Here are the Blogs in the Rebecca Bynum category.
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Saturday, 4 February 2006
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NER's own Theodore Dalrymple writes in the Spectator (subscription), the following gem: What a human catastrophe is the doctrine of human rights! Not only does it give officialdom an excuse to insinuate itself into the very fabric of our lives, but it has a profoundly corrupting effect upon youth, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2006 8:24 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 4 February 2006
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No major American newspaper has reprinted the Danish cartoons and American Muslim leaders are urging restraint over the cartoon controversy for now.  The many press reports I have read on this issue, many site the fact that Muslims comprise less than 2% of the American population and that rioting ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2006 8:00 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 3 February 2006
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Posted on 02/03/2006 2:51 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 3 February 2006
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Writing in Der Spiegel, best-selling author and Muslim dissident Ibn Warraq argues that freedom of expression is our western heritage and we must defend it against attacks from totalitarian societies. If the west does not stand in solidarity with the Danish, he argues, then the Islamization ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2006 9:35 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 3 February 2006
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Theodore Dalrymple often writes of the duty of intellectuals to "draw bright lines" around civilization in order to define and protect it.  One of those lines must certainly be drawn around monogamy.  Monogamous marriage is the basic institution of our society through which all our ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2006 8:54 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 3 February 2006
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Victor Hanson writes of the Hamas victory this morning at NRO: (...)No one expected the elders of a New England township, but they were nevertheless somewhat amused that the result was right out of a Quentin Tarantino movie. Almost immediately, Hamas's newly elected, self-proclaimed officials ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2006 8:24 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 3 February 2006
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John Derbyshire had an interesting post at The Corner yesterday in response to Andy McCarthy: (...)The War on Terror, though, is not really a war to stamp out terrorism, a thing that probably can't be done, as our leaders very likely know. It is a war on terrorists getting nukes. ("WMD" ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2006 7:58 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 3 February 2006
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From AP: ISTANBUL, Turkey (Feb. 2) - In the most expensive Turkish movie ever made [$10 million], American soldiers in Iraq crash a wedding and pump a little boy full of lead in front of his mother. They kill dozens of innocent people with random machine gun fire, shoot the groom in the head, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2006 7:45 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 3 February 2006
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From this morning's New Duranty Times: Mariam Farhat, [as expected, has won a seat in the new Parliament] the mother of three Hamas supporters killed by Israelis. She bade one son goodbye in a homemade videotape before he stormed an Israeli settlement, killing five people, then being shot dead. She ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/03/2006 7:30 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 2 February 2006
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The cartoon controversy was finally covered in the New Duranty Times this morning, but I couldn't help but notice the cartoons themselves were stangely absent from the coverage. Hugh Fitzgerald writes the following over at JW, which I will blog for him here, since he hasn't found his way ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2006 7:18 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 31 January 2006
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Michael Jackson was apparently reverting to Islam according to my National Enquirer (print edition) which has a picture of him in what appears to be a  woman's abaya complete with a headscarf while taking a stroll around Mecca.  Breaking news this morning, however, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2006 8:18 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 31 January 2006
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David Horowitz shares some thoughts on the Palestinian elections: The Palestinian Nazi Party has won the elections. This is a party, Hamas, that calls for the obliteration of the Jewish state (in so many words) and the killing of Jews because they are Jews (in so many words), and cites the Koranic ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2006 8:05 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 31 January 2006
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Hugh Fitzgerald has an especially informative piece up at Jihad Watch on the background and illustrious family history of Al-Qaeda #2 man Ayman Al-Zawahiri.  "Al-Zawahiri does not come from the lower depths, and neither "poverty" nor any of those other off-the-shelf pseudo-explanations ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2006 7:42 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 31 January 2006
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Oh, Mary, I knnnooowwww!  I sympathize dear, I really do.  Oh I knooowwww!...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2006 7:35 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 30 January 2006
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That is how former President Bill Clinton characterizes the controversy over whether free speech will survive in the west, and whether the west will survive at all - "outrageous cartoons against Islam."  I suppose that vow to protect and defend the Constitution of the United ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/30/2006 11:34 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 30 January 2006
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Andy Bostom is on a roll this morning.   The Treacly Standard no less. "The philosophy of offensive jihadists has also remained consistent through the ages. Not only does Bostom reprint passages from Islamic scholars from nearly a millennium ago belligerently calling for jihad, he ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/30/2006 10:23 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 30 January 2006
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NER's own Andrew Bostom is interviewed by Jamie Glazov at Frontpage this morning: FP: There are scholars and critics amongst us who argue that the terrorists have exploited and hijacked Islam to serve their own violent ends. In their view, Islamist terror is a perversion of the true Islam. What ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/30/2006 9:36 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 30 January 2006
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According to the New Duranty Times this morning, of the Hamas victory in the Palestinian territories, Ms. Rice says the following: "I've asked why nobody saw it coming," Ms. Rice said, speaking of her own staff. "It does say something about us not having a good enough pulse." Golly, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/30/2006 8:08 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 30 January 2006
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Over at the BBC this morning, is yet another story about the ongoing saga of the Muhammad cartoons first published by a Danish Newspaper, the Jyllands-Posten just to see what would happen, in other words, they asked themselves, "would Muslims lose it?"  Well, true to form, they have ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/30/2006 6:30 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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