Here are the Blogs in the Hugh Fitzgerald category.
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Thursday, 15 June 2006
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"the Khadims claim that under Islam if a man sees a woman while performing namaaz, it becomes a futile exercise."-- from this article And that's true too. Sometimes.Yeats has a poem on the theme: Politics "In our time the destiny of man presents its meanings in political terms."Thomas ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2006 6:33 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 15 June 2006
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A Florida minister from the Southern Baptist Church sparked anger in the U.S. Muslim community earlier this week with derogatory remarks concerning the Prophet Mohammed. Reverend Jerry Vines, speaking at an annual church conference in Saint Louis, Missouri, attacked Prophet Mohammed and said that the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2006 1:24 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 15 June 2006
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Listen, some people like to concede defeat. I don't. I prefer, in Iraq, to concede victory. We won in Iraq; we've inadvertently created a situation which will inevitably lead to demoralization and division within the Camp of Islam. If only we have the good sense to recognize it and stop trying to prevent ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2006 8:25 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 14 June 2006
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"And I know there is an international jihadist movement that desires to do us harm and they have territorial ambitions. The reason I know that is that's what they've told us. And part of their territorial ambition is to have safe haven in Iraq. That's what they've said. That's what the enemy has ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2006 6:23 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 14 June 2006
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ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's Islamic-rooted government has ordered a 500-year old Latin inscription believed to have been carved by the Knights of St. John erased from an old castle, newspaper reports said Tuesday. - from this article Already statues have been vandalized by Muslims in public places, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2006 7:21 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 13 June 2006
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A state policy of trying in every way to accommodate Muslims, including the policy of not offending them, or rather, not doing anything that they could conceivably claim offends them is madness. It is obvious that Muslim groups, Muslim spokesman, Muslim individuals, are trying to force the Western world ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2006 7:06 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 13 June 2006
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"liberal democratic nations must enforce effective psycholinguistic, cognitive/behavior restructuring, and thinking for a change programs to modify Muslim's sense of righteousness and their simplistic all or nothing mentality that causes them to wage war against infidels."-- from this article ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2006 6:32 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 11 June 2006
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"I [Rod Dreher] welcome co-existence -- why shouldn't I? -- but not at the cost of a see-no-evil mentality that refuses to ask questions that make some Muslims uncomfortable -- and to expect answers, not a shabby p.r. strategy that depends on mau-mau'ing critics into guilty silence. As former FBI ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/11/2006 6:50 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 10 June 2006
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"Decrying Saudi Arabia for teaching intolerance and financing terrorism, lawmakers voted 312-97 to cut the $420,000 the oil-rich kingdom receives to participate in U.S.-backed military and counter-terrorism training" - from this story The American government never "needed" Saudi ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/10/2006 4:44 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 10 June 2006
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"Norway's parliament, the Storting, has already approved a proposal for more contact and exchange to promote cooperation between individuals, voluntary organizations, political parties and industry in Norway and the Muslim world."-- from this article Not so very different from all of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/10/2006 1:58 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 8 June 2006
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A Somali cabdriver laughingly told a friend of mine whom he had picked up at the airport about his other Somali friends, one with "several wives" and "sixteen children" (I think that was the figure, but could be off by one or two) who had managed to figure out a way for all of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/08/2006 6:06 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 8 June 2006
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Zarqawi's death is cheering, for all the obvious reasons. And there would be still more cheering, for all the obvious reasons, if Bin Laden and Al-Zawahiri were killed. Puts a bounce in one's step, makes the morning better. Worrying, for all the obvious reasons and some unobvious ones. Gives Infidels ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/08/2006 9:36 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 7 June 2006
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"[Grover] Norquist, a former Executive Director of the College Republicans and current head of Americans for Tax Reform is, along with his devoutly Muslim new wife, Samah Al-Rayyes, the founder of the Islamic Institute which advocates the compatibility of Islam with free enterprise and capitalism."-- ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2006 3:05 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 7 June 2006
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"The local Muslim community has criticized the investigation as overzealous and the prison terms of those convicted as excessive. Muslims flocked to the courthouse to show support for Chandia, a third-grade teacher at a Muslim school in Maryland. About 100 supporters attended closing arguments ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2006 11:10 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 2 June 2006
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Resentment of the United States, and the conspiracy theories that surround that view, are absurd and dangerous, but they get in the way of what should, and could, be a natural alliance (or at least an alliance should be more natural with the United States, which unlike either Islamic forces, or China, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/02/2006 1:21 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 31 May 2006
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"...declaring that the United States was too tied down in Iraq and Afghanistan..."-- from Haaretz The harm that would result from the acquisition of nuclear weapons by the Islamic Republic of Iran far outweighs any conceivable good that could come from the construction or re-construction ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/31/2006 2:18 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 24 May 2006
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One was startled and delighted to see, for perhaps the first time, in today's New Duranty Times, the complete list of those ethnic groups that constitute half the population of Iran, and all of which have their own grievances which, in the right conditions, and with the example of a completely autonomous ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/24/2006 9:09 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 21 May 2006
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"President Hosni Mubarak opened the World Economic Forum in a booming Red Sea resort Saturday with a surprisingly tough speech that signaled deepening strains in the once-ironclad links with Egypt's American allies and benefactors.-- from this story "once-ironclad links with Egypt's American ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/21/2006 6:25 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 19 May 2006
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“It is a part of our noble responsibility to spoil the Western society with drugs”, Badruddoza said.-- from this article This prompts the obvious observation. Any Muslim can justify, or be helped to justify, his criminal activity in the Western world as an act of Jihad. The Norwegian imam ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/19/2006 11:09 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 15 May 2006
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This translation from MEMRI Where did he speak? Were American troops guarding the roads he had to travel along from possible attack by Sunnis? After all, everywhere the Americans are protecting the Shi'a from the Sunnis and the Sunnis from the Shi'a. Ayatollah al-Baghdadi knows that. But that doesn't ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/15/2006 7:26 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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