Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Friday, 6 November 2009
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From The Guardian The UN's nuclear watchdog has asked Iran to explain evidence suggesting that Iranian scientists have experimented with an advanced nuclear warhead design, the Guardian has learned. The very existence of the technology, known as a "two-point implosion" device, is officially ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/06/2009 5:12 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 6 November 2009
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This is Louis Amis in November's Standpoint Magazine with the first sensible, rational, objective and measured assessment of the English Defence League that I have read so far. It is a longish article with some interviews; do read it all. What does it take for one 60-year-old man to run up to another ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/06/2009 4:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 5 November 2009
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From The Independent A senior serving soldier reveals how the Afghan policemen in Helmand are often a danger to the British forces they work with. When I heard the news this morning, I thought "Christ, five in one go..." I was shocked and saddened – but I was not surprised that it ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/05/2009 5:23 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 4 November 2009
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From The Seattle University Spectator Members of Seattle University’s Muslim community have been gathering signatures on a petition since Monday to voice their resentment over the university hosting author Nonie Darwish last week. Darwish, a former Muslim who renounced Islam for Christianity ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/04/2009 9:04 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 4 November 2009
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Update from this morning. The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the killing of five British soldiers by a rogue Afghan policeman in Helmand Province. The servicemen, three from the Grenadier Guards and two from the Royal Military Police, died when the officer turned his gun on them at a checkpoint ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/04/2009 8:48 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 4 November 2009
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Three Grenadier Guards and two Royal Military Police were attacked as they rested inside a compound. The soldiers, who had removed their body armour and helmets, were shot by an Afghan national policeman who then fled. It is not known whether he was a member of the Taliban or being coerced by the insurgents. The ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/04/2009 3:01 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 3 November 2009
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Cue cropcircle Cue flashbombs. Cue thermonuclear device. Cue fatwa. From The Guardian He blew up the Empire State Building and the White House in Independence Day, sent a giant monster careering through the heart of Manhattan in Godzilla and destroyed the famous Hollywood sign in The Day After ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/03/2009 1:58 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 3 November 2009
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From the Swedish edition of The Local A once moderate Muslim spokesperson who last year came out as an Islamist radical has announced plans to start a political party uniting all of Sweden’s anti-Zionists. According to Mohamed Omar, a 34-year-old author and commentator born in Uppsala in eastern ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/03/2009 1:40 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 3 November 2009
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By Sahra Abdi Ahmed NAIROBI, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Somalia's hardline al Shabaab insurgents closed three grassroots women's organisations in the rebel-held town of Balad Hawa on Monday to stop women from going to work, a rebel leader said. The group wants to impose its own version of Islamic law on areas ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/03/2009 4:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 2 November 2009
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From The Manchester Evening News A mother of six was sentenced to two years in prison after admitting concealing “a mini encyclopaedia of weapons making” in the sleeve of her burkha. Houria Chahed Chentouf, 41, from Longsight, Manchester, pleaded guilty to two offences of possessing ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/02/2009 10:56 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 2 November 2009
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This is a week old from the Copenhagen Post but it is an on-going situation. A vicar hunted from his home by local vandals is being backed by politicians and locals alike. The country’s leading politicians, including Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, attended a Sunday service to show ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/02/2009 3:47 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 2 November 2009
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Thanks to Apostate Islam for reminding me of this from yesterday's Sunday Times. Last November, more than 150 people were killed by terrorists in Mumbai. One target was a centre run by this young Jewish couple, who were murdered and perhaps tortured; miraculously, their toddler son escaped. Alastair ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/02/2009 3:07 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 2 November 2009
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From the BBC. At least 20 people have been killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi. Police told the BBC a bomber blew himself up in the car park of a hotel. More than 40 people were injured, including women and children. The blast struck a busy area near the ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/02/2009 1:29 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 1 November 2009
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Two demos, both alike in dignity, in fair England where we lay our scene. Thankfully the civil blood didn’t make the civil hands (and not even the uncivil boots) unclean. First London. Islam 4 the UK intended to march through Westminster, past Buckingham palace and Parliament to Trafalgar Square ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/01/2009 11:50 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 1 November 2009
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This is Minette Marrin in the Sunday Times Can the recent success of the British National party be explained by the misguided immigration policy of the government? That was the killer question from the floor during the notorious episode of Question Time 10 days ago. Four times it was put to Jack Straw, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/01/2009 7:44 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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From The Sunday Times A civil servant who has condemned ministers for helping to fuel the “slaughter” of Arabs in the Middle East is advising Britain’s most senior prosecutor on Islamic extremism. Azad Ali, a Treasury official who has used his internet blog to praise the spiritual ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 6:26 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
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From the Sunday Telegraph Schools run by members of the Islamic extremist group Hizb ut-Tahrir have had their public funding suspended and will be placed under investigation after the payments were exposed by The Sunday Telegraph. Government grants totalling £113,000 were paid last year to the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2009 6:19 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 24 October 2009
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Huge increases in immigration over the past decade were a deliberate attempt to engineer a more multicultural Britain, a former Government adviser said yesterday. Andrew Neather, a speechwriter who worked in Downing Street for Tony Blair and in the Home Office for Jack Straw and David Blunkett, said ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/24/2009 4:00 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 24 October 2009
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See you when I get back. And do behave yourselves in my absence. You know who you are . . . ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/24/2009 3:12 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 23 October 2009
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Two years ago the family and I took a holiday in West Norfolk and visited Heacham, the village which Pocahontas is reputed to have visited during the year she spent in England. One of the things she is said to have done while staying with her husband’s family whose home it was, is to have planted ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/23/2009 1:37 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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