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Eurabia Alive But Not So Well

No man survives when freedom fails; the best men rot in filthy jails. And those who cry "Appease, appease!" are hanged by those they tried to please. —Horace Mann The best lack all conviction, while The worst are full of passionate intensity. —W.B.Yeats IGHT-WING Dutch legislator Geert Wilders, who is being prosecuted at home in Eurabia for anti-Islam remarks, said he was barred from entering Britain on Thursday after he landed in defiance of a government ban. Wilders wanted to show his film "Fitna," which argues that the Koran incites violence, in the British parliament. But he was told by...

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Islamic Nations Rip Free Speech

Not exactly big news, But aren't we giddy that someone in the West is actually taking up this hot potato! Not that they will run with it very far before tossing it aside so as not to offend the offenders. he government of the world's most populous Islamic state says YouTube has two days to take down a Dutch lawmaker's provocative film on the Koran or it will block access to the popular video-sharing Web site. Yes. Islamic nations rip free speech every chance they get. The warning by Indonesia came as the U.N.'s primary human rights watchdog ended a...


Jizya And Latter Day Barbary Pirates

xercising the Muslim tradition of extracting jizya from any and all, the Taliban demanded and South Korea paid $2.46 million to Taliban extremists in Afghanistan to secure the release of 19 hostages. Citing unidentified sources in Afghanistan, a Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun said Afghan mediators persuaded South Korea's ambassador in Kabul that there was no other way to end the six-week kidnap ordeal. "Two million dollars were paid to release all 19 people," an Afghan mediator was quoted as telling the influential Japanese daily. Officially however, the Asahi Shimbun said both a South Korean official and a Taliban spokesman contacted...


Ex-Muslim Attacked In Netherlands

OORBURG, THE NETHERLANDS—Ehsan Jami, the chairman of the committee for ex-Muslims, will be given extra security. The national anti-terrorism coordinator's office, the public prosecution department and the police decided during a meeting on Monday that "additional measures" are necessary for the protection of the 22-year-old Labour PvdA council member in Leidschendam-Voorburg. A spokesperson for the office of the national anti-terrorism coordinator (NCTb) reported this on Monday when asked. The extra measures are being implemented because Jami was attacked and beaten in Voorburg last weekend. No further details about the extra security measures are being released. Jami did not want to...


A Matter Of Time Addicted To Crime

UESTION: From my third floor concrete and brick bunker I had briefly hoped that this Rushdie Knighthood situation would have grown more legs by now and become as widespread as the Danish Cartoons. Any reason why it hasn't? ANSWER: Give them a little more time, it takes a while for them to get worked up into a lather. After the industrial strength Mohammed cartoons posted in the Jyllands-Poston in September 2005, it took 2 weeks before an estimated 3,500 Muslims in Denmark conducted a somewhat peaceful protest. Leadership had been caught flat-footed, so it took a while to incite enough...