Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Wednesday Afternoon Roundup - Motive and Means


In Westgate, a Kenyan mall oriented toward expats, terrorists separated Muslims from non-Muslims before killing them. The Muslims were allowed to go free if they could recite a Muslim prayer.

“I don’t understand why you would shoot a five-year-old child,” one of the survivors said. But the five-year-old was not a Muslim.

Moments like these put the Clash of Civilizations into bloody context. This isn’t abstract politics. It’s not about economics, the environment or foreign policy. It’s about a worldview in which a five-year-old who can’t recite the Islamic confession of faith deserves to be killed.
At the Khaybar Massacre and the birth of the battle cry Allahu Akbar, Mohammed’s cousin asked why he meant to massacre the Jews. “Fight with them until they bear testimony to the fact that there is no god but Allah and Mohammed is his Messenger,” he replied.

That message in one form or another permeates Islam. It is the essence of the Jihad.

From my article on the Kenya attack; In the Name of Islam

INDECISION 2008-2016

Obama is dogma-ridden. Where Bush was a pragmatist trying to do what worked; he needs to follow a party line. Like the Chinese rocket scientist consulting Mao’s Little Red Book to decide what to do next; he needs the political guidance of the left to come to a decision on anything.

He can pursue any course as long as he starts with a progressive political program and then does whatever is necessary to put it into action. What he has great difficulty doing is beginning with a necessary action and working backward toward a political program.

Putin, the former KGB man, has to regard the interaction with an American leader whose Socialist inflexibility exceeds that of any Soviet leader with a certain amount of irony.

The Roots of Obama’s Indecision


The black flag is the war flag and the white flag is the state flag of the Caliphate.

The Al-Liwaa, the Caliphate state flag, and the Al-Liwaa, the war flag, are making a statement that the marchers are with the army of Mohammed and are at war with the non-Muslim Dar Al-Harb. The House of War. America.

These were the flags that were planted on American embassies on September 11 during the attacks. Now they are being carried openly in New York.

New York Muslim Day Parade Marchers Carry Al Qaeda Jihad Flags


Mr. McCain said it’s a “cop-out” for critics of intervention in Syria to say “we don’t know who they are.”

“The point, I think, that you and others are missing … [is that] Syria is a moderate nation. Syria has the highest literacy rate of any nation in the Middle East. They are not going to submit to a jihadis or al Qaeda group governing them. They will not.”

Assuming you can even trust the literacy rate coming out of Syria, it’s 79 percent.

Iran’s literacy rate is 77 percent. Pakistan claims a literacy rate of 79%. 

McCain Claims Syria Won’t Turn Al Qaeda Because of High Literacy Rate

D.C. Congresswoman Claims City with 8th Highest Murder Rate is Safest in America


For about $200,000, Mrs. Clinton will offer pithy reflections and Mitch Albom-style lessons from her time as the nation’s top diplomat. (“Leadership is a team sport.” “You can’t win if you don’t show up.” “A whisper can be louder than a shout.”)

As useful as it is to inform audiences of bored people waiting to get out for some burgers that “Leadership is a team sport” and “You can’t win if you don’t show up” (Hillary did show up and didn’t win), it doesn’t sound like those are really the lessons that Hillary learned while letting four Americans die in Benghazi and handing a misspelled reset button to the Russkis.

How about informing the National Association of Realtors that the real lesson is “What difference does it make”. Sure you sold a home to a nice couple with three kids that’s located on an Indian burial ground/toxic waste dump. But really what difference does it make?

Or how about telling the American Society of Travel Agents that sure you may have suggested Libya as a great resort destination to that elderly couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and now there are pictures of their corpses being paraded around by America’s friendly Islamist allies… but really what difference does it make?

Hillary Speechmaking Tour Shares Valuable Lessons with America


The truth about the Arab Spring is that it never existed. The term was coined by Marc Lynch, a George Washington University professor, who had spent years urging engagement with Hamas and championing the role of the Muslim Brotherhood as a “firewall” against Al-Qaeda “radicalism.”

This Arab Spring had nothing to do with democracy or freedom. It was a scheme to split the Islamist ranks by turning over the Middle East to political Islamists. It was Zbigniew Brzezinski’s Green Belt strategy practiced on a grander scale than Iran.

The traditional Egyptian authorities, the old oligarchy, disliked the Muslim Brotherhood businessmen financed by Qatari cash and propagandized by its Al Jazeera megaphone, even more than Mubarak’s son. They knew that given time, Morsi would take their posts and business monopolies and hand them over to his supporters. The issue for them wasn’t Islam; it was power and money.

They knew that there was no Arab Spring. This was a regime change operation. Washington had decided that its old allies were no longer getting the job done and decided to trade them in for the Brotherhood. And they waited, giving the Brotherhood and Obama enough rope to hang themselves with. 

The Egyptian Pyramid Scheme


Al Qaeda’s Two Groups Now Fighting Each Other in Syria

Obama’s $1.3 Billion in Syrian Aid Helping Al Qaeda

Obama Refights Syrian Civil War at UN

Sex Jihadist Catches AIDS Serving Servicing Free Syrian Army Holy Warriors

She wore a Hijab to be more modest and then went on a Sex Jihad. The internal contradictions of Islamic morality never cease. Martyrs get 72 virgins. Female sex Jihadists get martyrdom is dying of AIDS.


The prices began to rise from .90 CUC to 1.50 CUC (from about $1 USD to $1.65 USD) for a pack of four rolls. Even still, though the price of toilet paper hit 10 percent of a person’s average monthly wage, women continued to buy it. Now we were edging toward the height of a paroxysm.

Then it happened – the price tripled. There was no conciliation or any other options. Now I had to spend 30 percent of my monthly salary on toilet paper if I wanted to maintain my hygiene.

Venezuela Nationalizes Toilet Paper Factory to Cope with Toilet Paper Shortage


White people are racist. All white people all the time. If there’s any case ever of a white person not being racist, it’s probably because he’s racist.

Are you white? Do you pay attention to black murderers? It must be because you’re racist? Wait, you don’t pay attention to black murderers? It’s because you’re racist. Why aren’t you paying attention to black murderers? You racist.

Washington Post Claims White People are Racist for Not Caring About Motives of Black Mass Murderers


Obama: “Raising the Debt Ceiling… Does Not Increase Our Debt”


Mariam explained that due to her young age she wasn’t capable of meeting the demands of married life.

“I was taken away from my small toys, taken out of my school forcibly and delivered to my husband whom I had only seen once, in front of the judge who officiated my marriage contract,” she added.

Mariam recently ran away from her husband’s house and returned to her father’s, after concluding that she could not bear to stay with her husband.

He dates other women under the excuse that his wife is young and thinks like a child, not living up to the intellect of a man of his age. Mariam’s husband also beats her whenever they have an argument.

“When I told my father about this, he told me, ‘This is normal and most young people are facing such a situation these days’”

1/3 of Gaza Hamas Marriages Involved Underage Girls


Sweden’s minister of Finance, Anders Borg is visiting Africa.

Look at all the beautiful colours the women here are wearing. Within ten years this is what it is going to look like all over Europe. Back home it’s so bleak and dreary the colours are devoid of life. When our children grow up there will be between 1.5 to 2 billion people in Africa and we will continue to be 500 million. That is going to have a huge impact on our trends.”

“Europe will become a better place, a more multicultural place,” he continues.

Swedish Minister Looks Forward to Europe Turning into Africa

Ayatollah Khomeini’s Great-Granddaughter gets a Photoshop Modesty Makeover


Windmills have been around for over 2000 years. Wind turbines have been around since 1887. They’re not exactly a groundbreaking technology.

Nuclear power plants are a truly modern technology. They’re more modern than solar cells which date back to 1888. Funny how the eco-left seems obsessed with 1880 technology while neglecting the wonders of modern technology. They seem to be the ones in the stone age.

Around the time of World War I, American windmill makers were producing 100,000 farm windmills each year, mostly for water-pumping. By the 1930s, wind generators for electricity were common on farms, mostly in the United States where distribution systems had not yet been installed.

Commercially, solar power made its debut in the late 1800’s.

As production of the solar thermosyphon system prospered during the 1920’s, economics soon made the solar heat irrelevant. With the discovery of large amounts of natural gas in California, the cost to heat water plummeted and solar energy systems could no longer compete for business.

Time for Solar Energy and Wind Farm Supporters to Stop Living in the Stone Age


MP Talal al-Sharif pulled out an AK-47 rifle and shot at fellow MP Qusay Dmisa during a public session of Jordan’s Parliament, but did not manage to wound him.

This is the first time that guns have been fired in Jordan’s Parliament, although earlier this year MP Shadi al-Edwan attempted to pull out a pistol in the building during a bitter dispute over rising fuel prices.

Although Al-Demsi was the shooting target, the ad-hoc investigation committee found him guilty of inciting the action. The MPs said that Al-Sharif resorted to arms only after Al-Demsi slapped him while they were shaking hands in an effort to resolve their dispute.

Al-Sharif was so offended by the slap that he rushed to produce his machine gun from his car and started shooting.

Jordanian Parliament Budget Dispute Ends with AK-47 Shooting


Forget Mad Max and think Mad Mohammed.

Police have discovered pictures of Osama bin Laden at a Gold Coast home linked to a worrying new bikie gang called Soldiers of Islam, whose members include former Iraqi soldiers.

They call themselves MBM – the Muslim Brotherhood Movement – a gang of 600 men who boast they are the toughest and best young street fighters of Middle Eastern descent in Sydney.

But the objectives of MBM – its emblem features two crossed pistols and a hand grenade – and its leadership remain unclear to officers of both the Organised Crime and Gang Squad and Middle Eastern Organised Crime Squad.

Soldiers of Islam Biker Gang Terrorizes Australia’s Gold Coast

Something About Mohammed: Egyptian Islamists Can’t Stop Kissing Morsi


Forget pivoting to the economy or to Asia. For that matter forget gun control or Syria. Obama has finally found what he needed to be doing all along.

Forcing movie theaters to install technology for the blind.

If we’re going full Kurt Vonnegut here, let’s stop pussyfooting around Instead of trying to make the blind see, why not just blind everyone?

The Justice Department can mandate that all movies be blank and be based entirely on descriptions. Not spoken descriptions because the deaf can’t hear. But not written ones because the blind can’t see. Maybe they’ll be descriptions you have to imagine for yourself while looking at a blank screen. And paying 20 bucks for the privilege.

Obama Inc. Orders Movie Theaters to Install Technology for the Blind


The World Muslimah beauty pageant, despite being meant as an alternative to Miss World, had most of the same ingredients, fake smiles, tacky clothes, dumb contestants and gallons of makeup.

But like most second-rate Muslim imitations of Western things, it compensated by being twice as vocal about Islam.

World Muslim Beauty Contest Ends in Prayer, Tears, But Not Beheading

Meet Amanda Lickers, the Canadian Left-Wing Gay Fake-Indian Who Desecrated a 9/11 Memorial


In 1992, Al Gore accused President George Bush of “a dangerous blindness to the murderous ambitions of a despot.” Eight years later, the Democratic Party platform proclaimed, “As President, Al Gore will not hesitate to use America’s military might against Iraq.”

Three years later, the Democratic Party, which had initiated the most aggressive military action against Iraq since the Gulf War and whose leading lights had repeatedly pledged to get tough on Saddam, had reinvented themselves as the anti-war party.

In 2002, Gore had told the Council on Foreign Relations that Iraq was “a virulent threat in a class by itself.” A year later he was talking that way about George W. Bush.

But did Iraq stop being a virulent threat in a class by itself because Al Gore changed his mind?

Saddam’s Ticking Time Bomb


I checked with friends this morning to find out if I was alone in my sense that I had fallen asleep in the late 1990s and woken to a world in which I have no idea what schools even do anymore. My friend Stephanie advised me that her back to school night involved a discussion with a teacher about “interfacing with a child’s developmental space,” as well as a reference to “scaffolding text to text connections” in Ramona the Pest.

52 percent of the nation’s 3.3 million public school teachers have a masters’ degree or better.

While the number of MA’s in the classroom doesn’t help kids. It does increase the adoption of gibberish as overeducated teachers put their useless education to use making the system that much more confusing and impenetrable.

Public school teachers are no longer incompetent. They are just strategizing the educational synergies of multiple levels of achievement.

Has the Overeducation of Teachers Turned Public Education into Gibberish?


Malmo consists of a 40 percent immigrant population and has the highest percentage of Muslims in Sweden closing in on a quarter of the population.

A superhero is patrolling the streets of Malmö to stop crime, the newspaper City reports.

Dressed in black, with knee and elbow pads, he has a white “V” on his chest, which stands for “Väktaren” or “The Guardian” and a white mask.

Väktaren, a comic book fan, was motivated to become a superhero last month after he was mugged.

Swedish City Overrun by Muslim Crime Turns to Superhero


Very very very white progressives, mostly the kind with advanced degrees in the humanities, or training in leftwing activist journalism or Keynesian economics, provide the intellectual cover for contemporary slavery, which takes the form not of whips and chains and fugitive slave acts, but rather is created with political calculation to form an economic plantation onto which pet minorities are forever herded, kept, fed, subsidized, and dumbed down, with no recourse to escaping failing schools, into permanent clients of the welfare state-Democrat Party vote exchange system.

from Jeff at Protein Wisdom's post


This was downtown Asheville in the heart of the freshly gentrified, cosmopolitan zone and instead of pick-ups rattling down the streets, Porsches prowled growling in the night outside the rock-climbing gym. This was an armed cultural hamlet in the New South, guarded by down-home decorating parlors ready to give your custom log-cabin that shabby chic lived-in look; where the sentries were hair salons called "The People" with mirrors in front of each station resembling nothing so much as the guillotines that "The People" of France once used so effectively in solving their aristocracy problem.

The difference here was that the new aristocracy of this region was busy admiring themselves in the mirrors of these guillotines with nary a Marat or Robespierre in sight. Instead, downtown Asheville -- or at least some small section at the top of the hills -- was relentlessly promoting our new secular religion of senseless and endless shopping opportunities. 

from American Digest's Grace in the Blue Ridge Mountains


Edward Cline has written a piece commenting on my article about Islam as a Gang Religion. His comments about my writing are much too kind, but I did want to highlight this section and comment on it.

Islam has no philosophy that pursues the meaning of life. In it, speculation is prohibited. As such, it can only obsess with the meaning of death, without page-long Kantian paragraphs that explicate its death-worship.

Islam at bottom is imbecilic and it attracts recidivist imbeciles. Passive Muslims are those who religiously go to mosque and question nothing. Activist Muslims are the killer imbeciles who fly planes into skyscrapers, prey on non-Muslim women in Britain and Europe, and invade shopping malls, guns blazing.

Islam's "Golden Age" is based on Greek and Roman texts which invading Arabs might have discovered and preserved, but which they did not originate and which were subsequently disdained as un-Islamic.

But Islam, if it can be called a philosophy, is a philosophy of nihilism and death. Islam, as Greenfield describes it (and too few others critical of Islam), is a manual for conquest, submission and self-immolation cobbled together from other creeds, chiefly from Judaism and Christianity, while Allah was originally a pagan moon god. There is no system or structure to it. It is an arbitrary, unwholesome porridge of assertions, sayings, anecdotes, and dicta, a disparate potpourri of statements of dubious authorship whose central theme is "conquer them, convert them, or kill them." It appeals to psychopaths and sociopaths – the jihadists – and to the morally rootless and selfless rank-and-file Muslims, that "silent majority" of manqués who refuse to think

There is no real possibility of transcendence in such a structure. Islam, as a religion, is embedded in the materialism of its endless war. 

It has nowhere to move forward. It replaces philosophical questions with real demons that it seeks to destroy. It resolves spiritual questions by shooting things. It offers its followers an easy solution through the duality of murder and death.


mindRider said...

With all the darkness surrounding us which you report and comment on let's celebrate the light of Torah, Chag Sameach.

Anonymous said...

As a committed Christian I believe in a God of creation. A God that breathed life into His creation. I cannot believe that such a God would be found in a quasi religion that worships death.

Brad Ervin

occupant 9 said...

Islam is everything the Left hoped/wished/wanted/accused Christians (mostly) and Jews of being. They can't bring themselves to see the error of their bearing false witness and those individuals who do decide to admit for the truth of "hate" facts, are excommunicated instantly, after a thorough character assassination, of course.

The madness is madness.

Islam will never relent on its belief of producing the "best of people" until Islam is utterly defeated on all levels. The weakness of mercy will get us killed.

ericcs said...

We allow Moslem immigration at the same time we allow TSA to search our body cavities. Two wrongs have never made a right, but it's all in conformance with leftist insanity as they double down on their immaculate memes, narratives and fantasies.

The left deliberately imports block quotas of their pet idealized groups from destructive cultures. Then when they get here, the vast faceless bureaucratic State automatically steps in to hand out freebies. In spite of its pompous bloated rhetoric, in point of fact the left doesn't give a damn about these people as people, but simply as commodities to be shipped in, stored at some location, and supplied with inputs. As for the day-to-day reality of personal interaction with real people, well all that is left up to those individuals of the dwindling majority culture who are forced to somehow deal with the destructive vibrant “benefits”.

God damn the left.

JKB said...

Interesting on the backwardness of the enviros. Might their be a correlation between that and the peak of Progressivism during the 1880-1920 period? Could we be being subjected to some crazed Steampunk fad?

Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog said...

that would explain a lot

mrs adela bradley said...

In his piece on Islam as a Gang Religion, Daniel mentions the Byzantines and Persians. But I'm starting to rethink the Punic Wars. Would to God but that the Romans had left the Carthaginians as masters of North Africa.

mrs adela bradley said...

And, that is where the Christian ideal of conversion rather than conquering ... and in that conquering grinding the enemy to dust and sowing their fields with salt ... is superior. Jesus said we are not to resist evil. This is not some frivolous, eco-vegan kind of thing; we're also supposed to be vigilant in our discernment and unambiguous in our denunciation of it. But, rather, it is so that we do not become pass from being vigilant over into embittered and vindictive. Rather than active resistance, I think we're always supposed to be moving toward, and through, evil.

As Don Colacho said, "Christianity completes paganism by adding confidence in God to fear of the divine."

mrs adela bradley said...

As we look peer into that abyss that is Islam, I highly recommend Timothy Furnish's website He has a piece on the significance of the 'Mahdi" or "Appointed One" entitled "What's Worse than Violent Jihadists?" that outlines how much worse things can get.

The Greeks moved through their Bronze Age Dark Ages in about 300 years, and went on to create another brilliant civilization. In 1400 years, Islam has produced no civilization at all. There never was a Theseus and Ariadne in Islam, all there ever was, or is, or will be is feeding the all-consuming Minotaur and descent into darkness.

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