I am all astonishment too

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Luz is the one who alerted me about it, so I’ll let Luz tell you, but we’re both stunned by this. Luz’s post is here and let me get these important facts out of the way – she’s an excellent writer, an artist and a much better person than I.

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Opinion: The trap of endlessly explaining why Islamism is what it is

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At some point you would think it would occur to those who attempt to make excuses for Islam that the overall effectiveness of their efforts is inversely correlated to the number of words required to try to make their tortured points. Genius is in being able to explain complex ideas simply. The Koran is incomprehensible. Falling into the trap of endlessly explaining, in more and more words why Islam is not what it actually is as revealed by its 1400 year history and the fruits of its followers is a losing game.

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Up Against Fanaticism

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This is the language with which we must all speak, this is the hard line. It’s time to get tough. From Panama City (Florida) News Herald ===== If straight talk of savagery offends you, if you believe in ethnic and gender diversity but not diversity of thought or if you think there is an acceptable gray area between good and evil, then turn to the funny pages, and take the children, too. This piece is not for you. We published pictures Thursday of burnt American corpses hanging from an Iraqi bridge behind a mob of grinning Muslims. Some readers didn’t

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Opinion: Why The Special Treatment for Israel?

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After weeks of terrorist fedayeen attacks on American forces, Allied troops managed to catch a large group of these militants in open battle. Casualty lists varied, with the official American toll listing 54 guerrillas killed. Iraqi sources listed 8 civilians dead, however. Think about this idea, from Voice of Judea. Imagine that instead of ‘American,’ or ‘Allied’ forces, the story listed ‘Israeli’ or ‘Jewish,’ and instead of Iraqis, the news item spoke of “Palestinian fatalities.” What would world reaction be? Would America be at all supportive of it? Doubtful. Would the UN and world community accept it with even a

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