Wednesday, May 31, 2006
By Joel Achenbach
Sunday, May 28, 2006; Page W08
As evidence mounts that humans are causing dangerous changes in Earth's climate, a handful of skeptics are providing some serious blowback
IT SHOULD BE GLORIOUS TO BE BILL GRAY, professor emeritus. He is often called the World's Most Famous Hurricane Expert. He's the guy who, every year, predicts the number of hurricanes that will form during the coming tropical storm season. He works on a country road leading into the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, in the atmospheric science department of Colorado State University. He's mentored dozens of scientists. By rights, Bill Gray should be in deep clover, enjoying retirement, pausing only to collect the occasional lifetime achievement award.
He's a towering figure in his profession and in person. He's 6 feet 5 inches tall, handsome, with blue eyes and white hair combed straight back. He's still lanky, like the baseball player he used to be back at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington in the 1940s. When he wears a suit, a dark shirt and tinted sunglasses, you can imagine him as a casino owner or a Hollywood mogul. In a room jammed with scientists, you'd probably notice him first.
He's loud. His laugh is gale force. His personality threatens to spill into the hallway and onto the chaparral. He can be very charming.
But he's also angry. He's outraged.
He recently had a public shouting match with one of his former students. It went on for 45 minutes.
He was supposed to debate another scientist at a weather conference, but the organizer found him to be too obstreperous, and disinvited him.
Much of his government funding has dried up. He has had to put his own money, more than $100,000, into keeping his research going. He feels intellectually abandoned. If none of his colleagues comes to his funeral, he says, that'll be evidence that he had the courage to say what they were afraid to admit.
Which is this: Global warming is a hoax.
"I am of the opinion that this is one of the greatest hoaxes ever perpetrated on the American people," he says when I visit him in his office on a sunny spring afternoon.
He has testified about this to the United States Senate. He has written magazine articles, given speeches, done everything he could to get the message out. His scientific position relies heavily on what is known as the Argument From Authority. He's the authority.
"I've been in meteorology over 50 years. I've worked damn hard, and I've been around. My feeling is some of us older guys who've been around have not been asked about this. It's sort of a baby boomer, yuppie thing."
Read it all, in five parts linked to the above website.
Tuesday, May 30, 2006
China says it's slowing rate of desertification
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, with desert covering one third of its landmass, is slowing the rate at which desertification is eating up arable and other land but the problem remains serious, a government official said on Monday.
At the end of the last century, areas affected by desertification in China were expanding at an annual rate of 10,400 square km (4,015 sq mile), said Zhu Lieke, deputy head of the State Forestry Administration.
This had now slowed to about 3,000 square km a year, he told a news conference.
"China's anti-desertification work has made major progress," Zhu said. "It has effectively improved agricultural production conditions ... and made a major contribution to the sustainable development of the economy and society.
"Although the work had had certain success, the desertification situation is still very serious," he added.
More than half a million sq km of land could yet be improved to turn back the deserts, and in some areas the sand was advancing at a fast rate, Zhu said.
"Disadvantageous climatic reasons, especially the influence of drought on speeding up desertification, cannot be underestimated," he said. "Over-planting, over-grazing and over-use of water are also issues yet to be totally resolved."
China -- home to part of the Gobi desert -- has embarked upon a massive tree-planting scheme to hold back the deserts, as well as banning the grazing of domestic animals on fragile soil and trying to improve irrigation.
Last month, officials said that China would never completely tame the sandstorms that plague the country every spring due to the sheer size of its sandy regions.
But they did promise China would step up efforts to control the problem, adding they were confident the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing would not be affected.
Desertification of the country's west and Mongolian steppes has made spring sandstorms worse in recent years, reaching as far away as South Korea and Japan and turning rain and snow yellow.
A persistent drought in northern parts of China has only added to the problem, sucking moisture from the soil and making it more easily picked up by the wind, officials have said.
China's State Council, or cabinet, said in February that by 2010 the country would establish "clear improvements" in key areas, and by 2020 half of the country's desertified land that can be repaired would have been.
A U.N. study issued last year warned that a deteriorating environment, including encroaching deserts, could drive about 50 million Chinese from their homes by 2010.
Speaking of Appeasing Angry Muslims... it seems Islam is fast becoming a European fashion-statement. Ladies (excuse me, Sisters! ... ) have you purchased your Burqa yet? If not, you can now be fashionable in both the Muslim quarter and the Left Bank. This head-schmata (excuse me, "beautiful item of clothing"...) is actually being promoted by the "Youth Branch" of one of the German political parties, as a measure by which politically-correct women can dress down to make the Muslims feel comfortable. Yes, Sisters, why bother to stand tall and look a man in the eye when you can cower and cover up like the inferior pig-vermin which you truly are! (I'm not convinced, but who am I to question the Holy Koran?)
Seems the Muslim guys are "humiliated" to see all those Western babes parading around nearly undressed, while their own women must wear curtains and bags over their heads. So rather than think the unthinkable, and consider the impossible, that their own women be allowed to breathe freely without dragging around under a tent, the Western women must do everything possible that our guests from overseas be made as happy as possible.
Next week, lessons on self-performed female genital mutilations, a necessary new kind of body-piercing for the sex-frustrated politically-correct woman. A perfect match for the misogynist guy who likes to whip himself in public on holidays! Stay tuned. J.D.
Electing a New People: The Leftist - Islamic Alliance
Bertolt Brecht wrote a satirical poem after the 1953 East German risings:
After the uprising of 17 June
The Secretary of the Writers' Union
Had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee
Stating that the People
Had forfeited the confidence of the government
And could win it back only
By redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier
In that case for the government
To dissolve the people
And elect another?"
At the beginning of the 21st century, electing a new people seems to be exactly what Socialist parties in Europe are doing. Perhaps the greatest idea of the Leftist parties after the Cold War was to re-invent themselves as Multicultural immigration parties and start importing voters from abroad. In addition to this, they have managed to denounce the opposition as racists, bigots and extremists. A new alliance of convenience between Leftists and Muslim immigrants is taking shape in Europe. I think the deal is that the Leftist parties get a number of new clients, I mean voters, in return for giving Muslims privileges and subsidies, as well as keeping the borders more or less open for new Muslims to enter. As one Muslim put it: "I vote for the Socialists because they give me more money." The Leftists are, in essence, electing a new people, replacing the one already there with one more supportive of their agenda.
A sobering essay, read it all.
Monday, May 29, 2006
Already there are numerous reports, whenever young girls are arrested during protests marches, they often vanish, sometimes to reappear in Mullah-run brothels. Islamic gangsterism and totalitarian hate, getting nuclear-armed and threating the world. Another facet of Saharasia's deadly and ugly face. J.D.
By Philip Sherwell in Washington
A leading Iranian pro-democracy and women's activist, who was jailed on trumped-up charges last year, has revealed how the clerical regime cynically deploys systemic sexual violence against female dissidents in the name of Islam.
Roya Tolouee, 40, was beaten up by Iranian intelligence agents and subjected to a horrific sexual assault when she refused to sign forced confessions. It was only when they threatened to burn her two children to death in front of her that she agreed to put her name to the documents.
Perhaps just as shocking as the physical abuse were the chilling words of the man who led the attack. "When I asked how he could do this to me, he said that he believed in only two things - Islam and the rule of the clerics," Miss Tolouee told The Sunday Telegraph last week in an interview in Washington after she fled Iran.
"But I know of no religious morality that can justify what they did to me, or other women. For these people, religion is only a tool for dictatorship and abuse. It is a regime of prejudice against women, against other regimes, against other ethnic groups, against anybody who thinks differently from them."
Miss Tolouee's account of her ordeal confirms recent reports from opposition groups that Iranian intelligence officials use sexual abuse against female prisoners as an interrogation technique and even rape young women before execution so that they cannot reach heaven as virgins.
Read it all, and weep for the Iranians.
Sunday, May 28, 2006
Iran and its neighbors are preparing for war
By Olivier Guitta
Military activity in the Gulf has been increasing tremendously in the past few months. According to British sources, the stock of weapons, missiles and combat planes in the six neighboring countries to Iran is now three times what it was at the onset of the Iraq war in 2003.
This arsenal is also composed of submarines, destroyers belonging to Iran and also to the international community in the Sea of Oman. An impressive number of offensive and defensive weapons are also deployed in the region. For instance, since March ,Gulf refineries and vital oil installations are protected by batteries of Patriot missiles. Furthermore, according to the Kuwaiti daily Al Seyassah, the US has built a massive stock of oil and could ask the temporary stop of Gulf refineries in order to prevent heavy damage in case of an Iranian attack. Iran has indeed warned Gulf monarchies that their oil facilities would be the first target in case of a US operation on Iranian nuclear facilities.
It seems Harpers Magazine is showing some spine. I continue to have mixed feelings about them. They published the original Brady smear articles attacking Wilhelm Reich, which helped to stimulate the eventual burning of Reich's books, and his death in prison, and they never made any public apology about it. They also published several other items, in recent years, making horrid ridicule of Reich's findings.
On the more positive side, they broke big medical taboos by publishing the Celia Farber article critical of AIDS orthodoxy, and will now expand its venue and take on the Muslim fanatics. I am informed the June issue Harpers will carry an article by New York cartoonist Art Spiegelman, apparently focused upon press self-censorship, and it will carry the original 12 Jylands-Posten Danish Muhammed cartoons which caused so many Mulsim heads to explode.
But it seems, firstly we will see lots of Infidel heads explode, as witnessed in Canada, where the largest bookstore chain "Indigo Books" has now refused to carry the June issue of Harpers. Probably they will continue to carry the Koran, however, which advocates murder, deception, invasion, theft, etc., but no cartoons!
Desert Expansion and Jet-Stream Shifts
Desert Expansion and Jet-Stream Shifts
The following article appeared in the last days, regarding a new study suggesting global warming has created a deviation in jet-stream patterns, which helps create drought and desert-expansion. From the viewpoint of Reich's orgone-energetic functionalism, which postulates a primary energy in the atmosphere which stands behind both healthy atmospheres (pulsing-rainy) and stagnated ones (deserts-drought), we can view this kind of evidence in a different light.
Certainly, classical science has identified a correlation here, between atmospheric warming and jet stream displacement, but they have the causality 180-degrees off. The deserts are expanding, and forcing the jet to deviate, creating regional warmings which are then averaged out to claim a global warming influence. It is driven by the stagnated dor phenomenon which builds up within desert basins and periodically spills outward to create droughts and heat-waves along the desert periphery. Dust clouds fill such "discharged" hot and dorish air masses, which arrive in wetter regions to create hazy obscured atmospheres, dry conditions and soaring temperatures. The bioenergetic signature behind these phenomenon is missed, as too often the scientific meteorologist works only with weather-maps and images on computer screens, and does not go out into these areas to see what the atmospheres over the deserts, or within the droughty/heat-wave regions actually look like.
I am reminded of my "desert-drought map" produced years ago, (see Pulse of the Planet #2, p.82, 1989) which postulated the formation of droughts from outbreaks of adjacent dor-infested desert regions. This creates not only drought but heat-wave as well, driving up the average global temperature. But in fact it is only a regional warming related to primary desert-expansion. In such cases, the jet stream would always be deflected, and this average deflection appears to be what has been measured.
We are having a snow-blizzard here, as I write! Looking out the window it looks like winter again. What global warming?!
27 May 2006
Deserts Expanding With Jet Stream Shift
By ANDREW BRIDGES
Associated Press Writer
Deserts in the American Southwest and around the globe are creeping toward heavily populated areas as the jet streams shift, researchers reported Thursday.
The result: Areas already stressed by drought may get even drier.
Satellite measurements made from 1979 to 2005 show that the atmosphere in the subtropical regions both north and south of the equator is heating up. As the atmosphere warms, it bulges out at the altitudes where the northern and southern jet streams slip past like swift and massive rivers of air. That bulging has pushed both jet streams about 70 miles closer to the Earth's poles.
Since the jet streams mark the edge of the tropics, in essence framing the hot zone that hugs the equator, their outward movement has allowed the tropics to grow wider by about 140 miles. That means the relatively drier subtropics move as well, pushing closer to places like Salt Lake City, where Thomas Reichler, co-author of the new study, teaches meteorology.
"One of the immediate consequences one can think of is those deserts and dry areas are moving poleward," said Reichler, of the University of Utah. Details appear in Thursday's Science Express, the online edition of the journal Science.
The movement has allowed the subtropics to edge toward populated areas, including the American Southwest, southern Australia and the Mediterranean basin. In those places, the lack of precipitation already is a worry.
Additional creep could move Africa's Sahara Desert farther north, worsening drought conditions that are already a serious problem on that continent and bringing drier weather to the countries that ring the Mediterranean Sea.
"The Mediterranean is one region that models consistently show drying in the future. That could be very much related to this pattern that we are seeing in the atmosphere," said Isaac Held, a senior research scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. He was not connected with the research.
A shift in where subtropical dry zones lie could make climate change locally noticeable for more people, said Karen Rosenlof, a NOAA research meteorologist also unconnected to the study.
"It is a plausible thing that could be happening, and the people who are going to see its effects earliest are the ones who live closer to the tropics, like southern Australia," said Rosenlof. Her own work suggests the tropics have actually compressed since 2000, after growing wider over the previous 20 years.
Reichler suspects global warming is the root cause of the shift, but said he can't be certain. Other possibilities include variability and destruction of the ozone layer. However, he and his colleagues have noted similar behavior in climate models that suggest global warming plays a role.
Moving the jet streams farther from the equator could disrupt storm patterns, as well as intensify individual storms on the poleward side of the jet streams, said lead author Qiang Fu, a University of Washington atmospheric scientist.
In Europe, for example, that shift could mean less snow falling on the Alps in winter. That would be bad news for skiers, as well as for farmers and others who rely on rivers fed by snowmelt.
"This definitely favors or enhances the frequency of droughts," Fu said of such a shift.
Imposition of Shariah on non-Muslims proposed in Aceh -27/05/06
A bill proposed by lawmakers in the Indonesian province of Aceh would impose Shariah law on all non-Muslims, the armed forces and law enforcement officers, a local police official has announced.
The news comes two months after the Deutsche Presse-Agentur warned of “Taliban-style Islamic police terrorizing Indonesia's Aceh”.
Shariah took effect in 2005 in Aceh, a predominantly Muslim region on the northernmost tip of Sumatra. But it only applied to Muslims.
In the months following the tsunami in December 2004, the Aceh government had begun vigorously enforcing a three-year-old provincial statute on Shariah. Human rights groups have expressed concern.
Alyasa Abubakar, head of the relevant local government office, declared recently: "Based on equality in law, Acehnese people have formally proposed ... to apply the Islamic Shariah Law to all those residing in Aceh, including military, police and non-Muslims."
The provincial Islamic law department has called a further crackdown on 'immorality' - alcohol, gambling, women appearing in public without headscarves or venturing out at night without a male escort.
Recently a young Acehnese woman was allegedly publicly flogged for kissing her boyfriend in public, while another 23-year-old has been locked up in Acehnese jail for more than two weeks without access to an attorney after being caught drinking beer.
Shariah police are said to have barged into the lobby of a leading Banda Aceh hotel to arrest three women attending an international conference because they were not wearing headscarves.
Saturday, May 27, 2006
Thursday, May 25, 2006
40,000 women 'sex trafficked' for World Cup
German government supports import of mostly poor from Central, Eastern Europe
Posted: May 26, 2006
In response to reports that 40,000 young women will be brought to Germany from Central and Eastern Europe to "sexually service" men attending the World Cup soccer championship next month, a Catholic group warns that many are desperately poor and will be "sex trafficked" against their will.
The Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, or C-FAM, has launched a "Stop World Cup Prostitution" campaign on its website.
An estimated 3 million soccer fans – mostly men – are expected to descend on 12 German cities for the quadrennial sports event June 9 to July 9. Prostitution in legal in Germany.
Most of the women are told "they are going to be models, waitresses or some other harmless occupation," says C-FAM. "Many will be brutally assaulted by intoxicated fans."
The group comments: "Whatever their circumstances, each and every one of these young women is someone's daughter, a child of God and deserves our protection! They do not deserve to be exploited and sentenced to a life of misery to satisfy the sexual appetites of soccer fans."
What "makes this crime particularly appalling," adds C-FAM, "is the open support it is receiving from the German government. The same government that likes to lecture America on morality!"
Indeed. Read it all.
***UPDATE 29 May 2006:
By Joyce Howard Price
THE WASHINGTON TIMES
May 25, 2006
Accidental overdoses and side effects from attention-deficit (hyperactivity) disorder drugs send about 3,100 Americans -- 80 percent of them children -- to hospital emergency rooms annually, a federal survey has found.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 60 percent of the overdoses were accidental and were preventable if parents had kept the stimulant drugs locked in cabinets and in child-resistant containers.
Fourteen percent of patients had side effects including chest pain, high blood pressure and irregular heartbeats -- indicators of potentially serious cardiac problems.
Dr. Adam L. Cohen, a CDC epidemiologist, said the study was done to gauge "adverse events" linked to the widely prescribed drugs, especially serious heart problems that have led to calls for the Food and Drug Administration to require its most serious "black-box" warnings on the stimulants.
The CDC's survey was reported in a letter from Dr. Cohen in today's New England Journal of Medicine, which included responses from doctors worried about the dangers of not treating attention-deficit (hyperactivity) disorder.
"The numbers [of side effects] are puny compared to the numbers of stimulant prescriptions per year," said Dr. Tolga Taneli, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark. "I'm not alarmed." ...
Read the whole article at the title link.
What an arrogant reaction... "the Doctor is not alarmed"! 3100 people being forced to the hospital emergency rooms, which suggests maybe 10 times or 100 times as many children suffering but not telling their parents, or at least, the parents not taking the suffering kid to the hospital -- hopefully throwing their pills into the toilet and looking for alternative solutions. One wonders how American society limped along for generations without using such "meds" to help "raise their kids".
When John Allen Muhammed and Lee Malvo were cruising the Washington-Baltimore area and randomly murdering people with a high-powered sniper rifle from the concealed space of their vehicle, the mainstream media rarely made the Muslim-Islam connection, to suggest that even though it was just after 9-11, that the pair was motivated by Jihad ideology. But in fact, this does appear to be the case, as revealed today in numerous blogs and a few conservative newspapers which are following the trial with accuracy. I report on this purely because so much mainstream lying is going on, lies of omission, ignoring the Muslim-ideology aspect and the black-victimhood ideology of these crimes, which indeed struck terror into people living in those regions.
Malvo's jail-house drawings are filled with cartoon images of Jihad, statements about Islam, Jihad, Allah and such, and of course the fact that the elder Muhammed changed his name to the Muslim form after a conversion some years earlier while under the influence of the hate-filled fanatics of the Nation of Islam, a black-racial-supremist group prone to exceptional violence.
Given even less discussion, however, is the question if this was a pedophile pair, the older man and his young "lover", which also is one part of the "hidden face of Islam" given the widespread fear and hatred of female sexuality, which saturates Islamic societies.
Michelle Malkin's blog has gathered some of the best information on these issues, including copies of the jail-house drawings:
As does Jihad-Watch:
Once again, why don't these drawings show up on the pages of the mainstream newspapers or TV news reports? Where is the mainstream discussion on the Islamic-Jihad aspect of their crimes? Maybe I simply have missed them, but it does appear, such an open discussion does not exist, so far as I can tell. The message from them is: American Sheep! Go back to Sleep! Not to Worry! Islam is a peaceful religion!
The same mainstream media misinformation and lying by omission also occurred in numerous other terror incidents in the USA just after 9-11, such as with the Muslim who opened fire with a handgun at the El-Al (Israel) Airline desk at Los Angeles International Airport, killing numerous strangers. And that's only one example. He was dismissed as merely being "deranged" -- but what fanatical adherent to the hate-filled doctrine of Islam is NOT "deranged"?? The fact that all the suicide-homicide killers were Muslims, that so many other mass-murder plans and schemes by numerous Muslims worldwide have been thwarted, is an aspect which only the ordinary man-in-the-street seems to notice. Every society has its violence, but if a group of mass-murderers in a prison somewhere organized a new "jail-house religion", which advocated killing or enslaving everyone who did not join their cult, we would have no hesitation to identify that as some kind of mass-insanity and criminal psychosis which necessitated keeping those people in prison. But the "jail-house" madness which grew in the core-deserts of Arabia 1400 years ago, and which also demands killing or enslaving of all non-believers, is somehow different?
"Just keep quiet and everything will be OK." (Muhammed Atta)
***UPDATE: 28 May
Sniper John Allen Muhammad had grandiose plans to create a community of children in Canada who would be trained in weapons and explosives before being sent to terrorize cities and "shut things down," accomplice Lee Boyd Malvo testified Tuesday.
Malvo said Muhammad devised a two-phase plan to shoot as many as six random people each day for 30 days in the Washington area and then target children and police officers with explosives. They planned to place explosives on school buses in Baltimore, kill a Baltimore police officer and then set off explosives packed with ball bearings at the officer's funeral.
When Malvo asked Muhammad why, "he said for the sheer terror of it. The worst thing you can do to people is aim at their children," Malvo testified.
Cartoon Jihad gives way to Ice-Cream Fury!
Do you like "Allah Ice-Cream"? If not, stay away from that Dark Den of Satanic Evil, Burger King.
From a report in Harpers, the artistic graphic on the cardboard lid of their ice-cream cones spells the word "Allah", insulting Muslims the world over. So once again, it is "BEHEAD THOSE WHO INSULT ISLAM"!!! Down on your knees, Burger King!!
And double-damn you if you dare to now throw that bit of wrapper into the garbage can, which is tantamount to flushing a Koran in your toilet, something which Evil Westerners do on a frequent basis, to deliberately provoke peaceful Muslims.
It makes one appreciate the crazy Christians who see an image of Jesus or Mother Mary in a slice of toast, or on a bit of lumber. At least they don't claim the waitress at the local diner is an Agent of The Devil, out to destroy the Church, and rather than burning down the bread factory or lumber mill, would simply make a nuisance of themselves with shrines and such in the parking lot. Which is to say, there's a gigantic difference in the relative levels of human armoring and the urge-to-violence between the secularized Judeo-Christian West and the Muslim world.
In my Saharasia book, one of the 63 variables for indicators of extreme armoring and patrism was "extreme insult sensitivity" (see p.418-420). Using a world sample of 400 different cultures as given in the Textor data base (read my book Saharasia for details) that variable is positively correlated, at a statistically-significant level, to the following other cultural factors:
Low Infant Indulgence
Low Child Nurturing
Low Infant Breastfeeding
Marital Residence Near Male Kin
High Class Stratification
Slavery is Present
High Military Glory Emphasis
Bellicosity is High
Narcissism Index is High
Boastfullness is Extreme
Clearly, this kind of "I Feel Humiliated" impulse comes from having been neglected as a child, and then growing up in a highly structured patriarchal-authoritarian society composed of narcissistic warlike adults with a hair-trigger temper. In short: Islam.
J. DeMeo: Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social VIolence, in the Deserts of the Old World, 2nd Revised Edition with New Appendix.
Wednesday, May 24, 2006
This stuff more and more creeps into even the academic world, as seen in a recent article in Science on "Muslim Contributions", a big spread of glossy pages, containing basically puff journalism and a lot of falsehoods posturing as serious scientific discourse. Now comes a major article series in British newspapers heralding the opening of a Manchester Science Museum exhibition "1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World". The problem is, most of the display is completely fabricated and phoney, designed to boost sagging Muslim egos against what genuine history records for them in the way of actual real inventions -- which is to say, nearly nothing, not even the widely-acclaimed concept of "zero". Well, yes, they did invent the suicide bomb-belt, child-sized versions. Give credit where it is due.
What Muslims were very good at, however, over nearly 1400 years of history, is stealing ideas from other people, and then re-crafting them into "Muslim inventions" -- like famous Christian Churches with fabulous architecture designed by Western genuises, later being converted into mosques after Muslims came in and "took over". Saint Sophia's Cathedral in Constantiople was converted into a mosque, its cross removed and minarets added on, and all those lusty naked angels scratched off the walls and icon statuary smashed up, just as the name of the city was changed to Istanbul. Something in the nature of how Stalinists in the USSR laid claim to discovery of the airplane, rocket, telephone, radio, etc., as a matter of morale-boosting propaganda. Except in the Muslim case, it is partly to certify their superiority complex, and the Koranic edicts that Islam and Muslims are superior to all else, and therefore everyone really ought to bow down after all. In any case, read the following corrective blogs for more information. Amazing to see this degeneration among both liberal-left news sources and "historians" these days, where mollifying upset Muslims seems more important than keeping facts straight.
A brief debunking of a list of top 20 Muslim inventions
That list of top 20 Muslim inventions, and Dr. Sultan
The Muslims of invention
Islamic Lies and the Dhimmis that tell them
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
This is a Saudi textbook. (After the intolerance was removed.)
By Nina Shea
Sunday, May 21, 2006; B01
Saudi Arabia's public schools have long been cited for demonizing the West as well as Christians, Jews and other "unbelievers." But after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 -- in which 15 of the 19 hijackers were Saudis -- that was all supposed to change.
A 2004 Saudi royal study group recognized the need for reform after finding that the kingdom's religious studies curriculum "encourages violence toward others, and misguides the pupils into believing that in order to safeguard their own religion, they must violently repress and even physically eliminate the 'other.' " Since then, the Saudi government has claimed repeatedly that it has revised its educational texts.
Prince Turki al-Faisal, the Saudi ambassador to the United States, has worked aggressively to spread this message. "The kingdom has reviewed all of its education practices and materials, and has removed any element that is inconsistent with the needs of a modern education," he said on a recent speaking tour to several U.S. cities. "Not only have we eliminated what might be perceived as intolerance from old textbooks that were in our system, we have implemented a comprehensive internal revision and modernization plan." The Saudi government even took out a full-page ad in the New Republic last December to tout its success at "having modernized our school curricula to better prepare our children for the challenges of tomorrow." A year ago, an embassy spokesman declared: "We have reviewed our educational curriculums. We have removed materials that are inciteful or intolerant towards people of other faiths." The embassy is also distributing a 74-page review on curriculum reform to show that the textbooks have been moderated.
The problem is: These claims are not true.
A review of a sample of official Saudi textbooks for Islamic studies used during the current academic year reveals that, despite the Saudi government's statements to the contrary, an ideology of hatred toward Christians and Jews and Muslims who do not follow Wahhabi doctrine remains in this area of the public school system. The texts teach a dualistic vision, dividing the world into true believers of Islam (the "monotheists") and unbelievers (the "polytheists" and "infidels").
This indoctrination begins in a first-grade text and is reinforced and expanded each year, culminating in a 12th-grade text instructing students that their religious obligation includes waging jihad against the infidel to "spread the faith."
Freedom House knows this because Ali al-Ahmed, a Saudi dissident who runs the Washington-based Institute for Gulf Affairs , gave us a dozen of the current, purportedly cleaned-up Saudi Ministry of Education religion textbooks. The copies he obtained were not provided by the government, but by teachers, administrators and families with children in Saudi schools, who slipped them out one by one.
Some of our sources are Shiites and Sunnis from non-Wahhabi traditions -- people condemned as "polytheistic" or "deviant" or "bad" in these texts -- others are simply frustrated that these books do so little to prepare young students for the modern world.
We then had the texts translated separately by two independent, fluent Arabic speakers.
Religion is the foundation of the Saudi state's political ideology; it is also a key area of Saudi education in which students are taught the interpretation of Islam known as Wahhabism (a movement founded 250 years ago by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab) that is reflected in these textbooks.
Scholars estimate that within the Saudi public school curriculum, Islamic studies make up a quarter to a third of students' weekly classroom hours in lower and middle school, plus several hours each week in high school. Educators who question or dissent from the official interpretation of Islam can face severe reprisals. In November 2005, a Saudi teacher who made positive statements about Jews and the New Testament was fired and sentenced to 750 lashes and a prison term. (He was eventually pardoned after public and international protests.)
The Saudi public school system totals 25,000 schools, educating about 5 million students. In addition, Saudi Arabia runs academies in 19 world capitals, including one outside Washington in Fairfax County, that use some of these same religious texts.
Saudi Arabia also distributes its religion texts worldwide to numerous Islamic schools and madrassas that it does not directly operate. Undeterred by Wahhabism's historically fringe status, Saudi Arabia is trying to assert itself as the world's authoritative voice on Islam -- a sort of "Vatican" for Islam, as several Saudi officials have stated-- and these textbooks are integral to this effort. As the report of the commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks observed, "Even in affluent countries, Saudi-funded Wahhabi schools are often the only Islamic schools" available.
Education is at the core of the debate over freedom in the Muslim world. Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden understands this well; in a recent audiotape he railed against those who would "interfere with school curricula."
The passages below -- drawn from the same set of Saudi texts proudly cited in the new 74-page review of curriculum reform now being distributed by the Saudi Embassy -- are shaping the views of the next generation of Saudis and Muslims worldwide. Unchanged, they will only harden and deepen hatred, intolerance and violence toward other faiths and cultures. Is this what Riyadh calls reform?
" Every religion other than Islam is false."
"Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words (Islam, hellfire): Every religion other than ______________ is false. Whoever dies outside of Islam enters ____________."
"True belief means . . . that you hate the polytheists and infidels but do not treat them unjustly."
"Whoever obeys the Prophet and accepts the oneness of God cannot maintain a loyal friendship with those who oppose God and His Prophet, even if they are his closest relatives."
"It is forbidden for a Muslim to be a loyal friend to someone who does not believe in God and His Prophet, or someone who fights the religion of Islam."
"A Muslim, even if he lives far away, is your brother in religion. Someone who opposes God, even if he is your brother by family tie, is your enemy in religion."
"Just as Muslims were successful in the past when they came together in a sincere endeavor to evict the Christian crusaders from Palestine, so will the Arabs and Muslims emerge victorious, God willing, against the Jews and their allies if they stand together and fight a true jihad for God, for this is within God's power."
"As cited in Ibn Abbas: The apes are Jews, the people of the Sabbath; while the swine are the Christians, the infidels of the communion of Jesus."
"God told His Prophet, Muhammad, about the Jews, who learned from parts of God's book [the Torah and the Gospels] that God alone is worthy of worship. Despite this, they espouse falsehood through idol-worship, soothsaying, and sorcery. In doing so, they obey the devil. They prefer the people of falsehood to the people of the truth out of envy and hostility. This earns them condemnation and is a warning to us not to do as they did."
"They are the Jews, whom God has cursed and with whom He is so angry that He will never again be satisfied [with them]."
"Some of the people of the Sabbath were punished by being turned into apes and swine. Some of them were made to worship the devil, and not God, through consecration, sacrifice, prayer, appeals for help, and other types of worship. Some of the Jews worship the devil. Likewise, some members of this nation worship the devil, and not God."
"Activity: The student writes a composition on the danger of imitating the infidels."
"The clash between this [Muslim] community (umma) and the Jews and Christians has endured, and it will continue as long as God wills."
"It is part of God's wisdom that the struggle between the Muslim and the Jews should continue until the hour [of judgment]."
"Muslims will triumph because they are right. He who is right is always victorious, even if most people are against him."
The 10th-grade text on jurisprudence teaches that life for non-Muslims (as well as women, and, by implication, slaves) is worth a fraction of that of a "free Muslim male." Blood money is retribution paid to the victim or the victim's heirs for murder or injury:
"Blood money for a free infidel. [Its quantity] is half of the blood money for a male Muslim, whether or not he is 'of the book' or not 'of the book' (such as a pagan, Zoroastrian, etc.).
"Blood money for a woman: Half of the blood money for a man, in accordance with his religion. The blood money for a Muslim woman is half of the blood money for a male Muslim, and the blood money for an infidel woman is half of the blood money for a male infidel."
"The greeting 'Peace be upon you' is specifically for believers. It cannot be said to others."
"If one comes to a place where there is a mixture of Muslims and infidels, one should offer a greeting intended for the Muslims."
"Do not yield to them [Christians and Jews] on a narrow road out of honor and respect."
"Jihad in the path of God -- which consists of battling against unbelief, oppression, injustice, and those who perpetrate it -- is the summit of Islam. This religion arose through jihad and through jihad was its banner raised high. It is one of the noblest acts, which brings one closer to God, and one of the most magnificent acts of obedience to God."
Nina Shea is director of the Center for Religious Freedom at Freedom House.
Sunday, May 21, 2006
Revealed: The gangs busing sex slaves between towns
By David Harrison
Hundreds of sex slaves from Eastern Europe are being shuttled between different towns and cities, often several times a week, by criminal gangs determined to cash in on multiple "markets".
Many women, some as young as 15, are moved between several places in successive days, depending on where the traffickers think there will be a high demand for sexual services. These include venues for rock concerts, football matches and other big sporting events.
Suzanne: 'Up to ten men a day would visit me'
Little or none of the money goes to the terrified victims, who are routinely beaten and raped by their pimps, forced to hand over their passports, and have no idea where they are being taken.
They end up in cheap hotels or seedy flats in unfamiliar towns and cities where they are forced to service up to 30 clients a day. An "alarming" number are found in market or spa towns and quiet suburbs, according to a senior police officer.
The plight of the "shuttle girls" was discovered during the first nationwide police crackdown on the Eastern European sex traffickers who abduct or deceive young women, bring them to Britain and force them into prostitution.
Reunited: boys saved from slavers
Marie Colvin, Lahore
The Sunday Times May 21, 2006
A SENIOR member of an Islamic organisation linked to Al-Qaeda is funding his activities through the kidnapping of Christian children who are sold into slavery in Pakistan.
The Sunday Times has established that Gul Khan, a wealthy militant who uses the base of Jamaat-ud Daawa (JUD) near Lahore, is behind a cruel trade in boys aged six to 12.
They are abducted from remote Christian villages in the Punjab and fetch nearly £1,000 each from buyers who consign them to a life of misery in domestic servitude or in the sex trade.
Khan was exposed in a sting organised by American and Pakistani missionaries who decided to save 20 such boys and return them to their homes. Using a secret camera, they filmed him accepting $28,500 (£15,000) from a Pakistani missionary posing as a businessman who said he wanted to set up an operation in which the boys would beg for cash on the streets. ...
Read it all.
Friday, May 19, 2006
***Update: 27 May. This story has been retracted by several newspapers, though the jouralist author of the item and various Jewish groups are standing firm behind it. Iran certainly did pass a "uniform dress code" law banning Western style clothing, mandating drab robes and black-grey colors for all, and this kind of thing certainly is within the ideological impulse governing Iran today. Details with additional weblinks given at the Hot Air Blog:
For those who still don't quite see what is going on in the Islamic world, perhaps this report helps make the picture a little clearer. All the Nazi ingredients are present: Fanatical leaders, Jew-hatred spewed from every news outlet daily, Western democracies scapegoated and attacked, minorities forced to wear identification badges, dramatic buildup of weaponry well beyond defensive needs, doing the "seig heil"... All within a nation whose name means "Aryan" (Iran). Actually, this is a very old Muslim practice, to require non-Muslims (being sons of dogs, pigs and monkeys) to wear distinctive clothing so that they could more easily be forced to walk in the gutter, and to bow down to superior Muslims in public. The amazing thing is that there might be any Jews remaining in Iran! But there are in fact around 25,000, plus plenty more of Bahis, Zoroastrians and Christians around to wear their particular ribbons. What this means is, of course, that anyone can spit in your face, shove you into the mud, steal your money and possessions, grab and rape your wife and daughter, or beat you to a pulp in the street, and nobody will do anything about it, even or especially the police. And if you dare to defend yourself, the cops will come and haul you off to finish the job. You become, the public emotional wastebasket for the entire society, and your days are numbered. JD.
Exiles: Iran Jews to wear yellow ribbons
Iranian expatriates reveal that ‘National Uniform Law’ authorized by Iranian parliament includes clause obligating Iranian Jews to wear yellow ribbon; Christians, other minority members to wear colored ribbons as well. ‘If law passes non-Muslims’ lives will become intolerable
WASHINGTON – Iranian expatriates said Friday that the "National Uniform Law" authorized by the Iranian parliament a few days ago, which is aimed at getting “Western” style clothing off the streets and advancing more traditional “Islamic” attire, also includes a clause obligating Iranian Jews to wear a yellow ribbon.
Members of the country’s Christian minority will be forces to wear a red ribbon, while those practicing the ancient Persian religion will be obligated to place a blue ribbon on their clothes.
The new law is expected to go into effect within the next few months after it is authorized by Iran's supreme religious leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Ali Behroozian, an Iranian currently residing in Toronto, said that should the law pass the lives of Iranians belonging to the non-Muslim minorities will become intolerable.
"They have all been persecuted for a while, but these new dress rules are going to make things worse for them," he said.
'Iranian regime has completely lost its mind'
Read the rest at the given weblink.
Thursday, May 18, 2006
The Fundamentals of Wilhelm Reich’s Orgonomic Therapy
November 12-17, 2006 – Big Sur, California
Learn powerful therapeutic techniques that produce lasting results.
Orgonomic therapy is the classical foundation for “somatic psychology”. Reich found that the skillful analysis of how the patient walked, talked, etc. rather than what the patient said was key in contacting and releasing blocked emotions. The “armor” of the patient’s character serves as a defense against contact with himself and the outside world and is rooted somatically in patterns of chronic muscular tension throughout the body. Orgonomic therapy confronts character armoring and utilizes deep massage to soften muscular armoring. This facilitates the free flow of life energy, releases chronically blocked emotions, and results in a new level of emotional health.
Workshop topics include:
• The orgonomic theory of organismic pulsation
• Diagnostic categories of character types
• Segmental structure of muscular armoring
• The diagnosis and treatment of respiration problems
• Psychic contact, substitute contact, and contactlessness
• Working with negative transference
• Character-analytic group therapy
Professionals can immediately implement many of these powerful techniques into their current practices and satisfy prerequisites for optional advanced coursework.
Learning methods include: didactic lectures, demonstrations of biophysical work on armoring, the experience of group character-analytic process, and viewing videos of Reich’s work and therapists practicing orgonomic therapy.
Prerequisites: Students must be health-care professionals or in a qualified graduate training program leading to licensure.
Instructors: Richard A. Blasband, M.D. and Patricia R. Frisch, Ph.D., co-directors of the Northern California Institute for Orgonomic Therapy. Dr. Blasband was trained as an orgonomic physician by Elsworth Baker, M.D., who was appointed by Reich to train psychiatrists. Dr. Frisch, an orgonomic therapist, has decades of experience in private practice and group therapy.
For additional class information or to register, please visit:
or call Dr. Frisch at 415-388-0622, or Esalen at 831-667-3000
A list of relevant other debunking sites given below. J.D.
Department of Defense Responds to Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act Request and Related Lawsuit
(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that Department of Defense will release a videotape to Judicial Watch at 1:00 p.m. on May 16 that allegedly shows American Airlines Flight 77 striking the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. The Department of Defense is releasing the videotape in response to a Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act request and related lawsuit.
“This is in response to your December 14, 2004 Freedom of Information Act Request, FOIA appeal of March 27, 2005, and complaint filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia,” wrote William Kammer, Chief of the Department of Defense, Office of Freedom of Information. “Now that the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui is over, we are able to complete your request and provide the video…”
Judicial Watch originally filed a Freedom of Information Act request on December 15, 2004, seeking all records pertaining to September 11, 2001 camera recordings of the Pentagon attack from the Sheraton National Hotel, the Nexcomm/Citgo gas station, Pentagon security cameras and the Virginia Department of Transportation. The Department of Defense admitted in a January 26, 2005 letter that it possessed a videotape responsive to Judicial Watch’s request. However, the Pentagon refused to release the videotape because it was, “part of an ongoing investigation involving Zacarias Moussaoui.” Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit on February 22, 2006 arguing that there was “no legal basis” for the Defense Department’s refusal to release the tape.
“We fought hard to obtain this video because we felt that it was very important to complete the public record with respect to the terrorist attacks of September 11,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “Finally, we hope that this video will put to rest the conspiracy theories involving American Airlines Flight 77. As always, our prayers remain with all those who suffered as a result of those murderous attacks.”
Click here to view the Flight 77 videos.
Judicial Watch is a non-partisan, educational foundation organized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code. Judicial Watch is dedicated to fighting government and judicial corruption and promoting a return to ethics and morality in our nation's public life.
De-Bunking 9-11 Conspiracy Theory & Modern Historical Revisionism:
A few of these are written by people pushing their own variant of
conspiracy theory, and so they accuse the more outrageous claimants of being "disinformation agents", but one often refutes the "open
questions" of the other. Each also contains additional weblinks.
Popular Mechanics Magazine, March 2005, "9/11: Debunking The Myths"
"Panoply of the Absurd" Der Spiegel (English)
"Panoply of the Absurd" Der Spiegel (German)
Evidence That A Boeing 757 Really Did Impact the Pentagon on 9/11
Photos Of Flt 77 Wreckage
Debunking "In Plane Site"
Eyewitnesses to Pentago Jet Crash (no, it was not a cruise missile)
More Eyewitnesses to Pentago Jet Crash
Judicial Watch info on Pentago Jet Crash
Article by Eyewitness
An entire list of debunking websites
Al Qaeda Admits/Boasts of 9-11
Open season on Swedish Jews:
Swedish Chancellor of Justice: Muslim calls for “Death to Jews” are just part of the debate on the Middle East
Earlier this year Swedish Chancellor of Justice Mr Göran Lambertz decided to discontinue his department’s pre-trial investigation into the Grand Mosque of Stockholm, where audio cassettes with highly inflammatory anti-Semitic content were being sold. After Swedish radio programme Dagens Eko unveiled the contents of the cassettes in November 2005, a charge of racial incitement was filed with the police against the Stockholm mosque.
The Swedish Chancellor of Justice responded by closing the pre-trial investigation on the grounds that “the lecture did admittedly feature statements that are highly degrading to Jews (among other things, they are consistently referred to as the brothers of apes and pigs)” but pointing out that such statements “should be judged differently – and therefore be regarded as permissible – because they were used by one side in an ongoing and far-reaching conflict where calls to arms and insults are part of the everyday climate in the rhetoric that surrounds this conflict”.
One consistent theme in these recent audio cassettes is a hadith (an Islamic tradition that is regarded as a direct quote from Muhammed). This hadith claims that there can be no peace anywhere in the world until the last Jew has been killed:
Narrated Abu Huraira:
Allah's Apostle said, “The Hour will not be established until you fight with the
Jews, and the stone behind which a Jew will be hiding will say. ‘O Muslim!
There is a Jew hiding behind me, so kill him.’”
[Hadith collected by Sahih Bukhari, Volume 4, Book 52, Number 177
On March 13, The New York Times reported on the rapidly gathering public debate.
South African journalist Anita Allen characterized the Gallo "rebuttal" as unreadable and unpublishable.
A letter from India notes the extraordinary censorship that stifles any open discussion of the harmful effects of antiretroviral drugs and characterizes the Harper's article as a "turning point in the history of AIDS journalism."
Also taking note of the growing controversy, The New York Observer quoted one of Farber's more trenchant observations concerning AIDS "journalism": Everybody who was wrong got journalism awards. Everybody who was right got all but driven from the profession.
In a letter, Frank Kelly, President of the The Catholic Association of Scientists and Engineers, has stated that Farber's article "...will give the public the chance to judge between the latest positions of the two scientific groups that have been going after one another hammer and tongs for years. I hope that a Congressional Committee or the Pontifical Academy of Sciences or some other eminent disinterested body will look into the whole thing."
Just days after the appearance of the Harper's article, mathematician Rebecca V. Culshaw presented the HIV/AIDS Orthodoxy with another challenge. In an article entitled Why I Quit HIV, she details her disillusionment with the statistical modeling techniques which serve to buttress the orthodox theories of HIV/AIDS.
Bloggers have not failed to note the storm of controversy. Truthseeker offers a series of articles, at New AIDS Review. A student, Daniel Black, notes with fascination the "staunch opposition" which Farber's article has so quickly engendered. The Evolutionary Middleman highly recommends Farber's article to his readers. He equally highly recommends Rebecca Culshaw's article.
An abridged version of Farber's article is available at "mindfully". The full version with rebuttals, etc., is also now posted to the Harper's website. A brief biography of Celia Farber is available at the AIDS Wiki. For a lengthy documentation of why Robert Gallo might fear a public airing of his record, see Science Fictions.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
And why? Because of an arranged marriage she fled from before it even took place, a bit of religious formality which technically changed her name on a bit of paper as organized by her father and the "husband" who purchased her like a camel, an arrangement which she rejected personally in both form and substance from the get-go, which forced her to flee, a technical issue which is now being abused by her political enemies, who have never taken so much action against any of the radical hate-spitting Imams of Holland?
Dutch People! Have you Gone Mad?! Will the grandchildren of those who stood up to Hitler, now capitulate to Mecca? Will the USA once again see a mass-exodus of refugees from Europe, their most intelligent and brave ones, running from the death-sentences handed down to them by the radical Mullahs, for whom the welcome-mat and plenty of public money is used to keep fat and happy? Just as prior generations fled Europe to escape Nazi death sentences? Already, the Jews of Europe are leaving by the droves, especially from France, where "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" is slowly being replaced with "Allahua Akbar!" An incredible and stunning turn of events.
It comes just after I have read her new book The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam (Free Press, 2006), which is very much worth the price.
The Stoning of Ayaan Hirsi Ali
05/16/06 @ 11:31:24 pm by Okke Ornstein
It used to be that, when asked about Dutch tolerance and open society, I'd use Ayaan Hirsi Ali as an example. "Holland is a country," I would proudly explain, "where a Somali refugee is given asylum, becomes a member of parliament and develops into one of the most influential people in the world."
Today, Ayaan Hirsi Ali announced that she'd leave parliament and the Netherlands immediately. She's being chased out by a political lynch mob of mediocre right wingers** who have stripped her of her Dutch citizenship. No less mediocre "journalists" had started the fire by producing a "documentary" that revealed nothing new, and the news it revealed has turned out to be false. The details are complicated yet nothing new. Everybody knew for years that Hirsi Ali had lied about her identity, and she least of all had made a secret of it. But lynch mobs generally are not to be bothered by facts. Ayaan should hang, so she hangs.
[**Actually, it is the LEFTISTS in the liberal Labor Party who have been attacking her for years, opposing virtually all of the reform measures she and her associates have offered.]
So that ends that. No more tolerance and open society in the Netherlands. They've all gone mad, it's like watching a woman being stoned in Somalia. Yesterday, a poll showed overwhelming popular support for taking away Dutch citizenship from the MP who lives under constant police protection. Holland used to be a safe haven for freethinkers, refugees, the persecuted. Not any more. It is a mean and nasty reactionary state where provincialism reigns and nobody is allowed to go openly outside the beaten path. That change started about 5 to 10 years ago and first became visible in the media, specifically television, which was one of the main reasons I left the country myself.
The United States, where Hirsi Ali will go work for the conservative think tank the American Enterprise Institute, has already said that she is welcome, whatever the Dutch clowns decide about her citizenship. Well, they didn't say "clowns", but they meant it.
And so I'm watching the live debate in the Dutch parliament and listening radio. The lynch mob defends itself, there are heavy attacks, but it is, as the Dutch expression goes, mustard after the meal. The political intrigue on the background is most likely that the opponents of Hirsi Ali within her own party will support the current minister Verdonk of Immigration in a bid for the leadership of the party - she just has to kick out Ayaan Hirsi Ali. And so she does, by blatantly lying about having no knowledge about Ayaan Hirsi Ali's real last name - Magan - while that has been widely publicized since 2002.
Meanwhile, abroad, nobody understands the Dutch capers. On the radio a New York correspondent reported that none less than Oriana Fallaci had called him to ask what the hell they were doing in the Netherlands. Fallaci considers herself an ally of Hirsi Ali and has written several books strongly denouncing Islam fundamentalism and the lenient attitude of Europe towards it - a similar discourse to that of Hirsi Ali. Both argue that Europe should not tolerate large groups of people living in its countries who violate human rights. It netted Fallaci a criminal conviction as it is illegal in Italy to insult a religion, and it netted Hirsi Ali a life under siege, the court just recently kicked her out of her secure apartment and now she lost her citizenship. I hope the Americans will treat her better. Meanwhile, Holland sinks further below sea level.
Go to Hirsi Ali's website for more information:
Noam Chomsky's Love Affair with Nazis
By David Horowitz and Jacob Laksin
FrontPageMagazine.com | May 15, 2006
Rarely has the world been afforded such a clear glimpse into the unholy alliance between Islamic extremists and secular radicals in the West. That’s exactly what it got last week when the foremost Imam of the radical Left, Noam Chomsky, bestowed his blessings on the world’s largest terrorist army, the Shiite jihad outfit sponsored by Iran and known as Hezbollah (“Party of God.”)
Following a meeting with Hassan Nasrallah, the Lebanese terrorist group’s “secretary general,” Chomsky announced his support for Hezbollah’s refusal to disarm. Then, in an echo of Nasrallah’s recent declaration that President Bush is the world’s top “terrorist,” Chomsky pronounced his own fatwa on the United States, calling it one of the “leading terrorist states.” It was a meeting of murderous radical minds.
In many ways, Chomsky’s newly forged friendship with Hezbollah -- the most recent entry in a lifetime befriending America’s most deadly enemies -- is the logical continuation of the professor’s longstanding admiration for global terrorists and Jew-haters. In fact, Chomsky devoted most of the nineties to touting Hezbollah as a “resistance” movement (which occasionally committed misguided acts against civilians) while singing its praises as a crusader for peace and social justice.
Hitler concealed his genocidal agendas from the German people and from his Chomsky-apologists. Hezbollah is more fortunate. In pursuing a second Holocaust of the Jews, it can count on Muslim support and apparently the support of American radicals as well. Therefore it makes no secret of what it intends. Its 1985 manifesto contains a section titled “The Necessity for the Destruction of Israel” that spells out the evil it seeks: “Our struggle will end only when this entity is obliterated. We recognize no treaty with it, no cease-fire, no peace agreements.” Like true jihadists, Hezbollah’s genocidal plans are not reserved for the Little Satan only but are its agenda for the Great Satan too. In 1993, Chomsky’s host Nasrallah declared: “Death to America was, is, and will stay our slogan.”
Read the full item at the given weblink
Monday, May 15, 2006
Islam Will Conquer Via "Baby-Making Machines"? (Boumedienne)
Note: The books by Oriana Fallaci and Bat Ye'or are available from our on-line bookstore. See the links section for "Natural Energy Works" books and look for the "Saharasia Today" section.
roots. Patriarchy is not the inevitable outcome of civilization, these
authors contend, but rather a deliberately chosen social structure with
a beginning, a middle, and, hopefully, an end.
This diverse collection of provocative authors each takes her or his
own approach to the material at hand. Together they examine the
possible origins of patriarchy such as the collapse of the fertility of
the once "fertile crescent" to the loss of land in the great Black Sea
flood. They examine the evidence of ancient cultures based on equality
and a reverence for both genders, contrasting that with the
This outstanding collection, brought together by Cristina Biaggi,
includes essays by an outstanding field of writers from several
disciplines such as Riane Eisler (author of The Chalice and the Blade),
anthropologists Peggy Reeves Sanday and James DeMeo, biologist Mary
Clark, historian Mark Kann of Stanford University, linguist Harald
Haarman, writer Donna Henes, artist Suzanne Bellamy, psychiatrist
Glenda Cloughley, and several others.
The Rule of Mars will make you think, consider, and question the very
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