August 2010 archive

Righteous anger

Barry Blitt’s cartoon in Frank Rich’s NYT opinion piece about the billionaires bankrolling the Tea Party.… [more]

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Ground Zero’s Slave Graves

By Jen Phillips, Wednesday August 25, 2010 4:32 PM PDT

The outrage about the “ground zero mosque” has turned very ugly, as this video of this recent protest shows. People are calling Mohammed a pig. A New York City cab driver was stabbed today after his passenger asked him if he was Muslim. But I find the righteous outrage of those contending the former World Trade Center site is “hallowed ground” amusing, because they have … [more]

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The greatest danger

Baptists, Islam and the greatest danger

By Alan Sherouse, Friday, August 27, 2010

NEW YORK (ABP) — I come to the escalating debate over the Islamic center proposed near Ground Zero as a Baptist pastor in the heart of Manhattan. A New Yorker. A Baptist. A pastor. Each of these parts of my identity tells me that the construction of the Cordoba House/Park51 center is not merely legal, but also wise.

My wife, Jenny, and I arrived in the city … [more]

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This is liberty?

From Philip Giraldi’s recent article “Mossad in America” about stepped-up Israeli intelligence activity in the US:

U.S.S. Liberty survivor Phil Tourney was recently accosted in Southern California by a foreigner who eventually identified himself as an Israeli government representative. Tourney was taunted, and the Israeli threatened both him and journalist Mark Glenn, who has been reporting on the Liberty story. Tourney was approached in a hotel lounge, and it is not completely clear how the Israeli was able … [more]

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Mission accomplished

Peter Schrank’s cartoon in today’s Independent News.… [more]

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From today’s New York Times.… [more]

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A Dangerous New Threat


This young Jewish PhD candidate at the University of Chicago has written what I believe is an extremely insightful and timely essay — one that merits the urgent attention and concern of leaders in the fields of politics, religion and academia, not just in America and Europe, but in Israel, as well. 

Monsieur d’Nalgar: To clarify, Ray Close is introducing the essay of student/scholar Daniel Luban below.  Not to be confused with the photo I added of Dutch MP Geert [more]

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