Monthly Archive: August 2010

Aug 29 2010

Righteous anger

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

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Aug 28 2010

Hallowed?

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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 no … [more]

Permanent link to this article: http://levantium.com/2010/08/28/hallowed/

Aug 28 2010

The greatest danger

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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]

Permanent link to this article: http://levantium.com/2010/08/28/the-greatest-danger/

Aug 28 2010

This is liberty?

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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 to … [more]

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Aug 22 2010

Mission accomplished

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

Permanent link to this article: http://levantium.com/2010/08/22/mission-accomplished/

Aug 22 2010

Lunatics

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From today’s New York Times.… [more]

Permanent link to this article: http://levantium.com/2010/08/22/lunacy/

Aug 20 2010

A Dangerous New Threat

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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 Wilders [more]

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