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A New Year in America: Will We Continue Down the Road to Decline?

by Bruce Thronton

Frontpage Magazine

 

Looking back over 2012, one could be forgiven for thinking that if America goes on at this rate, the nation must be ruined. But as Adam Smith replied to a young man who said those same words about British losses during the American Revolution, “there is a great deal of ruin in a nation.” A mighty power will not collapse overnight, and the course of decline can always be halted by a renewal of patriotic vigor. But absent that, ruin will eventually come. As we look ahead to 2013, signs abound that we may be reaching the point where decline accelerates. Read more →

Nigerian New Year, Christian Slaughter

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPage Magazine

The New Year’s resolution for “Sunnis for Da’wa [Islamization] and Jihad” — also known as Boko Haram, or “Western education is forbidden” — is to create a Christian-free Nigeria, beginning, naturally, with the north, where Muslims outnumber Christians. Read more →

Destroying Churches, One at a Time: Muslim Brotherhood Wants “No More Churches”

by Raymond Ibrahim

Hudson New York

What clearer sign that Egypt is turning rabidly Islamist than the fact that hardly a week goes by without a church being destroyed, or without protesting Christians being attacked and slaughtered by the military? Read more →

The Egyptian Military’s Crimes Against Humanity

by Raymond Ibrahim

Hudson New York

Sunday, the Egyptian military opened fire on thousands of Christiansprotesting in Maspero, Cairo. Read more →

Mosques Flourish While Churches Perish

Western tolerance had no mirror in the Islamic world.

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

As Muslims prepare to erect a mega-mosque near the site of the 9/11 atrocities, it is well to reflect that the sort of tolerance, or indifference, that allows them to do so, is far from reciprocated to churches in the Muslim world. Read more →

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