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Why Is Obama Still Likable?

by Bruce Thornton

Frontpage Magazine

The Democrats’ convention was the public coming-out bash for the party whose political clock stopped in 1972. Every speaker and speech celebrated the musty left-wing ideology and smug arrogance of those who idolize big government because it gives them the power to tell everybody else what to do and how to live — exactly what most Americans say they don’t like and don’t want. Then why are Obama’s poll numbers still so high? Read more →

It’s All Violence on Copts: From Sex Slavery to Calls of Genocide in Egypt

by Raymond Ibrahim

Posts from Jihad Watch
Egypt’s Salafi Party Objects to Banning Sex Slavery

Considering that the abduction, enslavement, rape, and trafficking of Coptic Christian girls, especially minors, in Egypt is at an all time high — according to US lawyers, 550 such cases have been documented in the last five years — Egypt’s Constituent Assembly to the Constitution met yesterday to consider the inclusion of a new article, Read more →

The Academic Establishment Goes After Bruce Bawer

by Bruce Thornton

Frontpage Magazine

Bruce Bawer, the intrepid international journalist and Freedom Center Shillman Fellow, has just published The Victims’ Revolution, an expose of “Identity Studies” in American universities. These are the programs predicated on the allegation that certain minorities in America, mainly women, gays, blacks, and Latinos, are victims of continuing prejudice, bigotry, sexism, and racism. Read more →

Time for ‘Liberals’ and ‘Progressives’ to Get New Labels

by Bruce Thornton

Frontpage Magazine

We need to find a new label for the ideology espoused by leftist Democrats. “Liberal” doesn’t accurately describe the party of blinkered intolerance, fanatical certainty, and an eagerness to destroy freedom in order to achieve some dubious utopia. Read more →

Calls for Hearings on ‘Radicalization’ of White Christian Women

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPage Magazine

During a Homeland Security committee hearing last month on the “Radicalization of Muslim-Americans,” Texas Congressman Al Green (D) criticized the hearings as biased and unfair to Muslims, suggesting that the only way to justify them is if Congress would also conduct a “hearing on the radicalization of Christians.” Read more →

Parallel Betrayals: Iranian Revolution and Arab Spring

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPage Magazine

Many are the lessons to be learned between the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and the current revolutions of the Arab world. Read more →

Salafi Sex Scandals

by Raymond Ibrahim

Gatestone Institute

Sheikh Ali Wanis, an Egyptian parliament member and prominent figure in the Nour Party — the Salafi party which preaches a return to early Islam based on Muhammad’s practices — was recently caught in a “compromising position” with a female other than his legal spouse(s). Read more →

Egypt’s Presidential Elections: What’s at Stake

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPage Magazine

Egypt’s long awaited and much anticipated presidential elections — the first of their kind to take place in the nation’s 7,000 year history — are here. As we await the final results — and as the Western mainstream media fixate on images of purple-stained fingers — it is well to remember that there is much more at stake in Egypt’s elections than the mere “right” to vote. Read more →

Mexican Jihad

by Raymond Ibrahim

Gatestone Institute

As the United States considers the Islamic jihadi threats confronting it from all sides, it would do well to focus on its southern neighbor, Mexico, which has been targeted by Islamists and jihadists, who, through a number of tactics — from engaging in da’wa, converting Mexicans to Islam, to smuggling and the drug cartel, simple extortion, kidnappings and enslavement Read more →

Target: Ann Romney

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Recently a Democratic operative, Hilary Rosen, was furious that Mitt Romney had made reference to his wife’s opinions on women’s issues and the economy. So Rosen blurted out on a cable news show that Ann Romney “hasn’t worked a day in her life.” Read more →

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