Sunday, March 1, 2015

Netanyahu's Speech Will Hasten Global Climate Change

Not really. But given the current hysteria, which will only amp up until the speech actually takes place, don't be too surprised if someone, somewhere, makes that charge.

Ironically, Muslim League Confab Makes No Bones About ISIS Being Islamic. Unlike the Non-Muslim BHO, Who Is Frantic to Remove the Islam From ISIS

Muslims know the truth. Why doesn't Obama?:
Obama has been criticized recently for attempting to delink ISIS (or ISIL, as he would put it) and other terrorist groups from Islam. The president has been sounding this note since the fall, when he insisted, “ISIL is not Islamic.” And there’s reason behind his rhetoric. Obama is seeking to combat rising Islamophobia in many parts of the world, assure Muslims that the United States is not at war with Islam, and fight a war against a barbarous terrorist organization that seeks its legitimacy through Islamic theology. Earlier this month, the White House and State Department hosted a Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), during which the president once again insisted, “We are at war with people who have perverted Islam,” and “No religion is responsible for terrorism. People are responsible for violence and terrorism.” The president hasn’t gone so far as to deny any connection between terrorism and Islam, but he tends to acknowledge the link by noting how ISIS and similar groups exploit Islam to justify violence while their true motivations are wholly distinct from their faith. 
At the conference in Mecca, by contrast, speakers seem to have been less certain that Islamist terror can be divorced from Islam. Some statements did echo those made by the White House. According to a translation by the Muslim World League, al-Tayeb argued, “The violence and terrorism … of these groups are strange to Islam. They have nothing to do with our creed, Sharia, ethic, history, and civilization.” And much as Obama sought to expand the discussion of violent extremism to include examples like the Oklahoma City bombing and the attack against a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, participants at the Mecca conference similarly argued that terrorism is associated with no one religion, remarking that “if a Muslim … commits an act of terror, it is linked to Islam. But if the same terror act is committed by a Christian, Jew, Hindu, or Buddhist, it is seldom linked to the perpetrator’s religion,” according to a report by the Saudi Gazette
At other times, though, speakers asserted that ISIS could not be disassociated from Islam. After discounting poverty, social marginalization, and incarceration as the primary causes of radicalization, al-Tayeb said that in his opinion, “the most prominent” source of radicalization among Muslims is the “historical accumulations of extremism and militancy in our heritage.” ...

The Muslim Association of Canada Sponsors a Hamas-Linked Charity AND a Live Performance--"Pearls of the Prophets 2"

MAC, which reportedly funneled a whopping $300 million to a charity with ties to Hamas, brings you a live performance about a bunch of Islamic "prophets"--the ones we know as Ishmael, Noah, Moses and Joseph. Don't worry, though. This being an Islamic school production, there will be "No visual depictions of the prophets," so you won't be seeing anything like, say, this. Or, for that matter, this.


NBC News Wants You to Feel Bad for Londonistan Head-Hacker, "Jihadi John"

Poor fellow, he supposedly "had suicidal thoughts" prior to running off to pursue a life of jihad-inspired decapitation infatuation in Syria.

Too bad he didn't act on 'em (the thoughts, not the heads of his vicitms).

"Head"-ing In the Wrong Direction

How's this for a sci-fi movie plot: ambitious physician posits as a treatment/'cure" for having a "female" brain in a male body (and vice versa) a--wait for it--head transplant!

Pretty freaky and Frankensteinian, no?

Well, what if I told you that it's no movie, it's real life?

NRO's Wesley J. Smith discusses it here:
We are losing our ever-loving minds. An article in Newsweek takes the notion of performing head transplants as a treatment for gender dysphoria seriously. From the story:  
An Italian neuroscientist researching the possibility of human head transplants believes that the procedure could help people with gender dysmorphia, Dr Sergio Canavero, of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, published a summary of the technique, known as ‘Gemini’ spinal cord fusion, in the Surgical Neurology International journal this month. In an interview with Newsweek, Dr Canavero said that the procedure could have wide-ranging implications for those who feel trapped in their own bodies, a condition he says prompts many to commit suicide. “Why not give them a chance?” he says.
 Good grief. What has happened to Newsweek?
I think the better question is: What has happened to the last vestige of sanity surrounding issues relating to gender dysmorphia?

Jimmy Kimmel Gives It To the Anti-Vaccers: In L.A.,"Parents Are More Afraid of Gluten Than They are of Smallpox"

When It Comes To Israel, Barack Hussein Obama Is No Martin Luther King

Can you imagine the maniacal narcissist with the Hussein in his name ever saying this--and meaning it?:
[P]eace for Israel means security, and we must stand with all our might to protect its right to exist, its territorial integrity. I see Israel as one of the great outposts of democracy in the world, and a marvelous example of what can be done, how desert land can be transformed into an oasis of brotherhood and democracy. Peace for Israel means security and that security must be a reality."
BHO doesn't give a toss about Israel's security. What he cares about is his "legacy," which he foolishly thinks will be kited into the stratosphere via his nuke deal with the mullahs.

The One Place Where BDS Seems to Really Be Working--to the Detriment of the Boycotters

Stores in the West Bank are refusing to carry the products of Israel's six largest food producers. In that case, it must be really slim pickings on Ramallah grocery shelves. (What's that old saying--something about cutting off one's nose--ouch!--to spite one's face?)

"Spite" is the operative word.

The Bottom Line Re Bibi's Speech to Congress on Tuesday

Caroline Glick articulates it here:
Netanyahu is not coming to Washington next Tuesday to warn Congress against Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, because he seeks a fight with Obama. Netanyahu has devoted the last six years to avoiding a fight with Obama, often at great cost to Israel’s national security and to his own political position. 
Netanyahu is coming to Washington next week because Obama has left him no choice. And all decent people of good will should support him, and those who do not, and those who are silent, should be called out for their treachery and cowardice.
One little, two little, three little traitors/cowards...

Update: Four little, five little, thirty six little traitors/cowards...and one op-ed piece that "gets it".

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Fastest Growing Religion on the Planet Isn't Islam

However, many Muslims do adhere to it:
I call it Palestinianism. This is not to be confused with Islam, neither Shi’a nor Sunni. To join the fast-swelling herd of Palestinianites, one does not need to learn the Quran or avoid pork and alcohol or wear a veil or grow a beard or even believe in Allah. You do not even have to care about the Arabs self-identified as Palestinians. There is only one thing required of you. You must hate the Jewish State of Israel with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your might.
Actually, since, as David Nirenburg puts it, "The Quran is extensively structured as a polemic against the Jews" (apes 'n' pigs and all that stuff), Islam does play a big role in engendering Muslims' negative feelings toward Jewry and Jewish state. It is silly and short-sighted to think otherwise.

Of course, non-Muslim "progressives" can and do hate Israel every bit as much as Muslim Zion-loathers, but their reasons for doing so have more to do with Marxist-Socialist notions about the innate virtuousness of Third World "victims" of eee-ville Western Capitalism/Imperialism.

"Being Stupid in the Endless War on Terrorism"

The Toronto Star's very own in-house shill for the Islamic perspective says that's what PM Stephen Harper is guilty of. But, really, in refusing to admit the role Islam plays in the endless jihad, isn't Harpoon the one who is "stupid"?