Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Interesting News - 2 January 2008

I took the serious road in calling Huckabee a cynical and hypocritical politician whom I would not consider for any elected office, let alone President. Scott Ott has a much more humorous take on the Huckster.

Hillary Clinton displays her fundamental failure to grasp what is going on in possibly the most important foreign state today – the nuclear armed Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

In 2006, there were an average of 15 attacks per day on police and emergency services and almost 3,000 police officers were injured in clashes. In addition, an average of 112 cars were torched each day. No, its not Iraq. Its the low grade civil war occurring in France amongst the Muslim population.

Sigmund, Carl and Alfred look at the 11 most corrupt politicians of 2007. It reads like a who's who of Presidential candidates. Most of this post is reposted from Judicial Watch. SC&A adds on of the most contemptible of all politicians, Ted Kennedy, to the list.

Bookworm Room has a thoughtful piece on a world wide phenomena of ADS – America Derangement Syndrome.

As France’s President Sarkozy displays a very much needed tough attitude towards Middle East despots by cutting off relations with Syria, our own Pat Kennedy and Alan Specter make a trip to Damascus. Soccer Dad has the sad story. What useful idiots.

Israeli PM Olmert is planning on giving to Palestinians swatches of territory captured during the 1967 war. All of this has a segment of Israel’s population howling – the Israeli Paletinians. "Asked, "Would you prefer to be a citizen of Israel or of a new Palestinian state?" 62 percent want to remain Israeli citizens and 14 percent want to join a future Palestinian state. Asked, "Do you support transferring the Triangle [an Arab-dominated area in northern Israel] to the Palestinian Authority?" 78 percent oppose the idea and 18 percent support it."

One of the things I find most objectionable about Islam is its refusal to tolerate freedom of any other religion. The latest – which at least does not involve threats of death – comes from Algeria where legislators are asking the government to curb evangelical Christians in their country because they are succeeding in converting Muslims.

The Michael Savage v. CAIR lawsuit just took another turn. "The amended lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Northern California, also charges CAIR with using extortion, threats, abuse of the court system, and obtaining money via interstate commerce under false and fraudulent circumstances – calling it a "political vehicle of international terrorism" and even linking the group with support of al-Qaida." If the judge allows this, discover in this case is going to be something to see.

1 comment:

Soccer Dad said...

First of all many thanks for linking to me.
Second of all, Daniel Pipes links back to an article from 2005 showing the same thing.
More generally, in November I noted that every time it appears that Israel is on the verge of creating a Palestinian state, some bit of news about Israeli Arabs not wanting to be part of it emerges.