Hamas is the Solution

In the Sunday edition of the Washington Post, there was a photo of some Palestinian girls walking by a wall covered in Arabic graffiti.  It read "Islam is the solution" (as in al-islaam howa al-Haal). The caption underneath mistranslated it as "Hamas is the solution"! How fitting.  A generic, almost trite, religious slogan that one hears at every turn in the Middle East (and even in places where Muslims do not speak Arabic) gets utterly misinterpreted and … [Read more...]

The idiot cavalry arrives

Good grief...Aljazeera.Net - Iran paper plans Holocaust cartoons Iran's largest selling newspaper has announced it is holding a contest on cartoons of the Holocaust in response to the publishing in European papers of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.BTW, this Ahmadinejad bozo is truly a calamity for Iran, and a dream come true for Islamophobes around the globe. … [Read more...]

A killer gets a knuckle sandwich

At the risk of sounding like one of these pro-"War on Terror" cavemen who cheer on every escalation or outrage against a hated foe and while I don't condone the abuse of prisonners in any way, I can't help but chuckle at this news item. According to the state-run al-Iraqiyya TV, Saddam got punched several times by court clerks after he mouthed off to them about Shiah beliefs.  He was being questioned about his brutal suppression of the Shiah uprising after Desert Storm and he, … [Read more...]

Churches reminding Muslims about their duty to support Palestinian rights

It's interesting to see Christian leaders reminding Muslims and other Americans about what's really going on in the Middle East today, contrary to the neverending stream of sensationalistic headlines blaming the world's problems on Islam and Muslims.  These leaders understand that Israel continues to wage its undeclared war against the rights, security and legitimate aspirations of the Palestinian people and that this fact is at the heart of some of the terrorism problems that the world … [Read more...]