Viral video shows US soldiers praising Jesus in preparation for Holy War

Screen Capture From Viral Video

Christian nation? US soldiers prepare for Holy War: Christians are falling all over themselves to praise a disturbing viral video showing US soldiers in uniform singing, dancing and worshiping their Christian god at Camp Pendleton in California.As the US prepares to lead a coalition into war against the Islamic State, the US soldiers are captured on the video chanting “There's no God like Jehovah!”  “There's no God like Jehovah!” over and over again while exuberantly singing a Christian “wors … [Read more...]

ISIS urges Muslims to kill disbelievers in US, Europe

The Islamic State has issued a chilling new statement calling on all Muslims to kill disbelievers in the US and Europe: "If you can kill a disbelieving American or European… then rely upon Allah, and kill him in any manner or way...”In a 42-minute audio recording released via social media on Sunday, an ISIS spokesman calls on Muslims to kill civilians in countries that belong to the anti-ISIS, U.S.-led coalition. In the message, an ISIS spokesman says: "If you can kill a disbelieving Ame … [Read more...]

Iran: Happy video dancers sentenced to 91 lashes and jail

Under Islam, no happiness will be allowed. In Iran, amateur dancers have been sentenced to up to one year in prison and 91 lashes after appearing in a joyous YouTube video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy.Members of the group behind the video were arrested by Iranian police last May for violating Islamic laws, which prohibit dancing with members of the opposite sex and women from appearing without a headscarf.After receiving more than 150,000 views, the "Happy we are from Tehran" … [Read more...]

Islamic State Beheads Third Western Captive

An ISIS executioner stands beside British aid worker David Haines.

“A Message to the Allies of America" - A video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines has been released by the Islamic State.The video, entitled "A Message to the Allies of America," was posted Saturday to a website associated with the Islamic State. The video shows the beheading of Haines, and calls his execution "a message to the allies of America."The 44-year-old Haines is the third Western captive to be executed by the Islamic State, following the beheadings of A … [Read more...]

Sam Harris schools Obama on the nature of Islam

Sleepwalking Towards Armageddon: In a new blog post Sam Harris rejects the claim made by President Obama and others that the Islamic State is somehow “not Islamic.”The post, entitled Sleepwalking Towards Armageddon, argues that the failure by Obama and others to recognize the self-evident fact that Islam leads some people to do horrible things will only perpetuate the horror.Last night President Obama delivered a prime-time address from the White House about his plan for fighting the Isla … [Read more...]

Fear of Islamophobia prevents honest discussion of Islamic State

Denial of the simple fact that the Islamic State is in fact Islamic is dishonest and detrimental to clear thinking about a pressing issue of profound international import.When in doubt, spout a tautology: The Islamic State is Islamic.Do all Muslims support the Islamic State? No. Do all Muslims agree that the Islamic State is a legitimate expression of Islam? No.However, some Muslims, a large minority of Muslims, do support the Islamic State, and do believe that the Islamic State is … [Read more...]

Islam gone wild: ISIS turns ‘Religion of Peace’ upside down

Representatives of the “Religion of Peace” have released a new video allegedly showing the beheading of another American journalist, Steven Sotloff. If confirmed, this would be the second American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State.Sotloff was a freelance journalist who worked for several news organizations before disappearing in Syria in August 2013.Last month, the Islamic State released a similar video depicting the beheading of American James Wright Foley, a freelance pho … [Read more...]

Albino children slaughtered, body parts sold as lucky charms

In Tanzania and other areas of East Africa albino children are being slaughtered, and their body parts body parts are being sold as “lucky charms,” because of widespread superstitious beliefs that the body parts of albino children will bring happiness, wealth, success, and/or cure disease.The body parts are used by area witchdoctors in the creation of “magical potions.” The witchdoctors claim potions made with albino body parts will bring those who use them luck in love, life and business. Th … [Read more...]