Month: May 2015
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying
to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
~ George Bernard Shaw
Environmental experts Terry L. Anderson, and Henry I. Miller, both fellows at Stanford University are touting a solution to California’s ongoing water problems. In their proposal “How Taxing Organic Products Could Solve California’s Water Shortage,” published last week on National Review Online, Anderson and Miller state the need for a revenue–neutral tax on all organic products (which would diminish their demand), while outlining how organic agriculture is less efficient and more wasteful than conventional and genetically engineered agriculture.
ISIS Says Michelle Obama Is Worth $40—As A Slave
The latest issue of an ISIS propaganda magazine puts a price on the First Lady in the slavery market it says will one day come to the United States.
“I swear by Allah, O you who feign to be knowledgeable and shout with falsehood in every gathering, surely the slave markets will be established against the will of the politically ‘correct’!” decries Umm Sumayyah al Muhajirah, an allegedly female columnist for Dabiq who penned a defense of the terror group’s slave trade. “And who knows, maybe Michelle Obama’s price won’t even exceed a third of a dīnār, and a third of a dīnār is too much for her!”
(A January estimate puts a single golden dinar at $139 USD.)
Umm Sumayyah has written for previous issues of the magazine, telling women that immigration to the caliphate is as obligatory for them as it is for men. (Her own name, al Muhajirah, suggests that she is an immigrant herself.)
In the six-page piece titled “Slave Girls or Prostitutes,” she defends the practice of taking slaves through war—saby—as inherently Islamic, a “great prophetic Sunnah [teachings of the prophet] containing many divine wisdoms and religious benefits.” She even decries ISIS supporters who initially denied reports of slave-taking “as if the soldiers of the Khilāfah had committed a mistake or evil.”
“And who knows, maybe Michelle Obama’s price won’t even exceed a third of a dīnār, and a third of a dīnār is too much for her!”
Firsthand accounts of slavery under ISIS reveal brutal sexual assaults and unlivable conditions. Recent reports by human rights groups even suggest that Yezidi women are opting for suicide rather than to continue living with ISIS masters—leading the jihadis to confiscate the head scarves the young women have allegedly used to hang themselves.
But for the columnist writing as Umm Sumayyah, the real human-rights atrocities are prostitutes working in the West—even those working of their own free will.
“A prostitute in your lands comes and goes, openly committing sin,” she writes. “She lives by selling her honor, within the sight and hearing of the deviant scholars from whom we don’t hear even a faint sound.”
“As for the slave-girl that was taken by the swords of men following the cheerful warrior, […] then her enslavement is in opposition to human rights and copulation with her is rape?! What is wrong with you?”
May 23, 2015
Despite their posturing and beating their chests they have shown time and again that they are only a branch of the Democratic Party. They talk about being strong Conservatives but they are just continually lying to themselves and to us. I have decided to sit out the next election unless a true conservative is running.
I saw in my reading of Hebrews this morning “we have an anchor for our souls”. I remember when I had no anchor and it was ugly. I had no power to restrain my base nature. If it felt good I did it and things spiraled out I control. June 18, 1972 Jesus anchored me. Along the way of my life I have seen my nation throw away the Anchor. Everything moral and ethical that we were founded upon has been replaced by political correctness. So what do we see.. Everything spiraling out of control. Those of us who are Anchored in are soon to be the new criminals. You watch!
ISIS Leader Pronounces: “Islam Religion of War, Islam is Not Religion of Peace.
ISIS leader urged all Muslims to go join the caliphate or carry weapons, rise up, and fight wherever they are.
Published: May 15th, 2015
ISIS released an audio message which it claims is from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The message was posted on jihadist websites. The message urges all Muslims to carry guns and fight on behalf of the “caliphate.”
The ISIS leader also had a veiled message for the last several U.S. presidents.
“O Muslims, Islam was never for a day the religion of peace. Islam is the religion of war,” the voice purporting to be Baghdadi said. He called upon Muslims around the world to either make their way to the Islamic State or “fight in his land, wherever that may be,” according to the news site Vocative.
The voice on the audio allegedly sounds like al-Baghdadi’s, which is significant because he has not been seen or heard from in months. There have been rumors that al-Baghdadi was killed in a drone strike in November.
“There is no excuse for any Muslim not to migrate to the Islamic State,” the message continues, informing all Muslims that joining the fight “is a duty on every Muslim. We are calling on you either to join or carry weapons wherever you are,” the voice, purportedly of al-Baghdadi, insists.
The message was issued by ISIS’s al-Furqan media outlet and posted on several jihadi sites.
Although the message was audio and not visual, the voice that sounds like al-Baghdadi’s mentions the air campaign against the Houthi rebels in Yemen, which is led by the Saudis. Those airstrikes began in late March, which suggests that it is a recently made message.
About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com
Yes, you have to love an American like her!
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vs. the Phoenix Suns owner
The owner of the Phoenix Suns basketball team, Robert Sarver, came out strongly opposing AZ’s new immigration laws. Arizona’s Governor, Jan Brewer, released the following statement in response to Sarver’s criticism of the new law: “What if the owners of the Suns discovered that hordes of people were sneaking into games without paying? What if they had a good idea who the gate-crashers are but the ushers and security personnel were not allowed to ask these folks to produce their ticket stubs, thus non-paying attendees couldn’t be ejected. Furthermore, what if Suns’ ownership was expected to provide those who sneaked in with complimentary eats and drink? And what if, on those days when a gate-crasher became ill or injured, the Suns had to provide free medical care and shelter?”
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer