by Anna Mahjar-Barducci:
Although Sharia law has existed in Northern Nigeria for a long time, it used to apply only to family matters such as divorce, inheritance and adoption. It was only in 1999 that the governor of the Nigerian Northern State of Zamfara, Alhaji Ahmed Sani, decided to apply Shari law. The governor instead wanted to go farther and to include flogging, stoning, amputation, beheading, and other precepts of Islamic law.. Ever since, the Northern Nigerian States have followed Zamfara’s steps. Under the Sharia law, Nigerian women have been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, have been forbidden to rent houses and to travel in the same vehicles as men.
By MARK STEYN:
If it took America a decade to avenge the dead of 9/11, it took Britain 13 years to avenge their defeat in Sudan in 1884. But, after Kitchener slaughtered the jihadists of the day at the Battle of Omdurman in 1897, he made a point of digging up their leader the Mahdi, chopping off his head and keeping it as a souvenir. The Sudanese got the message. The British had nary a peep out of the joint until they gave it independence six decades later – and, indeed, the locals fought for King and (distant imperial) country as brave British troops during World War Two. Even more amazingly, generations of English schoolchildren were taught about the Mahdi’s skull winding up as Lord Kitchener’s novelty paperweight as an inspiring tale of national greatness.
Not a lot of that today. It’s hard to imagine Osama’s noggin as an attractive centerpiece at next year’s White House Community Organizer of the Year banquet, and entirely impossible to imagine America’s “educators” teaching the tale approvingly. So instead, even as we explain that our difficulties with this bin Laden fellow are nothing to do with Islam, no sir, perish the thought, we simultaneously rush to assure the Muslim world that, not to worry, we accorded him a 45-minute Islamic funeral as befits an observant Muslim.
That’s why Pakistani big shots harbored America’s mortal enemy and knew they could do so with impunity.
by Bob Owens:
While Holder and Obama have been pushing the narrative that gun control is the solution to Mexican violence — and the ATF was ensuring the delivery of weapons to drug dealers to build a case for gun control — the federal government sold $177 million of weaponry to Mexico, including $20 million for small arms.
Any reasonable American now has to wonder if the legal weapons shipped by our government — and the illegal weapons shipped with government knowledge — will be used to kill American civilians and to prop up narco-terrorist gangs threatening our southern border.
The plan for a long gun registry is still one of the president’s goals, even as he creates the problem for which he proposes the solution. A virulent anti-gun radical since his days with the Joyce Foundation, Obama has previously stooped to despicable levels in order to pursue his gun control agenda. He now wants to use the bully pulpit of his office to play both arsonist and firefighter, and is willing to watch northern Mexico and the American southwest burn in order to restrict a constitutional right he has always abhorred.
By Jeff Poor – The Daily Caller:
On Hugh Hewitt’s Thursday show, columnist Mark Steyn explained there was a case of mixed signals the White House has sent regarding the mission to take out al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. On one hand, it was a successful mission but on the other the reaction has been limp. And both of those acts send mixed signals abroad according to the columnist.
“I think this is strong horse-weak horse all in one. If you want highly trained, superbly equipped warriors on a precise, targeted mission, to go in and do what they’re supposed to do, then this is a brilliant operation,” Steyn said. “I think when you look at everything surrounding it, including the reaction in Washington, and the facts on the ground in Abbottabad, then I think it’s, we’re deep in weak horse territory, in part because our so-called ally feels it can in effect, de facto officially shelter Osama bin Laden, his three wives, and his 13 children – as the Senator said on your show the other day. And they know, the Pakistanis know they will pay no price for it. That’s real weak horse stuff. That’s serious weak horse stuff.”
Andrew G. Bostom:
James Larry was a prison convert to Islam. The gruesome story’s key findings, as reported by The Chicago Tribune, are presented below.
“He was upset at his wife and their family — he felt disrespected that they would not join his religion,” Assistant State’s Attorney Jim McKay said. “It didn’t matter if they were young or old, pregnant or not. He wanted them dead.”
I am a born-again Bible-believing Christian with two adult children, one of whom is saved while the other is not. I pray for my lost child. But the left-lib media constantly draw moral equivalences between Islam and Christianity. It is sickening and dangerous because the public is misinformed and it endangers Christians,
Audio of program in which Son of Hamas Mosab Hasan Yousef explains to a Palestinian Christian Caller on how one should deal with suspected terror operation.
We have other audio which is documented on the recent article on: