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Archive for August, 2010

-Gaddafi Tells Europe to Convert to Islam

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) This week Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi has been visiting in Italy and has caused a stir by giving away Qurans and telling everyone that Europe should convert to Islam: "Islam should become the religion of all of Europe.” “Islam is the last religion and if we are to have a […]

-Pakistan: Taliban Kills 3 Christian Flood Relief Workers

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

(Image by Oxfam International via Flickr) ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, August 27 (CDN) — “Authorities on Wednesday (Aug. 25) recovered the bodies of three Christian relief workers who had been kidnapped and killed by members of the Pakistani Taliban in the flood-ravaged country.” Response: Pakistan is in the midst of one of the greatest floods in recent […]

-Ground Zero Mosque to Receive Public Subsidized Financing?

Friday, August 27th, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) The Backers of the Ground Zero mosque are hoping to raise at least $70 million though tax-exempt public bonds to build the $100 million plus facility. The bonds could be issued through a local development corporation created for that purpose and would be one of the least expensive ways […]

-Court: World Vision Can Hire or Fire Based on Faith

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

(Image by Zooomabooma via Flickr) The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization, could continue to base its hiring practices and decisions on matters of religious faith. A three judge panel majority opinion declared that World Vision was a “religious organization” and qualified for the religious […]

-Ground Zero Mosque: The Jewish Response?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) There are over a million Jews living in NY City and the Jewish community was particularly affected by the 9/11 attacks and even salt has been poured on with the popular Arab urban legend/conspiracy theory that blames it all on them or the Israelis. So you would expect that […]

-Is President Obama a Muslim –No! But…

Friday, August 20th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Is President Obama a Muslim? No! But he is very sympathetic to Islam. Also apparently 24% of the country think he is while only 47% believe that he’s a Christian. His father and his step father were Muslims and a good share of his extended family in Africa. Plus over the years […]

-Speaker Pelosi Calls for an Investigation of ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Opponents

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

In a chilling development House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for an investigation of ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ opponents and their funding: "There is no question there is a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some. And I join those who have called for looking into how … this opposition to the mosque is […]

-US Taxpayers are Funding Mosques Overseas?

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

(Mosque in Fallujah via Wikipedia) Apparently the US government has been involved in spending hard earned taxpayer dollars on preserving and rebuilding historical mosques around the world.  This from a Washington Times editorial: Americans also may be surprised to learn that the United States has been an active participant in mosque construction projects overseas. In […]

-Ground Zero: NY Says No to Rebuilding a Church Destroyed on 9/11 but Yes to the Mosque?

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

(Photo by Grisha Ressetar copyright 2001) The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ controversy keeps on going. President Obama weighed in over the weekend with a few comments that hit the fan so to speak. One observation he made is that Islam should be treated just like any other religion in America and I totally agree. In a […]

-Afghanistan: Taliban Used Facebook Page to Track Doctors?

Monday, August 16th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) More on the Medical team that was slaughtered by the Taliban. It appears that the assailants used info gleaned from the group’s Facebook page to track them to the Nuristan area. From the NY Post: Intelligence sources told The Sunday Times it appears the Taliban tracked the medical team for days. Other […]