Monthly Archives: August 2010

Idjitihad through the looking glass…

Althouse: “Is the 9/11 Mosque a Publicity Stunt?” I entertained the notion that the idea was to propose it in order to stir up the reaction that was, in fact, stirred up. Some Americans would be outraged, including a subgroup

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The IdjitihadTM rolls on

The HotAirians are greatly impressed with an article by two Canadian Muslims, Tarek Fatah and Raheel Raza, whom Ed Morrissey describes as “Muslim columnists,” and who appoint themselves the representatives of 1.57 billion people, in a sentence that has only

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Flamesem and Japesem (The Gates of Conservative Ijtihad Are Closed!)

If a politician mocked the Lord’s Prayer in an attack on sexually abusive Priests, in a manner that insulted all Christians; if a politician sneered at the Kaddish while describing civilian casualties of Israeli military operations, insulting all Jews… The

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On the other side of zero

According to the Wikipedia Entry, we started to use the term “Ground Zero” for the World Trade Center site within hours of the 9/11 attacks: The adoption of this term by the mainstream North American media with reference to the

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Conservatives vs Islam – reply to Oceanaris

oceanaris – author of a blog post strongly, even uncharitably criticized in our thread discussion – began his rebuttal via comment as follows: perhaps if one considers the repeated victory chants of hundreds of thousands of Muslims in Cairo or

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Voting with joy and other psychosocial diversions

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s governatorship will soon be drawing to a close, amidst dismal approval ratings.  Yet I recall that, as with perhaps no other vote I’ve cast since I reached voting age, I took pleasure in punching out the box next

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Either/or vs both/and (JRub strikes again)

If someone wrote and stood by a sentence like this one: Or is it just the Jewish element that has so paralyzed the liberal intelligentsia? …we’d all call for that someone’s head – wouldn’t we?  Wouldn’t it be the basis

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Too late for healing

“To be a Muslim is to support Al Qaeda.” That would be one direct intepretation of “How About a Hirohito Monument at Pearl Harbor?” – the title of Jennifer Rubin’s latest post on our favorite topic.  For Rubin, apparently, an

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