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I'm a crack-ho lazy mom who vacillates between feelings of inadequacy and delusions of grandeur. I am not bothered by kid snot, garlic breath or Bob Dylan's voice. But pinch me with your toes and I will probably kill you.

Monday, November 06, 2006

Saddam Sentenced/Muslims Still Need Babysitting

Saddan Hussein is going to be hanged. I have actually reached a point where I don't care. He was an evil, sick, sadistic, power-crazed psychopath. But like it or not, he probably killed many other evil, sick, sadistic, power-crazed psychopaths or kept them at bay. Like Muqtada al Sadr. He is a Shiite Muslim, part of Iraq's oppressed majority under Saddam Hussein. But he is also an supporter of Iran who hates the U.S. just as much as he hated Saddam. Now contrary to the popular misconception, I don't believe Iran or al Sadr were happy to see Saddam removed if it meant the U.S. would try to establish a democracy in Iraq. But that doesn't mean they won't do everything possible to steal power from the new Iraqi democracy and turn Iraq into Iran. Ugly as this truth is, there was something to be said for allowing Saddam to control certain elements of the Iraqi Shiite population.

Now that we have effectively gotten rid of Saddam, it will be our responsibility to see that the psychopathic Shiites don't usurp the power. It's a tough job, and no one said it was going to be easy. When you step back and think about it, what we are attempting is to break through a tribal mentality that has existed for millenia. This mentality is arbitrary and completely without logic. It's one that still argues whether or not the Koran says to cut the clitorises off women, and how long one's beard must be in order to not be hanged or beaten.

Are there Muslims who have escaped this mentality? Assuredly so. But how frustrating it is to not only be stereotyped, but to have to try and convince one's fellow Muslims that they are insane and they are making themselves look like assholes.

I mean, how surreal is it to see an ordinary man, dressed in a suit and tie, announcing the propriety of cutting off women's clitorises because their jeans are too tight and bus rides make them horny. Or this idiot who can't even read, but does manage to spout the usual Islamic idiocy regarding his rape victim.

At some point the Muslim world is going to have to join civilization. They will never have their Caliphate or dominate any field of science or technology if they remain obsessed with issues of sexuality. For as much as Americans and the Western World obsess over sex, there are some thing that are not open for debate. We've moved past it, and reopening it for discussion is a pure waste of time.
Another interesting note, which is rarely discussed is hypocrisy of Muslims declaring themselves victims of discrimination, but having no issue at all with terrorizing/victimizing others. Michael Nazir-Ali, the Bishop of Rochester in the Anglican Church, said as much, and it is well worth the time to read his statements. They bleat about being oppressed so they can in turn oppress. And there are no appeasements possible.

Hat Tips: Sandmonkey (awesome, awesome blog) and the irreplacable Little Green Footballs.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

The Price of Hezbollah's Social Services

The The New York Times, aka The Song of Hezbollah writes an interesting article that seems to declare Hezbollah the winner of the month long conflict with Israel for the simple reason that they have not been slaughtered to the last man. They make the claim that Hezbollah has the "hard-won reputation as the only Arab force that fought Israel to a standstill" omitting the fact that Israel was quite content to pummel the shit out of Hezbollah until the U.N. asked for a ceasefire (pretty please with cherries and whipped cream and sprinkles on top, but only for Hezbollah because they are too bat-shit crazy to deal with like rational men, so we must treat them like menstruating teenage girls).

In this (and let's not mince words here) Hezbollah puff piece, they trot out the idea that Hezbollah provides valuable social services for the local population in Lebanon. Writes the author:

"Hezbollah’s reputation as an efficient grass-roots social service network — as opposed to the Lebanese government, regarded by many here as sleek men in suits doing well — was in evidence everywhere. Young men with walkie-talkies and clipboards were in the battered Shiite neighborhoods on the southern edge of Bint Jbail, taking notes on the extent of the damage.

“Hezbollah’s strength,” said Amal Saad-Ghorayeb, a professor at the Lebanese American University here, who has written extensively about the organization, in large part derives from “the gross vacuum left by the state.”

Let's analyze this briefly. There are several gross omissions in this article.

Firstly, Lebanon's government until very recently, was an undemocratic Syrian puppet government. Secondly, Hezbollah was created by Syria, armed by Syria (and Iran) and was comprised of Syrians. Thirdly, the social services magnanimously handed out by Hezbollah (aka Syria and Iran) came at the price of having their guerilla army bases and weapons stored among the very civilian populations who needed the social services.

It doesn't take a New York Times reporter to grasp the fact that Hezbollah was distributing it's largesse to the tune of "We will give them food and medicine so we can attack Israel from their neighborhoods and then draw the Israelis fire so that they will kill children. Then we will pose the dead bodies for television cameras so the whole world can see what monsters the Pig-Woman-Jews are."

Please tell me there are intelligent people who can see through this bullshit.

Monday, May 08, 2006

It's In The Koran

You must read the words along with the song.

Little Green Footballs is one of the only websites who even has the song anymore, and Google removed it from it's search engine, like the pussies they are.

In our days of glory
Now centuries past
The kingdom of Islam
Stood mighty and vast
Then we failed our faith
And watched your power grow
But soon our greatness will return
And this is how we know ..

Because it's in the Koran
It's written in the Koran
A world united under Allah is
The future of man
How could it not be so
When most opposing us panic
And surrender once a few of them have bled.

We're happy to torture
We're eager to rape
We savor your last screams
On videotape
We massacre children
We ransack a shrine
And all our acts are sanctified
By Suras 2 through 9

Because it's in the Koran
It's written in the Koran
That we should fight and slay the infidels
However we can
We'll blow ourselves to bits
If that gives us an advantage
Or we'll slit your throats while you're asleep in bed.

Those heathens who scold us
Are wasting their breath
Over the millions we've butchered
And starved
We're men who would let girls
Be trampled to death
Rather than see them in public

So don't look for mercy
When you're at our feet
The justice we'll give you
Is harsh and complete
We danced in delight
When your Twin Towers fell
And you'll weep with your slaughtered
As you burn with them in Hell

Because it's in the Koran,
It's written in the Koran
Your fate was settled long before
This latest battle began
We've found our holy purpose
And we'll never abandon it
As long as there's a sinner to behead ..

In other words we won't rest
Till everyone in the West
Is a slave, a Muslim or dead.

This gentleman is to thank for the links throughout the lyrics.

Explanations and disclaimers by the original author can be found here.

Many thanks gentleman for continuing to expose the nature of the enemy.

Sunday, April 02, 2006

My Deepest Apologies To Ms. Carroll

Now I am as furious with the media as I've ever been. Jill Carrol made all the statements in the previous post under duress that was not reported by our baffling and seditiously incompetent media.

Yahoo news and every other news organization who failed to initially report that Jill Carroll was giving the interview to the Iraqi Islamic Party ought to have their credentials revoked.

They never reported to whom she was giving the interview except to say "Baghdad television" and that she had been set free. It left one with the distinct impression that she was in perfect safety and in sympathy with her kidnappers. That is a disgusting, abhorrent, inexcusable injustice to this poor girl.

Here are her true statements in their entirety as reported by the Christian Science Monitor, but not any other mainstream media news source:

"RAMSTEIN AIRBASE, GERMANY - I'm so happy to be free and am looking forward to spending a lot of time with my family. I want to express my deep appreciation to all the people who worked so long and hard for my release. I am humbled by the sympathy and support expressed by so many people during my kidnapping.

In the past few days, the US military and officials have been extremely generous, and I am grateful for their help. Throughout this ordeal, many US agencies have committed themselves to bringing me safely home.

My colleagues at The Christian Science Monitor have worked ceaselessly to secure my release, and worked with security consultants to do so. Many other news organizations, both inside and outside of Iraq, as well as many officials from Iraq and other countries, worked hard to bring about my freedom. So many people around the world spoke out on my behalf.

Thank you, all of you.

During my last night in captivity, my captors forced me to participate in a propaganda video. They told me they would let me go if I cooperated. I was living in a threatening environment, under their control, and wanted to go home alive. I agreed.

Things that I was forced to say while captive are now being taken by some as an accurate reflection of my personal views. They are not. The people who kidnapped me and murdered Allan Enwiya are criminals, at best. They robbed Allan of his life and devastated his family. They put me, my family and my friends--and all those around the world, who have prayed so fervently for my release--through a horrific experience. I was, and remain, deeply angry with the people who did this.

I also gave a TV interview to the Iraqi Islamic Party shortly after my release. The party had promised me the interview would never be aired on television, and broke their word. At any rate, fearing retribution from my captors, I did not speak freely. Out of fear I said I wasn't threatened. In fact, I was threatened many times.

Also, at least two false statements about me have been widely aired: That I refused to travel and cooperate with the US military and that I refused to discuss my captivity with US officials. Again, neither is true.

I want to be judged as a journalist, not as a hostage. I remain as committed as ever to fairness and accuracy--to discovering the truth--and so I will not engage in polemics. But let me be clear: I abhor all who kidnap and murder civilians, and my captors are clearly guilty of both crimes.

Now, I ask for the time to heal. This has been a taxing 12 weeks for me and my family. Please allow us some quiet time alone, together."

This failure on the part of the media is inexcusable, yet Yahoo news comes up with this gem:

"The remarks have drawn criticism from conservative bloggers and commentators, but the Monitor said "Carroll did what many hostage experts and past captives would have urged her to do: Give the men who held the power of life and death over her what they wanted."

What they fail to mention is that conservative bloggers and commentators have been critical of her statements when they believed the outright lies perpetuated by the media that Jill Carroll was free when making those statements. No one, conservative or otherwise, would hold those statements against Ms. Carroll if they knew the true circumstances. Those who are paid for their responsibility to report the truth failed both her and us on an almost unimaginable level.

I know if I were held captive and threatened with death by the Islamo-beasts, I would think of my two little girls and say whatever the fuck they wanted me to say. And I can't even type that without crying.

So now that we know the true facts, I want to state that Ms. Carroll is a brave woman who has been through a nightmare I don't even want to imagine. I accept her statement made in Germany and believe it wholeheartedly. And mostly, I am extremely sorry that I believed our own medias' reporting. I should know better by now.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Stockholm Syndrome

Remind me if I ever decide to kidnap someone for political motivations, to make sure they are white, liberal, and consider themselves educated.

What is with this slew of ex-hostages who have nothing but praise for their kidnappers?

"I was treated well," says Jill Carroll, a journalist just released after being held hostage for several months.

Well Jill, you could have fooled us with all the crying and and begging for your life. I definitely got the impression you were being held against your will and threatened with death.

"They never hit me. They never even threatened to hit me," she added.

I suppose every cloud has a silver lining, but this is pushing it in my opinion.

Regardless, I am very happy she was not killed. I'm sorry if any money was given to these assholes because it will result in far more death, but she was young, and despite her thinly veiled (no pun intended) ideology, she didn't deserve the death they undoubtedly had in mind for her.

But all I can say is I hope no one ever treats me that well.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

I've written, erased; rewritten, erased; saved, and erased this post about 300 times in three days. And after all of that, I've decided to let the words of Ayaan Hirsi Ali do the talking. She is indefinable by the Western media who called her left-wing, right-wing, conservative, liberal, along with every other obscure, pointless label you can imagine.** She not only exposes the terrible consequences and utter hypocrisy of an absolutist religion, but makes a complete mockery of the "tolerant" leftists who have become so open-minded their brains have fallen out.

In my opinion, she is the bravest woman living today.

Read the whole thing. And then read it again. The whole thing is vitally important, but one thing stood out to me when her response to the statement that "Muslims, like any religious community, should also be able to protect themselves against slander and insult."

She responds: "That's exactly the reflex I was just talking about: offering the other cheek. Not a day passes, in Europe and elsewhere, when radical imams aren't preaching hatred in their mosques. They call Jews and Christians inferior, and we say they're just exercising their freedom of speech. When will the Europeans realize that the Islamists don't allow their critics the same right? After the West prostrates itself, they'll be more than happy to say that Allah has made the infidels spineless."

I can't add to anything she says. May God protect her.

** I don't know if the links still work, but I quoted all the sources.

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

(Hat tip: Little Green Footballs) The Pope had some very interesting things to say about Islam and modernity. Things are not looking good for the Religion of Peace.

Some of the more interesting exerpts (the emphasis is added).....

JF: But as background, I want to say without exaggeration, and without trying to become histrionic here, I see the trends...I've seen them for years, in Europe, of depopulation as you've mentioned. And their immigration is coming from the South, which is mainly Islamic. And there are, I think there are 98 Islamic countries in the world, and 97 of them do not have religious freedom. The only one that does is Mali, where Timbuktu is, you know. It's in a desert, so you can hardly count it. Sorry about any Malians who are listening to this program. And that's what's going to happen to Europe. Once there's an Islamic majority, it is going to's going to eliminate religious freedom. However...and therefore, Western civilization as we know it. However, in the United States, we also are not having children. There's abortion. There's contraception. There's the ideal of a one or two child family. But where is our immigration coming from? From Ecuador, from Mexico, from Cuba, from Guatemala. And these people are Christians. And so, I believe without know, having hubris as an American, I believe that Christians in the United States are the ones who will be able to save not just Christianity, but Western civilization, if we maintain our fidelity to the scriptures, our fidelity to Christ, our fidelity to family life, and our fidelity to fertility and fruitfulness in marriage. So I believe we are in a world historical century, which is going to depend upon the strength of Christianity in these United States. I say I think that's...I may raise my voice. I may get excited. I might waive a Bible or something like that, but I believe this is the hard facts, unless God...He could always...He's in charge. He could perform a miracle. He could do something we can't possibly have foreseen. But I see that as what's happening. Now, that's part one. The second part is shorter. The main presentation by this Father Troll was very interesting. He based it on a Pakistani Muslim scholar names Rashan, who was at the University of Chicago for many years, and Rashan's position was Islam can enter into dialogue with modernity, but only if it radically reinterprets the Koran, and takes the specific legislation of the Koran, like cutting off your hand if you're a thief, or being able to have four wives, or whatever, and takes the principles behind those specific pieces of legislation for the 7th Century of Arabia, and now applies them, and modifies them, for a new society which women are now respected for their full dignity, where democracy's important, religious freedom's important, and so on. And if Islam does that, then it will be able to enter into real dialogue and live together with other religions and other kinds of cultures.

HH: Is he an optimist about that happening?

JF: He is, but interesting, Hugh, you know, all the seminars I recall with Joseph Ratzinger, Father Ratzinger, he'd always let the students speak. He'd wait until the end, and he would intervene. This is the first time I recall where he made an immediate statement. And I'm still struck by it, how powerful it was.

HH: We only have thirty seconds, Father Fessio.

JF: Oh, I can't do it.

HH: Then I want to come back after the break.

JF: Okay. Hugh, we've got to come back to this after the break.

HH: That's the greatest bridge ever.

JF: That'll keep your listeners.

HH: You betcha. No one's going to go away. And here's what the Pope said...


HH: Father Fessio, before the break, you were telling us that after the presentation at Castel Gandolfo by two scholars of Islam this summer with Benedict in attendance, as well as his former students, for the first time in your memory, the Pope did not allow his students to first comment and reserve comment, but in fact, went first. Why, and what did he say?

JF: Well, the thesis that was proposed by this scholar was that Islam can enter into the modern world if the Koran is reinterpreted by taking the specific legislation, and going back to the principles, and then adapting it to our times, especially with the dignity that we ascribe to women, which has come through Christianity, of course. And immediately, the Holy Father, in his beautiful calm but clear way, said well, there's a fundamental problem with that, because he said in the Islamic tradition, God has given His word to Mohammed, but it's an eternal word. It's not Mohammed's word. It's there for eternity the way it is. There's no possibility of adapting it or interpreting it, whereas in Christianity, and Judaism, the dynamism's completely different, that God has worked through His creatures. And so, it is not just the word of God, it's the word of Isaiah, not just the word of God, but the word of Mark. He's used His human creatures, and inspired them to speak His word to the world, and therefore by establishing a Church in which he gives authority to His followers to carry on the tradition and interpret it, there's an inner logic to the Christian Bible, which permits it and requires it to be adapted and applied to new situations. I was...I mean, Hugh, I wish I could say it as clearly and as beautifully as he did, but that's why he's Pope and I'm not, okay? That's one of the reasons. One of others, but his seeing that distinction when the Koran, which is seen as something dropped out of Heaven, which cannot be adapted or applied, even, and the Bible, which is a word of God that comes through a human community, it was stunning.

HH: And so, is it fair to describe him as a pessimist about the prospect of modernity truly engaging Islam in the way modernity has engaged Christianity?

JF: Well, the other way around.

HH: Yes. I meant that.

JF: Yeah, that Christianity can engage modernity just like it did...the Jews did Egypt, or Christians did to Greece, because we can take what's good there, and we can elevate it through the revelation of Christ in the Bible. But Islam is stuck. It's stuck with a text that cannot be adapted, or even be interpreted properly.

HH: And so the Pope is a pessimist about that changing, because it would require a radical reinterpretation of what the Koran is?

JF: Yeah, which is it's impossible, because it's against the very nature of the Koran, as it's understood by Muslims.

HH: And so, even the dialectic that was the Reformation is not possible within Islam?

JF: No. And then a second thing which he did not say, but which I would have said, I might have said at the time, is that...and this is from a Catholic point of view, there's no one to interpret the Koran officially. the Catholic Church has an official interpretor, which is the Holy Father with the bishops.

HH: Right. Well, let me ask you then. If, in fact, that reformation within Islam is not possible in the eyes of the Pope, and the demographics do not change, as they are unlikely to change in Europe, the last time Christendom went under the waves, so to speak, in Europe, there were the monasteries, beseiged as they were by the barbarians, sacked as they were by the Vikings, they endured.

JF: Yeah.

HH: That doesn't happen in modernity, because of the technology of oppression. And you've just noted the reluctance of Islam to accept religious pluralism, or to embrace it and celebrate it.

JF: Yes.

HH: And so what happens in Europe?

JF: Well, Hugh, I've got one of the very few things that I've said, which I'm proud of, because it's become kind of almost a slogan to some, is that home schools are the monasteries of the new dark ages. That is...and you non-Catholic Christians have a lot more of them than we Catholics do, but we've got a lot. And I think that is where families are having children. They're passing on the faith to their children. They're giving them wisdom and the knowledge of our culture. And we have an advantage here, because the homosexuals, and the pro-abortionists, and the pro-contraception people, are not having children by definition.

HH: That's in the Steyn article as well.

It is a fascinating discussion. Since 9/11, I've found it odd that the secular modernists refuse to hold Muslims to the same standards as Christians and Jews. It would mean that Islam must be defeated militarily, and it's becoming more and more apparant that not enough Westerners have the stomach for it. Dhimmitude cannot possibly be better than our Western laws, but those whose personal lives and morals are the least in tune with Sharia law, seem to be the first to capitulate.