Christchurch Terror

It is important to try to understand the mass murder in Christchurch, but it is just too early to make any sound or meaningful assessment. Despite the manifesto, we do not know enough about Tarrant’s background and thoughts, and we know nothing about any of the others who may have been involved. That hasn’t stopped …

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Orlando Shooter Was Gay

Lots of assumptions were made following the Orldando shooting. One assumption everyone seems to have made was that the murders were, at least in part, motivated by homophobia. The reason for this was that the shooting took place at a well-known gay nightclub. But there is no evidence that the shooter was anti-gay. None. His …

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This Week In The Religion Of Peace

A roundup of Islamist violence from the last few days from The Religion of Peace: March 12th 2011 (Kandahar, Afghanistan) – Four civilians are cut to shreds by a roadside bomb. March 12th 2011 (Baghdad, Iraq) – Seven Iraqi soldiers on their way to work are brutally machine-gunned in their car at point-blank range. March …

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1% Of The Population, 80% Of Terror

US Department of Justice statistics show that although they constitute only 1% of America’s population, Muslims have been responsible for 186 of 228 terror cases investigated since 9/11. The Tamil Tigers and Columbian FARC are next with 32 cases between them. And, no, of course we shouldn’t blame all Muslims for this. And we don’t. …

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The Face of Islam

This is Shaznaz Bibi. A muslim women who was not sufficiently docile. An isolated incident? There are more photos in an article called Terrorism that’s Personal. Since 1994, a Pakistani activist who founded the Progressive Women’s Association to help such women “has documented 7,800 cases of women who were deliberately burned, scalded or subjected to acid …

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