Posts Tagged ‘ terrorism ’

The Hammer Falls

The Hammer Falls

    Update: Plot twist.  The White House won’t immediately appeal this ruling.  Josh Blackman has an interesting post explaining the possible paths going forward for the Trump administration.  The temporary restraining order against President Trump’s executive order is still in effect, as you probably know. Josh Blackman has a good analysis of the...
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Resolved: Free Migration Is Good For America

Resolved: Free Migration Is Good For America

The Soho Forum is a fantastic new institution which explores important philosophical and political issues, many of them topical in nature, through rigorously argued debates.
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Quebec City Mosque Attack

Quebec City Mosque Attack

Update: The stories of those who were murdered.  Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder.  The names of the victims have been released.  The sole suspect in the Quebec City mosque attack has been identified.  In a correction of an earlier report, it now appears that only...
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The Daily Rattle (Pre-Inaugural Edition)

The Daily Rattle (Pre-Inaugural Edition)

President Obama’s last week in office has brought with it a flood of breaking news. The biggest story, of course, is his commutation of Chelsea Manning’s 35 year prison sentence. My own impression is that his decision is designed as a cynical bit of legacy-building, with the added benefit of perhaps inducing Julian Assange to...
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New Year, New Jihad

New Year, New Jihad

Update: Tommy Robinson right again, the perp arrived in Turkey via Syria.  ISIS claims responsibility.  Burying the dead.  Graphic photos of the Istanbul massacre.  A profile of the victims of jihad.  For good ongoing overage of this attack, follow Abdullah Bozkurt’s Twitter feed. One of the most exasperating parts of following news coverage of the latest...
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Thanks, Merkel

Thanks, Merkel

When you surround an army, leave an outlet free.  Do not press a desperate foe too hard. -Sun Tzu Those barriers are designed to prevent a repeat of the massacre that occurred this week at a Christmas market in Berlin. Thankfully, the perpetrator behind that particular atrocity has been put down by a brave...
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No Refuge

No Refuge

Mr. Chapin raises a pertinent question, prompted by the jihadist assault upon Ohio State University-a gun-free zone, it should be noted. Why are they here? Is it so deluded liberals can enjoy tales of rampant Islamophobia told by picaresque scamps who’ll then go on to try and murder them?
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Just Say No (The European Invasion)

Pat Condell is back with a new video, and not a moment too soon! Even as the French presidential election heats up, the reasons why Marine Le Pen and the National Front exist have been thrown into sharp relief. As the BBC reports, 5 Islamic jihadists currently in custody were planning a major terror...
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Squelching Speech

Squelching Speech

Update: More details on Oleg’s political detention, courtesy of CounterJihad.  Despite the hope that President-elect Trump would usher in a new era of political toleration-after 1st Amendment critic Hillary Clinton’s historic loss-the fact remains that our institutions of higher learning are controlled by people who value dogma over truth. The latest illustration of this...
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Taste The Rainbow

Taste The Rainbow

Although overshadowed by your regularly scheduled terror attacks, as well as pre-debate effluvia, the media’s attempt to turn Donald Trump Jr.’s recent tweet into a cause célèbre for smug leftists is worth examining in detail.  While some right wing pundits pointed out the similarity between his Skittles metaphor and a feminist-inspired meme involving a different chewy...
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