Posts Categorized: The Looming Tower

The Anarchist Coloring Book

Embracing Anarchism Is Like Making Love To A Cactus, Prickly At Best

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An OWS activist and his pregnant girl friend were arrested on bomb paraphernalia charges. The arrests have brought forth images of Bill Ayers and his wife, Bernadine Dohrn, the friends and former neighbors of the Obamas. Both couples are from privileged backgrounds and have excellent educations. Of course, there is a difference, Ayers is an… Read more »

The Myth that the Muslim World Celebrated the Attacks of 9/11

The Myth that the Muslim World Celebrated the Attacks of 9/11

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It is true that there were some Palestinians “dancing” in the streets, jubilant that “America got what it deserved” on 9/11. But do those Palestinians who did celebrate represent the feelings of the entire Muslim world? All Palestinians (many of whom have grievances with the U.S. for reasons as much to do with politics as… Read more »

Taliban Hangs 7 Year Old Boy

Taliban Hangs 7 Year Old Boy

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A French peacekeeper of the ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) shakes hands with an Afghan boy during a patrol in Kabul, October 7, 2004. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan You’d think it would be the bleeding heart liberals who would want us to stay indefinitely, spending blood and treasure in Afghanistan for humanitarian reasons…but no… They’d probably reason… Read more »

Iran denies entry to Sen. Kerry

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Iranian legislators on Sunday decided to not allow a visit from Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry (D-Mass.), according to Iranian media. “Members of the Iranian parliament’s Foreign Relations Committee (a subcommittee of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission) voiced opposition to the request after studying the issue,” Hassan Ebrahimi, head of… Read more »

Obama Admin Denies Americans At War With Al Queda

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There are several reasons that the failed Christmas attack stirs Americans. One of them is the Obama Admin’s politically correct approach to war. Another is the political divide people have between admitting there is a global holy war against Americans vs believing Al Queda attacked American in 2001 because they didn’t like George Bush or… Read more »

2009 a B+ Year

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Well, it’s gone. 2009 is finally freaking GONE The year started with my wife outta work, no family income (I just get beer money for my books), two sick kids, the neighbor’s trampoline had just taken flight into the back of our car-almost totaling it. The year continued…

A Brief Timeline of President Obama's Benchmark Statements on the "War of Necessity"

A Brief Timeline of President Obama’s Benchmark Statements on the “War of Necessity”

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U.S. Marines from Charlie 1/1 of the 15th MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit) fill sand bags around their light mortar position at a Marine Corps base in southern Afghanistan, December 1, 2001. REUTERS/Jim Hollander Words have consequences. This is by no means comprehensive, but a sampling of a few benchmark statements from Senator Obama and President… Read more »

Who Gets to Define the Faith of 1.5 Billion People?

Who Gets to Define the Faith of 1.5 Billion People?

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Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri? The salafi fundamentalists? Sufi Islam? Farrakhan and The Nation of Islam? Baha’ism? Sunni or Shi’a? The Ayatollahs who wish to bring about the end time and reign in the 2nd coming of the 12th Imam? Modern “reformers” like Sayyid Qutb and Mohammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, the inspiration for al… Read more »

Is the Islamic world rejecting al-Qaeda theology, thanks to the War in Iraq?

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We’ve often heard critics of the war in Iraq assert that we’ve diverted attention away from the real war on terror, and need to focus attention on al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan (as if we aren’t engaged against al-Qaeda operatives all over the world). Even Presidential candidates think it’s a winning statement, to push forth… Read more »