Archive | May 10, 2012

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Duh. Egypt holds less favorable opinion of U.S. now than before Arab Spring

In our ‘you don’t say’ post of the day, the Muslim outreach by the Barack Obama administration seems to be having an effect directly opposite to that championed by its proponents. Via NBC News: The United States has given billions of dollars to Egypt in recent decades, but research published Tuesday by a major think […]

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University of Central Arkansas teacher says she Apologized to Saudi students on her own

We received an email from the University of Central Arkansas teacher at the center of this story, which originated from a report from a website called Emirates 24/7. Emirates 24/7 reported that several Saudi students took offense to a photo that the teacher “liked” on facebook and went to her superiors to demand an apology, […]

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Rep. Louie Gohmert presses FBI Director on the purging of training documents

At a House Judiciary committee hearing, FBI Director Robert Mueller fielded questions about the purging of training materials that related directly to counter-terrorism efforts. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) pressed Mueller on the issue. In particular, Ghomert wanted to know why seemingly innocuous statements that included the words, “Jihad” and “Islam” were removed. He also wanted […]

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