Archive | October 3, 2012

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Applying the ‘Two wrongs don’t make a right’ principle to ‘Innocence of Muslims’ filmmaker

The debate over whether Nakoula Basseley Nakoula should be in jail rages on… Via the Los Angeles Times: The jailing of one of the filmmakers involved in the infamous “Innocence of Muslims” movie has raised questions about whether the U.S. government is acting in response to the international furor the movie has caused. Nakoula Basseley […]

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Raymond Ibrahim: How ‘Religious Defamation’ Laws Would Ban Islam

Interesting take. Basically, if there was a quid-pro-quo on the whole blasphemy law thing, Islam would have a tough time existing. Via Front Page Magazine: As the Islamic world, in the guise of the 57-member state Organization of Islamic Cooperation, continues to push for the enforcement of “religious defamation” laws in the international arena—theoretically developed […]

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Fast and Furious, Benghazi Consulate, and State Department waivers

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and committee member, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sent a forceful letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today. In it, they chronicle 13 separate threats to security at the Benghazi, Libya consulate that date back six months. These threats likely contributed to the decision […]

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