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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: We Must Speak Honestly About Islam

August 8, 2010
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: We Must Speak Honestly About Islam

Voltaire famously said: "I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Indeed, many people have died defending our ability to exercise that right This week in Sydney, I attended a forum on Freedom of Speech organized by the prestigious Australian think tank The...
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Shut Up, He Explained

August 7, 2010
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Shut Up, He Explained

Last Tuesday, standing in front of the Statue of Liberty, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke on the subject of the proposed mosque at Ground Zero. His remarks will be read with curiosity by future generations of Americans, who will look back in astonishment at the self-deluding pieties and self-destructive dogmas
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Muslims Know the Symbolism of the Ground Zero Mosque

August 3, 2010
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Muslims Know the Symbolism of the Ground Zero Mosque

Symbolism is at play in the debate over a grand mosque being built near the site of Islamic extremism’s greatest terrorist victory against a democracy. While many embrace its construction as symbolic of a democratic society’s tolerance, there is danger in not understanding the symbolically sinister side of its construction as well
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WikiLeaks must be stopped

August 3, 2010
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WikiLeaks must be stopped

Let's be clear: WikiLeaks is not a news organization; it is a criminal enterprise. Its reason for existence is to obtain classified national security information and disseminate it as widely as possible -- including to the United States' enemies. These actions are likely a violation of the Espionage Act, and they arguably constitute material...
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“The World Turned Upside Down”-Melanie Phillips

July 25, 2010
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“The World Turned Upside Down”-Melanie Phillips

In what we tell ourselves is an age of reason, we are behaving increasingly irrationally. More and more people are signing up to weird and wacky cults, para-psychology, seances, paganism and witch- craft. There is widespread belief in ludicrous conspiracy theories, such as the 9/11 terrorist attack being an American plot...
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