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(AFP/Jim Watson) I have expressed my disgust many times over the years with the Bush administration's kowtowing to Saudi Arabia. That notorious image of Bush holding hands with Saudi royalty in 2005 and doing sword dances with Wahabbists in 2008 sparked outrage on both the left and the right. The hand-holding has gotten us nowhere... Read More
Dhimmi bulbs.
This is what you get for pandering to the Sauds: A big, fat middle finger. What's Arabic for flipping the bird? Think President Bush will think twice about opening our doors to more Saudi aviation students and making a sword-dancing fool of himself in front of the world? Nope. They blow off Bush on oil... Read More
Kill all those who join infidel social networks.
In Afghanistan, it's dancing on TV. In Saudi Arabia, the new forbidden thing is Facebook. Add it to the long, endless list of stuff Muslims don't like. Yeah, I wish I were kidding you: A young Saudi Arabian woman was murdered by her father for chatting on the social network site Facebook, it has emerged.... Read More
Who's buying? Who's sold?
Stanley Kurtz put out a call to the blogosphere to analyze public records he obtained detailing foreign money donations to U.S. colleges and universities. You can take a look at the data here. Kurtz wrote: This definitely deserves more follow-up: As an example of reports that raise intriguing questions worthy of follow-up, let’s look at... Read More
Hillary Clinton has a new line on the campaign trail: Debra Burlingame e-mails: Background: The Clintons' Saudi-funded library.
No begging.
Still can't get those images of Bush doing the Saudi sword polka? Me, neither. This will make you feel a little better: That's straight talk. *** Related video: Thompson's latest (and last?) ad.
Arm in arm.
It's your lunchtime photo caption contest. The image via Yahoo! News: The AP caption: What's yours? *** Flashback: The Clintons’ Saudi-funded library Flashback: Merry Christmas from Saudi Arabia Flashback: The Saudi 9/11 scholarship program
Foreign donors.
The story is on page A3 of the Washington Post today and it should come as no surprise: Saudis have been as generous with the Clinton family as they have with the Bushes: Bill Clinton's presidential library raised more than 10 percent of the cost of its $165 million facility from foreign sources, with the... Read More
Protesting open borders overseas.
Wonder what open-borders Muslim groups like CAIR think of this tough-on-illegal immigraton op-ed published in Arab View by one Tarik Al Maeena: There is a menace growing rampant right in our midst — the increasing numbers of overstayers and illegal aliens who have taken to the streets and neighborhoods to pursue the art of beggary... Read More
Update 10:30pm Eastern. Well, he wouldn't do anything about jihadists on US soil, but John Edwards has decided to play Tough Guy with the Saudis abroad. Check out the latest AP headline: Edwards assails U.S. arms sales to Arabs John Edwards. "Tougher." Tee-hee. Such a nutroots quandary: Attacking Bush's Saudi coddling=good. Singling out Arab countries=bad.... Read More
How do you say "Trojan Horse" in Arabic?
Do you know what your kids are learning in their public school classrooms? Stanley Kurtz examines how Saudi-backed teaching materials have found their way into American education: Believe it or not, the Saudis have figured out how to make an end-run around America’s K-12 curriculum safeguards, thereby gaining control over much of what children in... Read More
Holding hands with the Saudis. At what price?
Hmmm. Am I the only one who has a bad feeling about this:
I agree with the Democrats.
Wow: I applaud this legislation. They could have gone even further and done something about the appalling agreement between President Bush and the Saudi kingdom to open Ame
Via the WashTimes' Embassy Row column: David Tell scrutinized al-Jubeir, dubbed "the Sultan of Spin" by the gushing Washington press, here.
BMI to Saudi Arabia: Fly the unfriendly skies First British Airways goes dhimmi on a stewardess who wore a crucifix on the job. Now, British Midland bans a Bible-carrying stewardess (via London Telegraph): A second airline is embroiled in a religious row after a stewardess decided to take bmi to an employment tribunal because it... Read More
Go read this post at Protein Wisdom. Writes Jeff Goldstein: "We've already seen what happens when so-called free speech is pressured in Europe. We simply cannot let it happen here -- and that includes the prospect of silence by bankruptcy." Pay attention.
...with the story of the two lying Saudi men who boarded a school bus in Florida. And it is not racist to say so. Just joy riders? ***scroll for updates... BAIL FOR SAUDIS REVOKED*** From Tampa Bay 10: Two men from Saudi Arabia were arrested today after they boarded a public school bus taking students... Read More
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