Monthly Archives: December 2009

An Ashoura Lullaby—Ayatollah Seyyid Ibn Pharteen

The vocal stylings of Ayatollah Seyyid Ibn Pharteen, debuting his, “Ashoura Lura Lural, That’s a Shiite Lullaby” Audio produced and made available by Recorda Me Studios, at this link: The refrain: Ashoura Lura Lural Ashoura Lura Li Ashoura Lura … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

Norman Rockwell’s “The Golden Rule”  “Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets” Matthew 7:12

Is Shi’ism the Iranian Regime’s “Achilles Heel?”

(It’s The Little) Saint Najis?  The death of Iran’s Grand Ayatollah Hussein Ali Montazeri at age 87 on December 20, 2009 has been accompanied by decidedly hagiographic post-mortems.  But perhaps the most curious of these assessments, by Michael Rubin, includes … Continue reading

Climate Scientology, Islam, and Religious Fanaticism

William Happer on contemporary Climate Scientologists: “Disagreeing with them is like going to Saudi Arabia and criticizing Muhammad.” Eric Hoffer: “[A]bsolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.”  The so-called “Climate Gate” e-mail scandal simply confirms fraudulent activity masquerading as … Continue reading

From Communism as “The 20th Century Islam,” to “Islam as the 21st Century Communism?”

Jules Monnerot’s, 1949 “Sociologie du Communisme,” was translated into English and published as “Sociology and Psychology of Communism,” by The Beacon Press, Boston,  in 1953. Monnerot elaborated at length upon a brief, but remarkably prescient observation by Bertrand Russell, published … Continue reading

Wafa Sultan: “The problem with people in the West is they do not want to understand Islam”

“The problem with people in the West is they do not want to understand Islam”  “Islam by itself is radical” Important  interview yesterday (12/3/09) in Providence by Helen Glover at WHJJ, 920 AM with Wafa Sultan.

Pointed Islamic Hypocrisy: Religious Symbols for Thee, But Not For Me?

   How Christian “Symbols,” i.e., Churches, Are Treated in Muslim Pakistan Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of the Pakistan Christian Congress—representing this beleaguered minority community, whose plight is pathognomonic of the brutal dhimmitude imposed upon Christian communities throughout the Muslim … Continue reading