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Oh, this is rich. Is it really a parody? Or did they just follow around a random Media Matters reader for a couple of hours?
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2012 on Bingo! at Atlas Shrugs
Wow! Ornette Coleman! I love him! And such a song -- this is the song that made his reputation, along with the entire album on which it appeared, The Shape of Jazz to Come in 1959. I'm partial, however, to the breathtaking Ornette On Tenor. (Tenor saxophone, that is. He usually plays alto sax, a white plastic one, as in this video.)
Toggle Commented Dec 24, 2011 on Lonely Woman On An Open Thread at Atlas Shrugs
tellthetruth: Why don't you tell the truth? "Kuffar" means those who cover the truth, i.e., unbelievers. See, for example, Qur'an 5:17 and 5:72, which label Christians "kafara," that is, unbelievers, for believing in the divinity of Christ.
Ira wrote: I think there is a difference between those we would consider "Islamist" and those we think of as, you put it, "Islamic." The Islamic Muslims do recognize that there should be a separation between Mosque and state. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is, I believe, a good example. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is hardly a representative example of an "Islamic Muslim," which is as redundant a term as you could get. Ataturk established secular Turkey by essentially going to war with Islam and restricting its political aspects, most notably by abolishing the caliphate. For his pains he is widely regarded in the Islamic world as an enemy of Islam. At no point in his career did he in any way suggest that what he was doing was any form of Islam. On the contrary, he was explicit about restricting Islam in Turkey.
Palin for President -- the next best thing to a Geller candidacy!
Toggle Commented May 14, 2011 on Love huh! at Atlas Shrugs
Looks as if Charles Johnson sent over every one of his remaining cult members to spread their vile hatred on this site. The intellectual vacuity and bankruptcy, and the naked and unhinged hatred, of CJ and his minions is on abundant display here. There is no mention of treason in the post. There is only the assertion that Obama was reluctant to hit OBL. There is nothing unbelievable about that at all -- witness his widely-reported aborting of a bombing mission on OBL's compound in March. Also, years ago, it was reported that Bill Clinton, in a vastly different context, declined to give an order to take out bin Laden. So why should Obama's hesitation in this instance be unbelievable? It isn't. CJ's cult members are here first misstating what Pamela Geller wrote, and then smearing her with their misstatements. It is typical of the dirty tactics of the Left, and evidence yet again that they're simply incapable of having a rational discussion.
This whole story is exceedingly strange. Why release it now? If there was nothing on it, then why the long wait? It reminds me of what Pamela wrote in the summer of 2009: "I suspect that the administration has a hot little document that will wash away Obama’s sins and make the concern about this issue look silly....In what could be considered a psyop on the American people, the birth certificate issue is being used to smear the Republicans in general as 'birthers,' conspiracy nuts who have given themselves over to right-wing nuttery." That's from her article "Obama Birth Certificate Issue Causing Needless Distractions," here: http://www.newsmax.com/PamelaGeller/obama-certificate-kenya/2009/08/04/id/332088 Maybe she called it way back then.
Toggle Commented Apr 27, 2011 on Obama Gaslights the American People at Atlas Shrugs
"Someonesane"? Heh Anyway...it is so elementary that it ought not to need to be said, but here goes anyway. At 37:50 Pamela spoke of the superiority of Western civilization. At 1:01:47 she spoke about the "fantasy" that one race was superior to another. A civilization is not a race, and a race is not a civilization. Indeed, as another commenter points out, one of the things that makes Western civilization superior is that is eschews racism, unlike, say, Islamic civilization, which exalts Arabs above others (just ask the Darfuris if you don't believe me). Do you know the difference between a civilization and a race? Obviously you don't. But don't expect others to be fooled by the smugness and arrogance you use to hide your abject ignorance and determination to impugn someone who is more of a freedom fighter than you clearly will ever be. Cordially Robert Spencer
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2010 on Pamela Geller at NYU at Atlas Shrugs
You really showed them up on this one, Pamela. You're a magnificent battler, and the sinister Rehab and the ridiculous Beckel were exposed to the world as precisely what they are. You are the very, very best at this, and I am very proud to work with you. Kudos! Excelsior!
David Paine: You said this: "We are NOT opposing the rally itself. In fact many of the individuals who signed this letter ABSOLUTELY OPPOSE the location of the mosque, including me." Then why did you appear on Olbermann, who supports the mosque and wants to smear Pamela Geller and all those who oppose it? Do you -- a public relations man -- really not realize that by appearing on Olbermann's show you played into the hands of those who support the mosque, which you say you oppose? Do you really expect us to believe that you didn't know what you were doing?
Toggle Commented Sep 3, 2010 on He's Not Even A 911 family Member at Atlas Shrugs
Pamela: Thank you for your clear-sighted stand on this. So few in today's public discourse challenge the very idea of an "occupation" that began in 1967 and, if ended, will bring peace to the restive Middle East. No one stops to ask why the "Palestinians" did not rail against "occupation" between 1948 and 1967, during which time Gaza was occupied by Egypt and Judea and Samaria by Jordan. In this, once again, you are leading the way and standing for truths that are otherwise largely obscured, and I am proud to stand with you.
A Love Supreme is a 4-part suite. Part I is Acknowledgment. That's what you posted last time. Then comes this, Part II, Resolution. Then follows Part III, Pursuance, and Part IV, Psalm. It is a magnificent hymn, lovely in its intensity, and the four parts represent stages of the spiritual life. They also represent stages of the beginning phase of any love relationship, sacred or secular. John Coltrane, we miss you.
Toggle Commented Jul 31, 2010 on A Resolute Open Thread at Atlas Shrugs
Great post, Pamela. Keep shining the light of truth on them!
You have a right to be free. The freedom of conscience is guaranteed by the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 18. Whether you wish to convert to Christianity or some other religion, or have no religion at all, you have a right to live in peace, free from fear. If you are in the U.S. and are being harassed or threatened for leaving Islam, you have recourse. Contact the local police. Contact us at [email protected] and [email protected] if they don't understand or dismiss your plight. We will call public attention to your case, which will make it more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2010 at Leave Islam
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Frankdoleman It does nothing for your credibility that you continue charging here that Pamela has made some kind of error, when nowhere in her post above does she ever identify any EDL members as UAF.
Green Infidel: "Yeah, looks like Pamela might have mistaken the EDL members for being UAF." I don't see where you're getting this. Nowhere in her post does Pamela mistake any EDL members for being UAF. The only thing I can figure that you could be talking about is her caption on the last photo above -- Muslims getting searched for weapons. That one was captioned by the BBC earlier today as "Asians" (UK mediaspeak for Muslims) being searched. Now the BBC seems to have taken it down. But that is the source for Pamela's caption. It doesn't look as if she has confused the EDL with UAF anywhere.
Wow! Steve Lacy, the world's premier soprano saxophonist, at Atlas! And such a beautiful song! Lacy's improvised introduction is just stunning.
Pamela: Terrific piece. The juxtaposition of Obama's apocalyptic global warming rhetoric with the city in lockdown for a jihad plot is so astonishing that if a movie script about a weak and compromised president contained something like this, it would be rejected as too improbable. Thanks for your investigative discoveries, your insights, and your courage to speak the truth.
Pamela I have been following your banner search closely and while I loved the last one (such a magnificent picture of you), this is the best one yet by far. It captures the spirit of Atlas -- unconquerable, unbowed, extraordinarily courageous, holding to beauty and truth with joy and ease. In other words, it captures the spirit of Pamela Geller.
Pamela, brava! The new banner is a real winner. It's superbly designed, and features a fantastic photo of you -- one that ably captures your indomitable spirit and joie de vivre even in the face of all the evils of the world today, as well as your perceptiveness and keen eye in calling those evils by their right names when most analysts are cowering and dissembling. Excelsior!
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2010 on Glam Banner at Atlas Shrugs
Hey, nice work, Pamela! The site looks clean and sharp. Bright and breezy. The best part, as always, remains your clarity of vision and courage to uphold what is right. Excelsior!
Toggle Commented Jan 3, 2010 on Housekeeping at Atlas Shrugs
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Dec 17, 2009
Billie Holiday! I love huhh!
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2009 on A fluid open thread at Atlas Shrugs
Photon Courier: It most assuredly was. The Office of Opinion Research is part of the Department of State. It is the official pollster for the U.S. government abroad. It is part of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), and is designed to gauge foreign public opinion so as to help diplomats in their missions.
Pamela, you're killing me over here! I can't stop laughing!
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2009 on Delish! at Atlas Shrugs