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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Infidel, The Musical, Playing In London- Sexy Burqa Video

The musical "The Infidel", based on the movie by the same name, is enjoying a run at Theatre Royal Stratford East in London. David Baddiel who penned the film also wrote both the book and the lyrics to the stage musical.

The story, in case you did not see the movie:

East End Muslim Mahmoud is an ordinary family man whose life is turned upside down when he discovers that not only is he adopted, but that his birth parents are Jewish. The resulting cultural and religious chaos leads to an uproarious and insightful comedy about race, prejudice, confusion and what it really means to be yourself.
Here's a song from the musical: Sexy Burka.  I think one of the niqab-clad singers is actually a guy.



I do wonder, however, how the radical Muslim element in England will respond.

Not surprisingly, here are two comments on YouTube:

Na'eemah Halimah says:

Couldn't you think of anything else to do a play on than disrespecting islam?

The muslim women who wear niqab only wear them out in public and around strangers, not in their homes.

Seeing as your Jewish Mr David Baddiel your religion, just like christianity are so similiar to islam that you're really just insulting yourself. Jewish women wear burqas too but you're so westernised you must have missed that

No caps for Islam? Hmm.

And Aminah Abdur-Rahman writes:

FEAR ALLAH AND TAKE THIS VIDEO DOWN! THIS IS DISRESPECTFUL! MUSLIMAHS ACTING OUT LIKE THIS!

It was posted on YouTube October 22nd, so there are few comments. But I'm sure they will pile up with similar dreck, and eventually probably threats of violence. Silly, humorless people.

H/T Tarek Fatah

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Chicago Black Activists Bash Liberal Black Leadership

Powerful and articulate anti-Democratic message from 4 black Chicago activists:

Joseph Watkins, Paul McKinley, Mark Carter and Harold "Noonie" Ward
And they blame most of the problems in the black community (including poverty, black on black crime) on the liberal black leadership in those black communities.

Watkins is the founder of V.O.T.E. (Voices of the Ex-Offender), Carter is also an activist with V.O.T.E. Paul McKinley, another activist with V.O.T.E was the Republican nominee to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr. Ward is a former gang member with the Gangster Disciples, turned businessman/activist.

Some of these same activists blasted Barack Obama's 2014 State Of The Union.

KKK Hood Worn In Aussie Anti-Niqab Protest

In an anti-Niqab protest, three Australian men - Sergio Redegalli, Nick Folkes and Victor Waterson - donned a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) white robe and hood, a black niqab, and a motorcycle helmet and trekked on over to the parliament building to prove a point. And as expected, upon arrival, they were told that they could not enter wearing the KKK hood or motorcycle helmet.

The men are involved in a movement called "Faceless" - they want the Muslim burqa and niqab (which covers all but the eyes) to be banned nation-wide, in public, and called the decision to allow Muslim face-coverings but not helmets or KKK hoods hypocritical.

“It seems that you're allowed to wear a full-face covering into Parliament if you're a Muslim woman, but no other group is allowed to have that same privilege,” Redegalli said.
“We, as males, are not allowed to wear any face coverings in Parliament House."
Niqab and Burqa-clad women are allowed entrance into the Parliament House as long as they show their faces at the security checkpoint.

A bill to force women wearing a niqab to sit in a special area, was reversed after it was deemed discriminatory.

Vogue India's Campaign To End Abuse And Rape- Video

India has a major rape culture and domestic violence problem, and it's not just Muslims who are the perpetrators.  Vogue Empower is tackling the issue with the release of a short film titled "Boys Don't Cry."  Directed by Vinil Mathew of Bollywood fame, and produced by the Managing Director of Conde Nast India, Alex Kuruvilla, it focuses on how teaching young boys to not cry can eventually lead to violence as adults.

The hard-hitting film features an endless cycle of parents scolding their sons, from toddlers through adolescence, for crying. It then powerfully culminates in an image of a man holding back tears. The camera shot then pans out to unveil that he is converting his emotions into violence by physically abusing his already battered female partner.
At the end of the video, a woman says: “We have taught our boys not to cry. It’s time we teach them not to make girls cry,”

Kuruvilla was inspired to produce the film after a Susan Sarandon comment at the Goa Film Festival:

 “If you want to make a change, start with the boys.”
He said:

“The idea of the film is centered around the fundamental truth that women’s empowerment is not about women alone, which is why I pledged to create a short film that communicates clearly the need to change the mindset of boys before they become men."

[snip]

“When we teach young boys at an early age to not do something ‘like a girl’ – the distinction that what a girl does is insignificant is imprinted in the young boy’s mind. Growing up, when these boys don’t see eye to eye with their partners they feel the need to enforce their views through aggression.”
More on Vogue's attempt to empower women and educate the men.


Monday, October 27, 2014

Hillary Clinton Claims Corporations and Businesses Don't Create Jobs

In case you haven't seen it yet, here's where Hillary Clinton tells people at a Martha Coakley rally (the Democratic would-be governor) that businesses and corporations don't create jobs.

Talking about how her hubby Bill- while President in the 1990s- increased the minimum wage, and how she voted for the same thing as a U.S. Senator, and oodles of jobs were subsequently created, she said:

“Don’t let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs." “They always say that.
Claiming trickle-down economics failed "rather spectacularly", she tells the crowd:

 “don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs."




Uh, no?  Then who creates jobs, Hillary?

And this woman will probably run for president.  Eek.

She sort of clarifies here.


Muslim Woman Slams Minnesota Muslims For Demanding Halal Food At Food Banks

A 25-year-old Atlanta Bosnian Muslim has slammed a Somali refugee organization for demanding food banks supply halal foods, and her Facebook Post has gone viral.

Emina Dedic, a refugee from the Bosnian war some 20 years ago, is incensed that Isuroon, a Somali women's group, is taking advantage of the charity and kindness of a "mostly Christian nation." In fact, she insinuates that what they are demanding and doing is un-Islamic.





Arriving in this country when she was a toddler, Emina's family struggled but her parents worked hard to integrate. They learned English through "Hooked On Phonics"  while both parents got jobs- her mum at a fast food joint, her dad working two jobs to make ends meet. He walked, since they could not afford a car, and no food stamps, although she did avail herself of the reduced-price school lunch programme. Regarding halal:

 “When we couldn't afford halal foods, we simply wouldn't buy lamb or would eat what we could with the budget we had,” she told International Business Times.
Apparently, there are 77,000 or so Somali people in Minnesota, the bulk of them refugees, who were resettled by Christian organizations like Catholic Charities and Lutheran Social Services.

The response from Isuroon's executive director- Fartun Weli- to Dedic's "smackdown."

“The ‘viral’ writer is somewhat misinformed in that our community is not asking for additional food stamps from the county, nor are we asking for additional funding/taxes from the state or county,” Weli wrote in an email to IBTimes about Dedic’s Facebook post. She says the Somali community in Minnesota contributes $223 million to the state’s economy. A 2006 study found Somalis in Minnesota account for $164 million in buying power and own 600 businesses. “We aren't asking for handouts,” Weli said. “Most Somalis work hard so we asked some of our tax money to come back to our community so we can take care of our own while we keep continuing to do better.”
If they are doing so well, as Dedic posits, why aren't they taking care of their own? Why can't business owners and mosques supply halal foods to those food banks.

Prior to the viral post, Isuroon led a rally to demand that the county reallocate funds for halal food. That would cost $150,000 to get it going, according to Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County commissioner. Weli complained that:

“Some food shelves are trying to meet the need, but some of them already got canned beans that have already been mixed with pork -- and there is a literacy issue here.” 
Literacy. Hmm.  Why isn't Isuroon worrying more about educating and teaching Somali people English and how to integrate, than bitching about not enough Halal food in local food pantries.

Dedic, of course, is a conservative.

Story here.

Tunisian Seculars Claim Victory Over Islamist Ennahda Party In Elections

According to exit polls and Nida Tunis (Tunisia's Call)- Tunisia's secular coalition may have won more parliamentary votes than the Ennahda party- the Islamists who won a majority post Arab Spring.

Votes are still being counted, and the results will not be known until Wednesday, but Tunisia's are voting for 217 members of parliament, and a prime minister.

Beji Caid Essebsi, the 87-year-old leader of Nida Tunis, said soon after polls closed that “there are positive signs we may be first” with a large margin of seats.

His prediction was backed by exit polls conducted by the private Tunisia-based Sigma Conseil institute, which gave his party 37 percent of the 217-seat body, with just 26 percent to Ennahda.

“Based on our observations, we are optimistic,” said Yusra Ghannouchi, a party spokeswoman, who described the Nida Tunis announcement as “irresponsible.”

Good news for Tunisia, if the votes do turn out in Nida Tunis' favor. However, they are predicting a unity government.

Ennahda (which ruled the roost post Arab Spring) seems to have learned its lesson, after they were forced to step down for trying to Islamize the country, and two secular leaders were murdered.

The rest here.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Moderate Muslims Have Same Beliefs As Radicals- Video

At a conference of so-called 'moderate Muslims' the moderator asks the audience of males if they are "normal Muslims" not extremists. They all raise their hands.  He then asks how many agree that men and women should "sit separate."  They all raise their hands.  He then asks how many agree that the punishments set forth in the Quran and Sunnah, like death by stoning, death for homosexuality etc, is "the best punishment for humankind," and that it should be applied throughout the world. All raise their hands. He then asks if they are all radical extremists. They laugh.

In other words, they do not think differently than extremists, and this should worry us.

Liveleak Video here.

H/T: Tarek Fatah, who says this is a Norwegian Islamist.