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Incremental Islam 11

by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2021 (Feb. 14, 2021) — [Editor’s Note: Please see previous installments in this series here.] Regarding the whitewashing of Islam in American textbooks, one might wonder how this happens. An organization, the Council on Islamic Education (CIE), basically anointed themselves as the vetters of Islamic textbook material. According to […]

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Incremental Islam – 6

“THE OVERARCHING GOAL” by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2020 (Sep. 12, 2020) — In our first five installments of Incremental Islam, we have demonstrated the harsh dissonances between sharia (Islamic law) and the U.S. Constitution. To recap: The First Amendment contrasts strongly with sharia’s blasphemy laws and the death for apostasy rule; The Second […]

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Incremental Islam – 5

“NOT ABOUT EQUAL RIGHTS” by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2020 (Aug. 12, 2020) —[Editor’s Note:  See the previous installments of this series here.] Our 13th Amendment abolished slavery in America in 1865. Sharia: Muslims are encouraged to emulate Muhammad, the “eternal perfect man” who captured slaves in battle; had sex with them and instructed […]

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Incremental Islam – 4

“EXTREME PUNISHMENTS” by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2020 (Jul. 13, 2020) — [Editor’s Note:  The previous three articles in this series can be found here.] Our Second Amendment guarantees that “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.” There are no exclusions; the amendment applies to all ages, […]

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Incremental Islam – 3

“THE REINS OF POWER” by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2020 (Jun. 14, 2020) — [Editor’s Note:  For Parts 1 and 2 of this series, please go here and here.] Our 1st amendment: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, […]

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Incremental Islam – 2

SHOULD MUSLIMS MAKE LAW IN NON-MUSLIM COUNTRIES? by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2020 (May 14, 2020) — [Editor’s Note:  The following is the second installment in a series, with Part 1 here.] The point must be made that these chapters on Islam are not intended to be critical of all Muslims, though they are […]

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Incremental Islam

“NO GOD BUT ALLAH” by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2020 (Apr. 14, 2020) — The following is chapter 1 of a series called “Incremental Islam,” brief lessons on what non-Muslims need to know. Mohammed lived in Saudi Arabia in the 600’s AD as a trader who claimed divine revelation from the angel Gabriel which […]

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The Beams in their Own Eyes

“UNCONSCIONABLE” February 10, 2020 Dear Editor: There are many reasons to question the integrity of the movement to impeach Trump, including the fact that impeachment was threatened and plotted from the moment he was elected and the fact that the rationale for impeachment has morphed from collusion with Russia to a phone call with Ukraine. […]

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The Waco Siege: What Happened When the Feds Laid Siege to the Branch Davidian Compound

“A SYMBOL OF FEDERAL OVERREACH” by Sam Jacobs, Ammo.com, ©2020, CC by 4.0 International (Feb. 27, 2020) — “The record of the Waco incident documents mistakes. What the record from Waco does not evidence, however, is any improper motive or intent on the part of law enforcement.” Joseph Biden, U.S. Senator, Delaware (D) and member […]

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The Mad Rush

“THIS IS THEIR COUNTRY, TOO” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Jul. 10, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the news show that entertains as well as informs. As you can see, we’re back at our home-away-from-home, in Professor’s Zorkophsky’s office at the university to learn more about the controversial comments […]

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Killing Paris Agreement is Not Enough

LIKE DANDELIONS, UN CLIMATE TREATIES MUST BE PULLED OUT BY THE ROOTS by Tom Harris, Executive Director, ICSC, ©2017 (May 8, 2017) — If President Donald Trump merely pulls the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, it will be like cutting the head off a dandelion. It will look good for […]