Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Jon Stewart made fun of and criticized the Muslim Brotherhood for jailing a comedian that made fun of the government. You can imagine why he might be sensitive to this. The controversy caught up the American embassy in Cairo and demonstrated the incompetence of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy team. The Wall Street Journal explains. […]

“Egyptian prosecutors are investigating a popular television comedian for insulting the president. That could never happen here. When do popular television comedians insult the president?” – National Review, “The Week” Print this entry

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Sep 13, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Basic freedoms under attack Freedom should be defended in Madison and Cairo We are all understandably upset and angry at the news that Libyan protesters killed Ambassador John Christopher Stevens. An attack on our ambassador is an attack on our nation’s sovereignty, and it is my […]

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Christopher Hitchens wrote this week about the slaughter of the pigs in Egypt for Slate.  He observed the religious component to the hysteria: Back in May, just as Egypt’s anti-porcine hysteria was gathering pace, there was a proposal from Sheik Ahmad Ali Othman, a senior advisory figure at the Ministry of Religious Endowments, that all […]

You don’t want to miss Christopher Hitchens today. He connects the dots between the treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo to Obama’s speech at Cairo and finds where Western assumptions are only helping the enemy: Yet if we think it probable or possible that a man would only mutate into such a monster after undergoing the […]