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Provocation

Dr. Lynn wrote a well-done analysis of the evil being done in the name of Islam.

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*This is off topic but something I wanted to comment on.  We’ll return to regular programming with the next post.

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On May 3rd, 2015, Pamela Geller held a “Draw the Prophet” event in Garland Texas. Most people are aware that two jihadis showed up, armed, with the intention of murdering Ms. Geller and the attendees. The jihadis were killed before they could do any great harm.

Since then, it’s been noteworthy to watch news reports of these events. Ms. Geller has been excoriated for holding this contest because it was “provocative.” Many question the wisdom of having such a contest and posit that perhaps she and the attendees deserved the attempt on their lives. There’s been a strong she-brought-it on-herself thread running through commentary about the event.

In a new threat yesterday, ISIS has said they are going to continue in their quest to murder Ms. Geller…and also anyone who…

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3 thoughts on “Provocation

  1. These murderous people have made it clearly plain as to what the intend to do, yet our President seems to be on the sidelines, and non-aggressive towards this issue here in the United States. Why is that? I feel it is because of his Muslim background, and frankly, that does not make me feel safe.

    • Obviously there is a difference between theological debate in the marketplace of ideas and beheading folks one disagrees with. Tolerance should not be our country’s highest value. We need to protect our citizens from outside threats. “I’m okay, you’re okay” is not a sane foreign policy.

  2. She is very eloquent like you, sir. She is also strong to stay on topic and with a professional calm. Love that American!

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