General Debate Thursday 23/12/10

“…it does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority to set bush fires in people’s minds” – Samuel Adams



Categories: Culture, General Debate

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  1. If you thought the radicalisation of followers of Islam in an effort to encourage them to commit terrorism was a Middle-Eastern and First-World, Western problem:

    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Indian-Mujahideen-claims-responsibility-for-Varanasi-blast/articleshow/7062454.cms

    One infant dead and forty injured (which strangley the article didn’t mention)…

    Many member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) come from the group Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), which itself is an offshoot of Jamaat-e-Islami (Jamaat-e-Islami having seperate groups in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, formed in Pakistan):

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Student_Islamic_Movement_of_India

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaat-e-Islami

    Both groups have association with the group that carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT):

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lashkar-e-Taiba

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/November_2008_Mumbai_attacks

    There are an estimated 160 million Muslims in India and these groups hope to radicalise Indian Muslims by targetting Hindu religious sites, holidays, events, etc to spark communal religious violence and retaliation…

    In just the last four years, this one group, the Indian Mujahideen, have carried out bombings in, Varanasi, Pune, three cities in Utter Pradesh, Jaipur, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Delhi…

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  2. Any one else troubled with the defence lawyer for the father of the physically and sexually abused nine year old – a piece of shit called Brenda Donald – has blamed the abuse on … wait for it … THE NINE YEAR OLD.

    Gotta LOVE those socialist taxes.

    I hope the bitch gets breast cancer.

    Soon.

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  3. The concept that some evil act can be mitigated by shifting the responsibility to the victim is a common defence tactic of late and one that often pisses me off immensely, but adopting this strategy in such an appalling case and with a 9 year old girl would appear to be a particularly nasty example.

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  4. I’ve got a comment in mod Red, not sure if you’ve seen it…

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  5. . . . a good Melanie Phillips post on the Wikileaks events here…

    http://www.melaniephillips.com/articles-new/?p=787

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  6. “Such a pitiless spotlight couldn’t be shone upon a more priceless bunch of idiots.”

    Damn right, as Melanie so often is.

    Thanks for the tip Angus.

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