Posted on Dimanche 23 mai 2010
Le Mark Steyn de la semaine dernière: Il examine la reticence d’Eric Holder à voir l’Islam radical comme la raison derrière les 3 derniers attentats ( réussi, comme Fort Hood ou ratés comme ceux de Noel ou de Time Square) sur le sol americain, mais il nous signale aussi la proposition de l’American Academy of Pediatrics d’autoriser les pédiatres à pratiquer une forme «bénigne» de mutiliation clitoridienne, histoire d’éviter aux petites filles d’être renvoyées dans leur pays d’origine par leurs parents pour recevoir une des mutilations clitoridiennes beaucoup plus graves.
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Listening to Attorney General Holder, one is tempted to modify Trotsky: You may not be interested in Islam, but Islam is interested in you.
What with the Fort Hood mass murderer, the Christmas Pantybomber, and now the Times Square bomber, you may have noticed a little uptick in attempted terrorist attacks on the U.S. mainland in the last few months.
Rep. Lamar Smith did, and, at the House Judiciary Committee, he was interested to see if the attorney general of the United States thought there might be any factor in common between these perplexingly diverse incidents.
“In the case of all three attempts in the last year, the terrorist attempts, one of which was successful, those individuals have had ties to radical Islam,” said Representative Smith. “Do you feel that these individuals might have been incited to take the actions that they did because of radical Islam?”
“Because of . . . ?”
“Radical Islam,” repeated Smith.
“There are a variety of reasons why I think people have taken these actions,” replied Eric Holder noncommittally. “I think you have to look at each individual case.” (more…)