In a statement emailed to media outlets on Monday, Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid urged Afghans not to take part in the April 5 presidential elections, which will serve to elect a successor to current President Hamid Karzai.
Mujahid urges clerics to spread the word that the upcoming vote was “an American conspiracy.”
The statement, which is the group’s first formal threat of violence pertaining to the election, tells Afghans to “reject [it] completely.” Mujahid did not specify what kinds of attacks the Taliban has planned, but he urged fighters to target polling staff, voters and security forces.
(He is one of the few politicians from the sciences, and has been accurate honest and courageous on many issues especially ones like alleged anthropogenic global warming. When Vaclav has an opinion he cares to share, I recommend reading it)
3. Muslims in New York demand halal food in schools.
(One could treat this video as a lesson in the application of logical fallacies. Not eating food that is healthy is a choice not a real requirement. They are not allergic to non-halal food and also could bring their own if they had to)
ISLAMABAD – Armed men may have burned down a yoga center in Pakistan after it was criticized during a provocative television talk show, local observers said Monday.
The Art of Living, a non-profit organization whose spiritual leader is an Indian yogi, was set on fire Saturday evening, three weeks after outspoken television anchor Arshad Sharif suggested it was a potential threat to Pakistan’s national security.
5. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton shows full on dhimmitude to the totalitarian regime of the islamic republic of Iran.
6. USA Topless Femen protestor destroys bible. (No embed code for some reason)
(What a shame that these women are too immature to know that those things that may be equally untrue are not necessarily of equal consequence. I would wager that the freedom to do exactly what they did is 100% the consequence of Christian liberalism and separation of church and state.)