Are female slaves no better than animals in Islam?

December 14, 2008

And, by extension, all women? At Jihad Watch, Raymond Ibrahim makes an intriguing linguistic argument based on the words of the Qur’an.



Can Google be trusted?

December 14, 2008

They’ve admitted their staff pick and choose which search results will show up.

(via Instapundit)


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History in motion

December 14, 2008

Here’s a really neat animation showing graphically the changes in immigration flows to the United States from 1870 to 2007.

Immigration to the US, 1820-2007 v2 from Ian S on Vimeo.

There’s another there showing immigration from 1820-2007, though it isn’t color-coded.

I love stuff like this. Nerd

(hat tip: Jonah Goldberg)


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