Over the last week the story of Boko Haram has become a story that has migrated to the mainstream media. The mass abduction of teenage girls yet again delivered on a threat that Shekau has made repeatedly. "Western education" is a prime target of Boko Haram because in the group's view, it reinforces colonial and … Continue reading Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Where are the College Boko Haram Protests?
Truth, even unto its innermost parts Brandeis University Motto As you likely know Brandeis University has withdrawn an honorary degree from Ayaan Hirsi Ali and uninvited her to speak at next month's commencement. I'm old enough to remember the days when a Black African atheist feminist as a recipient for an honorary degree would be … Continue reading The Brandeis Ayaan Hirsi Ali Irony
Tomorrow you'll get double the dose of DaTechGuy on DaRadio. At 6 AM EST I'll be heading down to my radio Alma Marta WCRN AM 830 to guest host Conservatively Speaking for Mike Wade for the first of two times this month (I'll be hosting April 26th as well. We'll be talking the Sebelius effect … Continue reading DaTechGuy Double Dose WCRN 6-9 AM & The Money Matters Radio network Noon Till 2
A few weeks ago Tina Brown has that rarest of rate moments, a time when an issue of her magazine Newsweek actually made money, there was a catch however the issue's cover was conservatively themed and produced consternation among the left. The resulting overwhelming sales, profits and buzz from the issue put Ms. Brown in … Continue reading Tina Brown Discovers Math!
One of my few disappointments at CPAC was being unable to interview Ayyan Hirsi Ali . I attended her book signing but her security would not let me approach for an interview despite repeated requests. Given the danger she is in regularly I certainly have no business complaining. I was slightly surprised that there wasn't … Continue reading A rare CPAC disappointment
Yglesias links and quotes Ayaan Hirsi Ali on what is coming in Egypt Ex-Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali warns us to be very afraid of the Muslim Brotherhood coming to power in Egypt. And maybe she’s right. But it’s difficult to take her word for it. After all, she thinks that Islam in general needs to … Continue reading You can tell a lot about a person by what they bold when quoting
My review of the Ayaan Hirsi Ali's new book Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations is available here. This book is one of the most conservative books I've read. If you take a look at the some of the cultural practices described in the book you almost understand … Continue reading Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Nomad: Amazon Review