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Percy Blakeney

"They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That damned elusive Pimpernel."

Islam Lying and the Golden Rule

The Quran Can Only be Understood in Arabic… Part 2 of 2

It is an irony that, as a Saudi, Osama bin Laden was a native Arabic speaker. In fact most of the leaders and foot soldiers in his al-Qaeda brotherhood are devout Muslims. Many critics of Islam are Arabic speakers as well. Apologists often ignore this fact. The apologists find only Arabic linguistic skills relevant when critics …

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Islam Lying and the Golden Rule

Can the Quran Only be Understood in Arabic?… Part 1 of 2

The Game: The Quran is only understood in Arabic and one cannot criticize Islam without knowing Arabic. The Truth: Muslims often tell critics of Islam to read the Quran. When the listener acts on the advice Muslims are usually not ready for what happens. An honest translation of Islam’s most sacred book generally reinforces negative …

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Argentina Again on the Brink of a Financial Crisis

Argentina just suffered the 2nd-biggest crash for any stock market since 1950. Here’s the short version. Argentina is on the brink of financial crisis. The trigger is the surprising size of the primary election loss of President Mauricio Macri. He lost the primary to socialists Alberto Fernandez and his running mate the former president Cristina …

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Republican Presidential Challengers Are Queuing Up

Data from the Treasury Department shows the deficit increasing by $120 billion in July alone. Most of the spending is going toward health services and the military. Congress and the Executive branch just agreed to remove the debt ceiling and further increase spending. The year over year comparison for the month shows federal spending up …

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