Penjihad's Blog

"To comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable"

Of Angels & Demons

I recently received a link to a YouTube video of Rachel Corrie in 5th grade, giving a speech in which she shared her vision to help the world be a better place. I was very impressed because while we all desire world peace in our childhood, it is seldom that we manage to retain the vision and act on it in our adulthood. This remarkable girl spoke with clarity and confidence and with the sincerity of one whose soul speaks out. Continue reading

January 5, 2010 Posted by | Al-Qaeda, At Home in the US, Civil Rights, FBI, Gaza, Hate, Homeland Security, Islam, Islamophobia, Israel, Middle East, Muslims, Palestine, Somalia, Terrorism, Torture, US Foreign Policy | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Somalia and the Collapse of a Society

(First published April 14, 2009) “Here we go again”, some will say. “Jeff is bashing America…if he hates it so much here, why doesn’t he go back where he came from?”

Pushing for the country one loves, to reach for its highest aspirations instead of creeping to the lowest standards, should not mean I “hate it here”, but that I love to see the best outcome for this nation. Continue reading

January 1, 2010 Posted by | Al-Qaeda, Hate, Iraq, Islam, Islamophobia, Middle East, Muslims, Somalia, Taliban, Terrorism, US Foreign Policy | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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