Europe still surrending to the Islamists

The editor of the Brussels Journal writes in the Washington Times today:

While the delegates at the counterjihad meeting, who had been invited to the European Parliament by one of Europe’s so-called far-right parties, discussed strategies to counter the spread of Islamism, EU bureaucrats convened in a meeting room two floors below. On the fifth floor of the parliament building, they discussed the “harmonization” of self-defense legislation in the 27 EU member states. This means that, if the EU gets its way, the citizens of all member states will soon be submitted to Belgium’s strict rules and that pepper sprays will be banned everywhere.

Meanwhile, as became clear from the country reports given at the counterjihad meeting, Europe’s no-go zones are multiplying. These are areas where the police no longer dare to venture and where Islamists hold sway. Every night since the beginning of last week, immigrant youths have been torching cars and clashing with police in Amsterdam’s Slotervaart district. The incidents started Oct. 14 when a policewoman shot dead a 22-year old ethnic Moroccan while he was stabbing her and a colleague with a knife. Senior police officers compare the current situation in Amsterdam to the 2005 Ramadan riots in Paris. Media outside the Netherlands, however, hardly mention the riots, which aim to drive the police from Slotervaart and turn the neighborhood into a new no-go area — yet another pocket of Eurabia on Europe’s soil.

Similar events are currently taking place in Brussels, the capital of neighboring Belgium and of the EU. Last Sunday, demonstrating Turkish youths ransacked an Armenian pub in the Sint-Joost-ten-Node borough. According to the pub owner, police were present at the scene but did not interfere while his pub was being demolished. The Armenian owner, who by Belgian law is not allowed to possess pepper spray, had to flee for his life. The situation in Brussels remains tense.

American self-haters swoon, “I’m in the Mahmoud for love”

Our friends John and Allen say, “It’s Ahmadinejad Week here at Cox & Forkum; he keeps giving us material that we can’t resist.”

Sweet Nothings

Leftists into Mahmoud for love

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Editor — The take-off title of this post comes with an apology to the memories of song writers Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields who wrote “I’m in the mood for love” in 1935 for the movie “Every Night at Eight.” It was first recorded by Frances Langford in 1936. Here are the lyrics:

I’m in the mood for love, simply because you’re near me.
Funny, but when you’re near me, I’m in the mood for love.

Heaven is in your eyes, bright as the stars we’re under;
Oh, is it any wonder I’m in the mood for love?

Why stop to think of whether
This little dream might fade?

We’ve put our hearts together;
Now we are one, I’m not afraid!

If there’s a cloud above, if it should rain, we’ll let it;
But for tonight, forget it!

I’m in the mood for love.