The Trudeau government has quietly paid a $10.5-million settlement to Omar Khadr in a move that circumvents legal efforts by two Americans to prevent him from receiving compensation for abuses he suffered as a teenager at the U.S. military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
If jihad is simply a a word of truth spoken in front of a tyrant, why have thousands upon thousands of Muslims worldwide joined violent jihad groups? Why are there any violent jihad groups at all? Why is this misunderstanding of jihad so widespread?
Seyran Ates tried to open up a mosque that welcomed Islam believers of all sects, and that allowed in gays and women without veils -- but now she needs police protection, around the clock, because of threats on her life.
What is really horrifying is that Red Bill is up for re-election and appears to be a shoo-in. The Democrat machine has a chokehold on this city that goes back to Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall. Mayor Giuliani was an aberration -- a blip made possible by Mayor Dinkins, who very nearly singlehandedly destroyed this thriving metropolis.
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