The father who cold-bloodedly killed his three daughters and spare wife for compromising his "honor" is on trial in Canada and has no regrets, no tears goodbye:
“I say to myself, ‘You did well.’ Were they to come to life, I would do it again.”Mark Steyn:
Think about it: This is a world in which a father and mother sit around the kitchen table with their son plotting how to kill their three daughters. At a certain level, such people are not fully human.Embracing evil has that effect. Read Steyn's column and Christie Blatchford's heartbreaking report on the crime and the trial.
Interesting that the very first decision to come out of the Libyan "spring" is the embrace of sharia law and a lifting of the ban on polygamy:
"The law of divorce and marriage... This law is contrary to sharia and it is stopped," Abdel Jalil said.Potentially intolerant?
His comments have provoked criticism and calls for restraint both in Libya and in Europe, amid fears that the Arab Spring may give rise to a potentially intolerant Islamist resurgence.
"It's shocking and insulting to state, after thousands of Libyans have paid for freedom with their lives, that the priority of the new leadership is to allow men to marry in secret," said Rim, 40, a Libyan feminist who requested anonymity.Notice that the "calls for restraint" aren't coming from the Obama administration. No surprise there:
The Obama administration on Monday treaded carefully around the announcement that Sharia law will be enforced in post-Muammar Qadhafi Libya, refraining from expressing disapproval of Islamic law as the foundation of the country’s new legal system.Yes, by the Obama administration; everyone else seems to know exactly what is meant by "sharia law."
“We’ve seen various Islamic-based democracies wrestle with the issue of establishing rule of law within an appropriate cultural context,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters on Monday when quizzed about Libya’s National Transitional Council leader Mustafa Abdul-Jalil’s declaration on Sunday that Sharia law will shape the country’s legal system.
Nuland added that the “number one” priority for the U.S. was that universal human rights, as well as rights for women, minorities, due process and transparency, be fully respected in Libya.
Pressed on whether this meant the administration had no objections to Libya’s new government using the Sharia law as a basis for the country’s legal system, Nuland responded: “The term has broad application and is understood differently.”
Frankly, the Obama administration doesn't give a damn about human rights. There's something inhuman about that, too.
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