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Lorraine Ali is exactly what we need

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Submitted by Ted (United States), Jun 13, 2010 at 01:30

Dear Dr Pipes:

You had an update on June 13, 2010 on Lorraine Ali indicating that she is supporting Niqab for muslim women in America. Lorraine Ali might be the worst political reporter in America and she might also be an apologogists for Islam but I believe that she is exactly what we need. There is a reason for what I am saying here. I believe that even though Islam is claimed to be the fastest growing religion of the world, it is breaking and bending under its own contradictions. I did some research on Lorraine Ali. She herself does not wear a Niqab or any such thing. Looking at her it appears that she is unlikely to wear one if her life depended on it. But she is still supporting that women should wear Niqab. I think this is exactly the catharsis that islamic world is waiting for.

By the virtue of our births, people we are obligated to defend their religions and cultures. But the more complicated and unreasonable our culture is, the more difficult it gets for us to defend it. For most humans defending our cultures and religions is not all that difficult because, while we still repect and love our heritage, we have given up on the parts of our heritage that do not stand to reason. Muslims are obligated to defend anything that carries the Islamic tag. That is a huge burden. It is due to this burden that Lorraine Ali has to defend Niqab while she herself does not bear (or wear) one. That is the beginning of the catharsis.

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Title Commenter Date Thread
"Beyond the Veil" [118 words]margeeJun 14, 2010 01:30174380
The New York Times and the so called Islamic fashion! and where are you Huda Sha3rawi? [381 words]dhimmi no moreJun 13, 2010 11:58174361
NYTimes: From anti-Israel bias to an anti-Israel basher [624 words]BethJul 6, 2010 13:12174361
People in the "media" should be objective., you are, she is not. [164 words]Phil GreendJun 13, 2010 08:32174351
Joining the NY times [103 words]CarlaJun 13, 2010 03:43174333
Lorraine Ali is exactly what we need [267 words]TedJun 13, 2010 01:30174324
I would not hire a woman who wears the Niqab or Burqa [133 words]No DhimmiJun 13, 2010 01:12174322
Newsweek loves Patel-thics and Lorraines. [121 words]YnnatchkahAug 17, 2008 04:41136876
Intolerance defines Lorraine Ali [293 words]SALTYOct 15, 2007 01:17111494
on your review of lorraine ali [12 words]professor allen podetOct 14, 2007 14:49111461
Lorraine, the Islamist "reporter". [62 words]YnnatchkahOct 2, 2007 15:53110132
Everything Confirms My Cancellation Decision [59 words]RickOct 12, 2007 18:14110132
Does anyone still read Newsweek? I had a FREE subscription and it was un-readable [74 words]walkernyOct 16, 2007 16:02110132
Your post reminded me of one other fact [108 words]RickOct 16, 2007 17:30110132
You think she's a bad reporter? [30 words]David MurphyOct 2, 2007 07:31110107
Down Periscope [378 words]jennifer solisOct 1, 2007 16:56110053
Loved what you said... [15 words]YnnatchkahOct 2, 2007 11:33110053
Articulate [11 words]S A KapadiaOct 6, 2007 07:53110053
Thankyou, S A Kapadia [33 words]jennifer solisOct 6, 2007 23:00110053
welcome back to KSA, lorraine [69 words]car313Jun 13, 2010 05:30110053
What a nice thing to say about your gender! [177 words]SilverJun 13, 2010 10:04110053

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