Video: Robert Spencer vs. Richard Spencer: Counter-Jihad vs. White Supremacy

Video:  Robert Spencer vs. Richard Spencer: Counter-Jihad vs. White Supremacy

A number of journalists and bloggers have confused counter-jihadist Robert Spencer with white supremacist Richard Spencer, just as they confuse opposition to jihad terror with racism. In this video, Robert Spencer and David Wood discuss the differences between opposing terrorism and promoting race-based bigotry.

Video: Allah: The Author Of Islamophobia

David Wood and Robert Spencer video: Allah: The Author of Islamophobia

David Wood: “Politicians and the media often accuse Western critics of Islam of spreading Islamophobia (the irrational fear of Islam). When we turn to Islam’s most trusted sources, however, we find that Islamophobia has a different source—namely, Allah himself.”

Icelandic Leftist Poisons Robert Spencer Of Jihad Watch

Awful.  Wicked.

Last Thursday, I gave a lecture on the jihad threat at the Grand Hotel in Reykjavik, Iceland. Shortly thereafter, a young Icelandic Leftist registered his disapproval of what I said by poisoning me.

It happened after the event, when my security chief, the organizers of the event, and Jihad Watch writer Christine Williams, who had also been invited to speak, went with me to a local restaurant to celebrate the success of the evening.

At this crowded Reykjavik establishment, I was quickly recognized. A young Icelander called me by name, shook my hand, and said he was a big fan. Shortly after that, another citizen of that famously genteel and courteous land also called me by name, shook my hand, and said “F**k you.”

We took that marvelous Icelandic greeting as a cue to leave. But the damage had already been done. About fifteen minutes later, when I got back in my hotel room, I began to feel numbness in my face, hands, and feet. I began trembling and vomiting. My heart was racing dangerously. I spent the night in a Reykjavik hospital.

What had happened quickly became clear, and was soon confirmed by a hospital test: one of these local Icelanders who had approached me (probably the one who said he was a big fan, as he was much closer to me than the “F**k you” guy) had dropped drugs into my drink. I wasn’t and am not on any other medication, and so there wasn’t any other explanation of how these things had gotten into my bloodstream.

For several days thereafter I was ill, but I did get to Reykjavik’s police station and gave them a bigger case than they have seen in good awhile. The police official with whom I spoke took immediate steps to identify and locate the principal suspects and obtain the restaurant’s surveillance video.

Iceland is a small country. Everyone knows everyone else. And so as it happened, I was quickly able to discover the identity, phone number, and Facebook page of the primary suspect, the young man who claimed he was a “big fan.” I don’t intend to call him.  Icelandic police will be contacting him soon enough, if they haven’t done so already.

However, I did look at his Facebook page, and as I expected, I saw nothing that might indicate that he really was a “big fan” of my work, or that he held any views out of the mainstream — which is, courtesy of Iceland’s political and media elites, dominated entirely by the Left. JihadWatch

Robert Spencer: Global Outbreak of Mental Illness

People who do horrible acts of violence would certainly seem to have something wrong with them.
Whether this is a moral wrongness or a health wrongness is the question.
Evil or mentally ill?

In a post-modern era, the impulse that drives violent behavior is often associated with mental illness. To explain the propensity for terrorism in any way other than through a naturalistic construct is anathema to secular society, so violent Muslims claiming to attack and kill others in the service of Allah are therefore “mentally ill” or “mentally disturbed” and nothing more. In an embarrassing twist of irony, however, unbeknownst to the politically-correct blathering of the willfully ignorant, classifying such behavior as a “mental illness” automatically classifies the “prophet” whom these violent Muslims have modeled their own behavior after as mentally ill himself. After all, the more seriously Muslims take their faith, the more they’ll want to be just like the “prophet” who inspires them all MidnightWatcher