Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Pelosi Comes Down on...
...opponents of the Ground Zero Mosque.
Silencing the opposition is a favorite tactic of the left. So Pelosi is calling for an investigation of the funding for those protesting against the Cordoba House.
From Jihad Watch:
From the Daily News:
I'm surprised no one has mentioned the significance of the Islamic center's name. Cordoba, was captured by a Muslim army in 711 A.D. and became the center of the Caliphate of Cordoba in 766 A.D., ruling over most of Spain, until recaptured in 1236 during the Spanish Reconquista.
Wikipedia's thumbnail history of Cordoba:
I'm certain the mosque's name will not be lost on our Islamist enemies.
Meanwhile, Victor Davis Hanson puts this issue into wider persective. From his Works and Days: