November 14, 2018

First Comes Honor

A nation without honor is a nation without a future.  Today the United States finds itself in a quagmire of ever-increasing self-doubt and foreboding.   Chief among the factors that have brought America to this point has been the abandonment of a sense of what is right, just and true as it relates to the duty […]

The Shafia Family Honor Killings

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on 1.31.12 @ 12:21PM This story didn’t receive much attention here but it has dominated the headlines in Canada since October when the Shafia Family trial began in Kingston, Ontario. Mohammad Shafia, his second wife Tooba Yahya and his son Hamed Shafia were accused of […]

Muslim ‘Honor Attack’ Epidemic in the UK?

Via The Daily Mail: Nearly 3,000 so-called honour attacks were recorded by police in Britain last year, new research has revealed. According to figures obtained by the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (Ikwro), at least 2,823 incidents of ‘honour-based’ violence took place, with the highest number recorded in London. The charity said the statistics […]

Medal of Honor Winner Called ‘Unstable’ by New Employer

Via ABC News: In September, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation’s most prestigious military award, to Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the marine who saved 36 of his comrades during an ambush in Afghanistan. Obama called Meyer one of the most “down-to-earth guys that you will ever meet.” But today Meyer, 23, is having […]