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Ding Dong the Bush is Dead

By Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor My Catholic friend Martin Hill just wrote to me on the occasion of the death George H.W. Bush: As a Catholic I hope no one of God’s creatures will go to hell. To wish such on anyone would  be evil & demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of the seriousness of what hell actually is. When I heard the news of Bush’s death we prayed for his soul. OK Martin, I see your point. But for little ole Muslim me, praying for the soul of George H.W. Bush seems a waste of perfectly good prayer space.…


The Cervantes/Shakespeare conspiracy theory

I barely scratched the surface of Cervantes/Shakespeare conspiracy theories in yesterday’s 4/23/16 400th anniversary deathday tribute to the two greatest geniuses of Western literature. So let’s pick up where we left off. One of the most popular theories (among Muslims, anyway) is that both authors were secret Muslims. Shakespeare’s real name, according to one interpretation, was ash-Shaykh al-Kabeer meaning – no, not the shaykh of beer, that would be haram – but rather The Great Shaykh. And that is certainly plausible, since we know that anyone who says Shakespeare was No Great Shakes doesn’t know what he or she is…


“Death of Bin Laden”: A Spectral Human Sacrifice

[Listen to my interview with David Ray Griffin, author of Osama Bin Laden: Dead or Alive? here. In it we discuss the evidence that OBL died in December 2001.] Osama Bin Bogeyman, the tribal chiefs tell us, has been ritually sacrificed: Slaughtered by warriors, then dumped into the ocean. But how can you sacrifice a ghost? Bin Laden has almost certainly been dead since December 2001, when far more reliable reports of his death were published. That means the guy they killed and threw in the ocean must have either been a ghost, or one of Bin Laden’s many reported…