Welcome to my website.  Unlike the universe, this website has a purpose: to offer rants, tirades, opinions and discussion about books on Thailand, give an overview of nightlife in Thailand and, yes, to provide a few news items which might not appear elsewhere.  And to have some fun.

Bar, club and restaurant owners who would like to send material on their special events, birthday bashes, anniversary parties, etc., are welcome to do so but please remember men in Thailand are a bit jaded so if you’re just going to offer the usual free gourmet food and free full band entertainment and free beautiful and eager-to-please women, well, the lads have been there, done that. So do try to offer potential patrons something special. ;-)

There is a contest every two weeks when this column appears and the first to answer the question correctly or identify a photograph correctly will receive vouchers worth at least 3,500 baht in food and drink, i.e., 500 baht each, from Larry's Dive, Shadow Bar, The Old Dutch, the Big Mango, Electric Blue, The Duke of Wellington pub, and Bourbon Street Restaurant. The prizes will build up in case anyone doesn't win it immediately so the bonanza for the eventual winner could get quite interesting.  It will double to 7,000 and, if still no winner, to 10,500, etc.  Second prize is a "I Support Single Moms" T-shirt.  And please remember a part of all money received from the sale of my books goes to needy Thais (in the form of payment to go go dancers, waitresses and hostesses).

Click on Picture to see my distinguished Army Security Agency career during the Vietnam War


Mojos Dancers do the Oriental Lobby!

(And the hotel will never be the same again!)

As you know, human beings are nothing more nor less than self-sustaining chemical systems capable of Darwinian evolution.  And, yet, when certain of these self-sustaining chemical systems are draped in tiny Armani dresses, they transform into something quite amazing!  Next Column: More pictures of the invasion of the Mojos dancers inside the Oriental Hotel lobby.  Maybe I should have charged the hotel for peppering the place with beautiful women.


Headline in local Newspaper

"Thai police on Wednesday identified the foreigner whose head was found hanging from Rama VIII Bridge as Italian Maurizio Tosadori, 53."

Um, I guess this is what they mean when they say that we live in interesting times.  It is difficult to gage what people abroad think of Thailand these days.  There are so many images: Land of Smiles, Land of Sex, Land of Pedophiles, Land of Beautiful Temples and Beaches, Land of Muslim Atrocities, Land of Red Shirts vs. Yellow Shirts, Land of Closed Airports, Land of Lese Majesty Lawsuits, Land of Unsolved Murders, Land of Scandals, etc. etc.  I guess the best thing to do is to head for the nearest bar or pub and buy a ladies drink and be told what hansum men we are and fugedabodit!


Rawhide is Back!

Yea!  Rawhide Bar on Soi Cowboy has reopened.  So now Long Gun will be less crowded.  There never was any real love lost between the dancers in Rawhide and in Long Gun, anyway.  So now all is back to, um, normal.  At least as normal as this town ever gets.  And, by the way, a friend of mine on Patpong Road (why he went there I wouldn't know but he is from out of town) saw an Entertainment Provider with the slogan: "A Blow Job is Better than No Job."  Well said and very true.  Click on the first picture to see an obviously very wasted patron pointing to the fact that one of the letters is missing in the sign.  Very astute observation on his part.


Roses for the Lady

Mojos Dancers - Lookin' Fiiiine!


Your Wish is Granted!

Paul Spurrier's movie P (Ghost) set in Thailand has several excerpts on YouTube.  In this one, I play the role of a farang customer in a go go bar who has taken a dancer to bed in my hotel room.  Unfortunately, for me, she is the kind of Thai ghost know as P Bob, the ghost that eats your heart, liver, etc.  Later in the scene she returns to the hotel, oblivious to what she did, and finds me on the bathroom floor, not looking too well.  So for those of you who would like to see me dead (you know who you are), enjoy!  Whoops, sorry, somebody had put the whole film up there in ten-minute segments so the director had Youtube remove it.  So you don't get to see me dead, after all.  Not yet...

Say What, Sweetie?

A Thai girl was asking a friend of mine if he likes a food item called a galleepup:  "She described something that I thought might be a salabao - Chinese dumpling.  But she said it was not like that at all.  This went on for a while.  I utterly failed to understand what it was until she days later showed some to me on a stall.  They were curry puffs.  curry puff (in Thai) = galleepup"


Shy Girl No Can Do


Another friend tells me of a girl in a bj bar recently who performed her duties with great style and accomplishment. She was quite proud of her skills, saying that she had at least three customers a day, and they all praised her.  My friend asked if she had a boyfriend, and she said that she did.  He was a Thai guy who worked at a nearby hotel.  Did he mind her choice of profession?  No, not really.  They just didn't talk about it.  My friend suggested that maybe he was quite pleased that so much practice might enable her to keep him very satisfied.  She shook her head.  "Oh no. I never do for my boyfriend." 

"Why on earth not?"

"I'm shy!"

They are Soooo Sweet!

OK, so I'm sitting in the Tilac Bar with a sexy 22-year-old having a fine time.  She jokingly pretended she was upset about something and I told her, wow, I would hate to see her really upset.  Especially if there was a knife nearby.  She then proceeded to tell me that she married her Thai boyfriend when she was 16 and they stayed married for three years.  He butterflied on her and stayed away with other women but often returned to their one-room apartment.  Finally, on one occasion when she could stand his infidelity no longer, she (we were speaking in Thai and I finally understood there were not two stabbings but one stabbing with two knives in one of her hands together) stabbed him in the stomach.  Badly.  He went to the hospital.  I asked if anything happened to her and she said, no, he didn't die and anyway her father was a policeman with lots of friends.  Oh.  OK, well on that happy note, I just remembered a pressing engagement somewhere else.  Chek Bin Duay, Khab!  Whew!


Click on Picture to find out why you were Rejected


Suan Pakkad Palace

I had been to this place about four times over a 42-year period, but hadn't been lately, so off I went to check it out.  The place is on Sri Ayudhya Road, a very short walk from the Phaya Thai Skytrain station.  It started out as a cabbage garden and ended up as a private museum with lots of ban chiang pottery and some traditional old houses.  In one of the gold on black lacquer closeups above inside the 17th century lacquer pavilion you can see a foreigner riding a horse.  The lacquer pavilion for me is one of the most interesting parts of the place, as it was once in a dilapidated old temple and the paintings show how Thais perceived foreigners at the time.  It is a small area but there is quite a bit to be seen including Sawankaloke ware, musical instruments, weapons of war, old furniture, Buddha statues, and book cabinets painted in gold on black lacquer.  There is also a khon museum.

In the last shot you can see the Skytrain extension to the airport just above and behind one of the buildings.  They are open 9 to 4 every day and it costs 100 baht to get in.  It was hot as hell but they do give you a free fan as part of the deal.  The best thing to do is to go about 2:30 and when they close, just walk down the street to the J One massage parlor: Culture and happiness, both on the same block.  The Siam City Hotel is nearby but if you pass it, you are on the wrong side of the road.  Cross the street.

The Florida Hotel is also beside the Phaya Thai Skytrain Station and I remembered it from decades ago.  So when I had my mediocre lunch in the quiet coffee shop I asked how long it had been there.  Sure enough, about 40 years.  I definitely remembered it from the 70s because it was one of the few times I had taken two girls at once.  Why I had taken them there, I'm not sure, unless I had been staying there.  I think I also remember the hotel from the 60s when I was in the military.  Nice to know some things never change.





Once again, here is the great, late Tiny Tim singing Earth Angel on the Ed Sullivan show.  Turn up your volume and don't miss it.  He gets into it midway.



As it is a pretty safe bet that most readers of this column have yet to buy my book The Go Go Dancer who Stole My Viagra & other Poetical Tragedies of Thailand I have decided to post one of the poems from the book from time to time.  Some of the poems are serious and some are for fun. 


Stem Cell Research 

She hates the very idea of stem cell research:

“How can anyone destroy a human embryo!”

She demands to know what I think.


I screw up my face into a thoughtful expression

and take a long hit on my drink.


What I think is that if stem cell research will

in any way

aid me in having and maintaining an erection

now or in old age,

then I say

it’s perfectly OK

to experiment on kids

at least up to the age of twelve.


In my opinion,

life begins at puberty

and didn’t Patrick Henry say,

“Give me puberty or give me death!”


But minds like hers are made up -

I know better than to waste my breath.


Besides I want to get her to bed

and, if I disagree on this, I’m dead.

So I nod in agreement and say, yes,

my voice choking with distress,

“How could anyone kill a human embryo?”


Yes, I’m a liar and a hypocrite

but she’s one of the sexiest women I’ve dated.

And, in all honesty,

sometimes honesty is overrated.




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Khun Nana's Corner

Khun Nana is a savvy local expat who keeps in shape by hitting most of the bars of Nana Plaza as often as possible.  From his vast experience, he will enlighten and entertain us with his recollections of the bar scene be they humorous, tragic or somewhere in between.

Until next time.  Khun Nana

One mistake many foreigners make when dealing with the gals in Thailand is not recognizing what class the lass comes from.  Many western countries do not have a definite class structure so it is understandable that guys often make this simple but fatal error.  Thailand, as most of you know already, has a very specific class structure which determines nearly everything about the individual from the time of their birth right through to their final demise.  It is extremely difficult (but not impossible) for a Thai person to break away from their inherited class level, and most just accept it as fate and live their lives accordingly.  Many foreign men additionally make the mistake of thinking that since they don’t care about status and class, it therefore doesn’t make any difference whatsoever what class level their new girlfriend happens to be.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Her class level will determine who she can be friends with, what kind of job she can get, what school she can attend, and every aspect of relationships and where she fits in to society at every level.  Many lower class gals even feel uncomfortable going to the better shopping malls, restaurants and night clubs in Bangkok, even if they go with a higher class person.  You can buy expensive clothes and jewelry for your low class gal, but all Thai people will still know exactly who she is from a mile away.

One of the most amazing aspects of this class structure is that the parameters are accepted and acknowledged by everyone in Thai society.  I have been in many countries where the lower class people resent the middle and upper class, and don’t totally accept their inferior lot in life.  Thailand is exactly the opposite.  The lower class not only accepts and acknowledges their status, they often look down at other low class people who may be 1/100th of a shade darker or have a slightly more menial job.  If one would rank the social status of Thais from 1 to 100, many Thais would refuse to socialize with anyone who was 1 or 2 levels lower on this scale, and conversely would be scared and intimidated to even talk to someone who is just 1 or 2 classes higher.  Try to get your gal to ask a stranger for directions when you are lost out in public somewhere in Thailand and see the look of anguish on her face.  She will look around the immediate area and attempt to find someone from her own social level to approach as anyone else would be totally unacceptable.

I must admit I find it amusing every time some extremely hot gal with slightly tan skin tells me how ugly she is, and how if I want to see real beauty I should meet her friend with the white skin.  I come from a country where 80% of the people have white skin so why the hell would I care about that?  Yes, not only social class but beauty is determined by these subtle differences.   

There is a flip side to this phenomenon for the extreme lower class gals.  They are already at the very bottom of the structure, so they can laugh out loud, dress and talk anyway that they want, sell their bodies, stagger around in public drunk, and pretty much do anything that they please because they can’t fall any lower on the social scale.  Like Bob Dylan wrote, “when you have nothing you got nothing to lose.” 

Nearly every Thai person is totally obsessed with climbing higher on the social ladder, and also making sure that he or she doesn’t do anything that will cause a drop on the class scale.  The unfortunates (or fortunates whichever way you may think) are at the rock bottom already with virtually no hope of climbing higher so they can do whatever the f**k they want!  In many ways it is quite liberating, and I have a personal theory that many western guys are more attracted to the dark skin gals than the white skin gals, because these tend to be the ones so low on the class structure that they can be animated and fun loving without fear of negative consequences. 

I remember sitting at my favorite beer bar in Nana Plaza joking around with one of the service girls.  We have known each other nearly ten years, and she often gives me advice and counseling much like a big sister would.  I had a lot to drink (as usual) and a super hot gal walked by the bar and sauntered into the plaza to work in one of the many naughty nightlife places.  I joked with my friend that the gal was so hot I was going to run after her and tell her I wanted to be her new boyfriend.  Naturally I was just fooling around but my friend got a really serious look on her face and said “now brother, if you want a new girlfriend go to meet an office gal, university gal or anybody who doesn’t work in here.  We are no good.”  She had actually thought I was serious, and it brought out her protective instincts.  I mentioned to her that she need not worry, and that I knew already that 95% of the gals inside that den of sex and mayhem were unsuitable for anything other than some short time sex and fun.  She twisted her head around, glared at me and said “you actually think 5% of us are good?  You have a lot to learn.  Try 1% and I might buy it.”

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Normal for Farangs

A friend of mine visited his girlfriend in Korat and stopped half way back to Bangkok for something to eat.  When he happened to notice red spots on his arm.  Lots of them.  In fact, they were all over him.  So once in Bangkok he went to a doctor who told him he had an allergy and gave him some pills.  The next day, it was worse, and my friend decided it was no allergy.  At a well known hospital, they said he had a mild form of Dengue Fever.  They gave him medicine and he was fine.  He called his girlfriend to tell her about it and she said yes, her mother had mentioned to her about all the red spots on her boyfriend.  He naturally asked, well, why didn't she say something?  The girl said, well, she never met a farang before and she just assumed that was something normal with farangs.


No wonder there is a housing slump


Remember: the average response time to a 911 call is over 4 minutes.
The average response time of a 357 magnum is 1400 FPS


“Nature dangles sex to keep us walking toward the cliff.”   John Updike


Inside the St. Moritz Private Club

Membership costs 25,000 baht and includes 9 bottles of what you want to drink.  Two of my friends became members but only after negotiating for a while to get what they thought they had been promised.  For example, should it have been 9 bottles plus 60 ladies drinks?  Or had the saleslady said or 60 ladies drinks?  Anyway, if you go there and you are not a member, you will pay 1,000 baht to get in.  Ladies drinks are 400 baht. 

It was fun but I don't see the need to go very often.  Too much going on in Bangkok for less.  Also, they had a good band and some sexy dancers but the dancers seemed to do only one set.  One girl said they would be dancing again at midnight.  But when I left on a Friday at 2 in the morning, there had still been no further dancing.  It seems as it gets later the girls are needed to muck about with the guys and hustle drinks; hence, no more dancing, at least not by more than a few.  I just can't see joining a private club in Bangkok.  Maybe if you are a businessman and want to impress clients and potential clients, OK, have the bottle with your name on it, etc., but other than that, why bother?  The club is off Soi 11 very close to Q Bar.  And for you gentlemen of such persuasion, just across from the Banana Club.

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A Teacher's Notes

The school year is coming to an end in a couple of months.  I am completely determined not to teach 7th or 8th or even 9th grade next year.  That's settled in my mind.  If they want me to continue, I have told them, they will have to give me two of the three last years of high school to teach.  However, I am still debating in my own mind whether I want to do even this for another year. 

It's great to teach the few kids who want to learn.  But it's not very much fun to be teaching kids who have no interest in learning what you're trying to teach.   And the conditions under which I teach are pretty appalling.  The technology I have available most of the time is a blackboard.  I have to come armed with chalk and eraser as these may or may not be present.  No language lab.  Really no usable computers.  Certainly no access to the internet. 

And I work in an "organization" (I use the word advisedly) that makes things up as they go and tells me on a "just in time" basis.  Yesterday I told one of my classes that I would see them "next week".  "Oh no!", they chorused, "We don't have classes next week."  Ahhhhhh!!  Good to know.  If I hadn't stumbled on this by accident, I would have shown up fat, dumb and happy on Monday and found it out then.  This happens ALL the time.  At first I was bemused.  I'm less bemused and more irritated now.  Talk about being treated like a mushroom! 

And, I have no colleagues as such.  I'm the only man in a 23 person department.  I'm 15 or more years older than everyone else, of the opposite sex (which is a bigger barrier here than it would be in the US) and a foreigner.  People are perfectly polite and nice, but there is no collegial support of any kind.  Last year I taught with one other American and we could commiserate with each other. 

This year (and almost certainly next year) my fellow "native English speakers" are Filipina.  They are young enough to be my granddaughters if I had had my way with the girls I dated in high school and they just don't want to have anything to do with me.  "Oh!!", I hear you say. "I didn't know that English was the native language of the Philippines."  "Ah", I must reply, "THIS IS THAILAND!  And, in Thailand, for reasons completely beyond my understanding, Africans, Indians, Paki's, Sri Lankans and a variety of other foreigners are considered to be native English speakers.  Many of these folks speak English in a way that is completely incomprehensible to me.  But the Thais who hire them don't speak English either, so they're happy to be able to say they have "foreign teachers".  And most of their students have absolutely no intention of learning English from anyone anyway, so it really doesn't matter.  And, of course, they are considerably cheaper than Englishmen or Americans. 

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It is that time of year again for the
14th Annual Fr. Joe Maier's
"Human Development Foundation"
Charity Golf Classic

March 13th, 2009 at Vintage Golf Club
12:00 Shotgun

Contact: or click on the above for instructions.

Click on the picture to see a typical Charity Golf Classic.

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The Bar Scene

There are actually some good deals out there in the bar scene.  The other night I was sitting in Doll's House on Soi Cowboy and somebody brought in pizza for everybody.  This is in addition to the happy hour.  The Shadow Bar, also on Cowboy, now has free Wifi for all computer geeks and  also 200 channels of satellite sports.  And there is still the 70 baht happy hour from noon until 9 pm.  The dancers in Tilac Bar in their little polka dot dresses were lookin' fiiiine.  The Thursday night I was there they had makh makh dancers dancing to very good dance music.  Meanwhile, the same night, in the Dollhouse there were a mere six dancers attempting to shuffle to music that no one could dance to.  By the way, some of the girls lining the soi encouraging folks to go into their bars are quite attractive.  So are some of the dancers.  So, again, who needs to join a private club?  The picture above is of Soi Cowboy the other night when two "regulars" wanted to barfine the same girl.  And then things got out of hand.  Just click on the picture and see if I'm not right.

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Letters from Readers


Hi Dean,

As usual, I/we loved the column.  Especially well-liked were the interesting/strange/etc. experiences that the guys have (i.e., the "Yep, We Are Stupid" article).

FYI, when clicking on the second and third pictures (of the Mojos Coyote dancers), the enlarged images didn't match the thumbnails.  It was the same situation with the 6th picture where the woman is slightly bent over, holding a pool cue.  Also, the 1st and 7th pictures in the 'Mojos - Happy Valentine's Day!' section.

If this helps, I have a suggestion regarding uninstalling and reinstalling software that is downloaded from the Internet/WWW.  Whenever I download such a file, I first create a directory/folder for the file under the C:\Temp directory.  For example, for Firefox, I create a "C:\Temp\Firefox" directory.  I place the file in there and leave it there in case I need to uninstall it and reinstall it.  Also, by putting downloaded installation files somewhere under the C:\Temp directory, I will not forget where I put the files.  I just look for a folder with the corresponding name.  (So many tricks, so little time!)

I believe that Khun Nana's submission was one of the most entertaining that he has offered.  CB


Thanks, CB.  Yep, Khun Nana is getting hot, hot, hot.  I believe he even has girls who go to bed with him without charging him any money.  I've been trying to find one of those for 42 years.  And thanks for the above about the directory.  But that is a bit over my inebriated head and you would have to be sitting next to me to show me what you mean.  I kind of know but would fuck it up.  Cheers.


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Tired of shoveling snow?  Check out Bangkok's sunshine.


Bangkok's weather report.




A great site for listening to Thai Morlan music and other folk music of Southeast Asia.




A bit of black leather never hurts.  But she does.


Our Lady in Black




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Maps of all the provinces of Thailand




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A fine independent Pattaya Bookstore:



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Politically incorrect rants and raves from Uncle Fred.


Girlfriends looking for Taliban boyfriends.

Taliban Singles Dating Page


Very satirical writing and videos.


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Enter and win a prize! This contest's first prize is worth 3,500 baht in food and drink vouchers.  The first to give the correct answer wins the vouchers; second wins the sexy shirt; third wins the sexy calendar.

     First prize:        Vouchers for food and drink from bars, pubs and restaurants in Bangkok

     Second prize:       Nifty shirt with the "I Support Single Moms" slogan

     Third prize:        Sexy calendar with Pattaya go go dancers, from After Dark magazine

     Fourth prize:       Nada Diddly-Squat Special 4 U, U number ten!


Last column's answer to question was:

Where was this picture taken?  Asoke Skytrain Station.  Many got it right!



This column's Contest Question:


Be the first with the right answer!


Name the powerful friend of the husband of Dame Golden Horseshoe


That's all for this fortnightly column.  Drop by again.  Explore the rest of the website.  Meanwhile, as the girls used to tell me during the 1960's: "I no lie you, GI, I love you long time; you number one!"  And, remember: nothing says goodbye like a bullet.  And the more people I meet the more bullets I need.

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Thousands of Deadly Islamic Terror Attacks Since 9/11

More News on the "Religion of Peace"


The "Religion of Peace" continues to visit Southern Thailand



Pattani - A powerful roadside bomb injured five police officers as they were passing by in their vehicle during a routine inspection in the back road of Pattani's Tambon Paklor.



Two More Thai Soldiers Beheaded by Muslims



Two Thai soldiers were killed and beheaded early Friday as southern insurgents attacked a teacher-escort patrol by paramilitary rangers near Bang Lang National Park of Yala province.  The 10-man teacher protection unit came under fire just after they had delivered teachers safely to the school.

Two More Thai Civilians Beheaded by Muslims

2009.02.22 (Yala, Thailand) - A married couple are beheaded by Muslim militants on their way home from work at a rubber plantation.


2009.02.25 (Narathiwat, Thailand) - Three people are beheaded by Muslim radicals.




Over 3,500 Thais including monks and teachers and children have been murdered by Muslims in Southern Thailand and

over 45 Thais have been beheaded including Buddhist monks




Muslim Beheadings and "Honor Killings" Proliferating in USA


NEW YORK: Muslim who set up a TV program to show the good side of Islam beheads his wife


She asked for a divorce so he beheaded her


Muslims Deny Islam responsible; USA Press Ignores Role of Islam:


One Salma Zubair posted at the following statement:

I am sister of this brutally murdered woman. She lived her 8 years of married life with fear in heart. She never let it come to her eyes or lips she was this afraid of this man. He had already frightened her enough that she couldn't muster up her guts and leave him, and when she finally did gather that much strength he killed her so brutally. She lived to protect her children from this man and his family and she died doing so. Muzzamil Hassan's family including his parents and brothers never tried to help Aasiya. Even when he had hit her and bruised her body badly in front of them. Aasiya had always been a very loving person, not even one person in this world can say a small wrong word about her. … And please make a special pray for her children and that they do not have to live with that family who's son killed their mother and they never helped her but rather supported their son.

Stop Honorcide!


Polish Engineer Brutally Beheaded


Across the globe, from Thailand to New York, the Religion of Peace has been racking up one to two beheadings a day.  Piotr Stanczak, an innocent engineer from Poland, was brutally carved up amid a chorus of praise to Allah.  ( No other religions appear interested in keeping pace).




A Beheading Video


(Very Graphic but very instructive as to the reality of Islam.  The man's crime?  He wanted to leave Islam and become a Christian (in Somalia).  In several Muslim countries you will be jailed or killed if you try to leave Islam.  Do not watch this if you have a weak stomach.)




Rape in the United Kingdom (by Muslim men)



Muslim immigration into the UK has left a trail of rape victims, but  
as long as the political elite place a 
higher value on multiculturalism,
Britain's women will just have to keep taking one for the team!


A Great Short Pat Condell Video


USA: Hate-filled Muslim Guns Down Police Officer (for Islam)


The Latest Saudi Arabian Barbarism:

Judge sentences pregnant gang rape victim to 100 lashes for "committing adultery"

And she's not even married!


Photos & Article about the Cowardly British Government Banning of Geert Wilder


One-Third of Muslim Students in Britain Say It Is OK to Kill for Islam


Dozens of Muslim Terror Camps now Operate Openly in the USA


Censorship in Muslim Countries (Always!)

A book festival in the Middle East that claims to celebrate the “world of books in all its infinite variety” has banned a British author because her novel contains references to homosexuality.


Scientology TV show blames psychiatry for turning Osama bin Laden into a terrorist!


Self-Censorship in the West: Fear of Offending Muslims & Our Lost Freedoms


Muslims In Sweden Destroy Three Supermarkets


Typical of the so-called religion of peace: Muhammad Sayyid Al Tantawi, president of Al Azhar University approves of killing and maiming Christians, Jews, and other infidels. He added, “This is not my personal view. This what the Shari’a Law says, the law of Allah, the only valid law on the earth.” (Thailand is sending many Muslims to Al Azhar.  A very stupid move.  Unless they actually want Thais to be radicalized.)

The Quran contains dozens of verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers.  Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers, kill the infidels wherever they may be.  Muslims who do not join the fight are called 'hypocrites' and warned that Allah will send them to Hell. there are few verses of tolerance to balance out the many calls for nonbelievers to be subdued until they either accept humiliation, convert to Islam, or are killed.

Ibn Warraq:

The cartoons in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten raise the most important question of our times: freedom of expression. Are we in the west going to cave into pressure from societies with a medieval mindset, or are we going to defend our most precious freedom -- freedom of expression, a freedom for which thousands of people sacrificed their lives? A democracy cannot survive long without freedom of expression, the freedom to argue, to dissent, even to insult and offend...Unless, we show some solidarity, unashamed, noisy, public solidarity with the Danish cartoonists, then the forces that are trying to impose on the Free West a totalitarian ideology will have won; the Islamization of Europe will have begun in earnest.


  • "The sword of Muhammad and the Quran are the most fatal enemies of civilization, liberty, and the truth which the world has yet known." - The eminent orientalist Sir William Muir (1819-1905)


    "All religions take care to silence or to execute those who question them...It has, however, been some time since Judaism and Christianity resorted openly to torture and censorship. Not only did Islam begin by condemning all doubters to eternal fire, but it still claims the right to do so in almost all of its dominions, and still preaches that these same dominions can and must be extended by war." - Christopher Hitchens, God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything




    'If the Arabs put down their weapons today, there would be no more violence. If the Jews put down their weapons today, there would be no more Israel.' - Benjamin Netanyahu


    “Religion is an insult to human dignity.  With or without it, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things.  But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.”-- by Nobel Laureate physicist Steven Weinberg. 





    Some books that tell it like it is!


    Please note, I do not and never would advocate violence against individual Muslims in any community.  For one thing, the guy you beat up with a baseball bat may turn out to have just escaped from some horrible Islamic regime.  Individual violence against Muslims or doing damage to mosques, etc., is just stupid and is also counterproductive as Muslim fanatics will show pictures of that all over the Muslim world to incite people against the West. 

    A good case can be made that Islam is a fanatical brotherhood masquerading as a religion, and, indeed, the adherents of Islam often act that way.   But, as individuals, a Muslim neighbor might possibly be more honest than a Christian neighbor.  It is only that the Muslim will have been brought up in a religion/brotherhood with a medieval mindset that is centuries behind the times and has a penchant for violence, especially against those who criticize the Koran and other aspects of Islam.   Winning the war against Muslim fanatics will take a long time and be hard-fought but it can and will be won.  But we must demand that more and more moderate Muslims join the fight against fanatical Muslims.   We must demand that our leaders absolutely reject any "compromise" on our right to free expression.  Compromising with the fanatics pulls the rug out from the Muslim moderates desperately trying to reform and secularize Islam.  And we must never bow to Muslim demands to curb our hard-won freedom of expression.   And freedom of expression always includes satire and even insulting satire including satire of glorified tribal myths called religion. 

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