Newsmax: The Courage of Pamela Geller


I am deeply humbled by Sid Dinerstein’s piece in Newsmax magazine. He talks about my work and my new Amazon bestseller, FATWA: Hunted in America.

Quick note: Tech giants are shutting us down. You know this. Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Adsense, Pinterest permanently banned us. Facebook, Google search et al have shadow-banned, suspended and deleted us from your news feeds. They are disappearing us. But we are here. We will not waver. We will not tire. We will not falter, and we will not fail. Freedom will prevail.

Subscribe to Geller Report newsletter here — it’s free and it’s critical NOW when informed decision making and opinion is essential to America's survival. Share our posts on your social channels and with your email contacts. Fight the great fight.

Follow me on Gettr. I am there, click here. It's open and free.

Remember, YOU make the work possible. If you can, please contribute to Geller Report.

The Courage of Pamela Geller

Pamela Geller is interviewed at The Associated Press, Thursday, May 7, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo)

By Sid Dinerstein, Newsmax, Friday, 27 Oct 2017:

Fatwa! The first time I read that word it was applied to Salman Rushdie, author of the “Satanic Verses.” A Fatwa is the Islamic equivalent of an old wild west “Wanted: Dead or Alive” poster. Rushdie literally went into hiding. Then came 9/11, 2001. It changed all of us. Pamela Geller was leading a happy, carefree life in Manhattan. 9/11 changed her more than most. It wasn’t a specific death. It was the realization of how good life in America could be and how hard others were working to destroy that life. Pamela Geller embraced her calling. She created her blog: “Atlas Shrugged,” which quickly became a top thirty go to site nationally. Her brand: Everything you wanted to know about the new clash of civilizations; Islam vs. the West, 365/24/7. She probed the depths of the pro-Islam, anti-American feeling 9/11 unleashed in America. Radical Islam immediately planned a 9/11 Ground Zero mosque. They bought a building that had been hit by the landing gear of one of the ill-fated airliners. To them that made the site holy. Mayor Bloomberg led the Liberals in signing on to the mosque. He never counted on Pamela Geller. It was grass roots all the way; a DVD, (of which I have a signed copy), advertising, petitions, word of mouth. The reason there is no Ground Zero mosque can be summarized in two words: Pamela Geller.

Pamela Geller is a free speech hawk. Islam does not look kindly upon those who would subject Mohammed to Western style commentary. The right answer should have been Mohammed cartoons in every major newspaper on the same day. Instead our media goes blank. For Pamela Geller it meant a challenge. She organized the Mohammed cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, with the Netherland’s Geert Wilders as her “judge.” Islamic terrorists attacked the event. Bullets flew. Arrests were made. (And the Republican Party of Palm Beach County had to replace Geert Wilders as our Lobsterfest key note speaker. Geert was unhurt but uninsurable).

 Pamela Geller is banned in the United Kingdom — literally and totally. She has a Fatwa, and just released a book with that title. To the media she is an Islamophobe. She has to fight to run ads and to keep her social media accounts open. She has 24/7 bodyguard protection; all one hundred pounds of her. Pamela Geller is a Profile In Courage.

Sid Dinerstein is a former chairman of the Palm Beach County Republican Party. He founded JBS Associates, a 600-person financial service company, and currently combines politics and business with Niger Innis in Inclusive Elections LLC, a firm that brings urban electorate voters to the GOP. He is the author of “Adults Only: For Those Who Love Their Country More Than Their Party.” For more of his reports, Go Here Now.

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Pin It on Pinterest