I'm reaching the point of exhaustion with all this kowtowing to Muslims; all over the world we're seeing Westerners genuflect to Muhammadans and their aberrant expectations of others ... no grace, no geniality, no give, no indication of live and let live! I'm tired of it all!
If I were younger I'd give serious thought to going underground.A popular comic strip that poked fun at the Rev. Jerry Falwell without incident one week ago was deemed too controversial to run over the weekend because this time it took a humorous swipe at Muslim fundamentalists.This, in a country that values free speech and individual liberty. The above followed yesterday's news about the troops who put their lives on the line everyday!
The Washington Post and several other newspapers around the country did not run Sunday's installment of Berkeley Breathed's "Opus," in which the spiritual fad-seeking character Lola Granola appears in a headscarf and explains to her boyfriend, Steve, why she wants to become a radical Islamist. [FOX]The U.S. military regrets any offense it may have caused by handing out a soccer ball emblazoned with the name of Allah on it as part of a public relations exercise in Afghanistan, a spokesman said.A mistake! How about a well-intentioned faux pax but not a mistake! And how about playing Russian Roulette nationally?
At least one of the balls — which were dropped by helicopter to children in Khost province in eastern Afghanistan on Friday — carried a small picture of the Saudi Arabian flag. The flag features in Arabic script the Islamic declaration of faith, which contains the words Allah and the Prophet Muhammad.
Villagers were "upset and angry" when they saw the ball, said Khost governor Arsalah Jamal. "They wanted to demonstrate, but we explained to them it was a mistake," he said Monday. [FOX]