A friendly insomniac tells us that the Dutch government is trying to lay down some proper rules…. An Insomniac: Pro-drugs, pro-prostitution, pro-euthanasia, but anti-burka The Dutch government, currently dominated by a right-leaning coalition, is looking to criminalise face coverings in order to outlaw the wearing of the Muslim burka. Nice to see it’s not just … Continue reading Good news out of Europe
Freedom of speech, or freedom to yell “fire” in a crowded theater? “Holocaust joke” comedians hit back at critics – Yahoo! News LONDON (Reuters) – Two stand-up comics accused of making light of the Holocaust at the Edinburgh Fringe festival hit back at their critics on Tuesday, igniting a debate about where, if anywhere, to … Continue reading Comedy vs. "free" speech
Found this article (and hence the tidbit) over at Sisu’s place… Perlmutter – Mujahideen Blood Rituals: Beheadings, suicide bombings, and ritual mutilation are not just strategies of war but time-honored warrior traditions that are theologically sanctioned. I want to hear about this “peace” stuff again… Inigo Montoya: You keep using that word. I do not … Continue reading "Religion of Peace" my a**!
Gail has tasked me with the following A to Z meme, so here goes: Accent: Ohio. Nice flat Midwest. Perfect for becoming a radio announcer, which I was in college. Booze: Shiraz (or Syrah, as they say in France) Chore I Hate: Cleaning out my closets and getting rid of old clothes. Dogs/Cats: Cats. But … Continue reading In which Gail tags me… A to Z