Tag Archives: islam

When the Shoe is on the Other Foot

Recent events in Grand Island, Nebraska, should illustrate for many Christians exactly why many of us object to official accommodation of their religious beliefs. First, Muslim employees at a meat packing plant there complained that workplace policies prevented them from participating correctly in Ramadan. Here is what happened next:

Sunday, Bloody Sunday?

A friend of mine brought an interesting point during a conversation this evening.
He said that the outcome of the Spanish election was directly affected by the terror
attacks there. He thinks the same may happen here if Bush is strongly leading in
polls close to the election. Maybe I’ve just had my head in the sand (or perhaps
the clouds), but I hadn’t thought of that scenario. Will our country be rocked by
a major terrorist attack during the weekend prior to the presidential election?

Read these stories and drop me a line. I have no firm opinion or agenda related
to this topic. I’m curious to hear any serious commentary and discussion.

Declare Victory in Spanish Elections

Warning in Spain’s Election

ex-PM warns U.S. to expect election-year terrorist attacks

of US election terrorism threat

Senior al-Qaida leaders
behind terror threat

Islamic Law is Shameful

I think the sexism and idiocy speaks for itself here.

Beep Beep: You’ve Got a Message … and a Divorce

“KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian Muslim men can divorce their wives through text messages on mobile telephones, the New Straits Times daily reported, quoting a religious adviser to the government.”

Brother-in-law’s happy couple photo spawns marriage of just minutes

“RIYADH (AFP) – In what must rank as one of the world’s shortest-lived marriages, a Saudi husband divorced his new wife immediately after the ceremony over a photo taken of the happy couple.”

Sharia Sucks

God will get me through, says mother
Nigeria tolerates the Miss World beauty contest and brutal Islamic laws

"AS MORE than 80 young women arrived amid great fanfare in the Nigerian capital to take part in the Miss World contest, an illiterate 31-year-old woman sat in a stark room a few miles away contemplating a very different fate. Amina Lawal has been sentenced to death by stoning."

Rioters burn newspaper office over Miss World

"LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Rioters burned down a newspaper office Wednesday to protest an article suggesting the Prophet Muhammad might have favored marrying a contestant in the Miss World beauty pageant being hosted by Nigeria."

Iranian Scholar Refuses to Appeal

"TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – A university professor sentenced to death for insulting Islam has refused to appeal the sentence, challenging the hard-line judiciary to carry out the execution, his lawyer said Wednesday."