So… we have an asshat that decided to make a video that openly mocked another major religion. He made the video with actors who didn’t in all likelihood know what they were filming (seeing as certain terms, like ‘Islam’ and ‘Mohammed’ were dubbed over more innocent,innocuous words in the final edit). Well and enough, we tend to have free speech here in America. and as long as he had it in English-Only no one really watched it. Then he decided to get it re-dubbed in Arabic, and re-post it to youtube….. At this point you kinda have to guess that he’s doing this intentionally, else why are you making a film deriding a group of people and re-dub it in a language that YOU don’t speak, but THEY do? And as soon as it causes issues, like the insulted people taking violent offense, evry right-wing nutjob jumps up and says 1.) the asshat had a constitutionally-protected right to say and do whatever he wanted to, and 2.) We should nuke the people who were offended enough to get violent in protest in their own country. Now, to 1, that is certainly a right he has in America. A rather large chunk of the rest of the world doesn’t really see sppech in the same “free” way we do, and tends to believe that anything that a citizen of a country is allowed to publish must represent the political views OF that country. We can’t apply our rationale on people in other countries, they do not know what “Freedom Of Speech” is in the same way we do, and can’t understand it as a workable concept. As such, when a American asshat makes a video with the sole intention of pissing off a goodly segment (greater than 20% by population..) of the world population, that population may well translate that as America’s implicit agreement with said asshat’s views. and Think about the number up above… more than 1-in-5 people in the WORLD are Muslim. why exactly are there folks that we allow to try and pick a fight they damn sure aren’t going to soldier up for? I say we Enlist Mr Terry Jones and Mr. ‘Sam Basile’ (yeah it’s not his real name, and it was purely a freudian slip that he chose a name that sounded so much like Imbecile) and force-enlist them in the US Army so they can go stand at the front line in clear plain sight of the bullets they are trying to get our brave Soldiers to take on their behalf.
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There is much talk about “the talk.”
“Sean O’Reilly was 16 when his mother gave him the talk that most black parents give their teenage sons,” Denisa R. Superville of the Hackensack (NJ) Record tells us. Meanwhile, down in Atlanta: “Her sons were 12 and 8 when Marlyn Tillman realized it was time for her to have the talk,” Gracie Bonds Staples writes in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Yes, talk about the talk is all over.
There is a talk that nonblack Americans have with their kids, too. My own kids, now 19 and 16, have had it in bits and pieces as subtopics have arisen. If I were to assemble it into a single talk, it would look something like the following.
Please note, that the views expressed below are NOT the views of AmericasBlood, we DO NOT condone, approve of, like or in any way support the asshattery going on below, but we DO think that everyone should get to know our “special” (in a short yellow bus kind of way) Mr Andrew B Adler of the ATLJewishTimes.com. Bold Emphasis Mine
What would you do?
By Andrew B. Adler Owner/Publisher AAdler@ atljewishtimes .com
“…a war in 2017 would likely include the firing of 15,000 rockets and missiles into Israeli cities, causing unprecedented devastation and casualties.”
(Jerusalem Post 1/3/2012 online edition)
You are Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. You are responsible for 7 million Israeli citizens who comprise the state of Israel. You wake up one morning, and the Israel Defense Forces’ military commander hands you a detailed report regarding what to expect during a major conflict with Hezbollah and Syria five years from today.
The report states that Israel will come under fire from 15,000 rockets and missiles, and that casual-ties will be in the thousands. That’s thousands, not hundreds – thou-sands. Simultaneously, another IDF military commander strolls over while you are finishing your first cup of coffee and hands you a report that Iran has reached nuclear launch capabilities.
If that’s not enough, an Israeli diplomat informs you that you cannot expect much help from the United States due to its newly implemented military budget and the administration’s never ending “Alice in Wonderland” belief that diplomacy is the answer.
To all the Netanyahus out there, what do you do? Well, here are your “Kobayashi Maru” options. “Kobayahi Maru” is a term used in “Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan” to de-scribe a no-win scenario or facing a solution that involves redefining the problem.
One, order a pre-emptive strike against both Hezbollah and Hamas, knowing that military and civilian casualties will be high, but not as high as they would be in 2017.
Two, go against Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s wishes that Israel take a lethal bullet in the name of preserving a healthy, worldwide economic climate, and order the destruction of Iran’s nuclear facilities at all costs.
Three, give the go-ahead for U.S.- based Mossad agents to take out a president deemed unfriendly to Israel in order for the current vice president to take his place, and forcefully dictate that the United States’ policy includes its helping the Jewish state obliterate its enemies.
Yes, you read “three” correctly. Order a hit on a president in order to preserve Israel’s existence. Think about it. If I have thought of this Tom Clancy-type scenario, don’t you think that this almost unfathomable idea has been discussed in Israel’s most inner circles?
Another way of putting “three” into perspective goes something like this: How far would you go to save a nation comprised of seven million lives…Jews, Christians and Arabs alike?
You have got to believe, like I do, that all options are on the table. With this in mind, I again ask you, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, what would you do?
If you want to fax him a kind letter of regard:
Andrew B Adler
3431 Old Wagon Rd
Marietta, GA 30062-5513
After his recent failure to secure a slot on the Virginia state Primary ballot, Newt Gingrich called the process a “Failed System”. Odd how the complaints only come when thongs don’t go your way. Does this mean that if Gingrich doesn’t place well in Iowa that their “First in the nation” status is also failed? Have we truly become a nation of “what doesn’t benefit me must be broken”? Get off the rhetorical high horse already Newt, you decodied to go with the cheap labor to get your signatures to get on the ballot and you got what you paid for.
His Heart was two sizes too small. and his mind was too small to call.
Nice to know that when the will of the people get in the way of the will of the rabid right, the rabid right can just change the rules of the game. Who needs a stinkin vote, when Mr Boehner can pick and choose which tax cuts are important for you. I do hope that someone on the freedom-loving, government-limiting right realizes that it’s their vote as well that was just taken from them. And I hope they see that when you’re in a boat on the open sea, with no life vests, just because you don’t like one of the other guys on that boat, shooting holes in it might drown him, but you’re gonna drown too
So.. Apparently we have managed to teach our children that it’s ok to use the “N” word, even when black people object because very apparently, just because you use that word, your clearly not a racist… From the WTF files, via the Buffalo News.
At least a dozen Kenmore East High School girls varsity basketball players have been suspended and face other sanctions for using a racial slur as part of their regular pregame locker room chant. The practice apparently had been going on for years.
Teammates would hold hands before their games, say a prayer together, then yell “One, two, three [N*****]!” before running out onto the court, according to offended students.
In what world do you live in when the only black girl on the team complains to her team members about their little tradition and they blow her off with ‘You know we’re not racist… It’s just a word, not a label.’
oh well. 1, 2, 3, Bigots. don’t worry, it’s just a word, not a label.
Rick Perry seems to be getting lost in his own translation. In his latest ad, he makes the rather large assertion that President Obama has failed the Christians in America by allowing Gays to openly server in the military, and that the Federal Government has failed America by not legislatively protecting religious freedoms in schools. Yet in virtually the following breath, Perry recently stated in an interview in Iowa that the Government had no place legislating or deciding the legality of religious freedom issues, such deliberations should be left to the states individually. You can’t on the one hand blame President Obama for not pushing your religious adgenda on the one hand, and then accuse him of trampeling your rights by signing legislation that guarantees the freedoms of people you don’t like. Additionally, somehow Perrry managed to say that he did not feel it was the place of the Supreme Court to argue and determine the legality of legislation.. That particular statement makes me wonder if there should not be some sort of civics exam that those running for office should be required to pass before they can throw their hat in the ring. Exactly how Perry can hold the thought in his head thet the judicial branch of the government does not have the saction of the constitution to judge, is beyond me… way beyond me. And not realizing that the Supreme Court consists of 9 justices? inexcusable. Please, Mr. Perry, take a community college course in civics and come back once you know a thing or two about the Government you want to run.
Yeah, know I just wrote about this last night but… Here is a snippet from Rick Perry’s latest video
“I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a Christian, but you don’t need to be in the pew every Sunday to know there’s something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can’t openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school. As President, I’ll end Obama’s war on religion. And I’ll fight against liberal attacks on our religious heritage. Faith made America strong. It can make her strong again.”
So. Apparently, my takeaway again is, Religious Freedom for those with your identical
As is seasonal on their part, Fox News has again launched their regular season of bringing attention to all their viewers that “War On Christmas” being waged by everyone who does not drink their tea. And as always, they somehow manage to again tie the decisions people and municipalities back to a affront on the Constitutionally given freedon of religion. And they again, as they do EVERY year,somehow m iss that that very freedom they refer to might just somehow refer to everybody’s right to that freedom of religion, and NOT just to the particular church and branch that they adhere to. Is there any chance that a true Christian could possibly come to the view that there might not have been pine trees in Jerusalem, and that maybe Jesus did not put up a Christmas tree to celebrate his own birth? and that for us to do so might not have anything to actually do with Christianity as is taught in the bible? Nowhere was I able to find any verses in the bible that said, “And thou shalt cover thy tree with tinsel and lights”. So… lay off a touch and allow me my religion to worship God in the way I learned in the Bible, and not the way that F.A.O. Schwartz teaches.