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Saturday, August 2, 2008

24/7 Global Madness

"The Chinese leaders are of the opinion that Google searches for "Falun Gong" and "Tibet Government" have nothing to do with sports journalism. We, as International Olympic Committee, agree."
- Overheard on Dutch television
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"Obama Heckled." "This cannot have been an easy day for him ..."
- Overheard on CNN
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The Jewish Press Blog: "Hebrew U Professor Who Thinks Non-Rape is Racism Gets Busted for Rape"

(...) these were relatively minor disgraces compared with that now infamous "rape thesis." (...) a Hebrew University graduate student claimed in her thesis that the absence of any history of rapes of Arab women by Israeli soldiers proves that Jews are racists and oppressors, people who do not even regard Arab women as worthy of being sexually abused. (...) >>>
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"Reconstruction work in Afghanistan by Dutch military is compromized to a large extent by the American war on terror. We can't expect Afghan civilians to understand who are the good guys and who are the bad."
- Overheard on Dutch television
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Front Page Magazine: "Grover Norquist: “Spencer Hates Muslims," by Robert Spencer

(...) I don’t hate Muslims. In fact, I like Muslims so much that I don’t want them to fall victim to the stonings and amputations and denial of the freedom of conscience mandated by Islamic law. (...) He responded: “So, you would like to see us ditch much of our religion and, thereby, become non-Muslims.” (...) For my protesting against these things is what makes him say that I “hate Muslims.” (...) >>>
~ More cartoons by Bob Gorrell on Townhall >>>

2 comments:

Lord James Bigglesworth said...

the absence of any history of rapes of Arab women by Israeli soldiers proves that Jews are racists and oppressors, people who do not even regard Arab women as worthy of being sexually abused

I'd like to explore the jungle of that person's mind.

Wolfie said...

It just goes to show that logical thought is in short supply these days.

Re. Rape thesis. The sample of interviewees was way too small to draw any conclusion either way, that's before you get to its nutty conclusion. Sociologists haven't a clue about statistical methods which is just the start of their problems.

 
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