Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/4/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/4/2012A 77-year-old Greek pensioner killed himself today in Syntagma Square in Athens, just outside the Greek parliament building. The man was protesting the dire state into which his country has descended, saying in his suicide note that he wanted to die with dignity before he had to start scrounging food from garbage cans.

In other news, Muslims in Kazakhstan are upset with a liquor manufacturer whose vodka bottles blasphemously display the name of Allah. Pious Muslims object to the slogan “The Power of Allah Suffices for All”, which is printed on the labels of the bottles.

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Anonymous said...

I wouldn't drink anything with "allah" printed on it. For what the power of allah seems to do, is make you blind.