Saturday, July 21, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 7/21/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 7/21/2012It’s that time of year again! No, not the Silly Season, but Ramadan. Check out the Ramadan greetings sent to the world’s 1.7 septillion Muslims by Bob Carr (Foreign Minister, Australia), David Cameron (Prime Minister, UK), Ed Miliband (Labour Party leader, UK), and Barack Hussein Obama (President, USA).

In other news, a Slovak thief has boasted on YouTube that he has stolen the dentures of Johannes Brahms and Johann Strauss from the composers’ graves. Police in Vienna are checking to see if the choppers of Beethoven, Schubert, and Schoenberg are also missing. A word of advice to Danny Elfman: keep your mouth shut!

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Just a reminder of what happens most Sundays here in Jakarta.

laine said...

Do leaders of Muslim countries send out greetings to Christian nations at Christmas and Easter? If not, demand that our dhimmi leaders cease this non-reciprocated behavior immediately.