Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/30/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/30/2010A movie about Barack Obama’s childhood opened today in Indonesia. It features the future president defending himself against bullies, but also shows how he eventually develops his skills for negotiation and compromise. A 12-year-old mixed-race actor plays the Child Barry. In unrelated news, President Obama is pledging to spend $160 million to aid education in Indonesia, and says he will work to help Indonesia fight climate change.

In other news, Chechen police have been using paintball guns to target unveiled women when they show themselves on the streets. Official posters notify offenders that this is just a warning, and more severe punishment will ensue if women do not conform with recently imposed sharia rules.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Caroline Glick, CSP, Fjordman, Gaia, Henrik, heroyalwhyness, JD, JP2, Mary Abdelmassih, TB, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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