Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/15/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/15/2010The United States Justice Department is attempting to construct a conspiracy case against Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. If Mr. Assange worked with the person who released the leaked classified American material, or actually encouraged the unauthorized release of the material, he could be indicted for conspiracy under American law. Whether he could actually be extradited to stand trial in the USA, however, is another matter entirely.

In other news, a bar in the South Wales city of Swansea has come under fire from anti-racism activists for advertising a drink known as the “Suicide Bomber”. The concoction is made from absinthe and pineapple juice, and is said to be offensive to Muslims and anyone who has been a victim of violence.

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Zenster said...


Islamic Finance Body Okays France’s Sukuk Model

Islamic law proscribes the paying of interest for a service as well as speculation, and prohibits investment in sectors such as pornography, gambling, weaponry, alcohol or pork products. [emphasis added]

Effing priceless. So, where does the effing Muslim "weaponry" come from? Does the effing Muslim tooth fairy stuff the AK-47s under their effing fluffy little sodding effing pillows?

Exactly effing who are forbidden to manufacture or possess said effing "weaponry"? The effing kufr or, far be it from effing me to guess, the effing Muslims themselves?

Go effing guess!

In Hoc Signo Vinces† said...

In hoc signo vinces

His answer was: to them, communism represents a means of developing an organized monopoly of large scale industries into a manageable, administrable unit

So presumably that "administrable unit" would be a political entity and take the form of communist totalitarianism is that what is being said here and what is the response of American conservatives?

Adam Keller אדם קלר said...

Final words from Adam Keller to all who in the past two weeks followed and/or participated in the intense debates raging on the threads "Is Opposition to Islam a Sign of Racism?" and "The Law of the Land".

Baron Bodissey has now closed off the second of these threads. Though I had quite a lot more which I could and would have said in many more rounds of these debates, I accept the Baron's verdict. It is time for me to return to my own business here in Israel and get out of your hair.

Being involved for two weeks in "Gates of Vienna" was a very interesting if not always pleasant experience for me. I hope that even those who found my views very offensive could say as much. I wish you all the best, even though I can't in honesty wish you success in the enterprise you are engaged in.

Sagunto, if you want to exchange a private word from time to time, you are welcome to write me at <>. It was a pleasure to debate with you – which is an experience I don’t have too often, and to be appreciated. (Also the others are welcome to write me, if they want).

Bye, Adam Keller