Saturday, May 21, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 5/21/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 5/21/2011A suicide bomber blew himself up in a military hospital in Afghanistan, killing six people and wounding another twenty-six. The Taliban claimed credit for the bombing, saying that it was in retaliation for the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

In other news, the controversial proposed mosque in Murfreesboro, Tennessee has received a building permit, and construction on it will begin soon. Meanwhile, both houses of the Tennessee legislature have passed a bill that increases penalties for supporting a terrorist organization, and places limits on the application of foreign law in the state. It now awaits the governor’s signature.

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Thanks to 4symbols, AC, C. Cantoni, Fjordman, Insubria, JD, Jerry Gordon, Nick, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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