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Thursday, February 07, 2008

Oh it gets worse

The adoption of some aspects of Islamic sharia law in the UK "seems unavoidable", the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.


Dr Rowan Williams said there was a place for finding a "constructive accommodation" in areas such as marriage - allowing Muslim women to avoid western divorce proceedings.


Other religions enjoyed such tolerance of their own laws, he pointed out, but stressed that it could never be allowed to take precedence over an individual's rights as a citizen.


He said it would also require a change in perception of what sharia involved beyond the "inhumanity" of extreme punishments and attitudes to women seen in some Islamic states.


Dr Williams told BBC Radio 4's The World At One: "It seems unavoidable and, as a matter of fact, certain conditions of sharia are already recognised in our society and under our law, so it is not as if we are bringing in an alien and rival system.


"We already have in this country a number of situations in which the internal law of religious communities is recognised by the law of the land as justifying conscientious objections in certain circumstances."


Prime Minister Gordon Brown's spokesman insisted that British law would be based on British values, and Sharia law would be no justification for acting against national law. But he also said concessions could be made in specific instances, such as a relaxation of the law on stamp duty to avoid it being paid twice when Sharia-compliant mortgages were used by Muslims.


Mr Brown's spokesman said: "In relation to Sharia law, there are instances where the Government has made changes - for example, we have changed the regulation around stamp duty to include Sharia-compliant mortgages." They involve two transfers of property, so in theory stamp duty would be payable twice - but is in fact paid only once.


The spokesman went on: "Our general position is that Sharia law cannot be used as a justification for committing breaches of English law, nor should the principles of Sharia law be included in a civil court for resolving contractual disputes.


"If there are specific instances like stamp duty, where changes can be made in a way that's consistent with British law and British values, in a way to accommodate the values of fundamental Muslims, that is something the Government would look at. There is always going to be a debate about this issue."


Excuse me but . . . . . . . . . . . . if there are muslims in this country who are not happy with our laws there is a simple answer. There are 72 Muslim republics in the world they could move there.

Why are we thinking of changing our laws for foreigners. I have spent some time abroad and know that they would not change their laws for us.



Story: An arab driver with no insurance, licence or tax on his poorly maintained car crashed into an american. The police were called and the case went to court. Although the evedence was clear, the Arab was in the wrong, the case went against the American for two reasons:-

A: The arab had no money.

B: Had the American not been in Saudi the arab would never have hit the American.

There is a word for this kind of behavior, I thought corruption might fill the bill but it is much more than that. Racism may sort of say something near to the mark. Whatever it is it is rotten and it's the way these people want this country to be.

We should not stand for it. We should make sure our leaders know that we are not prepared to accept other peoples law in our country. Loudly

Friday, February 01, 2008

This would be nice

WOULDN'T IT BE GREAT TO TURN ON THE TV AND HEAR ANY U.S. PRESIDENT, DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN GIVE THE FOLLOWING SPEECH?

My Fellow Americans: As you all know, the defeat of Iraq regime has been completed.

Since congress does not want to spend any more money on this war, our mission in Iraq is complete.

This morning I gave the order for a complete removal of all American forces from Iraq. This action will be complete within 30 days. It is now time to begin the reckoning.

Before me, I have two lists. One list contains the names of countries which have stood by our side during the Iraq conflict. This list is short. The United Kingdom, Spain, Bulgaria, Australia, and Poland are some of the countries listed there.

The other list contains everyone not on the first list. Most of the world's nations are on that list. My press secretary will be distributing copies of both lists later this evening.

Let me start by saying that effective immediately, foreign aid to those nations on List 2 ceases immediately and indefinitely. The money saved during the first year alone will pretty much pay for the costs of the Iraqi war.

The American people are no longer going to pour money into third world Hell-holes and watch those government leaders grow fat on corruption.

Need help with a famine? Wrestling with an epidemic? Call France.

In the future, together with Congress, I will work to redirect this money toward solving the vexing social problems we still have at home. On that note, a word to terrorist organizations. Screw with us and we will hunt you down and eliminate you and all your friends from the face of the earth.

Thirsting for a gutsy country to terrorize? Try France, or maybe China.

I am ordering the immediate severing of diplomatic relations with France, Germany, and Russia. Thanks for all your help, comrades. We are retiring from NATO as well. Bon chance, mes amis.

I have instructed the Mayor of New York City to begin towing the many UN diplomatic vehicles located in Manhattan with more than two unpaid parking tickets to sites where those vehicles will be stripped, shredded and crushed. I don't care about whatever treaty pertains to this. You creeps have tens of thousands of unpaid tickets. Pay those tickets tomorrow or watch your precious Benzes, Beamers and limos be turned over to some of the finest chop shops in the world. I love New York

A special note to our neighbors. Canada is on List 2 Since we are likely to be seeing a lot more of each other, you folks might want to try not pissing us off for a change.

Mexico is also on List 2. President Fox and his entire corrupt government really need an attitude adjustment. I will have a couple extra tank and infantry divisions sitting around. Guess where I am going to put em? Yep, border security. So start doing something with your oil.

Oh, by the way, the United States is abrogating the NAFTA treaty - starting now.

We are tired of the one-way highway. Immediately, we'll be drilling for oil in Alaska - which will take care of this country's oil needs for decades to come. If you're an environmentalist who opposes this decision, I refer you to List 2 above: pick a country and move there. They care.

It is time for America to focus on its own welfare and its own citizens. Some will accuse us of isolationism. I answer them by saying, "darn tootin."

Nearly a century of trying to help folks live a decent life around the world has only earned us the undying enmity of just about everyone on the planet. It is time to eliminate hunger in America. It is time to eliminate homelessness in America. It is time to eliminate World Cup Soccer from America. To the nations on List 1, a final thought. Thanks guys. We owe you and we won't forget. To the nations on List 2, a final thought: You might want to learn to speak Arabic. God bless America. Thank you and good night. If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you are reading it in English, thank a soldier.

(Please forward this to at least ten friends and see what happens! Let's get this to every Allied computer!

This I don't believe

Today Pakistan announced that they have tested a missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

There will be tears before bedtime.

This is clearly a case of the "lunatics have taken over the asylum". The responsibility of managing a nuclear weapons system should never be left in the hands of a tribal midget like Pervez Musharraf.

He has proved he is not a responsible leader. He is not even a good man. Honour is not among his attributes nor is truth in his vocabulary.

World peace depends on many things. If I had to think of one thing I would stop to actually help WP it would be the removal of nuclear arsenals for the control of muppets like Mursharraf.