Sunday, 25 May 2008


US strike 'kills Iraqi civilians' (BBC News, Thursday, 22 May 2008)

It is likely this is the first and last report we will receive about the latest atrocity committed by our 'allies', under the guise of 'collateral damage'. Note that two children were among those who died.

What the Maddie circus is concerned, May has been a relatively quiet month, but still, there were BBC News articles about the McCann girl on May 24, May 14, May 12, May 7, May 6, May 3 (three articles), May 2 (two articles), May 1 (three articles). All this for one child, who has been missing for over a year.

At the moment, the Americans seem more concerned about the Koran shooting incident than about human lives:

Bush apology for Koran shooting (BBC News, Tuesday, 20 May 2008)

Also in some parts of the Islamic world, aforementioned bundle of paper with the ramblings of a 7th century psychopath takes precedence over the value of human lives:

Three die in Afghan Koran protest (BBC News, Thursday, 22 May 2008)

Not that this should come as a surprise. Consider e.g.:

Nigeria teacher dies 'over Koran' (BBC News, Wednesday, 21 March 2007)

To see things in perspective, remember that whenever someone is foolish enough to try to bring a Bible into Saudi Arabia, it is confiscated at the airport and unceremoniously shredded. If someone is foolish enough to bring more than one Bible, he or she is in for a lot of trouble indeed.

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