Mar 21, 2008 4:06 pm


It makes sense for those now iconic cartoons to foremost in the mind of the man who drew them. Poor Mr. Kurt Westergaard is in his 5th safe house, reports the NYT and the organized outrage continues.

It is certainly thriving in Pakistan. One may assume that Pakistan has more to worry about than a bunch of Danish cartoon, but unfortunately nothing can be further from the truth.

When they are not busy murdering teachers, Thai Muslims also protest. And how can righteous Sudan not complain? Indeed, its president promises that"not a single Danish foot will from now on desecrate the land of Sudan."

Given the price of oil, it is less surprising to find the UAR government protest to Denmark over cartoon

Hence, Osama's latest radio missive.

This talk of mine is to you and concerns the insulting drawings and your negligence in spite of the opportunity presented to take the necessary measures to prevent their being repeated.

To begin, I tell you: hostility between human beings is very old, but the intelligent ones among the nations in all eras have been keen to observe the etiquettes of dispute and the morals of fighting. . . .

Although our tragedy in your killing of our women and children is a very great one, it paled when you went overboard in your unbelief and freed yourselves of the etiquettes of dispute and fighting and went to the extent of publishing these insulting drawings.

This is the greater and more serious tragedy, and reckoning for it will be more severe.

Then came your publishing of these drawings, which came in the framework of a new Crusade in which the Pope of the Vatican has played a large, lengthy role. . . .

The answer is what you see, not what you hear, and may our mothers be bereaved of us if we fail to help the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).

I wish I could be certain that too many Europeans are not shaking in their boots.

Some do stand up. Czechs seem to remember the Prague Spring and posters featuring the cartoon with an exploding turban appeared all over the Bruno."Freedom is not for free," it declared and was signed by"Friends of Freedom of Speech."

The Czech Foreign Ministry condemned all actions insulting religious beliefs or inciting hatred.

In Kuwait, unidentified citizens and lawyers are taking their government to court for failing to ‘sack’ the Ambassador of Denmark to Kuwait.

To be continued . . .

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Pam Siegfried - 3/22/2008

Said the Prophet "It shames me to see
such things to the honor of me.
By Allah's own urgin's
I'm nixing the virgins.
-Muhammad-" Peace unto He.