Pastor Terry Jones has finally burned a Koran. A trial was held in a small church in Florida, and the book was found guilty of crimes against humanity. The sentence was carried out by dousing the Koran with kerosene and burning it in a metal pan. Muslim outrage is already pouring in, and Hezbollah says the Obama administration is responsible, since it dared to permit such a blasphemous abomination on American soil.
Meanwhile the war in Libya is going… well, it’s hard to tell how it’s going. The participants are still arguing over a command structure, with the Italians threatening to withdraw the participation of their bases if command is not transferred to NATO. Prime Minister Berlusconi is hedging his bets with Moammar Ghedafi, just in case his old friend the Colonel manages to make it through this difficult period.
In other news, the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa is swamped with new refugees from North Africa. The UN has ordered the Italians to move some of them to other locations, and a group is even now being shipped to a larger facility in Sicily.
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