Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/4/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/4/2012Reversing decades of official American government policy, but confirming everything we’ve always suspected about President Hussein, the Obama administration has decided that it will do outreach to and work with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

Is our president a Muslim? What difference does it make?

In economic news, a French government minister says the EU will impose a financial transaction tax by the end of the year, despite the opposition of the British government. Across the Atlantic, the sovereign debt of the United States surpassed 100% of GDP just before the end of last year.

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4 thoughts on “Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/4/2012

  1. Not related to the march of Islam but nonetheless I wanted to share a wonderful example of cultural enrichment that has made it into the MSM, even into The Guardian:

    It is hardly the first time this has happened in London.


  2. “The jury was told the belief in kindoki – the Lingala word for sorcery – was pervasive in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Expert witnesses in the trial would make clear there was ‘no provision in Congolese life and culture for the maltreatment and abuse of children’, Altman said. ‘However, if the practice of kindoki is dislocated from the control of churches in the Congo, and the supervisory influence of religious leaders, then it may take on a feral and, indeed, evil character, as we suggest it did here.'”

    Two relevant points:

    1) Is this person really serious that kindoki (sorcery) – by which we can only assume to mean as the exorcism of kindoki – is fine if supervised by Congolese churches?

    2) If people from the Congo need to be ‘supervised’ by Congolese churches to avoid feral murders of children, then we are very happy to oblige! Send them all home – to their actual spiritual home.

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