Saudi clerics want to restrict women praying at Mecca By Andrew Hammond “RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi clerics want to impose restrictions on women praying at Islam’s holiest shrine in Mecca, one of the few places where male and female worshippers can intermingle. But women activists in Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of the religion where a [Continue]
Turning Muslim in Texas . People reverting to Islam in Texas. – Google Video Note that it says reverting. Islamic belief holds that everyone is born a muslim. So these people are not becoming muslims, they already are, they’re just reverting back to practicing muslims. While I was in Abu Dhabi I went to a [Continue]
“Uhm. Profiling works. Men over 60 are more likely to have a heart attack than anyone else; smokers are more likely to have lung cancer; young men with long hair and glazed eyes are more likely to smoke marijuana; Muslims are more likely to explode. Ignoring this is stupid.” –The Racoon
Zanizibar Muslim leader: Ban Freddie Mercury party “ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (AP) — A huge beach party to honor late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury must be stopped because the Zanzibar-born rock star was gay, a Muslim leader said Thursday. Mercury, who died of AIDS in 1991, violated Islam with his flamboyant lifestyle, said Azan Khalid of Zanzibar’s [Continue]
My 6-year-old was traumatized Bryan Flynn 8/18/2006 2:39:37 PM “On Tuesday, August 8, I took my family out to Danielís for groceries. I have a 6-year-old daughter who learned how to read from the Barney and Friends book series. As we stepped out of the family van, she was very excited to see a Barney [Continue]
We now have a Lee Challenger press, a RCBS Rockchucker press, .45ACP, .38/.357 dies, two scales, an electric powder tricker, a foster case trimmer, a chronograph, a dial caliper, case lube, three impact bullet removers, and some other stuff. Should be able to reload fairly easily with all of it. Looking for a tumbler to [Continue]
wow. Translated (badly) Japanese site with lots and lots of origami guns How cool is that?
google sight seeing Wandering about the globe via google earth, never leavingthe confort of your computer screen, yet finding cool stuff to see. Like ship wrecks, downed drug planes, strange ginormous triangles and the worlds largest conveyor belt.
Photog who shot Iwo Jima flag-raising dies “Photographer Joe Rosenthal, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his immortal image of six World War II servicemen raising an American flag over battle-scarred Iwo Jima, died Sunday. He was 94. Rosenthal died of natural causes at an assisted living facility in the San Francisco suburb of Novato, [Continue]
Hikaru dorodango “Hikaru dorodango are balls of mud, molded by hand into perfect spheres, dried, and polished to an unbelievable luster. The process is simple, but the result makes it seem like alchemy. A traditional pastime among the children of Japan, the exact origin of hikaru dorodango is unknown. The tradition was dying out until [Continue]
AKS-74U Shorty Assault Rifle “Category: AK-47 Rifles (and copies) Model: AKS-74U Shorty Assault Rifle Seller Stock #: 100 Price: $200.00 Seller: Ian. Paul H Seller Info: Return Policy: 3 Days Shipping Terms: Actual Cost (See boxes below to contact) State: NY Description: Fully operational.This assault rifle is outfitted with the PBS silent fire device and [Continue]
John McCain Breaks McCain-Feingold Law “Hotline On Call today reports that John McCain will be raising money for Adjudant General Stan Spears in South Carolina. However the fundraiser violates the law he helped write. The invitation says that the “minimum donation requested is $100” and says nothing about the maximum. The law that McCain wrote [Continue]
When I traveled to Thilo & Kirstens wedding in 2004, I carried my soft sided suitcase inside a US Army duffel bag. That’s how I carried stuff to and from the UAE, Europe, and Colombia. It let’s me carry two bags in the space of only one, so if I end up needing another bag [Continue]
Give Us Shari’a, UK Muslim Leaders Tell Gov’t “British Muslim leaders meeting with government representatives to discuss ways of combating extremism are calling for the establishment of Islamic law (shari’a) to govern Muslims’ family life. “We told her if you give us religious rights, we will be in a better position to convince [Muslim] young [Continue]
Operation Downfall was the planned invasion of the Japanese mainland. “Estimated casualties for Downfall Given the Japanese predilection for fanatical resistance, the fact that Japanese civilians were being encouraged to become suicide attackers, and the large number of Japanese troops to be faced, high casualties were seen to be inevitable, but nobody knew with certainty [Continue]
pictures taken at Tulsa of a plane hitting a fuel truck!
On this, the second day of school here, let’s not forget what happened on the first day of school in a little town called Beslan, Russia, two years ago. The School “SEPTEMBER 1. AFTERNOON. THE GYM. Kazbek Misikov stared at the bomb hanging above his family. It was a simple device, a plastic bucket packed [Continue]
Wannabe anarchists wearing Guy Fawkes masks manufactured in China as promotional items for the corporate-financed pro-anarchism film V for Vendetta. Had to laugh out loud when I read that one. The rest of the photos are disturbing.
The current President Bush needs to repeal the 1989 ban on importation of non-sporting assault rifles. This executive order, signed by his father, prohibits bringing in semi-automatic firearms that are considered non-sporting. The problem is that “sporting” is not defined, so it’s up to the ATF to determine what is and is not sporting. I [Continue]