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UK: Now schools are told to let Muslim girls wear head-to-toe 'burkinis' for swimming lessons
The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | June 23, 2007 | DANIEL BOFFEY

Posted on 06/23/2007 10:41:11 PM PDT by Stoat

Now schools are told to let Muslim girls wear head-to-toe 'burkinis' for swimming lessons

By DANIEL BOFFEY - More by this author » Last updated at 22:09pm on 23rd June 2007

  Schools have been told they should allow Muslim girls taking swimming lessons to cover themselves from head to toe in special outfits dubbed burkinis.

An increasing number of pupils are insisting that conventional swimming costumes are "immodest" and, citing religious grounds, have been refusing to wear them.

Now councillors in Ealing, West London, are encouraging local pools to stock the £29 Lycra "burkinis" and instructing local schools to let girls wear them.

Teachers have even been given details of an online swimwear company that will deliver the two-piece burka-like outfits, which cover every bit of skin from the ankle to the neck and come with a head covering to conceal the hair.

 

Burkini

Official approval: A model shows off her burkini

The burkini is recommended in a document from Ealing council's Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education, which says it wants to encourage "success through diversity".

One of the authors of the report, Nora Leonard, said: "The guidance suggests that the pools allow these burkinis and I have spoken to the firm which runs our pools and they are all in favour of it."

About a quarter of pupils in the area are Muslim and the burkini idea was approved to prevent girls trying to cover their bodies with other, unsuitable clothing during swimming lessons.

"Schools are being encouraged to allow burkinis because of that," Ms Leonard said.

The burkini was designed by an Australian after a group of lifeguards began a drive to recruit more Islamic lifeguards, particularly women, following violent clashes in 2005 between Lebanese Muslim teenagers and white Australians on Sydney's Cronulla beach.

Ealing has also put forward a string of other proposals to help schools meet the needs of Muslim pupils, including setting aside designated "quiet" areas for prayer and honouring "a parent's written request to take their child to the mosque for part of the afternoon".

Schools are also told that it is "good practice" to "reassure parents that their children would not be asked to join in with songs that contradict Islamic belief (eg Christmas carols or hymns) or perform music that could be considered to promote lust, seduction, unrestricted mixing and consumption of drugs, alcohol or other intoxicants".

The report adds: "As a general rule, forms of dance such as ballet, jazz, tango and disco are unacceptable if performed in a mixed environment."

There have been controversial demands from the Muslim Council of Britain for Islamic schoolchildren to be given separate changing rooms for sports and swimming, single-sex classes for sex education, prayer rooms, new rights to Islamic worship and different uniform rules.

The National Association of Head Teachers has dismissed the demands as "completely undo-able".

The suggestions come at a time when the Government is trying to eliminate segregation and encourage "British" values to tackle extremism.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: burkinis; dhimmitude; enemywithin; infiltration; islam; muslim; muslims; muslimwomen; swimming; swimmingforallah; swimminglessons
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There have been controversial demands from the Muslim Council of Britain for Islamic schoolchildren to be given separate changing rooms for sports and swimming, single-sex classes for sex education, prayer rooms, new rights to Islamic worship and different uniform rules.

The National Association of Head Teachers has dismissed the demands as "completely undo-able".

Bravo!  Hopefully this principled stand won't cause the National Association of Head-Teachers' offices to be firebombed.

 

1 posted on 06/23/2007 10:41:13 PM PDT by Stoat
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To: Stoat

Now maybe if they could sew some rocks or tire weights into those outfits....


2 posted on 06/23/2007 10:46:56 PM PDT by Cogadh na Sith (Banning Bread and Circuses is the New Bread and Circuses....)
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To: Stoat

Burkinis! Sweeeet. Playboy will have the full burkini spread in the August issue. Can’t wait.


3 posted on 06/23/2007 10:47:08 PM PDT by saganite (Billions and billions and billions----and that's just the NASA budget!)
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To: saganite
Burkinis! Sweeeet. Playboy will have the full burkini spread in the August issue. Can’t wait.

"......which cover every bit of skin from the ankle to the neck and come with a head covering to conceal the hair. "

We all know what a turn-on Chlorine-soaked hair is.....turns muzzie men into unstoppable sex-monsters.

What animals.

4 posted on 06/23/2007 10:54:12 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Stoat
The outline of the tramp’s peroneus brevis is clearly visible.
5 posted on 06/23/2007 10:54:22 PM PDT by Peelod (I do renounce Hillary! and all her pomps and works.)
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To: Stoat
Then their next move is for muslim swimmers to have their very own halal pool, free of infidels.

Oh by the way, they have their very own infidel-free Teen magazine now. Imagine the cover blurbs...

• Going Out In Style
• You're The Bomb!
• No Hair, New You

6 posted on 06/23/2007 10:55:43 PM PDT by BigFinn
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To: Peelod
The outline of the tramp’s peroneus brevis is clearly visible.

I suppose we can expect the Daily Mail's offices to be blown up because they printed such an obscene photograph which disrespects Islam.

"gag"

7 posted on 06/23/2007 10:57:11 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Stoat
They want:

single-sex classes for sex education

Many parents would agree on that. Sex education is ever more specific, and delievered to very young children. At least dividing the children into boys and girls for separate classes gives some grounds to modesty.

8 posted on 06/23/2007 11:00:10 PM PDT by BlackVeil
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To: BigFinn
Then their next move is for muslim swimmers to have their very own halal pool, free of infidels.

I'm surprised that they haven't demanded that already. (Maybe they have?)

Oh by the way, they have their very own infidel-free Teen magazine now.

That mag won't last long.  The pictures show harlots exposing their lips and hair!

A disgrace! An insult to Islam and Allah!

 Imagine the cover blurbs...

• Going Out In Style
• You're The Bomb!
• No Hair, New You

LMAO!!!

9 posted on 06/23/2007 11:03:02 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: BlackVeil
They want:

single-sex classes for sex education

Many parents would agree on that. Sex education is ever more specific, and delievered to very young children. At least dividing the children into boys and girls for separate classes gives some grounds to modesty.

That's they way it was done in my elementary school in Seattle in the late sixties / early seventies.  The boys were taken out to another classroom.

10 posted on 06/23/2007 11:06:25 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: All

WHY in the world is it called a “burkini”??? It should be called a “burksuit”. Silly!


11 posted on 06/23/2007 11:09:26 PM PDT by jackibutterfly
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To: Stoat

I think Islam is afraid of the beauty of the female form.


12 posted on 06/23/2007 11:10:36 PM PDT by Petronski (imwithfred.com)
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To: Stoat
Normally when you put someone in a bag and throw them in the water a crime is involved.
13 posted on 06/23/2007 11:14:06 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (You "abort" bad missile launches and carrier landings. Not babies.)
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To: jackibutterfly
WHY in the world is it called a “burkini”??? It should be called a “burksuit”. Silly!

Agreed.  It's a terrible insult to the proud and honorable Bikini.

Raquel Welch should lodge a complaint.....

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14 posted on 06/23/2007 11:14:28 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Petronski
I think Islam is afraid of the beauty of the female form.

Ya think?

Duh....

L

15 posted on 06/23/2007 11:17:28 PM PDT by Lurker (Comparing moderate islam to extremist islam is like comparing small pox to plague.)
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To: Petronski
I think Islam is afraid of the beauty of the female form.

They are indeed....there are centuries of proof of this, involving muzzie men going nuts in myriad ways which often involve the breathtakingly brutal death of any female in the vicinity.

16 posted on 06/23/2007 11:20:37 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: BigCinBigD
Normally when you put someone in a bag and throw them in the water a crime is involved.

LMAO  !!

17 posted on 06/23/2007 11:24:40 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Stoat
Horrible! (/shudder)


18 posted on 06/23/2007 11:26:54 PM PDT by Dumpster Baby ("Hope somebody finds me before the rats do .....")
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To: Dumpster Baby
Horrible! (/shudder)

Agreed, although your pic is intriguing  :-)

Will special, segregated Muzzie Olympics be next because they

 

19 posted on 06/23/2007 11:35:23 PM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Peelod

I was going to comment on the paradox of the photographic attempt to portray as sexy and playful a costume designed to enforce an extreme concept of modesty.

I think this is representative of the larger unwillingness to accept the Islamist incursion for what it is.


20 posted on 06/24/2007 12:18:10 AM PDT by dr_lew
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To: Petronski

I’m all in favor of making these stylish burkinis in pig skin leather. Anyone else?


21 posted on 06/24/2007 12:18:38 AM PDT by CheyennePress
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To: CheyennePress
I’m all in favor of making these stylish burkinis in pig skin leather. Anyone else?

Agreed, and also have a report released stating that the addition of bacon grease to the chlorine in public swimming pools dramatically reduces measured bacteria and urges all pool operators to adopt this new additive in their pool hygiene regimen.

22 posted on 06/24/2007 12:25:28 AM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: CheyennePress

Go for it.


23 posted on 06/24/2007 12:27:38 AM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Stoat
Britain seems hopelessly enfeebled by their own inconsistencies.

An American Expat in Southeast Asia

24 posted on 06/24/2007 12:28:19 AM PDT by expatguy (http://laotze.blogspot.com/)
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To: jackibutterfly

I wonder why the pockets are for the explosives in the burkini?? We all know the muzzies can’t have clothing without places to hide their bombs.


25 posted on 06/24/2007 12:34:00 AM PDT by antiunion person (NOTICE: Tie a rock around the muzzies neck before swimming.)
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To: Dumpster Baby

“Horrible! (/shudder)”

Ah, don’t sweat the small stuff. I’m more worried that they will pad the breast cups so no nipples will show when they get wet!


26 posted on 06/24/2007 1:01:21 AM PDT by Birdsbane (If You Are Employed By A Liberal Democrat...Quit!)
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To: Stoat
     

 

 


27 posted on 06/24/2007 1:07:57 AM PDT by HAL9000
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To: HAL9000

28 posted on 06/24/2007 1:42:36 AM PDT by Westlander (Unleash the Neutron Bomb)
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To: Stoat

There is something sexually wrong with militant muslim men. Any guy who would prefer his woman to wear a head-to-toe Ninja suit at the beach rather than a bikini has got to be sexually ambiguous and confused, at the very least.

It is doubtful that even intensive therapy could help him.


29 posted on 06/24/2007 2:19:43 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter
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To: Stoat

England is sooooooooo screwed.


30 posted on 06/24/2007 2:38:16 AM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: Stoat

5-4-3-2-1

31 posted on 06/24/2007 2:48:29 AM PDT by endthematrix (a globalized and integrated world - which is coming, one way or the other. - Hillary)
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To: Stoat
Schools are also told that it is "good practice" to "reassure parents that their children would not be asked to join in with songs that contradict Islamic belief (eg Christmas carols or hymns) or perform music that could be considered to promote lust, seduction, unrestricted mixing and consumption of drugs, alcohol or other intoxicants".

I wonder which of those are violated by the old song, "Froggy Went A-Courting"

32 posted on 06/24/2007 2:58:30 AM PDT by TN4Liberty (Ask any farmer... Good fences make good neighbors.)
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To: TN4Liberty
Pop Quiz, folks.


OR


C'mon Lads. Which picture fits, and which one doesn't?

Militant muslims obviously like their women to look like Telly-Tubbies. Crikey! Imagine spending a romantic nite with Tinky-Winky! 'Strewth, it doesn't bear thinking about!

Shivers -- there's something wrong with these blokes.

That's just plain perverted! It's SICK!!!
33 posted on 06/24/2007 3:30:56 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter
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To: DieHard the Hunter

They don’t want to be distracted by meaningless things like having sex when there are infidels that need killin.

And from the look on the face of the dame dressed in blue, they might be right!!


34 posted on 06/24/2007 3:38:37 AM PDT by djf (Bush's legacy: Way more worried about Iraqs borders than our own!!! A once great nation... sad...)
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To: Stoat

I don’t see anything wrong with allowing students to wear “burkinis”, provide they pay for their own and do not demand that everyone else wear one.


35 posted on 06/24/2007 3:45:32 AM PDT by knuthom
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To: djf

> They don’t want to be distracted by meaningless things like having sex when there are infidels that need killin.

It would serve ‘em right if their 72 Virgins were all dressed in Burqinis, then. ‘Strewth! Who could resist? That opportunity would be enough to inspire me to blow myself to smithereens ay!/s


36 posted on 06/24/2007 3:47:27 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter
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To: HAL9000

Thank you HAL9000,
I was wondering when someone was gonna show Kerry in his condom costume.


37 posted on 06/24/2007 3:54:58 AM PDT by BuffaloJack
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To: djf

> They don’t want to be distracted by meaningless things like having sex when there are infidels that need killin.

OK I have tried to put myself into their context. So, I’m imagining myself seducing Tinky-Winky, with the intention of taking our liaison to the next step...

...nope. It just doesn’t work for me. Sorry!


38 posted on 06/24/2007 4:25:37 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter
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To: Stoat
I find it interesting the Brits are finally getting a bit of a spine and saying "No", perhaps they have a small chance...

Once again we have a religion demanding changes to accommodate their cultural norms rather than the other way around to assimilate into the culture.

Here in the US this is even more so evident at a sport that is high end and at the margins if you will, figure skating.

It is in an arena such as this you get to see the melting pot in action. Kids of diverse cultures come and excel at this sport, it truly is an example of how legal immigration works and once given freedom the desire to succeed is finally allowed to surface and that it is at the heart of all men. It is just that many cultures and political systems do not let it rise to the surface. On a sad note, of all the ice skating competitions I have attended in the mid-west in the last 5 years or so, I have only seen ONE competitor obviously of the muslim faith in fully covered outfit. If we look to the margins as a microcosm of what is occurring in regards to assimilation, from my non scientific observations, much work is yet to be done. On the flip side of that coin does this faith have to look inward and have a reformation and rethink all their rules that are an increasingly a source of friction with host countries and cultures that they are hell bent on wedging into in their image.

39 posted on 06/24/2007 4:28:14 AM PDT by taildragger
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To: Stoat
I have no problem whatsoever with Muslim women wanting to be modest while swimming, That's their free choice.

The burkini was designed by an Australian after a group of lifeguards began a drive to recruit more Islamic lifeguards, particularly women, following violent clashes in 2005 between Lebanese Muslim teenagers and white Australians on Sydney's Cronulla beach.

This pisses me off! Instead of appeasing these teenagers, they should have ARRESTED THEM.

40 posted on 06/24/2007 5:02:11 AM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: Stoat
And the PC INSANITY continues. Those getups should add 20 seconds or so to the old 100 yard freestyle.

Political Correctness: ”A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.”

By spreading this definition around, perhaps we can employ one of the more effective methods of deflating and defeating the fools who practice and promote it: RIDICULE.

Unless stopped – and soon – PC will DESTROY Western Civilization -- if it hasn’t already.

PASS IT ON!!

(Credit hereby given to my late cousin Karl Benton Clark for either creating this definition or bringing it to my attention)

41 posted on 06/24/2007 5:21:39 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Stoat
Can't imagine that they are comfortable to wear in 90 degree heat.

Such repression of women's rights in these mideast countries, and we're considered the bad guys by the liberal establishment?

42 posted on 06/24/2007 5:23:05 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: DieHard the Hunter; Stoat
Funny!

Working this summer as the naturalist at our local county park, we have plenty of bathing beauties down by the beach.

Too often though we need to inspect for wood ticks. Damn... someone's gotta do it! ;)

G'day Mate!

Something you might enjoy from one of my favorite Australian singers:

http://www.rolfharrisjukebox.com/

Sun Arise is still one of my all time favorites!

43 posted on 06/24/2007 5:29:10 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: dr_lew

And the focus of the photograph on the foot and ankle, one of the few bits of skin showing.


44 posted on 06/24/2007 5:35:31 AM PDT by Greg F (<><)
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To: Stoat

There are American companies that manufacture and sell similar
outfits.Some of these have bloomers to the ankle, multiple layers, sleeves, etc.


45 posted on 06/24/2007 5:36:28 AM PDT by voiceinthewind
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To: Stoat

Her ankles are showing! How scandalous! The whore!

46 posted on 06/24/2007 5:40:40 AM PDT by lowbridge ("The mainstream media IS the Democratic Party." - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: DieHard the Hunter
There is something sexually wrong with militant muslim men. Any guy who would prefer his woman to wear a head-to-toe Ninja suit at the beach rather than a bikini has got to be sexually ambiguous and confused, at the very least.

Agreed, but unfortunately it doesn't appear to be interfering with their rat-like reproductive rate.

It is doubtful that even intensive therapy could help him.

I suppose that success depends upon which specific 'therapeutic' philosophy is implemented.....

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America's Armed Forces.....providing therapy to those in need for over two hundred years.

47 posted on 06/24/2007 9:26:24 AM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: TN4Liberty
Schools are also told that it is "good practice" to "reassure parents that their children would not be asked to join in with songs that contradict Islamic belief (eg Christmas carols or hymns) or perform music that could be considered to promote lust, seduction, unrestricted mixing and consumption of drugs, alcohol or other intoxicants".

I wonder which of those are violated by the old song, "Froggy Went A-Courting"

One thing that we can count on....the muzzies will ALWAYS find a way to be offended.

That is, until all non-muzzies are dead.

48 posted on 06/24/2007 9:35:01 AM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: knuthom
I don’t see anything wrong with allowing students to wear “burkinis”, provide they pay for their own and do not demand that everyone else wear one.

It wouldn't be of any concern to anyone if that was the only thing being demanded, but it's only one small part of the Muslim goal to remake the rest of the world into their twisted, Sharia-inspired vision.

From the article:

"There have been controversial demands from the Muslim Council of Britain for Islamic schoolchildren to be given separate changing rooms for sports and swimming, single-sex classes for sex education, prayer rooms, new rights to Islamic worship and different uniform rules"

The goal is not assimilation, but conquest and domination.

 

49 posted on 06/24/2007 9:43:54 AM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: Northern Yankee
Can't imagine that they are comfortable to wear in 90 degree heat.

I have not noticed any evidence that muzzie men have the slightest regard for the comfort and dignity of women.

Such repression of women's rights in these mideast countries, and we're considered the bad guys by the liberal establishment?

The Left will always overlook every other evil in the world and focus solely upon the West, because it is the most successful culture in the history of the world and is therefore the greatest threat to the repression and totalitarianism that the Left wishes to inflict upon the rest of us.

50 posted on 06/24/2007 9:51:12 AM PDT by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2008: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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