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Here we go again. – Part Eight

Posted by Big John on June 13, 2014

These days it is not possible, in this country, to pick up a newspaper or turn on the TV news without seeing or hearing the words .. Muslim .. Islam .. Sharia Law .. Mosque .. Koran .. etc.

Recently these words have mostly been used in news stories about religion being taught in schools, although why there should be such a fuss made over the ‘brainwashing’ of young children in Islamic schools is beyond me, when the Roman Catholics, Jews and others have been doing it to youngsters for years !

Now the media has suddenly re-discovered the bloody mess that is the Middle East. You know, that part of the world which George Bush and Tony Blair opened up to ‘democracy’, and where the people so benefitted from ‘The Arab Spring’ !

Why has it, once again, hit the headlines ? .. Well, as if .. al-Qaeda .. Jihad .. Boko Haram .. etc. weren’t enough, the press has something new to scare the shit out of us … “ISIS” !

Not a very pleasant bunch of (religious) people ! .. but, then again, you should ‘be careful what you wish for’, when you meddle in matters you know very little about, so let us hope that President Obama (unlike old ‘Dubya’) knows a ‘Shia’ from a ‘Sunni’, when he utters such statements as …

…   “I don’t rule out anything” !

4 Responses to “Here we go again. – Part Eight”

  1. Grannymar said

    Now go easy, You are having a break with a cup full of footie! If you like that sort of thing. ;)

  2. rummuser said

    Brilliant! Why Obama? Let us hope that someone understands what is going on and where it will all lead to. I don’t rule our anything either! Not that Obama or the Saudis would care!

  3. Ginnie said

    What a mess Dubya and Chaney put us in and now Pres. Obama gets all the flack. He inherited an absolute mess and I doubt if anyone could do much better than he is doing … on all fronts.

  4. Gabbygeezer said

    Agree, Ginnie. He is taking a lot of guff for doing a good job.

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