The Arab News reprints a column today by Chris McGreal of the anti-American, anti-semitic Guardian, entitled: "Does Israel Target Children?"
I can't stomach posting anything from this crap. I won't make you read it unless you want to click on the link above.
I will do two things.
1) via Little Green Footballs, here's one answer: "An 11-year-old Israeli girl was shot inside a car as she was traveling with her parents in the West Bank last night, a military source told The Jerusalem Post .
"The terror attack took place near the Jewish settlement of Itzhar, west of Nablus at 1:30 a.m.," the source said. "She was lightly wounded in her legs and the IDF evacuated her by helicopter to Belinson hospital in Petah Tikva where she is now receiving medical treatment."
There were four other passengers, including children, in the car who escaped injury, the source said. The car was damaged with numerous bullet holes penetrating its side."
2) here's my answer: No, hell no, fuck no. And fuck you Mr. McGreal for even conceiving of the question.
In 'Godless, capitalist' America we are currently debating how 'Gay Marriage' might or might not affect the institution of marriage (there's even a whole thread on this today at Daily Pundit). Why is this? Maybe one reason is because here in 'Godless, capitalist' America we actually enjoy being in love, being married, being romantic. It's just one more reason to appreciate living here in 'Godless, capitalist' America.
Of course in Islamic countries (where the 'Godless, capitalist' insult originates...except, of course, when it originates in France) they are the "Religion of Peace."
"...under Islamic law men are allowed to divorce their wives simply be saying the word 'talaq' - I divorce you - three times."
Nothing new about that, most people already knew this, most even know that the opposite of this is not true (that a woman can't divorce her husband as easily).
Here's the new twist though:
"The government's adviser on religious affairs, the man who counsels Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, said as long as the message was clear and unambiguous it was valid under Islamic Sharia law.
"SMS is just another form of writing," Dr Abdul Hamid Othman was quoted by the New Straits Times daily newspaper as saying.
The decision follows a Malaysian court's ruling on Thursday in favour of a man who served divorce on his wife via a text message.
Sharia judge Mohamad Fauzi Ismail declared that the divorce declaration was valid and that as such the marriage between the plaintiff Azida Fazlina Abdul Latif and defendant Shamsudin Latif was annulled, the Utusan Malaysia newspaper reported."
I believe this was immediately preceeded by Mr. Latif saying something along the lines of: "Hey, what's your phone number?"