New Jihad Watch: Footbaths on the March

posted at 8:50 am on September 19, 2007 by Bryan

The Indianapolis airport has joined several other airports and universities in installing footbaths, at taxpayer expense, for Muslims to use in preparation for their prayers. Robert Spencer brings us the story.

Don’t forget to read Robert’s excellent Blogging the Qur’an series, with new posts arriving each Sunday morning.

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Will the Indianapolis Airport be installing a Talmud study library, with a complete set of Talmudic texts, so that anyone who wants to study the rabbinic texts — for religious or non-religious reasons — can do so?

aunursa on September 19, 2007 at 8:58 AM

Someone in the area should organize a footwashing protest by having hundreds line up well before the time for muzzies to do their footwashing, and keep the chain going well past the muzzie footwashing time. Since this is for public use, and all.

Sensei Ern on September 19, 2007 at 9:01 AM

I would like a small Christian chapel where I could pray before flights that no suspicious-acting muslims would be on board my flight, spouting “Allah this and Allah that”, putting their seatbelt extenders on the floor, and moving about the cabin speaking in Arabic with each other.

Qzsusy on September 19, 2007 at 9:02 AM

As far as I can tell, these footbaths can not be for Muslims, but must be for everyone. Restricting the use of public facilities to those of a certain faith is surely unconstitutional, and will not stand up in court. The only way to stop this is to have non-muslims demand to use them, and take it to court when muslims and their PC defenders cry foul.

Big S on September 19, 2007 at 9:04 AM

Question: If these foot baths were routinely used to perform Christian baptisms, would they then be removed?

kjspeedial on September 19, 2007 at 9:06 AM

I can’t tell you how great it was to have a small chapel to pray in while stuck at Minneapolis Airport for seven hours. Especially in dealing with the delays. Or having a pilot-led Bible study in the San Francisco Airport after they cancelled flight after flight for no apparent reason.

You know, I think I may have hallucinated that. I think I spent those hours, drinking Starbucks and reading People Magazine. And trying not to punch the obnoxious guy sitting next to me in the face (if I didn’t want your number the first time, why would I want it the 80th time?).

P.S. We infidels would probably get the crap kicked out of us if we even tried to go near the footbaths. Although I could have really used a Pedicure after being in an airport for any period of time.

mjk on September 19, 2007 at 9:09 AM

Why stop there? Let’s ban all pork products from airports to accomodate the Muslims and Jews, Beef products to accomodate the Hindus, Chicken products to accomodate vegitarians, ready-to-go prepackaged products should be banned to accomodate the global warming crowd, leather in any form should be banned to accomodate the vegans…… etc.

A “tolerant” society is built on the idea that all are equal. Special accomodation where none should be expected is the first step down a slippery slope.

highhopes on September 19, 2007 at 9:09 AM

The Indianapolis airport has joined several other airports and universities in installing footbaths, at taxpayer expense, for Muslims to use in preparation for their prayers hijacking of the planes.

Fixed… and just freaking great. Now it’s A-ok for these fanatics to wash up and pray loudly before an audience of their fellow passengers and freak everyone out.

4shoes on September 19, 2007 at 9:12 AM

I would like a small Christian chapel where I could pray before flights

I’ve seen at least one chapel within an airport, but can’t remember which. I’ve never flown into, out of, or through Indianapolis.

I have no problem with footbaths in airports. After all, when you’re a big foot, they’re quite welcome :)

Does this also mean we’re going to see Catholic holy water dispensers, Buddhist prayer wheels, etc.?

Bigfoot on September 19, 2007 at 9:14 AM

I can’t tell you how great it was to have a small chapel to pray in while stuck at Minneapolis Airport for seven hours.

This could just be the defense Larry Craig needs. I wasn’t trolling for sex, I was looking for the small chapel.

highhopes on September 19, 2007 at 9:15 AM

Speaking of Blogging the Qu’ran do you think it would be possible to give them their own section in the Archive?

JasonG on September 19, 2007 at 9:26 AM

JasonG on September 19, 2007 at 9:26 AM

That’s not a bad idea. But for now, you can catch up on the series by going to the initial post. At the bottom it has links to the entire series.

Bryan on September 19, 2007 at 9:29 AM

Let’s add another basin where Muslims can go soak their heads.

Because the problem is there, not their feet.

No capitulation to intolerance.

profitsbeard on September 19, 2007 at 9:37 AM

I assume that if we “infidels” used the footbaths they would then become “unclean” and thereby unable to be used by Muslims. Hmmmm….. Don a head-thingie and wash the bacon grease off your hands.

Qzsusy on September 19, 2007 at 9:43 AM

I can’t wait to use one of these. There’s nothing I like more than a nice foot bath while munching on big a ham sandwich.

greggish on September 19, 2007 at 9:44 AM

So if I go to an airport with my kids and they want to play in the footbaths, it’s ok right? Cause they are for public use…

4shoes on September 19, 2007 at 9:45 AM

I am looking forward having the opportunity (and bail money) to soak my aching feet at some airport.

NORBZ1 on September 19, 2007 at 9:46 AM

Always check for floaters before washing feet.

shaken on September 19, 2007 at 9:52 AM

Has no one challenged this legally? I wish I had money … I’d do it. I find it offensive. I find islam offensive.

darwin on September 19, 2007 at 10:06 AM

Well done, Robert. I’d like to see video of people using these foot baths so I can really immerse myself in their culture.

And come to think of it, when I have to take my shoes off in order to pass through security, I could use one these contraptions.

Buy Danish on September 19, 2007 at 10:08 AM

If I EVER encounter a foot bath in a public place I will use it as should ALL of you. And, BTW, do they also supply towels or, do you walk away with wet feet?
I am not kidding. I WILL use a foot bath if I encounter one.

4shoes – It would be bordering on impossible to keep my boys, when they were young, away from a water feature in a public place. Our library had fountains out front. I used to have to bring a change of clothes along to the freak’in library! “If you jump in the fountain this time Mommy is going to spank you.”

Babs on September 19, 2007 at 10:08 AM

Would I be out of line if I replaced the Epson Salts with “Quickcrete”?

MSGTAS on September 19, 2007 at 10:12 AM

It’s official. Bizzaro World is here.

ajmontana on September 19, 2007 at 10:21 AM

I can’t wait to use one of these. There’s nothing I like more than a nice foot bath while munching on big a ham sandwich.
greggish on September 19, 2007 at 9:44 AM

…chewing on pork rids and reading my bible….
I’m going to Indy!

shooter on September 19, 2007 at 10:24 AM

Next time you’re in one of these muslim airpots (yes, I said “pots”, as in “bathrooms”) get a few friends (say, 50), and maybe a security guard or two for your protection, and use the foot bath.

After all, it’s there for anyone’s use, not for a particular religion.

jimbo2 on September 19, 2007 at 10:31 AM

Will the Indianapolis Airport be installing a Talmud study library, with a complete set of Talmudic texts, so that anyone who wants to study the rabbinic texts — for religious or non-religious reasons — can do so?

aunursa on September 19, 2007 at 8:58 AM

I would like that very much. Will Christians be allowed to study in this library?

jimbo2 on September 19, 2007 at 10:33 AM

Someone in the area should organize a footwashing protest by having hundreds line up well before the time for muzzies to do their footwashing, and keep the chain going well past the muzzie footwashing time. Since this is for public use, and all.

Sensei Ern on September 19, 2007 at 9:01 AM

What’re we waiting for?

jimbo2 on September 19, 2007 at 10:35 AM

And come to think of it, when I have to take my shoes off in order to pass through security, I could use one these contraptions.

Buy Danish on September 19, 2007 at 10:08 AM

Washing all of the smelly feet before passing through security – THAT is justification for footbaths.

jimbo2 on September 19, 2007 at 10:40 AM

I’ve got it! Put a machine which sells flip-flops in the bathroom, next to the footbath. You can wash your feet, then put on a pair of flip-flops, right before you go through security.

This would sure speed up your trip through the security checkpoint, as well as make it a more pleasant experience for all!

jimbo2 on September 19, 2007 at 11:01 AM

I demand Holy Water stations be set up at every airport.

amerpundit on September 19, 2007 at 11:17 AM

I sure hope they paint them green. Little. Green. Footbaths.

Big S on September 19, 2007 at 11:18 AM

Here’s something I’d like to see: all Orthodox Jews, especially Hassidic Jews, should be urged to use these footbaths as much as possible when travelling. Let’s see what happens.

Anyone out there want to make the arrangments?

stonemeister on September 19, 2007 at 11:36 AM

If I EVER encounter a foot bath in a public place I will use it as should ALL of you.

Just because they call them ‘footbaths’, in a bathroom, couldn’t they be considered ‘urinals’ too? There are several bathrooms where the urinal is on the ground like that. We should just get some pigs blood to sprinkle around the faucet knobs every day.

What it isn’t a religious thing is it?

ThackerAgency on September 19, 2007 at 11:47 AM

Best thing about footbaths is they double as urinals. =)

clark smith on September 19, 2007 at 11:56 AM

I don’t object to footbaths installed at public expense in airports. I DO strongly object to footbaths being installed at public expense in airports while simultaneously the courts order displays of the Ten Commandments removed from public spaces.

radjah shelduck on September 19, 2007 at 12:02 PM

If I’m ever at the Indianapolis, I’ll break out the homemade lavender soap (made with rendered pig fat) and my pumice stone and give myself a little pedicure.

Joking aside, how in the world can the ACLU attempt to separate the use of foot baths from islamic religious ceremony?

Crazy times.

pullingmyhairout on September 19, 2007 at 12:02 PM

If I EVER encounter a foot bath in a public place I will use it as should ALL of you. And, BTW, do they also supply towels or, do you walk away with wet feet?
I am not kidding. I WILL use a foot bath if I encounter one.

As will I.

PRCalDude on September 19, 2007 at 12:09 PM

I sure hope they paint them green. Little. Green. Footbaths.

Big S on September 19, 2007 at 11:18 AM

Okay..that made me laugh out loud. Thanks, Big S.

And I will use a footbath the next time I see one, just to take up the space.

tickleddragon on September 19, 2007 at 12:44 PM

…chewing on pork rids and reading my bible….
I’m going to Indy!

shooter on September 19, 2007 at 10:24 AM

Don’t forget to ‘accidentally’ drop a few pork rinds into the bath as you’re munching.

infidel4life on September 19, 2007 at 1:14 PM

A footbath! Really, officer, I had no idea; it looked like a urinal to me.

morganfrost on September 19, 2007 at 1:23 PM

Can anyone explain just where all this “public demand” is coming from?
I mean, is there any public record as to who and what group is pressuring for this?
Are they threating local governments with votes or jihad?

Kini on September 19, 2007 at 1:27 PM

Kini on September 19, 2007 at 1:27 PM

When they did this in Minneapolis it came from the cabdrivers.

Buy Danish on September 19, 2007 at 1:46 PM

I think that was my favorite “Jihad Watch” to date. Very poetic and artistic, yet well argued at the same time. It would be so nice to have a volume of Robert Spencer talking points to whip out when people start talking non-sensical garbage about Islam and political correctness.

And I don’t fly much, but if I ever see one of these footbaths at an airport I guarantee I’ll be making use of it.

BadgerHawk on September 19, 2007 at 1:49 PM

I don’t object to footbaths installed at public expense in airports. I DO strongly object to footbaths being installed at public expense in airports while simultaneously the courts order displays of the Ten Commandments removed from public spaces.

radjah shelduck on September 19, 2007 at 12:02 PM

QFT

Someone in the area should organize a footwashing protest by having hundreds line up well before the time for muzzies to do their footwashing, and keep the chain going well past the muzzie footwashing time. Since this is for public use, and all.

Sensei Ern on September 19, 2007 at 9:01 AM

QFT too.

- The Cat

MirCat on September 19, 2007 at 1:51 PM

When they did this in Minneapolis it came from the cabdrivers.

So, the cabbies are a political force to deal with?

Kini on September 19, 2007 at 2:17 PM

Babs on September 19, 2007 at 10:08 AM

Yep, here too, my 2 girls have such an attraction to the water, it’s hard to keep them out of it… I too, if I ever encounter a foot bath, intend to make use of it!

4shoes on September 19, 2007 at 2:36 PM

Okay. Since nobody has the cajones to tell the muzzies “NO!” to their outrageous demands, it’s time that Christians and Jews (and Hindus, etc.) start lobbying for special privileges.

Then let’s see the red faces when the port authorities have to decide who gets accommodated and who doesn’t.

Hello, multiple lawsuits! It’s everybody or nobody!

Get the petitions rolling…

thejackal on September 19, 2007 at 3:25 PM

Yay for a whole jihadwatch about my hometown!
I am SO using this thing next time I fly home (assuming the women get them too).
-Hope
p.s. I don’t really know if Indy has a higher than normal population of Muslims, but there is some sort of national Islam HQ in Plainfield, just a bit west of the airport.

tikvah on September 19, 2007 at 3:26 PM

Just wait ’til somebody drops a chunk of ham or bacon in the footbath & the ROP cries “hate crime!!!”

Frantic Freddie on September 19, 2007 at 3:27 PM

Bet those would make a nice urinal.

Hening on September 19, 2007 at 3:36 PM

I am anxiously waiting for a chance to rinse my socks out at my local airport’s foot-thingy after having to walk on carpets heavily-laden with athlete’s foot fungus during the tedious TSA drill, required only because of that very same religion’s zealots.

Seems fair to me.

Maybe the Richard Reid Memorial Footbaths?
Or maybe we should just call them “Reid baths.”

fred5678 on September 19, 2007 at 3:39 PM

I think it is time that the Catholic, Babtists, Protestants, etc. all sue the airport(s) to build a church for each religious faith (not one chapel for all faiths) and pay to staff them with the appropriate religious leaders.

Everytime they do something for the Muslims with taxpayer money, they must also do of equal value for each of the other faiths with the airports profits.

Helloyawl on September 19, 2007 at 4:17 PM

Well, if I’m every in Indy I’ll know where I can rinse the hot sauce out of my pork rinds.

And maybe I can rinse some of the sodium out of my bacon…

Ohh… and wash my feet.

darkpixel on September 19, 2007 at 5:50 PM

You know…. on second thought….

As long as they put these foot batch BEFORE the TSA check point, and make it mandatory for everyone… I’ll feel a little better when the 400 pound guy ahead of me in line has to take his shoes off for the ‘barefoot bomb check’….

darkpixel on September 19, 2007 at 5:55 PM

Footbaths… but I bet they don’t have a place to smoke, something that lots of people want in airports.

Maxx on September 19, 2007 at 7:50 PM

This could just be the defense Larry Craig needs. I wasn’t trolling for sex, I was looking for the small chapel footbath.

How’s that?

oldleprechaun on September 19, 2007 at 7:57 PM

Seriously, what will happen if non-Muslims use the footbaths? Obviously it won’t be legal or constitutionally sound to refuse them access, but that’s what would be sorted out afterward.

For practical purposes, what happens first? I imagine the muslims throwing a huge fit, leading to CAIR types braying at the tops of their lungs and airport security guards hassling/arresting the non-muslims for causing a disturbance.

Does that sound about right?

Kensington on September 19, 2007 at 7:58 PM

So if I go to an airport with my kids and they want to play in the footbaths, it’s ok right? Cause they are for public use…

Don’t let your kids play in it!
Some of us already used it for a urinal.

TC on September 19, 2007 at 8:42 PM

This is great. You know how we deal with this? Use the footbath for yourself.

That’s what I’m going to do if I see one. Take off my shoes, sit next to a muslim, enjoy the water, and say, “It’s nice to get that stink off my feet. I don’t know why they didn’t install these before. Thank the Lord!”

jihadwatcher on September 19, 2007 at 9:09 PM

Can anyone explain just where all this “public demand” is coming from?
I mean, is there any public record as to who and what group is pressuring for this?
Are they threating local governments with votes or jihad?

Kini on September 19, 2007 at 1:27 PM

Important point well made

Can anyone recall any similar concession made to groups who do not at all represent the mainstream American culture? It is obviously a religious concession, since there is absolutely no history in the USA of a need for public footbaths. Public washrooms, public horse watering troughs, public bus stations but never a need, and more importantly, never a right to foot baths.

The question is: why is one and only one religious group being singled out for preferential treatment of a religious need not native to America. Ultra orthodox Jews have many special needs, including ritual baths after certain exposures. They have never been accomodated, and we never considered it to be a necessary public accomodation.

It is obvious that is these foot baths are used for anything other than islamic needs, the user would be persecuted by the authorities and the islamists

Our country is in big big trouble when we have so many people who do not understand they are ceding, not accomodating. They are ceding to people who come not to assimilate but to conquer.

The same liberal wimps who drag out Jefferson’s letter to argue about the wall of seperation between Church and State are giving islam every state funded service they can think of without a squeak. Hypocrites.

I have reached a point where I must admit we are at war and our first enemy is the traitors in our own nation

entagor on September 19, 2007 at 9:36 PM

I have reached a point where I must admit we are at war and our first enemy is the traitors in our own nation

entagor on September 19, 2007 at 9:36 PM

Indeed.

infidel4life on September 19, 2007 at 9:57 PM

The muslims keep pushing, do you think they are trying to force some sort of push back?

Zorro on September 19, 2007 at 11:01 PM

The muslims keep pushing, do you think they are trying to force some sort of push back?

Zorro on September 19, 2007 at 11:01 PM

It’s a win-win. Push and get their way, or push and get a little resistance. If there is the slightest opposition, call it ‘Islamophobia’, then trot out Ibrahim Hooper and file lawsuits etc.

Either way, it works.

forest on September 19, 2007 at 11:26 PM

It’s like the rotten child that wants attention. He’s gonna get it. One way or another.

infidel4life on September 20, 2007 at 12:17 AM

A while back I read a report in the Minneapolis Star Tribune about one of the colleges there planning to install footbaths. On the papers blog, male students were writing in and explaining that on more than one occasion when they entered the mens bathroom there would be a muslim there washing his thingy in the sink–it seems if they have impure thoughts they hafta wash their junk and I guess with all those co-eds running around they were spending a lot of time at the sink. Makes me glad that I am female and live in Montana!

Twoconservative on September 20, 2007 at 2:32 AM

I have reached a point where I must admit we are at war and our first enemy is the traitors in our own nation

entagor on September 19, 2007 at 9:36 PM

You should reevaluate the path which brought you to that point. You are cheapening the meaning of the word traitor. Now days it seems to mean “a person who disagrees with my views”.

Bradky on September 20, 2007 at 3:34 AM

Unlike Robert Spencer, I’ve a fanatic about clean feet and will probably use the footbaths when I find them & for once, this action in itself will not be intentionally provocative. I suppose the prayers said out loud to pagan gods will be deliberately provocative. I suspect the muslims will be annoyed by my using “their” footbaths. No doubt we will soon hear interesting reports on this issue.

thuja on September 20, 2007 at 4:27 AM

This pandering to Islam has to stop.

the “administrators” making these stupid decisions need to be removed. Law suits challenging on “separation of church and state” need to be filed.

We must push back.

georgej on September 20, 2007 at 4:38 AM

Bradky: “You should reevaluate the path which brought you to that point. You are cheapening the meaning of the word traitor. Now days it seems to mean “a person who disagrees with my views”.

Hmmm.

“Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.” Article 3, Section 3, US Constitution.

Now as *MY* view is that we should NOT BE AIDING THE ENEMIES of our country in any way, and we have people in our country that are doing just that because they think okay or politically correct to help islamofascism, then your definition is remarkably correct. So. F*cking*. What!

georgej on September 20, 2007 at 4:45 AM

“The question is: why is one and only one religious group being singled out for preferential treatment…”

There is only one religious group that credibly threatens death and destruction if they don’t get their way. That is their religious duty.

I suggest, at the least, that we avoid all contact and business with any Muslims that we can. Our wimpy-assed politicians will accomodate their every demand, but I don’t have to.

And yes, those foot baths are mine to use anytime I wish, for as long as I wish.

drewas on September 20, 2007 at 9:52 AM

Oops, did I drop my Quran in the footbath…

Nutz.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on September 20, 2007 at 10:58 AM

Muslims, do not emigrate to America… everyone’s feet here are filthy. Not to mention all the entertainment is practically softcore porn. And women and Jooooos are everywhere.

I mean, you’d hate it here. It sucks! Do yourself a favor and stay far away.

saint kansas on September 20, 2007 at 11:15 AM

I want a baptistery set up in every airport. You just never know when between flight you might have to perform a baptism.

Maxx on September 20, 2007 at 11:22 AM

I would like a small Christian chapel where I could pray before flights

There’s one in Hartsfield (Atlanta) and I’m pretty sure there’s one at Dulles too. Don’t know how common it is, outside of that.

Tanya on September 20, 2007 at 11:46 AM

The worst thing is, if you go to Afghanistan and look around the Kabul Intl. Airport you will find NO footbaths. At prayer time, the faithful Moslems wash their feet in the restroom sinks. Got to any school (excluding madrasas), government or public buildings and you will find NO footbaths. These places DO have designated prayer areas, but they DO NOT have footbaths. The only places you will find footbaths (at least the only place I saw them) are at the Mosques. It wasn’t just that way in Kabul either, Jalalabad, Maza-e-Sharif, Mehtar Lam, Bahgram — all the same.

So why do we have to have them here, where Sharia law is not the supreme law of the land, when they don’t in Afghanistan, where it is (Article 3 of the Afghan Constitution).

srhoades on September 20, 2007 at 11:47 AM

Also, I wish I had sound at work, because I’m dying to know why there’s a picture of Elvis on this post.

Tanya on September 20, 2007 at 11:48 AM

I would like a small Christian chapel where I could pray before flights

There’s one in Hartsfield (Atlanta) and I’m pretty sure there’s one at Dulles too. Don’t know how common it is, outside of that.

Tanya on September 20, 2007 at 11:46 AM

I bet those chapels are not paid for by the airport. These footbaths will be.

Maxx on September 20, 2007 at 1:30 PM

Will women be allow to use the footbaths?

Maxx on September 20, 2007 at 1:33 PM

Will women be allow to use the footbaths?

Technically, yes. Women, of course, will have to be allowed to use the footbaths, but in another concession, Muslims will be allowed to stone to death any woman who does so.

So it’s a little…tricky.

Kensington on September 20, 2007 at 2:29 PM

So….Beings how these footbaths have absolutely nothing to do with religion or ethnicity, throwing trash in them or otherwise defiling them could not be construed legally as a Hate Crime.

Ernest on September 20, 2007 at 2:30 PM

So, if *moi* (a kufir) were to use them to wash my feet, do you think the “heathens” (look up the meaning of the word) would be upset?

Does anybody know the phonetic translation of “Pound sand, heathen!” into arabic? I’d like to know it in case some body objects if I try.

georgej on September 20, 2007 at 2:54 PM

These things should just be quietly destroyed (steel-toed boots, etc.) until the brainlessly-”tolerant”officials stop replacing these un-Constitutional objects, -which are a clear violation of the First Amendment’s “establishment” clause, and are an illegal example of government-sponsored “religion”.

They cannot be tolerated, since they enshrine intolerance.

profitsbeard on September 20, 2007 at 5:20 PM

Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.” Article 3, Section 3, US Constitution.
Now as *MY* view is that we should NOT BE AIDING THE ENEMIES of our country in any way, and we have people in our country that are doing just that because they think okay or politically correct to help islamofascism, then your definition is remarkably correct. So. F*cking*. What!

georgej on September 20, 2007 at 4:45 AM

No Georgej, not every Muslim is a jihadist by a long shot. Unfortunately your definition of a traitor really is “anyone with a different viewpoint”. Hell, in your interpretation, saying something gracious about a non-Christian religion could be viewed as aid and comfort. The terrorists truly win when we change our form of government to one comprised of strict intolerance toward anyone that doesn’t agree with you.

Remember it is you who said:

I prefer: “Potestas Democraticorum delenda est!” because I hope to see in my lifetime the Democratic party outlawed, its leadership imprisoned for treason, it’s assets confiscated, and DNC headquarters imploded and leveled and replaced by a hot dog stand
georgej on May 25, 2007 at 1:47 AM

That’s democracy???

Like I said George to you, they are all the enemy. Reevaluate your path to this mindset…

Bradky on September 20, 2007 at 6:18 PM

This pandering to Islam has to stop.

the “administrators” making these stupid decisions need to be removed. Law suits challenging on “separation of church and state” need to be filed.

We must push back.

georgej on September 20, 2007 at 4:38 AM

I agree with you georgej that pandering to Islam must stop. But so called “separation of church and state” within American organic laws is just a liberal myth, it does not exist. You are quoting the wrong Constitution, it’s the Russian Constitution that has “separation of church and state.”

In the USSR, the church is separated from the state, and the school from the church.

Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R) Article 52

The United States Constitution says this:

Amendment I

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

But I would also add that Islam is clearly not a “religion” within the context of what the Founding Fathers had in mind when they used the word. Islam only qualifies as a death cult and the United States should be doing all that is within its power to DISCOURAGE participation in death cults… not encouraging it.

Maxx on September 20, 2007 at 6:21 PM

Good, now I have a place to rinse off my pigs feet before I take them on the plane for my inflight snack!

Bob Mc on September 22, 2007 at 4:23 PM

After I and many other travelers urinate in these things I doubt anyone will want to wash their feet in them anyway.

paulsur on September 22, 2007 at 10:33 PM

After I and many other travelers urinate in these things I doubt anyone will want to wash their feet in them anyway.

paulsur on September 22, 2007 at 10:33 PM

So when Andres Serrano comes by and drops in a few crosses to soak in the urine, it’s all good right?

Bradky on September 23, 2007 at 6:46 PM