British agency helpfully decides on Muslims’ behalf that “Three Little Pigs” is offensive

posted at 1:52 pm on January 23, 2008 by Allahpundit

I love these stories, and I especially love this one since we have a precedent that’s on point. No Muslims are quoted in the piece; the alleged offensiveness is simply presumed as a preemptive gesture of goodwill that ends up having the opposite effect. But don’t take my word for it: Revisit this post from March and note the imam’s comments. Too old? How does this one from last week grab you? Like I said, the ultimate aim of “tolerance” enforcement is to move on its own initiative, without the behest of any aggrieved citizen. Here’s another baby step towards Skynet becoming, as it were, self-aware.

The best part:

They also warned that the story might “alienate parts of the workforce (building trade)”.

The judges criticised the stereotyping in the story of the unfortunate pigs: “Is it true that all builders are cowboys, builders get their work blown down, and builders are like pigs?”


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The Bible and Jesus Christ are offensive to the religion of peace – get rid of both.

OhEssYouCowboys on January 23, 2008 at 1:55 PM

They have become a parody of themselves.

Sue on January 23, 2008 at 1:55 PM

After you give up hope on something, a magical thing occurs. You just start wondering how bad things can get and respond with glee every time it exceeds your expectation.

I’m glad that’s not our country.

AbaddonsReign on January 23, 2008 at 1:57 PM

BAHAHAHAHAHAHA…

What would Muhammad have to say to them?

He would probably call them pussys and tell them to suck it up.

Sir Andrew on January 23, 2008 at 1:57 PM

The British agency offends me. Ban it immediately! In fact, the French offend me. Please get rid of all of them. John McCain offends me too. Why is he still allowed to speak?

Gregor on January 23, 2008 at 1:58 PM

Are you serious……

mattyj86 on January 23, 2008 at 2:00 PM

Off topic somewhat but I’ve seen pictures of unknown origin showing a set of cammo fatigues the pattern of which is a series of tactically colored swine on a tan background.

I must havea set of those cammies! anyone know where to purchase?

pseudonominus on January 23, 2008 at 2:02 PM

GREGOR,

Are you originally from Baltimore?

Shirotayama on January 23, 2008 at 2:02 PM

The big bad muslim will huff and puff and blow your freedoms away

Kini on January 23, 2008 at 2:03 PM

What’s next…..Porky Pig a symbol of Crusader invasion?

Bdee, bdee, bdee…..that’s Allah folks!!!!

Hening on January 23, 2008 at 2:03 PM

I’m sure wolves were offended as well.

brak on January 23, 2008 at 2:03 PM

In order to avoid offending our new Islamic overlords, we shall have no little piggies at the market. Citizens should avoid having little piggies in their homes. Certainly, feeding roast beef to little piggies is haram! Since they don’t deserve anything in the first place, we can indeed have little piggies having none. But…and I cannot stress this enough…NO LITTLE PIGGIES GOING WEE-WEE-WEE ALL THE WAY HOME!

James on January 23, 2008 at 2:04 PM

Never heard of collaborators before? The step just before it is liberalism. The step after it is zealot.

JiangxiDad on January 23, 2008 at 2:04 PM

The way they’re going towards appeasement over there, they might as well rename it the Three Little Bombers. “This little bomber went to market…”

CP on January 23, 2008 at 2:05 PM

Jan 2009
British High Court rules today that Jews are offensive to Muslims therefore Jews must be removed from Britain

Defector01 on January 23, 2008 at 2:05 PM

It is not unreasonable to assume that this is the most active front of the war at present, not the military front. The aims of radical Islam can be much more effectively achieved by ideologically subjugating Western multicultural useful idiots than by confronting US Marines. And on this front, the blame cannot be laid primarily on the idiot Left – who don’t have the brainpower to resist – but at the feet of the Right – 98% of which is still too intimidated by Left-induced guilt to speak up and condemn what’s going on. Here, as in the GOP campaign, premises are really not being checked…

Halley on January 23, 2008 at 2:06 PM

Many Muslims are offended by the very existence of nonMuslims. Is dealing with this abomination the final goal of the British government? I don’t expect one can go only part way down the road of appeasing the Muslims. And this seems to be the perfect example of, “give them an inch and they’ll take a mile.”

snaggletoothie on January 23, 2008 at 2:07 PM

Are you originally from Baltimore?

Shirotayama on January 23, 2008 at 2:02 PM

Nope. California. Been pretty much everywhere in the world EXCEPT Baltimore, lol.

Gregor on January 23, 2008 at 2:08 PM

Couldn’t you find a pork chop or roast ham instead of that red meat picture?

JiangxiDad on January 23, 2008 at 2:08 PM

After you give up hope on something, a magical thing occurs. You just start wondering how bad things can get and respond with glee every time it exceeds your expectation.

I’m glad that’s not our country.

AbaddonsReign on January 23, 2008 at 1:57 PM

Give it time. Christianity is an offense to Socialism. Every successive generation of Americans is more Socialist than its predecessor. The State is god, Christianity is for fools. That’s why Stalin burned or knocked down most of the churches. Those that survived were used to house livestock -that is, until the Germans invaded and Stalin saw a temporary need of the people – for God. That’s why there were statues of Lenin, Stalin, Mao – the Socialist gods must have a face.

Yes, give it time, and the Socialist Utopia of America will also ban God and His Son.

OhEssYouCowboys on January 23, 2008 at 2:09 PM

Winston Churchill, who used to say that dogs looks up to man, cats look down at man, and a pig regards man as his equal, is surely rolling over in his grave. Of course, if Winnie had known about today’s muslim terrorists, he might have reconsidered that last part. No use insulting pigs with that comparison, you know.

Bigfoot on January 23, 2008 at 2:10 PM

I thought the three little pigs were really short coppers. Damn, wrong again.

robblefarian on January 23, 2008 at 2:13 PM

Couldn’t you find a pork chop or roast ham instead of that red meat picture?

JiangxiDad on January 23, 2008 at 2:08 PM

Yes!

infidel on January 23, 2008 at 2:15 PM

brak on January 23, 2008 at 2:03 PM

Ahhh, but the Muslims are the big bad wolf. the rest of us are the little pigs. They are in the process of huffing and puffing and blowing our allies houses down. Fortunatly we live in the big brick house with the guns, tanks, navy, and nuclear weapons.

deadbackpacker on January 23, 2008 at 2:15 PM

Large bank accounts are also offensive. They will be made more equal.

pedestrian on January 23, 2008 at 2:17 PM

Don’t forget to put a burka on Little Bo Peep.

Great Britain

Islam by the Sea

fogw on January 23, 2008 at 2:17 PM

They didn’t care whether pigs are offensive to Jews, the anti-semites.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on January 23, 2008 at 2:23 PM

brak on January 23, 2008 at 2:03 PM

Ahhh, but the Muslims are the big bad wolf. the rest of us are the little pigs. They are in the process of huffing and puffing and blowing our allies houses down. Fortunatly we live in the big brick house with the guns, tanks, navy, and nuclear weapons.

deadbackpacker on January 23, 2008 at 2:15 PM

Prior to the invasion of France in 1940, the French army was, on paper, as strong or stronger than the German army. However, what became known as the “fifth column” [Communists], in the interim between the World Wars, became so destructive and corrosive within French society, that France became unworthy of being defended – until it became a Socialist state. Socialism was the pre-war rot that led to the collapse of France. The german invasion only became the objective evidence of the collapse.

The Socialist rot is alive and well in America. And, as with France, sometimes a strong military isn’t enough to protect the nation. When a society decays, so does the nation – notwithstanding military strength.

OhEssYouCowboys on January 23, 2008 at 2:24 PM

I’m offended by the hijab and the niqab. I’m offended by minarets. I’m offended by FGM. I’m offended by so very, very much. But because I’m not an approved minority no one cares and I have no official recourse.

How if wish we had a rich nutbar like Soros on our side. I’d love some megazillionaire to setup a Boobs and Bacon channel on satellite TV, broadcasting hypnotic images of naked women eating pork and reading the Three Little Pigs right into the homes of millions of Muslims. The men would want to turn it off but … it’s so … hard… to turn… away …

Vote Sauron 08 on January 23, 2008 at 2:25 PM

Bacon is delicious.

natesnake on January 23, 2008 at 2:29 PM

OhEssYouCowboys on January 23, 2008 at 2:24 PM

I agree the socialist have done consideralbe damage, but I still think when push comes to shove here in the USA, us American citizens will be doing the pushing. Our government, well thats a whole other story.

deadbackpacker on January 23, 2008 at 2:30 PM

You either stand with bacon, or you stand again’ it.

I stand with bacon.

natesnake on January 23, 2008 at 2:30 PM

Banning the Three Little Pigs is just so square daddio…

In case that linky thing didn’t work:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTSOjbp0Hs0

Nineball on January 23, 2008 at 2:37 PM

They huffed and the puffed, and they blew common sense down.

BKennedy on January 23, 2008 at 2:41 PM

And actually, that youtube video I linked is a pretty good analogy with the Big Bad Wolf representing radical islam…

You’ll see at the end of the clip what I mean… LOL.

Nineball on January 23, 2008 at 2:44 PM

they can’t eat pig! that doesn’t mean that they can’t here the word! how stupid!

sko17 on January 23, 2008 at 2:50 PM

Jeez – the Brits just need to submit now and get it over with already.
It won’t be long before female British teachers ‘preemptively’ start wearing burqas and leading calls to prayer.
Or they may preemptively start killing Jews so British Jews can’t offend the ‘Asians’ with their presence.
Or Christian parents can start naming all their boys Muhammed and cutting the genitalia off their daughters.
Dhimmitude was a leading cause of many conversions to Islam in conquered lands. Won’t be long now…

DerKrieger on January 23, 2008 at 2:51 PM

When do we get some government support to suppress the offensive practices of Muslims???

Are bombings, beheadings, suppression of free speech, revocation of womens’ rights, “honor killings”, etc. somehow worthy of protection?

On second thought, let’s keep government completely out of the business of deciding what is “offensive”. Government has time and again proved itself stupid and incapable of reason on matters such as these.

landlines on January 23, 2008 at 2:58 PM

We saved Britain for this?

TheBigOldDog on January 23, 2008 at 3:03 PM

they can’t eat pig! that doesn’t mean that they can’t here the word! how stupid!

sko17 on January 23, 2008 at 2:50 PM

My 10 year old is friends with the daughter of a recently arrived immigrant from Pakistan, who is highly educated and a surgeon. When she was in our house recently, the girl said that not only do they not eat pork, but that they do not speak the word or want to hear it spoken. The mother of this girl previously asked my jewish wife if it was true that Jewish girls were required to have nose jobs at 16.

JiangxiDad on January 23, 2008 at 3:05 PM

Confuse a Muslim – ask why Allah would create the pig in the first place.

DerKrieger on January 23, 2008 at 3:09 PM

Shouldn’t PETA being screaming about animal tolerance?

shick on January 23, 2008 at 3:14 PM

When she was in our house recently, the girl said that not only do they not eat pork, but that they do not speak the word or want to hear it spoken.

JiangxiDad on January 23, 2008 at 3:05 PM

I’m sorry, but I would have to hang a pig pinada in front of my house and install a 30 foot flag pole upon which I would fly a Porky Pig flag underneath the American Flag.

On Saturdays I’d hold pig races and invite the neighbors.

Gregor on January 23, 2008 at 3:14 PM

Oh crikey!

LimeyGeek on January 23, 2008 at 3:17 PM

Gregster- I gotta live here.

Also, the amazing part is that she learned this from her “highly educated” “westernized” parents, who just might be treating you the next time you go to the emergency room.

I mean, I know Jews who don’t eat alot of stuff, but I never heard them say they couldn’t say the words or pass the stuff in a store.

JiangxiDad on January 23, 2008 at 3:19 PM

Shouldn’t PETA being screaming about animal tolerance?

They would explode in a paroxysm of confusion if you crossed one Liberal sacred cow (multiculturalism) with another (vegetarianism/veganism). Same reason Libs are deafeningly quiet on the issue of illegal immigration. Although they are trashing the Southwest to speak ill of illegals would expose them to being called “racists” and even the environment isn’t worth that.

DerKrieger on January 23, 2008 at 3:24 PM

The mother of this girl previously asked my jewish wife if it was true that Jewish girls were required to have nose jobs at 16.

And they have their forked tails docked at birth too.

Jeezus

LimeyGeek on January 23, 2008 at 3:28 PM

I remember back in the spring when a British school changed the name to The Three Little Puppies not realizing that dogs are as/more offensive as pigs to Muslims.

Twentyfive different kinds of evil Djinns inhabiting the dogs nose alone! A trained guard/attack dog would scare the bejebus out of a practicing Muslim Jihadi.

[email protected] on January 23, 2008 at 3:46 PM

Britain has become an island of mice governed by worthless cowardly butt nuggets. It’s just an island of losers, can’t we just sink that sh!thole?

leanright on January 23, 2008 at 4:06 PM

They also warned that the story might “alienate parts of the workforce (building trade)”.

The judges criticised the stereotyping in the story of the unfortunate pigs: “Is it true that all builders are cowboys, builders get their work blown down, and builders are like pigs?”

Well yeah it’s true. Just like it is true that all old women live in shoes. Eggs frequently fall off of walls and are unable to reassembled by the Queens Guard. All young girls spend much time on tuffets eating curds and whey and being scared senseless by spiders. And as those girls age, they tend sheep and lose them on a regular basis. *sigh*

The judges should be neutered before they reproduce and add to the stupid pool.

deepdiver on January 23, 2008 at 4:36 PM

Soon all satirists will be out of work.

Niko on January 23, 2008 at 4:39 PM

My 10 year old is friends with the daughter of a recently arrived immigrant from Pakistan, who is highly educated and a surgeon. When she was in our house recently, the girl said that not only do they not eat pork, but that they do not speak the word or want to hear it spoken.

Well TOO FRICKEN’ BAD! I don’t like the word “Muslim” or “Islam”, so can I get that banned??? Oh wait, that’s right, I’m a white guy, so my opinion doesn’t mean jack squat.

The sheer arrogance of these people is enough to make me want to punch them right in the face. Further proof that Islam is the problem.

Oh, and where are the precious “OMG, separation of church and teh state !!!111” liberal queers while all this is going on?

Nowhere to be found, as usual, because this doesn’t fit their sacred agenda, and they’re all two-faced hypocrites.

/boiling rage

MrJustice on January 23, 2008 at 4:53 PM

Once again I will state: The root cause of Islamophobia is the behavior of muslims.

deepdiver on January 23, 2008 at 5:08 PM

Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf now.

roux on January 23, 2008 at 5:20 PM

The lunacy of all this depresses me. Mark Steyn is right. America will be alone.

Zorg on January 23, 2008 at 5:23 PM

I still say the first crate of Kalashnikovs to arrive in Londonistan will drive a whole different kind of debate.

Death to infidels will take on a staccato special effect.

Speakup on January 23, 2008 at 5:23 PM

Maybe they should replace it with “The Three little Christians and the big bad Muslim”

Hot dogs for everyone!

Capitana on January 23, 2008 at 6:42 PM

Yeah,, binding women up in tents isn’t? How bout suicide bombers? Ooops.

JellyToast on January 23, 2008 at 6:49 PM

At this rate it will soon be hard to find any pork products in the UK

drjeep on January 23, 2008 at 9:24 PM

and then there’s the effect pig flatulence has on global smarming. they must be stopped.

Buttercup on January 23, 2008 at 10:26 PM

This is absurd! I swear, Britain is lost for good…

greekinfidel on January 23, 2008 at 11:50 PM

Slouching Towards Gomorrah the Gaza.

Tzetzes on January 24, 2008 at 2:41 AM

They didn’t care whether pigs are offensive to Jews, the anti-semites.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on January 23, 2008 at 2:23 PM

Because Jews know how to assimilate themselves.

Tzetzes on January 24, 2008 at 2:42 AM

I remember back in the spring when a British school changed the name to The Three Little Puppies not realizing that dogs are as/more offensive as pigs to Muslims.

[email protected] on January 23, 2008 at 3:46 PM

Well that’s just absurd! Whoever heard of a puppy building a house?

James on January 24, 2008 at 7:31 AM

…it’s getting hard for me to keep track of what offends each social group, ethnic tribe, religious cult, whacko rights group, and gender herd.

Can someone publish a list so I can stay out of hot water?

Alden Pyle on January 24, 2008 at 8:08 AM

I’ve always thought that the key to winning the war in the middle east is pig paratroopers. Get the Air Force to fly a plane over the target and drop pigs that will land and roam freely. Also threatening them that we will bury what’s left of their suicide bombers and soldiers with dead pigs might make them think twice before messing with us. There’d be peace in the mid east real quick.

Numenorean on January 24, 2008 at 10:34 AM