Quotes of the day

posted at 10:35 pm on April 26, 2010 by Allahpundit

“It’s not clear if the motive for the Mississippi killing was political, but surely everyone can agree that battery and murder are not appropriate responses to the expression of invidious views. This column is also of the opinion that hate-speech laws are pernicious and that the First Amendment does and should protect the expression of even ugly and false ideas. But we would not endorse or participate in an ‘Everybody Shout a Racial Slur Day’ or an ‘Everybody Deny the Holocaust Day’ to make the point.

“Why is ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ different? Because the taboo against depictions of Muhammad is not a part of America’s common culture. The taboos against flag burning, racial slurs and Holocaust denial are. The problem with the ‘in-your-face message’ of ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ is not just that it is inconsiderate of the sensibilities of others, but that it defines those others–Muslims–as being outside of our culture, unworthy of the courtesy we readily accord to insiders. It is an unwise message to send, assuming that one does not wish to make an enemy of the entire Muslim world.”

***
“One way of reducing the cost is to organize a solidarity campaign. The entertainment business, especially Hollywood, is one of the wealthiest and most powerful industries in the world. Following the example of Jon Stewart, who used the first segment of his April 22 show to defend ‘South Park,’ producers, actors, writers, musicians and other entertainers could lead such an effort.

“Another idea is to do stories of Muhammad where his image is shown as much as possible. These stories do not have to be negative or insulting, they just need to spread the risk. The aim is to confront hypersensitive Muslims with more targets than they can possibly contend with.

“Another important advantage of such a campaign is to accustom Muslims to the kind of treatment that the followers of other religions have long been used to.”

***
“When asked about her change of heart, Norris told The Ticket that she didn’t intend for the cartoon ‘to go viral.’

“Then why did she send the cartoon to the media in the first place? ‘Because I’m an idiot,’ Norris replied.

“‘This particular cartoon of a ‘poster’ seems to have struck a gigantic nerve, something I was totally unprepared for,’ she said.”

***
“This is what decadence looks like: a frantic coarseness that ‘bravely’ trashes its own values and traditions, and then knuckles under swiftly to totalitarianism and brute force.

“Happily, today’s would-be totalitarians are probably too marginal to take full advantage. This isn’t Weimar Germany, and Islam’s radical fringe is still a fringe, rather than an existential enemy.

“For that, we should be grateful. Because if a violent fringe is capable of inspiring so much cowardice and self-censorship, it suggests that there’s enough rot in our institutions that a stronger foe might be able to bring them crashing down.”


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Looks like Israel is screwed. You have administration officials making Jewish jokes and the Muslim world having everyone kow towing about offending them.

Mr. Joe on April 26, 2010 at 10:37 PM

“Then why did she send the cartoon to the media in the first place? ‘Because I’m an idiot,’ Norris replied.

Then the idiot part we agree on. You are also a huge coward…maybe somebody should point that out to you. At least you have your art though.

AUINSC on April 26, 2010 at 10:38 PM

Q. How do the Taliban practice safe sex?
A. They mark the camels that kick.

Mr. Joe on April 26, 2010 at 10:38 PM

Q. What do you call al Qaeda member who owns 6 goats?
A. A pimp.

Mr. Joe on April 26, 2010 at 10:39 PM

“This is what decadence looks like: a frantic coarseness that ‘bravely’ trashes its own values and traditions, and then knuckles under swiftly to totalitarianism and brute force.

Altogether now.

We Told you So!

Holger on April 26, 2010 at 10:39 PM

Q. What do you call a Taliban who owns a camel and a goat?
A. Bisexual.

Mr. Joe on April 26, 2010 at 10:40 PM

The problem with the ‘in-your-face message’ of ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ is not just that it is inconsiderate of the sensibilities of others, but that it defines those others–Muslims–as being outside of our culture, unworthy of the courtesy we readily accord to insiders.

Does it? I think it defines those others who think death threats, and/or actual death are proper responses to an unapproved reference to their religious sensibilities. They, as we’re nearly required to qualify, do not encompass all Muslims.

Pablo on April 26, 2010 at 10:41 PM

Q. What can Saudi Arabia do to raise the average IQ in the country?
A. Allow Jews to come in.

Mr. Joe on April 26, 2010 at 10:41 PM

Mr. Joe on April 26, 2010 at 10:40 PM

ROFL. That’s terrible! Shame on you you intolerant wingnut.
:)

Rightwingguy on April 26, 2010 at 10:43 PM

Awesome column from Mr. Douthat.

And I like Norris calling herself an idiot. If only our political class had that much refreshing honesty!

Rosmerta on April 26, 2010 at 10:43 PM

If the Left truly thought the right wing was violent and dangerous they would kowtow to the Right like they do for Islam.

TheBigOldDog on April 26, 2010 at 10:44 PM

“Why is ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ different? Because the taboo against depictions of Muhammad is not a part of America’s common culture. The taboos against flag burning, racial slurs and Holocaust denial are. The problem with the ‘in-your-face message’ of ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ is not just that it is inconsiderate of the sensibilities of others, but that it defines those others–Muslims–as being outside of our culture, unworthy of the courtesy we readily accord to insiders. It is an unwise message to send, assuming that one does not wish to make an enemy of the entire Muslim world.”

I don’t agree with “Everyone Draw Mohammed Day” but I can’t agree with this one part of the column, the part where he says “unworthy of the courtesy we readily accord culture.” I actually I think Comedy Central is granting Muslims a courtesy it doesn’t give to others. Do you think Comedy Central would censor blasphemy against Jesus? I think not.

terryannonline on April 26, 2010 at 10:45 PM

OT: sorry to disturb or interrupt but is this not the ScreenCap of the Year here, with MSNBC and Contessa Brewer?:
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2010/04/26/msnbc-news-flash-arizona-law-makes-it-crime-be-illegal-immigrant

Marcus on April 26, 2010 at 10:46 PM

I was going to stand up for my beliefs but then I found out that it would be hard, so I sat down instead.

myrenovations on April 26, 2010 at 10:46 PM

I’m not buying Taranto’s argument. You want to live here in the U.S., you deal with the First Amendment. Don’t like getting insulted? Then move somewhere else. Conservatives and Christians get trashed every other day by Hollywood and the Left, but somehow we are supposed feel sorry for the poor Muslim who doesn’t want to see a cartoon of old Mo? Cry me a river.

WisCon on April 26, 2010 at 10:46 PM

MSNBC News Flash: Arizona Law ‘Makes it a Crime to be Illegal Immigrant’

Marcus on April 26, 2010 at 10:46 PM

Liberalism really is a mental disorder

TheBigOldDog on April 26, 2010 at 10:48 PM

Trey Parker and Matt Stone must denounce not only the blasphemes cartoons that hurt the feelings of all good Muslims everywhere, but they must also denounce all disbeliever attacks on the Prophet, Peace be upon Him. They must also throw their full personal support as well as that of all of Hollywood behind the U.N. resolution passed in December prohibiting defamation of Islam including making such defamation a crime under international law and must immediately fire any such other criminals who blasphemy Islam who are employed by them and give us their names for punishment. They must also call for the expulsion of all Jews from Palestine so that Muslims can once again return to their rightful homeland there. They must also denounce all of the Crusades and demand that reparations be paid to Muslims and all the land in Europe that was stolen from them be returned. They must also agree to meet all of the demands that Muslims may make in the future. Allah willing.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 10:48 PM

Well, it is refreshing to see the civility training programs being advanced by the left are being so successful. No more violent, hateful street protests like the ones in Arizona. No more confrontations when speakers are scheduled to appear on college campii.

Skandia Recluse on April 26, 2010 at 10:50 PM

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 10:48 PM

Yeah, dude. Heard you the first time, thanks.

Rightwingguy on April 26, 2010 at 10:51 PM

I do agree with “everyone draw Mohammed day”; because IT’S JUST A PICTURE.

It is not name-calling, it’s not property-destroying, and its not even irrational denial of genocide. IT’S A PICTURE.

You think it’s wrong to draw Mohammed? Ok, don’t. But don’t tell me what I can’t do.

SarahW on April 26, 2010 at 10:53 PM

WisCon on April 26, 2010 at 10:46 PM

+1

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 10:53 PM

If you can’t stand the heat ….

OldEnglish on April 26, 2010 at 10:53 PM

“When asked about her change of heart, Norris told The Ticket that she didn’t intend for the cartoon ‘to go viral.’

“Then why did she send the cartoon to the media in the first place? ‘Because I’m an idiot,’ Norris replied.

“‘This particular cartoon of a ‘poster’ seems to have struck a gigantic nerve, something I was totally unprepared for,’ she said.”

Hi! Allow me to introduce you to the internet…

Diane on April 26, 2010 at 10:55 PM

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 10:48 PM

Says who?

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 10:56 PM

They must also agree to meet all of the demands that Muslims may make in the future. Allah willing.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 10:48 PM

Don’t worry about that, they will.

OldEnglish on April 26, 2010 at 10:56 PM

but that it defines those others–Muslims–as being outside of our culture, unworthy of the courtesy we readily accord to insiders. It is an unwise message to send, assuming that one does not wish to make an enemy of the entire Muslim world.”

…when the “moderate muslims” take to the streets to rage and protest against the actions of radical muslims with the same vitriol that they express towards non-muslims….then I will start to show more “courtesy towards their beliefs”

Baxter Greene on April 26, 2010 at 10:57 PM

I’m not buying Taranto’s argument. You want to live here in the U.S., you deal with the First Amendment. Don’t like getting insulted? Then move somewhere else. Conservatives and Christians get trashed every other day by Hollywood and the Left, but somehow we are supposed feel sorry for the poor Muslim who doesn’t want to see a cartoon of old Mo? Cry me a river.

WisCon on April 26, 2010 at 10:46 PM

Exactly. You give them an inch, they’ll take you a mile. The offenses and blasphemy against Christ and Christians are non-stop. Christians speak out and engage, but do not threaten to kill and/or murder the offenders.

“Hate speech”–for example, shouting racial slurs, positing theories of racial supremacy or denying the Holocaust–is illegal in Canada and many European countries. In the U.S. it is protected by the First Amendment–but it has been known to provoke a violent reaction.

What is “outside our culture” is the deference given to Muslims and their sensitivities above our country’s First Amendment rights of speech.

conservative pilgrim on April 26, 2010 at 10:57 PM

“I am Mohammed and I taste good,”

*~@:O{(>

Seven Percent Solution on April 26, 2010 at 10:58 PM

Pfffft. If savages murder and riot because of a few pictures then they aren’t worthy of consideration or sympathy, only pity and scorn for being the morons they are.

If they decide that burning buses and destroying businesses right in their own neighborhoods is justice for perceived insults against their god, then I say go for it. Burn the entire city down.

Bishop on April 26, 2010 at 10:58 PM

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 10:48 PM

Did you forget the “/sarc” tag…?

Seven Percent Solution on April 26, 2010 at 10:59 PM

Hi! Allow me to introduce you to the internet…

Diane on April 26, 2010 at 10:55 PM

+1! haha

You’d think it was her first week of blogging or something. Genius.

conservative pilgrim on April 26, 2010 at 11:00 PM

Oh crap! Political correctness gone wild!
I equate the scourge of jihadists aiming to kill anyone that makes fun of mohammed on the same level as the Natzis…yeah, I spelled it incorrectly to get thru the filters….let’s say someone in Germany started a ‘stop using your useless left arm day’ to make fun of hitler or ‘draw Goebbels in a diaper with his pet goat day’, maybe it would have made some people stop and realize how insane they were to follow these nutcups.
But, no…we fold, we waffle, we let these crazies dictate what we do and not do.
I say….draw away!

HornetSting on April 26, 2010 at 11:01 PM

Because if a violent fringe is capable of inspiring so much cowardice and self-censorship, it suggests that there’s enough rot in our institutions that a stronger foe might be able to bring them crashing down.

Yeah – like the Democrat Party.

Midas on April 26, 2010 at 11:02 PM

unworthy of the courtesy we readily accord to insiders.

Like “Piss Christ,” Super Hero Friends, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, “OMG,” “Teabaggers,” and uncounted other daily slights against Christians and conservatives that we have learned just to ignore as part of living under the First Amendment? Does the author mean that kind of “courtesy?”

29Victor on April 26, 2010 at 11:02 PM

Mr. Joe…you rule.
Aleph is our resident jihadist.

HornetSting on April 26, 2010 at 11:03 PM

Yeah, dude. Heard you the first time, thanks.

Rightwingguy on April 26, 2010 at 10:51 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Please press one for English. Thank you.

kingsjester on April 26, 2010 at 11:05 PM

The problem with the ‘in-your-face message’ of ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ is not just that it is inconsiderate of the sensibilities of others, but that it defines those others–Muslims–as being outside of our culture, unworthy of the courtesy we readily accord to insiders.

Get back to me when we start submerging copies of the Koran in urine, or producing anatomically correct chocolate versions of Muhammed.

That’s the kind of “courtesy” afforded Christianity these days.

Hawkins1701 on April 26, 2010 at 11:05 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

If you do you’ll be the one cleaning it up.

thomasaur on April 26, 2010 at 11:05 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Hahahaha…I love a good joke.

AUINSC on April 26, 2010 at 11:06 PM

conservative pilgrim on April 26, 2010 at 11:00 PM

After all the trouble they went to make the poster and the facebook group, too. They really had no idea it would generate this level of interest or that people would draw unfavorable things? Gee, why do I find that hard to believe? I think they received threats and caved. Anyone getting involved with this in the first place has a good handle on the political climate and the interest this would garner. I don’t buy it. They got spooked.

Diane on April 26, 2010 at 11:09 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Translation:

“So Mohammad, an Illegal Alien, and an Afro-American walk into a bar…”

Seven Percent Solution on April 26, 2010 at 11:12 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Sir, you have to go to Tijuana to see a show like THAT!

HornetSting on April 26, 2010 at 11:12 PM

http://www.stars21.com/translator/arabic_to_english.html

semloh on April 26, 2010 at 11:11 PM

If you can’t speak or type in English get the f__k out of the country.

thomasaur on April 26, 2010 at 11:13 PM

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Say it ain’t so! :)

OldEnglish on April 26, 2010 at 11:14 PM

I think they received threats and caved. Anyone getting involved with this in the first place has a good handle on the political climate and the interest this would garner. I don’t buy it. They got spooked.

Diane on April 26, 2010 at 11:09 PM

I agree. They caved and they lose. Remember Neda? If only they showed courage like her.

conservative pilgrim on April 26, 2010 at 11:14 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير. = “Mohamed raped young girls old goats. His father was a cow. Mother pig”

Aleph is our resident jihadist Tony Clifton.

HornetSting on April 26, 2010 at 11:03 PM

29Victor on April 26, 2010 at 11:15 PM

“So Mohammad, an Illegal Alien, and an Afro-American walk into a bar…”

Seven Percent Solution on April 26, 2010 at 11:12 PM

Was one of them Obama? /s

Connie on April 26, 2010 at 11:17 PM

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 10:48 PM

Are you serious??? Who are you–Adam Gadahn’s brother?

conservative pilgrim on April 26, 2010 at 11:17 PM

assuming that one does not wish to make an enemy of the entire Muslim world.”

Islam is already at war with us, and has been for 1400 years.

That we are not fighting back is one thing, but to deny that there is even a war, is insane. That we’ll walk on eggshells for people who will gleefully kill us anyway, is pathetic.

Rebar on April 26, 2010 at 11:18 PM

That we’ll walk on eggshells for people who will gleefully kill us anyway, is pathetic.

Rebar on April 26, 2010 at 11:18 PM

There’s a book on that.

Connie on April 26, 2010 at 11:22 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده

بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.
Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Believe it or not, I once left that very message in a snowbank after a long night of beer drinking.

Bishop on April 26, 2010 at 11:23 PM

I’ll be participating in “Draw Muhammad!” day.

And I’m warning you: my Muhammad? Just loves rooster.

Or, you know, that other word that’s used to describe roosters.

Yep. My take on Muhammad, is that he just can’t stop thinking about roosters. Or kissing them. Or fondling them lovingly.

Vyce on April 26, 2010 at 11:23 PM

Rebar on April 26, 2010 at 11:18 PM

Yeah, 1400 years….this sh*t’s getting real old….

HornetSting on April 26, 2010 at 11:25 PM

When are we going to be able to draw cartoons of this…?

(8

Seven Percent Solution on April 26, 2010 at 11:25 PM

Or, you know, that other word that’s used to describe roosters.

Yep. My take on Muhammad, is that he just can’t stop thinking about roosters. Or kissing them. Or fondling them lovingly.

Vyce on April 26, 2010 at 11:23 PM

You’re gonna draw mo’ fondling foghorn leghorn?

HornetSting on April 26, 2010 at 11:26 PM

I’m so sick of all the excuses and apologies being made to Muslims threatening death for drawing or making fun of Mohammad.

Yakko77 on April 26, 2010 at 11:29 PM

Yeah, 1400 years….this sh*t’s getting real old….

HornetSting on April 26, 2010 at 11:25 PM

At this rate, we’re in for another 1400 years… unless they win first, which is a distinct possibility.

Rebar on April 26, 2010 at 11:30 PM

Google translate can be your friend:


محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM


Please press one for English. Thank you.

kingsjester on April 26, 2010 at 11:05 PM


Mohammed raped young girls and old goats. His father was a cow. His mother was a pig.

I more a fan of: والله يقول “محمد جلب اثنين من القهوة ، صبي”.

jackal40 on April 26, 2010 at 11:31 PM

Yeah, 1400 years….this sh*t’s getting real old….

HornetSting on April 26, 2010 at 11:25 PM</blockquoIt is certainly getting REAL for some of us. I wish the most of us would realize it.

bluemarlin on April 26, 2010 at 11:31 PM

ممتاز

blatantblue on April 26, 2010 at 11:34 PM

Hey Aleph. Anyone can use Google translation:

حرية التعبير يعني أنك لا تحصل على ليقول لي ما يمكن أو لا يمكن قوله.

If you don’t like the rules here, go play somewhere else.

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 11:35 PM

ممتاز

Thanks, Blatantblue. This is fun!

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 11:38 PM

‘Because I’m an idiot,’ Norris replied.

She’s not an idiot. She’s a weasely weekling. Women of the world, be ashamed.

Where are you Hillary? The world regresses, rapidly.

Schadenfreude on April 26, 2010 at 11:38 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

No way! I’m totally married.

Diane on April 26, 2010 at 11:38 PM

@Aleph
Is this a joke?

MyImamToldMeToDoIt on April 26, 2010 at 11:40 PM

GI Mỹ số một

Bishop on April 26, 2010 at 11:40 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

I think you can get those types of blinds at Lowes Home stores.

Diane on April 26, 2010 at 11:40 PM

It is an unwise message to send, assuming that one does not wish to make an enemy of the entire Muslim world.”

I gladly welcome the entire Muslim world as my enemy. They suck.

peski on April 26, 2010 at 11:41 PM

The problem with the ‘in-your-face message’ of ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ is not just that it is inconsiderate of the sensibilities of others, but that it defines those others–Muslims–as being outside of our culture, unworthy of the courtesy we readily accord to insiders.

Really? Let’s not pretend for a moment that the reason you can make fun of Jesus, or Moses or Buddha but not Mohammed is because of our squeamishness about “being inconsiderate to others” or because of some asymmetrical notion of courtesy. At least have enough character to admit that what makes Mohammed different is that there is a pool of functional psychopaths that the cool, edgy and hip don’t want to provoke.

If someone is jittery about drawing Mohammed, they should not delude themselves into thinking it is because of superior manners, and just admit that it is because of lack of nerve.

If someone really thinks that it is “considerate” to refrain from any depiction of Mohammed, reverent or not, let them establish their superior character by proclaiming loudly a non-controversial proposition: “All human beings are equal, regardless of whether they believe in Jesus, or Buddha, or Allah, or Gizmo the wonder dog, or nothing at all. And just so we’re clear here, Muslims are not superior, or inferior to anyone else.” Everyone should be able to say that, right? It should be pretty clear that if you cannot say something so obviously true out of fear of offending somebody, you are not be sensitive, you are being a coward.

So if you don’t want to participate in “everyone Draw Muhammed Day,” because of your thoughtfulness and consideration, enjoy “Human beings are equal regardless of their religious beliefs and go F*** yourself if you don’t agree” day.

z9z99 on April 26, 2010 at 11:42 PM

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 11:38 PM

hayaa jayyid metaa fil arabiyya :]

la atadhakar kathiraan mundhu jaami’aa:/

blatantblue on April 26, 2010 at 11:42 PM

Обама борется, как маленькая девочка.

PootyPoot on April 26, 2010 at 11:43 PM

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

I think you should marinade those in olive oil, lemon slices, a splash of red wine vinegar, sage and oregeno. Really good on skewers and grilled…

Diane on April 26, 2010 at 11:43 PM

They must also agree to meet all of the demands that Muslims may make in the future. Allah willing.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 10:48 PM

No worries. They are meeting them with, or without, Allah.

Schadenfreude on April 26, 2010 at 11:44 PM

If the Left truly thought the right wing was violent and dangerous they would kowtow to the Right like they do for Islam.

TheBigOldDog on April 26, 2010 at 10:44 PM

Tactical error on our part? Just askin’…

Who is John Galt on April 26, 2010 at 11:44 PM

A member of al Qaeda in Iraq walks into his local mosque with a big grin on his face.

“What are you so happy about, Abdul?” Asks the Imam.

“Well, I’ll tell you,” replies Abdul. “I live by the railroad tracks and on my way home last night, I noticed a young woman tied to the rails, like in the American movies. I cut her free and took her back to my humble abode. Allah be praised – we made love all night, all around the tent. We did everything, me on top, sometimes her on top, every position permitted by Mohammed, Peace Be Upon Him!”

“By the most Merciful,” exclaimed the Imam, “you have been blessed. Was she as beautiful as a desert flower?”

Abdul grimaced, “By the Jinn, I do not know – I never found her head.”

Mr. Joe on April 26, 2010 at 11:46 PM

Usted Gringos son todo loco.

NoBordersJose on April 26, 2010 at 11:46 PM

blatantblue on April 26, 2010 at 11:42 PM

Impressive!

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 11:47 PM

Just in case Grow Fins feels left out…

قد الثآليل التناسلية من ألف تصيب المناطق السفلى الخاص…

Seven Percent Solution on April 26, 2010 at 11:47 PM

بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.
Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Believe it or not, I once left that very message in a snowbank after a long night of beer drinking.

Bishop on April 26, 2010 at 11:23 PM

Thread Winner! Among very tough competition!

Who is John Galt on April 26, 2010 at 11:48 PM

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 11:47 PM

lost a lot since college. i just keep up what i know. thankfully my barber is a Tunisian, so we can speak together.

other than that its white people and hispanic people around here :/
with the occasional turk thrown in. so not many arabic speakers to be found to practice with.

knew i shoulda studied spanish! obama’s gonna make me learn it anyway

blatantblue on April 26, 2010 at 11:49 PM

Thread Winner! Among very tough competition!

Who is John Galt on April 26, 2010 at 11:48 PM

agreed

blatantblue on April 26, 2010 at 11:49 PM

Are you serious??? Who are you–Adam Gadahn’s brother?

conservative pilgrim on April 26, 2010 at 11:17 PM

No, his goat…

Schadenfreude on April 26, 2010 at 11:50 PM

Обама борется, как маленькая девочка.=Obama fights like a little girl.

PootyPoot on April 26, 2010 at 11:43 PM

It’s a hot time at HA tonight!

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 11:50 PM

Ich sah nichts. Ich hörte nichts. Ich weiß nichts. Ich war nicht hier. Ich wusste gar nicht aufstehen heute Morgen.

OberfeldwebelSchultz on April 26, 2010 at 11:50 PM

Google translate can be your friend:

محمد اغتصاب الفتيات الصغيرات والماعز القديمة. وكان والده بقرة. كانت والدته خنزير.

Aleph on April 26, 2010 at 11:04 PM


Mohammed raped young girls and old goats. His father was a cow. His mother was a pig.

jackal40 on April 26, 2010 at 11:31 PM

Ah thanks. I was using plain old Google and not

conservative pilgrim on April 26, 2010 at 11:52 PM

I don’t understand half of what you people are saying and I don’t believe any of you do either!

Cheshire Cat on April 26, 2010 at 11:53 PM

OberfeldwebelSchultz on April 26, 2010 at 11:50 PM

No fair! How do you get to change your nom-de-plume, whoever you are?

But funny, +10!

Who is John Galt on April 26, 2010 at 11:53 PM

Je ne peux pas attendre pour obtenir ma copie de Rosetta Stone pour le français!

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 11:53 PM

Mr. Joe on April 26, 2010 at 11:46 PM

Hehehe!

OldEnglish on April 26, 2010 at 11:53 PM

I don’t want to go among mad people!

Cheshire Cat on April 26, 2010 at 11:55 PM

I don’t understand half of what you people are saying and I don’t believe any of you do either!

Cheshire Cat on April 26, 2010 at 11:53 PM

go to Google.com and click google translate to the right. You, too, can be anyone you want to be tonight on HA! (Even an Aleph disguised as an أ

LEBA on April 26, 2010 at 11:57 PM

my goal in life is to make love to a lebanese woman and hear her talk dirty in arabiyya

definitely not a german girl, though.

SPEUCIFUHAN! HEIL!! FINGUNK!

blatantblue on April 27, 2010 at 12:00 AM

i mean how good can german pillow talk sound?

blatantblue on April 27, 2010 at 12:01 AM

blatantblue on April 27, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Try Indian. Kama Sutra in words.

OldEnglish on April 27, 2010 at 12:05 AM

Try Indian. Kama Sutra in words.

OldEnglish on April 27, 2010 at 12:05 AM

I’ll have to sail the seven seas and try ‘em all

I’ll start with New Guinea.

blatantblue on April 27, 2010 at 12:06 AM

I’ll start with New Guinea.

blatantblue on April 27, 2010 at 12:06 AM

Hang on to your head! :)

OldEnglish on April 27, 2010 at 12:07 AM

Hang on to your head! :)

OldEnglish on April 27, 2010 at 12:07 AM

The one that doesn’t think!

blatantblue on April 27, 2010 at 12:07 AM

…when the “moderate muslims” take to the streets to rage and protest against the actions of radical muslims with the same vitriol that they express towards non-muslims….then I will start to show more “courtesy towards their beliefs”

Baxter Greene on April 26, 2010 at 10:57 PM

DITTO!

The only thing I hear from “moderate Muslims” is that the jihadists do not represent them and how we have to change our ways in order to accommodate and be more tolerant of their beliefs.

They should spend more time denouncing the jihadists if they really disagree with the way they are waging war on everyone. But they do not, so they must agree.

Islam is not and has never been a religion of peace. It is a religion of subjugation and murder of all who do not submit. I will never submit.

Sporty1946 on April 27, 2010 at 12:08 AM

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