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Abd Al-Aziz Al-Khazraj Al-Ansari #fundie#sexist jonathanturley.org

We have previously discussed tutorials from Islamic clerics on how to beat your wife (here and here and here). The latest such grotesque lesson is from a leading cleric Abd Al-Aziz Al-Khazraj Al-Ansari in Qatar. Using a young boy as a stand-in for his wife, Al-Ansari, explains how to beat a wife “out of love” and how some women secretly want beatings because their want “violent and powerful husbands.”

Al-Ansari instructs that Islam bars striking or slapping a women’s face: The Prophet Muhammad “Look how merciful Islam is. The Prophet forbade striking the face. He forbade men from beating their wives on the face. Slapping the face, hitting the head, punching the nose — all of this is prohibited. The beating is for discipline.”

He further states that “we must understand that the man is the leader of the house. A leader has authorities, just like a company manager.” He instructs how to first admonish wives for failing to do what they told and then resort to “painless beating that does not leave bruises or cause bleeding.”

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wlindsaywheeler #fundie jonathanturley.org

[Comment under "The Face Of Courage: The World Should Note The 75th Anniversary Of The Execution of Sophia and Hans Scholl"]

Whose going to save us from the darkness of the bloody genocidal Jewish Ideology of International Socialism?

Before there was Sophia Magdalena Scholl and her brother Hans Scholl , there was the Russian Czar and his family—-shot to death by the Jewish led firing squad, the genocide of the Russian Royal Family!

What about the numerous Catholic clergy shot by commies and anarchists in the Spanish Civil War?

How about Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that called for the genocide of reactionaries in 1849. (q.v. “Genocide when necessary” http://www.interlog.com/~girbe/Engels.html )

Let’s think of this “If there was NO International Socialism—There wouldn’t have been National Socialism”.

Are we going to remember the victims of International Socialism?

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Judge Jack Robison #fundie jonathanturley.org

Judge Jack Robison appears to be channeling a higher authority recently in Comal County, Texas. Robison interrupted jurors during deliberations to inform the panel that God told him to acquit Gloria Romero-Perez of trafficking a teenage girl for sex. It appears that divine judgment did not track well with the jury, which proceeded to find Perez guilty as charged.

Perez was accused of paying $6,000 (£4,300) to smuggle ta 15-year-old girl to the US from Honduras. She then received money from an older man who had sex with the girl and had a child by her.

Obviously, if this account is true, Robison needs to be stripped from the bench. He was reelected as a Republican to the 207th District Court without opposition. His current term expires on December 31, 2018.
He received is B.A. from Missouri State University and his J.D. from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio. He was reprimanded in 2011 for jailing a grandfather who called him a fool for his ruling on the custody of the man’s granddaughter.

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Squeeky Fromm, Girl Reporter and Paul Schulte #racist jonathanturley.org

@Paul Schulte

@Squeeky Fromm, Girl Reporter
And speaking of college, this was sooo kewl, I am posting my comment on this thread, too!

Oh, and another thing! Being a Black Thug is now the basis of a college degree! Witness: Trayvon Martin – – – Thug, and Aeronautical Scientist!

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – A South Florida university awarded an honorary degree to Trayvon Martin, Saturday.

Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, took the stage at Florida Memorial University’s commencement in Miami Gardens to receive a posthumous bachelor’s degree in aeronautical science on their son’s behalf.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/05/14/trayvon-martin-receives-posthumous-aeronautical-science-degree.html

I guess Trayvon pioneered new techniques in skulls flying into concrete??? maybe Michael Brown can pick up a degree in Tobacco Logistical Transport Systems???

Squeeky Fromm
Girl Reporter

Squeeky – I would have thought his degree would have been from the college of pharmacology, he did seem like a street corner pharmacist to me. ?? However, aeronautical science might be short-hand for ‘airhead.’

LOL! Of course, it could also have been a Degree in Statistics, because “what are the odds?” the innocent victim, George Zimmerman, would have had a gun???

But seriously, I look for more of these dead black thugs to get honorary degrees.

Squeeky Fromm
Girl Reporter

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Squeeky Fromm, Girl Reporter #racist jonathanturley.org

[Comment under Clemson Dean Calls For Students To Pass “Intercultural Competency” Test As A Pre-Condition for Holding School Offices]

What this all means is that White Folks are supposed to accept without question, as a matter of cultural sensitivity:

1) That high illegitimate birth rates as a normal Negro thing, even though it wasn’t before LBJ and the Great Society started paying extra for bast*rd children;

2) That Illegal Alien Mexicans are a great thing for America, even though cheap labor hurts broke and jobless Americans, and drives down wages across the board;

3) That Anal Sex is just as important as the kind of sex that makes babies. Because. Orga*sms.

4) That even though Blacks and Mexicans are just as good as everybody else, we have to give them special gifts and privileges;

5) That White People are the worst race of people to ever live, and no other race in history of the world ever engaged in warfare, conquered other lands, or kept slaves. Heck, before the White Folks came to America, the redskins, I mean Native American Victims, didn’t even know what a tomahawk, or a bow and arrow. Nope, they just went around growing organic vegetables, and swapping Quartz Crystals among themselves, and smoking dope, and taking peyote. They were even the original Vegans, and didn’t even eat meat. They kept herds of buffaloes as pets!

6) That White People should just STFU, pay for all the losers in society, and ignore the black crime rate, and high illegitimate birth rate, and not snicker during Black Pride Month;

7) And finally, never ever say the “N” word, or say “illegal alien”, because that is the worst sin anybody could ever commit, if they are white. If they are black, then it’s OK.

Squeeky Fromm
Girl Reporter

PS: I could have wrote a book, but I just got some Rockabilly Licks, and I need to practice them.

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Mulla Hassib #fundie jonathanturley.org

In another example of attempts to legitimize murder for apostasy, an Islamist Cleric of the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) declared in an interview with the BBC that Kurds who leave Islam to convert to Zoroastrianism are to be murdered; or in his words “Killed and Executed.”

The cleric extended his hand of mercy by allowing those converts three days to regret their decision but thereafter are to be executed.

In an almost brutal irony, Mulla Hassib from Sulaimani said that Islamic religious tenets permit such executions, but ISIS’ practice of killing apostates is partially correct but he criticizes the terrorist organization for spreading the religion by means of “violence”.

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The intolerant actions by a few Islamist leaders is likely in part due to a rise in Zoroastrianism within the Iraqi Kurdistan region. Zoroastrianism predates Christianity and Islam by centuries and is regarded as a precursor by some to these religions. Its decline began with the Islamic conquest of Persia from 633 to the mid 650s. While today the religious faithful are estimated in the low 100,000s worldwide, a resurgence of the faith is showing marked gains in Iraqi Kurdistan. A movement exists to gain official recognition status by the Kurdistan Regional Government. Culturally Kurds have a strong interweaving with the religion and the Kurdish language is derived from the Avesta, the religion’s sacred book.

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bam bam #fundie jonathanturley.org

[Commenting under "Can You Guess What This Person Was Charged With?," about Julian Mark Ridgeway being tried for committing acts of bestiality on a mare]

The taboo of a human, engaging in sex with a non-human, will soon go the way of the seemingly intransigent taboo of two individuals, of the same gender, engaging in sexual relations. Just a matter of time, folks. Just a matter of time. The once unimaginable–homosexual activity–is now accepted, elevated, glorified and given legal protection. Children will soon be required to read, along with Bobby Has Two Dads or Suzie Has Two Moms, another book, entitled, Bradley Has Two Dads–Robert, the Sperm Donor and Wilbur, His Loving and Devoted Horse Partner. Sure, we may scoff at my so-called absurd notion and prediction now, but, remember, my parents and their peers, decades ago, would’ve dismissed as ludicrous the manner in which homosexuality–a longstanding and seemingly irreversible taboo, dating back thousands of years–has today been embraced and sanctioned as an alternate, but normal and healthy, lifestyle. Of course, the naysayers will grumble about how homosexuals are consenting adults, and I will be chastised for comparing the actions of two consenting adults with a human and a non-human, which, supposedly, has no ability to consent. Never mind that the definition of consent is malleable. Fluid. Capable of being altered in an instant. It will soon be argued, if it hasn’t, already, that the mare, in this story, had every opportunity, every chance, given its size and strength, to resist this old perv. Its acquiescence will be deemed consent. It will be alleged that the mare has rights and privileges and that said rights and privileges extend to such behavior, to which it was, apparently, amenable. Laugh now. This type of behavior will soon be granted legal protection, and history will look back on Ridgeway, not as some old, demented perv, who couldn’t keep his hands off of innocent and helpless creatures, but as the Rosa Parks of bestiality. Our society is descending down a slippery slope, with no end in sight.

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bam bam #fundie jonathanturley.org

[Commenting under the article "Can You Guess What This Person Was Charged With?" about the case of Bryan Asrary, who confessed to tricking a nine-year-old girl into sending him nudes of herself]

I’m waiting for the follow up from CAIR, where the organization vigorously and fervently defends Asrary’s actions as condoned and acceptable under the dictates of Islam, where the great and sanctified Prophet, Mohammed, raped a nine year old girl. We will be admonished, as we always are, to appreciate and honor the vile cultural differences of others. Bryan, did you say? Right. More like, Baadi, Baadir, Baahir, Baakir, Baashir or Babar. He’s Bryan like I am Cleopatra.

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Perveen Bibi, Anees Rafiq and the victim's uncle #fundie jonathanturley.org

[From the post “I Have No Regrets”: Pakistani Mother Tells Daughter To Come Home For Wedding Celebration . . . Then Burns Her To Death As “Honor Killing”]

After repeated refusals of her family to allow her to marry the man she loved, Zeenat Rafiq, 18, eloped with Hassan Khan, a classmate. She was surprised therefore when her mother found her to say that all was forgiven and that she should return home for a belated celebration of the marriage. When she showed up, her mother and brother proceeded to beat and strangle her . . . and then burned her. Her mother, Perveen Bibi, has proudly claimed to have upheld the honor of the family by killing her own daughter. She told the police “I have no regrets.”

After killing and burning her daughter, Bibi ran outside and yelled, “I have killed my daughter for misbehaving and giving our family a bad name,.”

She was sentenced to death while Rafiq’s brother, Anees Rafiq, received life in prison.

Rafiq is just one of the roughly 1,000 women are slain every year by relatives. After she married in secret, the couple hid in fear for their lives until Rafiq’s mother and an uncle arrived with the offer of a ceremony. Notably, there is no record of the uncle being charged despite his involvement in luring the victim to her death.

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bam bam #racist jonathanturley.org

[Commenting under the article "Ugandan Elections Spur Rash of Child Mutilations and Murders To Guarantee “Good Luck”"]

Just think–these animals, who were still swinging from vines in the not-so-distant past, participate in the sham, that is the UN, and actually cast votes. That’s a comforting thought.

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Ali Hammuda #fundie jonathanturley.org

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Ali Hammuda, an Imam at a Cardiff mosque, seems intent on maintaining a position as one of the most hateful and extreme voices in the West when it comes to Islamic values. Hammuda first attracted international attention when three young men from his mosque who became extremists in ISIS in Syria. He is now back in the news after a secret recording shows him telling his followers that it is permissible and moral under the teachings of Mohammed to have sex slaves.

Hammuda influenced the three ‘Cardiff jihadis’ – Nasser Muthana and Reyaad Khan, then 20, and Muthana’s younger brother Aseel, then 17 – who became terrorists with ISIS in Syria. He is shown in the latest recording telling teenage Muslims that they can morally force women to be sex slaves under the teachings of the Koran (Quran). The recording from the Al-Manar mosque by an undercover reporter shows Hammuda, who (despite his extremist past) the English Islamic Programmes officer at the mosque, explains the Hadiths, or sayings of Mohammed.

Hammuda is recorded as saying:

“One of the interpretations as to what this means is that towards the end of time there will be many wars like what we are seeing today, and because of these wars women will be taken as captives, as slaves, yeah, women will be taken as slaves. . . . And then, er, her master has relations with her because this is permissible in Islam, it’s permissible to have relations with a woman who is your slave or your wife.”

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While rape and slavery is perfectly moral under the teachings of Mohammad, Hammuda is disgusted . . . by music. Music turns out to be the “tool of Satan” so when you are raping your Yazidi sex slave, you should not listen to music. He also says that it is forbidden to engage in the “free mixing” with women . . . unless of course you are raping them as an Islamic right.

What is really frightening is that, until 2013, Hammuda was allowed to hold lunchtime sessions at Cathays High School in Cardiff. Many Muslims have condemned Hammuda and his hateful, disgusting teachings. After the release of the tape, Hammuda insisted that he has always condemned the “so-called Islamic State” and “this evil phenomena.” He insisted that “The undercover recording and quotations referred to seem to have been deliberately taken out of context to portray a religious perspective that I do not ascribe to.”

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MK Bezalel Smotrich #racist jonathanturley.org

Knesset member Bezalel Smotrich of the Jewish Home party is calling for the segregation of Arab and Jewish mothers in maternity wards in Israeli hospitals. He insists that Israeli mothers should not have to have their babies next to Muslim babies “who might want to murder” them in 20 years. Media reported that Shaare Tsedek and Hadassah hospitals in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv’s Ichilov and the Meir hospital in Kfar Saba were all segregating patients.

Smotrich said “My wife is truly no racist, but after giving birth she wants to rest rather than have a hafla [a celebratory feast often accompanied by music and dancing] like the Arabs have after their births. It’s natural that my wife wouldn’t want to lie in bed next to a woman who just gave birth to a baby who might want to murder her baby 20 years from now.”

When confronted later by a radio interviewer, Smotrich doubled down and said “Arabs are my enemies and that’s why I don’t enjoy being next to them.”

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Shamiso Kanyama #fundie jonathanturley.org

He was known as Prophet Shamiso Kanyama in Zimbabwe and he instructed his followers to bury him alive as part of his ritual to cleanse their house of evil spirits. They did and were surprised when they dug him up to find out that he was dead. Now the family involved in the ritual is accused of murder despite the “Prophet” demanding that he be buried.

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Kanyama reportedly asked his followers to bury him alive so that he could summon more cleansing powers to heal the family that had been plagued by mysterious deaths. He directed them to dig a grave and bury him alive because that was the way he summoned more healing powers to ward off evil spirits. Indeed, Kanyama helped to dig his own grave and jumped inside. One man begged the men to stop and dig up Kanyama but they ignored his pleas. Instead, the prophet yelled at the man that he was “disturbing his angels, and urged the other to continue filling the grave."

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Islamic Ideology Council, Fazlur Rehman and several unnamed Pakistani imams and clerics #fundie jonathanturley.org

The Women’s Protection Act, passed by Pakistan’s largest province of Punjab last week, would seem the type of law that no civilized person could contest. It offers legal protection to women from sexual abuse and violence while calling for the creation of a toll-free abuse reporting hot line and the establishment of women’s shelters. However, the Council of Islamic Ideology, a powerful Pakistani religious body that advises the government on the compatibility of laws with Islam, has now declared that criminalizing violence against women is “un-Islamic.”

Various Islamic clerics and religious leaders previously denounced the law as conflicting with the teachings of Islam and the Koran.

Fazlur Rehman, the chief of one of Pakistan’s largest religious parties, the Jamiat-i-Ulema Islam, explained that “this law makes a man insecure. This law is an attempt to make Pakistan a Western colony again.”

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Kanthapuram AP Aboobacker Musalyar #fundie jonathanturley.org

Sunni leader Kanthapuram AP Aboobacker Musalyar (head of one of the traditionalist Sunni Muslims in Kerala, India) has reportedly confirmed that worst expectations of women and civil liberties advocates in India with recent comments calling the concept of gender equality “un-Islamic” and saying that women could never equal men as “they are fit only to deliver children.” It is a chilling reminder of the intense prejudices and oppression faced by women in many traditional Islamic areas.

Musalyar, 76, the chief of All India Sunni Jamiyyathul Ulama, insisted at a camp of Muslim Students Federation (MSF) in Kozhikode that women lack the mental strength and power to control the universe, “which lies in the hands of men.” Ignoring the advances in civilized countries, he predicted that “Gender equality is something which is never going to be a reality. It is against Islam, humanity and was intellectually wrong.”

He further added “Women can never equal men. They are fit only to deliver children. Women cannot withstand crisis situations.” He further denounced plans to allow girls and boys to share seats in colleges as “part of a calculated move to destroy Islam and culture.”

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Youssif Z. Omar #fundie jonathanturley.org

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[A]n assistant professor at the University of Missouri is under arrest on suspicion of child abuse after Benghazi native Youssif Z. Omar reportedly attacked a female 14-year-old relative for not wearing a hijab to Hickman High School. The University says that Omar has not worked at the university for months.

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Omar is listed on the University’s website as a graduate teaching assistant of Arabic and the managing editor of the undergraduate journal “Artifacts.” He received his Bachelors Degree in translation and multiple Masters Degrees in Libya. He secured his PhD in English Education, Linguistics and Translation Studies while at the University of Missouri from 2008-2013. The Mizzou website still lists him as Adjunct Instructor of Arabic in German & Russian Studies.

Omar is accused of attacking the teenager by pulling her down the stairway by the hair and striking her in the face after seeing her with[out] a hijab.

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Rokstan M.'s father, mother and brothers #fundie jonathanturley.org

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We have another alleged “honor killing” in Europe. Rokstan M. is a woman who was gang raped by three Syrian soldiers and fled for freedom in the West. Her family however treated her as unclean and guilty for being gang raped. She reportedly feared being killed by her father and brothers. The young pregnant woman was found stabbed to death and her Syrian father is believed to have fled back to Syria. Police are also seeking her brothers who are believed to have participated in the savage murder. Rokstan wrote on social media shortly before her death that “I am awaiting death. But I am too young to die.”

Rokstan was employed as an interpreter on a book project on Syrian refugees. She recounted before her death that “I was taken by three men. Ever since that time my family has regarded me as unclean. My mother and my brothers mistreat me. They say that I deserve to die.” She lived at Papatya, a crisis center for girls and young women and the director, Eva Kaiser, believes Rokstan was killed by her family “because she was no longer a virgin and was raped in Syria.”

Her body was found behind a living area for Syrian refugees in Berlin. The father appears to have fled to Turkey and likely back to Syria — leaving his wife who is under investigation in Germany. The mother denies involvement but friends of the Rokstan say that the mother threatened her and once allegedly tried to hire a hitman to kill her.

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Gujarat High Court #fundie jonathanturley.org

The medieval mentality found in some parts of India was on display in the Gujarat High Court, which asked a rape victim to balance a 40kg rock on her head in order to ‘prove her purity’ and reside with her husband again. It is part of the bizarre ritual called “Agnipariksha,” or “test of fire.”

The woman became pregnant as a result of the rape but was denied an abortion by Gujarat High Court in India. If she passes this “sanctity test,” she would be able to live with her husband again.

The “test of fire” is the traditional way in some areas of India to prove virtue because of the view that a rape victim is considered to be “tainted.” The origins of the test is found in the Hindu poem Ramayana, in which Sita was made to sit in the fire after she had been kidnapped by a suitor.

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Yishai Schlissel and an unnamed ultra-Orthodox radio service #fundie jonathanturley.org

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Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man, stabbed six marchers in the annual Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem. What is equally disturbing is that Schlissel was just released after serving 10 years for stabbing participants in the Gay Pride Parade in 2005. Schlissel immediately demanded a court held in accordance with Jewish law, a request which was denied.

Schlissel left two people in serious condition.

A decade ago, he wounded three marchers not far from the spot of his most recent attack. He was only released a month ago — a testament to his fanatical hatred of homosexuals and extreme religious beliefs. He explained to police that as a faithful Jew he had come “to kill in the name of God.” He was released from prison a month ago.

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Notably, the Orthodox community did not appear to shun Schlissel. Instead, he was interviewed on an ultra-Orthodox radio service nearly two weeks ago, and he used the occasion to assure fellow Ultra-Orthodox believers that “The battle is not over. Those unclean people want to continue defiling Jerusalem.” He also insisted that people must go to confront the people in the parade and that the goal must be “to disperse them, even by force.” None of that appears to have led the government to put him under surveillance or cause other Ultra-Orthodox Jews to call the police. Those are questions that are now being asked by many.

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Saudi Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice #fundie jonathanturley.org

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Saudi Arabia has given the world another bizarre example of life under the strict Islamic code and values of the Kingdom. The Talaee Al-Noor International School in Riyadh painted an inviting and playful rainbow image on its building. The Kingdom’s religious police quickly swooped in an arrested the administrator, fined the school $25,000, and ordered the facade painted over. The reason? Rainbows are seen as “emblems Of homosexuality.” It is not clear what the religious police will do with naturally occurring rainbows.

The offensive, unIslamic rainbow is now gone and the morals of Saudi citizens saved by another brave act of the Saudi Arabian Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice.

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Islamic State #fundie jonathanturley.org

Having run out of sedans and swimming pools for its view of creative and fun forms of execution, ISIS is now returning to an old favorite of beheadings. In the latest video, they executed women for sorcery in Syria and earlier beheaded a street magician as immoral under Islam and Sharia law. Two women were executed with their husbands.

Two women were the latest victims of ISIS and its extreme view of Islamic justice. The group has been targeted possible sorcerers or practitioners of “witchcraft”.

Street performers have been deemed sorcerers if they merely do magic tricks for children. Optical illusions are deemed black magic under the primitive Sharia judgments of ISIS. The dead man’s image shows a broken bag full of prayer beads laid near his body. Such trinkets and charms are also viewed as black magic and blasphemy.

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Father Valeriy #fundie jonathanturley.org

“Father Valeriy” of Church of St Michael in the self-proclaimed state of Transnistria, in Eastern Europe is shown riding the man like a donkey as he protests. After the man collapses, the priest stands on top of him and raises his arms in victory. The Moldovan Orthodox Church has launched a probe. Assuming that this is not just some horrible joke, the video shows the potential for great abuse in such rituals.

When the cameraman asked how far the man must carry the large priest, Valeriy responds “To Jerusalem and to the sacred mountain of Aphone.” The man then pleaded that he cannot go on and asks to carry the priest in his arms instead: “Good people please save me! I cannot take it anymore!

News accounts say that Valeriy insists that they will continue to Jerusalem unless the devil shows itself. What is most disturbing is the appearance of a young child who is allowed to witness this scene as Father Valeriy grabs the man’s ear and then later stands on the collapsed man in victory.

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Professor Saida Grundy #racist jonathanturley.org

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While Professor Saida Grundy has not actually started teaching at Boston University, she is already facing calls for her removal from the faculty. After being hired by BU, Grundy let loose with a series of tweets that are denounced as racist and sexist. Grundy tweeted, for example, “White masculinity isn’t a problem for america’s colleges, white masculinity is THE problem for america’s colleges.” The tweets have triggered a debate over whether there is a double standard for such comments and whether such comments should be treated as protected speech.

In a January tweet, Grundy wrote: “Every MLK week I commit myself to not spending a dime in white-owned businesses. and every year i find it nearly impossible.” Previously, she posted comments like“Deal with your white sh*t, white people. slavery is a *YALL* thing.”

Brundy is expected to start teaching in June and Boston University spokesman Colin Riley insisted “Professor Grundy is exercising her right to free speech and we respect her right to do so.”

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Saudi Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice and Sheik Abdul-Aziz bin Baz #fundie jonathanturley.org

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In Saudi Arabia, the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice is a religious police force that has been a constant presence in the Kingdom arresting woman having coffee with colleagues or forcing young girls to burn to death in fire rather than run out without their scarves. Then there was the time that the religious police in Dammam marched into a popular dinosaur exhibit and shut it down without any explanation of why the dinosaurs threatened the virtue of good Muslims. Then there was the flogging of a women who insulted them. Then there are the round ups of religious people for simply praying at home. Then there is the arrest of a man for standing in line with his wife at a grocery store. The list goes on and on. The latest entry is the arrest of young men for simply dancing at a birthday party. Birthday parties have been denounced by Saudi clerics as unIslamic, but this the first such arrest that many can recall that did not involve dancing with women.

The Vice police in Buraydah arrested the men for “loud music and inappropriate dancing.” The charge reflected the medieval views of the dominant Wahhabi sect of Islam. The police said that the young men were in “a comprising situation in their dance and shameful movements.” There was even a birthday cake. There is enough to send the Vice police into a fence. Recall that grand mufti Sheik Abdul-Aziz bin Baz declared that “It’s not permissible to take part in them. Birthday parties are an innovation . . . and people are in no need of innovations.”

The Vice police also noted that they saw the hair styles of the men as non-traditional and said that such styles are dangerous and “can lead to immorality and even homosexuality.”

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Saudi Arabian Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. #fundie jonathanturley.org

Khamisa Sawadi, 75, is a Syrian widow of a Saudi man still living in the Kingdom. She has been sentenced to 40 lashes and four months in jail for simply being seen speaking with two young men who are not her relatives. After being flogged and jailed, she will then be deported for the crime under Sharia law. She was convicted of “illegal mingling.”