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14 February 2008

Saudia Arabian King Abdullah & Famous Friends : Special Sentimental Valentine Day Execution Edition


Birds of a feather?

Good ole boys?

Thick as thieves?

Partners in crime?

Takes one to know one?

You scratch my back?

All of the above?

And to think that some simple souls still swallow such fairy stories as the 'Spreading Freedom and Democracy' and 'Government of the People, by the people, for the people' sagas -- and similarly, absolutely stupid shit.

Meanwhile, here's an example of how things really are (even in these 'enlightened' times of the 21st century), for so many unfortunate 'real people'.

Dateline: Valentine's Day: 14th February 2008
The Saudi Arabian king today faced international outcry over the planned beheading of a woman accused of being a witch.

Fawza Falih turned two men impotent, a court heard in the ultra-religious state where “performing supernatural occurrences” is considered an offence against Islam.

Judges were also told she cast a spell to bring about the return of a divorced man's ex-wife.

But international charity Human Rights Watch said King Abdullah's religious police [The Mutaween] had forced a confession out of her.

Read the rest of this revolting report.

We don't know about you, but we believe we've always been able to judge most people (pretty accurately), by the kind of company they keep.

*(Cross posted at Appletree)

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Blogger Twilight said...

Well, Richard, you and R.J. Adams have brought me back to earth with a bump on Valentine's Day.

You're both right, of course. :-(

This old world's a cruel place. all we can do is be aware of it, and keep on hoping things won't get worse.

5:03 pm  
Anonymous Charles said...

Won't be long before you can add another photo to your collection Richard. I'm just not sure yet if it'll be another Clinton or Obama.

7:40 pm  
Anonymous bootlean said...

While we're on the subject of Saudi, look what I found in today's Guardian. At least there are still some true Brits honest enough to say out loud what needs to be said.

The British government appears to have "rolled over" in response to Saudi pressure to drop an investigation into alleged bribery in arms deals, a senior judge said today

Full story here.

8:41 pm  

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