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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Swedish Censor Fired, Afghani Christian on Trial

Posted by on March 22 at 8:05 AM

A little good new in the long Mohammed cartoon saga: a Swedish government minister who censored a website loses her job.

In other world news, why aren’t the Christian whackos who give orders to the Bush White House screaming and yelling about this:

Under mounting international pressure over the case of a man facing the death penalty for converting to Christianity, Afghanistan said on Wednesday the judiciary would decide the case.

An Afghan judge said this week a man named Abdur Rahman had been jailed for converting from Islam to Christianity and could face the death penalty if he refused to become a Muslim again.

Sharia, or Islamic law, stipulates death for apostasy. Afghanistan’s legal system is based on a mixture of civil and sharia law.

Let freedom reign.

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Dan -- I'm sure they are.

So why did we even bother with that rat hole of a country? We didn't catch Bin Laden and they are still using Sharia law. Smells like.... victory.

Ain't democracy grand? Democracy, democracy, democracy...

Bush keeps pushing democracy like it is the holy grail, that democracy in and of itself will solve all the world's problems. So now we have Afghanistan as a shining example. And if Iraq doesn't collapse into complete chaos, they'll likely end up with a Shiite dominated government not unlike Iran. Teh super.

Democracy is great. It mostly works pretty well for us. But it isn't perfect. Bush would do well to remember that Hitler was freely elected too.

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