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2009-06-08 Arabia
Saudis voice their disapproval of cinemas
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Posted by Classer 2009-06-08 07:49|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [443 views ]  Top

#1 When telegraph first came to Saudi, they brought in a very senior scholar to determine if it was acceptable or not. To his credit, and the wit of those who had built the telegraph, the very first message was "Allah Akbar".

Seeing the way the wind was blowing, the scholar decided that a devilish device couldn't possibly transmit such a message, so it was cool.
Posted by Anonymoose 2009-06-08 09:59||   2009-06-08 09:59|| Front Page Top

#2 "Down if front, Achmed!"
Posted by mojo 2009-06-08 14:36||   2009-06-08 14:36|| Front Page Top

#3 Once again proving the need for a closed insular country in order for Islamic ideas to flourisn without contamination by reality.
(Must I say snark?)
Posted by Redneck Jim 2009-06-08 21:43||   2009-06-08 21:43|| Front Page Top

#4 Hmmm, on second thought that's too true to ne labeled snark.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2009-06-08 21:50||   2009-06-08 21:50|| Front Page Top

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