Archive for January 9, 2009

How he may look on January 20. Anything's possible.

How he may look on January 20. Anything's possible.

Remember the ridiculous law suit being brought against President-elect Obama because he dares has the pledge of allegiance recited at his inauguration?

Yeah, well, at least those persnickety Atheists have nothing to day about the fact the BarackStar chose a Bible for his oath. And much to the chagrin of rednecks, Klansmen and bigoted misanthropes everywhere, it’s the same Bible Abraham Lincoln used. Nice.

“President-elect Obama is deeply honored that the Library of Congress has made the Lincoln Bible available for use during his swearing-in,” said Presidential Inaugural Committee Executive Director Emmett Beliveau. “The President-elect is committed to holding an Inauguration that celebrates America’s unity, and the use of this historic Bible will provide a powerful connection to our common past and common heritage.”

Well, duh! What was he going to do? Walk on down to the local Lifeway and grab a Parallel Bible for kicks? Not so much.

This 1,280-page book of holy writ was published in 1853. And who says the Word of God isn’t timeless? This story is one in a voluminous array of them that should surpass party affiliation or preference. It’s historic that “We, the people” get to witness something like this.

I just hope he realizes for those regaled “first 100 days” won’t be empowered by the days of how the South got their tails handed to them. Ironic though. Thanks to that anticipated oath, this country will enter a new era of reconstruction. Hrm. The more things change, the more they stay the same indeed.

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MEMO to all Muslims out there: A fatwa is brewing out there, and you may not even realize it.

There you are, watching a football game with your friends, you grab a bean pie and because of the gastrointestinal frivolity beans create, you undo the button of your blue jeans.

The Devil in Blue Jeans in any religion. Yikes!

The Devil in Blue Jeans in any religion. Yikes!

Ah, feel better? Well, that’s your gunah (sin). According to this story in WOW News’ Times Online (UK), wearing jeans is now a no-no and considered “unIslamic.”

Apparently, “the physical structure (curves) of the body is reflected if one puts on a jeans. Wearing them by a woman is a sin”. And, if that isn’t enough… “Women who want to look as men, are cursed.”

Just when you think the sexual revolution made its progress. Sarah Palin and her lipstick. Hillary Clinton and her vast collection of monochromatic pant suits. Haven’t we come farther than this?

Besides, what if some young Muslim is a butt-man? How is that guy going to find his soul mate? What, talk to her? Please! That is so 1980s.

Just like the Jordache, Calvin Kleins, Sassoon, Guess and Z-Cavaricchi burning in folks closets across the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.

Pity.