Sunday, February 15, 2009

"...Just asking, but are beheadings common in western New York? I used to spend a lot of time in that neck of the woods and I don't remember decapitation as a routine form of murder. Yet the killing of Aasiya Hassan seems to have elicited a very muted response.

When poor Mrs Hassan's husband launched his TV network to counter negative stereotypes of Muslims, he had no difficulty generating column inches, as far afield as The Columbus Dispatch, The Detroit Free Press, The San Jose Mercury News, Variety, NBC News, the Voice of America and the Canadian Press. The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle put the couple on the front page under the headline "Infant TV Network Unveils The Face Of Muslim News".

But, when Muzzammil Hassan kills his wife and "the face of Muslim news" is unveiled rather more literally, detached from her corpse at his TV studios, it's all he can do to make the local press - page 26 of Newsday, plus The Buffalo News, and a very oddly angled piece in the usually gung-ho New York Post, "Buffalo Beheading: Money Woe Spurred Slay".

Oh, really? He beheaded her for some goofy clause in the insurance policy? Not exactly:

An upstate TV exec who set up a channel promoting Muslims as peace-loving people was stressed about his failing business in the days before he allegedly chopped off his estranged wife's head, a friend of the couple said today.

Ah... "
Headless body in gutless press - Mark Steyn - The Corner on National Review OnlineRead it all, then go to Froth from Waltwhich is one of my cyber stops for Beauty and Truth.

2 comments:

USS Ben USN (Ret) said...

Mark Steyn has the guts to tell the truth. Shame on the media!
Thanks Gecko for also havin' the courage to print the truth about this so-called "peaceful" Muslim.

USpace said...

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No matter how many beheadings, stonings, or terrorist attacks there are, we must never fear, resist or mock the precious and ever peaceful Islam. Who are we to say that raping 9 year-olds is immoral? Who are we to say that stoning gays and rape victims to death is evil?

Who are we to say that killing hundreds of people every month in the name of Allah is the height of evil? That is just their culture and ideology and it MUST be respected. Morality is all relative, we must remember that.

http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/
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absurd thought -
God of the Universe says
cut off your wife's head

if she dishonors you
by asking for a divorce

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absurd thought -
God of the Universe wants
all planets Islamic

Earth is one of many
in process of conversion

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absurd thought -
God of the Universe wants
many Taliban planets

stonings and beheadings
billions served daily

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absurd thought –
God of the Universe says
convert the infidels

or make them pay a tax
if they don’t want to die
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USpace
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