Culture Watch Vol. 43
December 1, 2008
[RIGHT: The smiling, satisfied face of one of the Mumbai terrorists.]
In yet another sign of success in Iraq, 18 female suicide bombers associated with al-Qaeda have turned themselves in to coalition forces.
In the U.S., deportations of illegal immigrants have increased, with nearly 350,000 illegals sent packing through Sept., 2008, compared to 174,000 in the same period in 2004.
Cancer rates have dropped for the first time in the U.S. and previous declines are accelerating.
With the economy in shambles, fewer and fewer people are exhibiting concern for 'global warming'. Efforts by the global warming crowd continue, however - with the United Nations issuing yet another report warning that the cost to fight this 'crisis' may be 170% higher than 2007 estimates. Oops. Lawyers are getting into the game, demanding an international court for the environment to punish states that fail to protect wildlife and prevent 'climate change'.
Translation: They want to regulate air.
United America Committee has erected a giant billboard, warning of the very real danger of Sharia creep. (Islamic law)
Planned Parenthood is offering Christmas gift certificates. Now you can give an abortion for Christmas. Or maybe you could give Atlas Sports Genetic's $149 test that promises to predict a child's natural athletic strengths. Scary stuff, all.
Between 1991 and 2006, the numbers of unfaithful wives under 30 increased by 20% and husbands by a whopping 45%. Thank-you, secular progressives.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled that a man who infected his ex-wife with HIV while they were married must pay her $12.5 million.
Swiss voters on Sunday appeared to be giving overwhelming support to a pioneering program providing government-authorized heroin to hardened addicts.
In Florida, a strict law banning adoption of children by gay people was found unconstitutional by a state judge who declared there was no legal or scientific reason for sexual orientation alone to prohibit anyone from adopting.
South Korea is trying to jail an actress - for adultery.
In California, the PC police object to having kindergarten students dress up as pilgrims and Native Americans, saying it is 'demeaning.'
In Florida, Gulf Coast University has banned all holiday decorations from common spaces on campus and canceled a popular greeting card design contest, which is being replaced by an ugly sweater competition.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 68% of American adults prefer stores to show signs saying “Merry Christmas” rather than "Happy Holidays."
From the 'I've Got Rights!' file, A Deltona woman has sued the Volusia County supervisor of elections, contending that, as a Puerto Rican, she should have been able to cast her vote in Spanish.
Plans are underway for a movie depicting the life of Prophet Muhammad. Producer Oscar Zoghbi hopes his film will clear up misconceptions about Muslims, including what he says is "the understanding that all Muslims are terrorists." Critics say it is yet another attempt to humanize terrorists.
Virulent atheist Michael Newdow is at it again, seeking to remove 'In God We Trust' from U.S. coins and dollar bills, claiming in a new federal lawsuit that the motto is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion.
TOP IDIOTS OF THE WEEK:
Top Idiot Awards this week include the students at Ottowa's Carlton University who cancelled a cystic fibrosis fundraiser after finding out the disease wasn't 'inclusive' enough. Duh
So many idiots, so little space. Check out the latest RightBias Idiots Awards here.
Until next Monday, keep smiling,
by Nancy Morgan
Culture Watch may be reprinted, with attribution to RightBias.com
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