04-02-06

Shallow Quotomatic

"Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars"

In the internet age pictures of posters with the Carrefour logo proclaiming a boycott of Denmark, intended for use in Egypt, are also seen [in] Brussels, where the result is… a boycott of Carrefour. - Paul Belien

"we get to torch shit."

[E]ven now you have Kos commenters contorting themselves into positions of self-righteous progressive onanism that are a wonder to behold—suddenly, free speech is not a universal right worthy of the crafting of puppet heads and the defacing of Starbucks’ windows, but instead is a culture-specific gift that needs to be filtered through the religious precepts of the culture of the Other. Unless, of course, that “Other” happens to be, say, Evangelical Christians. In which case, such extremists MUST BE SHOUTED DOWN with free speech. - Jeff Goldstein

"babyish rumor-fuelled tantrums"

[C]ivil society means that free expression trumps the emotions of anyone to whom free expression might be inconvenient. It is depressing to have to restate these obvious precepts, and it is outrageous that the administration should have discarded them at the very first sign of a fight. - Christopher Hitchens

"have a Carlsberg"

If depicting Muhammad is a blasphemy, well, nobody asked Muslims to depict him. For the rest of us who don’t believe in the Religion of Submission, it’s our freedom and our privilege to do so, and we do as we wish. If the sight of their Prophet shocks Muslims, - well, nobody asks them to look... - Visual Hugo

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