This led to a question about the future of Syria's minorities such as the Christians. Ahmed, Basah, and Hamid Hassan all agreed - Christians could only live there if they either converted, or paid the 'Jizyah' - a special tax levied on non-Muslims in previous centuries in the Middle East. If not said Bahar, they could be killed.
When asked why, the answer was, to them, quite simple - because the
Prophet Mohammed said so. I was then invited to become a Muslim.
Become a convert, dhimmi, or dead. Have it all worked out, don't they?
Meanwhile, in Egypt,
According to both supporters and opponents of the draft, the charter not
only makes Muslim clerics the arbiters for many civil rights, it
also could give a constitutional basis for citizens to set up Saudi-style “religious police” to monitor morals and enforce segregation
of the sexes, imposition of Islamic dress codes and even harsh
punishments for adultery and theft — regardless of what laws on the books say.
National Socialist Democrat logic: "If you won't bow down to the unions, I want the whole state fucked over."
Sen. Schumer: lying bastard politician.
And now: it's cold outside, I'm tired, and I've got some reading to do. And try to work in some more of season 2 of Justified. 'Night, all.