Pamela Geller is planning a âDraw the Prophetâ event in Garland, Texas in the same location as a Muslim group held a âStand with the Prophetâ conference in January. The First Annual Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest will be hosted by the Curtis Caldwell Center, which is owned and operated by the Garland Independent School District.
Gellerâs event comes on the wake of the Islamic terrorist attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo in January. Following the attack, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) scheduled the âStand with the Prophetâ conference at the public school districtâs conference center. Geller, the President of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), scheduled a protest outside the event that was attended by approximately 2,000 people.
During the Free Speech Rally in Garland, Geller spoke with Breitbart Texas about her reaction to the large and loud crowd of protesters. She said that MuslimsÂ are trying to impose restrictions on free speech like they are doing in Paris. âThousands of Americans said âno way!ââ
âThe media can smear us and the President can stand with them,â Geller said. âWe the people are not having it. If there is any proof of that, itâs today. We dwarfed them.â
âIf the Western media ran the Danish cartoons back when this Islamic supremacist movement first started gaining steam, the editorial staff of Charlie Hebdo would be alive today,â Geller stated in response to an inquiry from Breitbart Texas. âThat said, the European press ran the Hebdo cartoons in the wake of that jihad slaughter. But the American press would not. The beacon of freedom, the shining light on a hill, is running scared. Well, thatâs not who we are. The elites do not represent the people.â
âEnough is enough,â she explained. âTheyâre just cartoons. Weâre holding this exhibit and cartoon contest to show how insane the world has become â with people in the free world tiptoeing in terror around supremacist thugs who actually commit murder over cartoons. If we canât stand up for the freedom of speech, we will lose it â and with it, free society.â
Boy am I glad that I didn’t go to our face of the day’s school when I was nine years old. I was a bossy little so and so and would command groups of kids both female and male all running around with wooden and plastic firearms that I had brought to primary school. I got to be in charge because I had all the war toys ( thanks Dad ) We would kill each other with hoots of joy every break and sometimes we would be the good guys and sometimes the bad guys.One time my Dad was called into the Principal’s office because a parent had complained that I had sat on her son. This was before the days that schools were politically correct so I sat there bemused as my Dad and the Principal laughed at how I had bested a boy my own age in a play fight. I didn’t get punished by the school but my good friend Jared Curry did get his revenge as I had unintentionally humiliated him in front of his guy friends. He hunted me down the next day at lunchtime, tackled me and sat on me while his friends hooted with laughter. I had been running towards the safety of the girl’s toilets but didn’t quite make it. The next day I was at his place watching some puppies being born cause that is what mates do.
Tolkien lore led a Texas boy to suspension after he brought his âone ringâ to school.
Kermit Elementary School officials called it a threat when the 9-year-old boy, Aiden Steward, in a playful act of make-believe, told a classmate he could make him disappear with a ring forged in fictional Middle Earthâs Mount Doom.
âIt sounded unbelievable,â the boyâs father, Jason Steward, told the Daily News. He insists his son âdidnât mean anything by it.â
The Stewards had just watched âThe Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armiesâ days earlier, inspiring Aidenâs imagination and leading him to proclaim that he had in his possession the one ring to rule them all.
âKids act out movies that they see. When I watched Superman as a kid, I went outside and tried to fly,â Steward said.
Aiden claimed Thursday he could put a ring on his friend’s head and make him invisible like Bilbo Baggins, who stole Gollumâs “precious” in J.R.R. Tolkienâs fantasy series âThe Lord of the Rings.â
âI assure you my son lacks the magical powers necessary to threaten his friendâs existence,â the boy’s father later wrote in an email. “If he did, I’m sure he’d bring him right back.”
Principal Roxanne Greer declined to comment on the fourth-graderâs suspension, citing confidentiality policies, according to the Odessa American, who first reported Aidenâs troubles Friday.
The family moved to the Kermit Independent School District only six months ago, but itâs been nothing but headaches for Aiden. Heâs already been suspended three times this school year.
Two of the disciplinary actions this year were in-school suspensions for referring to a classmate as black and bringing his favorite book to school: “The Big Book of Knowledge.”
âHe loves that book. They were studying the solar system and he took it to school. He thought his teacher would be impressed,â Steward said.
But the teacher learned the popular childrenâs encyclopedia had a section on pregnancy, depicting a pregnant woman in an illustration, he explained.
It is so sad really. I remember my son when at primary school falling foul of political correctness. Boys in his class had been going through a wedgie phase for about a week. No one was safe. My son suffered a wedgie from his mate and later returned the favour. Another boy who wasn’t his friend gave him a wedgie so my son waited patiently for an opportunity to get him back. Like his Dad he believes revenge is a dish best served cold. Unfortunately by the time he got his own back Wedgies were weeks out of fashion. I was called into the Principal’s office. I explained the situation and was shocked to hear that the mother had claimed that it was a sexual assault.
As is usual from the left wing, when something happens that they don’t like they bring out the ban hammer and attack all and sundry for their efforts.
They no longer believe in freedom of expression.
Ever since American Sniper came out there have been attacks from all the usual suspects. Michelle Obama even found time to attack the movie because it was about blokes and not women. The stupid cow didn’t even realise that it was a film about the life of a real person, Chris Kyle, an American hero. Instead she had to make a stupid political point about why it wasn’t a movie about a woman sniper.
All the left wing outrage has done though is guarantee the success of American Sniper.
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The various states in the US are moving rapidly on cannabis…decriminalisation a the very least and legalisation Â are being considered more and more.
Colorado has already fully legalised and now Texas Governor Rick Perry has lent his support to decriminalisation.
A proper and sensible debate is now being had on the issue, politicians are realising that prohibition hasn’t and won’t work and alternatives are now being sought.
Gov.Â Rick PerryÂ signaled Thursday that he’s for the decriminalization of marijuana use â not legalization, but the softening of punishment for pot users in the border state.
âAs governor, I have begun to implement policies that start us toward a decriminalizationâ by introducing alternative âdrug courtsâ that provide treatment and softer penalties for minor offenses, Perry said during an international panel on drug legalization at theÂ World Economic ForumÂ in Davos, Switzerland.
It’s the first time the governor, who’s voiced support for drug courts in the past, took a position on decriminalization in Texas.
His spokeswoman confirmed that Perry is staunchly opposed to legalization of marijuana because of the dangers that have been associated with the drug but is committed to policies that would lower the punishment for its use to keep smokers out of jail.Â Read more »
Then again maybe Len Brown could try it…since he campaigned on family and religious values…all while hiding a two year affair.
MyFoxDFW.com reports Tom Hayden, the mayor of Flower Mound, made the declaration at a city council meeting last month.
Hayden says he had considered making the declaration for two years because he wants his community to connect through the Bible, and finally decided to do so in 2014.Â Read more »
Johnny Depp wanted to play Tonto to so that he could play Comanche in a “more sympatheic light”.
It is just a pity that no amount of liberal handwringing and re-writing of history can hide the fact that Comanche were tough, brutal, aggressive, pragmatic and showed no one any mercy, ever.
The 16-year-old girlâs once-beautiful face was grotesque.
She had been disfigured beyond all recognition in the 18 months she had been held captive by the Comanche Indians.
Now, she was being offered back to the Texan authorities by Indian chiefs as part of a peace negotiation.
To gasps of horror from the watching crowds, the Indians presented her at the Council House in the ranching town of San Antonio in 1840, the year Queen Victoria married Prince Albert.
âHer head, arms and face were full of bruises and sores,â wrote one witness, Mary Maverick. âAnd her nose was actually burnt off to the bone. Both nostrils were wide open and denuded of flesh.â
Once handed over, Matilda Lockhart broke down as she described the horrors she had endured â the rape, the relentless sexual humiliation and the way Comanche squaws had tortured her with fire. It wasnât just her nose, her thin body was hideously scarred all over with burns.
When she mentioned she thought there were 15 other white captives at the Indiansâ camp, all of them being subjected to a similar fate, the Texan lawmakers and officials said they were detaining the Comanche chiefs while they rescued the others.
It was a decision that prompted one of the most brutal slaughters in the history of the Wild West â and showed just how bloodthirsty the Comanche could be in revenge.Â Read more »