There is a lot of tension in the nation right now. The government is failing, they are on a partial shut down, the deadline for the debt ceiling is looming just days away, VA disability payments likely will not go out next month, federally subsidized state programs are closing, and the food stamp program went offline when Xerox had a “power outage.”
So, I’m sure you’ve all heard that George Zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin. I’m also sure that you’ve heard about the riots that started in Oakland, California. There were more peaceful protests in other major cities of the US, as well. Well, here’s the thing, and I’m likely to piss a few of you off, but look at it this way.
Well, the Crusades seem to alive and well in Dearborn, MI. We see here a general assault on a Muslim festival by a group of Christian protesters. I say “assault,” but I mean purely metaphorically. I’m not saying the Christians physically assaulted the festival goers, but they showed up to make their views of Muslims known.