Which would YOU rather have in America?
Would America be better with Bacon or Bikinis?
Is Islam incompatible with Western values?
The idea of liberty, equality, women’s rights, freedom of thought — are all things that are not permitted in Islam.
And then there’s the bacon issue.
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One of the biggest education publishers in the world has warned its authors not to mention pigs or sausages in their books to avoid causing offence.
Oxford University Press (OUP) said all books must take into consideration other cultures if they hope to sell copies in countries across the world.
As a result, the academic publisher has issued guidance advising writers to avoid mentioning pigs or “anything else which could be perceived as pork” so as not to offend Muslim or Jewish people.
Is this really about the Jewish dietary laws?
How many Jewish folks are out there demanding that people don’t eat or reference bacon?
The answer is pretty much zero.
And if you can’t even reference pigs, some of the great children’s books are going to be turfed from reading lists.
There goes ‘Charlotte’s Web’, you can totally forget about ‘Babe: The Sheep-Pig’ the farmer in that book is named ‘Hoggett’! What about the charming vet stories by James Herriot? Those have got to go, right?
But guess where this insanity was revealed?
A free speech discussion.
The move was revealed during a discussion on free speech during BBC Radio 4’s Today programme in the wake of the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hedbo and its decision to use an image of the Prophet Mohammed on the cover of its latest issue.
Presenter Jim Naughtie said: “I’ve got a letter here that was sent out by OUP to an author doing something for young people.
“Among the things prohibited in the text that was commissioned by OUP was the following: Pigs plus sausages, or anything else which could be perceived as pork.
“Now, if a respectable publisher, tied to an academic institution, is saying you’ve got to write a book in which you cannot mention pigs because some people might be offended, it’s just ludicrous. It is just a joke.”
Read more: International Business Times
Fortunately, some folks think that this is complete crapola.
Because it is.
Do you ever wonder why it is that Leftists who get all upset about the ‘separation of church and state’ are fine with bringing in Sharia Law?
It’s a step towards a theocracy.
Are they really cool with that?
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