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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Hurricane Sandy punishment for our "arrogance"

As Bugs Bunny once said "Hah ha, it is to laugh"

From the National Post October 30 by Stewart Bell

Hurricane Sandy a ‘divine slap on the face of U.S. arrogance,’ Toronto Islamist website declares

A Toronto website that calls itself the “newsmagazine of the Islamic movement” has described the hurricane battering the northeast U.S. a “divine slap.”

In an un-bylined post, Crescent International, which often promotes the worldview of Iran’s repressive regime, called Hurricane Sandy “a divine slap on the face of arrogance.”

The website is run by the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought. Zafar Bangash, director of the institute, said Tuesday he did not write the post, headlined: “Hurricane Sandy delivers slap on US face.”
“We have a number of bloggers that put on stuff on our website but that particular writer perhaps felt that it was a slap on the face of the U.S. government and its policies,” he said.

Asked to elaborate, Mr. Bangash, who was reached at the Islamic Society of York Region, the federally registered charity that lists him as a director, said he did not believe he would be quoted accurately and hung up.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

just dropping by to say hi