Conservative blogging legend Nuke Gingrich has announced the launch of a new website to be published in Arabic. “Nuke Mecca“, or as translated by googletools: مكة المكرمة النووية
“Using the power of Google translation tools, I believe this will be the beginning of a new era in spreading the conservative message to the Islamic world.”
In conjunction with the kickoff of the new website, Gingrich has also announced the sale of a limited supply of “Nuke Mecca” t-shirts.
When asked if he was advocating the use of nuclear weapons against Mecca, Gingrich strongly denied any such connotation.
“In this instance, Nuke comes from the Latin root meaning “to glow.” My intention is to illuminate the muslim world with conservative principles.
Nuke Mecca is simply my nom de plume for the Arabic website version of the Nuke Gingrich franchise. I don’t believe the intention is to have any nuclear bombing of Mecca.”
In a related story from the NY Post…………………
The inflammatory tees boldly declare “Intifada NYC” – apparently a call for a Gaza-style uprising in the Big Apple.
The organization selling the shirts, Arab Women Active in Art and Media, shares office space on Brooklyn’s Third Avenue with the Saba Association of American Yemenis.
Dhabah “Debbie” Almontaser, principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy – which is scheduled to open in Brooklyn next month – is a board member and spokeswoman for Saba.
Members of AWAAM refused to comment.
But Almontaser downplayed the significance of the T-shirts.
“The word [intifada] basically means ‘shaking off.’ That is the root word if you look it up in Arabic,” she said.
“I understand it is developing a negative connotation due to the uprising in the Palestinian-Israeli areas. I don’t believe the intention is to have any of that kind of [violence] in New York City.
“I think it’s pretty much an opportunity for girls to express that they are part of New York City society . . . and shaking off oppression.”
Now, I am all for muslim women shaking off oppression. Lord knows they’ve endured centuries of oppression under the misogynistic cult of islam. But, this type of taquiya-kittman from Almontaser is completely inexcusable and unacceptable.
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