Not sure how exactly we got here. But, then, here we are:
Monday, December 12, 2011
My Tim Tebow Problem
Rabbi Joshua Hammerman | Jewish Week Online Columnist
In this country, nothing, not even God, is more popular than football. Even in the wake of a summer long labor dispute, 23 of the 25 most watched TV programs this fall have been NFL games. When you combine the religion that is football with the religion that is religion, the mix can be dangerously flammable . .
If Tebow wins the Super Bowl, against all odds, it will buoy his faithful, and emboldened faithful can do insane things, like burning mosques, bashing gays and indiscriminately banishing immigrants . .
December 13, 2011
Tim Tebow Sparks New Round of Non-Existent Hate Crime
Gateway Guest Blogger | Gateway Pundit
. . But remember this: This many years into the War on Terror, the only anti-Muslim violence in the US has been a few sponsors pulling out from All-American Muslim, because it was a third-rate reality show. We’re a tolerant people. We welcome people who want to be here. That should include welcoming pretty darned good quarterbacks who are also Christians.
Could I weep any more for the American pariah? Aren’t we daunted by Timmy’s Job-like trials? No, and yes. I recall his being badly trapped inside the academic-free football orgy called ‘University of Florida.’ Frequent favorites to win the national championship, the rag-tag Gator felons and poor Tim won the country’s college Super Bowl. It was impossible, but then Timmy had a heart o’ Jesus.
On the other hand, Muslims live on flying carpets. And when they deign to stand on the Earth, they’re ensconced in palaces of the finest gold, behind whirling registers of debit-card magic, fronted by mysterious doors that open and close before you can say ‘Ali Baba.’ And drunken louts like Gateway Asshole shove sixers of Miller at the Kings of America, muttering obscenities everyone can hear, and I should mention he’s a Sikh, dumbfuck:
Balbir Singh Sodhi was gunned down on Sept. 15, 2001 in Mesa, Arizona. The turban-wearing Sikh was killed outside his gas station. Sodhi’s killer spent the hours before the murder in a bar, bragging of his intention to “kill the ragheads responsible for September 11.” He has been convicted and sits on death row.
Waqar Hasan of Dallas, Texas was also murdered on Sept. 15, 2001. The 46-year-old Pakistani, was shot to death in a convenience store he owned. Hasan was murdered by Mark Stroman, who was convicted of also murdering Vasudev Patel days later in nearby Mesquite, Texas.
Cordell noted that Stroman admitted to authorities to blinding a third victim, a Bangladeshi, in between the murders of Hasan and Patel. After his arrest Stroman bragged, “I did what every American wanted to do after Sept. 11th but didn’t have the nerve.”
They owe us some smashmouth football.