Originally Posted by javyn
All he had to to was rack in capital gains from the booming dot.com bubble and say "LOOK YALL I MADE A SURPLUS!"
Yet the Publicans couldn't do the same off the real-estate bubble...
Originally Posted by NameBack
Isn't it also the decision of the French Muslim citizens? Since when is tyranny of the majority considered a good thing? Isn't it preventing such abuses that's behind the notions of rights of religious freedom and all that?
Tyranny? Do continue with the histrionics.
If a government can tell a woman she must wear a shirt or pants in public, then it can also tell her that she must not wear a mask. Forcing...
Originally Posted by mordecai
Either way, the French will no longer have to see them, which I guess is the point.
Originally Posted by Mr. Clean
If the French don't want to see Burkas on the street, more power to them. It's their decision.
Originally Posted by Piobaire
This is a very good point. Everyone here for the ban seems convinced this will be a net relief from oppression, when just like so many social engineering attempts, it might lead to more.
Why am I, one of the most non-religious folks here, so against this ban?
Because you aspire to be an oppressed Moslum Woman someday.