The hilarious/scary thing is there are people at my work, several of them, happily forwarding this to everyone they know. They're dead serious about it too. They honestly believe all of this.
Back when the whole, HE DIDN'T PUT HIS HAND OVER HIS HEART!! thing happened I had one guy tell me he wasn't voting for a "piece of shit" like that. Nevermind he in fact sang the whole song while facing the flag, as he was taught you put your hand on your heart to pledge allegiance but sing the national anthem.
Only problem I've found with Texas so far. Lot's of narrow minded ultra religious asswipes.
You wanted the best, you got... Out of Context Quote of the Week.
"Jesus Christ, he's got a fucking Sherman tank between the legs." (Cerebus)
Uh, Obama even admitted he only joined the church for political reasons. And even if the Qu'ran bit has a grain of truth, he wouldn't the only guy sworn in on a copy of the Qu'ran, that'd be Minnesoter's Keith Ellison... who actually is a Muslim. (Technically, that was just a photo op, but the copy of the Qu'ran he used was once owned by noted America-basher and terrorist Thomas Jefferson.)
Not that the targets of this spam would care about such nuances, but it should be said. 'Tis a pity when there's still that element that believes it's a mortal sin to believe in a different system than yours.
One of the lynchpins of many arguments in favor of the Iraq War and our post-war actions has been basically "the majority of Iraqi people are very happy with us and support our actions." However, this article from The Financial Times (news.ft....