Topic / Idiocy

US Christian group prayed for George Michael’s death

Back in 2011, after it was reported that George Michael had been hospitalised in Vienna after suffering pneumonia, someone called ‘Keith’ from Christians For a Moral America asked his Twitter followers to pray for Michael’s death: In his response to these tweets,  Michael made a point of differentiating between fundamental Christianity and the kind that […]

No true Muslim takes joy in the tragic death of innocent souls

This week Hussam Aylous, above, the Los Angeles Director of CAIR, the Council on American–Islamic Relations, outraged many for celebrating on Twitter the Russian aircraft crash that killed 92 people. He said that he was “sad” over the crash because the plane that plunged into the Black Sea could easily have had many more people on board. […]

Goat sacrificed to ensure the safety of a Pakistan plane

PIA, Pakistan’s national airline, has been roundly mocked after officials sacrificed a black goat to bring luck to a plane departing from Islamabad airport on Sunday. The animal was beheaded on the runway by airline officials before the take-off of a turboprop ATR-42 aircraft – the same model as the PIA plane that crashed into […]

What a surprise: study found that prayer won’t cure AIDS

The Chicago Tribune today carries a shocking report detailing the amount of taxpayers’ money used to fund studies into quack therapies in the US. For example, scientists were given $666,000 in federal research money to investigate whether distant prayer could heal AIDS. They found it could not. And a study that cost $374,000 found that […]

Pro-equality US retailers are ruining Xmas for Christians

Another day, and another Moaning Minnie steps into the limelight to complain about Christian ‘persecution’ – this time in the form of gay-friendly retailers. Meet Linda Harvey, above, founder of a nutty Christian outfit called Mission America who’s just written a piece for World Net Daily suggesting that godly Americans are fast running out of […]

US Jewelry chain is branded ‘demonic’ by Christian fanatic

On his ‘Pray In Jesus Name’ programme this week, unhinged Christian and Colorado state Representative Gordon Klingenschmitt encouraged his viewers to join the Religious Right’s boycott of Zales because the jewelry store featured a lesbian couple in a recent TV commercial. According to Right Wing Watch, Klingenschmitt said that advertising executives at Zales are under […]

German court told that burkinis violate Islamic dress codes

Although they provide full body cover, burkinis still breach Islam’s ethic of decency, Germany’s constitutional court in Karlsruhe was told in a case involving an 11-year old girl. But the court, the highest in Germany, rejected an appeal by the girl’s parents that she should be excused from the school swimming classes because burkinis were unIslamic, […]

Peppa Pig unsuitable for young Australian Muslims, says cleric

A controversial Muslim leader in Australia, Sheik Shady Alsuleiman, above, is a key figure in a campaign to have more shariah-compliant TV programmes broadcast to counter ‘haram’ cartoons like Peppa Pig. Alsuleiman, according to this report, is the President of the Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) and is urging followers to support shows embracing and illustrating […]

Pastor seizes & shakes trouser snakes to make them bigger

Want a whopping great chopper? Or a larger butt? Well, the man who can provide these and many more ‘divine’ augmentations is Ghanaian preacher Daniel Obinim, above. How does he deliver the goods? According to this report, by fondling the genitals and buttocks of his followers. In some cases, he will keep hold of penises […]

‘What Hitler did to the Jews, Trump will do to Muslims’

Police in San Jose, California are investigating a letter threatening a local mosque and telling members of the religious centre to ‘pack their bags and get out of Dodge’, now that ‘new sheriff’ Donald Trump is in town. According to this report, the letter arrived at the mosque on Wednesday and was addressed to “The […]