Monthly Archives: December 2011

Brief Hiatus

Hello all!  Since my family are all in town for Christmas, and because I normally have problems enough getting myself to write without there being people in the house to play Rock Band with, askanislamicist is taking a brief hiatus … Continue reading

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Canada bans veils in citizenship ceremonies

Carrying on from the French ban on veils last April, Canada has now banned face veils during citizenship oaths.  There are also discussions in Quebec of banning veils in government buildings, schools and hospitals. Firstly, I have to apologize and … Continue reading

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Syria and the Arab League, Part Two

So following on from my post last week, Syria rejected the Arab League’s request, and has now been sanctioned by the League.  It looks like, possibly in response, President al-Assad is attempting to reach out to the West, at least … Continue reading

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Running to stand still

Okay, so I admit it, I’ve done that thing you should never do on the internet – click on a link that you know will piss you off.  We all do it.  We all know we shouldn’t.  There are a … Continue reading

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