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Submitted by joe oreilly (United States), Jun 14, 2009 at 16:29

OUR COUNTRY HAS SURVIVED FOR OVER 200 YEARS WITHOUT ADVICE FROM THE MIDDLE EAST, OR ANY COUNTRY'S MANDATES FOR THAT MANNER. COULD YOU IMAGINE A BEACH SEGREGATED AND CLOSED ON FRIDAYS? SAY WE MAKE IT LAW---WHAT'S NEXT--WE CAN'T HAVE A BEER AFTER PAYDAY? CIRCUMCISE AMERICAN FEMALE TEENAGERS? (WITH A PIECE OF GLASS, MAYBE?) PRAY TO GOD 5 TIMES A DAY? WHY THERE ISN'T AN UPROAR OVER THIS IS BEYOND ME. I HAD TO FIND OUT ABOUT THIS POOL FIASCO ON THIS WEBSITE. IT SHOULD BE ON THE HEADLINES OF THE TIMES. OUR SOLDIERS ARE DYING IN IRAQ AND AFGANISTAN AND THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED TO HAVE A BEER, LEST WE OFFEND THE ISLAM CULTURE. WELL, WHAT THE MUSLIMS DICTATE, ESPECIALLY TO THEIR WOMEN, OFFENDS ME. HOWEVER, THIS IS AMERICA AND FREEDOM OF CHOICE IS ONE OF OUR VALUED TENETS. MAYBE THESE PEOPLE SHOULD READ SOMETHING CALLED THE "CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES" GOD HELP US-JOE O

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