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Reader comment on item: CAIR's Assault on Paul Harvey

Submitted by Joseph PEREA (United States), Dec 24, 2003 at 10:33

The comment made, ON THE AIR, by Mr. Harvey applies to every country in Central and South America. COCK FIGHTING is very common in these countries, specially in the Caribbean. This is part and parcel of the ethnic traditions that the Spanish brought to the Americas and which have remained with their descendants until this day. You do not have to look very far in Texas and you will easily find places where betting in a Cock Fight, in Spanish RI√ĎA DE GALLOS, is very common.

The innocent comment by Mr. Harvey, ON THE AIR, comes from the natural Eastern USA tradition of rejection of Bull Fighting and Cock Fighting which has been common coin in the Spanish cultures for centuries. Having due regard to the fact that Muslims invaded and controlled Spain for more than 800 years, it is reasonable to assume that Cock Fighting originated in the Muslim Culture.

The particular comment by Mr. Harvey and the taking of offense by Muslims is open to different intepretations and explanations. Making this an issue of life or death in the propaganda war obtaining today between Judaism, Christianity and Islam, is not the civilized way to deal with a question that is threathening to destroy modern civilization.

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