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Freaky Friday: Saudis Fear Letting Women Drive Would Lead to ‘No More Virgins’

Oh dear: Saudis fear there will be ‘no more virgins’ and people will turn gay if female drive ban is lifted (Daily Mail)

But hey, look on the bright side: if there aren’t any more virgins in this life, all the more reason to look forward to paradise! Martyrdom, ho!

In all seriousness, I continue to be amazed and embarassed that we are such strong allies with this misogynistic, terror-fueling country… can someone please find a good alternative energy source to oil already?

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posted December 3, 2011 at 3:36 pm

This is pretty typical fundamentalist reasoning. What’s awful is when fundamentalists, of any stripe, gain power. And make no mistake there are fundamentalists in the US who yearn for power and politicians (mostly Republicans I think) who would happily work with them.

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posted December 5, 2011 at 3:09 pm

Still banging the same political gong, nnmns? How’s that working out for you — any converts yet?

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posted December 5, 2011 at 11:43 pm

Driving causes you to lose your virginity? Why was this not discussed in my driver’s manual, and where is the stick shift located in Saudi cars?

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