I grew up during a great time in history, there were a few drawbacks of course such as knowing that your enemy had thousands of nuclear weapons aimed at you and wanted you dead, but at least you understood who your enemy was and your enemy also did not want to die. No, it was great for a lot of other reasons. I’m happy and proud to say that I had never heard the words, hijab, burka, jihad and so many others that have now become part of our vernacular.
I’m actually pissed off that I know what these words mean. Although when I was young I might see some “veil” covered woman in a cartoon featuring a man on a flying carpet, or some blockbuster movie based in the Middle East. Even then it would picture some Arab woman, with a sheer type veil just covering the lower part of her face, not these disgusting black or grey things that these so-called females cover themselves with. Continue reading