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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-18-08 06:36 PM
Response to Reply #31
34. There you go
Call one part of their culture acceptable, and you're pretty much stuck with the whole package.
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  -Father offers daughter to shoe-thrower Turborama  Dec-18-08 09:56 AM   #0 
  - A) Why would the daughter want to move to a war-torn place and B)  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-18-08 10:00 AM   #1 
  - What the daughter wants is probably not an issue here  marshall   Dec-18-08 10:06 AM   #3 
     - Right. The girl's feelings have nothing to do with her marriage.  winter999   Dec-18-08 10:39 AM   #10 
     - In her own words:  High Plains   Dec-18-08 10:57 AM   # 
     - Not true necessarily.  paagal kutta   Dec-18-08 10:57 AM   #17 
     - And the women lying at the feet of Prosecutor Hero Patrick Fitzgerald -- had they all been thrown  Idealist Hippie   Dec-18-08 11:24 AM   #20 
  - FREEDOM!  Mika   Dec-18-08 10:04 AM   #2 
  - So, they have shameless publicity-seekers in Egypt, too?  Alcibiades   Dec-18-08 10:07 AM   #4 
  - Do they check to see if the SHOE FITS???  opihimoimoi   Dec-18-08 10:16 AM   #5 
  - If the daughter is all for marrying Zaidi, who else's business is it?  Idealist Hippie   Dec-18-08 10:17 AM   #6 
  - See above. The girl is property and has no say.  winter999   Dec-18-08 10:41 AM   #11 
  - his daughter is not his property - Egypt has a way to go in their thinking  ensho   Dec-18-08 10:18 AM   #7 
  - "Who gives this woman in marriage to this man?"  Xipe Totec   Dec-18-08 10:28 AM   #8 
     - Same roots, but we have "evolved" (taken with a grain of salt).  winter999   Dec-18-08 10:43 AM   #13 
     - Yes. And then his last name obliterated mine. And I promised to "love, honor and obey." I did.  Idealist Hippie   Dec-18-08 11:21 AM   #19 
     - and I will point out it is a religious custom from the dark ages  ensho   Dec-18-08 11:32 AM   #22 
  - HONOR  jetphixer   Dec-18-08 10:32 AM   #9 
  - Horrifying, but this represents the Longest Standing Marriage tradition in the history of the world  mrone2   Dec-18-08 10:42 AM   #12 
  - Just shows the way women were considered sub-human.  winter999   Dec-18-08 10:47 AM   #14 
     - After all the rape kits mouldering in Evidence Rooms all over the United States are processed and  Idealist Hippie   Dec-18-08 11:31 AM   #21 
        - That's all fine and dandy, but women here don't get put to death for being raped.  winter999   Dec-18-08 12:05 PM   #24 
           - A woman expressing a desire to marry a national hero has nothing to do with your side track here.  Idealist Hippie   Dec-18-08 01:41 PM   #27 
              - You have a point.  Gwendolyn   Dec-18-08 01:46 PM   #29 
  - I can't believe nobody has taken the douchebag route and called him a violent person  DS1   Dec-18-08 10:51 AM   #15 
  - I got a closet full of shoes ...  BadGimp   Dec-18-08 10:57 AM   #16 
  - What a great religion  BoneDaddy   Dec-18-08 11:07 AM   #18 
  - THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN GAYS CAN GET MARRIED !!!!111!! IM SERIES GUYZ!!11!  Dark   Dec-18-08 11:34 AM   #23 
  - Here is the story on Current TV!  The Sushi Bandit   Dec-18-08 12:21 PM   #25 
  - Well, he didn't have to do that -- he could have just offered his daughter's shoes.  damntexdem   Dec-18-08 01:39 PM   #26 
  - It's amusing to see people who support throwing shoes as an insult talking about arranged marriages  slackmaster   Dec-18-08 01:43 PM   #28 
  - Why do I think I read this man already had a wife and children? Sorry,  monmouth   Dec-18-08 04:14 PM   #30 
  - That wouldn't be an impediment. Polygamy is legal in that part of the world.  Gwendolyn   Dec-18-08 04:27 PM   #31 
     - Thanks, didn't know that...n/t  monmouth   Dec-18-08 06:32 PM   #33 
     - There you go  slackmaster   Dec-18-08 06:36 PM   #34 
  - He throws shoes at Bush and Arab women throw their bhurkas at him...  lunatica   Dec-18-08 04:38 PM   #32 

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