June 7, 2015
US Embassy moves Fourth of July Celebration to June 4 'out of respect for Ramadan'
In a mind-boggling gesture of official US Government dhimmitude, the US Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia celebrated our sacred Independence Day holiday on June 4, so as to avoid any conflict with the month-long Ramadan celebration. If you think any Islamic countries – there are 57 of them (not counting ISIS) that count themselves officially Islamic – will move their DC embassy’s celebration of Ramadan to accommodate our Independence holiday, I have some bridges to sell you. The Jakarta Post (hat tips: Pamela Geller and Jihad Watch) writes: “US Embassy celebrates 4th of July earlier out of respect for Ramadhan,” by Dylan Amirio The United States Embassy enjoyed its annual 4th of July celebration on Thursday, June 4, one month early, in order to respect the upcoming Ramadhan month, which will begin on June 17 and last for one month. US Ambassador to Indonesia Robert O. Blake and US Ambassador to ASEAN Nina Hachigian presided over the festivities,...(Read Full Post)