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  •  There are political differences, (3+ / 0-)
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    StrayCat, whenwego, offgrid

    but also gender differences.  When Erdogan says, "Let them go into mosques in their shoes, let them drink alcohol in our mosques, let them raise their hand to our headscarved girls," he is the spokesman of a pious, rigid patriarchy.

    Springtime for Turkey, and Erdogan...

    "And now we know that government by organized money is just as dangerous as government by organized mob." -- FDR

    by Mogolori on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 03:09:07 PM PDT

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    •  And the remainder of his comments.... (2+ / 0-)
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      whenwego, Mogolori

      ....is an antisemitism dogwhistle to Islamists.

      One thing about the Turks I know is that they love their raki....

      9-11 changed everything? Well, Katrina changed it back.

      by varro on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 07:27:34 PM PDT

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