My Mideast Punchlines: a firework just for you ….

Bahrain’s riot control forces appear to be trigger happy. The NY Times reports that the country’s Interior Ministry, which oversees the police, put out a tender for “1.6 million tear gas shells, 90,000 tear gas grenades and 145,000 sound and flash grenades.” That’s more than one shell/grenade for every Bahraini citizen.

Small Fist

And I thought those creationist ultra-religious Muslims didn’t believe in the Big Bang Theory.

 

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