Hurricane Whores prattling on...right now Anderson Cooper is giving us a tour of a tree stump...
Praising this document as the greatest thing since, "We the People..."
We the sons of Mesopotamia, land of the (messengers), prophets, resting place of the holy imams, the leaders of civilization and the creators of the alphabet, the cradle of arithmetic: on our land, the first law put in place by mankind was written; in our nation, the most noble era of justice in the politics of nations was laid down; on our soil, the followers of the prophet and the saints prayed, the philosophers and the scientists theorized and the writers and poets created...
Rolls right off the tongue doesn't it? Sounds like the best possible preamble for product placement...
"We who do not take American Express, but love Visa;"
"Enthusiastic drinkers of 'Coke Zero' the greatest beverage since Tab;"
"Users of Mentos, the Freshmaker;"
"Giver of four-stars to the '40 Year-Old Virgin';"
"Enjoyers of Family Matters on Baghdad 5 at 5, we love us some Urkel;"
Maybe it sounds better in Arabic.
Moving right along...
1st -- Islam is the official religion of the state and is a basic source of legislation:
(a) No law can be passed that contradicts the undisputed rules of Islam.
Surely this last clause is the fault of Hugo Chevez!