Respectful Insolence

Archives for April 14, 2006

Who needs malpractice insurance, when you could have Sharia law? Check out this question to an Imam by a Canadian doctor regarding his culpability if a patient of his dies, and the Imam’s answer: Here’s the question (typos not corrected): Im a doctor and i want to ask about if i make a mistake that…

A Jewish joke for the holidays

I’m not Jewish, but nonetheless found this one pretty funny (via one of the mailing lists to which I subscribe): An elderly man in Miami calls his son in New York and says, “I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing. Forty-five years of…

More Scientology madness

With all the nuttiness coming out of Tom Cruise in the name of Scientology, it’s often forgotten that there are a lot of other Scientologists out there in Hollywood. One of the other most prominent ones is John Travolta. Compared to Tom Cruise, John Travolta seems, superficially at least, the height of reason. Certainly he’s…