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December 22, 2008

Focus on real problems

A group called Moms Ask Mattel for Accountability has expressed concern that Mattel’s “Little Mommy” doll utters pro-Islam phrases. Fisher-Price responded that the doll makes real baby sounds with no word or sentence structure.

Suggestions to Moms Ask Mattel for Accountability:

Babies about 6 months old, like the doll is supposed to be, usually do not speak in sentences.

Have you checked to see if, played backwards, it is a message from the devil?

Toys for Tots is collecting toys, Project Warmth is collecting coats and blankets, and Harvesters is collecting food, just to give a few examples. Use that energy for something positive. The toy companies are not out to get you.

In other words, get a life. Real problems exist, and people who want to make a real difference are working on real solutions.

Lee Biard
Lenexa

Comments

Isabellathecrusader

Yeah Lee, you are so right. Why worry about a doll that invites little girls to Islam when Islam is so good for little girls? After all, doesn't every little girl dream of getting married? But perhaps not when she is six, seven or eight to a 30, 40 or 50+ year old man, as Shariah law mandates is the right of men in Majority Muslim countries. And those girls who misbehave, you know, the ones who look at a boy or talk to one or don't marry the man their father chooses for them (without their consultation,) there definitely should be allowances made if one of their male family members decides to commit an honor killing against them because, come on, she embarrassed them and the only way to get their honor back is to eradicate the source of their embarrassment. Or maybe people should be killed if they leave their religion, as Mohammad admonishes his followers to do in the Qu'ran.

Yeah, you're right. Why worry about an innocent doll, or innocent little girls for that matter.

Isabellathecrusader

Yeah Lee, you are so right. Why worry about a doll that invites little girls to Islam when Islam is so good for little girls? After all, doesn't every little girl dream of getting married? But perhaps not when she is six, seven or eight to a 30, 40 or 50+ year old man, as Shariah law mandates is the right of men in Majority Muslim countries. And those girls who misbehave, you know, the ones who look at a boy or talk to one or don't marry the man their father chooses for them (without their consultation,) there definitely should be allowances made if one of their male family members decides to commit an honor killing against them because, come on, she embarrassed them and the only way to get their honor back is to eradicate the source of their embarrassment. Or maybe people should be killed if they leave their religion, as Mohammad admonishes his followers to do in the Qu'ran.

Yeah, you're right. Why worry about an innocent doll, or innocent little girls for that matter.

solomon

Good point.

Pub 17

Who isn't?

solomon

Don't you mean Ken, or was Shipper the misegenated version? We all know Mia is distantly related to Nipsy Russel.

Pub 17

Did I say "G.I. Joe"? Actually, that was me. The Rogue version was a junior officer that had an unfortunate accident in '71 and spent the remainder of its career as Barbie's best friend Skipper.

solomon

Pub, happy Holidays

Sounds like you had the Capt Rogue/BuddyT/MiaFarrow version.

I hear it owes its existence to China slave labor.

T. Hanson

My GI Joe had a grip that was suggestive.

Pub 17

I had a G.I. Joe that, if you soaked its head in beer, would yell, "FTA!" and then fall over.

Marctnts

I listened to the sound clips of the doll, and you would have to be very paranoid to hear "Islam is the light".

Some people have WAY too much time on their hands.

solomon

My little brothers GI Joe doll used to whisper "Allah Akbar" when he thought Mama wasn't listening

 
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