October 2, 2008, - 11:27 am
By Debbie Schlussel
The behavior of Six Flags amusement parks in appeasing extremist Muslims allied with terrorists is yet another example of why I tell my fellow Americans and Westerners not to rely on the Jewish community for the kosher seal of approval on what is and isn’t acceptable in the war on terror.
Six Flags, owned by Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and run by Mark Shapiro–both Jews, is kowtowing to Muslims by hosting a special day for them . . . and asking workers not to wear shorts. No shorts at an amusement park when it’s still summer-like weather?
It’s Muslim Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday and Santa Clarita resident A.J. Jones is curious to know if the park hosted other religious events in the past.
This is Magic Mountain’s first year hosting Muslim Family day. It is far from its first time hosting a religious event, said park spokeswoman Sue Carpenter.
“I think it’s great as long as they open it up to everyone,” said Jones, whose friend works at the park.
Jones is concerned the park’s supervisors asked the employees to wear pants Saturday to cover their legs despite the unusually high heat. “I think its kind of strange,” Jones said. “It’s been so hot for pants.”
But Carpenter said not to worry.
“Out of respect, we request the employees wear their uniform pants, instead of their shorts,” Carpenter said. “It is only a request, it is not mandatory.”
The Islamic Circle of North America requested the day as a celebration for end of Ramadan. Muslim Family Day comes just five days after the end of Ramadan, a Muslim religious observance in which participating Muslims fast from dawn until sunset.
Park officials will try to meet the Muslim group’s needs as it does with any other group, Carpenter said.
“There will be a plethora of things to do for the youth and the entire family including halal food stalls, ethnic bazaar and family entertainment” the event’s Web site states.
The group is hosting Muslim Family and Youth Days in seven other United States cities this fall.
Shorts, today, non-Halal hot dogs, tomorrow. And the next day, the garb of non-Muslim female patrons to the amusement park.
The Islamic Circle of North America openly supports HAMAS and Hezbollah and refuses to condemn them. It has been under investigation for fundraising for and money laundering to Islamic terrorist groups.
Not sure why any amusement park would ask it’s employees to do anything for ICNA “out of respect”. The group deserves none.
This is America. When will we decide to take it back?
If you live in the Washington, DC area, it might be a good idea to let your neighbor, Daniel Snyder, know what you think about this. And think twice about pouring money into his Redskins.
Six Flags calls itself “Six Flags Great America.” But what it’s doing is neither great nor American.