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Did the earth move for you too?

If global warming can bring on Muslim riots in Denmark, then this seems entirely plausible – “Earthquakes Are Caused By Gays“:

AN Israeli politician has blamed a spate of recent earthquakes in the Middle East on gays

Shlomo Benizri of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish Shas Party said the only way to prevent the earthquakes was for parliament to stop liberalising laws concerning homosexuals, AP reported…

Mr Benizri said earthquake damage could be avoided if the parliament stopped “passing legislation on how to encourage homosexual activity in the state of Israel, which anyway brings about earthquakes’’.

Oh, you can scoff. But why do you think the San Andreas fault runs through San Francisco?

[QUAKEWATCH UPDATE: A reader writes:

I was in San Diego Feb 7-10.

There was an earthquake not too far from there (Mexicali).

I’m gay.A coincidence? I think not.

I think CBS needs to bring Hurricane Dan Rather out of retirement for this one.]

Mark Steyn is an international bestselling author, a Top 41 recording artist, and a leading Canadian human-rights activist.

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