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9/11 Coloring Book Sparks Controversy

Via The Raw Story:

A 9/11 coloring book has emerged on the brink of the tenth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center. It is entitled “We Shall Never Forget 9/11: The Kids’ Book of Freedom,” and was published by Missouri-based Really Big Coloring Books.

The color book begins with Osama bin Laden plotting to attack the United States and ends with bin Laden being shot by a Navy SEAL. A spokesperson for the publisher said that seeing bin Laden get shot “provides closure” for children.

Dawud Walid, Michigan representative for the Council on American Islamic Relations, called the book disgusting because it portrays all Muslims as terrorists.

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The Terror Chess Set: Taliban And World Trade Center Included

chessHow terrorist attacks have become a game. The Telegraph reports:

The Terror Chess sets feature hand-painted Taliban militants with a woman in a burka as the queen.

In the British set, the king is Tony Blair and the queen is the Queen, while the rook is Big Ben.

Jeffrey Train, a 48-year-old former Canadian soldier who designed the figures, said he had sold around 1,500 sets, mainly as souvenirs to troops serving in the 140,000-strong international coalition in Afghanistan.

In the American set they are replaced by Barack Obama, the Statue of Liberty and the twin towers of the World Trade Centre.

Ranged against the insurgents are soldiers from a choice of coalition countries including American, Canada and Britain.

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