We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
I never saw anything racist about Little Black Sambo. The crafty Indian hero of the story makes the tigers run in circles until they turn into butter, and then puts it on a pile of pancakes.
But maybe I am plain blind, because I also cannot see how The Three Little Pigscould be offensive to Moslems (although I know they don't eat pigs, but what does that have to do with anything?). Since "some" Moslems do not care for dogs, monkeys, Jews, Christians, Buddhists, alcohol, theater, T&A, and many other good things, perhaps it might be safer just to go the whole hog and ban books and TV if one is afraid of getting bombed or beheaded.
Funniest of all is the worry about offending the "building trades." That's a joke, right?
Well, as I always say, this insanity on the part of "Government Agency" pussies offends the hell out of me.
Since the Moslems are getting their panties in a bunch over our culture in our countries, why don't we just send them packing? In fact, why do we even bother to let them come in the first place? Once they get here, all they seem to do is complain, live off the dole, hold angry demonstrations, and occasionally kill--how does this benefit us?