Friday, November 30, 2007


When I first heard about this story, I had no idea what to think beyond "weird."

Basically a local man was driving around in a Volkswagon Thing with a license plate that said HA8 JWZ. For those who don't see it — as this man says he didn't — that says "Hate Jews."

This seems to be completely random and accidental. It was a "Hobby Automobile" plate, so it started with HA automatically. Still, you have to wonder if, somewhere along the way, someone created this plate on purpose.

I didn't know what to think about this story. But when I found out that there was some guy driving around in a German car, apparently oblivious to the fact that he was telling the world that he HA8ed JWZs, yeah, I thought that was kind of funny.

Not the sentiment, the irony. You can see a little humor written into the story.

But I was wrong, and I'm sorry. There is nothing funny about this. Because there are people who hate. Hate Jews, hate Blacks, hate Muslims, hate Hispanics, hate people who are different, hate their neighbor.

Hate may be the No. 1 problem in our world today. And it is imminently solvable.


Anonymous said...

More Georgia Football please!


Brian said...

I think you may win a Pulitzer for your article. It's on the front page of right now under "News Buzz".