THIS (PAST) WEEK IN FREEDOM

While the world may be aware of the millions of marchers in France who expressed support for the Charlie Hebdo employees who were murdered by terrorists for exercising their freedom of the press, I thought a roundup of other recent events—for or against freedom—would be appropriate. 2,000 people, including women and children, were massacred by […]

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AM I CHARLIE HEBDO? IT DEPENDS.

I support the right to Free Speech. Hell, I support the Ku Klux Klan’s right to say stupid stuff just as much as I support my right to call them stupid. Allow me to go one step further—I even support racists posting ridiculous comments on my blog, even though no legal provisions exist for me […]

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AG HOLDER – WHO’S THE COWARD NOW?

Here I go again, offering a dissenting opinion about US Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to leave the Obama Administration. I think many of the mainstream news sources glossed over some important details about Holder’s tour of duty at the Department of Justice; Fox News analysts have their brains stuck too far up their partisan portholes to […]

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THE IRAQ MADNESS CONTINUES

    Of course I laughed after I heard the US is upset about Syria President Bashar al-Assad ordering his air force to bomb ISIS positions in Iraq. This new development means the US and Syria are on different sides in the latter’s civil war, but are effectively on the same side in Iraq’s civil conflict. […]

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YES, NSA. THERE IS A BETTER WAY.

  I just watched a fascinating interview with National Security Agency Director, General Keith Alexander, where he answers critics of the NSA’s counter-terrorism surveillance programs with a challenge at the 15:09 mark: “Can somebody come up with a better way of doing it?” Here’s my way: starve the terrorist beast. I admit that my way […]

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