Category Archives: silencing opposition
It used to be that you could express both approbation and disapprobation at town hall meetings. In a democracy, I should add. But no more, at least in Riverhead, New York. According to CBS, the town board of directors voted … Continue reading
This week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is holding a meeting in Dubai to discuss “what to do about the Internet.” (h/t The Weekly Standard) There are many proposals in the ITU’s agenda, which runs to over 200 pages, and … Continue reading
This is definitely worth reading. AND, it’s a great review of the latest 007 flick, too!
Tablet Magazine has an interesting update on this “affaire de coq.” Its title is Losing Petraeus, Losing Iran, and its telling subtitle is The general was one of few who understood that Iran was at war with the U.S., and … Continue reading
Paula Broadwell, in an October address to the Aspen Institute, used a particularly prophetic turn of phrase: “I was embedded with General Petraeus in Afghanistan…” And: “He was a very close mentor.” Here is the whole thing (h/t Weasel Zippers): … Continue reading
It’s hard to improve on this as a dead ringer for the Obama regime and its spectacular failures.
The Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza reports (h/t Týden) that Russian experts have presented the Russian government with a proposal to recognize and rehabilitate victims of the Katyn massacre. The massacre takes its name from the small Russian village of Katyn … Continue reading
Back in March 2011, Venezuelan thug leader Hugo Chavez was given the press freedom award by the Argentine University of la Plata. He was given this award because he had spent ten years savaging the independent Venezuelan media to ensure … Continue reading
Richard Dawkins, the militantly atheist biologist, was due to speak on various scientific (and secular) matters at the Wyndgate Country Club in Rochester Hills, Michigan. The shindig was sponsored by the Center for Inquiry (CFI) and the Richard Dawkins Foundation … Continue reading