What Price Is White For Europe?
If Arizona thinks it has an illegal immigration problem, they might want to take a peek at the European Union (EU) and the attempted extortion of 5 billion Euros annually by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. During a speech in Rome, Gaddafi claims he needs the money to shore up border security against the flood of Africans seeking refuge in European countries and to prevent them from "turning Europe black".
Friday, August 20, 2010
World Domination Lessons From Shampoo
These days, just about every consumer product contains some combination of ingredients, warnings, and instructions on use. Some such products defy the intelligence of the user, as evidenced by your typical bottle of shampoo. Wash. Rinse. Repeat if necessary. Add conditioner. Rinse. But it could be argued that these instructions properly belong not on shampoo...
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
New Gulags Announced For Canada (6 comments)
Fresh from their Police State beta tests at the G8 and G20 conferences, Canada has just announced it will spend billions of dollars it doesn't have to build and operate more federal prisons.
Friday, July 30, 2010
CIA Given Green Light To Commit Crimes (2 comments)
U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein has given the green light to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to commit crimes with impunity as he handed down his ruling against an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) motion to have the spook agency disclose illegal activity against detainees.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Imagine, There's No Internet (2 comments)
In the past week in particular, You Tube and its parent Google have arbitrarily closed user accounts, ceased connection to videos and websites, and have funneled previously free videos to pay-per-view sites that they control. Why?
Friday, July 16, 2010
Surely, That Can't Happen Here (5 comments)
As professional armchair critics, we take immense pleasure in highlighting the flaws of other countries while basking in our own supposed superiority. Some of it is in jest, or in sport. Some use a comparative analysis case such as the delivery of health care services in Canada versus that of the United States. And then there is the sobering contemplation of the differences in the world respecting rights and freedoms.
Friday, July 9, 2010
And That's My Take... (Legalizing Pot A Civil Rights Issue?) (3 comments)
Proposition 19 in California is on the ballot for a November vote. If approved, this initiative would permit the recreational use of marijuana in the Golden State. Chances are reasonable that voter turnout will be significant, but to suggest that legalizing pot is a civil rights issue seems to be a slap in the face to those who have suffered, struggled, and won hard fought advances for equality and freedom from persecution.