Multicultural Illusions Kill

Filed under:Culture War,War on Terror — posted by 3wire on 11/10/2009 @ 8:07 pm

Brilliant Analysis from Mark Steyn:

…What happened to those men and women at Fort Hood had a horrible symbolism: Members of the best trained, best equipped fighting force on the planet gunned down by a guy who said a few goofy things no one took seriously. And that’s the problem: America has the best troops and fiercest firepower, but no strategy for throttling the ideology that drives the enemy – in Afghanistan and in Texas.

Read it all.

Endangered Bloggers

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Technology — posted by 3wire on @ 4:41 pm

Threatened Voices.

A collaborative mapping project to build a database of bloggers who have been threatened, arrested or killed for speaking out online and to draw attention to the campaigns to free them.

http://threatened.globalvoicesonline.org/

Schwarzenegger Flips Off Lawmakers

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,Our Money — posted by 3wire on 11/2/2009 @ 7:21 pm

From: Threat Level

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is ticked off.

He’s tired of signing bills that don’t address the pet causes he deems important. So when another unworthy bill crossed his desk recently for signing — addressing funding issues for the Port of San Francisco — the guv vetoed it and sent lawmakers a little note saying why. Only the note said a little more than lawmakers were expecting.



image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace