All I know for sure right now is that it’s not a good day to be a Parisian. As I write this, Paris is under siege. Currently, the confused reports from the media are putting the death toll at “over 100,” a figure that’s “sure to rise” in this organized campaign of bombings, shootings and hostage taking. That this is a terrorist attack is abundantly clear. What isn’t clear is who is behind it. The smart money says Al Qaeda, a group that we’ve been told, until today, has been […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z83hhzKQ9LI&NR=1 This report on the killing of Pakistani politician Imran Farooq comes to us from the BBC by way of MoxNews. The original air date on this story was September 17, 2010.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYUjcC9FxEc Here in the states, we don’t get to see much footage of what’s actually going on in Afghanistan. This video gives a good picture of what’s happening, as well as showing someone who’s got a good handle on working to co-operate with the local populations. Embedding has been disabled on this video, so after starting the video, click on “Watch on YouTube” to view.
If I’d died when the World Trade Center fell nine years ago, right about now I’d be rising from my grave in anger. I’d descend on followers of the Tea Party and the other Islamaphobes who’re making an issue of the “Mosque” that isn’t a mosque, but is planned to be a cultural center open to all faiths. I would raise my voice, if I still had one after lying nine years dead, and I would shout at the top of my lungs, making sure that all who heard me […]