In his reflections on Terror and Liberalism, Paul Berman draws attention to a crisis in Western radical circles precipitated by the wave of suicide bombings that characterized the second Palestinian intifada. These attacks were launched after the Palestinian Authority rejected a peace agreement that would have granted their demands for a Palestinian state and 97% [...]
Salem Abu Al-Futouh: “I salute those mujahideen, who met their death in support of the Palestinian people. I wish that I could have been among them. I wish I were among their martyrs today. [...]
“This foundling entity, which was planted in the midst of the Islamic nation, came into being with the blessing of England [...]
United Nations Just Condemned “Acts” Which Caused Flotilla Deaths
Once, Jews were persecuted because they had no ancestral home — and no army, navy, or air force. Now, Jews, both in Israel and around the world, are persecuted precisely because they have an ancestral home which dares to defend its citizens from deadly harm. This Jew-hatred [...]
Calvin Freiburger had a great post the other day about Rand Paul’s Civil Rights Act troubles.
Calvin nailed it:
More importantly, the affair crystallizes a key difference between conservatism and libertarianism. Both ostensibly stem from the same presuppositions—individuals have certain inalienable rights and government must be strictly limited so it’s power and scope extend no further than protecting those [...]