Hip-Hop Mogul Confuses Hate Speech With The Truth


Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons posted a piece entitled  “The Ugly Head of America” this morning on The Huffington Post.  It was a broadside attack on Americans for engaging in what he calls ‘hate speech’  towards the Muslim world:
The hatred and anger towards Muslims in this country and around the world has gone beyond the tipping point. [...]

Ban Ki Moon’s Gaza “Siege” Delusions


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What kind of “blockade” allows 738,576 tons of humanitarian aid?

Yes, Looting is a Crime


It’s a good thing we have post-modern, post-moral professors, or else some might get the crazy notion that looting is a bad thing. From a weekend piece in the Times, apropos the looting that followed last week’s earthquake in Chile, we get these two nuanced views on the morality of – let us dispense with [...]

Obama: Try Foreign Terrorists in U.S. Courts, U.S. Missionaries in Foreign Courts


Obama administration offers US courts to terrorists but not American missionaries.

For Bigots, Israel Can Do No Right


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Jew-haters condemn Israel for giving aid to Haiti.

If it is to recover, Haiti must make some profound cultural and political changes. – By Anne Applebaum – Slate Magazine


For the past several days, I have found myself unable to look at the photographs from Haiti. I have also found that when I start reading an article datelined Port-au-Prince, I have to force myself to read to the end of it. I have donated money to Doctors Without Borders, on the grounds that it […]