Pakistan: Thousands rally against Facebook because of Everybody Draw Muhammad Day


Note the threats on some of the signs above.
Islamic War On Free Speech Alert, and an update on this story. “Muslim anger prompts Pakistan to block Facebook,” by Babar Dogar for Associated Press, May 19 (thanks to Maxwell):
LAHORE, Pakistan – Pakistan’s government ordered Internet service providers to block Facebook on Wednesday amid [...]

Obama’s Phony Populism


President Obama is coming to New York tomorrow to draw a line in the sand against Wall Street.  He is stoking public anger against the big banks, whom many people believe brought our economy to its knees as a result of what they perceive as the banks’ avarice and deceptive practices.  Obama wants to change the target [...]

Where Are The Stories On What Pakistanis Actually Think About Drone Attacks?


The New York Times ran a short piece yesterday via Reuters news service which indicated that U.S. drone attacks in Afpak [Afghanistan and the Pakistani border] are “undermining efforts to deal with militancy.” A drone aircraft was reported to have killed 3 militants in a car traveling in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region. It also mentions [...]

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