Obama’s Libya Blowback: Marines Made Ready In Italy

The media reported yesterday that our Armed Forces are being gathered in case they need to manage another crisis: “The US’ capture of Abu Anas al-Libi is turning into a full-blown diplomatic incident. Libya’s government has summoned the US ambassador for questioning over what it terms the ‘kidnapping’ of the alleged al-Qaeda operative, CNN reports. The US, meanwhile, sees the situation as perilous enough that it has moved 200 marines from Spain to Italy, so they’ll be ready to respond should Read more […]

Former Mayor Of London Blames US For Boston Bombings

Last Friday, Ken Livingstone, former Mayor of London, said: “Very often, people get incredibly angry about injustices that they see…They would have been reading about the torture at Guantanamo Bay, at Baghram airbase. They would have read stuff about how, I think it is 54 different countries secretly collaborated with America for this rendition — people being snatched off streets taken to be tortured, because the Bush regime believed that they were all potential terrorists…There was such ignorance Read more […]

The Unintended Consequences of the Journal News’s Gun-Owner Map

As most people know about by now, The Journal News, a small newspaper in New York, recently published an online map that pinpointed the addresses and the names of every owner of a handgun permit in Westchester and Rockland Counties. The most immediate intent of the map, as indicated by the heading “The Gun Owner Next Door: What You Don’t Know About the Weapons in Your Neighborhood,” was to let those without gun permits know who had guns. Beyond that, it is unclear what the paper hoped to accomplish. Read more […]