1. Bruce Ramsey, a liberal, uses Dinesh D’Souza’s conservative defense of Muslims to attack America. Never mind that normally he would dismiss anything D’Souza wrote, he is happy to use it to bash America. With his book, D’Souza gave anti-Americans a stick and now they’re using it.
2. Tony Blankley has a piece on Imus worth reading.
3. George Reisman reports on what socialism has done to Montevideo, Uruguay.
4. Grant Jones writes about Just War Theory and a WWII battle I had not heard of before, Falaise Gap. Also check out this comedy monologue from a Brit.
5. Gunman sent package to NBC.
Among the materials are 23 QuickTime video files showing Cho talking directly to the camera, Capus said. He does not name anyone specifically, but he mentions “hedonism” and Christianity, and he talks at length about his hatred of the wealthy.Cho, you worm, the guilt is yours only.
“You had a hundred billion chances and ways to have avoided today,” Cho says. “But you decided to spill my blood. You forced me into a corner and gave me only one option. The decision was yours. Now you have blood on your hands that will never wash off.”
6. Obama speaks about the Virginia Tech massacre, saying we need to reflect on violence in our society. What does he mean by violence?
A freak murders 32 people and Obama, who might be our next president, talks about Imus, low wages and bad education as forms of violence. Words fail me. Obama seems at once vapid, lunatic and liberal cliche. His ideas are unjust.
Last week, the big news obviously had to do with Imus, and the verbal violence that was directed at young women who were role models for all of us, role models for my daughters. ... There's the violence of men and women who have worked all their lives and suddenly have the rug pulled out from under them because their job has moved to another country, they've lost their job and they've lost their pension benefits and they've lost their healthcare, and they're having to compete against their teenage children for jobs at the local fast-food place paying $7 an hour. There is the violence of children whose voices are not heard in communities that are ignored, who don't have access to a decent education, who are surrounded by drugs and crime, and a lack of hope. So there's a lot of different forms of violence in our society ...