Free speech in time of war and campus police

6 10 2005

George Mason UniversityLast week, George Mason University police used strong armed tactics deserving of harden criminal posing real and clear danger to the police to arrest a silent war protestor who also happened to be a veteran of the US Air Force and a Pakistani Muslim.
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When joining Al-jazeera becomes a treasonable act!

4 10 2005

Al-Jazeera LogoDoes joining Al-jazeera new English network channel disqualify one from being a true patriot, verging on treason? I was quite surprised by the reaction I read today on AOL news section on the story of Josh Rushing joining Al-jazeera.

Josh Rushing, the former captain in the US Marine Corps announced that he is joining the new English Channel sponsored by Al-jazeera, that Arabic channel that made headlines and is giving the American media a run for its money. Read the rest of this entry »

Finally, and excellent choice from President Bush

30 09 2005

Judge John Roberts is sworn in as US Supreme Court Chief by US Supreme Cort Justice John Paul Stevens before his wife, Jane, and US President George Bush.With the selection of judge John Roberts as a Supreme Court Justice and then selecting him as the Chief Justice is perhaps the best and most qualified choice he ever made in his troubled presidency. One has to commend the President for his choice; it was simply excellent and outstanding. Congratulation Mr. Bush, finally after 5 years you made the right choice. Perhaps you should fire every one and start all over again. Read the rest of this entry »

IN search of the truth, journalists are jailed and killed

28 09 2005

journalists are jailed and killedTwo major stories that hit the freedom of speech and information in the heart. One is the jailing of award winning journalist Judith Miller of the New York Times for failing to disclose here sources, and the other the jailing of Al-Jazeera investigative journalist Taiseer Allouni for 7 years by Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

They got us in a mess and walked away

27 09 2005

Saddam Ends Hunger Strike as Trial Nears Its EndI am one of those former veterans who supported the US objective of getting rid of Saddam Hussein, though I was not too comfortable and was not convinced with the arguments put forward.
Every one in the Middle East knew about Saddam and his crimes against his people and against all of his neighbors. Read the rest of this entry »

One more right down the drain of liberty

9 07 2005

President George W. Bush signs the Patriot Act, Anti-Terrorism Legislation.The US Senate, that great bastion of power, where lobbyist roam the great halls of the people and dictates the laws of this country, met in secrete session and voted on the new provisions of the Patriot Act. Read the rest of this entry »

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