This beggars belief (and I mean that in both interpretations):
The incident occurred at the Mechanicsburg, Pa., Halloween parade where Ernie Perce, an atheist activist, marched as a zombie Muhammad. Talaag Elbayomy, a Muslim, attacked Perce, and he was arrested by police.
Judge Martin threw the case out on the grounds that Elbayomy was [...]
Not entirely without its risks.
I wonder if that kind of work comes with medical insurance?
Rage against the machine, etc. Speak truth to power, and so on. Dissent is the highest form of… you get the picture.
But sometimes it doesn’t quite work out the way you’d hoped.
DHS is watching Facebook and Twitter, among other sites:
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s command center routinely monitors dozens of popular websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Hulu, WikiLeaks and news and gossip sites including the Huffington Post and Drudge Report, according to a government document. A “privacy compliance review” issued by DHS last November [...]
Good ideas represent opportunities that fleetingly come and go. Bad ideas, on the other hand, never seem to have expiration dates:
In the president’s signing statement issued Saturday in passing into law the fiscal 2012 defense authorization bill, Mr. Obama said restrictions aimed at protecting top-secret technical data on U.S. Standard Missile-3 velocity burnout [...]
A Columbia University anthropology prof is offering a course on the Occupy movement:
The class is taught by Dr. Hannah Appel, who boasts about her nights camped out in Zuccotti Park.
As many as 30 students will be expected to get involved in ongoing OWS projects outside the classroom, the syllabus says.
The class [...]
Some among the liberal left in this country don’t like guns. Don’t want to have them in the house. For the children. Don’t think you should have them either.
Look at all the crime, they argue. As though that were a reason to be unarmed.
Plus, it allows the Europeans to condescend about America’s [...]