Daily Archive: March 17, 2019

The Christchurch Shooting and the Normalization of Anti-Muslim Terrorism

What is without question the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s history took place on Friday when shooters, 28-year-old Australian Brenton Tarrant among them, opened fire at two Christchurch mosques. Four, including Tarrant, have been arrested for the heinous act, which claimed at least 49 innocent lives. Tarrant was responsible for killing more than 40 victims, among them several children,...

Christchurch, Birmingham, and the Power of Islamic Victimhood

It’s the massacre heard ‘round the world! Leaders react across the globe! Religious bigotry and hate must be rooted out! Oh wait, not this one. This is just another Muslim massacre of Christian villagers in Nigeria. Ho-hum, nothing to see here folks. Just move along now… Ah, here’s the right one! In the initial hours following the fatal shooting of several dozen Muslims at two...

Yellow Vests Turn Violent as Macron’s ‘Great Debate’ Ends

Update: Saturday’s Yellow Vest protests have escalated in intensity as clashes with the police grew increasingly violent. Take a look *** After weeks of more moderate protests, France’s Yellow Vests are back in full swing following the end of President Macron’s unsuccessful ‘great debate’ – during which thousands of town halls were conducted over a two-month period in the hopes of...

Don’t Dismiss Pompeo’s Disparaging Remarks About Russia & Cuba in Venezuela

The US accused Cuba and Russia of “undermining democracy” in Venezuela. Pompeo said very derogatory things about the South American country’s two allies, including accusing Cuba of being “the true imperialist power” and “communist overlords” while alleging that Russia’s resource and mineral trade with Venezuela amounts to Moscow’s partner being a “personal ATM” for its “oligarchs”. The Secretary of State...

Private Corporations Can Censor You Better Than the Government

As most are surely aware, the last year or two has seen a growing crackdown on free speech and free thought across the Internet, with our constitutionally-protected First Amendment rights being circumvented through the agency of monopolistic private sector corporations such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Although as yet our government has not gained the power to ban discordant views...