Monthly Archives: December 2006

"What’s Right?" vs. "What’s Right For Us"

“Whaddeyou mean by that word “right”? The only thing we’re concerned about is what’s right for us. We got our own definition of “right”. -A Hell’s Angel sunk in philosophy From “Hell’s Angels” by Hunter S. Thompson So, what is … Continue reading

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The Death of Wahhabism

Here is a review, of a book about jihad- http://www.hoover.org/publications/policyreview/4825051.html The key point is that jihad differs from other forms of conquest by allowing the conquered to join with the conquerors, by way of conversion. What doesn’t come up is … Continue reading

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Augusto Pinochet, RIP

The recent death of Pinochet has given us a rash of condemnations, or re-condemnations. Even anti-communists feel obliged to say he really shouldn’t have killed all those people. Still, I thought of the words of Air Marshal Sir Arthur “Bomber” … Continue reading

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The Recent US Elections

I don’t think there’s much to say except that the electorate is tired, and for now doesn’t have the will to see the Iraq campaign through. The real problem is with Iran and Syria, and nobody has proposed aggressive measures … Continue reading

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