Buttle’s World got a comment from a blogger who has a site dedicated to just documenting the connections between Saddam and international terror. Odd… They still haven’t run out of connections to find. And last I heard, Saddam has been out of office for a while.
Check out Regime of Terror.
His book is a best-seller… guess where. And guess what other book his is promoted with?
I’d say that book store knows its market.
Your tax dollars, not at work.
You can’t have it all ways, PBS. You can’t exalt violent Islamists, call Islam a Religion of Peace, and then also suppress how radicals terrorize their peaceful coreligionists.
Frankly, you look like a bunch of handwringing ninnies.
Get me some smelling salts. This appeared on ABC’s web site.
Worse, users have learned to use the “bury” feature, originally designed to get rid of spam postings, to crush stories with political perspectives (usually conservative) that don’t match their own. The most notable victim of this kind of burying is one of the blogosphere’s most popular sites, Little Green Footballs.
But the biggest problem with Digg is not the business itself, which is an impressive creation, but its community. One of the things we’re learning about the Web 2.0 world is that all communities aren’t alike; when you let millions of anonymous users design your product, you also let them determine your fate. And Digg has put itself in the hands of an army of postadolescents with too much education and too much free time, the age cohort that gets its news from “The Colbert Report” and holds the anarchistic view that all information should be, in fact, “wants to be,” free.
Nothing wrong with that. Indeed, been there, done that. But now, in my gray-haired middle-age I’ve come to realize that if you are going to create a venue for children to play, someone has to be the grown-up. And that is where Digg blew it.
Read the whole thing.
“Everybody knows” there was no connection between al Qaeda and Iraq before 9/11. The trouble with what “everybody knows” is that it’s usually wrong.
At Salman Pak, I was there in 2003. We [Marines] found high quality leather suicide vests, wrapped in plastic, ready for shipment. The SEALs were doing work there too. I wonder what the enemy was doing with those? We actually sent out press releases with pictures in and around April/May 2003, and it was ignored by the mainstream media.