Free speech activists, given the online media blackout of the Fitna movie, we may not be able to view the original Fitna movie, but we can still make ourselves heard on the issue of censorship of unpopular ideas. That’s why I encourage anyone who has the inclination and the resources necessary to create and post their own Fitna movie online in protest of the restriction of free expression by religious extremists and cowardly media corporations.
Barack Obama does not own the concept of America as an ongoing effort toward a more perfect union. As American citizens, we all own that idea. How we apply our power as citizens of the union is a matter of individual conscience and open for free public debate. The important thing is that we do attempt to apply that power, and do so with an eye to doing more than obtaining power for a favored candidate for a short term in office.
With these two airplanes, there were two different versions of normalcy. In one country’s normalcy, shooting at people’s houses from miltary attack aircraft is okay. In another country’s normalcy, it’s not okay even to have nipple piercings, because they might be part of an insidious plot to kill somebody on an airplane.