Friday, July 22, 2005

The Friday Furo Questus

Questus Furore
Terrorism in London. (Breaking news on that, by the way.)

Tyranny in Zimbabwe.

Death squads in Venezuela.

But what does Amnesty International get worked up over? An outlaw combatant, a violator of the rules of war, sitting in a American cell with the thermostat too low.

Do they seriously not understand why we don't pay them more attention?

Recommended Reading
Yes, VDH will be here every week. He's that good. This week: "And Then They Came After Us."
And a gem from an older one, "Same Old, Same Old,":
"It is our task, each of us according to our station, to speak the truth to all these falsehoods, and remember that we did not inherit a wonderful civilization just to lose it to the Dark Ages."

Jack Dunphy: "A Little Less Sensitivity, Please."

Mark Steyn: "A victory for multiculti over common sense."

Australian Prime Minister John Howard yesterday: "Can I just say very directly, Paul, on the issue of the policies of my government and indeed the policies of the British and American governments on Iraq, that the first point of reference is that once a country allows its foreign policy to be determined by terrorism, it's given the game away..."

Thought of the Week
"Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness."
James Wilson

Churchill Quote of the Week
"Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.''
Winston Churchill, October 29, 1941 to the boys at Churchill's old private school, Harrow.


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