Media Callousness, a Tale of Horror from India

This is a tale of a burning man, told with clarity on Suhasini Haid-Ar’s blog at IBN in India. It demonstrates the extreme distance some journalists put themselves from conscience and morals. Please do not follow this link nor read the sad tale if you are faint of heart. I for one will not sleep easy tonight.

Excerpt:

I guess you can’t blame the people (including apparently, 1 state minister) for not being able to help. But I do blame all of them,yes,including fellow journalists, for not even trying. Capturing dramatic events on tape is what keeps our livelihood, but allowing people to die as we watch takes away our humanity.

Non-Nuclear ICBM’s Update III

Wiki news and others are reporting on Donald Rumsfeld’s recent urging of using ICBM’s with conventional war-heads. You’ve been reading it here since April, but essentially this sets up the capability to strike Iran’s nuclear enrichment factories fully, it gives us the capability to hit UBL next time he’s sighted in Darkot or Waziristan.

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For a Chuckle

Please stop by Planck’s Constant for a hilarious remake of a classic comedy skit —

Hu’s on First.

Iranian Repression and Torture Continues

batebi_0.jpgIn earlier articles here you’ve seen a steady campaign of tightening repression in Iran. They have imprisoned some dissidents, hung others, shelled Kurd and Balochi villages, tightened internet filtering, and taken down satellite dishes across the country.

Gateway Pundit has been doing a fantastic job of covering this, please stop by and see the latest on the worsening health of Ahmad Batebi.

The Death of an Evil Man

nawab akbar bugti.jpgNawab Akbar Bugti is dead, along with most of his top followers from Dera Bugti, including other family members. Bugti was unhappy with the elected government and many other things, and used terror tactics, insurrection, and a tribal separatist movement to try to change that, establishing himself as the regional warlord. Perhaps his intent was good in his mind, but the means used were evil and unconscionable: death, terror, banditry, and destruction. By using those tactics, he invalidated his causes and set those causes back a century.

 

 

In an earlier war update, I had this to say about the tribal Strong Man structure you still see throughout the middle-east and east

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