Guilders for Geert, Please

Via Instapundit and Samizdata, a request for funds to assist Geert Wilders in his defense against charges of inciting hatred against Muslims. The charges are based on Wilders film Fitna, in which verses from the Koran were read over visuals of Islamic terrorism. According to the panel of three judges, Wilder’s insults against Islam were so serious …

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Tainted Milk Death Sentences

I still don’t understand this. Not the imposition of the death penalty – I don’t have a problem with that if the milk really was deliberately contaminated with melamine, and those who did it knew what the effect was likely to be. But why did they do it? I don’t understand how there could have been …

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Israel and Gaza

Israel is not blameless in its relationships with the Palestinian people. Palestinian homes, farms and businesses have been bulldozed to make way for Israeli settlers. Genuine and appalling atrocities have been committed against some Palestinians. People have been right to express concern about these things, and to urge Israel stop further occupation and settlement of …

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