Tag: War on Terror

  • My “Me too!” 9/11 5th Anniversary Post

    Let’s face it, you’re going to be innundated by all things 9/11 today, so I’m only going to second Ed Miller‘s recommendation of United 93, now available on DVD. Despite some ongoing complaints about the characterization of a German passenger on board the flight, the film managed to do what World Trade Center and Flight […]

  • “World Trade Center” a Sad Sign of the Times

    If, like me, you saw Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center over the weekend, you’d probably find it hard to believe that the same guy who wrote Salvador and directed Natural Born Killers could even be capable of making such a mediocre film. Chalk it up to these scary times we live in, I guess… Most […]

  • Who’s Winning This War on Terror, Anyway?

    As someone who’s hopefully going to spend about 30 hours in the air during the next couple of weeks, I guess I should be thankful that the latest terror plot was foiled. But the resulting mayhem that I’ve been watching on TV all evening has instead prompted this quick reality check. Here’s what we’ve given […]

  • The Mother of all Sound Bites

    A quote from Taliban spokesman Qari Yuosaf on Canada’s military presence in Afghanistan, courtesy of the CBC: We think that when we kill enough Canadians, they will quit. … Works for me! 😯

  • Muslim Intolerance

    Look, all I’m gonna say on the subject is this: Western media isn’t doing itself any favours towards those who believe in Islam. Exhibit A: The above political cartoon, published in a Danish newspaper last fall. In reading through viewpoints from both the West and Middle East it seems to me that the argument boils […]