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I’m not alone. The UAE has now also banned BoingBoing. Check out the screenshot (click for full-size): Quips BoingBoing: They’re pretty good at controlling internet ports. As a reminder, they appear destined to control America’s physical ports as well. Here’s how to get around the censors.
Vital Perspective has the full text of the embargoed report by IAEA Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei, “Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran.” In the Current Overall Assessment section, ElBaradei writes that even after three years of intensive Agency verification, the IAEA still cannot conclude that there are no undeclared nuclear […]
If you were paying attention over the weekend, you saw this: Stewart Baker, a senior Homeland Security official, said he was the sole representative on the panel who objected to the ports deal. Baker said he later changed his vote after Dubai Ports World agreed to the security conditions. Others confirmed his account. “We were […]
John Fund writes: Never has an article made me blink with astonishment as much as when I read in yesterday’s New York Times magazine that Sayed Rahmatullah Hashemi, former ambassador-at-large for the Taliban, is now studying at Yale on a U.S. student visa. This is taking the obsession that U.S. universities have with promoting diversity […]
David Limbaugh makes the connection: President Bush is in trouble with much of his base for approving the sale of a British shipping firm that runs commercial container operations at six major U.S. ports to a United Arab Emirates (UAE) company. I believe the main reason he is under fire from the right is that […]
One of the most heart-achingly beautiful blogs I’ve ever read. Start here then read through the entire month. Hat tip: Jeremy Botter
Tim Chapman at Townhall.com’s Capitol Report has video and summary of a blogger roundtable with Arkansas Governor and oft-mentioned 2008 potential Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. I liked his comments on the blogosphere and cyber Jihad. Now, if I could only set him straight on immigration enforcement.
Today in Karachi, Pakistan via Yahoo! News: Pakistani protesters burn Danish flags to condemn the publication of cartoons depicting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad printed by some Western newspapers, Monday, Feb. 27, 2006 in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil) And they’ve still got their nooses ready…
Robert George says “Get a frickin’ clue.” Update: Expose the Left has the video.
Don’t miss Walid Phares at the Counterterrorism Blog: Ethnic identity The backers of the deal stated that it would be unfair for the US Government to reject the deal with the UAE just because it is an “Arab country.” This argument doesn’t hold because no where in the opposing views a statement was made that […]