Surveillance

District Forging Surveillance Network

More good news on the Big Brother Front. No, I'm not kidding. Done properly, this program only makes good sense. If you want to criticize somebody, might I offer up the name of Osama bin Laden for his loathsome contribution to bringing the New World Order to "America the Paranoid (if you hate surveillance)" one quickening pulse at a time. Or America the Naive (if you hate to think critically), take your pick. HE DC GOVERNMENT IS launching a system today that would tie together thousands of city-owned video cameras, but authorities don't yet have the money to complete the...

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Habits Of An Undeclared Jihadist

A Dallas man convicted this week for tainting grocery store baked items by sprinkling dried feces on the food is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. Prosecutors had store surveillance videotapes from a Fiesta grocery store of two incidents in July. Note some of the personal habits of this undeclared jihadist: "He takes his own fecal matter and spread it to the wind over the food going to the public," prosecutor Will Ramsey said in court. "It's just so disgusting and, you know what, people get hurt." The 49-year-old taxi driver was charged with two felony counts of tampering with consumer...


Freedom With Strength, Strength With Freedom

"Whatever are we to do in the face of Islamic terrorism?" asks a frightened Alice once again through the looking glass. Many in the United States leap up off their bean bags and Lazy Boys to label Alice and her neighbors with the worst set of curses they can imagine, starting with cowardice. e must not fail to calculate, of course, that there are dearly held freedoms that can and should be sacrificed temporarily in the name of security when faced with a cause for survival. If one blindly follows grand intellectual papers written at the end of the 18th...


Rushdie's Crux Of The Matter

The recent controversy over the knighting of Salman Rushdie and the rather predictable Muslim outrage that has followed is discussed in the following article was published by Tehelka in India. It is time Islam and other religions learned to shrug at some offence, says Shoma Chaudhury, one of India's most respected journalists. This Sword Over My Head is a Good One N A MORE innocent time, all it would have deserved were the jokes. So it’s the Queen’s sword that finally caught up with Salman Rushdie—Inshallah, it’s the only sword that will. And sharper jabs in that vein. Or one...


You, Me, The Infidel Revolution

HEARTY THANKS GOES OUT TO Brigette Gabriel who sent me this from the always astute Jamie Glazov of FrontPageMagazine.com. Frontpage Interview's guest today is Bill Warner, the director of the Center for the Study of Political Islam (CSPI). CSPI's goal is to teach the doctrine of political Islam through its books and it has produced a series on its focus. Mr. Warner did not write the CSPI series, but he acts as the agent for a group of scholars who are the authors. FP: Mr. Warner, welcome back to Frontpage Interview. In our last interview, you did a powerful job...