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2003 video of a tank crushing a looter's car making the rounds again
There is a video making the rounds of (mostly liberal) blogs again, showing a US tank crushing the car of some looters. Ive seen it recently on BoingBoing as well as several other locations. I am in a mixed position about the video. I think that looting is wrong and should be punished, and perhaps the car crush was appropriate. Perhaps not. Clearly the attitude displayed by the troops is inappropriate. However, what disturbs me most about the video, is the way it is presented This video was filmed ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 29, 2006 1:06 PM

A cardinal at the Vatican has called a planned fence between the US and Mexico Inhuman
A cardinal at the Vatican has called a planned fence between the US and Mexico "InHuman", according to this Reuters story. "Speaking of borders, I must unfortunately say that in a world that greeted the fall of the Berlin Wall with joy, new walls are being built between neighborhood and neighborhood, city and city, nation and nation," said Martino, head of the Vatican's Council for Justice and Peace. So says the man who lives in a country that is SURROUNDED BY A WALL. Controlled immigration is the ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 14, 2006 10:03 AM

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