reflections of a pragmatic optimist, lover of freedom

Month: September 2015 (Page 1 of 2)

What If?

“Peak Guardian Reached,” muses Ed Driscoll over at Instapundit, in response to this:

What if the mega-rich just want rocket ships to escape the Earth they destroy?

Hey, geniuses:

  1. When you insist on leaving no avenue of escape from Progressivism / “social democracy” on Earth, you guarantee that people will seek another way out.
  2. Shouldn’t you rejoice to see those ruinous capitalists leave? At long last, you can have your Progressive paradise! Then we can see how the world ends up. Because apparently the Soviet and Chinese environmental records haven’t established a clear enough precedent.

Fourteen Years Later: 9/11 Links

If you read but one memorial page: 9/11: Never Forget, Never Give In

If you watch but one slideshow: America Attacked: 9/11

Victory Girls Blog: Remembering the 9/11 Jumpers

Parents Had No Idea What Happened to Their Son on 9/11. Then They Read the Words ‘Red Bandana’

New York Times editorial page, of all places, points out that our lack of action on Syria has been a disaster.

ISIL haunts 9/11 anniversary: 14 years ago, Americans learned they can’t ignore the terror of extremists. Did we? Seemingly not.

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