Posts Tagged ‘racism in america’

Things that are hard to talk about,

Omar Khadr – Why isn’t he being set free? And why won’t the national post publish my comment supporting his lawyers who are trying to rescue him from hell? Reading the National post is quite scary, I find the reader commentaries are insane. Not just thoughtless, but terrifying, in the way people just go with path of least resistance. Somehow supporting a 15 year old kid who got caught up in a bad scene is beyond the morality of most National Post commentators. They do however, express a lot of sympathy for Sir Conrad Black! (why not.. but lets give Omar some too?)

It brings up the point that we aren’t a very open society, and there are very good reasons for keeping private. On this Omar Khadr issue though, it just feels wrong blogging about nonsense while so many people are turning a blind eye to unethical behavior [particularly Stephen Harper].

Okay thats enough politics from me. I’ll file this next to the emo rants section, and try to stay on focus to get this blog geared towards research.

Oh yes, and for an interesting look into the brains behind the CIA – check this new fear propoganda out – please define a “Western” appearance please.

“”(They) look western (and) would be able to come into this country without attracting the kinds of attention that others might,” Hayden said, without offering further details.”

I wonder what anthropologists and sociologists have contributed to American intelligence so far… Maybe Al Qaeda and the US Army are learning from