“I do not believe that the solution to our problem is simply to elect the right people. The important thing is to establish a political climate of opinion which will make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing. Unless it is politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing, the right people will not do the right thing either, or if they try, they will shortly be out of office.”
― Milton Friedman

“Human beings are born with different capacities. If they are free, they are not equal. And if they are equal, they are not free.”
― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Balkan blowback

A quite interesting read at Political Mavens related to the Al-Qaeda sympathizers of Albanian extraction recently apprehended before they could attack at Fort Dix.
On Monday night the FBI arrested six Muslims who were planning a commando-style attack on Fort Dix in New Jersey, to “kill as many soldiers as possible,” authorities said.

Four of the six men are Albanians, a fact that Fox News — which apparently thinks that “Yugoslavia” and “Albanians” are the same, and isn’t sure what those two things might have to do with “the Balkans”...
Read the whole thing here.

Just another part of the Clinton legacy, here celebrated by Norwegian soldiers singing their original lyrics, "Kosovo", to the tune of the Beach Boys "Kokomo." If you haven't heard it you're missing out.

H/T JRM

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