Tag Archive: terrorism

What’s it going to take for the world to rid the planet of ISIL?

What’s It Going To Take? What’s it going to take for the world to come together and rid the planet of these masked cowards known as ISIL?  How many more people have to be beheaded?  Set on fire?  Crucified?  How many more girls have to be captured, raped and forced to marry these savages?  How…

Remembering 9/11

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Not many Americans can forget exactly where we were on September 11, 2001.  I received a call from a friend who simply said, “turn on your tv.”  By the time I did, here on the west coast, the horror had already unfolded and I spent much of the day, zombie-like, in front of my computer,…

To Scan Or Not To Scan – That Is The Question

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I like airports.  They’re a great place to people watch.  It’s still a wonder how an airplane gets off the ground and stays in the air, but I’m a lawyer and haven’t a clue about aeronautics. I’m especially astounded at how flight attendants – whose job description must read “being nice to stupid people” –…

…And Justice for All?

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There’s a lot about the Department of Justice that I just don’t get.  The main thing I don’t get, though, is Eric Holder, the Attorney General.  In the last two years, he’s done a lot of very strange things. Most recently, the DOJ decided to try terrorist Ahmed Ghailani in a civil trial, rather than…