Shawn Macomber was on a Suffolk County (Mass.) jury
deciding the future housing arrangments of Rakeem Young, who
shot Cassim Weaver to death on Shabazz Way in Roxbury back in
the summer of 2004. Rakeen also inflicted multiple gunshot wounds
on Darrell Williams, a passenger in Cassim's parked car.
American Spectator, Shawn examines the
case, the violent subculture of which it was a small symptom, and the
indifference of the media and the "progressive" surrounding city.
Very much worth reading.
The American Library Association will be happy to tell
you how much they believe in intellectual freedom and
struggle mightily against censorship. Well, unless
a book is "potentially
incendiary" like Londonistan.
Then at least one library will be perfectly happy to self-censor. (Via Power Line.)
Fortunately, publicity works.
If you were drunk enough,
do you think you'd start raving in an
anti-semitic manner? Moxie
does the experiment. (Via Raven.)
The wish-I'd-written for today goes to Alex
The Pentagon is the Post Office with nuclear weapons.Read the whole thing™.