Sunday, April 13, 2008

Don't detain pirates - bad things might happen to them!

Pretty amazing stuff: "THE Royal Navy, once the scourge of brigands on the high seas, has been told by the Foreign Office not to detain pirates because doing so may breach their human rights." The rest of the article is here: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article3736239.ece

American Exceptionalism

Peter Schramm, liked to tell the story of his family's escape from Hungary in the aftermath of its failed revolution against Russian Com...