Many pundits seem to feel New Orleans’ post-Katrina “miracle” was not just an incidental positive but was, all things considered, worth the 1,800 people killed and the 100,000 African-Americans permanently ejected from the city.
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Abdullah, tyrant who beheaded 'sorcerers,' was 'force of moderation'
Abdullah, tyrant who beheaded ‘sorcerers,’ was ‘force of moderation’“This is a sad day,” remarked Secretary of State John Kerry (State Department, 1/22/15) over the death of Abdullah, the dictator of Saudi Arabia. “The United States has lost a friend,” he continued, and “the world has lost a revered leader.” The monarch–whose regime routinely flogs dissenters and beheads those guilty of “sorcery”–was, in Kerry’s words, “a man of wisdom and vision” (BBC, 1/22/15; 6/19/12). Vice President Joe Biden (White House, 1/22/15) announced that he “will be leading a presidential delegation representing the United States to pay our respects.” President Barack Obama […]