Halliburton to build immigration detention centers in US. “Immigration detention centers” today – who knows what tomorrow… Call me paranoid…

Iranian paper to run cartoons satirising the Holocaust. For the record it’s not surprising that The Vatican thinks all speech against ‘faithful’ should be banned. Difficult one this one. While the whole muslim reaction to the recent cartoons in understandable (looking at images of Mohammed is a sin) it is way over the top. Free speech issues say people should be able to print anything they want. If that’s the case then these Iranian cartoons should be as “acceptable” as the Islamic ones. In these cases I, personally, would say yes – they both are. Then again – neither of them are about anything that directly effects me…

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