Russell Brand on Lee Rigby Killers
The loquacious Russell Brand tries to put the killing of Lee Rigby into perspective, dismissing the popular narrative that Islam is an inherently violent religion and placing the blame on the mental state of the killers: In spite of his dispassionate intoning the subject is not ...read more
Is it Fair to Call the Killers of Drummer Lee Rigby 'Terrorists'?
In the wake of the murder of British soldier Drummer Lee Rigby earlier this week in London, there have been numerous public discussions about the use of the word 'Terrorist' in reference to the killers. Kojo Koram wrote an excellent piece on the Banter, arguing that the term ...read more
Stunning New Footage Shows London Terror Suspects Getting Shot By Police
Stunning new footage obtained by the Daily Mirror shows how, after beheading Lee Rigby, the suspected terrorists ambushed the first police officers to come to his aid: The Mirror describes the unbelievable chain of events that saw Michael Adebolajo and Michael Oluwatobi ...read more
When did London forget to 'Keep Calm and Carry On'?
London is still in shock from the public beheading of an off-duty soldier, innocently going about his business in the streets of Woolwich two days ago. The callousness of this random attack has disturbed the whole country and those, like myself, who are a little too curious, ...read more
What Does It Take To Behead a Man?
Yesterday on the weekly "Bob and Chez Show" podcast that we do together, Bob Cesca and I discussed the story of the broad-daylight attack on a British soldier in London that had just broken internationally. What was interesting about our conversation is that it was happening ...read more
After London Attacks, We Must Remember that Terrorists Are Not Muslims
The horrific murder of a man in London yesterday afternoon has shocked Britain and much of the world. Two armed men ran over, then decapitated an unarmed soldier near his army barracks in Woolwich, South East London, in broad daylight. An eyewitness described a horrendous ...read more