Monday, April 27, 2009

HOT5 Daily 4/27/2009

1. "Somali Jihad threatening to cross the border into Kenya" More trouble in East Africa.

Representative Sample: the radical Islamic group Al-Shabab is now tightening control over all of southern Somalia, eliminating the last remaining strongholds of government forces. But the group, is also threatening to expand its Jihad throughout Northeastern Africa

2. "Those Angry Young Men" Interesting article.

Representative Sample: What in the world, you might well ask, could the First Crusade and some rather obscure Medieval "laws of primogeniture" have to do with our current civilizational crises? Perhaps quite a bit

3. "Obama Tortures Me Every Day" An amusing viewpoint on the whole torture debate.

Representative Sample: Yes, enhanced interrogation techniques work. If you don’t think so then come by my house, sign the release form and I guarantee I will have your computer password, your ATM PIN and your wife’s safe word in the bedroom in an hour.

4. "100+ Living Philosophers of Religion and Their Best Work" An impressive list.

Representative Sample: here’s a list of 100+ living philosophers of religion who publish in English, along with a few of their most significant books/papers in philosophy of religion.

5. "First Japanese Helicopter Carrier Commissioned at Tokyo Bay" The first of a three ship class.

Representative Sample:While its primary function is anti-submarine warfare, the Hyuga will also give Japan its first real power projection capability since 1945. The Hyuga is the largest warship built in Japan since World War II.

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  1. Love your site. Thanks for the link. Remind me and I'll put you on our Blog Roll over at Libertarian Republican.

    I'm not an Atheist - Deist in fact, but feel we're aligned on most things.

  2. Eric,

    Thanks. I'm adding your site to the blogroll here too.