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Britain jails extremist who burned Koran

A convicted racist who burned a Koran in front of city centre shoppers has been jailed for 70 days after a judge described the act as “theatrical bigotry”. He is a member of the virulently racist and arguably fascist English Defence League. Steve Hynd of Newshoggers, who is Scottish and part of our weekly Polizeros […]

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On Terry Jones wanting to put Mohammed on trial

Steve Hynd, in a fine rant, says Terry Jones is trying to provoke violence in the Muslim world, and the US legal is too lame and too mired in 18th century constitutional fetishism to stop him. He blasts Andrew Exum, who happily says that US soldiers can die to defend the supposed free speech of […]

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Milblogs go silent today in protest

Many milblogs (blogs written by those serving in the US armed forces) will be silent today in protest against “an increasingly hostile environment from within the military” and in particular the “treatment of milblogger C.J. Grisham of A Soldier’s Perspective” who now needs money for his legal defense. Freedom of speech means everyone has the […]

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