Ground Zero Mosque Thursday, May 27 2010 

Against:

  • “I think it’s despicable. That’s sacred ground. It’s a slap in the face. How could anybody give them permission to build a mosque there?”
  • “What I’m frightened about is that it’s almost going to be another protest zone — a meeting place for radicals.”

For:

  • “to establish a vibrant and world-class facility in New York City that promotes tolerance and pluralism that will strengthen relationships and attract those of other faiths to integrate and learn about Islam”.
  • “Religious intolerance, demagoguery, and fear-mongering have no place in the discussion about development on and around the World Trade Center site.”

From here.

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The Whistleblowers’ Haven Monday, Apr 12 2010 

I posted the The Whistleblowers on Jan 28, ’08. At that time I didn’t know about Wikileaks, a safe haven for whistleblowers worldwide. Nobody mentioned it in their comments to my post either.

I happened to read about Wikileaks here a few days back. It seems that they’re doing a brilliant job against all odds.

What do you think about it? Please share your thoughts.