Java Zen:Thinking Out Loud Sunday, 2017.02.19
The lesson to me is that if you want freedom of speech, then, like the Muslims
in Britain, you must make the authorities afraid to bother you. If you seem
harmless, you will be silenced at the demand of those whom the authorities fear.
Once again, I note that this is an incentive structure that the British
authorities will likely come to regret.

		Glenn Reynolds on the British ban for Geert Wilders entering the country


Voice In The Sand

Michael Yon emails he is headed back to Iraq for another year. His independent reporting on the war and the American efforts in that region is truly exceptional. If you’re unfamiliar with his work, start here: Little Girl / Strength and Compassion and The Hands of God.

Mr. Yon’s work is entirely reader funded – no legacy media meddling – so if you appreciate his work, you can go here and learn how to support his effort.

I sent along another $100 this morning.