Christmas Presents
Nigerian Fire Starter (Might Not Be) Al-Qaeda (UPDATED)

Self-Reliance or Helplessness?

What is the moral of the failed "terrorist" attack?  The moral is simple: Take responsibility for your own life.  Don't expect the police to help.  Yet what message is actually being preached?  More security!  More government!

Give the man who detained the Nigerian fire bomber a medal.  Encourage a culture of self-reliance and independence.  Yet that is not what the United States government wants.  

Here is our current culture: