I don’t know how you can sympathize with a sick sadistic person but some are in the case of Kermit Gosnell, such as the writer for Slate Magazine’s Matthew Yglesias. Mr. Yglesias’s argument for having Gosnell’s deplorable clinic is that because there are not enough late-term abortion providers then you end up with someone that has a deplorable practice trying to handle the large demand.
I went and read this article and it makes one wonder if Yglesia’s could perhaps still be indulging in his marijuana smoking practices, since that is something he starts this ‘interesting’ article off as an example of how something that is prohibited can cause “deplorable customer service”. I of course am not saying that he does, but it would make me feel perhaps a tad more charitable towards his view, (not that there is much if any such feelings towards those that can sympathize with…
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Russian police have made dozens of arrests at a mosque in Moscow during a crackdown on suspected Islamic extremism
Russian police and security agents have detained 140 people at a mosque in Moscow on suspicion of involvement with Islamic extremism.
A statement from the Federal Security Agency reported by Russian news agencies said among those detained were 30 citizens of unspecified foreign countries.
The arrests come a week after the two suspects in the fatal Boston Marathon bombings were identified as Russian-born ethnic Chechens who sympathised with Islamic extremists.
The reports cited the agency as saying the mosque has previously been visited by people who had been involved in preparing or carrying out terrorist attacks.
A Chechen separatist insurgency that began in the 1990s increasingly took on a fundamentalist Muslim character and spread to neighbouring Russian Caucasus regions, including Dagestan, where…
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