Sydney Hostage Tragedy and Its American Cousin

Some thoughts on the Sydney hostage tragedy. Just a few days ago a dangerous and deadly hostage ordeal unfolded in Sydney, Australia.  According to news reports the Muslim man who perpetrated the event is a self proclaimed minister of the Islamic state. As a result of his actions, liberties were sacrificed. Lives were lost. And, no matter his motives — and no matter the motives of those he may have been trying to please – I think we can agree that his actions in that Sydney café Read more […]