A fellow blogger over at Fool on the Hill Recently posted his take on the new age of
Original Post: November 20, 2008: I blame
"The current surge in
SCREAMING Update: Naval forces in the
The British Navy recently shot and killed two pirates, the French have captured pirates who had taken over a yacht, the Indian navy has thwarted two attempted hijacks and has sunk a pirate ship which refused to stop.
In 1815 the American Commander Stephen Decatur was deployed to stop the pirates in the Mediterranean. He simply captured the flagship of the Algerian Dey. When the Dey later repudiated the agreement, the British and Dutch bombarded Algiers. Guess what may be about to happen...
And with this, I will close with a few more words from the "Fool on the Hill":
"I say call in Steven Segal and Bruce Willis, that's bound to scare the shit out of them. All in all, Hollywood's got a lot to answer for."
You have been given a voice, use it. Go out and SCREAM! about something you care about.
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