Another piece of the information we need is the excerpts from the 9/11 Commission Report concerning the United Arab Emirates. You can find that HERE thanks to Michael Smerconish.
Thankfully, The deal has been put on hold because of the huge outcry.
"Politically, a Clooney presidency would probably strive to return sanity to the national debate. The American right has long smeared Clooney as just another loopy Hollywood liberal, but there's no evidence that he's anything but an old-fashioned American centrist." (source)
Even with George and his Hollywood buddies help, his dad still lost his political bid. Maybe they should run him...according to a new Zogby poll Democratic voters lack enthusiasm.
Read this great interview of Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Dutch politician forced to go into hiding after the murder of filmmaker Theo van Gogh. She fears that the "culture of self-censorship of criticism of Islam that pervades in Holland will spread in Europe", and I think it already has.
THIS is also a great read that begins with the claim that:
"The through-the-looking glass controversy over Danish editorial cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad is, of course, about much more than cartoons or Muhammad: It's a cultural Sept. 11-style strike against the values and institutions of the West."
Where is the outrage over the 130 Christians that have been killed over CARTOONS in Nigeria?!