"A 19-year-old Somali man was arrested in Portland for allegedly planning to detonate a bomb at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. His parents are devastated. He had such a promising career as a pirate." – Jay Leno
"WikiLeaks shows our allies are also funding the terrorists. So we’re like the commissionless middlemen in a war we’re waging against ourselves." – Jon Stewart
"The head of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has gone into hiding. They say he's some place all alone where no one can find him. In fact, officials believe he may be hiding in a theater showing 'Burlesque.'" – Jay Leno
The two differing viewpoints are illustrated by what Ahmadinejad said on state-run tv, and Hillary's response: "We are ready to negotiate but... (world powers) should acknowledge that the rights of the Iranian nation are non-negotiable. They should also stop being hostile," said Ahmadinejad. Included in those hostilities are the murdering of Iran's nuclear scientists. Hillary responded in a speech in Bahrain: "We hope that you will come to it, as we will, in good faith and prepared to engage constructively on your nuclear programme." Clinton acknowledged that Iran has "the right to a peaceful nuclear programme," but said Tehran must fully address the world's concerns about its atomic activities." Tehran then tried to calm the fears of its neighbors by sending personal notes saying that it doesn't have designs on the region, but just wants to be a good neighbor, if only you'll let them...
The wikileak backlash wave has been organized and launched, and it will end up playing havoc with some of our institutions and personal freedoms, what little there are that's left. First, the US intelligence service used its hackers to find out where wikileaks keeps its servers, and successfully pressured companies like Amazon and Paypal to kick wikileaks off of their servers and no longer accept their business. Next, all government employees and members of the military have been ordered not to link to wikileaks, or else. The implied threat is being tried for treason, if the justice dept ever figures out a way to bring any charges against wikileaks. Students at colleges like Columbia have been told that if they ever hope to have a job in the govt, then do not link to wikileaks. And if you have ever linked to wikileaks.org, it's possible that you might be getting a threatening e-mail sometime soon, for what it's worth...