Defense Secretary Robert Gates in the NYT:
"We are miserable at communicating to the rest of the world what we are about as a society and a culture, about freedom and democracy, about our policies and our goals," he said. "It is just plain embarrassing that Al Qaeda is better at communicating its message on the Internet than America."
404 members of the House who voted for the "Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007", HR 1955 (Now in Lieberman's Senate Homeland Security Committee):
SEC. 899B. FINDINGS
The Congress finds the following...
... (3) The Internet has aided in facilitating violent radicalization, ideologically based violence, and the homegrown terrorism process in the United States by providing access to broad and constant streams of terrorist-related propaganda to United States citizens.
What is the Technorati rating of Al Qaeda?
How quickly can we shut down this internet thing to keep America safe?
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