Monthly Archives: April 2006

Prediction

One – the "Day Without Immigrants" will not produce even a fraction of the economic impact the agitators say it will. Two – The " Day Without Immigrants" will produce a mammoth backlash. Let's see how I do on those. … Continue reading

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Da Winnah!

Cyprus, home of gigantic lemons, huge bonfires, many moons and oddly well fertilized wheat, now has yet another thing to throw it's collective chest out about! It is now the proud holder of the new world record on stringing brassieres … Continue reading

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Now THAT’S A Paperweight

A Chinese businessman has bought an interesting and unusual paperweight for his office. Purchased on eBay, the new addition to the decor around the old office is awaiting Chinese Government approval before it can be brought into the country. Why, … Continue reading

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Hockey Puck

I never really liked Don Rickles. While he could be funny at times, especially in very short, small doses, in the end he always seemed somehow just plain mean. A small, nasty man using insults to get laughs. His act … Continue reading

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Dissent Through Fraud

You know it's an awesome day in the blogosphere when Steyn hits two home runs. In the Sun Times, Steyn nails the use of a quote falsely attributed to Thomas Jefferson. It's one that is being used repeatedly and, as … Continue reading

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Burqa King

I'm in awe of Mark Steyn's ability. He comes out with some of the most penetrating commentary I have ever read. Today he has a piece out reviewing Oriana Fallaci on the fall of Europe. It's well worth the read, … Continue reading

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The Politics Of Envy

Gagdad Bob over at One Cosmos has an absolutely brilliant analysis of what drives the left: envy. Riffing off the left's attacks on Flight 93, he really gets to the heart of it. According to Webster's, envy is defined as … Continue reading

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What Forest?

I always liked George Schultz when he served as Ronald Reagan's Chief of Staff Secretary of State. He always came across as level headed and honest. The Opinion Journal has a nice piece about him. In it he discusses the … Continue reading

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Fran O’Brien’s

Fuzzilicious Thinking has a long post up about the Hilton and what it has done. I continue to believe Hilton has, and will continue, to suffer a PR problem because of this. Worst of all, the wounded have lost what … Continue reading

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Vote For McCain! And Shut Up!

Anyone who's read this blog for even short while knows that one thing I am an absolutist on is the first amendment. It is the cornerstone of what America is. It is the one part of the constitution that is the … Continue reading

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Well, This Is Depressing

Donald Sensing has a couple of post up, both at his One hand Clapping site and at Winds of Change that discuss his views on blogging and where it is heading. Frankly, the post paint a depressing picture, especially to … Continue reading

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Moral Courage

And the lack thereof. Reader IAm at Done with Mirrors has a post up about the neighbors in Hirsi Ali's apartment building using Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights to sue to have her evicted. The neighbors … Continue reading

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Cannibals

Well, the effort to unseat Joe Lieberman continues. Not by a person from the other party. People in Lieberman's own party are trying to replace him. Led by Screamin' Howie Dean's own brother, no less. Here's a great idea. Take … Continue reading

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A Scary, Scary Picture

Michael Totten is a really talented writer, he can make you see the pictures his words convey. Which is one reason this story about his trip to the Lebanese border, from both sides is so frightening. “Do you think they’re … Continue reading

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Stealing From The Dead

This story will make you furious. A Colorado mayor/funeral home director who received money accidentally after the death of a Marine has refused to return the money. Even after a court ruled he had no right to the money and … Continue reading

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