Daily Archives: May 9, 2006

The More I Read About Her

Untitled document The more I admire her. Ayaan Hirsi Ali is not just brave, she's downright heroic. She's also apparently a top-notch speaker. Ayaan spoke of her evolution in thinking about Islam and becoming a politician and activist.  She was … Continue reading

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Equally Dumb

Untitled document I've been thinking about this story since I first read it this morning. I really wanted to get my thoughts straight. According to the report, HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson made remarks at a public meeting that explained that … Continue reading

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Free Alaa

I've already contacted the Egyptian Embassy (no reply as yet) by email. I'm sending off an email to the US State Department as well. Are you a blogger? Are you writing emails? If not, why not? Are you a human … Continue reading

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You Can NOT Make This Stuff Up

Untitled document No sooner did I post the last article about the lady who collects outhouses, when this weirdly related piece popped up. A Maine woman has been charged with helping her daughter and two other teenage girls bake cookies … Continue reading

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Well, It’s An Unusual Collection

Untitled document Of outhouses. That's right, privies, two-holers, you-know-what houses. Janie Peel of Appling, Georgia collects the predecessors to indoor plumbing and stores the buildings in her back yard. She says she like old buildings. But does she have a … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Continuing on my project to visit one member of the Fighting 101st each day, today I went to Way Off Bass (loved the name) and found a poet by the name of Cameron Wood. I'll have to see … Continue reading

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TRUA Reviews Hewitt

Untitled document The Real Ugly American has a review of Hugh Hewitt's new book up over at his site. He had an unfortunate accident while doing an interview with Hewitt, but still managed to get the story out. Tweet

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Still More On The Angry Left

Untitled document Well, Richard Cohen got his baptism from the angry folks on the left. I also see that Jonathan Chait got the same treatment. Both of these writers tend to be pretty harsh critics of the administration. But they … Continue reading

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You Can Tell

Untitled document That whoever wrote this is a city feller. The city of Clermont, Iowa has passed a law banning the feeding of stray cats. The reporter calls the cats "cuddly". Feral cats are anything but cuddly. They're usually extremely … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Big Chance!

Untitled document We reported a while back on a Chinese businessman who had purchased an unusual paperweight for his office. A MiG-21 jet fighter to be precise. Well, it turns out he a) can't bring the jet into China and b) can't … Continue reading

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Identity Confirmed

Untitled document The man who spent 23 years posing as Christopher Edward Buckingham in England has been positively identified as Charles Albert Stopford III from Clearwater, Florida. (Original post here.) His family is quite delighted that they have found the wayward … Continue reading

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Thanks To Science We Have An Answer

Untitled document Yesterday we had a troubling report that young men in college were experiencing performance problems in areas not actually part of their course of study. The poor guys are having problems in their sex lives. But in Today's New … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t This Getting More Attention?

Untitled document I found the link to this article over at Roger Simon's place. This should be getting major coverage all over the MSM and the blogosphere. Topping his agenda were under-the-radar peace talks with Israel, religious classes to teach … Continue reading

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Feingold Opens Mouth, Changes Foot

Untitled document Russ Feingold wants Democrats to "stand up to Bush" over the Iraq war. One wonders where Mr. Feingold gets his news reports. The Democrats have been doing nothing else but criticizing Bush for several years now. What does … Continue reading

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When Headlines Make You Go “Huh?”

Untitled document "Rove prepares 20 judges", says the headline to the article published in The Hill. Which leads me to wonder exactly how one properly prepares a judge. Are they better sautéed or roasted? Sadly the article doesn't say and … Continue reading

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