Daily Archives: June 5, 2006

Huge Victory

Untitled document There was a huge victory for the anti-Chavez forces in Peru today. Bet you didn't read about it in the MSM, either. Publius reports it was a victory for the "least worst" style of picking a candidate. A … Continue reading

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Read This

Untitled document Christopher Hitchens: There is no respectable way of having this both ways. Those who say that the rioters in Baghdad in the early days should have been put down more forcefully are accepting the chance that a mob … Continue reading

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In Which The New York Times Degenerates

Untitled document I wondered earlier today whether there had been a coup at the New York Times. They actually published several things that made me wonder what was going on. But never fear, lefties! The good old NYT you all … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Matter

Untitled document It doesn't matter if you are liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican. Sebastian Mallaby believes the government owns your money when you die. Oh sure, you paid all the taxes due on it when you earned it, but … Continue reading

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A Heaping Helping Of Chesapeake Ray

Untitled document The cownose ray is making quite a pest of itself in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The voracious critters swim north from Florida and munch their way through the oyster beds on the bay. They also do … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document My ongoing project to visit one member of the fighting 101st each day led me over to The American Mind today. Sean Hackbarth posts on a number of the same things that capture our attention over here in … Continue reading

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The Surrey With The (Lunatic) Fringe On Top

Untitled document There was a conspiracy theorists extravaganza this past weekend in Chicago. Some 500 firm believers in a 9/11 conspiracy gathered together to reinforce their derangement. It was, according to the New York Times, quite a spectacle. In Salon … Continue reading

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Today’s Uproar

Untitled document Today's big tempest in the blogosphere appears to be over this article in the LA Times. WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has decided to omit from new detainee policies a key tenet of the Geneva Convention that explicitly bans … Continue reading

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Oh, Please

Untitled document Writing in the Washington Post, Jackson Diehl informs us that in an off the record remark an Iranian official wants the American president to follow the example of Richard Nixon going to China. In the middle of a … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just The VA

Untitled document It's not just the Veterans Administration that is having problems hanging on to confidential data. If you were a customer of Hotels.com in 2002, 2003 or 2004, your personal information may be at risk. SEATTLE – Thousands of … Continue reading

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Challenging Control Of The Narrantive

Untitled document It's actually refreshing to see the White House finally challenging the way the media has directed the narrative of events in the world. It's something long overdue. Peter Wehner again has a column up in the Washington Post. … Continue reading

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I Only Have Eyes For Zoo

Untitled document Must be zoo day in the news today. Item: A jobless South Korean man decided to draw attention to his plight by climbing into an enclosure holding two rhinoceroses at the Seoul Zoo. The rhinos are reputed to … Continue reading

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Sadists

Untitled document This is positively inhuman. The types of people who would subject their fellow citizens to this type of torture should be put away for long periods of time. There simply is no excuse for this cruelty. In order … Continue reading

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What’s Taking So Long

Untitled document It's been over two months since the matter of Cynthia McKinney's assault on a Capitol Police officer was referred to a grand jury. There is still no word on whether an indictment will or will not be forthcoming. … Continue reading

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More Details On The Canadian Jihadis

Untitled document The New York Times just keeps surprising me this morning. They actually mention that the Canadians arrested over the weekend in an anti-terrorism sweep mostly attend the same mosque. It's not buried at the end of the article, … Continue reading

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