Daily Archives: June 26, 2006

See Shark. Jump Shark.

Untitled document Richard Cohen appears to have done so. He has an opinion piece in the Washington Post that is, quite frankly, astonishing. After comparing the Attorney General of the United States to a ventriloquist's dummy, he goes on to … Continue reading

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Big Buyout

Untitled document About 47,600 employees have opted to take buyouts from General Motors and Delphi. Payments range from $35,000 to $140,000 to effected employees. The majority come from plants that the two companies have slated to be closed. It is … Continue reading

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US To Send Patriot Missiles To Japan

Untitled document The US government and Japan appear to have reached agreement to deploy Patriot missile systems to Japan in response to North Korea's threat to launch a long range missile. TOKYO, June 27 — The Pentagon is reportedly speeding … Continue reading

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Yuck

Untitled document This is, quite frankly, disgusting. A report that Rush Limbaugh was detained – briefly as it turns out – at an airport for having Viagra in his luggage is being dogpiled by the left. (CBS4 News) WEST PALM … Continue reading

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In Case You Were Wondering

Untitled document Someone has been searching – repeatedly – for the Latin epigram by the Roman poet Martial that is the motto of this blog. Roughly, it means: " Neither wish for , nor fear your last day". Courtesy of the … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Today, my ongoing mission to visit one member of the fighting 101st each day led me over to Gawfer. There's a letter from John Snow, the Secretary of the Treasury to Bill "Leak n' Print" Keller. Let's just … Continue reading

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Not Exactly

Untitled document The USA Today headline: "Poll: Majority of Americans want withdrawal plan for Iraq." WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans say Congress should pass a resolution that outlines a plan for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, according to a … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill To Be Fired

Untitled document The University of Colorado at Boulder will terminate Ward Churchill's employment. BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado announced Monday that it will dismiss controversial professor Ward Churchill. "Today, I issued to Professor Churchill a notice of intent … Continue reading

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Getting Nervous Yet?

Untitled document Oh sure, we know there are people who think we're a bit over the top on our warnings about the animal uprising that's going on. We'll keep trying to warn you all, though. Because it's very important. Further … Continue reading

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The Battle Of The Somme

Untitled document The Independent has a fascinating story about movie footage shot in 1916 at the Battle of the Somme. Long thought to be reenacted and filmed later for propaganda purposes, it turns out that much of the film footage … Continue reading

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Bush Slams Times

Untitled document President Bush slammed the New York Times and the other media outlets that revealed the money transfer monitoring. Indications are that the program will probably continue. There is no way to tell how effective it will be anymore, … Continue reading

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Partay!

Untitled document The African nation of Namibia was "lucky" enough to have Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have their first child there. Now, the happy couple, plus baby, have moved along, so Namibia is going to celebrate! They are going … Continue reading

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Feathered Fiends

Untitled document We keep trying to warn people. These birds and animals are out to get all of us. Whether it's a Bambi burglar breaking into a house to stomp the owner or alligators baiting traps with newspapers, they are … Continue reading

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Huffin’ And A Puffin’

Untitled document The New York Times writes about a blogger who got banned from the Huffington Post. The Huffington Post, the popular news and blogging Web site, again found itself the subject of commentary last week when one of its … Continue reading

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Watching The Machine Operate

Untitled document W. Thomas Smith, Jr. has a column at Townhall that shows the way the media machine operates. He recounts being interviewed by an ABC news reporter about Haditha. The bias and the agenda are right up front: The reporter’s … Continue reading

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