Daily Archives: July 11, 2006

Hot Soup Versus Hot Air?

Untitled document The Washington Post reports the launch of a new internet venture aimed at "elevating" the political discourse in this country. Oddly, it's led by people who helped to de-elevate it in the first place. A group of political … Continue reading

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How Much?

Untitled document How much will India endure? A question in an op-ed in Wednesday's Washington Post by Xenia Dormandy asks. In December 2001 India and Pakistan almost went to war when a group of militants, based on Pakistani-controlled territory, attacked the Indian Parliament, … Continue reading

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Bear Left – Redux

Untitled document Boo, the fugitive grizzly bear who made a daring, and quite extraordinary, escape a while back has stunned everyone involved by breaking back into the grizzly gulag! We first made mention of Boo here and noted that we … Continue reading

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What’s That Sound?

Untitled document Ah, it must be the collapse of all those houses made of cards. Robert Novak will be publishing the details of what he told the special prosecutor – and it looks very much like there was no concerted … Continue reading

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Israel Expands Operation

Untitled document Ha'aretz is reporting that IDF forces have begun moving into the central regions of the Gaza Strip. The Israel Defense Forces expanded its action in the Gaza Strip shortly after midnight Tuesday, when infantry soldiers and tanks entered … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Today, my mission to visit one member of the fighting 101st each day leads me over to Rocket's Brain Trust. Rocket's Brain has been following the big story of the day, the Mumbai bombings. Of course, that subject … Continue reading

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Untitled document Fausta's Blog address has changed, so adjust your bookmarks accordingly: http://faustasblog.com/. In addition to keeping up with the Mumbai bombings, Fausta is trying to run down a rumor she has been hearing that Fidel Castro may have kicked … Continue reading

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Protesting The Times

Untitled document Nice report from the anti-New York Times rally held yesterday from Pam at Blogmeister USA. She's got pictures and a play-by-play including the counter-protesters, such as they were. Tweet

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Colorado Gets Tough

Untitled document Or at least a lot tougher on illegal immigrants. DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers ended a five-day special session on illegal immigration with a resounding approval of several bills that Democrats call the toughest in the nation and … Continue reading

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Untitled document Many thanks to Hugh Hewitt for the kind mention of the humble Crabitat on his radio show. My thanks to Rick, The Real Ugly American for tipping me to this. Tweet

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It Just Won’t End, Will It?

Untitled document Another day, another story about Deb Frisch in the media making her out to be the victim. Frisch admitted to submitting the postings, but on Monday said she never meant her comments to be read as a threat. … Continue reading

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When He Said It, I Wonder If He Knew?

Untitled document When Screamin' Howie Dean said we were about to enter the '60s again, I wonder if he already knew about this? A brand spanking new study into psychedelic drugs! Timothy Leary would be so proud! NEW YORK – … Continue reading

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Shine On You Crazy Diamond

Untitled document Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun. Shine on you crazy diamond. Now there's a look in your eyes, like black holes in the sky. Shine on you crazy diamond. You were caught on the … Continue reading

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See! It’s True!

Untitled document Duct tape IS a gift from the gods themselves! The miracle material that fixes everything and anything has now gone where no tape has gone before! It can even be used to hold a propulsion pack in place for astronaut Piers … Continue reading

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