Daily Archives: September 17, 2006

Look For This Man

Untitled document Not to get all hysterical about this, but there are reports that al Qaeda is planning to hit the US again. Authorities really want to get their hands on this man to talk with him. There is a … Continue reading

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It Makes You Wonder

Untitled document I grew up during the height of the cold war. I remember doing "duck and cover" drills in the hall of my first elementary school. A dubious exercise at best since there were large glass skylights in the … Continue reading

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Obama Going To Try It?

Untitled document All the signs appear to be pointing to it. The tea leaves indicate that Barack Obama wants to take a shot at the presidency. Of course, my particular tea leaf reader may or may not be calibrated properly. … Continue reading

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The War Between Tolerance And Intolerance

Untitled document Apparently, the organizers of the Islamist protest that occurred today in London are unable to differentiate between the Anglican church and the Roman Catholic church. Since they formed their hate line across from the former instead of the … Continue reading

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A Letter To The Pope

Untitled document Ed Morrisey has an open letter to the Pope which is worth reading. If Islam is ever to peacefully co-exist with other faiths in the manner that Christendom finally learned how to do, then it has to start … Continue reading

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Hard Words – About Time

Untitled document The Howard government in Australia has taken a hard line with a meeting of Imams. The multicultural spokesman (Good Lord, they have such a position?) told the 100 assembled Muslims who preach at Australian mosques some hard truths. … Continue reading

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Don’t Pass Out, Pass Over

Untitled document A beer that started with a joke is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Jeremy Cowan and some friends thought it would be fun for Jews to have their own beer. He'Brew was the result, but after a decade and … Continue reading

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Iran, Venezuela And Mexico

Untitled document This is not a particularly good set of developments. Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is visiting Hugo Chavez and have announced an anti-US front. Chavez, who Washington calls a destabilizing, anti-democratic force, cast the visit as two countries jointly … Continue reading

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Switching Headlines Again

Untitled document The AP does it again. I've noted the dishonest way that the AP changes headlines and stories without mentioning that they have been revised. Here's yet another egregious change that caught the RCP Blog. Since I was the … Continue reading

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Murder And Mayhem

Untitled document A Roman Catholic nun has been murdered in Somalia. Are the "clerics" pimping violence pleased with themselves? They murdered a woman who was apparently a nursing sister and was ginned down in a hospital. Shot in the back. … Continue reading

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What The Heck Is Up With Boobies?

Untitled document I'm looking around the blogosphere today and one of the biggest, baddest hot topics appears to be boobies. Which , while understandable in some circles is unfathomable in others. Nonetheless some folks are more worked up than usual … Continue reading

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Not Between Christianity And Islam

Untitled document The Sunday Times has an analysis that points out what is really going on right now with the ruckus being stirred up over some remarks made by Pope Benedict XVI. It actually has nothing whatsoever to do with … Continue reading

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Why It Is Not A Good Idea

Untitled document To argue statistics with an engineer. Coyote Blog literally dismantles both an article by Kevin Drum and one from the New York Times at the same time, using the same statistics. Pure entertainment. On its face, California's numbers … Continue reading

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The Shame Of The Muslim World

Untitled document Writing in the National Post, Father Raymond J. de Souza says the rioting caused by the words of Pope Benedict XVI "shames the Muslim world". He is quite correct, here. It is past time to say some of the things … Continue reading

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Politics As High School

Untitled document Interesting opinion piece in the Washington Post today from Stuart Stevens, who is a partner in a media firm that worked on George W. Bush's presidential campaigns. While he is, quite obviously, pro-Bush, his words are well worth … Continue reading

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