Daily Archives: November 27, 2006

Shall Not Perish

Untitled document Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil … Continue reading

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Let’s Focus For A Moment

Untitled document There is a huge ruckus going on right now about the Associated Press publishing what appear to be complete lies about Iraq. They appear to be using stringers who are gleefully quoting "police spokesmen" who are, actually, neither. … Continue reading

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Fraud, Writ Large

Untitled document Curt at Flopping Aces has flat out busted the Associated Press filing fraudulent stories based entirely on reports from an "Iraqi police official" who is a) not a member of the police and b) not an authorized spokesman … Continue reading

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Demon In Disguise – Part Deux

Untitled document Well, once again, when we're right, we're right. We told you earlier about the new evil ambush technique that deer were preparing. They plan to disguise themselves as volleyball nets and wait for unsuspecting players to charge the … Continue reading

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What To Do With The Leftovers

Untitled document Ah, Thanksgiving, the mother of all leftover generators. Yes, everyone has fond memories of days and days and days and days of recycled turkey after the big feast. Pot pies, casseroles, soups, sandwiches, turkey mornay, turkey salad, turkey … Continue reading

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Demon In Disguise

Untitled document Well now I really think that you should have guessed by now That I'm a Demon, uh,  in Disguise You're just a little bit behind all the rest somehow I mean you missed all the hints that showed … Continue reading

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Magical Mystery Tour

Untitled document Josh Manchester at The Adventures of Chester takes a look at the literary form known as "magical realism" and compares it with the reality that foreign policy "realists" believe in. And, by Jove, it is simply magical. Students … Continue reading

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Negotiate With Iran?

Untitled document To what end, exactly? Mad Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has made yet another of his friendly, conciliatory speeches that have brought him such renown as a charming ad level-headed fellow. This time he predicts the collapse of Israel, Britain and … Continue reading

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Cease. Fire!

Untitled document A completely typical Palestinian ceasefire went into effect with Israel. They signed it and launched a barrage of rockets into Israel. In other words, Israel ceased and the Palestinians fired.  Despite the Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire, two Kassam rockets, fired … Continue reading

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Minority Report

Untitled document Fans of science fiction are well aware of the dark writings of Philip K. Dick. A number of his short stories and novels have been made into movies from Blade Runner, based on Do Androids Dream of Electric … Continue reading

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Crisis At The North Pole

Untitled document Well, ok, it's actually in Berlin, but they are facing a terrible shortage. Not enough Santas to go around. They only have about 1/3 as many as they need to meet demand. The director of Berlin's "Heinzelmaennchen" agency … Continue reading

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Worst Crook In The World?

Untitled document Irish police have reportedly warned an enormously unsuccessful would-be crook to go straight – before he kills himself. He's apparently that bad at his chosen profession. The unnamed man in his 30s has been arrested three times and … Continue reading

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A Little Late

Untitled document But better late than never when it comes to curbing Federal spending. John Fund at the Opinion Journal takes a look at the stand Republican Senators Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Jim DeMint of South Carolina took to block the … Continue reading

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Rethinking Russia

Untitled document That is the name given an editorial in the Financial Times. It describes the complete disarray in the European Union's approach to dealing with the old enemy. It is not using a strategy for success at the moment. … Continue reading

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Mystery Solved

Untitled document Divers in Australia have discovered the wreckage of a Japanese midget submarine that attacked Sydney harbor on May 31st, 1942. Three submarines tried to enter the harbor, but two were discovered and attacked. The third actually managed to … Continue reading

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