Daily Archives: January 16, 2007

Hobbits In Space!

Untitled document Astronomers have discovered a number of ultra faint galaxies in our end of the universe. The scientists, who appear to have entirely too much time on their hands, are referring to them as "Hobbit" galaxies". (The galaxies are not reported to … Continue reading

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“It Can’t Be A World War…The French Haven’t Surrendered Yet.”

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The Moral Plank

Untitled document Callimachus at Done With Mirrors reminds of a time when the Republican party put a plank into its platform requiring that foreign policy be done in accordance with moral principles. It was a reaction by the Reagan wing … Continue reading

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California Collaborators

Untitled document California's Monterey Bay Aquarium has gone over to the dark side of the Animal Uprising™ and is proceeding with its great white shark stocking program. They unleashed the latest monster from their secret program, with a distractionary announcement … Continue reading

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Educated Guesswork

Untitled document Take this for whatever you think it is worth, but US doctors, who do not have firsthand knowledge of the medical situation, are guessing that doctors in the highly touted Cuban "free" medical system there may have condemned Fidel … Continue reading

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Could We Stop Being Stupid?

Untitled document The Associated Press: WASHINGTON (AP) — Fighter jet parts and other sensitive U.S. military gear seized from front companies for Iran and brokers for China have been traced in criminal cases to a surprising source: the Pentagon. In … Continue reading

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I’ll Stick With The Foster’s

Untitled document Australians have figured out what to do with the plethora of unwanted cane toads that have been sweeping across Australia at an alarming rate. Released there in 1935 in an attempt to control sugar cane beetles, the poisonous … Continue reading

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Oil For Food Indictments

Untitled document The former head of the United Nations Oil for Food Program with Iraq has been indicted by a Federal grand jury. Benon Sevan along with his associate, Ephraim Nadler, are charged with wire fraud, bribery concerning an organization that … Continue reading

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Obama Running

Untitled document Barack Obama has made it official. He has filed the paperwork to form an exploratory committee. That will, undoubtedly, lead to the full monty in a short while. Obama filed papers creating a presidential exploratory committee, a move … Continue reading

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Ninja Saves Coppers

Untitled document British police are trying hard to locate the mysterious ninja who came to the rescue of two plain-clothes policemen who were attacked by a home invasion gang. The gang had broken into a home and the passing policemen … Continue reading

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Glenn Reynolds On Mandatory Gun Ownership

Untitled document Glenn Reynolds has an op-ed in the New York Times today that looks at mandatory gun ownership ordinances that a few towns are passing. Greenleaf, Idaho is the most recent example. Reynolds argues that these ordnance ordinances may … Continue reading

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Black Eye

Untitled document It seems that Nancy Pelosi is not going to get off scot-free from her little miscalculation of exempting American Samoa from the much touted minimum wage law. The media is paying attention and is reporting on in, albeit … Continue reading

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Warning: Exploding Myth Alert

Untitled document The Opinion Journal announces the release of the 2007 Heritage Foundation/The Wall Street Journal 2007 Index of Economic Freedom. Contrary to the anti-globalization forces and the dedicated socialists, the poor are getting richer in countries with economic freedom. … Continue reading

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Tripping The Light Ironic

Untitled document Today's Washington Post: PARIS — Imagine stepping aboard Europe's anti-terrorist plane of the future. At the door, a hand-held electronic nose reputedly 30 times more sensitive than a dog's snout sniffs passengers for dangerous chemicals and vapors. After … Continue reading

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