Daily Archives: January 21, 2007

A Little (Sunday) Night Music

Untitled document Apropos nothing whatsoever other than it is a catchy little number.   Tweet

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What Happens When We’re Gone?

Untitled document When I lived in upstate New York, there were always a lot of Canadians taking up spaces in the hospitals there. If they could afford it, they came to the US for treatment rather than throwing themselves on … Continue reading

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A Toast And A Tradition

Untitled document Here's an odd little story. Every year since 1949, for 58 years without fail, an unidentified person has visited the grave of Edgar Allen Poe on January 19th to leave a half empty bottle of cognac and three … Continue reading

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Things That Catch Your Eye

Untitled document Longtime readers know I tend to look at a lot of media outlets and try to find interesting things to post about. This leads to the occasional odd tie-in, where one media source provides and interesting addition or … Continue reading

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You First

Untitled document (T)Hugo Chavez tells gringos to go to hell. The National Assembly, which is controlled by the president's political allies, is expected to give final approval this week to what it calls the "enabling law," which would give Chavez … Continue reading

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Look The Fool

Untitled document Dan Riehl appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources today opposite Mike Stark, of obnoxious behavior fame. Dan actually got less time to talk than Stark, I think, but he scored – big – by making Stark have to admit … Continue reading

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Joe And Eileen Meet Curious Chuck

Untitled document This is Chuck. He was a good little Senator and was always very curious. Today, he was very curious about eight words. This morning Chuck and the man with the yellow hat were at the zoo. There Chuck met … Continue reading

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Digging Out

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Well, Except For That Pesky Last Sentence

Untitled document The Associated Press brings us a story that is just calculated to make you think overbearing administration crushing of dissent. It starts out with all the usual heart-string tuggers: old man, ambiguous statement at end of letter to … Continue reading

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A Must Read

Untitled document No, really, this one is really something that left, right or center really should read. Nick Cohen, a born and bred self-described man of the left takes a hard look at where the left has failed to get … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Interview

Untitled document Apparently, Al Gore backed out of a long-scheduled interview with Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten rather suddenly. The paper had arranged for well known skeptic Bjorn Lomborg to participate in the interview. While Gore's agent was enthusiastic when told of … Continue reading

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Evil

Untitled document Pure evil. Maggie's Farm, that is. Tweet

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Burden Of Winter

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False Reports

Untitled document There have been a lot of pixels spilled over the issue of the "burning Sunni" story the Associated Press published in November. The issue of whether or not that report was true was soon eclipsed by the issue … Continue reading

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Is Ahmadinejad Losing It At Home?

Untitled document Yet another report surfaces in the Telegraph describing Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's domestic woes and loss of political support. There have been a  rash of these stories in the past week or so. Do the reports mirror reality … Continue reading

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