Monthly Archives: March 2007

The Imperial Speakership

There has been much wailing, gnashing of teeth, and general screeching coming from the left bemoaning the "imperial presidency" of George Bush. Their rusty-hinge, fingernails-on-a-blackboard yowling would mean a bit more if they also condemned the Speaker of the House … Continue reading

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The Rites (And Wrongs) Of Spring

It is currently storming again here where I live, for the third day in a row. This one roaring overhead right now is a bad one. There is hail as well as torrential rain. These storms appear to be coming in … Continue reading

Posted in Observations, Personal Thoughts | 3 Comments

Legal Abuse

The media is not giving favorable treatment to the lawsuit brought by the six flying imams and their attempt to chill reporting of suspicious behavior by airline passengers. Will this be the case that finally damages CAIR in the media … Continue reading

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Call Me Hal(lelujah)

A man walks down the street It's a street in a strange world Maybe it's the Third World Maybe it's his first time around He doesn't speak the language He holds no currency He is a foreign man He is … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Weird Stuff, World news | 4 Comments

The Mad Killer Of Harthill

The sleepy little English village of Harthill with Woodall is living with terror these days. A mad killer is stalking the area. So far, the beast has beheaded over 5,000 victims. No, really. The daffodils are all dead. For years … Continue reading

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Europeans Waking Up?

Interesting developments in the new Iranian hostage drama. European governments appear to be backing the idea of escalating sanctions or punitive measures against Iran over the kidnapping of 15 British sailors and marines from Iraqi territorial waters. Even the Guardian … Continue reading

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How To Keep A Boy Amused

First, find an old laptop computer on eBay. We're talking a Toshiba Satellite 4000CDT with a mighty Pentium II (with MMX technology, thank you very much, as the sticker on the case proudly proclaims) and an awe inspiring 96 Megabytes of … Continue reading

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Chutzpah

Wow, this one even got a major raspberry from Briton. John Travolta is lecturing people to "do their bit" to curb global warming. That would be the John Travolta who owns a fleet of private jets. Which he flies around … Continue reading

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Keep Them In Your Thoughts

If you are a person who prays, please do so for Ed Morrisey's wife and for Ed himself. She underwent a kidney transplant today. If you are not one who prays, please keep them in your thoughts. So far all … Continue reading

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Who Says They Aren’t Serious?

I remember growing up in Rochester, New York when there were still some small, old fashioned amusement parks in the area. Right in Rochester was Seabreeze Amusement Park, at that time it had slipped into a state of seedy disrepair, … Continue reading

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Repercussions

I've mentioned the unintended consequences the sudden mad rush to produce ethanol for fuel is generating. Rising cost of animal feed has already been seen and is predicted to go higher. The last warnings being generated focused on meat prices. … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Energy, Environment | 5 Comments

Iran Increases Pressure

I am not sure why the British sailors and marines captured by Iran inside Iraqi waters appear to be caving in to Iranian pressure very, very quickly. When they get released, Iran will have some explaining to do. But they have … Continue reading

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Tornado Alley Open For Business

Tornado season has roared to life with a massive wave of twisters hitting three states and killing at least four people. A huge storm front swept across most of the nation's midsection today spawning 65 tornadoes so far today alone. … Continue reading

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Aliens Continue Assault On New Zealand

And this time they are trying to shoot down airplanes. The pilot of a Chilean airliner reported that glowing, incandescent objects hurtled past his aircraft as it was entering New Zealand air space. SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Pilots of a Chilean commercial … Continue reading

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Pushing Back

I have posted about Dr. Zuhdi Jasser of Phoenix, Arizona once before. He is the physician who denounced the six flying imams after their stunt in the Minneapolis airport. Now he's going even further: he is volunteering to raise money … Continue reading

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