Daily Archives: April 7, 2007

A Real Man Shoots His Own Horse

Untitled document Isn't that the adage of the Old West? I know Robert Heinlein expressed it in Starship Troopers this way (with a different species entirely): "If it has to be done, a man — a real man — shoots … Continue reading

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So, What’s Going On Here?

Untitled document This is kind of unusual, so I thought I'd point it out. Yesterday, I noticed a story about convicted sex offenders living under a bridge in Miami. (I did not blog about it at the time.) But the … Continue reading

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Taking Tax And Spend Policies Right Over The Top

Untitled document This is, without a doubt, the most insane plan I have heard of in a long, long time. Michigan is facing a serious budget deficit, apparently. The revenue shortfall is over $1 billion and rising. So the Michigan Democrats … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies And The AP

Untitled document John Hinderaker over at Powerline dissects the subtle way the Associated Press skews and distorts reporting in such a way as to run interference for causes it believes in. When it is taken apart like this, it is … Continue reading

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Off On A Wild Moose Chase

Untitled document The Adirondack Daily Enterprise has the story of a wild moose chase they sent a reporter on – or which he sent himself on, it isn't exactly clear. At any rate, a long, long day hiking in the … Continue reading

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The New Jet Set

Untitled document Caroline Overington, writing in The Australian, takes a rather jaundiced view of the recent publicity stunt performed in Sydney by the true believers in global warming. She points out the blatant hypocrisy that many of the most vocal … Continue reading

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The Case Of The Missing Bees

Untitled document Beekeepers in several states across the country are reporting that their beehives are suddenly going empty. When they look inside, all but a very few of the bees are just gone – no dead bee bodies lying about, … Continue reading

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