Daily Archives: November 3, 2007

2007 Weblog Awards – Folks I support

Untitled document Voting for the 2007 Weblog awards is open, as I have mentioned in a previous post. I would not presume to tell anyone how to vote on those. But I have had a few requests via email asking … Continue reading

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Scratch A Politically Correct Government…..

Untitled document ….Find a deeply xenophobic one. I have long suspected that the most vociferous advocates of "diversity" and political correctness are overcompensating for what they , in fact, see in themselves. They routinely project those internal biases onto others … Continue reading

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Coup, Coup, Kachoo

Untitled document It  certainly looks like Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has just staged an outright coup. This has been developing all day and so far everything is pointing to a complete power grab. The chief justice of the Supreme Court as … Continue reading

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Ship Of Fads

Untitled document Call it the yuppie Hindenburg. Two artist/designers are promoting a "lifestyle zeppelin" named the "Strato Cruiser." Their design calls for a rock climbing wall, a lap pool, a bungee jumping platform, a disco, a day spa. You get … Continue reading

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The Secret (Mold) Garden

Untitled document A family in Greenville, South Carolina was thrilled with the new house they had purchased. While exploring it, they found a secret room hidden behind a built-in bookcase. After that, they weren't so thrilled. In the room on … Continue reading

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Heroic Effort Repairs Torn Solar Panel

Untitled document Astronaut Scott Parazynski has completed repairs to the torn solar panel on the International Space Station. Riding on the extreme outer end of the station's robotic arm and an extension to it, Parazynski used cobbled-together tools and fasteners … Continue reading

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The Illegal Elephant In The Room

Untitled document EJ Dionne brushes aside all the fun and games over Hillary Clinton's debate gaffe and all the subsequent foofraw to get to the real, underlying issue. It is one that the Democrats are trying to avoid at all … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration Reform, Politics | 4 Comments

More Of What’s Under The Rock

Untitled document Bryan at Hot Air managed to secure an interview with Dr. Linda Gottfredson of the University of Delaware who, along with her colleague Dr. Jan Blits, were instrumental in getting FIRE all fired up about the Orwellian indoctrination … Continue reading

Posted in PC Run Amok, The Ivory Tower | 2 Comments

Stripping Off The Packaging

Untitled document Blake D. Dvorak, writing at Real Clear Politics, takes a look at the first major gaffe from Hillary Clinton and her campaign machine. Others have looked at the unseemliness of Hillary's "damsel in distress" act after her misstep … Continue reading

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Genius. Sheer Genius.

Untitled document Credit where credit is due, this is one of the best web campaign ads of the season. It is from the John Edwards campaign and it uses the power of the internet age to savage her completely – … Continue reading

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Taxes Here, Taxes There, Taxes, Taxes Everywhere

Untitled document The Los Angeles Times has one of the better discussions about the unabashed Democratic plans to raise taxes – in a very, very, big way – should they win in 2008. It is not just the politics but … Continue reading

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