Daily Archives: January 20, 2008

America’s Marines

Untitled document As I have posted several times, I come from a family that has a long history of serving this nation in the United States Army. This ad might have changed some of my ancestor's choice of branch of … Continue reading

Posted in History, Media | 5 Comments

Another LA Times Editor Fired

Untitled document Los Angeles Times editor James O'Shea has been fired after refusing to cut $4 million from the budget for the newsroom budget. He follows former editor Dean Baquet who resigned in 2006 after also refusing to cut the … Continue reading

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Bobby’s Corner: A New Milestone!

Untitled document Hey fellow socialists! It's me, your adored hero, Bobby Mugabe again. Yeah, I know it's been a while. But things get so busy sometimes running an anti-imperialist, new world order worker's paradise, its hard to take the time … Continue reading

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Phony Tough Guy Meets Real Thing

Untitled document In fact, Jay Grodner, Chicago divorce lawyer and legend in his own mind, met a whole room full of the real things. Grodner vandalized a Marine's personal car, simply because the car had a marine insignia. When he … Continue reading

Posted in Criminal Masterminds | 5 Comments

A Hero Passes

Untitled document Bertram "Jimmy" James, one of the 76 men who escaped from Stalag Luft III in what is now known as The Great Escape has died. 50 of the men who escaped with him were executed by order of … Continue reading

Posted in War, World news | 4 Comments

Getting It Wrong

Untitled document You know, the media gets things wrong so often, it really is quite impossible to keep count. I've noted before that if you read a media report on some subject where you personally have some degree of expertise, you … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment, Media | 10 Comments

Slip Sliding Away

Untitled document Slip sliding away, slip sliding away You know the nearer your destination, the more you're slip sliding away (Paul Simon, Slip Sliding Away) Warnings are being issued all across the south about dangerous road conditions. Ice and snow, … Continue reading

Posted in Environment | 2 Comments

A Fictional World

Untitled document Mark Steyn takes his turn at eviscerating the New York Times' dreadful smear job of returning veterans. That series tried to paint returning veterans as time bombs just waiting to kill innocent Americans. Never mind that statistically, the … Continue reading

Posted in Left Wing, Media, War | 4 Comments

Bad Omen

Untitled document Yesterday, residents of Washington, DC picked potential delegates for the Democratic convention. This was not the actual primary vote, that occurs next month. This was just selecting the prospective delegates themselves. There was a very, very bad omen … Continue reading

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It Depends On What The Word ‘Win’ Means

Untitled document CNN has the results up from the Nevada Caucuses. All the media is shouting that Clinton "won" in Nevada. I suppose that really hinges on the definition of the word 'win.' Obama did, indeed, walk away with 13 … Continue reading

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Suzanne Pleshette, 1937 – 2008, RIP

Untitled document Suzanne Pleshette, who prided herself on being an actress rather than a star, has died. She was 70 years old. LOS ANGELES — Suzanne Pleshette, the beautiful, husky-voiced film and theater star best known for her role as … Continue reading

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The Dismal Science

Untitled document Kevin Hassett attempts to debunk five common myths about what a recession is – or is not – in today's Washington Post. It's worth a read even if you already know the facts versus the legends. It might … Continue reading

Posted in Economy | 2 Comments