Monthly Archives: August 2008

What You Think You Know Is Probably Wrong

Untitled document Do you believe the Russia/Georgia conflict was started by the Georgians attempting to "reclaim" South Ossetia?  Well, as usual, Michael Totten has the real story with corroboration. Its long and well worth the read.  Scratch that…it is a … Continue reading

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Unforced Error

Untitled document I've called the Obama campaign the Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight recently. This is the biggest, glaring example I have seen of that. Obama's campaign has gone on the offensive on ads that discuss Obama and his association … Continue reading

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Bad News For Hippies

Untitled document Long-term exposure to incense increases a person's risk for developing cancers in the upper respiratory tract. "Given that our results are backed by numerous experimental studies showing that incense is a powerful producer of particulate matter and that … Continue reading

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Stretch Limo

Untitled document Folks have been building stretch limousines for years, of course. They cut a car in half and add an extension, resulting in a huge vehicle. So, since that works so well, why not apply the same technique on … Continue reading

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Two Things To Read

Untitled document There are two interesting articles that deserve a read: one popped up over at Memeorandum, the other at Real Clear Politics. First, Joe Klein made a visit to a focus group: –"Change" as a theme is over. Too … Continue reading

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Moon (Bats) Over Denver

Untitled document Or all over Denver, as the case may be. Zombie (with an assist from El Marco) has documented many of the opening ceremonies in the Mile High City. The ones that began even before the opening of the … Continue reading

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He’s Very Clean

Untitled document For those too young to remember (apropos the last post), here's where the "very clean" reference comes from. Tweet

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Groovin’ To The Oldies

Untitled document It's Obama! It's Biden! It's a Blast From The Past! He's very clean, don't you know. Joe Biden. This really is a joke, right? UPDATE: Are we sure robots are NOT involved, AllahPundit? Tweet

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The Nuance Of Moral Equivalency

Untitled document Victor Davis Hanson comments on a pattern of blaming America exhibited by none other than the hopey-changey one himself. Hanson finds it less than inspiring. Aside from the silliness of these statements, the problem for Obama, again, is … Continue reading

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NIST Versus Rosie: No Contest

Untitled document The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released its long-awaited analysis of what happened to World Trade Center 7 on 9/11/2001. The troofers (including Rosie "Unemployed" O'Donnell) have long theorized that fire could not have brought … Continue reading

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Y R U S2pd?

Untitled document Barack Obama's big plan to announce his VP choice via text message has brought out the mischievous in some people. A large number of people report receiving fake text messages announcing false names. There is little chance that … Continue reading

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Glass Mansions

Untitled document It seems there are some interesting ties between Michelle Obama's employer and the Barack Obama campaign. The Washington Post reports: Michelle Obama, an executive at the medical center, launched an innovative program to steer the patients to existing neighborhood … Continue reading

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Bad – Really Bad – Move

Untitled document On the part of the Obama campaign. They chose to attack John McCain for not being able to answer how "houses" McCain owns. Considering the fact that Obama obtained his mansion with the help of convicted felon Tony … Continue reading

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Who Is Leading Whom?

Untitled document A fairly surprising bit of reporting from Andrew Romano of Newsweek's Stumper blog. It seems that the supposed big money advantage that Obama has over McCain doesn't exist. In fact, McCain will have considerably more cash going into … Continue reading

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A Giant Mystery

Untitled document We have had some dramatic entrances and exits upon our small stage at Baker Street. The invasion of the Ninja Cheerleader Squad or the visit by the Ivory-Billed Dodo for example, but I cannot recollect anything more sudden … Continue reading

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