Daily Archives: April 12, 2009

The Top. And Well Over It.

Frankly, I admitted that I was wrong about Barack Obama. He actually did authorize US special forces to go in and rescue Richard Phillips , despite my personal doubts that he would do so. But I read this and realize … Continue reading

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Building A Meme

Make no mistake about what this is about. This is astroturfing on a White House scale. I have heard this repeated recently over and over and over again with increasing frequency in the media. Supposedly, guns from America are arming … Continue reading

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Color Me Surprised

The US NAVY has rescued Captain Richard Phillips. He jumped overboard and US Navy SEALs shot and killed three of the four pirates holding him captive. The American captain of a cargo ship held hostage by pirates jumped overboard from … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into The Future

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A Lot Of Wind

Bruce Webster was tickled enough by the video I posted the other day to link the post. I just got around to reading his link roundup and found this absolute gem: ITEM: So, how’s that wind power working out? There … Continue reading

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Protests In Thailand

According to the Telegraph, “Protesters ‘rule streets of Bangkok’ as army fails to act .” As night fell, the army had been mobilised and hospitals placed on standby for casualties, but no offensive against the demonstrators had yet begun. For … Continue reading

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Crisis? What Crisis?

You’re kidding: When you’re the president of the United States, only the best pizza will do – even if that means flying a chef 860 miles. Chris Sommers, 33, jetted into Washington from St Louis, Missouri, on Thursday with a … Continue reading

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“….They’re Not The Ones Stealing Right Now”

Funny when the mask slips, isn’t it? Turnout was so bad that one of the organizers tried to claim that DC rallies “always set the record for low turnout.” Guess that guy’s never heard of the March on Washington. Or … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed The Bears

Especially: don’t feed the bears yourself. This is the terrifying moment a woman was attacked by a polar bear after jumping into its zoo enclosure. The 32-year-old leapt over bars at Berlin Zoo during the bears’ feeding time yesterday. Despite … Continue reading

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Easter Traditions

Well, I see that the Easter Bunny has carpet-bombed Oklahoma – again: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 10am Saturday morning, the day before Easter, thousands of kids waited and watched while the easter bunny dumped tens of thousands of eggs from a … Continue reading

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The Western Assault On Free Speech

Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, writes in today’s Washington Post about the all-out assault on free speech in the western world. This is not pretty, folks. But now an equally troubling trend is developing in the … Continue reading

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