Monthly Archives: February 2011

They Have Learned Nothing, And Forgotten Nothing Everything

David Warren: For 30 years since, Hosni Mubarak has tried to advance his country in the direction Sadat pointed, while fully aware that he was straddling a volcano. Those who judge Mubarak by the standards of western constitutional democracies must … Continue reading

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Color Me Jaded

Egypt’s future is being decided right now by a few power brokers: It is a safe guess, though, that while the media are in Tahrir Square boosting “revolution,” and commenting that nothing will ever be the same again, the future … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead Versus Banking On Scams

Israel is accelerating development of gas deposits within their borders to ensure energy independence. As Jazz Shaw at Hot Air points out, they same cannot be said of our own government: Good for them. Of course, we’re sitting on massive … Continue reading

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Sing It


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Liar Or Idiot

Rich Horton reports, you decide. Tweet

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No Whey

Hot buttered murder! A Sicilian couple thought they had the perfect weapon to get rid of her ex-husband — a slab of butter which would melt after they asphyxiated him, the Corriere della Sera newspaper reported Saturday. But a post-mortem … Continue reading

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He Wasn’t There Again Today

Last night I saw upon the stair A little man who wasn’t there He wasn’t there again today Oh, how I wish he’d go away Adamson / Hanighen, The Little Man Who Wasn’t There Check this out, you have to … Continue reading

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No Worse Friend

One of the unofficial mottoes of the United States Marine Corps is, “No better friend, no worse enemy*”. Unfortunately, the Obama administration has embraced a completely different motto, “No worse friend, no better enemy“: Information about every Trident missile the … Continue reading

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GM’s Next Bankruptcy

Here’s a cheery little article to start your Saturday off: The reality is that GM seems to be making the same mistakes all over again. Less than two years after the government’s historic $50 billion taxpayer bailout of the Detroit … Continue reading

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Nailed That One

The guy arrested outside a Dearborn mosque with fireworks fired his court-appointed lawyer in court: The California man accused of plotting to blow up a Detroit-area mosque rejected his court-appointed counsel Friday, upset that the attorney is a Shiite Muslim … Continue reading

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On Being An Idiot Or A Terrible Liar

The New Republic has hit a new low thanks to Jonathan Cohn: The conservative legal brief against the Affordable Care Act rests heavily on a simple proposition. Government can’t make us obtain private insurance because, as the argument goes, that … Continue reading

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“Nature Can Be Controlled… It Becomes A Nuisance If People Fart Anywhere.”

Malawi lawmakers ponder great things: Malawian lawmakers will next week debate a law change to criminalise public farting, which a cabinet minister said had been encouraged by democracy. “The government has a right to ensure public decency. We are entitled … Continue reading

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Catch Of The Day

Fishing for frogmen in Minnesota: Jason Mechtel and Jeff Klein went out on Lake Waconia in Minnesota to try and lure a monster muskie, but they quickly got a shock, MyFoxTwinCities reported. “I mean, it didn’t take two seconds and … Continue reading

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Meet The Self-Appointed “Elite”

She actually wrecked an American embassy, single-handed: Described as “aggressive, bullying, hostile, and intimidating,” President Obama’s ambassador to Luxembourg left the U.S. embassy there “in a state of dysfunction” and unable to carry out its duties after her recent exit, … Continue reading

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Part Two

Look out! Here comes another unexpected! Winter weather kept job seekers home in January, getting the year off to a disappointing start, but the unemployment rate took a surprising tumble. The economy added only 36,000 jobs in January — falling … Continue reading

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