Category Archives: News

Tragedy In Connecticut

There has been a horrific explosion at a new power plant under construction in Connecticut: MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Early reports were that a natural gas leak could have caused a devastating explosion Sunday morning that killed two and injured as … Continue reading

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The missing six-year old boy who was reported to have taken off in a home-built helium balloon in Colorado has been found. He’s safe and sound at the house the balloon was launched from – he never went up in … Continue reading

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Dig Deep

AllahPundit: It’s legit. Her pops sent out a blast e-mail about it a little while ago and I’m told the link’s posted on his Facebook page, so fire away. Not that she’ll need the money: The lawsuit’s weak, the jury … Continue reading

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Crying Wolf?

Has the manufactured hysteria over H1N1 influenza backfired? Quite possibly. Instead of the 8,000 immunizations the Salt Lake City health department expected to give out at a planned vaccination drive they actually administered a paltry 300. The Salt Lake Valley … Continue reading

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Norman Borlaug: 1914-2009, RIP

He did more good for mankind than all of the politicians in the world. In the late 1960s, most experts were speaking of imminent global famines in which billions would perish. “The battle to feed all of humanity is over,” biologist Paul … Continue reading

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Real People, Real Problem

This is a major problem for Obama. 10,000 people showed up at the Tea Party Express rally in New Lenox/Joliet. These are just average folks, not mobs hired and brought in by bus. Breaking news from New Lenox/Joliet… the sheriff’s … Continue reading

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Crossing The Line

Interesting. It appears Nebraska is recognizing concealed carry permits from other states: That’s the word from the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, which was required by a new state law to determine which states have comparable concealed handgun permit laws to … Continue reading

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Christian Charity

The Anchoress on Ted Kennedy. Tweet

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Ted Kennedy Has Died

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Seattle Skating Rink: The Finale

The Mayor of Seattle is now the soon to be former Mayor of Seattle – in large part due to his miserable performance in dealing with last year’s snow storm that turned Seattle into a skating rink. Mr. Nickels, a … Continue reading

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I Will Try Not To Sing On A Kia

We are being bombarded with “news” about the 40th anniversary of a celebration of dope by dopes. I’m referring, of course, to Woodstock. For some reason, some people think that this concert, held in a muddy field, was a watershed … Continue reading

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Fishy, Fishy, Fishy

Here Fishy. Matthews to Obama protester: Why’d you bring a loaded gun to a town hall with the president? Good question, especially given the sign this guy was carrying. Considering the lengths to which the Secret Service normally goes to … Continue reading

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$23 Quadrillion

Gee, things are getting expensive these days. Some 13,000 Visa card users all got charged (for making small purchases) the rather stunning number of $23 quadrillion each. Visa representatives quickly blamed the notices on a technical glitch. The 17-digit charges … Continue reading

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Buddy, Can You Spare A Cop?

Driving home from work today, my wife asked me how Los Angeles was paying for all the police presence required for the Michael Jackson memorial today since California is in major, major trouble budget-wise. I told her I had no … Continue reading

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Never Saw This One Coming

Sarah Palin will resign her office as governor of Alaska within weeks. WASILLA, Alaska — In a stunning announcement, Gov. Sarah Palin said Friday morning she will resign her office in a few weeks. Speculation has swirled for weeks, perhaps … Continue reading

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