Category Archives: World news

Thugocracies in Action

The UN has voted for a Palestinian state. The majority thugocracies have spoken: The resolution upgrading the Palestinians’ status to a nonmember observer state at the United Nations was approved by a more than two-thirds majority of the 193-member world … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again

Cadbury has developed a non-melting chocolate bar: Scientists at Cadbury’s Bourneville, England research plant have developed a type of chocolate bar that remained solid after three hours in an incubator at 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit). Chocolate usually melts … Continue reading

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Gaza Again

Just another Hudna: Hamas’s objective was to guarantee no further attacks on its leaders or on its weaponry, launch sites and other terror and rocket infrastructure. And the lifting of Israel’s military blockade, which would allow a flood of new … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitic Logic

Michael Goodwin calls it Bizarro World logic, but let’s call it what it really is, shall we? So, yes, naturally, the war started when Israel hit back. Double standards are par for the course in the Mideast and all the … Continue reading

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Rocket’s Red Glare

Hamas is launching rockets at Tel Aviv. Get ready to call your congressmen and senators. I have a really bad feeling about this. Tweet

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A Sick Society

North Korea. Tweet

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The View From Across the Pond – Tiny Obama Edition

Janet Daley: This was supposed to be a presidency of great thoughts and ideals. Obama was the big ideas guy: hope, change, the transformation of Washington, and a new post-racial, post-partisan politics. But whenever a moment came to go big, … Continue reading

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The View From Across the Pond: Debate Edition

Janet Daley: So startling, in fact, that the Left-liberal legions in America were staggering around for 48 hours mumbling, “What just happened?” Al Gore actually suggested that Obama’s astoundingly poor showing could be blamed on the altitude in Denver, Colorado. … Continue reading

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The View From Across the Pond – Confused Edition

I don’t always agree with Janet Daley (she writes at the Telegraph), but I have linked her several times because she makes good points. She makes a couple of excellent points in this column, but I think her (self admitted) … Continue reading

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Burning Up

A “Fire Devil” in Australia. Tweet

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Smart Diplomcy?

Really? Egyptian protesters scaled the walls of the U.S. embassy on Tuesday, tore down the American flag and burned it during a protest over what they said was a film being produced in the United States that insulted Prophet Mohammad. … Continue reading

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Russia Stockpiling Gold

Or rather, Russian strongman Vladimir Putin – same-same. According to the World Gold Council, Russia has more than doubled its gold reserves in the past five years. Putin has taken advantage of the financial crisis to build the world’s fifth-biggest … Continue reading

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One Giant Leap For Egokind

Goes totally international. The Daily Mail shouts out to SooperMexican. Tweet

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Dead Letter 2

Well, they opened the 100 year old package over in Norway today! The package contained a package: Inside the package? Surprise! Another package! Inside that, much to my dismay, was not an increasingly small series of packages leading to a … Continue reading

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Dead Letter

A town in Norway is itching to open a package. It’s a sealed package left 100 years ago by a long-dead mayor with instructions to open it in 2012. The nearly seven-pound package was left behind by Sel’s former mayor … Continue reading

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