Archive for March, 2005

Report it, Make it…What's the Difference?

Report it, Make it…What's the Difference?

| March 17, 2005 | 1 Reply

Garrett Graff writes on a USA Today article on the White House press gaggle and the questions asked therein. His opinion? Elizabth Bumiller is the bee’s knees. Here’s the question that Bumiller asked of the President (with the President’s brief interruption ommitted and replaced by an ellipsis): Paul Wolfowitz, who was a chief architect of […]

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It's BracketWeek!

It's BracketWeek!

| March 17, 2005 | Reply

I promised everyone my bracket picks but I got pretty busy here in the Shack Office. I don’t have time to put up the whole thing but since the games are commencing today, I at least want to get my first rounders posted. So, without further adieu, here you go (the winner and their seed. […]

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Get the Cake and the Hoochie Mamas! We're Having a Party.

Get the Cake and the Hoochie Mamas! We're Having a Party.

| March 17, 2005 | 1 Reply

Happy Anniversary Gennie! The good ones are always taken, aren’t they?

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Ouch, that's Gotta Hurt.

Ouch, that's Gotta Hurt.

| March 17, 2005 | 2 Replies

Ninety miles from the US a dictator throw dissenting voices in prison and kills his own people. We here in America make adoring TV shows about him and paint caricatures of those who oppose him as bumbling, criminal, or worse. Well Val Prieto is having none of that. Read his post on last night’s West […]

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Smoke 'Em if You Got 'Em!

Smoke 'Em if You Got 'Em!

| March 17, 2005 | 2 Replies

The Washington Post has an interesting (to some) fluff article about smokers that caught my interest. Here’s the opening. We used to have a very tolerant policy toward smokers in our house. Even though my husband and I have never smoked, we would not banish guests to the backyard to huddle around a beer bottle […]

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News? Bah! Here's Another Celebrity Trial!

News? Bah! Here's Another Celebrity Trial!

| March 17, 2005 | Reply

Did lots of stuff happen in the world last night? I couldn’t have told you. The only thing I could find in my turn around the news networks was that Robert Blake is not guilty that Scott Peterson is going to death row and that the Michael Jackson jury saw lots and lots of porn. […]

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Save Her Life.

Save Her Life.

| March 17, 2005 | 1 Reply

NRO has a pair of article on Terri Schaivo that are required reading today. First, if you are the least bit ambivalent about the case, or believe it’s a “he said/they said” sort of thing, Reverend Robert Johansen will likely change your mind. His column outlines the signs of likely abuse Terri has suffered since […]

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Ditch the Anthem?

Ditch the Anthem?

| March 15, 2005 | 4 Replies

Jacob Sullum of Reason takes issue with the National Anthem. I’m inclined to think the problem is not the public’s laziness so much as the song’s crappiness. As many Americans have

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How to Write Like an Idiot

How to Write Like an Idiot

| March 15, 2005 | 1 Reply

They sure don’t educate them like they used to. Steven Ward is a junior at Tufts University. He’s majoring in international relations. He decided to commemorate the appearance of Ann Coulter on his campus (who was there in a debate with Peter Beinart) by penning a little guide called “How to Write like Conservatives”. He […]

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Ia! Ia!

Ia! Ia!

| March 15, 2005 | Reply

You browse a few good web sites and look what you find! John J Miller (a contributor to NRO and an author of a great book on our alliance with France) has penned a brief but interesting introduction to H.P. Lovecraft in today’s Wall Street Journal. The profile isn’t anything deep or extensive, but it’s […]

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