Archive for April, 2006

Hate Central

Hate Central

| April 15, 2006 | 19 Replies

Is this the kind of person you want around you at all? SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — In the angry life of Maryscott O’Connor, the rage begins as soon as she opens her eyes and realizes that her president is still George W. Bush. The sun has yet to rise and her family is asleep, but […]

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He Must Be A Blast at the Beach

He Must Be A Blast at the Beach

| April 15, 2006 | Reply

It’s pretty amazing that this guy can type with his head buried under so much sand. (h/t: The Hotline’s Blogometer)

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Yeah, I'd Get Behind These Guys

Yeah, I'd Get Behind These Guys

| April 14, 2006 | Reply

I could get behind progressives that sign on to The Euston Manifesto. I do have some quibbles here and there (social justice? provision of welfare? Therein lies many of the roots of problems we have right now) but the underlying bedrock of fostering democracy around the worldand a minumum level of human rights (by intervention […]

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He Learns His Lessons Well

He Learns His Lessons Well

| April 14, 2006 | Reply

Jeff Goldstein pretty much sums up en entire school of thought that, if allowed to become the dominant school, will get a lot of people killed. Of course, Ahmadinejad being a Persian Brown Person™ and all, we need not take him at his word. Because you know how those people are—all bark and no bite. […]

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News Flash: Federal Government is Horribly Wasteful!

News Flash: Federal Government is Horribly Wasteful!

| April 14, 2006 | Reply

Well stick a corncob up an uncomfortable orifice and call me Shorty. Nearly eight months after Hurricane Katrina triggered the nation’s largest housing crisis since the Second World War, a hastily improvised $10 billion effort by the federal government has produced vast sums of waste and misspent funds, an array of government audits and outside […]

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Rounding Up the Watcher's Council

Rounding Up the Watcher's Council

| April 13, 2006 | Reply

Again, I’ve been horribly deficient in getting the Watcher’s Coucil results to you guys, so let me start to make up for it by giving you the full results of the March 10th post. I missed this post in my last roundup, which was my own fault, and it shortchanged some very good writers. To […]

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Part Two of the "South Park" Mohammed Episode – Liveblogged! With Spoilers!

Part Two of the "South Park" Mohammed Episode – Liveblogged! With Spoilers!

| April 12, 2006 | 2 Replies

As you’ve probably read, the guys who make the show “South Park” threw down the gauntlet last week to Comedy Central, basically daring them to air an image of Muhammed. Well, the second part of that episode is tonight and, five minutes in, I’m already laughing. I decided to liveblog the show, so I’m shooting […]

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Why A Nuclear Iran Should Concern You

Why A Nuclear Iran Should Concern You

| April 11, 2006 | Reply

Mary Steyn has the must-read article on Iran and nukes in the latest City Journal: Back when nuclear weapons were an elite club of five relatively sane world powers, your average Western progressive was convinced the planet was about to go ka-boom any minute. The mushroom cloud was one of the most familiar images in […]

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It's Only A Matter of Time

It's Only A Matter of Time

| April 11, 2006 | Reply

This seemed like an obvious place for vitamins to go, but I wonder why it took so long to get here. The GenSpec brand of dietary supplements, proclaimed to be the “first genetically specific product line,” aims distinct products at blacks, whites and Hispanics, and at men and women within each group. GenSpec’s multivitamins for […]

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That Poll and The Job Description

That Poll and The Job Description

| April 11, 2006 | Reply

This poll has made the rounds of the blogosphere the last couple days. Political reversals at home and continued bad news from Iraq have dragged President Bush’s standing with the public to a new low, at the same time that Republican fortunes on Capitol Hill also are deteriorating, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News […]

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