Archive for July, 2006

Iran's Okay-Fine with Us, Says France.

Iran's Okay-Fine with Us, Says France.

| July 31, 2006 | 5 Replies

Is there a terror-sponsoring regime anywhere that France won’t lovingly smooch? I only ask because of

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The Economy's Good, Unless You're the Lazy Semi-Rich?

The Economy's Good, Unless You're the Lazy Semi-Rich?

| July 31, 2006 | Reply

Am I supposed to feel sorry for this man or what? ROCK FALLS, Ill. — Alan Beggerow has stopped looking for work. Laid off as a steelworker at 48, he taught math for a while at a community college. But when that ended, he could not find a job that, in his view, was neither […]

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Good News, Bad News, and a History Lesson.

Good News, Bad News, and a History Lesson.

| July 31, 2006 | Reply

There’s good news: MOGADISHU, Somalia Jul 30, 2006 (AP)— The first commercial flight in a decade departed Mogadishu’s newly reopened international airport Sunday, demonstrating how Islamic militants have pacified the once-anarchic capital and much of southern Somalia. And bad news: Now, Islamic militiamen are guarding the airport for commercial passengers, said Sheik Muqtar Robow, deputy […]

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Remembering Golda Meir

Remembering Golda Meir

| July 31, 2006 | Reply

Yesterday, pretty much all I saw in the news was the story about the dead in Qana, Lebanon. And mostly, what came to mind when I saw the images and heard the stories was this quote from the former leader of Israel, Golda Meir: When peace comes, we will perhaps in time be able to […]

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One Dead, Four Wounded in Seattle. Blame the Jews.

One Dead, Four Wounded in Seattle. Blame the Jews.

| July 28, 2006 | 3 Replies

So, is this guy one of the moderate Muslims who just got a little miffed, a lone nut, a terrorist, or merely a common criminal? Six people were shot – one fatally – this afternoon at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle by a man who told a witness he was upset about “what was […]

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Frankenstein!

Frankenstein!

| July 28, 2006 | 1 Reply

This is, bar none, the best rock instrumental song ever written. There can be no question about this, no dispute. And since it’s a nine-minute live performance, you get some bonus stuff right in the middle, like a segue into some Mission Impossible goodness, a fantastic guitar solo, and Edgar on key-tar, standup keyboard, and […]

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A Six-Hundred Pound Twinkie of Snark

A Six-Hundred Pound Twinkie of Snark

| July 28, 2006 | Reply

*sigh* NEW YORK (Reuters) — Former political blogger Ana Marie Cox, better known as Wonkette, will rejoin the so-called mainstream media as the new Washington editor for Time magazine’s Time.com Web site later this month. Cox, 33, will coordinate Time.com’s political coverage and write features and essays for print and Web versions of the magazine […]

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| July 28, 2006 | Reply

Since I was away, the Watcher’s Council held a couple votes and I want to get you all caught up on those as well. Let’s start with the most dated and work our way to this week. The July 14th contest featured winners whose posts both concerned Iraq. First, Right Wing Nut House looks back […]

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Bolton 1, Kerry 0

Bolton 1, Kerry 0

| July 28, 2006 | 2 Replies

When John meets John on Capitol Hill, bet on Bolton, not Kerry. Y’know, that little clip would make a heck of a good campaign video to run against the “We Hate George Bush” candidates out there. Link to the video via Gateway Pundit.

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I'm Back!

I'm Back!

| July 28, 2006 | 3 Replies

Yep, I’ve returned from Germany and Austria and I’m quite glad to be home. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed my time overseas thoroughly and will have plenty to say, over several posts, as I recap the trip and provide photos as well, but there’s nothing quite like sleeping in your own bed, drinking your […]

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