Archive for September, 2006

Peters on Honor and Betrayal

Peters on Honor and Betrayal

| September 28, 2006 | Reply

Thanks to Cold Fury, we now have the definitive opinion on the latest leak of classified information. Ralph Peters, a man who knows something about handling classified material, has somewhat to say to all of us. AFTER more than two decades in the intelligence world, I know a few secrets. Some would merit brief, trumped-up […]

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Bye Bye Citgo!

Bye Bye Citgo!

| September 27, 2006 | 2 Replies

I think everyone needs to go out and buy a couple Slurpees this week. DALLAS – 7-Eleven Inc. is dropping Venezuela-backed Citgo as its gasoline supplier after more than 20 years as part of a previously announced plan by the convenience store operator to launch its own brand of fuel. 7-Eleven officials said Wednesday that […]

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Only Muslim-Friendly Mozart in Germany, Thanks.

Only Muslim-Friendly Mozart in Germany, Thanks.

| September 27, 2006 | Reply

More ground surrendered: BERLIN, Sept. 26 (UPI) — On the eve of the first German Islam Conference, a Berlin opera house has sparked controversy for canceling a Mozart show due to threats of Islamist violence. The moderate Muslim community got in on this one, too. So, if you’ve been looking for them, here they apparently […]

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When Ego Overcomes Integrity

When Ego Overcomes Integrity

| September 27, 2006 | 1 Reply

It’s hard – very hard – to say that the MSM doesn’t have a serious leftward lean without growing a foot-long nose in the face of a story like this: September 26, 2006 ยท In June, Linda Greenhouse returned to Cambridge, Mass., to be honored at Harvard. Greenhouse, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who covers the […]

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Apparently, the Only Thing the CIA Does Well these Days is Leak.

Apparently, the Only Thing the CIA Does Well these Days is Leak.

| September 27, 2006 | Reply

There’s been a real stink over the revelation that a classified report, parts of which were given to the New York Times by a dozen or so criminals inside the US government, broadly says that “…the American invasion and occupation of Iraq has helped spawn a new generation of Islamic radicalism and that the overall […]

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More Council Links!

More Council Links!

| September 26, 2006 | Reply

Here are the top vote-getters for the September 1st link-o-rama. Council link Empire and ApocalypseGates of Vienna Targeted Killings, Moral ConsiderationSoccer Dad Meanwhile, in Darfur…Joshuapundit Say AnythingAbbaGav Non-council link Check or Checkmate? Death by Cop on the Global StageKobayashi Maru When Teaching School Is Like… A Divine ComedyA Shrewdness of Apes Shaw’s “But” Proves Him […]

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No Commitment!

No Commitment!

| September 21, 2006 | 4 Replies

Rev. John Krenson asks us a question I’ve been asking myself a lot these days: Why are we so afraid? Culturally and religiously we are on the defensive in this War on Terror. And it makes no sense to me. We accept immoral expressions of outrage by Muslims across the world and yet fail to […]

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Hugo Chavez Takes His Solo in the UN's Opera Buffo

Hugo Chavez Takes His Solo in the UN's Opera Buffo

| September 21, 2006 | 1 Reply

Hey, he even looks like Pagliacci, doesn’t he? So, it appears that we have seen once again that if you give a despot the stage at the UN, he’ll sing a few verses of “Let’s All Hate America”, wave his Noam Chomsky book like he was at a MoveOn.org rally, and use the word “imperialist” […]

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A Letter to Eugene Robinson

A Letter to Eugene Robinson

| September 19, 2006 | 3 Replies

I don’t often write directly to journalists. I figure that since I have my blog, my comments can be found if the desire to do so arises. I’ve never had one so much as acknowledge my comments before, so writing directly to them seems to me a waste of time. Today, though, I felt compelled […]

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I Do Believe I See a Swoon!

I Do Believe I See a Swoon!

| September 19, 2006 | 2 Replies

It looks today like the Washington Post is running out a new meme for Senator John McCain. The message, put succinctly is this: John McCain isn’t a political sellout, willing to take whatever position endears him to the MSM at any given moment. Look how he risks his political future by standing up the the […]

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