Archive for June, 2007

"These are not the nativist bigots you're looking for…"

"These are not the nativist bigots you're looking for…"

| June 9, 2007 | Reply

Harry Reid, Jedi Knight. Man, how freaking high is that guy’s midichlorian count anyhow? Probably not terribly high, I’d guess. Pulling a Jedi Mind Trick on the New York Times editorial staff is like pulling one on Jar Jar Binks. They have about the same resistance as an oyster cracker would have to a sandstorm, […]

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Dem Ol' Blogging Blues

Dem Ol' Blogging Blues

| June 7, 2007 | 2 Replies

Y’know, if it weren’t for prescription drug and porn comment spam, I’d barely have any comments to moderate at all.

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"…let us continue to stand for the ideals for which they lived and died."

"…let us continue to stand for the ideals for which they lived and died."

| June 6, 2007 | Reply

At 0700 hours, June 6, 1944, three companies of the 2nd Ranger Battalion began their assault on Pointe du Hoc, a nearly sheer cliff 85-100 feet high. The attack was led by Lt. Col. James Earl Rudder who with his 225 men climbed rope ladders while under constant fire to reach the top of the […]

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"With Thy blessing, we shall prevail over the unholy forces of our enemy."

"With Thy blessing, we shall prevail over the unholy forces of our enemy."

| June 6, 2007 | Reply

June 6, 1944: To the Allied soldiers about to embark on the Liberation of Europe (Video Link). SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon […]

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A Blogger Retirement

A Blogger Retirement

| June 4, 2007 | Reply

It’s never a good day when one of the bloggers you love to read decided to shut it down. But that’s what’s happening today. Dave, the guy who wrote one heck of a decent blog at Garfield Ridge, is hanging it up. It’s kind of a shame. I have long thought he’d be a great […]

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Sorry, Africa. You Just Got in the Way of the Bias.

Sorry, Africa. You Just Got in the Way of the Bias.

| June 1, 2007 | 8 Replies

What the…? Michael Gerson, the President’s Former speechwriter, has a column in todays WaPo on circumcision as a means to contol the spread of AIDS in Africa (don’t laugh…it seems to work). It’s a serious column with serious intent, yet this is the disclaimer at the top of the column: Warning: The following contains the […]

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