Archive for December, 2009

Too Bad Ben Nelson Doesn’t Have to Claim His Health Care Bribe as a Campaign Contribution

Too Bad Ben Nelson Doesn’t Have to Claim His Health Care Bribe as a Campaign Contribution

| December 19, 2009 | 3 Replies

Harry Reid finally got his 60th vote for his government-run health care bill late last night, which means that unless something changes drastically in the House of Representatives, we’re all in for a world of hurt the likes of which we’ve never seen. Ben Nelson, the Democrat who was gumming up the works finally found […]

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Light Blogging this Weekend

Light Blogging this Weekend

| December 17, 2009 | Reply

I’m going to be on the road pretty much all day tomorrow and I’ll have spotty access to the laptop until Monday night. I’m traveling to updstate New York to sing with my fledgeling choir. If you’re in the Canandaigua area and see a flyer advertising a Messiah performance by EnChor, stop in and listen! […]

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“Waaaaaaah!”, He Objected

“Waaaaaaah!”, He Objected

| December 17, 2009 | 2 Replies

If you’ve ever wondered what, exactly, is meant by the saying “Elections have consequences”, I give you the only explanation you will ever need: Senator Al Franken. Witness his latest petulant act as he denies Joe Lieberman, the left’s newest person to blame for why they can’t cram government-run health care down our throats, a […]

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Coburn Saves America; Dems Cheat Their Faces Off

Coburn Saves America; Dems Cheat Their Faces Off

| December 17, 2009 | Reply

Yesterday was a fun day to follow the health care debate in the Senate. Upset that his dream of a totalitarian system was spiraling down the drain, avowed socialist Senator Bernie Sanders submitted a massive amendment to turn our entire health care into a single-payer nightmare of bureaucracy, shortage, and squalor. Kind of like the […]

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I’m Waiving My “Don’t Watch Remakes” Policy in this Case

I’m Waiving My “Don’t Watch Remakes” Policy in this Case

| December 17, 2009 | 3 Replies

Regular readers, and those of you who are friends of mine, well know my stance on remaking older movies. In short, it shouldn’t be done because it usually ends in box office shame. However, I’m willing to allow an exception in the case of Clash of the Titans. I liked the original Harry Hamlin joint […]

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I Keep Saying We Need to Bring Back Duelling. Or At Least the Punch in the Nose.

I Keep Saying We Need to Bring Back Duelling. Or At Least the Punch in the Nose.

| December 16, 2009 | 4 Replies

Stacy easily has the quote of the day today: The viciousness of online discourse has been pondered from many perspectives, but it really comes down to the fact that people think they can say anything they want and never get their asses kicked for it. Largely, they’re right. I suspect that things would nicen up […]

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At Least They Noted He Was a “Christian”

At Least They Noted He Was a “Christian”

| December 16, 2009 | Reply

Dan Collins has unearthed a story of a Christian man’s sacrifice that truly humbles me. There are some twists to the story that make it truly special (and a couple of Dan’s observations demonstrate just how jaded some of us have gotten to the strength of faith and sacrifice). Hit his link and watch the video. It’ll […]

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The Delivery Presents: Many Disagreements Among Thieves and Much Kubrick

The Delivery Presents: Many Disagreements Among Thieves and Much Kubrick

| December 16, 2009 | 1 Reply

Episode 16 of The Delivery is now up and ready for your interested listening. As ever, you can listen online, hoard it like it was your precioussss, or join the gang of thousands every week who get it from iTunes (and there really are thousands!). My guest this week was Ed Driscoll, who graciously agreed […]

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I Have L’Amour for Technology

I Have L’Amour for Technology

| December 16, 2009 | 3 Replies

Oh how lightly we take the mighty power at our fingertips. Sometimes, it’s worth pausing to consider the everyday wonders we have at our fingert…oh, look! An orange singing opera!  

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Chaos Reigns as Poor Nations Learn How To Say “We Want Our Cut” in Danish.

Chaos Reigns as Poor Nations Learn How To Say “We Want Our Cut” in Danish.

| December 15, 2009 | Reply

For years, the climate change cultists have been telling all and sundry how hard poor nations are going to be hit by a planet run amuck unless we change our ways and pay them an immense amount of money to pray to their various deities so that the poor and downtrodden might be spared. It’s […]

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