Archive for May, 2010

Israel Kills Terrorists, the World Goes Off Half-Cocked

Israel Kills Terrorists, the World Goes Off Half-Cocked

| May 31, 2010 | 11 Replies

When I saw these headlines this morning, I knew something was amiss: At Least 10 Are Killed as Israel Halts Flotilla With Gaza Aid Israeli soldiers kill at least 10 protesters on boat carrying supplies to Gaza Israel Attacks Palestinian Aid Flotilla Deaths as Israeli forces storm Gaza aid ship Israel has one of the […]

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Memorial Day 2010: Thank You

Memorial Day 2010: Thank You

| May 30, 2010 | 6 Replies

Tomorrow is Memorial Day. I wish I had something wonderful to say here, but I really don’t. When I think of the tens of thousands who spilled their blood so that I and mine didn’t have to spill ours, I am awed. I simply do not have anything adequate to say to express my gratitude. […]

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I’ve Played Games of “Clue” More Straightforward than the Newest White House Scandal

I’ve Played Games of “Clue” More Straightforward than the Newest White House Scandal

| May 30, 2010 | 3 Replies

I’m not sure if you’ve kept abreast of the growing scandal threatening the Obama administrat…what? Which growing scandal, you ask? Oh, yes, well, you’re right. There have been a few, haven’t there? Okay, this is the latest one. It doesn’t involve racist preachers, corrupt machine cronyism in Illinois, giving favors to beloved campaign contributors, incompetence […]

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Peggy Noonan: Obama Was Supposed to Be Competent. Me: Said Who?

Peggy Noonan: Obama Was Supposed to Be Competent. Me: Said Who?

| May 29, 2010 | 9 Replies

Peggy Noonan, former Presidential speechwriter and one-time conservative, has come crashing back to earth, her dreams of a less-rancorous unicorn-intensive Obama presidency wrecked by…well…let’s get into that in a moment. First, Jules Crittenden and Jill of Pundit and Pundette examine the meat of Noonan’s article: that President Obama’s political and practical competence dealing with the […]

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The New Attack on Arizona – the Myth of Increased Crime

The New Attack on Arizona – the Myth of Increased Crime

| May 28, 2010 | 2 Replies

The brouhaha over the Arizona immigration law continues as the forces of Those Who Do Not Read meet the general public who, interestingly enough, seem utterly unmoved by the squawks of the aforementioned Know-Nothings. The latest argument against the law is that enforcing a set of long-standing and very public laws will actually make crime […]

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Coming Soon: An Actual Book Review!

Coming Soon: An Actual Book Review!

| May 27, 2010 | 1 Reply

Yesterday, I received a review copy of Zev Chafets’ Rush Limbaugh: An Army of One from the kind folks at Sentinel Books. I haven’t had a lot of time to really dig into it, but I find it’s not a book that needs a lot of deep pondering. The story of how Rush Limbaugh made […]

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Yeah, They’re Tools All Right.

Yeah, They’re Tools All Right.

| May 26, 2010 | 2 Replies

I wonder if anyone at the New York Times considered how many Americans this story is likely to kill before they released it? WASHINGTON — The top American commander in the Middle East has ordered a broad expansion of clandestine military activity in an effort to disrupt militant groups or counter threats in Iran, Saudi […]

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The Delivery Presents – Lost, In My Eyes.

The Delivery Presents – Lost, In My Eyes.

| May 26, 2010 | 1 Reply

I decided to run the whole show solo this week, which means that Episode 40 is freewheeling and just a little bit ranty. I do think I got the balance between bloviation and entertainment balanced well enough, though. The chatroom folks seemed to like how it came off. I think we’ve come up with a […]

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I Think It’s Time for a Westboro Beatdown

I Think It’s Time for a Westboro Beatdown

| May 24, 2010 | 7 Replies

I pray that all the cable news networks send a camera crew to this. According to the official web site of the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) — an independent Baptist church and hate group known for its hatred of homosexuals and its protest activities (which include picketing funerals) — WBC is planning on picketing Ronnie […]

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You Know, Robert, Sometimes I Regret that You Can Run Your Mouth, Too.

You Know, Robert, Sometimes I Regret that You Can Run Your Mouth, Too.

| May 24, 2010 | 2 Replies

I can see how Robert Gibbs would find the First Amendment regrettable. When your job is to lie to 300 million Americans ever day, you probably wouldn’t want them to freely talk back. That doesn’t make for much job security. Gibbs: “You’ve got to have a license to drive a car in this country but […]

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