Entries from March 2007

Both Hands Up! Both Hands Up!!!

Wheat & Weeds – That 70s Show We were watching a Jay Leno from last week and wassizface Senator from Delaware was on and telling Jay with a tinge of pride and sentimentality that he was the youngest ever Senator (had to wait to be sworn in till his birthday) and that the Vietnam War […]

Categories: People and Current Events

And Then There's Poor

The Joy of Curmudgeonry – A Rich Vein of Poverty It is rather odd that people should call for the end of poverty when they define that poverty as being the condition that inheres in a household living on less than sixty percent of the median income; for no matter how rich such households become, […]

Categories: People and Current Events

There's Hitting Back and There's Hitting Back

Times Online – UK hits back over sailors detained by Iran Responding to a question from David Cameron, the Conservative leader, about the rules of engagement the patrols were operating under, Mr Blair said that the sailors and Marines could have used force in self defence. But he was was quite satisfied that they had […]

Categories: War and Peace

950,000 Views Later

Times Online – French, gorgeous and she reads the news, by Charles Bremner Who is the world’s most famous Frenchwoman? If you are a youngish male who spends time on the internet, you know that her name is Mélissa Theuriau. Mlle Theuriau, who is 28 and comes from Grenoble, is admired by millions of men […]

Categories: Business & Media

What Voting for Pro-Gun Democrats Means for You

Jim Web I’m not going to comment in any level in terms of how I provide for my own security. Pro-gun = “Second Amendment for me but not for thee!” Update: Instapundit: “I believe that it’s important — it’s important for me, personally, and for a lot of people in the situation that I’m in, […]

Categories: Politics

Birthing Canada

Western Standard – Harmed Forces<br/> In the homefront battle between militant pacifists in the East and passive militants in the West, Canada is the big loser, by Mark Steyn There was a poll reported in the Globe and Mail — page 18 — that 71% of Quebecois want to “scrap any combat role for the […]

Categories: War and Peace

It's Been a Rotten Week for Cancer Patients

If these things come in three, then culminating in: FOXnews – White House Spokesman Tony Snow Has Cancer Again

Categories: People and Current Events

Very Rock 'n Roll

LGF – Cat Stevens, aka Yusuf Islam, aka Fanatic Misogynist The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens, now known as either ‘Yusuf Islam’ or ‘Yusuf’ depending on which audience is watching, accepted a “lifetime achivement” award in Germany over the weekend, for “building bridges” between Islam and the West—and refused to speak with the infidel […]

Categories: Entertainment

Cultural Dyscalculia

The Times – Deeds, not dentistry, are what we want at No 10, by David Aaronovitch I read in The Times yesterday that scientists can induce dyscalculia — number blindness — by subjecting a section of the parietal lobe to repeated transcranial magnetic stimulation. It doesn’t hurt, but over time you become innumerate, and I […]

Categories: Politics

Gird Yourselves, Folks

Times Online – PM warns of ‘different phase’ in Iran crisis Iran must obey international law and release 15 British military personnel or face the consequences, says Tony Blair “Face the consequences,” huh? Where have we heard that before? This is the picture accompanying the article: <br/> Faye Turney, the only woman among the British […]

Categories: War and Peace

24% of Population Identified

RC2 reports that only 24% of us think Al Gore is a global warming expert. FOX 411 – Madonna, Rolling Stones Set for U.K. Live Earth Organizers of the July 7 Live Earth shows are just about to start announcing who’s playing on which of the seven continents. These are the climate change awareness concerts […]

Categories: Entertainment

Oh You're All Heretics Anyway

If I have to spend the next two years listening to Evangelicals and Mormons talk religion, I’m going to get very cranky. And does psoriasis really afflict that many talk radio listeners?

Categories: Politics

I Thought That Bill Had Failed?

At least Eleanor Holmes Norton will be pleased. Drudge right now: SENATE STAFFER BUSTED FOR CARRYING WEBB’S LOADED GUN: Phillip Thompson, executive assistant to Senator James Webb (D-VA ), has been arrested by Capitol Hill Police on Monday for ‘inadvertently’ holding the senator’s loaded gun, according to a person close to the investigation. A Senate […]

Categories: Politics

Sounding Too American

Western Standard – Terms of Surrender<br/> When ‘freedom’ and ‘democracy’ become sinister concepts, we’re lost for more than words, by Mark Steyn The other day, the Toronto Star, by one of those fortuitous strokes, came into the possession of an internal report commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs. Apparently, the department spent $76,000 on […]

Categories: War and Peace

That's One Way to Get Through the Metal Detectors

Though I rather wonder what the bomb-sniffing dogs would make of it. AP – Woman Has Crocodiles Strapped to Body JERUSALEM (AP) – A woman with three crocodiles strapped to her waist was stopped at the Gaza-Egypt border crossing after guards noticed that she looked “strangely fat,” officials said Monday.

Categories: War and Peace