Entries from January 2010

Lost Sessions: The Taxman

Shamelessly repinched. Curtsy: Oh, both of them, really.

Categories: Politics

Today’s March For Life

Much more from: Wheat & Weeds – McCain/Feingold and the March for Life and a few pictures at the Corner (and at the Corner) I really hate today. It’s awful, but I can’t stand the articles. Like this one: Weekly Standard – Mugged by Ultrasound Why so many abortion workers have turned pro-life. It’s so […]

Categories: People and Current Events

I Require Reason

From Is Julianne Moore Hollywood’s savviest and sanest star?: At first Hollywood didn’t know what to do with her: a redhead can never be the all-American every-girl. “I had a director tell me once I wasn’t easy to cast,” she says. “If you’re going to put a redhead on stage, there has to be a […]

Categories: Entertainment

My Agricultural Genius In the House of Lords!

Rueful Red reports: From yesterday’s House of Lords: Asked By Baroness Rawlings To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote sustainable livelihoods for the people of Afghanistan. Lord Brett: My Lords, providing sustainable livelihoods and economic opportunities for Afghans is critical to countering the appeal of the insurgency and to increasing […]

Categories: Food

“Hey What About Leno? I Hear He’s Been In the News a Lot Lately!”

WaPo – Jay Leno to keynote White House Correspondents Dinner At least Obama didn’t fly to Burbank to campaign for him on The Jay Leno Show.

Categories: Entertainment

With Lawyers Like These, Who Needs Litigation

Man. One of Kerry’s 2004 Election Lawyers says: It should be obvious now, even to Obama’s most passionate supporters that shielding the free world requires more than mere words like “hope” and “change.” Bush’s detractors should be embarrassed having arrogantly thought they could do it better, and those Republicans who abandoned Bush when he needed […]

Categories: War and Peace

How NOT to Run an Antiquities and Heritage Department

Step one: Don’t ERASE THE ANTIQUITIES AND HERITAGE. NRO – The War Against the Infidels Terrorism is only one of the weapons. By Clifford D. May In 2001, the monumental 6th-century buddhas of Bamiyan were dynamited on orders from Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar. The United States and other Western governments issued protests. Afghanistan’s Islamist […]

Categories: History

Nah, Never Mind, Back to Massachusetts

Hitler Finds Out Scott Brown Won Massachusetts Senate Seat

Categories: Politics

And Now Back to Conan/Leno/NBC

Hitler Learns Leno Is Moving Back To Late Night This is the best one in a while cuz it’s the first one in a long time to include the “mit Stalin”. Very important. And Hitler makes some very good points. Curtsy: RC2.

Categories: Entertainment

A Musical Accompaniment To the Day After Yesterday

Categories: Entertainment

And I’ve Never Heard of Curt Schilling Ever In My Life

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10c

Categories: Politics

Absolutely the Funniest Item of the Day CCXXVII

Tim Blair: Lonely glacier denialist and Danny boy Charles Johnson claims: One thing you’ll obviously never have to worry about: Tim Blair changing his mind on anything. This isn’t true. For example, I’ve changed my mind about Charles Johnson. Wow. /claps

Categories: People and Current Events

Haiti: Day 6

Okay, let’s work through some of these Haiti links. First, returning to the unexpected revelation that Sanjay Gupta is actually kind of a cool guy: CNN – Security concerns cause doctors to leave hospital, quake victims (video at the link) Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) — Earthquake victims, writhing in pain and grasping at life, watched doctors […]

Categories: Geography and Foreign Affairs

So Much SCIENCE

I have decided to take advantage of this long weekend and make myself a portfolio. For those of you wondering what on earth I’m doing. Also: a friend was in town and we had brunch. SO MUCH BRUNCH. So that’s where I’ve been. I have a ton of links on Haiti and other important things […]

Categories: Science and Nature

Jon Stewart Interviews a Bucket of Sand

I finally had a half hour to watch the full Jon Stewart/John Yoo interview: Part 1: The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10c Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHealth Care Crisis Part 2: The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10c Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHealth Care Crisis Part 3: The Daily Show […]

Categories: War and Peace