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Archive for March, 2008

New world record for biggest horse

31st March 2008

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The part that resembles Ted Kennedy is growing, too — much like Ted, come to think of it.

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Archaeologists begin historic Stonehenge dig

31st March 2008

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I’m surprised they haven’t taken the thing apart long since. We’ve got the technology to put it back together the exact same way that it was.

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Doctor Claims That Sending Too Many Text Messages Is A Sign Of Mental Problems

31st March 2008

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Can’t say that I disagree. But that’s me.

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NYT Columnist: USA’s Diversity Dampens Welfare Spending, Darn It

31st March 2008

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How can we ensure the triumph of socialism if people insist on improving their lives. I mean really….

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VC View: Tech Sold Directly to Workers

31st March 2008

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This is an amazingly great idea.  This sort of ‘bottom-up marketing’ was used, for example, by the inventor of the Post-It note.

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Meet the Middle-Class Millionaires

31st March 2008

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These are the people that Warren Buffet and the other rich Democrats are attempting to destroy.

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Indooor skydivers reach new heights

31st March 2008

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Just as video games have produced an entire generation of tank gunners and anti-aircraft missileers, we are now raising kids to be airborne rangers.

Just wait until the leftoids get ahold of this one.

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A waitress’s revenge

31st March 2008

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People used to say “Pas devant les domestiques”, but nobody who’s anybody speaks French any more.

Thomas Keller is, of course, famous for his attention to detail.

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Saudi woman killed for chatting on Facebook

31st March 2008

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But of course Christians do the same. (Oh, I guess they don’t….)

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Missing Ohio Soldier’s Remains Identified in Iraq

31st March 2008

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When we capture them, they wind up in Guantanamo with three halal meals a day, daily prayer, and government provided health care that’s better than anything they’ve ever had before.

When they capture us, we get paraded in propaganda videos and our bones are later found in an unmarked grave, when we haven’t been beheaded on TV.

That tells you everything you need to know about this war.

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Criticism and Islam

31st March 2008

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Reminder for the dim-witted: Islam is an oppressive totalitarian ideology with which no co-existence is possible.

Nobody in the world worries about Christians coming to cut his head off. The same cannot be said of Muslims. Take whatever action you think is appropriate.

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Modernity and the Gender Gap: It’s Counter-Intutive

31st March 2008

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An interesting discussion, although whether the perceived gap is counter-intuitive or not depends on the perspective of the viewer, I suspect. There have been entire books written on why women are more church-going than men (like this one and this one).

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Oil firms are caught in a squeeze play

31st March 2008

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Geothermal probe sinks German city

30th March 2008

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Sounds like the plot to a bad movie, doesn’t it?

A similar experiment triggered a series of earthquakes near Basel in Switzerland last year.

The Law of Unintended Consequences just seems to keep biting these politically-correct morons.

 A spokesman for Staufen council said: “The community was so proud of the environmentally-friendly geothermal energy project that it would be a painful irony if that was the cause for this incredible occurrence.”

No shit.

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Cancer patient has PSP stolen en route to chemotherapy treatment

30th March 2008

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“Judge, he needed killin’.” Sometimes the old ways are best.

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Aussie Foreign Minister: Fitna’s connection of Islam with acts of violence “offensive”

30th March 2008

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I guess Australia has its share of idiot politicians as well. Pity.

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Fox News: “Media ‘Talking Down’ the Economy to Get a Dem Elected?”

30th March 2008

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Wouldn’t surprise me a bit. I listen to my wife complain about how the tight job market means they can’t get any qualified applicants for job openings at her company, and then I see newspaper headlines that the economy sucks and we’re only a heartbeat away from another Great Depression.

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Rod Stewart ‘to quit Britain for better life in Los Angeles’

30th March 2008

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Whoa. Life in Britain must really suck.

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Mr. Wynn’s Ignoble Exit

30th March 2008

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The Post seems so surprised that a Democrat would do this.

I’m not.

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Muslim Bus Driver Kicks Passengers Off Bus… So He Can Pray

30th March 2008

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See this in the news? No? Imagine my surprise.

Guess what would have happened if a Christian had done this. Or a Jew. Of course, a Christian or a Jew wouldn’t have . That’s the point.

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Political Ads as You’ve Never Seen Them

30th March 2008

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Perhaps a new rest stop on the Information Superhighway.

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Senior Democrats mull Al Gore’s nomination

29th March 2008

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The Derbyshire Option is alive and well. (After all, why break in a new loser when you’ve got a proven loser close to hand?)

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Coke Boats Winning Their War

29th March 2008

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Well, when there’s money to be made, technology follows.

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Educational Levels Declining In America

29th March 2008

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Not really a surprise.

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Will Hillary Be Pushed Out?

29th March 2008

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Not with any pressure Senator Depends can bring to bear.

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Mississippi Judge Indicted: Yet Another ‘Name That Party’ Story

29th March 2008

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Any number can play. All it takes is a newspaper and a corrupt elected official. How hard can that be?

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Amish Paradise

29th March 2008

Cringely takes on an unusual topic for a tech columnist.

As my friend Henry from down the road in Mansfield, Ohio, points out, the Amish have been on this same “new” educational path forever. Their ability to produce nearly 100 percent productive citizens (and very nice furniture) for about fifty bucks per student per year is especially galling to those government schools that spend $16K and turn out a lot of slackers.

Or maybe not.

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Reporter Quits Al Jazeera English for Anti-American Bias

29th March 2008

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Actually, this is something of a surprise — not the bias, but that somebody quit over it.

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How did the Diveroli family qualify for “minority ownership” preferences?

29th March 2008

Steve Sailer is not afraid to ask the hard questions.

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Another ‘Free’ Business Model Experiment

29th March 2008

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How do you make money from giving stuff away? Read it and find out.

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Who’s Your Economist?

29th March 2008

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A review of Who’s Your City? How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life, by Richard Florida.

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The Sunday Stalin

29th March 2008

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More illustrations of the fact that fascists and communists differ only in the color of their flags — and sometimes not even then.

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The Clean Energy Scam

29th March 2008

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You know an idea is no longer news when it makes the “news magazines”.

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Starbucks to ignore tip-sharing court ruling

29th March 2008

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Avoiding the razor’s edge

29th March 2008

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The politics of hair.

Apparently “hair on the face” = “not in the race”. Another “boys’ club” that Hillary can’t join.

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FBI Focusing on ‘About Four’ Suspects in 2001 Anthrax Attacks

29th March 2008

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About time.

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Scientist Demands Apology From ABC for Global Warming Hit Piece

28th March 2008

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Good luck with that, fella.

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The party of corruption

28th March 2008

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Events this year have exposed, once and for all, in a way that cannot be denied, elided, or spun, Democratic liberals as the party of abject incompetence and institutionalized corruption.

The truth is out there.

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It’s solved! Democratic race prediction: Neither Hillary Clinton nor Barack Obama will win

28th March 2008

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The AlGore tidal wave gathers momentum.

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Laser plane could destroy tanks from 10 miles

28th March 2008

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42 Democrats Vow a Drawdown in Iraq If They Win Seats

28th March 2008

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The party of take-our-football-and-go-home.

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Schizophrenia Linked to Rare, Often Unique Genetic Glitches

28th March 2008

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Cuckoo for Switzerland

28th March 2008

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Note that they have joined neither the European Union nor the U.N. What do they know that we don’t.

The nation also has a high degree of personal freedom, linked to a decentralized government in which voters are the ultimate sovereign through an elaborate system of direct democracy—citizens can both propose their own laws and challenge any action of the government.

Well, quite a lot, really….

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Army tests of Land Warrior high-tech uniform successful, soldiers request more

28th March 2008

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To revel in the glow of choice is to court glare of the eco-correct

28th March 2008

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But, hey, progressive p0litics is never about choice, if you make the wrong one.

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Down with Middleclassness! Up with Upper Middleclassness!

28th March 2008

Steve Sailer has the goods on the Reverend Wright.

Like Michelle Obama, Rev. Wright apparently doesn’t practice what he preaches.

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Comrade Bob’s Last Stand

28th March 2008

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Gee, I recall people saying that it was a bad idea to hand Zimbabwe over to a Marxist thug just because he was a native African “freedom fighter”. But nobody listened to them because they were white and ipso facto racists.

Guess they were right. Not that we (or the people of Zimbabwe) can expect any apologies from the politically correct TranPs who caused this problem.

Thank God we have the U.N. to protect us from human rights disasters such as Zimbabwe and Darfur.

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Where Does Obama Invest His Money?

28th March 2008

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Apparently he doesn’t. No wonder he wants to destroy investment in America.

Indeed, even though Michelle Obama had income from the University of Chicago’s Hospital System that exceeded $1 million during the period the tax returns were filed, she appears to have neither a 401(k) plan nor an IRA for retirement contributions. In another sign the Obama household wasn’t into building a nest egg, the couple cashed out $6,260 from a pension or 401(k) plan in 2000.

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White boys ‘make least progress’ at school

28th March 2008

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Well, duh. Being a white boy in school these days is like being a Jew in Nazi Germany — or any Arab nation.

  1. Thank God you don’t live in Britain.
  2. Without eternal vigilance, it could happen here. In fact, it’s well on its way.

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Rhode Island Governor’s Executive Order Steps Up Illegal Immigration Fight

28th March 2008

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And this is a Democrat in one of the most Democrat states of the Union.

Immigrant advocate Juan Garcia feared Carcieri’s proposals would drive a vulnerable community underground. He said illegal immigrants who are victims of crime will fear approaching police, and that children could suffer if parents lose their jobs.

“These people are not criminals,” he said. “This is affecting the poor people.”

And there’s the problem, “immigration advocates” who refuse to admit that people who have broken the law are criminals.

Apparently the only people who are criminals are people who break laws that the “immigration advocates” approve of.

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