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Archive for August, 2008

Reuters Cover Up: Bashing the U.S. and Ignoring Proof That Famous Spies Were Guilty

29th August 2008

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Well, that’s what Reuters does.

By the 1980s information of the FBI’s project Venona emerged in which declassified coded messages from the Soviet Union from the Rosenberg’s era proved their guilt. Nikita Krushchev even admitted to their guilt in his posthumous 1990 autobiography.

Not news, but a useful reminder.

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Toddler survives after being partly eaten by wild dogs in jungle

29th August 2008

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So quit whining about what a bad day you’ve had.

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Punitiveness, not compassion, drives the Left

29th August 2008

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Leftists are essentially haters, and leftist policies are characteristically designed to punish people they don’t like. Think about it, and you’ll see it’s true.

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Swiss government pro-minaret

29th August 2008

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And why not? Surely Muslims allow churches to flourish and tower high in Dar al-Islam, allowing Christians to exclaim five times a day, on megaphones, that “Jesus is the Son of God!” Oh, they don’t; oh, some Muslim nations don’t even allow the construction of churches. Never mind, then.

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Muslim Obama supporter declares white people deserve and want to have their ears and noses cut off, and that Muslims shouldn’t worry, “because God wants you to do it”

29th August 2008

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Change you can believe in — and be afraid.

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Ancient Dead Sea scrolls to go online

29th August 2008

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Well, I think it’s interesting….

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Sharia law firm represented by porn stars

29th August 2008

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No, this isn’t an alternate universe in which Bill Clinton is a Muslim.

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Charles Murray and the Dilemmas of Education

29th August 2008

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Mont Saint-Michel to become island again

29th August 2008

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Although why this is a good thing is nowhere stated.

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Heated car seats could reduce male fertility, say scientists

29th August 2008

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Let that be a lesson to us all.

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Newspapers Beginning To Ditch The Associated Press?

29th August 2008

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Note that it isn’t what you would think, that the A.P.’s stories are full of politically-biased left-wing crap. No, it’s because the A.P. is selling their politically-biased left-wing crap stories to people other than newspapers. You can lie all you want to but don’t touch that wallet….

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Dad Arrested for Kidnapping Daughter to Stop Marriage to Non-Muslim

29th August 2008

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The monetary density of things

29th August 2008

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“Worth it’s weight in what?”

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Dinosaur skeleton discovered in Spain ‘could be a new species’

29th August 2008

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The resemblance to Joe Biden is purely coincidental. Really.

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America’s students given lessons in surviving campus shootings

29th August 2008

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With campus no-guns-unless-you’re-the-killer policies, sounds like a very useful thing.

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Barack Obama boxer shorts featuring a large image of the presidential candidate’s face have gone on sale ahead of his key speech to the Democratic convention.

29th August 2008

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“Vote for Barack! Get it in the shorts!” There’s a winning campaign theme for you.

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Whitewashing jihad to a sexy modern soundtrack

29th August 2008

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A Shafi’i manual of Islamic law that was certified in 1991 by the clerics at Al-Azhar University, one of the leading authorities in the Islamic world, as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy, stipulates that “the caliph makes war upon Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians…until they become Muslim or pay the non-Muslim poll tax.” It adds a comment by Sheikh Nuh ‘Ali Salman, a Jordanian expert on Islamic jurisprudence: the caliph wages this war only “provided that he has first invited [Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians] to enter Islam in faith and practice, and if they will not, then invited them to enter the social order of Islam by paying the non-Muslim poll tax (jizya)…while remaining in their ancestral religions.” (‘Umdat al-Salik, o9.8).

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Carbon nanotubes could reduce side effects from cancer treatment.

29th August 2008

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Small GPS Devices Help Prosecutors Win Convictions

29th August 2008

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Of course, if you aren’t doing anything you shouldn’t, it’s not a problem.

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South Ossetia: Russia Intends to Absorb Georgian Region

29th August 2008

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My, what a surprise. Aren’t you surprised? I’m sure surprised.

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Former Marine Acquitted of Iraqi Killings in Landmark Trial

29th August 2008

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Seventy African immigrants die trying to get into Europe

28th August 2008

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Note that nobody is dying to get into Africa. What do they know that you don’t?

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A Garden Grows Underground

28th August 2008

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Judge orders English ballot printed in Puerto Rico

28th August 2008

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Not something you see every day.

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The GOP’s Alaska Meltdown

28th August 2008

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What can you say about an entire state party that approves of corruption?

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Buffalo: Principal of Islamic school ousted after taking student as second “wife”

28th August 2008

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Your life under Islam. Don’t say you weren’t warned.

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Brains Age More Rapidly In Final 15 Years Of Life

28th August 2008

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And I, for one, am looking forward to it.

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A tiny gripper that responds to chemical triggers could be a new tool for surgery.

28th August 2008

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Winged-Cat Causes Sensation in China

28th August 2008

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Gonna get that bird, see if I don’t….

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$150M Marijuana Garden Found in California by Helicopter

28th August 2008

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Well, that’s California for you. Gotta pay those high prices somehow.

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Driver Nearly Crushes Rescuers Trying to Recover Another Jumper at ‘Suicide’ Cliff

28th August 2008

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New Yorkers Contracting HIV at 3 Times National Rate

28th August 2008

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Say what you want about New Yorkers — and who doesn’t? — in some fields they stand alone.

Well, not precisely alone … I mean, you’ve got to catch it from somebody, right? … but you know what I meant.

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Bianca Jagger loses £200,000 ring in street

27th August 2008

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Money is wasted on some people.

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So, I tried a new game here in Denver. It’s called “find an American flag the Democrats put up.”

27th August 2008

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It’s harder than you’d think.

Let me rephrase that: It’s harder than it ought to be.

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Kung fu star’s home is now a “love hotel” with rooms rented by the hour.

27th August 2008

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I think Bruce would have laughed.

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A key molecule related to immunity may play a role in macular degeneration.

27th August 2008

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Indicted Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) Wins Primary, Drills into Cliche Reserves, Dubs His Election “Piece of Cake”

27th August 2008

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The corrupt and contemptible Republican senator from Alaska, Ted Stevens….

Nick Gillespie of tReason magazine is ordinarily an obvious dimwit but here he’s exactly right.

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Ohio Cheerleaders Told Uniforms Are Too Short for Class

27th August 2008

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This seems somewhat overly officious.

Parent Becky Daniel said the school’s dress code should not apply to cheerleader’s uniforms.

Or the uniforms ought to be adjusted to fit the dress code. I fail to see why something that is appropriate for a game is inappropriate for class, or (more to the point) why something that is appropriate for class would be inappropriate for a game.

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Kouchner says Russia has broken international law

27th August 2008

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As if anybody cares, least of all Russia.

Tell us the one about Goldilocks and the three bears.

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Russia dismembers Georgia

27th August 2008

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That’s like saying that the Irish revolution dismembered Britain. The areas involved aren’t inhabited by Georgians, so why they belong as part of Georgia is an excellent question that nobody — besides me — seems to be asking.

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Venezuela posed to nationalize fuel distribution

27th August 2008

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Apparently Hugo Chavez didn’t get the memo that socialism doesn’t work.

Stupid people around the world need to relearn this lesson on a regular basis.

Think of it as evolution in action.

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Treat children like dogs, says animal behaviour expert

27th August 2008

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I’ve said that for years. Children don’t act like humans until they get to be 24 or so. Don’t believe me? Look at car insurance rates. Actuaries are the least delusional people in the world.

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Hijackers of Sudanese airliner want fuel to fly to Paris

27th August 2008

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After all, who wouldn’t rather be in Paris?

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The shape of your face betrays how aggressive you are—if you are a man

27th August 2008

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PHYSIOGNOMY, the art or science of predicting inward character from outward form, has had its ups and downs over the years. A century ago, the idea that a person’s character could be seen in his face was more or less taken as given. It then fell out of favour, along with the idea that behaviour is genetically determined, as Marxist ideas of the pliability and perfectibility of mankind became fashionable. Now, it is undergoing something of a revival. It has been found, for example, that women can predict a man’s interest in infant children from his face. Trustworthiness also shows up, as does social dominance. The latest example comes from a paper just published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society by Justin Carré and Cheryl McCormick, of Brock University in Ontario, Canada. This suggests that in men, at least, it is also possible to look at someone’s face and read his predisposition to aggression.

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Obama, Biden’s Son Linked by Earmarks

27th August 2008

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Sen. Barack Obama sought more than $3.4 million in congressional earmarks for clients of the lobbyist son of his Democratic running mate, Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware, records show. Obama succeeded in getting $192,000 for one of the clients, St. Xavier University in suburban Chicago.

Democrats? Corrupt? Boy, that’s news.

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And What Would Happen If Commercial Aviation Was Simply Impossible To Do Profitably?

27th August 2008

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I guess the Overclass would get their wish to revive the trains. I strongly suspect that a lot of leftoids would have played with trains as a kid if they could have figured out how to put the tracks together.

Just think: Four days from New York to Los Angeles rather than eight hours, and you’d have to travel through all those grubby big square states full of non-organic farmers and people who drive pickups with gun racks in the bag. The horror! The horror! But they’d get to have negro servants again; I suppose that would be something.

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Thieves left money instead of taking car

27th August 2008

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A Brazilian woman says car thieves left her money instead of taking her car when they realised its poor condition.

I don’t believe it, but it makes an entertaining story.

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Password protest blocked

27th August 2008

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A disgruntled bank customer changed his account password to “Lloyds is Pants” – only for staff to switch it to “No We Are Not”.

Time to change banks, I think.

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Return of ‘Robinson Crusoe’

27th August 2008

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A Taiwanese fisherman shocked his family by suddenly reappearing – after being deserted on an island for 27 years.

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Cardinal Egan slaps Pelosi statements on abortion

26th August 2008

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The day may be coming when those who pretend to be Christians while espousing unChristian policies will be forced to come clean. Hypocrisy may be the tribute that vice pays to virtue but that account’s been overdrawn for a loooong time.

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