Category: "Current Events"

What mental midget put the Pro Bowl the week before the Super Bowl?

I write so infrequently about sports that I don't even have a blog category for my sports-related articles.  But I'm so annoyed with the NFL that I'm going to offer a few thoughts, and I'd love to get your comments on whether you agree or disagree. The… more »

Seattle cop-killer shot dead; Huckabee wounded by events

It's being reported this morning that Seattle police have shot and killed the man who murdered four Tacoma-area police officers in a coffee shop on Sunday morning. Looks like my guess of a gang initiation was wrong. (Not that it was important.) There… more »

A theory about the Washington cop killings

Yesterday, a month after an execution-style drive-by killing of a police officer in Seattle, four Tacoma (Washington) area uniformed police officers were shot in a coffee shop as they were doing their morning administrative work on their laptop computers… more »

Why did Tiger Woods crash into a tree?

Please tell me you have more important things to think about than this question.  I know I do. more »

Barack Obama: Embarrassment-in-Chief

Yesterday, following a Tribal Nations Conference at the Interior Department, President Obama addressed the audience shortly after the massacre at Fort Hood. Instead of appropriately starting his remarks with addressing the devastating news of the day,… more »

Fort Hood murderer a Muslim U.S. Army psychiatrist

I have a few questions for you, my readers, at the end of this note.  I hope you'll take a moment to respond with your answers as comments to this post. Yesterday's horrific murder of at least 12 soldiers at the Army base at Fort Hood, Texas, was… more »

Sunday Night Football: I wish Jed Babbin were wrong

In a piece at Human Events, Jed Babbin argues that we should boycott (by refusing to watch) Sunday Night Football since NBC is subjecting us to the leftist inanity of Keith Olbermann.  Olbermann, who gave me a great compliment a few months ago, is possib… more »

Senator Ted Kennedy dead at the age of 77

Late last night, Ted Kennedy died of brain cancer.  A long-time fixture in American politics, a man with, let's say, an interesting history, and the last of the major "Camelot" figures of the Kennedy dynasty (despite, of course, there still being plenty… more »

What's wrong with this story?

Does anything in this story strike anyone other than me as being an utterly damning reflection on the society we live in? http://www.denverpost.com/portal/news/ci_12984590? more »

Whom will you miss the most?

Four famous people have died within a few days. I don't normally write about "famous people" but I thought it might be interesting to ask you, dear reader, which of the following people you'll miss the most, and why. Did any of them have an impact o… more »
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