Archives for: "April 2009"

In the latest demonstration of President Obama’s utter disdain for his primary job, namely keeping the nation safe from attack, Jed Babbin is reporting that the administration is about to release 17 Chinese Uighur terrorists – captured at an… more »
Thanks to Stratfor for this interesting discussion of counter-terrorism, sparked in part by the (unconscionable) release of the (not) “torture memos” by the Obama Administration.” A Chilling Effect on U.S. Counterterrorism April 29,… more »
re “Obama’s liberal arrogance will be his undoing", Jonah Goldberg, LA Times, 4/28/09 http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-goldberg28-2009apr28,0,5623626.column To the Editor: Jonah Goldberg is undoubtedly correct that the… more »
re “Specter’s Departure a Wake Up Call for GOP", Dan Balz, Washington Post, 4/28/09 http://voices.washingtonpost.com/44/2009/04/28/specters_departure_a_wake_up_c.html?hpid=topnews To the editor: If Arlen Specter’s switch to the… more »
In one of the several stupid f*&@ing decisions made by this Supreme Court, the Court by a 5-4 vote ruled in the case of the goddam FCC v Fox Television that $225,000 fines for the brief use of expletives on broadcast airways were permissible under… more »
In a great example of someone who has outlived (professionally speaking) his usefulness, Pennsylvania Republican Senator Arlen Specter announced that he’ll be switching to the Democratic Party. While he made noises about the GOP having moved far… more »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWt8hTayupE SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'Obama's $100 million "budget cuts" in perspective', url :… more »
Rossputin
04/28/09

Can someone please explain...

I was wondering if someone can truly explain to me the Japanese obsession with photographing what seem to us non-Japanese as truly banal travel minutiae. The question arises because yesterday, while my wife and I were sitting at a cafe/restaurant here… more »
Rossputin
04/27/09

Corruption on a larger scale

And while the prior article shows how corruption can find its way into even a modestly sized government project, this Washington Examiner article shows the type of corruption (yes, that’s what I believe it is) which will plague our government for… more »
Thanks to Ike for this link to a story from his neck of the woods. It shows the economic point that Keynesian government stimulus doesn’t work (or at least it’s an example of it not working). But there are many such examples…so what… more »

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