Monthly Archives: March 2007

Taxes, Anyone?

The Tax Foundation has issued a new report entitled “Who Pays America’s Tax Burden, and Who Gets the Most Government Spending”. Guess who comes out way ahead on this one. Tax Foundation Report

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“How Modern Liberals Think”

Take the time to listen to this speech given at The Heritage Foundation by Evan Sayet on modern liberalism. Update by Scott: Here’s a quote, in response to a question: I’m convinced that global warming is not a position that … Continue reading

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Oooooops

These guys should stop loading their own ammo and stick with the factory stuff…

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Fred Thompson on Global Warming

Possible POTUS candidate and former Senator Fred Thompson writes at NRO: Some people think that our planet is suffering from a fever. Now scientists are telling us that Mars is experiencing its own planetary warming: Martian warming. It seems scientists … Continue reading

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Global Warming Debate

Sammy’s post a couple of days ago linked to a piece that said: At a recent debate over global warming sponsored by National Public Radio, the audience was polled beforehand and was solidly on the side of the hysterical predictions. … Continue reading

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Even More Useful Than the USB Office Cannon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oUWCLBKK3E

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The Great Global Warming Swindle

Watch this from the BBC…

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Stop Continental Drift!

Thomas Sowell points to a few points to ponder. My favorite is this: A reader says that he had a T-shirt made that said: “Stop Continental Drift!” It made as much sense as “Stop Global Warming.”

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Funding Issues

Our Emory research contingent will appreciate this more than the rest…

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A Quote From Jeff Cooper

On the occasion of my 80th birthday, I was treated to a regal celebration by Danie van Graan at Engonyameni. This party involved drum beating, ceremonial chanting, eulogizing in Swazi – and enthronement upon a leopard skin (which I hasten to … Continue reading

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Cool Toy

USB-Powered Office Cannon Operated by your PC’s arrow keys, the USB cannon has a range of 10 feet and fires one of three foam missles when you press the spacebar. At $34.95, it’s not cheap, but blasting the new guy … Continue reading

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DC Gun Ban Overturned in Second Amendment Validation

A divided three-judge panel in the D.C. Circuit has overturned Washington DC’s gun ban!!! The decision is here in PDF format. According to the Second Amendment Foundation: A ruling Friday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of … Continue reading

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Chicken-Eating Calf Makes India Farmer Famous

I’m at a loss to add anything to this AP article: CALCUTTA, India — When his chickens started disappearing a few weeks ago, a farmer in eastern India figured dogs or jackals were to blame — until he discovered his … Continue reading

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OUCH

I didn’t do it. Update by Scott: I didn’t realize it at first, but the above picture is ONE CAR! Click through for more and larger photo.

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Poker Hand Tonight

Big hand tonight that went way wrong for me… I am first to act and am dealt pocket kings in a no limit Hold ’em game. I bet three times the big blind and position two calls the bet. Position … Continue reading

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