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You should read the whole bit, but here is a taste… A friend of mine who is a political activist said something interesting the other day, and that was for most people on the left political violence is a knob, … Continue reading
Facebook’s DNA is based on the unchallenged power of an exceptional but morally flawed — or at least dangerously immature — leader who sees the world as a gigantic monetization playground. In Mark Zuckerberg’s world, the farther from home, the more leeway he feels … Continue reading
Ask a knight… https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/tragic-jordan-turned-knife-himself-14791313
Pirates Deploy Mothership from Hell | USNI Blog. And oh yes, if it is not mentioned, I will be the guy asking my good friend Dr. Martin N. Murphy what he thinks about the new 319,000 dwt supertanker carrying $190 … Continue reading
It seems the F.B.I. feels that publishing their seal is forbidden.
So, Chavez’ and company threaten to nationalize the assets of an American company. Me thinks we need to park an Aegis Cruiser off said rigs, but I would not hold my breath with our current leadership. Would Hugo even make … Continue reading
I am no fan of this sort of device. How long before someone is accidentally shot with the “wrong” load?
J. Crew is now offering a Che Guevara replica jacket. No kidding. I won’t link to it here, but you can find it simply enough. Here is the mail I have just sent them: I was looking for some new … Continue reading
Watch Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN) give her colleagues a piece of her mind in this C-SPAN clip: I’ve yet to hear a good explanation of how summarily closing profitable car dealerships will help GM or Chrysler. Yes, Toyota has fewer … Continue reading
Obama has promised to close Guantánamo Bay by early next year, but the question remains–what do we do with the terrorists / enemy combatants currently held there? Speaker Pelosi doesn’t want them at Alcatraz. Senator Roberts doesn’t want them at … Continue reading
The Independent has a fascinating article describing the unraveling of Dubai in the face of the global recession.
John Lott dug up a classic interview of Milton Friedman done by Phil Donahue. With all the anti-capitalist talk lately, Friedman’s words are worth remembering. He really handed Donahue his hat, didn’t he? Also read yesterday’s Wall Street Journal piece, … Continue reading
Socialized medicine will allow government bureaucrats to make medical decisions for you. Pay attention to the guy who wanted a hip replacement. The government decided he was too old (57) to enjoy the benefits of the procedure. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123413701032661445.html
Here we have a video of a Hamas MP giving a speech: I think the time has come for Israel to give in, and let Hamas have what they really want. Think of it as assisted suicide.
Frontpage Magazine’s interview with Martin Durkin.