News of the Day: Limerick Edition 3-3-11

Libya Not Getting Any Better; Charlie Sheen to Investigate There once was a Libyan Colonel Whose reign was described as infernal. He was so damn daffy This Colonel Gaddafi; The violence was sadly diurnal. Charlie Sheen’s Twin Boys Removed From Home; Both Test Positive for Tiger Blood He may be a self-described warlock, But Charlie’s show was just the… Continue reading »



…it’s a potential golden age for Americans of certain unsavory inclinations.


Zombie Ethics

A lot of hay has been made this election season about such piffling matters as healthcare, the environment, taxes and war.  Our candidates endlessly repeat the same old garbage, never saying anything remotely new or interesting to the average person.  One wonders if they even walk in the same world as we normal folks.For instance,… Continue reading »


A Blessed Eid

Eid Mubarak indeed. We leave Iraq without finishing the job, you can expect a massive upswing in violence.  These people bombed a mosque on a holy feast day.  Their own people. Read and post comments | Send to a friend Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers… Continue reading »


Final Analysis of Gibson-Palin Interview, Part I

Essentially, the Palin interview needs to be evaluated on two fronts.  First, and most important, is Palin’s performance as an untried national candidate.  The ABC piece was not a first impression, but a substantive discussion after the first impression…an impression which, I don’t think anyone can argue, was pretty forceful.  The second and only slightly… Continue reading »


The Defense Rests (Its Brains on a Shelf Somewhere)

There is an article out there about some lawyer, representing the terrorists in Guantanamo, who dropped his pants at a press conference in Yemen to demonstrate how humiliated and tormented the poor dears must feel.  Color me unimpressed.  While I certainly understand the point he was trying to make to a Yemeni audience ("for a Muslim man… Continue reading »


Iraq War Misconceptions

National Review Online has a tremendous piece by Frederick W. Kagan on Iraq.  Specifically, the common myths associated with the war that many on the left side of the spectrum continually cite as reasons we have lost, will lose, or must withdraw from the present conflict.Do the nattering nabobs really know the counterpoint to their… Continue reading »


E-Mail Forwards

Occasionally, e-mail forwards are worth reading.  But only rarely. Dream Team   Last night I had the strangest dream. It was so real, so life-like and so vivid. Let me describe it to you briefly…   1. Hillary wins the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States   2. Naturally, she wants to… Continue reading »


The Follies of Cotillard, or: I Knew I Didn’t Like the French.

So, once more we find that our European friends exist in a world of delusion and self-absorption.  Here's hoping that this woman never wins another Oscar, ever.  But even aside from that, let's hope that Europe scrapes up the resolve to save its own culture from radical Islam.  It's a special kind of intellect that… Continue reading »


Saw McCain Today

John McCain made a stop in Norfolk, VA today to discuss foreign policy issues and receive some glowing praise from a number of his colleagues.  Always keen to learn more about international relations and, well, see famous people, I managed to weasel my way in and was treated to a sensible, realistic acknowledgment of the… Continue reading »

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