What is W thinking? WASHINGTON – President Bush on Thursday sought to calm an uproar over an Arab company taking over operations at six major American ports, saying “people don’t need to worry about security.” Under a secretive agreement with the administration, a company in the United Arab Emirates promised to cooperate with U.S. investigations [...]
Archive for February, 2006
My Sister sent along this ridiculous (but, alas, true) item from Indiana (yes, Indiana!): In November, U.S. District Judge David Hamilton banned prayers during Indiana House proceedings from mentioning Jesus Christ or endorsing any particular religion. Fortunately, Representative Mike Sodrel (R-Ind) comes out swinging: U.S. Rep. Mike Sodrel, R-Ind., wants to take away federal judges’ [...]
More from the warriors of the Religion of Peace — Hamas: We will drink the blood of the Jews. Sweethearts. For more Religion of Peace updates, keep your eyes on Little Green Footballs.
Yes, I’m a music snob, and proud of it. Jonah Goldberg doesn’t get Rap either (or the those who claim to be rebels, but are simply dime a dozen and do what everyone else does): But I do think I understand marketing and public relations, and I am astounded by the naïveté of young people [...]
Charmaine Yoest remembers: When I was pregnant with my last child, who is now two, my doctor asked me if I wanted the test for Down Syndrome, which wasn’t very reliable two years ago, but had to be done at the 11-week mark. Puzzled, I remarked that that was a little odd to have such [...]
But don’t Swim with Ted. More VP history courtesy of Professor Bainbridge. UPDATE: Jessica’s Well has fun with Michelle Malkin’s Clowns of The Left.
Drudge and Stephen Spruiell catch a creative editor at The New York Times. Sources tell DRUDGE that the original story filed by Lipton did not contain the sentence about Bush being on vacation and that it was added by an editor. The White House is seeking a retraction. Spruiell notes a pattern.
Michelle Malkin explains via Diana West: We need to learn a new word: dhimmitude. . . . Dhimmitude is the coinage of a brilliant historian, Bat Ye’or, whose pioneering studies of the dhimmi, populations of Jews and Christians vanquished by Islamic jihad, have led her to conclude that a common culture has existed through the [...]
Hugh Hewitt notes a missing tribute from the Super Bowl. ThirdWaveDave asks questions: TWD: Does the NFL decide on what activities take place pre-game, half-time, ect? MH: The NFL controls everything. But there are a couple issues the network has a say in. TWD: Why was there no tritbute to our military at this year’s [...]
Glenn Reynolds points to a New York Observer report that the editorial staff of the New York Press has walked out after the paper’s publishers decided not to print The Cartoons. I agree in principle with Hugh Hewitt and Joe Carter and Jim Geraghty, et al. I am particularly fond of this Evangelical Outpost passage [...]