Ed Morrissey says we are watching the re-run. What have the African nations done about this disaster? Typically, nothing. They just held a conference where the leaders of Zimbabwe’s neighbors applauded and feted Mugabe, even while talking sotto voce about the need for change. The Southern African Development Community has shown themselves to be cowards [...]
Archive for August, 2007
Why boys join gangs. “You don’t start off as a killer,” said a 19-year-old gang leader, “but you get bullied on the street. So you go to the gym and you end up a fighter, a violent person. All you want is for them to leave you alone but they push you and push you.”
Glenn McCoy: And another good one from McCoy:
I have not read any of the Harry Potter books yet, but likely will. Mark Krikorian urges caution from Christians willing to label Potter satanic. Noted Christian political blogger La Shawn Barber is not into the occult, and enjoys her hobby.
More nonsense at our universities: Many minorities actually belittled me for suggesting that the school should evaluate them on the content of their character rather than the color of their skin. I wonder if I had quoted Martin Luther King’s speech verbatim if they still would have accused me of having a racist, “white perspective.” [...]
Going after Fred Thompson’s wife. Ed Morrissey asks: Exactly when will the Post start recounting the sexual history of Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Edwards, and Tipper Gore?” And Bill Clinton (sorry, that was just too easy).
Charles Johnson notes how The Left likes to pretend some things they say can be erased from history, and muses: Imagine, if you will, the reaction among LGF’s admirers on the left if I started deleting topics and comments wholesale. UPDATE: Digging deeper.
Classic Rupert Murdoch: Here’s the money quote, or quip, a reference to the liberal New York Times’ publisher: “I won’t meddle any more than Arthur Sulzberger does.” And: “I just think The Journal needs a little more urgency.”
Fire in the belly. And Romney never backs down against Antique Media. This is about twenty minutes, but the best is in the last five minutes. This is an adult, and I want an adult in the Oval Office. Before watching the twenty minute interview, watch this sixty second ad “Ocean”: Now, the fireworks: UPDATE: [...]
Michelle Malkin notes a curious Saturday night adventure outside Charleston, South Carolina: Goose Creek – Berkeley County police pulled over a vehicle in a routine traffic stop near Meyers Road and Highway 1-76 around 6 p.m. The vehicle with Florida tags was driven by two men of Middle Eastern descent. Inside police found explosive devices. [...]