And often Stupid: Each day before the school bus comes to pick up the neighborhood’s children, Lisa Snyder did a favor for three of her fellow moms, welcoming their children into her home for about an hour before they left for school. Regulators who oversee child care, however, don’t see it as charity. Days after [...]
Archive for September, 2009
Hmmm: A 9-month international investigation into the 2008 war in the Caucasus concludes that Georgia triggered the war, but that Russia had prepared the ground, broke international law by invading Georgia as a whole and that Russia-backed South Ossetian militias conducted ethnic cleansing of Georgian civilians, according to a copy of the conclusions reviewed by [...]
After all, it’s not “rape rape”: The reaction on the left to what should be a non-controversial case of a child rapist finally being forced to face the music for his horrific crime has been nothing short of astonishing. I suppose we should be used to this kind of moral blindness from people who invented [...]
Or remain Jimmy Carter-like? It took Jimmy Carter until Christmas 1979, when the Soviets rolled into Afghanistan, to figure out that goodwill is not good enough. Let’s hope Mr. Obama learns faster how to shift from “good” to “will.” A reset, no matter how often, doesn’t change the reality inside a computer. The operating system [...]
Any other questions? “Let’s keep in mind that Roman Polanski gave a 13-year-old girl a Quaalude and champagne, then raped her.” Just remember: If he weren’t a member of the politico-artistic elite, he’d have done hard time already.
Caroline Glick — An enfeebled Obama: [A]s his speech at the UN General Assembly made clear, he is moving full speed ahead in his plans to subordinate US foreign policy to the UN. Read it all.
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The Obama “What’s ACORN?” story reminds me of the lazy New York Times story on Bush the elder and grocery scanners: One of the exhibits Bush visited was a demonstration of NCR’s checkout scanning technology, an event New York Times reporter Andrew Rosenthal turned into a chiding front page story about Bush’s lack of familiarity [...]
Max Boot asks if we have been stingy in awarding the Medal of Honor: As an Army friend of mine—Lieutenant Colonel Bob Bateman—commented: “And somehow this doesn’t rise to the level of ‘heroism, above and beyond the call of duty’? What is wrong with us? How is this not worthy of a Medal of Honor? [...]