As Rich Lowry notes, here’s hoping. . . . “Khamenei’s Jet Checked, Iran Leader May Flee to Russia” Previously: Iran Update (aka Obama on the Wrong Side of History)
Archive for December, 2009
I read some of his statements as throwing the intelligence community under the bus. Perhaps errors were made, but what will our President do to correct them? Will anyone get fired? If not, he will have failed — spectacularly. UPDATE: Blair not Napolitano? More Blair.
Because we want to live longer. See the chart. . . .
Not far indeed: Maybe, but it is more likely it would hurt Google… really nobody should begrudge them the right to keep products they’ve spent a lot of time, energy, and money building to themselves. But don’t give us this song and dance about how everything should be open and how Google is the opennest [...]
Virginia Postrel tutors the New York Times.
Steve McIntyre at Climate Audit has two new excellent updates: • Finnish TV report on ClimateGate — with English subtitles • Latest nonsense to deflect free inquiry — claims that FOI requests are hindering researchers Separately, Wired seems to have stepped into the truth regarding ClimateGate — Accept Defeat! Previously: ClimateGate Update II
Alas, what else is new — our President simply does not understand freedom and those who hunger for it. Meanwhile, the Western world clicks its collective tongue and criticizes “the violence” and the lack of respect for rights of free speech and assembly, as if that were the point. Not a single Western “leader” has [...]
Our President speaks like an attorney, not the Commander-in-Chief of a nation at war: Here’s what we know so far: On Christmas Day, Northwest Airlines Flight 253 was en route from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Detroit. As the plane made its final approach to Detroit Metropolitan Airport, a passenger allegedly tried to ignite an explosive device [...]
Baucus is an embarrassment to the State of Montana — and not just for being a drunk on the Senate floor, but also for using his position to coddle his “girlfriend.” UPDATE: The Billings Gazette shamelessly spins the article to suggest it was all the result of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy. Go ahead kids [...]
Jim Lindgren: I like my employer’s health plan. Today I learned that under both the Senate and the House bills, I won’t be able to keep my plan. . . . Those who argued that President Obama could not possibly keep that promise were accused of spreading lies and disinformation, of using “scare tactics.” Now [...]