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Well, that is a common error – among progressives

Back in the 1920’s and 30’s a common science fiction theme was the time traveler who killed his grandfather. But if the protagonist killed his grandfather, he would not exist, therefore he could not have killed his grandfather. OMG – … Continue reading

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The Media Is Gloating

A preacher predicted “the day of rapture” for the umpty umpth time. It did not happen. Of course it did not happen. The Book says “no man knows the day nor the hour,” so predicting that is a foreordained miss. … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Theory

It’s Sunday, January 23rd, and sure enough there’s another theory about Obama’s no-show birth certificate. Hillbuzz has the story at the link, but essentially the theory is that Obama was born in Hawaii but the name on his birth certificate … Continue reading

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Glasses Problems

If anyone is wondering – I have a serious case of glasses-itis, and I hope to be able to see the 1/2 point type on most web pages by Friday. And get back to my usual irregular posting as soon … Continue reading

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EVER WONDER WHAT ENGLISH SOUNDS LIKE TO NON-ENGLISH SPEAKERS

We have all noticed the Chicano couple talking at four hundred miles a second; the Oriental talking at beyond light speed, and so on. Have you ever wondered just what spoken English sounds like to those people? Here’s a chance … Continue reading

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THE RESTORE HONOR RALLY

Moonbattery has a fairly extensive series of closeups from Glenn Beck’s Restore Honor Rally. Click here and scroll down for the graphic details. Here is an great interview with Alveda King, Martin Luther King’s niece, who spoke at the Rally: … Continue reading

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NEEDS MORE GREASE PAINT. AND COWBELL

Senator Al Franken (ACORN Mn) is caught reprising his old Saturday Night Live act. Unfortunately, he seems to have lost his writer: And his makeup artist. And his way. Perhaps a little vuvuzela would have added to the performance: Stranger

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MY DESK LOOKS LIKE BUCKLEY’S

David Harsanyi has been collecting photos of the desks of various leaders, writers, etc on his personal blog I will have to admit my desk looks much like William F. Buckley’s. Stranger

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GOOD POINT, BUT

With a sweep of the Stetson to Instapundit for the tip, I see Roger Simon has warned House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer that he has reaped the whirlwind by subverting democracy. While the intent is clear, Hoyer and the Dimocrats … Continue reading

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KEEP AN EYE ON CHILE

The Haitian earthquake was a puppy compared to the Chilean tremblor. If you look at the tube, you will see uncontrollable looting as desperate people try to obtain tonight’s mean for themselves and their family. That is barely the tip … Continue reading

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