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Archive for August, 2012

Eastwood RNC address: It’s past halftime in America, and time to change quarterbacks

Rumors are that Clint Eastwood is flying to Tampa to be the “mystery speaker” in the open speaking slot at the Republican National Convention. I have no way of knowing if that is true, and if it is, precisely what he’s going to say. That allowed, I hope it’s an update of his “Halftime in […]

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Israeli court rejects civil suit from Saint Pancake’s parents

Leftist terrorist collaborator Rachel Corrie was accidentally killed by an Israeli bulldozer in 2003 as it demolished homes concealing weapon smuggling tunnels between Egypt and Gaza. Her parents filed a civil suit against the Israeli military, which a court has now rejected: An Israeli court on Monday rejected a lawsuit brought against the military by […]

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Who’ll stop the rain?

Hurricane Isaac is grinding against Louisiana (80MPH winds, crawling in at 8 MPH), and I’m worried that the failure to evacuate New Orleans is going to lead to a lot of avoidable deaths from flooding as the nearly stalled storm creeps through the area, dumping in excess of 20 inches of rain. It has the […]

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David Brooks… comedian?

New York Times token conservative David Brooks is someone I’ve typically taken as a dry, boring, and utterly conventional thinker, the kind of of GOP pundit a grandfather would read aloud in a print edition to the other guys in the barber shop at 5:00 AM to find something to argue about. This morning, however, […]

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Anarchist terrorist group caught after murdering two of their own

The called themselves F.E.A.R., primarily because D.E.L.U.S.I.O.N.A.L. was too challenging a word to make into an acronym. Nonetheless, the quartet of military misfits managed to murder two people they suspected of ratting them out to police before they were arrested: Army soldiers formed a militia group in Georgia that plotted to overthrow the U.S. government […]

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