Monthly Archives: July 2007

Iraq’s Dead – Based On A True Story

My wife once asked, "What does 'based on a true story' mean?" I told her it means that, quite possibly, absolutely nothing in the film she was about to see was actually true, that when she saw, "This is a true … Continue reading

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Is That A Quran In Your Toilet, Or Are You Just Happy To See Me?

I almost lost my mind while watching O'Reilly yesterday, but don't worry, that happens every time I watch him. The reason for this particular episode had to do with the Pace University student who has been charged with a "hate … Continue reading

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Mr. Pelosi, You Represent Your Party Exquisitely

Despite the upbeat news from Iraq of late and the flaming liberal confirmation of it in the New York Behind-The-Times column, there was Harry Pelosi today on the floor of the Senate talking about rescuing "our brave troops" from "this intractable … Continue reading

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“But… but, what if we don’t lose… ?”

As I'm sure you know, violence solves virtually everything, so the biggest news in recent days is not that things have changed in Iraq, we knew that already. No, the big news was that Maliki is so furious with General David Petraeus … Continue reading

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Malaysia, Truly Aphasia?

Malaysia – The government has warned it could use tough anti-terrorism laws against bloggers who insult Islam or the country's king. A suspect may be detained indefinitely, without being charged or put on trial. "But officials insist the law is not … Continue reading

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How Do You Spell Relief?

Some people will be relieved to hear that next year, we are cutting the number of National Guardsmen on the border by 50%. Other people will surely be relieved to know that a new Pew Poll shows a big drop in … Continue reading

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A Conversation With The Wife About Cultures

Me: "What would possess an American… an AMERICAN to admonish us not to judge other cultures because were not perfect ourselves… self-loathing?" Wife: "Guilt?" Me: "Maybe." Wife: "And yet they CAN"T STAND the color of their kitchen…" Read and post … Continue reading

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