Political theory and the like is interesting but if you want to know what really matters…

...here it is: My 20-year-old daughter Kennedy now has a big diamond ring on her finger, courtesy of the boy I call the Romeo of the Pampas, the Legendary Latin Lothario, Martin Nestares. (His name is pronounced "mar-TEEN," although I refuse to do that Spanish thing where his last name is rendered "Nestarrrrrrres.") Honestly, he's … Continue reading Political theory and the like is interesting but if you want to know what really matters…

Answer: Because the Confederacy did the same type of thing at the end of the Civil War…

Q: How do we know that Al Qaeda is losing the war in Iraq bitterly? What type of thing; suddenly changing their beliefs to suit their current needs: Zawahiri's Wife Releases Statement, Tells Women They Can Be Suicide Bombers How about that, Islamic Misogyny no longer extends to blowing oneself up. It reminds me of … Continue reading Answer: Because the Confederacy did the same type of thing at the end of the Civil War…

What kind of people steal the sign at Auschwitz?

In Ashburnham ,the town next to mine, there is a street called River Styx Road. The road sign for years was constantly being stolen. However I suspect this sign stealing has very little to do with a teenage kid putting stuff on his wall: Thieves on Friday stole the notorious metal sign hanging over the … Continue reading What kind of people steal the sign at Auschwitz?

When you’ve got them by the bucks…

...their coverage will follow: David Almasi, executive director of the National Center For Public Policy Research, kept a log of commercials aired during the ABC World News broadcast from June 24th to October 12, a period of approximately three-and-a-half months following ABC's rejection of health care-related ads from Conservatives for Patients' Rights.20 The results are … Continue reading When you’ve got them by the bucks…

I woke up just after the president’s speech this morning on “Climate change”

...once known as Global warming until some inconvenient truths caused those to change the name. On Morning Joe Scarborough is actually challenging the idea that people who are skeptical should be treated as pariahs, and Bill Press and Jeff Sacks are defending that concept with relish! Meanwhile at the conference a few interesting things are … Continue reading I woke up just after the president’s speech this morning on “Climate change”