Monthly Archives: June 2007

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

The Scrap Movie Review- Live Free or Die Hard

Growing up in the scrap business we see the world a little different. Occasionally I will judge movies by how much scrap metal was generated in the story. The 4th in the Bruce Willis Die Hard Collection is “Live Free…

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Time to Fix Their Own Mess

June 25, 2007fromMore Middle East Madnessby Victor Davis HansonTribune Media Services And after the multifarious failures of Yasser Arafat, the Assads in Syria, Muammar Gaddafi, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Saddam Hussein and other corrupt autocrats, many have, predictably, retreated to fundamentalist…

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The Israel Georgia Connection

I had the good fortune to have lunch with a few Maconites and the Israeli Consul General for the Southeast United States , Reda Mansour. I learned more information about the situation in the middle east from him in 40…

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Intellectually Sicko

I have found Michael Moore’s films and viewpoints intellectually dishonest, intentionally misleading, factully incorrect, and at best shallow and woefully biased. From Front Page Magazine online Sick-OutBy Jacob Laksin FrontPageMagazine.com June 26, 2007 Rather than confront the complexities of the…

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A Fracture in the Wall Between Church and State

Jun 25 2007 10:13AM Associated Press Justices bar ordinary taxpayers from suing over White House faith-based programSupreme Court (AP) The Supreme Court has ruled that ordinary taxpayers can’t challenge a White House initiative that helps religious charities get a share…

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Increasing the Chance of War

From Today’s OpinionJournal Monday, June 25, 2007 12:01 a.m. EDT Winds of War Iran is making a mistake that may lead the Middle East into a broader conflict. BY JOSHUA MURAVCHIK A large portion of modern wars erupted because aggressive…

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Three Soldiers, Six Days, and Forty Years

Few pictures have captured the emotions of the Israelis after the Six day War like the picture on the left. The soldiers were reunited at the same site 40 years later. For details about the soldiers and the photographer and…

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How to Recognize Anti Semitism

for a better copy of this and other ADL ads on the insane British Boycott go to: http://www.adl.org/boycott/boycott_ads.asp#web Tips to Marty Carter for the ad.

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Fighting Fanatics

from the New York PostWHY HAMAS WONUGLY IMPLICATIONS FOR IRAQ by Ralph Peters Our problem is that, of those who rise in government, few have witnessed the power of revelation or caught a life-changing glimpse of the divine. They simply…

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A Potential Boom for Satellite Radio?

The right wing talk radio celebrities are paranoid that the rising Democrats in power or a President Hillary would invoke some form of the ‘Fairness Doctrine’ in an effort to restrict the rhetoric on the AM airways. Such a doctrine…

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The Victims of our Puppets

From Der Spiegel Online June 21, 2007HAMAS OPENS DOORS OF NOTORIOUS PRISONA Visit to Fatah’s Torture ChamberBy Ulrike Putz in the Gaza Strip The headquarters of the Fatah-controlled security force in Gaza have been open to the public since last…

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Defending Ahmadinejad

The House approved a resolution for the United Nations Security Council to charge Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with violating the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and the United Nations Charter because of his…

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The Past that Never Was

FromReactionary AmnesiaThe good ole’ days in the Middle East.By Victor Davis Hanson in National Review Online Our present policy, however poorly managed in postbellum Iraq, arose as a reaction both to the do-nothingism of past administrations, which, by general consensus,…

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Hindsight Does Not Hide Bias- a review of ‘Second Chance’ by Zbigniew Brzezinski

Just read Second Chance by Zbigniew Brzezenski, Carter’s National Security Advisor He grades the last three Presidents- Bush 1 gets a ‘B’, Clinton a ‘C’ and not surprisingly W gets an ‘F’. The author has the brilliance of hindsight, but…

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Hate Speech from the Left

from Media Watch http://www.mediaresearch.org/welcome.asp “If there is retributive justice,” Senator Jesse Helms ” will get AIDS from a transfusion or one of his grandchildren will get it.” Nina Totenberg from NPR, Broadcaster of the Year in 1998 “I hear about…

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Useful Idiots

June 14, 2007Murder in GazaWhy Israel and not Fatah is demonized.by Bruce ThorntonPrivate Papers Posted at http://www.victorhansen.com/ see recommended sites. In Gaza the fighting between Fatah and Hamas has escalated to the point of all-out civil war, replete with dead…

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Kitty and Shecky- Dead or Alive?

Ever get into a discussion that asks if a celebrity is dead or alive? God bless the Internet. There is a site that will get you the answer quickly. http://www.deadoraliveinfo.com/ Tips to my bride. Kitty Carlisle just died on 4/17/07…

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A Time to Reap

Watching the corrupt and the intolerant devour each other in Gaza, an American can not help but appreciate the importance of a system of law and order with the authority and the power to enforce the law. It is the…

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For Tenths of a Celsius

from OpinionJournal’s Political Diary 6/14/07 “As someone who lived under communism for most of his life, I feel obliged to say that I see the biggest threat to freedom, democracy, the market economy and prosperity now in ambitious environmentalism, not…

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