Monthly Archives: August 2007

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Movies You Will Want to Miss

Movie Wiz Kid Jeff Otto reviews the summer movies- at Reelz Channel http://www.reelzchannel.com/article.aspx?articleId=382

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Meat that Can’t be Beat

A few weeks ago an article in the Atlanta Journal highlighted the great steakhouses in Atlanta and comparable prices. Good prime steak are generally going for $40 to $45 at Bones, Chops and Prime. Chops serves a Wagyu steak, 12…

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What We Tolerate We Teach

Many forget that the original articles of impeachment against Bill Clinton had nothing to do with lying about sex; it was about illegal campaign donations from a foreign national. The charge was treason. Now Hillary is caught in a very…

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A Slow Blog Day

Michael Vick is demonized for several weeks in the news for promoting dog fighting, yet the TV has prime time wrestling and boxing where people beat the crap out of each other. Lithuania has the highest suicide rate. Hitler was…

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The Biggest Killer Will Be …….

What will be the biggest killer in the world by 2030?a) Tuberculosisb) AIDSc) Malariad) Tobaccoe) Murder

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Harmless as an Enemy, Treacherous as a Friend

from the Orange County Register Saturday, August 25, 2007 Mark Steyn: They wait for us to run again in part as Iran reminds us, the enduring legacy of the retreat from Vietnam was the emboldening of other enemies. The forces…

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Looking Beyond the Past Failures

from Ralph Peters in the New York PostSENATOR WARNER’S BAD WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS August 25, 2007 from FALLUJAH, Iraq – Should we rob them of their victory now and enhance al Qaeda by giving them a free win? How can we…

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Who Reads More?

Apparently the American Publishers Association conducted a poll that said liberals read more than conservatives? Since it is headed by Pat Schroder, previous Democrat in the House I may be suspicious of the objectivuty of the poll, but it found…

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Better Reality

Occasionally I hold up in a hotel room in Atlanta (The Intercontinental) for a few days to enjoy some silence, read, and organize quietly. I sleep a lot, take a lot of showers and read. I even read a paper…

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The Science of Denial

Ellen Goodman has written that the deniers of global warming are on par with deniers of the holocaust. really…. is this what scientific discourse has become? Was Galileo not a denier because he said the sun did not revolve around…

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The Biggest Killer

What will be the biggest killer in the world by 2030?a) Tuberculosisb) AIDSc) Malariad) Tobaccoe) Murder ponder this – I will have the answer in a week.

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A Brief History of False Teeth

George Washington’s false teeth were made from hippopotamus and elephant ivory held together with gold springs. Before synthetic material the prefered choice was human teeth. The preffere donor was young and dead; battlefields were ideal. 50,000 dead at Waterloo were…

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Earwig Penises

The European or black earwig carries a spare penis. Scientists from Tokyo Metroplitan Museum pinched a male earwig’s rear end while the bugs were having sexual intercourse (apparently the Japanese are into that) and the when the penis broke off…

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Subprime Math

Real estate foreclosures are up over 90% since May 2006.About half of these are in 5 states: CA, FL NEV, AZ and GA-13% of the mortagage market is subprime. 14% of them are in delinquincy- meaning more than 30 days…

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Controlling Gun Control

From The AJC 8/22/07 Kennesaw, Ga achieved some notoriety 25 years ago for its ordinance to require all local citizens to maintain a firearm in their home. The City Council recently passed an ordinace forbidding anyone from carrying a firearm…

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Surfing for Peace

from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Wednesday August 22, 2007 p A7 Dorian Paskowitz, an 80 year old Jewish surfing guru donated 12 surfboards to Gaza’s small surfing community to promote peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, starting a movement called “Surfing…

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A Sub Prime Loan Can Be Better than a Prime

Apparently it isn’t only the subprime loans that are causing the fallout it is the prime loans. People have bought more home than they can afford in order to participate in the real estate boom. The default rate on the…

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How Is This War Different?

Victor Davis Hanson has a great article on how this war is so different from previous American Missions. I highly recommend the entire article at http://article.nationalreview.com/print/?q=MWZkN2FlZDY0MWZlYWMzMTExMDhkYjliNmIzYWUzNjU= The Burdens of General PetraeusNo simple mission.By Victor Davis Hanson a few excerpts But…

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Tolerating Intolerance

from National Review Online As the Washington Post’s Marc Fisher reported, University of Maryland student Mia Lazarus recently went to buy some chips and juice at the Maryland Food Collective. The clerk at this grocery and sandwich shop in the…

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