Monthly Archives: March 2008

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Is Obama Girl Good for the Campaign?

A sight called Media Curves rates public response to publics speeches and ads. You can watch Obama Girl slither and sing and then see the public reaction. See the video and the responses here. I question how the auduence is…

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Congress Votes Today on the Other Refugees

March 31, 2008Congress to vote on Jewish refugees today Peggy Shapiro excerpt The U.S. Congress is poised to expand the issue of refugees to acknowledge, “Jews living in Arab countries suffered human rights violations and were made refugees.” On February…

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Hoist With His Own Petard

March 31, 2008Superdelegates another Dysfunctional Liberal FixBy J.R. Dunn excerpts The most striking thing about the Democrat’s superdelegate fiasco is how typical it is of liberalism. If modern liberalism — the style of liberalism that has existed since FDR’s New…

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Why I have No Fashion Sense

“Gisele Bundchen says she’s perfectly happy with them all (currencies), denying reports that the Brazilian supermodel is shunning the weak U.S. dollar in favor of European currency.” But can anyone explain how designers could possibly think that even a supermodel…

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Winning Existential Wars

1945 to 2008: A Lesson From Dresden by Eliav Bar-Hai, INNposted on Israpundit- see recommended sites the article in full HKO summary It is a mistake to call our conflict a war on terror. It is a war against nations…

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The Politics of YouTube and the Internet

The Web was commonly thought to be the modern tool of progressive polticians to reach the young voters. Modern successful candidates would be come more ‘web appealing’ like John Kennedy was the first candidate to use the TV decisively in…

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The Rest of Clinton’s Bosnia Story

From Peggy Noonan in the WSJ Online- “Getting Mrs. Clinton.” The article.Some sarcasm at its best…. What struck me as the best commentary on the Bosnia story came from a poster called GI Joe who wrote in to a news…

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The Capital Grille

I took the domestic goddess to the Capital Grille in Atlanta for her birthday last week. It was a last minute decision and we had no reservation. As is her necessary habit she inquired about gluten free items. The waitress…

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Protesting from Glass Houses

The Muslims in the world are upset over the movie Fitna. Under threats some sites have removed the film but you can see it here at Pat Dollard’s sight.It is strong (about 15 minutes). Kudos to Pat Dollard for making…

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Even Handed and Disproportionate

These words are politically correct code words for those who refuse to refute the murderous terrorism of the Palestinians and the various agencies who continuously seek the destruction of Israel. The users of these phrases find no terrorist act that…

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Fountain of Juice

Normally it would have to be a slow blog day to write about a lunch, but the pressed lamb sandwich at the Fountain of Juice on Vineville next to the ChiChesters drug store was an Emeril Legasse, Food Network, somewhat…

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Gilbert Gottfried as Sam Adams?

Ok, so it may be bad casting, but I am also having a bit of hard time getting used to seeing Paul Giamatti as the second president in the HBO miniseries based on McCullough’s book. Some of the other characters…

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NOW I like the Electoral College

After Hillary won her Senate seat and George W. Bush won the presidency due to the electoral college, Hillary decried the decision and proposed the EC be done away with and the President be decided by the popular vote. NOW,…

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Junque Yard Dawgs

Our scrap yard, Macon Iron, Inc. , has sponsored a competition for scrap scultpture for several years. This year the subject was Junque Yard Dawgs. See the entries here. There is some real talent there.

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How Will Bush Be Seen in the Future?

Defending or even praising the state of affairs in Iraq and the Middle East is like arguing whether mustard based or honey based bar-B-Q sauce tastes better on a turd. But ‘World War IV’ by Norman Podhorertz makes a solid…

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Is It Change You Want?

The Democrats promised change when they took the Congress over in 2006. From American Thinker’s Jared Harold (article ) here is some of the change you got: Up:Gasoline up from $2.19 to $3.35 or 53%Unemployment up from 4.5% to 5%…

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Financial Polygamy

Neslon Schwartz and Julie Creswell write of the events leading to the financial meltdown the Fed is facing in today’s New York Times in an article appropriately titled, “Who Created This Monster?” A few summary points: It is beyond subprime.…

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Could You Be A Chumaphobic Saniped?

I am a student of words and a fan of the Urban Dictionary. I have five words that I have originated including my most recent; chumaphobic. You can probably guess the meaning. You can see my other words on Urban…

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The Dollar, Oil, and Pizza

High oil prices create a demand for ethanol which uses corn. The weak dollar makes American products cheaper overseas. Wheat is thus exported and the domestic prices have to increase to attract wheat products to stay domestic. As acreage shifts…

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Purim- Old and New

The Jewish Holiday of Purim commemorates the deliverence of the Jews 600 years before Christ, from annihilation at the hands fo the Persian advisor to the King, Haman. Today modern Persia, Iran, and the modern Haman, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, threaten the…

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