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Tony Blair has the right idea.   “I’m going to grab Jaques Chirac by his collar and shake him like one of our nannies until his stupid frog ass falls into line!”

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Susan Sarandon is upset. It appears she’s being called “anti-American” because, as she put it, “I ask questions.” Ooooh . Can’t you just feel that cold biting wind of oppression chilling your bones as we speak? What with her bold question-asking, and the practice of taking any dissenting voice and squashing it like a bug […]

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It’s often said in the Blogosphere, describing an absurd situation, that “Life imitates the Onion.” Well, this story blows the Onion out of the water. “Iraq to chair U.N. disarmament conference” Yup.

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Note: This is part 3 of a continuing series of my experiences in PoliSci 137B, taught by A.J. Gregor. For previous the previous entry, see archives. Today: pre-industrial society and the Industrial Revolution. Gregor was upfront about the absurdity of trying to cover the whole of the IR and its effects on the world in […]

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See, this is where I give my thoughts on the State of the Union address. Hmmm. I don’t like speeches. Rather, I don’t like watching them. Just let me scan the text at my own pace, thank you, without having to sit through the slow, direct cadence of speech and the laborious applause after every […]

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File this (via Instapundit) under “Shocked –shocked!-.”   The ad… was created by the group Not In Our Name, which has purchased similar ads in other papers around the country. A box at the bottom of the ad asks readers to send donations to an organization called the Bill of Rights Foundation. “We suggest a […]

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Jonah Goldberg writes in the Corner about how the war will be seen when Saddam has gone the way of doznes of other shitty despotic human beings and the jubilation has subsided.   . .   He goes on to say that nations currently opposing the war, such as Germany for example, are worried that […]

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Bill Whittle gets his groove on. Another remarkable, exhaustive essay. Come for the essay, but stay for the decidedly dishonest Chomskyean critiques offered in the comments section.

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With all the public policy experts that exist in Hollywood, I’m starting to wonder why we don’t just move the capital there and let all our problems be hewn away by the deep-thinking minds that make their living being good looking and reading the words someone else wrote. The latest celebrity to try to show […]

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I’m currently rereading the Communist Manifesto for PoliSci 137B . Even if you can Doublethink yourself into ignoring the screaming, real-world facts that the greatest number of people murdered in the 20th century were killed under the Marxist banner and those that were left standing were given a malfunctioning, decrepit, stagnant society for their trouble, […]

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