Archive for April 6th, 2006

An article in the International Herald Tribune describes Saddam’s supposedly fearsome “Special Republican Guard” units, a cadre of about 15,000 apparently fiercely loyal security troops from Saddam’s own tribe, and run by his younger son Qusay. Underestimating one’s opponent in war can be didtrous, but I really think the article portrays these units both a […]

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.or simply, “In Our Name.” A wonderful response to the self-righteous and pretentious “Not In Our Name” group. Remember that online petition for divestment from Israel? After a few hundred “pro” signatures, the thing was flooded by literally thouands of people signing only so they could deride the thing as idiotic in the comments section. […]

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The CalPundit has a good post about modern education in the US, specifically concerning geography, and the sorry state of (I can’t link to the particular post, apparently because of a typical Blogger server fart, but it’s a Nov 16th post) . He describes some of the more cuddly enviro and PC topics that litter […]

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