Archive for September, 2006

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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Just in case anyone was still under the impression that Indymedia is anything but a grand depository of paranoid freaks, idiots and assholes who were declared too stupid or extreme to gain membership in all the other whacked-out, tinfoil operations out there need only let the Instaman point you here. I was at that protest, […]

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One is quickly reminded how lucky one is to live in California when one happens to read a blog entry like this.. . um, one:   I probably shouldn’t rub this in, but temps here in Colorado Springs have been unseasonably warm all month, and looks to remain in the upper 40s and low 50s […]

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Kasparov is going up against another artificial chess opponent, this time a program that apparently can take risks in ways that more closely mimic human thought processes .   Kasparov said yesterday that the real challenge when playing as a human against a computer isn’t lack of brain power .  “The problem is emotions .” […]

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From USA Today:   And without proof that Saddam Hussein’s regime is concealing banned weapons, it may not matter what United Nations weapons inspectors say about their search of Iraq in their status report Monday to the Security Council. The majority of Europeans say they want proof Iraq has biochemical or nuclear weapons, or they […]

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The repeated urge to portray silly, baseless accusations such as oil lust or personal revenge between Bush and Saddam as some kind of sensible anti-war stance are making me less and less confident that there are currently any credible anti-war arguments out there.   What is remarkable about the coalition of churches opposing war with […]

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The Guardian quotes the Christian Science Monitor:   “Now caught between a mostly unsupportive UN security council and declining support from Americans, the president is left with a very lonely, difficult decision … Bush was not elected to rule by polls . But he would be foolish to launch war if support keeps dwindling away,” […]

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