davidl on March 20th, 2011

Oh Baby Where’s My Viagra Award, from Ann Althouse: A feminist milestone: Our male President has been pulled into war by 3 women. It’s the opposite of the Code Pink idea that women bring the peace. How long have I heard this feminist plaint: If only women had the power, we would have peace, not […]

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davidl on March 6th, 2011

Religion of Peace: (AINA) — A mob of nearly four thousand Muslims has attacked Coptic homes this evening in the village of Soul, Atfif in Helwan Governorate, 30 kilometers from Cairo, and torched the Church of St. Mina and St. George. There are conflicting reports about the whereabouts of the Church pastor Father Yosha and […]

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davidl on February 2nd, 2011

Coherence from Cohen, some sobering questions from Richard Cohen no Egypt, from the Washington Post: Egypt’s problems are immense. It has a population it cannot support, a standard of living that is stagnant and a self-image as leader of the (Sunni) Arab world that does not, really, correspond to reality. It also lacks the civic […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2010

Peace, real, lasting peace, is not a product of disavowing war, or thinking peaceful thoughts. Nor is it the product of negotiated settlements. Peace is the product of winning the war brought against you, with sufficient force to prevent any ideas of trying it again. Examples: World war II was the direct result of the […]

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davidl on November 28th, 2010

Religion of Peace, Tim Fought and Nedra Pickler, Associated Press: PORTLAND, Ore. – A Somali-born teenager plotted “a spectacular show” of terrorism for months, saying he didn’t mind that children would die if he bombed a crowded Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, according to a law-enforcement official and court documents. Give an infidel sanctuary, and instead of […]

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davidl on November 26th, 2010

Religion of Peace: Islambad, Pakistan (CNN) — Two prominent Pakistani Muslim leaders threatened Wednesday to call for nationwide protests if the president pardons a Christian woman sentenced to death for insulting the Muslim prophet Mohammed. “If the president pardons Asia Bibi, we will raise our voices across the country until he is forced to take […]

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davidl on April 24th, 2010

Chicago Way is a two way street, from John Kass, Chicago Tribune: It’s no secret that some in journalism get offended when anyone dares mention that the president was involved in Chicago politics. But the filing is not only a legal document, it’s a political message from Blagojevich to Obama. So allow me to translate […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2010

Mrs Clinton still stuck on stupid, Telegraph(UK): The US Secretary of State urged “bold leadership” from all sides to resolve one of the world’s most intractable disputes. Speaking at a dinner attended by the ambassadors of Israel and several Arab states, Mrs Clinton urged Israel to “refrain from unilateral statements and actions” that could undermine […]

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davidl on April 8th, 2010

Obama ponders destruction of the State of Israel, David Ignatius, RCP: WASHINGTON — President Obama is “seriously considering” proposing an American peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to two top administration officials. “Everyone knows the basic outlines of a peace deal,” said one of the senior officials, citing the agreement that was nearly […]

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Eric Florack on March 29th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble IT’S LAW, ALREADY….SO WHY ARE THEY STILL TRYING TO SELL OBAMACARE? That’s a question that a reader asked me in email just recently, noting that advertisements (Paid for with tax dollars?) are still trying to sell us […]

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davidl on March 27th, 2010

Obamafada, Meryl Yourish: So, the man who proclaimed to AIPAC that he had a “strong commitment” to the “unbreakable bond” between Israel and the United States is leading a full-court press to force Israel to yield to The One’s indomitable will. Let us review: The Cairo speech: The United States does not accept the legitimacy […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2010

White House flood of misinformation, Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review: Talking Points Memo, living up to its name, is providing the White House’s talking points on health care. Obamacare is to be voted on amid a final orgy of misinformation. Are the Obami sane? Israel announces plans to build new housing in her capital.  The Obama […]

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davidl on March 15th, 2010

Standing up to the abortion industry, Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit: IN KNOXVILLE, black pastors complain about abortions. You don’t see this kind of thing much. Maybe you should.  Planned Parenthood’s business is killing babies and they move in a a black neighborhood in order to kill black babies. How will the Obama administration react to a […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2010

Bitsblog reminder: Spring ahead, lose an hour of sleep, NASDAQ: The U.S. and much of Canada will move to daylight-saving?time from standard time on Sunday, when clocks will be moved forward by one hour. Regular items transmitted from these countries will appear one hour earlier in terms of Greenwich?Mean?Time (GMT). Not to worry, you’ll get […]

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davidl on January 28th, 2010

Thoughts on J.D. Salinger,  Catcher in the Rye, from Pat Austin, And so it goes in Shreveport: J. D. Salinger was not my favorite author ever, but I’m sorry he has died. I teach Catcher in the Rye to my students each year and they really like it. I used to teach A Separate Peace […]

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