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LASER-INJURED PILOT ON DELTA FLIGHT?

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2004 11:05 PM

Just heard Washington Times reporter Bill Gertz tease a disturbing story on FOX News a few minutes ago. He said he’ll have a piece in the paper tomorrow about a Delta flight to Salt Lake City, Utah, that was diverted last week when a laser penetrated the cockpit. He reported that the pilot was injured […]

THE HEAD-CHOPPERS MEET THE HAND-CHOPPERS

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2004 09:45 PM

The Washington Times reports on an alleged meeting between suspected al Qaeda operative Adnan Shukrijumah and the savage El Salvador-based gang, Mara Salvatrucha: A top al Qaeda lieutenant has met with leaders of a violent Salvadoran criminal gang with roots in Mexico and the United States — including a stronghold in the Washington area — […]

THE CAUSES OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY

By thisistwitchy  •  September 28, 2004 11:14 AM

Mike Fumento has a new article about the link between childhood obesity and television. He cites a number of scientific studies, one of which estimates that almost a third of childhood obesity could be eliminated if TV viewing were reduced to an hour or less per week. For a different angle, see Mary Eberstadt’s new […]

Do you have better health care today than you did five years ago?

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2004 06:26 AM

Daily Kos discusses a Families USA report asking whether families have better health care today than they did four years ago. The report cites all kinds of grim statistics, such as rising health insurance premiums and an increase in the number of Americans without insurance. My health insurance is much less generous than it was […]

HOW MUCH MOBILITY IS THERE IN THE BLOGOSPHERIC ECOSYSTEM?

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 28, 2004 06:03 AM

In the LA Times, former blogger Billmon writes that bloggers have sold out. His thesis is that “[a]s blogs commercialize, they are tied ever closer to the mainstream media and its increasingly frivolous news agenda.” I was particularly interested in his argument that “a charmed circle of bloggers” is gaining “larger audiences and greater influence,” […]

HEADLINE OF THE DAY

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 27, 2004 02:18 PM

Washington Times: Mexican official seeks open border Which prompted one poster on Free Republic to respond: How come he can’t find it? Everybody else in his country can. Here, courtesy of the Eggle family, are some photos in case the government official, the Mexican Foreign Ministry’s institutional liaison for northern border affairs, needed some direction: […]

JOHN KERRY’S GUN SMOKE

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 27, 2004 02:10 AM

Oh, my Gawd. The story in the New York Times about John Kerry’s Chinese assault rifle fraud is so pathetically funny that I have to quote it in full (my comments added): No Assault Rifle for Kerry, After All By JODI WILGOREN Published: September 27, 2004 Senator John Kerry’s campaign said yesterday that Mr. Kerry […]

MEET DIANA KERRY

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 26, 2004 12:18 PM

Katherine Mangu-Ward at the Weekly Standard covers the blogs that have been covering Kerry’s crazy expat sister in Australia.

AND NOW, A FEW NICE WORDS ABOUT THE CORPORATE MEDIA AND IDEOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 26, 2004 10:38 AM

Question: What do the following talk radio hosts have in common? – John and Ken, KFI Los Angeles – Bill Handel, KFI Los Angeles – Barry Young, KFYI Phoenix – Liddy and Hill, KFYI Phoenix – Tom Sullivan, KFBK Sacramento – Roger Hedgecock, KOGO San Diego – Peter Boyles, KHOW Denver – Mike Rosen, KOA […]

AND NOW, A FEW

By thisistwitchy  •  September 26, 2004 10:38 AM

Question: What do the following talk radio hosts have in common? – John and Ken, KFI Los Angeles – Bill Handel, KFI Los Angeles – Barry Young, KFYI Phoenix – Liddy and Hill, KFYI Phoenix – Tom Sullivan, KFBK Sacramento – Roger Hedgecock, KOGO San Diego – Peter Boyles, KHOW Denver – Mike Rosen, KOA […]

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