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Maureen Dowd writes this week about the right-thinking members of her family. Check out this e-mail she says her brother, Kevin, who lives here in my neighborhood (Montgomery County, Md.), sent out after the election: People often ask me why President Bush inspires such passionate support. My brother Kevin, a salesman who lives in Montgomery […]
In her latest rant, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd writes that America is heading back to the Dark Ages, as the Bush Administration rushes to replace science with religion: W.’s presidency rushes backward, stifling possibilities, stirring intolerance, confusing church with state, blowing off the world, replacing science with religion, and facts with faith. We’re […]
The quotable Mrs. Heinz Kerry (or is she back to Mrs. Heinz?) deserves a 2004 best soundbite list all her own: Shove it! Down, down, down! Our guys weren’t so black and so big. Ted Kennedy I don’t trust either. Well, you know, I don’t know Laura Bush. But she seems to be calm, and […]
Reader Richard Morton points me to a Centers for Disease Control web page that provides updates on the incidence of the flu. So far this season, the flu has been mild. As of November 20, 2004, CDC says there has not been a single pediatric death in the entire U.S. arising from flu or influenza-like […]
Tim Layden’s inspired choice gets my vote.
Even the Swedes and Dutch have had it with unrestricted immigration.
Man, 24, accused of stabbing relatives who criticized his table manners: A man was charged with stabbing two relatives after they allegedly criticized his table manners during Thanksgiving dinner. Police said the fight broke out Thursday when Gonzalo Ocasio, 49, and his 18-year-old son, Gonzalo Jr., reprimanded Frank Palacious for picking at the turkey with […]
Right now many public officials and newspaper editorial boards are debating whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is too lax in its oversight of drugs such as Vioxx. However, this New York Times story about an experimental Parkinson’s drug is a good reminder that some patients–especially those with serious health problems–are willing to accept […]
Tonight, ABC News will air a controversial report on 20/20 about the Matthew Shepard murder. The crux of the segment is that Shepard’s killers may have been motivated by money and drugs rather than hatred of gays. One of the killers, Aaron McKinney, was himself bisexual, according to information provided to ABC News by two […]
Thanksgiving blogservations… Robert Spencer of JihadWatch gives thanks that no major terrorist attack has occurred in the U.S. since Sept. 11, 2001. BlackFive is thankful for American GIs; so is Marvin Olasky. Jen Martinez is thankful for our Special Forces. Scrappleface reports that Maryland has renamed Thanksgiving “Lucky Thursday:” Faced with the constitutional prohibition against […]
My Thanksgiving column is here. Hope you all have a wonderful holiday tomorrow. At the risk of offending the p.c. police, God be with you!
Republican Dino Rossi has won the gubernatorial recount in Washington State. Sore-losing Democrats, who thought beleaguered attorney general Christine Gregoire was going to coast to victory, are preparing to demand not only a hand recount–but also a second full recount as well. Get all the lowdown at Sound Politics. This one looks like it will […]
I will let the excellent responses to this open borders op-ed in the Wall Street Journal speak for themselves.
Move America Forward has launched an ad campaign calling for the expulsion of the U.N. headquarters from the U.S: Americans must demand our government remove the United Nations from our borders and cease serving as the major financial supporter of an organization that has veered from its original purpose. The United Nations was originally founded […]
FYI: Am scheduled to be on FNC’s Hannity & Colmes tonight to talk about airport security gropes and gripes, something I’ve had a lot of experience with over the past two weeks. More later…
Great story here about a trio of medics, Sgt. Jessica Fisher, Sgt. Kristen Pagel and Sgt. Angela Magnuson, serving soldiers and civilians in Iraq. God bless them all! (Hat tip: Chuck Simmins)
Too many black people are dependent on the Democrats for handouts and racial preferences. Black politicians depend on the Bush haters for financial resources enabling them to gain office. Black civil rights organizations are beholden to liberal foundations. The bottom line of all of this is that he who pays the piper calls the tune […]
Lots of readers are asking me to comment on the Virginian-Pilot’s decision to drop my syndicated column. The most amusing thing is that the paper’s decision was news at all. I’ve been nationally syndicated for five years now, and papers come and go routinely. I’ve been fortunate over the years to have gained far more […]
Reuters reports on despicable acts by United Nations peacekeepers in the Congo: The United Nations is investigating about 150 allegations of sexual abuse by U.N. civilian staff and soldiers in the Congo, some of them recorded on videotape, a senior U.N. official said on Monday. The accusations include pedophilia, rape and prostitution, said Jane Holl […]
From Fox News…Students Free to Thank Anybody, Except God: ANNAPOLIS, Md. � Maryland public school students are free to thank anyone they want while learning about the 17th century celebration of Thanksgiving � as long as it’s not God. And that is how it should be, administrators say. Young students across the state read stories […]
Headline: Mexico seeks greater ties with Iran mullahs Meanwhile, President Bush forges ahead with his amnesty award package for Mexican President Vicente Fox. Whatever happened to that “You are either with us or against us” stuff? (Hat tip: Jim)
The Young America’s Foundation has a helpful new list of the top 10 conservative colleges: * Hillsdale College * Grove City College * Franciscan University * Indiana Wesleyan University * Thomas Aquinas College * Harding University * College of the Ozarks * Liberty University * Patrick Henry College * Christendom College More details here. Wish […]
Newsmax recently noticed that Hillary Clinton is starting to play up border security and illegal immigration: More than any other leader of either political party, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton has been focusing on the issue of immigration reform and border security – taking hard-line positions that appeal to frustrated Republicans in a move that […]
Last week, I noted the MSM’s abysmal treatment of minority conservative politicians. Today, the Grand Rapids Press came through with a fair and balanced profile of one of the minority Republicans I highlighted, Vietnamese-American Van Tran: GRAND RAPIDS — The memories still are a blur for Van Tran. He was 10 when he landed in […]
John Little at Blogs of War highlights spiteful Dems reacting to a Houston jet crash. (The plane was en route to pick up former president George H.W. Bush.)