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Interesting Polling Data on Candidate Characteristics

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

There's a couple of things that flummox me, here. Resistance to electing an older candidate to be President -- about 60% said they'd be unlikely to vote for an older candidate -- I can understand. The Last older President we had showed signs of dimentia before leaving office and later ...

A Flip-Flop Democrats Can Like?

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

When the Iraq Study Group report came out, the administration didn't think much of it. One of the things they liked least about it was its suggestion that America open talks with Iran and Syria to discuss ways in which they would help bring peace to Iraq rather than fueling ...

Wildlife refuges lack means to survive

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Wildlife refuges are in trouble, according to this Los Angeles Times article. While budgets rose sharply from 1997 through 2004, budgets were cut for 2005, raised only slightly for 2006 and remain flat for 2007 (for a graphic representation, click the link marked "click to enlarge" under the graphic entitled ...

Marine Biologists Credited Global Warming

Monday, February 26th, 2007

for making their job much easier. Looking down 2,800 feet into the icy water -- a comparatively shallow depth -- [scientists] found fauna usually associated with seabeds about three times that deep, in places where the creatures must adapt to scarcity to survive. There were blue ice fish, with dorsal fins ...

Questionable ethics and political ineptitude…

Monday, February 26th, 2007

Not a good combination for a politician

“It’s worthwhile if we win,”

Sunday, February 25th, 2007

"But to sacrifice, there's got to be a purpose. And if we don't win, then our sacrifices are going to be in vain." "Good luck and Godspeed[.]"

Chanting “We love Jesus” is offensive

Sunday, February 25th, 2007

if it's done by basketball fans at a Catholic school and they are playing against a school with Jewish students. PC Police gone too far or genuinely offensive? After all, Jesus was a Jew and so were the first Christians. Now "We hate Jews!" would have been offensive. "Christ-killers!" would ...

Rats think outside the bun!

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

The people of New York aren't the only ones that love the food at Taco Bell, So do the rats. I'll have one Rodent Quesadilla to go.

Why the Western press’s decision not to publish the Muhammad cartoons was wrong

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

and Why it Matters: kow-towing to militant Islamists leads to a generalized ignorance. It has been going on for decades, it seems, in academia, the one place where the pursuit of unvarnished truth should reign supreme but where, rather, liberal applications of white-wash are the norm.

“Setting an exact timetable for a withdrawal from Iraq…

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

would be playing right into the enemy’s hands,” Mr. Bush said. “By going with JetBlue, our enemy will have no idea when we’re leaving.” To emphasizes his point, Mr. Bush added, “And neither will we.” Now THAT'S funny!

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