I heard Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-CO) being interviewed on the Diane Rehm show on NPR this morning. He takes a very strong stance in favor of securing the southern border and clamping down on illegal immigration. I must say that everything he said I agree with - and it also agrees with everything I have [...]
Archive for November, 2005
Some of you may have read my essay on achieving peace between nations. Rudy Rummel, a Professor Emeritus at the University of Hawaii, spent his career refining the idea of Democratic Peace. This is the idea that democracies don’t go to war with each other. Thus, once all countries are democratic, world peace will finally [...]
The rush to make plans for a withdrawal from Iraq is misguided. It is understandable that people want to reduce American causalities, we all want this. But we are still in a war, and there are right ways to end wars and wrong ways. Consider some examples.
We invaded Germany and Japan and ended dictatorships there. [...]
Now I fully understand where the term moonbat came from.
Via Outside The Beltway:
A woman drunkenly tried to open a plane’s emergency exit door during a flight so she could have a crafty cigarette. Sadrine Helene Sellies, 34, took sleeping tablets with alcohol before the take-off because she was terrified of flying.
First, I don’t like the word feminism. It reminds me of bra-burning radicals from the 60’s. Likewise, I would not like an ideology either whose main goal was to promote the interests of white males. I just don’t like the idea of groups being ideologically hell-bent on advancing the interests of one particular race, gender, [...]
Foods available to the Pilgrims for their 1621 Thanksgiving:
FISH: cod, bass, herring, shad, bluefish, and lots of eel.
SEAFOOD: clams, lobsters, mussels, and very small quantities of oysters
BIRDS: wild turkey, goose, duck, crane, swan, partridge, and other miscellaneous waterfowl; they were also known to have occasionally eaten eagles (which “tasted like [...]
Enjoy your Thanksgiving, eat yourself silly!
Our family tradition is to go to my wife’s sister’s house. She and her husband do all the main cooking, and they always get it perfect. This is my favorite meal of the year. My family starts thinking about it a week ahead of time.
The core items we will [...]
Madonna has a new album that is #1 on the charts. I have not heard any songs from it. But in general, I am curious what Madonna’s real voice sounds like, as I discussed here.
I am not a Madonna fan. This is the woman who does fake masturbation, and simulated sex with others, on stage. [...]
Ever wonder whatever happened to feminism? It is all explained here.
Here is a new blog, Camp Katrina, worth checking out. From the About page:
The military’s primary responsibility will always be to win victory in battle, but we do much more than just kill people and break things. Camp Katrina is proud to highlight stories of our armed forces’ humanitarian efforts here and around the world. [...]