The Egypt Situation: A Distinction Without A Difference?

The uprising and turmoil in Egypt presents a serious dilemma for many. It could be considered a distinction without a difference. But I do see difference, somewhat. Mubarak is a secular dictator. Oh, he has the title of President, but the truth is he’s a dictator. He has outlawed the very dangerous Muslim Brotherhood and …

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Look! A Right-Wing Terrorist! Oops, Nevermind

That guy with the explosives going to blow up a mosque in Detroit? Yeah, he used a Mohammedan name and he spent time in prison for threatening to kill … President Bush back in 2002. Man Arrested Outside Dearborn Mosque a Convert to Islam, Also Threatened to Kill George W. Bush This story just keeps …

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Harry Reid Declares Social Security “Off The Table”

The most successful social program in the history of the world is Social Security. Unfortunately it appears that it’s become the official position of the Republican Party to privatize and dismantle Social Security. They’re using scare tactics, saying the program’s in crisis and on the verge of bankruptcy. That is a myth and it’s not …

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Wrestler Expelled For Wrestling Wrestler During Wrestling Practice

And he had criminal charges filed against him. They were eventually dropped, but still… And he’s still expelled for not committing a crime and not bullying. From Right Wing News (HT Pursuing Holiness): Tell the Clovis School Board to bring back Preston Hill to school with a welcoming assembly, a written and public apology, and …

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I guess that I’m just an unsympathetic bastard

We saw part of ABC’s World News Tonight this evening, when a story came on about how college students are under just so much stress these days, and that fewer of them describe themselves as mentally happy. My first thought was that if you think college is stressful, try having to work for a living. …

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“We Didn’t Know”

“We didn’t know!” Practically an entire nation said that about what was going on within their own nation. Within miles of their own homes. Practically out in the open. Because they didn’t want to know. A whole nation of “plausible deniability.” How could this have happened? What turned so many people into such monsters? What …

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This Aint Gonna Sit Well With The Hateful Liberals

Hot Air put this in its “Headlines” section: Focus group: Americans see Palin as more sincere and believable after watching speech A new national study among 1,437 self-reported Democrats, Republicans and Independents revealed that Americans indicated that Sarah Palin was more sincere and believable after viewing her speech in response to the shootings in Tucson… …

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