Monthly Archives: April 2008

Lebanese Hottie Causes Islamist Uproar

There are some days I’m not sure which is less tolerant: the Reality Based Community or the Religion of Peace. Today is for the RoP. A raunchy Lebanese singer is causing controversy in Bahrain, where she is due to perform for the first time. All but one of the members of the Gulf kingdom’s Islamist-dominated […]

9/11 Pentagon Memorial Takes Shape

Washington Post The metal for Zoe and Dana Falkenberg was just under 3,000 degrees, glowing in heavy, black cauldrons that hung from the ceiling on cables and huge iron hooks. Workers at MetalTek International, a foundry 30 miles south of St. Louis, had finished the memorials for all the other victims, and they had saved […]

Global Warming Today: AGW Just A Theory

Well, if the Climahysterics want to talk about consensus…… A majority of readers are not convinced that enough evidence exists to support claims that the earth’s temperature is rising and dramatic impacts will follow. Global warming is “pure theory,” said 138, or 35 percent of the 388 responses to the latest Business Pulse Survey, the […]

Port Authority 68% Responsible For WTC Bombing Upheld

Simply unbelievable A state appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the Port Authority was liable for damages caused by the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, because it knew about but chose to ignore “an extreme and potentially catastrophic vulnerability that would have been open and obvious to any terrorist who cared to investigate and exploit […]

FactCheck Fact Checks The Latest DNC Smear Ads

I wonder why Barack NMN Obamessiah hasn’t told the DNC to stop running the ads? He is Mr. Hope and Change and a different type of politician who doesn’t engage in the negatives, right? At least that is what he tells us. The latest ad is playing on a special entry page for, the official […]

Indiana Identification Law Flashback

‘Memba this? On the eve of a hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Indiana Voter ID law has become a story with a twist: One of the individuals used by opponents to the law as an example of how the law hurts older Hoosiers is registered to vote in two states. Faye Buis-Ewing, 72, […]

Someone’s Getting Hurt By Global Warming

Looks like the Climahysterics are on a witch hunt (h/t Blue Crab Boulevard) By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting and teaching 70 graduate students who now populate the National Hurricane Center and other research outposts, William Gray turned a city far from the stormy seas into a hurricane research mecca. But now the […]

Obamessiah Denouces Wright, Will Soon Pretend He Doesn’t Exist

From Ben Smith’s Blog In Winston-Salem, Obama sharply attacks Reverend Jeremiah Wright and the substance of his remarks yesterday, a far sharper disavowal than he gave in Philadelphia last month. The core of his message: That Wright was not only offensive, but the polar opposite of Obama’s own views and politics. “I have spent my […]

Oh, Those Peaceful, Law Abiding Muslims In France

Washington Post, skipping past the “let’s humanize Muslims” paragraphs This prison is majority Muslim — as is virtually every house of incarceration in France. About 60 to 70 percent of all inmates in the country’s prison system are Muslim, according to Muslim leaders, sociologists and researchers, though Muslims make up only about 12 percent of […]

Global Warming Today: North Pole Ice Free! Run Away, Run Away!

No, seriously, that is what is being pushed now You know when climate change is biting hard when instead of a vast expanse of snow the North Pole is a vast expanse of water. This year, for the first time, Arctic scientists are preparing for that possibility. “The set-up for this summer is disturbing,” says […]

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