Daily Archives: November 6, 2008

Brigade In Iraq Will Deploy Out 6 Weeks Early

Wait, things are going well in Iraq? The Surge is fulfilling its intentions? Holy Cow, Cartman! Gen. David H. Petraeus has decided to reduce the number of U.S. combat brigades in Iraq from 15 to 14 about six weeks earlier than planned, as a result of dramatically lower violence there, Pentagon officials said yesterday. Underpinning […]


The Gipper: Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect […]

AGW Today: One Group Of Lemmings Dying Out

Terrible, terrible news Once famous for their numbers, Norwegian lemmings are disappearing, say scientists, who point an accusing finger at global warming. The hamster-like rodents burst forth in massive numbers from their sub-Arctic homes every three to five years in a frantic search for food. The mad dash sometimes causes them to race over clifftops […]

Illegal Sent To Slammer For Sexual Assault

Just molesting 13 year olds that Americans won’t A 33-year-old illegal immigrant from Sheboygan (Wisconsin) was sentenced Monday to four years in prison for molesting a 13-year-old girl, a sentence more than double that recommended by prosecutors. Jose G. Lemus-Rodriquez pleaded no contest to a felony count of second-degree sexual assault in September, and in […]

Are You Ready For Sharia Finance In The USA?

Nope, that title is not a joke. And it is not that far off. Charging that principles of Islamic law are being introduced in the United States by stealth, critics on Thursday will protest outside a U.S. Treasury Department seminar on shari’a-complaint finance. Although this is not the department’s first “Islamic Finance 101” seminar, it comes […]

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