Sunday, October 31, 2004
For real insight into the latest Osama video, it appears the Steyn fan club has it all figured out.
We are an accepting people to a fault. Why should we take “bin Laden’s “ video at face value? I keep reading blogs that talk about the video as if it proves the cretin is still alive. Does it hurt Bush, the post ers ponder. Kerry? Both? Neither?
Saturday, October 30, 2004
Mark highlights what should be considered another Liberal scandal.
The new town – Natuashish – cost taxpayers $152 million. Two years after the resettlement of the Mushuau, let us turn to our good friends at the CBC for a progress report:
The latest Osama video is the strangest piece. I don’t know what to think about it, especially since I believe that Osama’s been dead for some time now. The quote below seems to indicate that this isn’t even him speaking:
“It never occurred to us that the commander-in-chief of the American armed forces would leave 50,000 of his citizens in the two towers to face these horrors alone,” he said.
Honestly, it sounds like drivel from the Democrats. Then again, why would they “release” a video like this that will only help Bush? I am still waiting for Osama to appear November 1.
Only in Toronto would they consider building more fire and ambulance stations to get around the constantly reproducing speed bump epidemic. (The saying cut off your nose to spite your face comes to mind.)
“Nobody wants to talk to the fire department about this stuff until it’s their house on fire and their lawyers are after us about why are response time was what it was,” Cowden said.
I’ve found the speed bumps rather enjoyable in a large vehicle with good clearance and suspension, but a big heavy vehicle can sustain major damage on these nuisances.
Sunday, October 24, 2004
It’s never too early to start planning your unique pumpkin faces.
via Information junk
Monday, October 18, 2004
Buchanan says it’s time for the Republicans to rally behind their leader, no matter their differences.
Yet, in the contest between Bush and Kerry, I am compelled to endorse the president of the United States. Why? Because, while Bush and Kerry are both wrong on Iraq, Sharon, NAFTA, the WTO, open borders, affirmative action, amnesty, free trade, foreign aid, and Big Government, Bush is right on taxes, judges, sovereignty, and values. Kerry is right on nothing.
Sunday, October 17, 2004
How could I not link to Alexa’s blog?
Your blog Right On! is fabulous. Not necessarily all women. I’ve known a
few men whove had no interest in sex. Nada. Weird. I just started a blog
and I am trying to attract some readers. I was wondering if you wouldn’t
mind popping by and taking a look at it. I’m always open to comments and
You’re under Misc right now, Alexa. Let’s see if you get boosted to Must Reads.
Required viewing for all those sold on Michael Moore.
Unraveling the truth about Michael Moore and Fahrenheit 9/11
Brock has an interesting blog, and here is an interesting entry.
Proving You Can Boast Canada and Be a Right-Winger At The Same Time There are a few Americans who are attacking me over my stance on American policy. Some of them seem to have a much skewed and inaccurate view of Canada, particularily it’s economic situation. They seem to think we are an economic wasteland, and we would be no-where without the United States.
Things aren’t so bad here after all, I guess.
Saturday, October 16, 2004
From the grass is always browner dept comes this:
Your job may be crappy, but according to a report from “Popular Science” magazine, it’s probably not as bad as being an Anal Wart Researcher.
Friday, October 15, 2004
Before we blame the Brits for damaged goods, it appears we weren’t following good submarine operation procedures.
A Canadian submarine had both tower hatches opened when a wave crashed above it, filling the control room in “ankle deep” salt water 90 minutes before electrical panels exploded, crew members say.
Can there be anything any more obvious than closing all the doors on a sub, especially in a choppy sea? Sheesh.
Thursday, October 14, 2004
The 1% are probably all women.
About one percent of adults have absolutely no interest in sex, according to a new study, and that distinction is becoming one of pride among many asexuals.
Michael Coren mocks RBC’s new homosexual-friendly workplace.
You may have thought that your bank was there just to help you with a mortgage, take care of your money and give you a loan. Not quite.
Wednesday, October 13, 2004
Better have a big wallet if you dare speak euphemistically of homosexuals.
Quebec’s Human Rights Commission has ordered a used car salesman in Sorel to pay a gay man $1,000 for a derogatory comment made three years ago.
More sign of the growing Big Brother powers we’ve allowed the government to have.
LGF reports a story so pathetic that it’s hard to believe it’s true.
The Europeans, he said, were staying away as the evidence might be used eventually to put Saddam Hussein to death.
The only thing wrong with with a big surplus is it means that taxpayers are over-taxed, but paying the debt down still makes sense to me - and is a non-issue.
Opposition parties are shocked and hurt that the federal government has paid down $60 billion of what used to be one of the world’s most cumbersome public debts. Whatever. A few thoughts:
Monday, October 11, 2004
David Warren comments on the latest bombing and beheading news cycle, including this important paragraph:
But a friend, who watches TV, notes some expostulation by a CNN correspondent, who said that with the death of Mr. Bigley, the British prime minister, Tony Blair, “has blood on his hands”. This, my friend adds, is the moral and intellectual equivalent of asserting that Winston Churchill started the Holocaust. It is a judgement on events so utterly upside down as to constitute, in itself, a real evil.
Not everyone in the middle east hates Americans, reports David Frum.
Also unusual is the strong sentiment for the foreign troops protecting Kabul - especially the Americans. “Someday we want the Americans to leave - but not
now. They are friendly, they are kind and they have given us peace, May Allah bless them,” said one guy after voting. This view overlaps on the the Canadian troops and the Norweigans, German, and French too.
Strange, but the successful elections haven’t made much press in the liberal media.
And, if you don’t want to wind up in that situation, you need to pack heat and be prepared to resist at the point of abduction. I didn’t give much thought to decapitation when I was mooching round the Sunni Triangle last year, but my one rule was that I was determined not to get into a car with any of the locals and I was willing to shoot anyone who tried to force me. If you’re not, you shouldn’t be there.
Amazing that The Spec refused to publish the article (more proof the terrorists are winning in England).
Saturday, October 9, 2004
An interesting solution to our current oil dependent first world.
One thing about $53 oil - it makes people think - and innovate. Let’s just hope government doesn’t try to do anything too drastic.
Andrew Oswald, an economist at the University of Warwick, and his brother Jim, claim that to switch to hydrogen power for vehicles would require either covering half of California with with turbines or building 1,000 nuclear reactors.
Depressing comment on today’s (English) society, found here.
Interesting, as I am writing this in between church ceremony and reception of two twenty-somethings. I suppose it helps they come from traditional families.
via Family Scholars
Friday, October 8, 2004
Buchanan writes that Kerry is all over the map with his views - they seem to change by the minute.
Letting his face betray his feelings was a Bush blunder. But his sentiments are understandable, for he is frustrated almost to incoherence by the endless contradictions of John Kerry.
The media wants to simplify the reasons for being in Iraq to a purified WMD pablum. If you listen long enough you might start to believe it. David Warren reminds us of what the war is really about and why Bush must win.
It sure wasn’t about WMD hidden in Iraq—one of several public arguments for removing Saddam Hussein which, because it didn’t work out, has been hailed by our media (which once bought into the argument but has since cashed out) as the only reason.
Thursday, October 7, 2004
When are we going to give our military tools to actually do their jobs with - and survive with?