Monthly Archives: January 2012

Murderers of the Fogel family in Israel are Heroes


U.S warmongers who urinate on dead Taliban heroes are war criminals. According to this article, Palestinian television aired an interview with the relatives of the Fogel family murderers earlier this month, praising the two cousins convicted with the brutal attack … Continue reading

Posted in Appeasement, Border closings, Cultural differences, Empathy, Fogel Family, Freedom, Impeachment, integration into society, Israel, Jews, Murder, Palestinian heroes, Political Correctness, Politics, Religion, Role Models, Satire, Society, Urination | Tagged , | 22 Comments

Confesssion: I did Not watch the SOTU last night


I had three good reasons: there wasn’t enough rum, it was past my bedtime and our dogs, fearing for what little remains of my sanity, wouldn’t let me. However, I have read much of the commentary and based on that … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Elections, Global Warming, History, Humor, Limitation on Authority, Nonsense, Obama, ObamaCare, Opinion, Politics, Republicans, Satire, Sleep, SOTU Address, State of the Union, the Basics, United States | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Let’s all vote for President Obama.


There are excellent reasons! Trust me — Obama supporters told me and they must know. Sadly, our appreciation of President and Mrs. Obama has not kept pace with reality and we have disappointed them. As Michelle said to Oprah in … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Appeasement, Church of Global Warming, Criticism sessions, Elections, EPA, Freedom, Gingrich, Global Warming, Government reliance, Humor, Laura Dekker, Luxury, Military, Money, Mormonism, Nonsense, Obama, Oil, Peace, Politics, Republicans, Romney, Satire, Society, TEA Groups, Teenager sails solo aroung the world, Torture, United States | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Pursuit of Environmental Perfection is the Worst Enemy of the Merely Good


Idiocy begets idiocy. This article I was asked to write for PJ Media was published today.¬† It is about the closure of an oil refinery in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin islands, and the implications of that and similar events for … Continue reading

Posted in Ahmadinejad, Chavez, EPA, Freedom, Idiocy, Oil, Oil refinery, Opinion, Politics, Regulations, Society, United States, Venezuela | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Success is Great!


If at first the jerks try to stop you, try again. Laura Dekker, a then thirteen year old young lady from the Netherlands, had long wanted to sail solo around the world in her twenty-six foot sailboat Guppy.¬† Although delayed … Continue reading

Posted in Cruising, Government and individual choices, Laura Dekker, Meddling, Sailing around the world, Teenager sails solo aroung the world | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Enlightened self-interest and international relations


In theory, it may beat commonly praised alternatives. But to what extent can we rely on it in practice? Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell¬†(1872 – 1970) was a British mathematician and philosopher. He wrote prolifically in both disciplines … Continue reading

Posted in Appeasement, Bertrand Russell, Chamberlain, Conservatives, Cultural differences, Culture, Democracy, Douglas Adams, Food for North Korea, Freedom, Golden Rule, History, Ideology, Internet, Iran, Islamic rage, Islamist rage, Kim Dynasty, Korea, Korea speculation, Military, North Korea's nukes, Obama, Opinion, Peace, Political class, Politics, Regime change, Religion, Russia, Society, Stalin, U.S.S.R, United States | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Should politics and foreign policy affect our military justice system?


The military justice system demands justice for our troops, not revenge upon them to curry favor with others. The video of U.S. Marines who apparently urinated on Taliban corpses has gone viral and not only the Islamic world is watching. … Continue reading

Posted in Appeasement, Army, Clinton, Freedom, History, Ideology, Islamic rage, JAG, Judges, Justice, Korea, Law, Marines, Military, Military justice, Obama, Opinion, Politics, Religion, Torture, United States, Urination | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments