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Monthly Archives: May 2006

A Lawsuit I Can Support

GI’S BIG FAT SUIT VS. MOORE By JENNIFER FERMINO A double-amputee Iraq-war vet is suing Michael Moore for $85 million, claiming the portly peacenik recycled an old interview and used it out of context to make him appear anti-war in “Fahrenheit 9/11.” Sgt. Peter Damon, 33, who strongly supports America’s invasion of Iraq, said he [...]

Unions: Protecting Jobs For The Lazy And Incompetent.

I’m 56 years old, have lived all over the world and have dealt with organized labor in all those countries. There was only one occasion that I can recall where the union, actually a local “works council” in Germany, was more interested in performing the job they got paid for than they were in protecting [...]

Should We Start Addressing Them As “Your Highness”?

Congressman Tried to Hide Papers, Justice Dept. Says Judiciary Committee Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R-Wis.) said he wants Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III to appear “up here to tell us how they reached the conclusion” to conduct the raid, which Sensenbrenner called “profoundly disturbing” on constitutional grounds. [...]

Two Great Memorial Day Columns You May Have Missed

The Troops Have Moved On – New York Times ContraCostaTimes.com | 05/27/2006 | Celebrating those who chase evil, give safe harbor to liberty

Double Steyn

Gingrich revolutionaries turn into arrogant elite Jerusalem Post | And now, the Latino Jihad

Showing ID To Vote Is “Unreasonable”?

The NYT, predictably, is upset that people might be asked for ID when registering or voting. Block the Vote – New York Times Protecting the integrity of voting is important, but many of these rules seem motivated by a partisan desire to suppress the vote, and particular kinds of voters, rather than to make sure [...]

Bright, Effective and Crooked

Target of F.B.I. Raid Had a Hard Path to Capitol Hill – New York Times [E]ven as Mr. Jefferson built a reputation as one of Louisiana’s brightest, most effective leaders, a less flattering view began to emerge, one signified by his nickname in political circles, “Dollar Bill.” Early in his career, as a state legislator, [...]

Great Moments In TV News

Gay..Blind..It’s so hard to tell the difference. From James Lileks

Sure Thing, Vincente

Mexico’s Fox Urges Fairness for Immigrants We wouldn’t want to be unfair, so let’s just treat illegals in this country like Mexico treats illegals there?

The Bastard!

Libby Told Grand Jury Cheney Spoke of Plame Vice President Cheney was personally angered by a former U.S. ambassador’s newspaper column attacking a key rationale for the war in Iraq and repeatedly directed I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, then his chief of staff, to “get all the facts out” related to the critique… I can see [...]