Archive for August, 2007

Global Warming, NASA Style

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

Yeah, it’s a bit old, but we’ve got to mention this story for the sake of GW completeness. We refer, of course, to the story of a Canadian blogger who analyzed NASA’s temperature data and — whoops! — discovered an error that transforms the temperature data for the last decade and knocks the infamous “hottest […]

It’s HOT out there. Get creative.

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Houston man rigs household air conditioner to his car. From Texas Man Rigs Car With Household Air Conditioner: Faced with exorbitant costs to fix a car air conditioner, Scott Dawson was literally left to his own devices. After finding out he would have to pay $1,200 to fix his car’s AC, Dawson, 26, rigged a […]

The Academization of Journalism

Friday, August 10th, 2007

If you read only one essay today, make it this one at powerline: “William Katz remembers: Stop the presses! Just kidding.” William Katz discusses the impact of academia on journalism since the sixties due to the influx of college grads. It’s an indictment of the MSM’s disconnect with reality and the blind elites in ivory […]

Truth or CAIR?

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Ahmed Mohamed and Yousef Megahed — Arrested in South Carolina for possessing pipe bombs (made from materials purchased at WalMart.) They were near the Naval Weapons Station, located in Goose Creek, South Carolina, and claim they were driving to vacation at a North Carolina beach for Mohamed’s birthday. Both are students at the University of […]

A Disgrace to Baseball

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Attacking the First Amendment, Part II

Monday, August 6th, 2007

“Alms for Jihad” is the latest target of Saudi Sheiks who are using British libel laws to censor American authors and destroy their books. Kudos to Stanley Kurtz for sounding the alert on the latest case of libel tourism — the use of foreign libel laws to censor American authors. The current case involves the […]

Attacking the First Amendment

Monday, August 6th, 2007

Robert Spencer at the YAF

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Yesterday we noted that CAIR was trying to shutdown Robert Spencer’s speech to the Young Americas Foundation (YAF) scheduled for today. Well, they have failed miserably. Michelle Malkin is covering the speech. Check it out. Here’s a sample from the beginning of Spencer’s speech: Robert Spencer: They say in the letter that I am a […]

CAIRorists Try to Censor Speech

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

“CAIR can go to Hell and they can take their 72 virgins with them.” That’s the response from Jason Mattera of the Young America’s Foundation (YAF) to the censoring, jihadi-lobby group CAIR (Crazy Ass Islamic Radicals) on the CAIRoristic threat to shutdown a speech by Jihad Watch founder Robert Spencer. The YAF received this CAIR […]

The Ethanol Scam

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Politicians are high on turning corn into fuel – but ethanol not only hurts the environment, it’s also one of America’s biggest political boondoggles. Illustration by Victor Juhasz. (Source) (Hat tip: Larry Kudlow, the Corner.) Rolling Stone magazine has an excellent article on the political boondoggle that is Ethanol. Check out “Ethanol Scam: Ethanol Hurts […]

The Obama / Jimmy Carter Ticket

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

*** Scroll for Updates *** Obama Debate Comments Set Off Firestorm: Barack Obama’s offer to meet without precondition with leaders of renegade nations such as Cuba, North Korea and Iran touched off a war of words, with rival Hillary Rodham Clinton calling him naive and Obama linking her to President Bush’s diplomacy. Older politicians in […]