Archive for June, 2008

Why Men Don’t Write Advice Columns

Monday, June 30th, 2008

(HT: Neal Boortz) Dear Walter: I hope you can help me here. The other day, I set off for work leaving my husband in the house watching the TV as usual. I hadn’t gone more than a mile down the road when my engine conked out and the car shuddered to a halt. I walked […]

What Say You, CAIR?

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Ahmed Mohamed and Yousef Megahed — Indicted on carrying explosive materials across state lines and additional charges. We’ve been following this case for a long time (see links at bottom), and now one of the “really naive kids” with “fireworks” (according to CAIR) has agreed to plead guilty to providing material support to terrorists. As […]

John Roberts on Gitmo

Friday, June 13th, 2008

(Hat tip: K-Lo) Chief Justice John Roberts on the Gitmo decision: So who has won? Not the detainees. The Court’s analysis leaves them with only the prospect of further litigation to determine the content of their new habeas right, followed by further litigation to resolve their particular cases, followed by further litigation before the D. […]

Government School Gulags

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

We love a good laugh, and our wonderful, government schools are a joke that just keeps on giving. Not content to propagandize mind-numbed “students” and never missing an opportunity to explore the limits of zero-tolerance, zero-thought policies, government schools are now applying their humorless, jack-booted oppression on poor saps who make the mistake of going […]

Democrat Brags about Tyranny

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

His face had the expression which, these days, was the mark of an honest man: an expression of bewilderment. He was looking at his companion, trying hard — conscientiously, helplessly, hopelessly — to understand. His companion was younger and shorter, a small man with lumpy flesh, with a chest thrust forward and the thin points […]

Teaching Math Since the 1950’s

Monday, June 9th, 2008

(Hat tip: David) 1. Teaching Math In 1950’s A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Math In 1960’s A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80. […]

Karl Marx would have signed Kyoto

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

The Carbon Curtain: Having lived much of his life in a nation once ruled by communists, Klaus (Czech President Vaclav Klaus — editor) recognizes a tyrannical ideology where elites trample on individual freedoms for the greater good when he sees one. Speaking Tuesday at the National Press Club to introduce the English version of his […]