Month: June 2005

Words of One Syllable Dept.

Words of One Syllable Dept.

Perspectives – Newsweek Periscope – MSNBC.com: “He ate half of her.” Chesapeake Bay waterman David Johnson, on what happened (after a failed mating attempt) when he put a bilateral gynandromorph—an extremely rare half-male, half-female crab that he and a colleague had found—into a tank with a normal female

Islam’s intent

Current Affairs

So much for Islam being the religion of peace. All Things Conservative: Iran’s New President Issues A Challenge: Iran’s New President Issues A Challenge From the Times Online: IRAN’S ultra-conservative President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, threw down a challenge to the West yesterday by declaring that his election victory marked the dawn of a new Islamic revolution that would spread around the world. “Thanks to the blood of the martyrs, a new Islamic revolution has arisen and […]

Redefining our terms, Wednesday edition

Current Affairs / Ephemera

OK, here we have the testimony of a person, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam, who actually did undergo torture. He helpfully stacks up his own experiences with that which the Lefty Moonbats (if I may use such a colorful term for such strident, serious people) are calling “torture.” GM’s Corner: The Radical Left, The Left and The War On Terror: “On the first of June [1969…ed.], I was put in a cement box […]

Speaking out

Current Affairs

I’m still new enough to Judaism that today’s rampant antisemitism leaves me slack-jawed and wordless. So I find places where others (Solomonia this time) say what I mean better than I am able to at the moment. Solomonia The cold-shoulder approach that the Israel-rejectionists have exercised since Israel’s founding, and particularly since 1967, has been the chief and most visible (and legitimate) justification for every Israeli “unilateral” action since. You can’t negotiate anything with people […]