Archive for August, 2004

Defending the Neocons

Tuesday, August 24, 2004 17:59 Comments Off

Over at Brainwash, Tim Carney is getting fired upon by neocon apologists Anthony Gancarski and Jeremy Lott. Look at Lott’s comments as he quibbles over dandelions in a vast forest. Does every article ever written about neocons really need to once again define neoconservatism, and explain, again, the Straussian philosophy and agenda? Must we always [...]

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All Hail Price-Gouging

Tuesday, August 24, 2004 4:38 Comments Off

Hurricane Charley, as with every natural disaster, has brought forth the Economic Ignorants. Roderick Long on Econ 101.

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The Nation

Tuesday, August 24, 2004 4:35 Comments Off

The Nation has a new, lefty commercial on its website, however, the anti-Bush stuff is pretty good. Especually the Pinocchio nose.

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Geeetars and The Instrumental

Sunday, August 22, 2004 8:03 Comments Off

Libertarian blogger Billy Beck has loaded some of his original music up to his blog. Listen to it. What awesome stuff. I am enjoying this as I blog here. But then again, I am very partial to music instrumentals. I became an instrumental aficionado in high school, when I discovered the Ventures and Duane Eddy, [...]

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Dream Cruisin’

Saturday, August 21, 2004 7:53 Comments Off

Today is it. Detroit’s world-famous, Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise, the greatest classic car cruise in the world. Here’s a cruise map. Earlier, we had the Gratiot Cruise (South), the Gratiot Cruise (Middle), and the Gratiot Cruise Mt. Clemens (North). I live two blocks off of Gratiot, the famous eight-lane, East Side cruising strip. The classic [...]

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“Stop. Don’t touch. Leave the area. Tell an adult.”

Saturday, August 21, 2004 7:28 Comments Off

Good Heavens. Once again, the NRA tries to make everyone happy. Since 1988, the National Rifle Association, in part hoping to avert more stringent gun control laws, has underwritten a child-based approach called the Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program that uses various age-appropriate activities to teach children safe ways to behave when they encounter a gun. [...]

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Leave Pete Rose Alone!

Saturday, August 21, 2004 7:21 Comments Off

Now it’s the IRS up his nose. Poor Pete – will it ever end?

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All-American

Saturday, August 21, 2004 6:54 Comments Off

Flag shirt, hot dog, checkered flag, Coca-Cola, french fries, and a white picket fence…..all at the Steele County fair in Minnesota. What could be more American? (Photos by me.)

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A Candid Portrait

Thursday, August 19, 2004 22:53 Comments Off

A classic shot of my nephew Stevie:

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Kiddies

Thursday, August 19, 2004 22:28 Comments Off

I’ve been away on a business trip, and hence, no blogging this week. However, my trip took me near family, where I was able to combine business with pleasure. I photographed my nephew-Godson at a county fair, along with an unidentified girl who has absolutely stunning blue eyes.

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