Archive for September, 2004

Re-enlist or Else

Monday, September 20, 2004 21:04 Comments Off

Face deployment to the front lines. hundreds of soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team at Fort Carson, Colorado, were presented with that message and a re-enlistment form in a series of assemblies last week, say two soldiers who refused to sign the form. According to emails received by Capitol Hill Blue this week, the [...]

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Heil to the Chief

Monday, September 20, 2004 5:46 Comments Off

A recent post of mine mentioned Philip Roth’s new Neoconservative novel, The Plot Against America. Dave Lull sent me this fun review by Amcon’s Bill Kauffman, who shreds it: Roth writes in sodden cliches: for instance, FDR

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Truckers for Fascism. College Courses for Fascism. Heil Bush!

Sunday, September 19, 2004 20:40 Comments Off

The Highway SS, er, I mean the Highway Watch is a tool of the government, to watch the rest of us and report suspicious activities, which may include such potential terrorist acts as such carrying a weighted bookmark. If you desire for your kid to do well in the area of Homeland Security 101, and [...]

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Heroic Open Source Software

Sunday, September 19, 2004 20:25 Comments Off

The great new browser that people ignore. The Mozilla browser is more secure, has far less problems, and using it cuts web-surfing crashes from a zillion to none. Why aren’t more people using it?

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More Cato Approval for Big Government

Sunday, September 19, 2004 20:15 Comments Off

The name of this conference denotes that Catoites link “monetary reform” (read: Fed manipulation) with “freedom.” The keynote speaker, Ben “Helicopter” Bernanke, is a prominent inflationist of our time. In 2002, he declared: “The U.S. Government has a technology called a printing press.” Bernanke’s objectives have long been an open book: “Of course, in lieu [...]

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Google Competitor

Sunday, September 19, 2004 8:24 Comments Off

Note Amazon’s new search engine to compete with Google. A9 requires users to download a toolbar (which, in turn, requires the Windows version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer) to store and manage their Web surfing and searching history. The service lets people erase their histories at any time — or turn off the personalization entirely and [...]

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A Politically Incorrect Miss America?

Sunday, September 19, 2004 8:17 Comments Off

And she’s from the South, too, which makes it even more so. Her gig is curing childhood cancer instead of celebrating diversity or ending poverty the world over, so how did she win? From the article, comes this hilarity about last year’s Miss America. Downs succeeds Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap, 22, an aspiring attorney [...]

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Churchill for Hitler

Sunday, September 19, 2004 7:54 Comments Off

From Aussie Tim Gillin’s blog: Michael Lind writes: “It was Churchill who, in 1937, wrote in his book Great Contemporaries,

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Sailer on IQ

Sunday, September 12, 2004 7:45 Comments Off

Steve Sailer has a very un-PC graph up on V-Dare. Overall, the IQ gaps between races, he says, are just not narrowing. if IQs are being depressed by poor nutrition, poor health, inadequate primary education, and so forth, then poor countries should catch up faster in IQ

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Things of Harley

Saturday, September 11, 2004 7:51 Comments Off

This is my guy, after the “stuff” was put on. Post-naked, that is. This is my friend Rick. He’s one of the few guys in the country that is parapalegic, and who rides a Harley. I’m photographing Rick, these days, and writing up his story. He’s got a very unusual Fat Boy, built with a [...]

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