Hoy: Carter "worst ex-president" ever

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The best thing that can be said about President Jimmy Carter’s administration is that it was only four years long. The best thing about Carter’s ex-presidency is his work with Habitat for Humanity. Just about everything Carter has done since he was booted out of the Oval Office in 1981 on the international stage has […]

A primer for the anti-Christian conspiracy theorists

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Kathleen Parker had an informative column in Sunday’s Union-Tribune Insight section — the headline says it all: “Christians have differing world views.” Among paranoiacs who see a Jerry Falwell or a John Hagee in every burning bush, U.S. support for Israel isn’t about protecting the only healthy democracy in the Middle East, but about advancing […]

Reuters' shame

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If you haven’t been reading the blogs over the weekend, you missed a serious blow-up at the Reuters news agency. (Michelle Malkin has a helpful, link-filled post here.) One of Reuters’ freelance photographers in Lebanon submitted at least two photos to the news agency, which then sent them out over the wires, that were Photoshopped […]

Where are the conspiracy theorists?

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Local congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) and Tom Davis (R) raised a ruckus last week over the possibility that the Interior Department may have covered-up some incompetence (or something more serious?) that resulted in billions of dollars in profits for oil companies. Here’s the AP article. A Bloomberg version is here. From the Bloomberg version: The […]

Blogging resumes

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I’d apologize for the lack of blogging over the past few days, but you get what you pay for. I’ve been feeling seriously miserable with some sort of bug — stomach cramps, fever, nausea — and I blame global warming … or Mexican food.