Earlier today I watched the recent Adam Sandler flick "Punch Drunk Love." By way of a review, let me say: "I'll never get those 90 minutes back. Wasted."
Kay S. Hymowitz has a delightful story in City Journal about nutjob author and filmmaker Michael Moore. It's long, but worth a read.
The San Diego Union-Tribune's liberal columnist, James Goldsborough, had a piece in Thursday's paper on the controversy surrounding the BBC, Tony Blair and the allegation that the British politicos "sexed up" the intelligence on Iraq. Earlier this month, the apparent source for the BBC piece, David Kelly committed suicide. Who does Goldsborough blame this on? […]
The San Diego Union-Tribune has an excellent piece of reporting in today's paper on the bungling Border Patrol that led to the death of Oceanside Police officer Tony Zeppetella. For almost seven years, U.S. immigration officers struggled to keep Adrian Camacho out of the country. Four times they ordered him deported to Mexico because of […]
Uday (left) and Qusay Hussein The United States military killed two of the most depraved, brutal and disgusting human beings on the face of the Earth. After asking them to give themselves up, the brothers Hussein decided instead that they would rather be pushing up weeds. (Daisies wouldn't grow over their graves.) However, that doesn't […]
But I predicted this. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said Thursday he plans to ask the California Supreme Court to ease the state's budget gridlock and free up money for schools by ruling that a simple majority of lawmakers can pass a spending plan. The petition, expected to be filed early next week […]
California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley, this evening, announced that counties had verified about 1.3 million signatures, far more than the approximately 900,000 needed to qualify for a special election to recall Gov. Gray Davis.. I think this is a mistake -- but it's a mistake that Gray Davis and the Republicans, by putting up […]
No, I'm sure that never occurs anywhere in America. Except California. Except for today. SACRAMENTO – Unaware that a live microphone was broadcasting their words around the Capitol, Assembly Democrats meeting behind closed doors debated prolonging California's budget crisis for political gain. Members of the coalition of liberal Democrats talked about slowing progress on the […]
Following in the footsteps of his colleague Maureen Dowd, Paul Krugman, in today's New York Times column corrects an error he made one week ago in his column. As I noted at the time, Krugman opened his column with the statement:"More than half of the U.S. Army's combat strength is now bogged down in Iraq..." […]