October 31, 2003
Hindsight is 20/20

The Associated Press is reporting that a helicopter spotted the flames that would become known as the Cedar Fire and called for water drops that could have extinguished or hindered the spread of the fire in those initial hours, but the request was nixed because the call came minutes after state safety regulations barred flights. […]

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October 30, 2003
Panther problems

It's not really gloating, but I would like to point out to all of the Mac fanatics that every operating system has its problems.

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October 30, 2003
Denial isn't just a river in Egypt

Economic numbers are much better than expected, and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman cautions that this growth rate cannot be sustained. There's really little doubt that the economy cannot sustain an astronomic 7.2 percent quarterly growth in the GDP. So Krugman's not really going out on a limb, but there's also an admission in […]

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October 30, 2003
The lawsuits are starting

On Fox News' "Hannity and Colmes" a couple of weeks ago our favorite New York Times columnist Paul Krugman accused Don Luskin of being a "stalker." Luskin went on a week later and asked for a formal apology. Of course, that's not gonna happen. Well, Luskin's first salvo over the "stalker" slander has apparently hit […]

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October 29, 2003
Publicity withdrawal

Former President Bill Clinton, in an effort to keep himself relevant and in the news has taken to telling whoppers to get the media to notice him. First, Clinton has been telling anyone who will listen that he warned his successor, George W. Bush about Osama bin Laden and Bush ignored his wise counsel. Then, […]

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October 29, 2003
Mahathir and Krugman are in cahoots

In Tuesday's column, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman sought to defend himself against charges of anti-Semitism and distance himself Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Well, Mahathir let the cat out of the bag when he told reporters that Bush lied -- a theme common throughout the majority of Krugman's writings. THE President of the […]

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October 29, 2003
Fires update

When I drove into work today, I was amazed by the amazing amount of smoke as I passed through the Mira Mesa and Miramar areas. Even with the fire burning dozens of miles to the east, the smoke was so thick that every car had its headlights on -- it was as dark as a […]

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October 28, 2003
Fire update

It's ugly out there. Word in the newsroom is that Julian, a really nice little town, is in imminent danger of being wiped out by the blaze. Palomar Mountain is also being evacuated. Though the fire is apparently turning away from Escondido, the smoke there today was worse than yesterday. As I drove down from […]

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October 28, 2003
Human rights in North Korea

There are none, and that's the point. Melanie Kirkpatrick has an excellent piece on South Korea's complicity in trying to keep the evil in the North quiet.

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October 28, 2003
Bleachers

If you haven't checked out John Grisham's latest novel -- get it. Bleachers isn't one of his legal thrillers, instead it is the story of Neely Crenshaw, who returns to his hometown as the town's legendary football coach lays dying. The coach is loved for the success he brought to the small town, and hated […]

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It is now an inevitability that whatever the story, however complex its details, members of the American press will react by announcing who must be forbidden to speak going forward. https://www.nationalreview.com/2022/11/when-journalists-become-speech-police/

Rep.-elect John James (MI) and Rep.-elect Wesley Hunt (TX) are close friends and are first two Black graduates of West Point to enter Congress. They are even from the same class! Both Republicans. No surprise there have been almost zero national media profiles of either or both.

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