June 29, 2006
Our treaty with al Qaeda

The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 today that al Qaeda is a signatory to the Geneva Conventions -- seriously. Terrorists who wear no uniform and purposefully target civilians are covered by the Geneva Conventions. What's troubling is that the Court did this in the face of the Detainee Treatment Act passed by the Congress in December. […]

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June 29, 2006
He'd hate the headline

A U.S. Marine recruiter who was "featured" in Michael Moore's "documentary" was killed in Iraq. The headline: 'Fahrenheit 9/11' Marine killed in Iraq Not included in this short wire story (a longer version is here) was an anecdote about Staff Sgt. Raymond J. Plouhar that brought a smile to my face. Raymond Plouhar said that […]

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June 29, 2006
Live by the sword

The Supreme Court yesterday let stand the vast majority of the Tom DeLay-engineered gerrymander of Texas. The GOP gerrymander had undone a Democrat gerrymander that resulted in Texas sending a Democrat majority to the House of Representatives in a state where nearly 60 percent of voters voted Republican and every statewide office was held by […]

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Yet another example of how antigunners would prefer more gun-related deaths if the alternative is a pro-gun group getting some bit of credit for reducing them.

A cartoon that teaches kids gun safety is offensive now? I don't think any TV network carries Eddie Eagle. Only way a https://twitter.com/Jonas_EJ/status/1574423613121470470

Jonas Edwards-Jenks @Jonas_EJ

"Founder @shannonrwatts of @MomsDemand asserts that Eddie Eagle is 'a propaganda tool, similar to Joe Camel in marketing cigarettes to kids.' Her critique is painfully plausible." https://www.texasobserver.org/firearms-children-youth-market-nra/

Makes me embarrassed to be a 'scientist', whatever that means anymore

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