August 8, 2007
Foolish FISA

Before they charged out of Washington, D.C., for their August recess, the House and Senate passed a temporary (six-month) fix to the ridiculousness which has become FISA. Recently a federal FISA judge ruled that communications between two foreign, non-U.S. persons, that merely pass through a piece of electronic equipment in the United States require a […]

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August 8, 2007
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August 8, 2007
Petraeus can't be trusted

Several weeks ago, radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt interviewed the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus on the situation in that country and the "surge." Andrew Sullivan, who was once sane, decried that decision by the general. If I were eager to maintain a semblance of military independence from the agenda […]

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August 8, 2007
The lies about denial

Newsweek magazine has a lame article on human-caused global warming in its latest issue. It starts out with the discredited story that the Competitive Enterprise Institute was "bribing" scientists to come out against global warming. There's no need to really read the article, you've heard it all before: Global -warming deniers are funded by big […]

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August 8, 2007
I thought unions were supposed to improve wages

This is supposed to be a feel-good story, but there's a big question that goes without much notice. A homeless Miami man who hadn't spoken to his family in nearly two decades was found Friday, after his family made public their effort to track him down and present him with a $50,000 inheritance. Randy Chapman, […]

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August 8, 2007
Where do they pick up the forms?

The headline says it all: China tells living Buddhas to obtain permission before they reincarnate So, has the Chinese bureaucracy set up shop in whatever the Buddhist reincarnation waiting room is?

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