Monthly Archives: March 2010

A great, great, great general

More talk about a run for the White House. But this: Registered as a Republican, the general has told friends that like many senior military figures he hasn’t voted for several elections in a bid to preserve his independence. But … Continue reading

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Amen

Billy Beck: I don’t give a runny shit about the prospect of Republicans’ political profit at the polls: they can all go to hell unless and until they swear their lives, fortunes and sacred honor to ridding me of these … Continue reading

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The New Plantation

The House passes the health care bill. Forcible political sodomy by zombies. But why speak rashly at such a wonderful moment.

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Facebook

Good bloody hell that’s an inflammation of…something. It’s like being tied to the railroad tracks of memory as the freight train of karma rolls over you.

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Whittaker Chambers meets Vince Flynn

That would be the historical nutshell description of Corpse in Armor.

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The novel is a counterterrorism thriller

But I did a couple of things that violate the unofficial rules of the genre. Although mysteries are often first person narratives, thrillers generally are not. So I went with a first person narrative. Mysteries also often have women as … Continue reading

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‘Corpse in Armor’ is available

It isn’t for sale yet on Amazon. That will take a few more days. But it is available from CreateSpace, where I do a little better on royalties. Order it here. Running out the door. More later. But, obviously, I’m … Continue reading

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Pay attention to Ann Coulter’s health care plan

Because she nails it precisely. With a few laughs thrown in: Liberals keep complaining that Republicans don’t have a plan for reforming health care in America. I have a plan! It’s a one-page bill creating a free market in health … Continue reading

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Illustrations

Soja has three in a row. Start with Kannibal Smorgasbord, and hit the two posts just prior to it. One of those shows the incompetence of government and the other shows the incompetence of government. All three are brief essential … Continue reading

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A warm Irish greeting for the interlopers

Albert Finney, Danny Boy, and the art of the Tommy in Miller’s Crossing… Ed Rasimus caught that one.

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Mark Steyn autopsies Massachusetts Care

It’s a good snapshot of what will happen under a national system of Obamacare. Not pretty: According to what [Mitt Romney has] told at least a couple of NR audiences I’ve been among, he sought to solve a problem that … Continue reading

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What I have been saying all along

One of the cost control mechanisms of “universal” health care provided by government will be eugenic editing at the beginning of life. Taranto has concluded (top item) the same thing from what Democratic leaders in the House have told Rep. … Continue reading

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Border ceremonies

This is a hell of a show… Sent by RW who got it from MH.

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Understatements

More government is not affordable. (That can be read in a variety of ways, none of them supportive of the desire for more government.) The existing level of government is not affordable. More government is more government in your face. … Continue reading

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Hollywood nutshelled out of existence

This could do for going to the movies what the patch did for smoking… Vanderleun continues to have a great eye for the vids.

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“The Hurt Locker”

Decided to give it a viewing after it won the Oscar for best picture. Winning that award doesn’t usually inspire me to watch the film, but I had heard that this was a good picture. It gets off to a … Continue reading

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