Monthly Archives: April 2010

A reader report on ‘Corpse in Armor’

From my neighbor, who has been afar for awhile, and who just welcomed his second grandchild into the world (congratulations, A.): with all of the deadly serious stuff that was going on in this story, we know that there are … Continue reading

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A note from someone halfway through ‘Corpse in Armor’

This came in last night from someone who has a very cold eye for what he likes and what he doesn’t: wanted to let you know i’m a little more than halfway through the novel and it’s really good! I’m … Continue reading

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The incident at “whether we like it or not”

This president drops rhetorical trou more often than Bill Clinton dropped actual trou. Mike bushwacks his way through the Obama language rainforest and finds the temple of doom in the tendrils (the metaphor police have been called and are on … Continue reading

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The new currency is obedience

Doctor Zero at HotAir: The past two years have seen a profound change occur in the American system. Our basic currency is no longer the dollar. People like Jason Levin understand the nature of our new currency, which is obedience. … Continue reading

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Reality vs. Bullshit about school budgets

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More Mark Steyn: Nonproliferation mumbo-jumbo

Mark is going nuclear: We’re on the brink of a world in which the wealthiest nations from Canada to Norway to Japan can barely project meaningful force to their own borders while the nickel-’n’-dime basket cases go nuclear. How long … Continue reading

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Mark Steyn, from the blue line…

…at 9:26 in the second period, over the goaltender’s left shoulder into the upper right corner of the net.

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The public school teacher as political activist

Imagine the messages this guy transmits to students from his position of authority in their daily lives: Levin has said he would seek to embarrass Tea Partiers by attending their rallies dressed as Adolf Hitler, carrying signs bearing racist, sexist … Continue reading

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Zombie Watch

It’s three in the morning, and the eaters of human flesh are out in force. Mike has got the side door as Ezra Klein tries to break into the house: With DeathCare becoming the law of the land, and with … Continue reading

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They know they are losing

Normally, I can hardly catch my breath when this revolting moron opens his cakehole: “What we learned from Oklahoma City is not that we should gag each other or that we should reduce our passion for the positions we hold … Continue reading

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New Paltz: Why I try to avoid discussing the personalities who run the school district

It’s a diversion, and a waste of time. See the third reader comment by yours truly, at the end of the story. ‘Nomenklatura’ is the word of the day.

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New Paltz: News stories vs. press releases for the teachers union

The Times Herald-Record tries to disguise this press release for the New Paltz teachers union and the school district as a news story. (I should probably point out, to avoid any confusion, that I know the story is written by … Continue reading

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Basic America

Bill Whittle’s search for reasonable men.

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“That’s Weird?”

Yeah, in fact it is weird. But the video had tipped us off about what was coming.

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Jerry Brown is a baldfaced liar

Here’s the lie: “This is not about Sarah Palin,” Brown said in a prepared statement Tuesday. “The issues are public disclosure and financial accountability in organizations embedded in state-run universities.” It is of course about nothing but Sarah Palin. One … Continue reading

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Markets are not messy

That’s one of their great advantages. When people have their own money at stake, they keep a damn close eye on everything. Things are measured carefully and the price and the service or good being offered has got to fit … Continue reading

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