Eletric Booties. 2 temperature settings! Wow, here I was going out to buy a pair with only one. Phew. Heh, the guy as 6 hits before I put this up. 🙂
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Are Evangelicals Bolting the Republican Party? No.
Patrick Hynes at Ankle Biting Pundits explains why it appeasrs that evanglicals are dropping their support for the Republicans, and how this is not actually the case. He points out that no polls have actually been taken on the topic. Essentially it comes down to polls within polls, and the skewed sample sizes resulting. What… Continue reading Are Evangelicals Bolting the Republican Party? No.
Going to a Liberal University Makes You Dumber
Daniel Pipes links to a report which explains that students at many universities are getting dumber as they go through their education. Second, Ratcliff explains how the survey shows “that at 16 of the 50 schools, the freshmen did better than the seniors. We were startled by the extent of what we call ‘negative learning.’… Continue reading Going to a Liberal University Makes You Dumber
Aliens versus The Real Issues
With a title like that, thank goodness it is the weekend! Just found this quote: Also, if you ever have an alien in a headlock, and his head begins to bubble and turn funny colors, don’t let go, that means it’s working!! 😀 Reading that was a bit of Deja vu for me. I feel… Continue reading Aliens versus The Real Issues
TradeMe Item of the Day
The “The Not-Strictly Vegetarian Cookbook“. I guess they were making an ordinary cookbook and wanted to put people off buying it. (Suggestions for this category welcome!)
Bush Signs Into Law Interrogation Law
Good. So Bush signs the bill into law that will allow terrorists to be interrogated harshly, as they should be, and allow many top Al Qaeda agents to be brought to justice through military tribunals. “It is a rare occasion when a president can sign a bill that he knows will save American lives,” Bush… Continue reading Bush Signs Into Law Interrogation Law
Michael Moore Hates America
Youtube is great, you can’t get this stuff in NZ.
Double Standard On Republican vs. Democrat Sex Scandals
Most people now know that a Republican Congressman (Mark Foley) sent sexually explicit messages to an underage page. That Congressman resigned. What most people don’t know, or remember, was that a more serious incident occurred 20 years ago where a Democrat actually had a sexual encounter with one. He refused to resign, and was censured.… Continue reading Double Standard On Republican vs. Democrat Sex Scandals
LA Times now Published in NZ
Well, I don’t think I’ve heard about this in our paper, but then I haven’t been reading the dead trees version very often lately. By now, everyone except L.A. Times readers knows that Reid may have violated Senate ethics rules. Reid failed to report a land transfer to a partnership controlled by Reid and a… Continue reading LA Times now Published in NZ