A must read post from Doug Ross suggesting that the decision of which Chrysler and GM dealerships to close has been made on politics rather than economics. If true, this is a major scandal.
An exceptional post on Judge Sonia Sotomayor and reverse racism at No Oil For Pacifists. I don't know about you, but I've had about all the reverse racism that I am going to take from the left. It really is time to start treating it as every bit as unacceptable as any other form of racism.
Read Kevin Jackson's rant at the Blacksphere on Bill Clinton as special envoy to Haiti.
At Power and Control, Eric blogs on a Drew Thornley paper about Energy Myths, such as "Sixty-three percent of those surveyed believe that human activity is the greatest source of greenhouse gases. In fact, such emissions are significantly smaller than natural emissions. The burning of fossil fuels is responsible for just 3.27% of the carbon dioxide that enters the atmosphere each year, while the biosphere and oceans account for 55.28% and 41.46%, respectively."
Soaking the rich isin't working out too well for my old, now very blue home state of Maryland. As Soccer Dad explains, cause, meet effect.
Epaminondas weighs in on Obama's claim, repeated ad infinitum, that "straying from our values" is what has caused hatred against us in the Islamic world and fueled terrorist recruitment. It is ridiculous. Read his take at Villagers With Torches.
At This Ain't Hell, it's an ACLU two-fer - they are attacking both Christianity and our veterans. These people are a clear and present danger to America. They do not protect civil liberties; they deconstuct the foundations of our society.
Effective communications on the internet is the subject of a post at The Whited Sepulchre. According to Mr. Seplchre, passion and polemics, spiced with a bit of off color language, seems to be the blueprint.
The American Elephant marks a distinct change at ABC. Are they actually prepping a show that mocks liberalism? Blasphemy.
The British Commonwealth
At the MoxArgon Group, Henry V has some choice commentary on the current state of the UK.
The boys at Crusader Rabbit are getting a mite testy about the penchant of socialists down under to tack on new and ever more far reaching regulations in order to combat every small evil. But that is what socialists do best. How else to build Utopia, one might ask?
In Ireland, Ted Leddy is counting down his top ten war movies. His number 7 pick is . . . well, you'll just have to see. His commentary on the backstory of each is fascinating.
According to Der Spiegel, the UN Commission investigating the assassination of Rafik Hariri has determined that the Iranian sponsored group Hezbollah carried it out.
Humor - and Insanity
At TNOY, Obama whips out his thesaurus to ratchet up the pressure on North Korea.
As Simply Jews, the insanity of an Islamic Cleric explaining the Zionist conspiracy that is Pepsi.
If you haven't seen it, do check out the movie poster for Brokeback Mountain II over at Ace of Spades from a week ago. Too risque for here but quite funny - or so thought I. Yes, yes, all men are pigs.
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Art: Reliquary of Thomas a Becket, 1180