Monthly Archives: December 2009

A striptease for returning vets

A  sad New York Times article about Army wives learning the art of striptease so they can perform a bit of slink when their husbands return home from the war. It’s sad because these women know that they are going … Continue reading

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Afghan 'blowback' is just blowing smoke

I hate the word “blowback”. Once upon a time, it meant an action that created unintended consequences; the CIA overthrows a government, and the new regime turns out to be even more inimical to American interests. Ha, ha, the joke’s … Continue reading

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Rejoice antibodies! Play the swine flu board game!

Pandemic, from New York game publisher Z-Man games, proves that you can make a game out of anything, including viruses that threaten to wipe out the human race. Players are thrust into the role of disease-fighters racing to stamp out … Continue reading

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British court indicts Obama for war crimes

A British judge has issued an arrest warrant for President Obama for war crimes, including air strikes that killed innocent Afghan civilians…. No, this is a lie. There is no arrest warrant for Obama. But there could be soon enough. … Continue reading

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Obama's Nobel speech hits the mark

I liked Obama’s Nobel speech. I may be the only American who does, because it seems as if everyone else is accusing him of being a traitor to the Left and the Right. But I thought his speech was like … Continue reading

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Cat sends Israeli soldier to jail

Israeli soldier cooks meal for himself. Cat eats meal. Soldier cooks another meal, except it’s the Jewish Sabbath and Israeli Defense Force regulations prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. Soldier spends 20 days in jail. Read the story here. I don’t … Continue reading

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34,000 drops in the Afghan bucket

I don’t have a telepathic telescope into Obama’s mind,. If I did, the Secret Service would arrest me. But I would give two weeks of scarce Oregon winter sunshine to find out what he really expects to gain by sending … Continue reading

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