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  • Mark Steyn On C-Span Right Now (Started at 10:13 PM EST)

    12/27/2005 7:17:48 PM PST · by BCrago66 · 38 replies · 1,073+ views
    C-Span ^ | 12/02/05 | Mark Steyn
    Speech to the Claremont Institute earlier this month. So far, Steyn is still being introduced...
  • Do you know how to use these tools?

    12/13/2005 7:44:39 PM PST · by coloradan · 176 replies · 4,701+ views
    e-mail | unknown
    1. DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, splattering it against that freshly painted part you were drying. 2. WIRE WHEEL: Cleans rust off old bolts and then throws them somewhere under the work bench at the speed of light. Also removes fingerprint whorls and hard-earned guitar calluses in about the time it takes you to say, "Ouch..." 3. ELECTRIC HAND DRILL: Normally used for spinning steel pop rivets in their holes until you...
  • Top 7 Most Powerful Moments in Movie History (vanity)

    12/12/2005 7:57:17 AM PST · by pissant · 374 replies · 4,974+ views
    PA Times | 12/12/05 | Santa Pissant
    Everyone knows by now that Pissant is not an expert, like MaximusofTexas, when it comes to movie reviews. The main problem of course is that Pissant has generally avoided anything that Hollywood has produced in the last 20 years. Fortuantely, most of the cinematic classics were made well before this self-imposed boycott started. So now, I will list the definitive "most powerful moments". They may be sad, scary, heartwarming, patriotic, etc. Top 7 Most Powerful Moments in Cinema History7. The Deerhunter- Russian Roulette POW scene --The actors in the Deerhunter, particularly DeNiro and Cristopher Walken make it seem incredibly real....
  • The Panic Over Iraq

    12/12/2005 5:40:28 AM PST · by Col. Bob · 8 replies · 590+ views
    Opinion Journal from the Wall Street Journal ^ | Monday, December 12, 2005 12:01 a.m. EST | NORMAN PODHORETZ
    Like, I am sure, many other believers in what this country has been trying to do in the Middle East and particularly in Iraq, I have found my thoughts returning in the past year to something that Tom Paine, writing at an especially dark moment of the American Revolution, said about such times. They are, he memorably wrote, "the times that try men's souls," the times in which "the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot" become so disheartened that they "shrink from the service of [their] country." But Paine did not limit his anguished derision to former supporters of the...
  • If World War 2 had been an online game chatroom

    11/30/2005 5:40:40 AM PST · by Srirangan · 82 replies · 5,005+ views
    History Forum ^ | Pathfinder
    Look what I found!! Source: History Forum If World War Two had been an online Real Time Strategy game, the chat room traffic would have gone something like this. *Hitler[AoE] has joined the game.* *Eisenhower has joined the game.* *paTTon has joined the game.* *Churchill has joined the game.* *benny-tow has joined the game.* *T0J0 has joined the game.* *Roosevelt has joined the game.* *Stalin has joined the game.* *deGaulle has joined the game.* Roosevelt: hey sup T0J0: y0 Stalin: hi Churchill: hi Hitler[AoE]: cool, i start with panzer tanks! paTTon: lol more like panzy tanks T0JO: lol Roosevelt: o...
  • Ben Stein - A few respectful thoughts about the war in Iraq. (excellent read)

    11/29/2005 6:51:05 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 58 replies · 2,854+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 11/21/2005 12:10:11 AM | Ben Stein
    Herewith, admittedly from the safety of the glorious nation called The United States of America, far from Ar-Ramadi, a few respectful thoughts about the war in Iraq: 1.) Conducting the war against al-Qaeda and the terrorists is a major drain on the energies of this administration. It would be a major drain on the energies of any administration. For Special Prosecutor Fitzgerald to be further draining the energies of the administration with his perjury indictment of Scooter Libby would be a matter for the most urgent concern if the charges against Libby were serious. But since by common consent of...
  • Urban Legends About the Iraq War

    11/23/2005 7:08:24 AM PST · by Valin · 60 replies · 4,448+ views
    In recent weeks, by claiming that President Bush lied us into the Iraq war, many on the Left have restarted their efforts to rewrite history. But this revisionism isn’t new. In the midst of the 2004 Presidential election, the cries were just as loud. The Bush Administration is finally pushing back, and many conservative bloggers are asking their readers to Google Clinton, Iraq, 1998 for all the information they need. Last fall, The American Enterprise debunked many of these same urban legends. Urban Legends About the Iraq War Urban Legend: The Bush Administration in general, and the Vice President and...
  • How To Lose A War: The Sequel (Ollie North)

    11/17/2005 8:22:10 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 126 replies · 2,228+ views
    GOP USA ^ | 11-18-05 | Oliver North
    How To Lose A War: The Sequel By Oliver North November 18, 2005 Since October of 2001, our FOX News "War Stories" unit has been documenting the remarkable young Americans fighting the Global War on Terror. We have covered thousands of them on the decks of ships in the Persian Gulf, on combat patrols in the shadow of the Hindu Kush, in gunfights along the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates and gone to hospitals in Iraq, Germany and the U.S. with the wounded. Throughout, there has been a common bond among these "warriors of Sept. 11" -- a steadfast...

    11/21/2005 7:08:29 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 19 replies · 1,031+ views
    New York Post Online ^ | 11/21/2005 | Ralph Peters
    November 21, 2005 -- QUIT. It's that simple. There are plenty of more complex ways to lose a war, but none as reliable as just giving up. Increasingly, quitting looks like the new American Way of War. No matter how great your team, you can't win the game if you walk off the field at half-time. That's precisely what the Democratic Party wants America to do in Iraq. Forget the fact that we've made remarkable progress under daunting conditions: The Dems are looking to throw the game just to embarrass the Bush administration. Forget about the consequences. Disregard the immediate...
  • What Woodward Knew

    11/17/2005 6:12:45 PM PST · by YaYa123 · 117 replies · 4,051+ views
    US News ^ | Nov 17, 2005 | Michael Barone
    What to think of the quite astonishing revelation that Bob Woodward was told by administration sources—not Scooter Libby or Karl Rove, it seems clear—that Joseph Wilson's wife worked at the CIA, and told a month before what Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald said was the first revelation by an administration source, Libby, to a member of the press? Here's the story from yesterday's Post on Woodward's testimony, and here's Woodward's statement, printed next to the story on the jump page. Here's the story by the Post's excellent media reporter Howard Kurtz on Woodward's apology to Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie for...
  • Saturday Night Live cartoon - no Christmas for red states

    11/17/2005 1:34:58 AM PST · by Frank T · 19 replies · 2,248+ views
    Saturday Night Live ^ | December 2004 | Robert Smigel
    For laughs, for the other night owls:
  • Hitchens: Are you sure you want to keep saying we were fooled by Ahmad Chalabi and the INC?

    11/16/2005 7:29:40 PM PST · by Senator Goldwater · 15 replies · 1,308+ views ^ | November 14, 2005 | Christopher Hitchens
    But in trying to set the record straight, [Bush] asserted: "When I made the decision to remove Saddam Hussein from power, Congress approved it with strong bipartisan support." The October 2002 joint resolution authorized the use of force in Iraq, but it did not directly mention the removal of Hussein from power.
  • Must Watch RNC Video "Democrats:Dishonest on Iraq"

    11/15/2005 12:14:48 PM PST · by finnman69 · 25 replies · 1,252+ views ^ | 11/15/05
  • Jarhead Cheapens Vets' Heroism

    11/11/2005 12:14:48 PM PST · by neverdem · 55 replies · 2,159+ views
    HUMAN EVENTS ^ | Nov 11, 2005 | Oliver North
    Jarhead Cheapens Vets' Heroism by Oliver NorthPosted Nov 11, 2005 San Antonio, Tex.—Yesterday, November 10, was the 230th anniversary of the founding of the United States Marine Corps. Today, November 11, is Veterans’ Day. Lance Cpl. Aaron Mankin, USMC, observed both celebrations from Brooke Army Medical Center here in San Antonio. He’s been here for months—recovering from burns and wounds he received earlier this year near Al Qaim, Iraq. I was there, covering his unit for FOX News when the Assault Amphibious Vehicle he was in was blown apart by an improvised explosive device. This week, I was privileged to...
  • "The Other Iraq" Thanks America!

    11/10/2005 7:34:17 AM PST · by george76 · 255+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 10, 2005 | Hat Tip to Larwyn
    A MUST SEE VIDEO!!! KURDISTAN- THE OTHER IRAQ- THANKS AMERICA! Kurdistan Region of Iraq is a good news story that seldom gets told! Kurdistan is putting out a national media blitz this week. With a population of 5 million in an area larger than Switzerland or twice the size of New Jersey, it is surprising that this region remains largely undiscovered and commercially untapped. The Government and the peoples of Kurdistan invite you to discover their peaceful region, a place that has practiced democracy for over a decade, a place where the universities, markets, cafes and fair grounds buzz with...
  • Jedi nights at Kev's temple in Honley

    11/03/2005 3:11:14 PM PST · by Tamar1973 · 14 replies · 426+ views
    Huddersfield Daily Examiner ^ | October 12, 2005 | Huddersfield Daily Examiner
    PROUD house-owner Kevin Andrews. of Honley. wants to turn his home into a temple - a Jedi temple. Kev says: "At the last census, I registered my religion as Jedi. And so did thousands of other people. Now I want to turn my house into a Jedi Temple."Jedi Knights Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi fought the good fight against evil in the Star Wars films.But their popularity was a bit of a surprise when the 2001 census for England and Wales asked people's religion.The census-takers prepared a list of 179 that included everything from Amish to African Methodist, Mennonite to...
  • REID All About it: Harry Reid's TOP 10 Leadership Flubs

    11/02/2005 9:32:11 AM PST · by PhiKapMom · 36 replies · 5,557+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | Nov 2, 2005 | RNC Research
    Wednesday, November 02, 2005Reid All About It: Harry Reid's Top Ten Leadership Flubs NUMBER ONE: Pulls "Cheap Trick" And Shuts Down U.S. Senate:The Washington Post's Dana Milbank: "Democrats Did Not Deny It Was A Stunt: A Brazen Effort To Change The Subject From The Supreme Court Confirmation Of Sam Alito ..." (Dana Milbank, "Mad About You," The Washington Post, 11/2/05) Milbank: "It Was A Cheap Trick ..." (Dana Milbank, "Mad About You," The Washington Post, 11/2/05) CNN's Lou Dobbs: "One Minute This Afternoon The U.S. Senate Was Doing The People's Business, The Next, The Senate Was Shut Down In...
  • Why Reid did it

    11/01/2005 4:27:06 PM PST · by new yorker 77 · 169 replies · 4,393+ views
    The Corner at The National Review Online ^ | November 1, 2005 | Byron York
    Perhaps the best explanation for the Democrats' decision to virtually shut down the Senate today can be found in one passage from CIA leak prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald's news conference last Friday: This indictment is not about the war. This indictment's not about the propriety of the war. And people who believe fervently in the war effort, people who oppose it, people who have mixed feelings about it should not look to this indictment for any resolution of how they feel or any vindication of how they feel....The indictment will not seek to prove that the war was justified or unjustified....
  • New Howard Dean mp3 - Hide the Salami

    11/01/2005 1:47:37 PM PST · by mgwv · 6 replies · 564+ views
    FarmGolf Website ^ | November 1, 2005 |
    To drum up support for the upcoming Supreme Court battle, Howard Dean has released a new song, featuring guest vocalist Hillary Clinton, entitled "Hide the Salami" A follow-up to his gold record of 2004, Howard Dean's Crazy Train Visit here to download the song Hide the Salami!
  • Joe Wilson In A Bind

    10/30/2005 9:25:14 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 223 replies · 8,794+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 10-31-05 | Clinton W. Taylor
        Joe Wilson in a BindBy Clinton W. Taylor Published 10/31/2005 12:07:45 AM Last week I had the privilege of being lied to personally by Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV, who spoke here at Stanford last Monday. The fact that Joe Wilson is economical with the truth probably won't surprise many Spectator readers. Nonetheless I assure you the horse I am beating, although it may be lying in the op-ed pages of the Los Angeles Times, is far from dead. But this week there's new evidence of his lies to flog him with. When the indictment of Scooter Libby was...