War porn

November 18, 2008

The A-10 vs. the Taliban motorcycles. Guess who wins?


Dig it! Medieval psychos sent to an early meeting with Allah. Yeah! Big Grin

(via The Jawa Report)


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The more things change

November 18, 2008

We’re not the first to face a credit crisis requiring a government bailout: the Romans had their own in the time of Emperor Tiberius, 2,000 years ago.

(hat tip: Tigerhawk)


There are times

November 18, 2008

I'm a great believer in democracy and universal adult suffrage, but there are moments that try my faith.

Like this one:


Excuse me while I go find a brick wall to beat my head against. I know I promised not to act as liberals did toward Bush voters in 2004, but … damn. Time out

LINKS: Ed Morrissey connects this to a Zogby survey to show that this is no joke. Sister Toldjah wonders what we can do to get voters to actually pay attention. (Not much, probably. It's the curse of democracy.) More at Ace of Spades.

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Obama born again?

November 18, 2008

Literally, that is. As in reincarnation. According to Walter Semkiw, a physician in (of course) San Francisco, President-elect Obama is the reincarnation of Lyman Trumbull, a Democratic US Senator and Lincoln ally from Illinois, and co-author of the Thirteenth Amendment, which banned slavery.

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I see the resemblance, don’t you?

Oh well. I suppose it’s only fitting that a Lightworker also be reincarnated.

I wonder if he’ll draw any Cabinet members from the invisible beings of Mt. Shasta? Silly

(hat tip: The Jawa Report)