Monthly Archives: June 2005

The Conceit of Government

The WSJ’s Peggy Noonan asks the question as to why politicians seem so full of themselves, especially criticizing Senator Barrack Obama’s comparison of himself to President Lincoln: Oh. So that’s what Lincoln’s for. Actually Lincoln’s life is a lot like … Continue reading

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FLS: Officials heading to Hawaii

I made an issue of this during my campaign, and it was largely the excuse given when asked whether or not I was running a negative campaign. “All politicians go on trips, what’s the big deal?” The big deal is … Continue reading

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Missing something here…

This young man (19) killed his parents after spending £30,000 in credit cards. While he got life imprisonment, his charge was reduced to manslaughter. Why? Blackwell admitted manslaughter with diminished responsibility. He suffers ‘narcissistic personality disorder’. Narcissistic personality disorder? What?! … Continue reading

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"Just Desserts Cafe"

I’m sorry… I know everyone else is commenting about Justice Souter’s property in New Hampshire being confiscated in light of the 5-4 ruling against property rights, but I can’t help but join the chorus: The letter dubbing the project the … Continue reading

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VDOT Dashboard

A good start in researching Virginia’s road projects. I might thumb through this later on this evening.

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Sudoku!

Just what is Sudoku? The rules are simple: “Fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3-by-3 box contains the digits 1 through 9.” But from that brief description, aggravation sets in. “Sudoku” is a Japanese … Continue reading

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France Chosen As Site for Nuclear Reactor

Cool deal. No idea why France was chosen, but I hope it works! An international consortium chose France on Tuesday as the site for an experimental nuclear fusion reactor, a $13 billion project that developers hope will one day generate … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Constitutional Convention. . .

The Supreme Court handed down a bunch of rulings today. I won’t even bother posting links: just go to The Drudge Report and see for yourselves. The Ten Commandments are allowed on government property as monuments, but inside the courthouse … Continue reading

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Three priests walk into a bistro. . .

No, it’s not a joke, but it’s a great story. I wonder if everyone who’s considered the seminary has a story like this?

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Whack a (Commie) mole!

Oh yeah! It doesn’t get better than this!

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