Monthly Archives: August 2005

Drug interdiction as it was meant to be

So an Afghani glider filled with 20kg of heroin tries to smuggle his product into Tajikistan. Tajikistan shoots down the glider. I wonder what the American press would have to say if we used similar methods against drug peddlers here … Continue reading

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Japan testing new Concorde

Like most, I was saddened to see the end of the Concorde. But its successor is on the way: As early as next month, Japan plans to launch an arrow-shaped airplane at twice the speed of sound high over the … Continue reading

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Feinstein a MODERATE?!

I have two problems with this article: ‘I don’t think in the last couple of decades there has been a Supreme Court appointment that could more tip the balance of the court,’ Feinstein said in a speech to several hundred … Continue reading

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The Case for TABOR

On the heels of State Sen. Chichester’s criticism of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights comes the rebuttal from the Virginia Institute for Public Policy: In the latest study released by the Virginia Institute, coauthors Stephen Slivinski and Dr. Michael New … Continue reading

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The Debate That Will Never Occur

I can’t help but shake my head and sigh at this: Bill Johnson, a local gift shop owner who created ‘Fort Qualls,’ said he wanted to offer a larger, more convenient place for Bush supporters to gather. He and others … Continue reading

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Top 10 tech we miss

How many folks out there have used these technologies and miss them lots? I still miss Napster. Too bad the recording industry could never grasp the idea that downloads should be free if only to draw people to concerts and … Continue reading

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‘Catholic Woodstock’ on the Rhine

If you didn’t get a chance to see any of the pictures from World Youth Day, you missed out. Here is a BBC correspondent’s take on the event. One million people. That’s how many showed up for Mass at WYD. … Continue reading

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Bengals at Redskins!

Game time is 8:00pm! GO SKINS!

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Pope laments disunity of Christian Churches on questions of ethics

The challenge of secularism against a divided Christianity is one of the great problems of the 21st century. Ecumenism has been the response of forward-thinking individuals, and is the leading edge of the Second Vatican Council. In that light, I … Continue reading

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SkepticalObservor: Shaking Down Russ Potts

James Young takes aim at the Right Honorable Gentleman from Winchester: What is more interesting is the timing and phraseology of all of these pieces. It looks at though those fine “journalists” at the WaPo and the Pot. News are … Continue reading

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