Archive for October, 2007

  • More Light and More Heat

    Bush Says Congress Is Wasting Time – New York Times By BRIAN KNOWLTON Referring to the current congressional session, Mr. Bush said: “We’re near the end of the year, and there really isn’t much to show for it. The House […]

  • Bumpersticker

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  • Former Gun Lobbyist Says NRA Aims Mostly for Money

    Jeffrey H. Birnbaum – Former Gun Lobbyist Says NRA Aims Mostly for Money – “Richard Feldman is a rarity — a former gun lobbyist who is publicly taking a shot at the National Rifle Association. In his new book, […]

  • 2007 Spying Said to Cost $50 Billion

    2007 Spying Said to Cost $50 Billion – “By Walter Pincus Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, October 30, 2007; Page A04 The director of national intelligence will disclose today that national intelligence activities amounting to roughly 80 percent of […]

  • Man Bites Wolf

    I’ve admired Jim Scarantino for years. Jim is both articulate and passionate. He uses those two qualities well in speaking and writing. Like clockwork, twice a week — once for the Alibi and once for KNME — Jim is out […]

  • Pod People

    I’ve just completed ‘my’ first Podcast. Before I say more about that, allow me a moment to rail against the word “Podcast.” In doing so, I open a can of worms (nearly a pun, in this context). After all, language […]

  • Why I Still Read Krauthammer

    Well, what about Reagan?, By Charles Krauthammer Major grumbling among conservatives about the Republican field. So many candidates, so many flaws. Rudy Giuliani, abortion apostate. Mitt Romney, flip-flopper. John McCain, Mr. Amnesty. Fred Thompson, lazy boy. Where is the paragon? […]