Monthly Archives: October 2007

Hizbollah Rearmament

After last summer’s war between Israel and Hizbollah (NOT Lebanon, as is so often misstated) the UN passed Resolution 1701 which required it to place a peacekeeping force south of the Litani River in Southern Lebanon to prevent Hizbollah guerrillas … Continue reading

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The Debates

I have generally avoided, as I usually do, watching the Presidential candidates debates this year. I find them incredibly frustrating b/c, as anyone who has ever participated in a debate knows, they are not real debates. They are simply just … Continue reading

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Mt. Everest – pimping a friend.

Last fall, I was flipping through the usual suspect channels for me – Discovery, History Channel, TLC, etc., when I came across a show in the middle of the first episode that looked pretty interesting. The show was called “Everest: … Continue reading

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Beware the technogeek!!

I admit, I’m one of those pathetic souls who always has to have the best and newest. What makes me even more intolerable though, is I actually wait until the second generation is out and then I get it cheaper … Continue reading

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Sometimes the law works; or – Another positive post about Arnie?

This week, here in the glorious Empire State, NY, governor Eliot Spitzer initiated regulations designed to meet agreements made with 10 other Eastern states to significantly reduce carbon emissions. As most know, carbon emissions from automobiles contribute only about 12% … Continue reading

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Hillary reassesses the Bush Legacy

As I have often said, one of the things I decry about American politics these days is the simple inability for politicians of either party to ever admit that an opponent has a good idea. Several years ago, when Bush … Continue reading

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Microstamping….

This post is liable to send those who have pegged me a conservative into paroxysms of shock. Governor Schwarzenegger of California, earlier this month, signed into law a bill in his state requiring all semiautomatic weapons to be engraved with … Continue reading

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