Scary Article About Attitudes in Europe

Or about the rise of Islam in Europe. Or the decline of a willingness to fight for freedom. Courtesy of Kim. Scary lines from the article. About a European feminist: “The dominant ethos,” he told De Volkskrant, “is perfectly voiced by the stupid blonde woman author with whom I recently debated. She said that it…

Re: Immigration Issue: Some Facts

A response that started as a comment on the Houston Metro Blog article Immigration Issue:Some Facts but it got too long. Adrian I hope you feel better after venting, but most of your arguments are strawmen. The thing that most pisses people off is the idea that a group of people break our laws and…

Coke and Freedom

Yuna has a great post putting all the things we take for granted here in the USA in perspective. I worry my kids don’t know how good they have it. I wonder how to show them. Take a trip to a third world country? Visit missionaries working in those places? Go volunteer at a food…

Don’t Stand There Do Something

….is not always the best way to handle things. From Powerline about the Katrina Relief Appropriation Bill. No one made any calculations to come up with the $50 billion number; it was just nice and round. No one has a plan as to how it should be spent. No one has prioritized projects. No one…

Politics of Blogging

While surfing and looking for yet more ways to make me think about how popular to unpopular Reactuate is, I discovered this summary of a paper on political blogs in the 2004 election. Cool stuff. Interesting that the number of blogs were equal. Also interesting was news outlets preferred by liberal bloggers. Conservative’s preference for…

Did Guns Get Him Fired?

My wife pointed to a page describing Joe Huffman’s firing. It is a detailed look at how he used log files to determine who was reading his blog and what they were reading. First it is fascinating to see how much you can learn from your logs. I knew you could because I did some…

Republicans, Have Some Class

So we won. There is no need to gloat. This is a golden rule kind of thing. Remember how we felt in 1996 when Dole lost to Clinton and we thought the world was going to end and the streets were going to run red with the blood aborted babies? That’s how our Democratic friends…

Election Night Plans

I’d like to ignore the election but I seem unable to do it through will power so I’m going to see Team America instead. Cleared it with the Mrs and I’m not even goin’ home.