Monthly Archives: June 2009

IN MEMORIAM, FOR A GREAT AND BRAVE SOUL


Dr. Jerri Nielsen Fitzgerald, who had diagnosed, operated on, and treated her own breast cancer while at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica, died on June 23rd at the age of 57. Her cancer had returned in 2005. The … Continue reading

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WHAT???


I cannot believe it’s been almost two weeks… I guess I’ve been so weirded out by the Obamite non-response to Iran, and previously by the Obamite vigorous response to non-events perpetrated by “them Jews,” that I’ve been struck dumb.

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EL SUPREMO VERSUS COKE ZERO


The Czech online daily iDNES reports that Official Obama Pal and Soulmate (OOPS) Hugo Chavez decided to ban Coke Zero in Venezuela, claiming that it damages the health of his people. Just how Coke Zero damages Venezuelans’ health was not … Continue reading

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SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH CARE, THE NIGHTMARE APPROACHETH


On May 16, I mentioned the uncanny similarity between the Soviet “health care” system and Obamacare. Namely: “…because a single-payer system is basically a single HMO for the whole country, heavily centralized and run by faceless bureaucrats, we the people … Continue reading

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THE INESTIMABLE VALUE OF DISSENT


For years, the politico-scientific party line for global warming has been that the science is in, human-made global warming is the culprit, we will soon reach (or have now reached, or have long ago reached) the tipping point, and we … Continue reading

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SOTOMAYOR AND "EMPATHY"


Appointing judges on the basis of their “empathy” in place of thorough understanding of and respect for the law, sound self-knowledge, humility and just plain humanitarianism is apparently not a new concept. Paul Moreno, at the History News Network, has … Continue reading

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SECOND-GENERATION KEYNESIANISM


The Czech President Václav Klaus, a well-known economist, had published a fascinating article about today’s economic crisis in April 2009. He referred, specifically, to the implementation of policies based an aggressive second-generation Keynesianism that seem hell-bent on making things worse … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN THOUGHTS ON STRATEGY


Here’s an interesting insight about Russia and the recent antiballistic “missile crisis” by Karel Schwarzenberg, the Czech ex-Foreign Minister, from a May 22, 2009 article called Russia still thinks that it can tell us what we can and can’t do. … Continue reading

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A DEMOCRATIC DEFICIT IN EUROPE


The Czech President Vaclav Klaus has come up with a very descriptive term for the tremendous – and increasing – power of the unelected Eurocrat elite in Brussels and the ever-diminishing power of the citizens of European countries. In a … Continue reading

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