Archive for July, 2011

A Post-American Planet  Decline starts with the money, but it doesn’t stop there. by Marc Steyn That thoughtful observer of the passing parade, Nancy Pelosi, weighed in on the “debt ceiling” negotiations the other day: “What we’re trying to do is save the world from the Republican budget. We’re trying to save life on this […]



A Yahoo notice publicised this “hilarious” ad for a chicken product.  It is in fact dumb, dumb, dumb.  The hilarity is to be derived from the idea that executives at Yahoo! think it’s hilarious. Here is the link…is it HILARIOUS?, which is getting to be an overused word.

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Here is Laurie’s latest blog, which I recommend…

By BRIAN S. BROWN Same-sex marriage comes to New York on Sunday. Whom will it impact other than the couples involved? The answer is: almost everyone. The New York legislature did not create a category of marriage called “gay marriage,” but instead redefined marriage for everyone. That means that anyone who doesn’t go along with […]

Amy Winehouse was not my cup of tea. But she certainly struck a chord with some people, notably those who placed “tributes” near her former residence in New York. You have to ask why such fans of hers would leave, as “tributes”: bottles of vodka and, no doubt, packets of coke. A treasure trove for […]

MARK STEYN WRITES:   JULY 23, 2011 7:00 A.M. Planless Dems The ruling party has no spending plan other than to plan to spend even more. Earlier this month, Moody’s downgraded Irish government debt to junk. Which left the Irish somewhat peeved. The Department of Finance pointed out that it had met all the “quantitative […]

Why is it that minor royals like Prince Albert of Monaco or our the UK’s own Prince Andrew go to seed so badly? Jowly with bloodshot piggy eyes, flabby and white of hair, or terribly bald (by the way can’t Prince William do a Rooney, the rapidity of his hair loss is painful to behold […]