Archive for August, 2011



VIOLENCE, CRIME, STUPIDITY…DUBLIN. Generally speaking, here in Dublin, a person is shot to death or stabbed every night. Yeah, it sounds like Los Angeles, right? Throughout Dublin, there are dreadful housing estates, often controlled by criminal gangs, where crime and brutality is rife.  Many people living there (not all) are criminals, especially the youths who […]

Idiocy time…


In Britain. footballers (league soccer players) get paid extraordinary salary amounts. Obscene, actually. Their income is also augmented by sponsorship deals, too. (Cars, soft drinks, whatever their agents can scrounge up). Arsenal is a Premier League football (Soccer)  team located in London. The Premier League, as its name suggests, is the superior league in the […]

  Perry and Global Warming Do the warmists questioning Governor Perry really believe in science and math? Last week Rick Perry questioned the prevailing orthodoxy on global warming. There was, as is easy to imagine, no shortage of warmists waiting to pounce. Remarkably, one of the first questions later put to Governor Perry was whether […]

This was a story in this mornings papers… Gilmore urges Gaddafi to end battle Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore has called for Muammar Gaddafi to leave Libya without further violence after rebel forces tightened their grip on Tripoli. Mr Gilmore said he welcomed the apparent end to the dictator’s 42-year rule and again stated […]



THIS IS FROM MARC  STEYN AT NRO- In the new budget, there’s a request from the CIA for an emergency appropriation of $513.7 million. Great! A mere half-billion. That’s enough for 10,000 cowboy-poetry festivals. So what’s it for? Toppling Kim Jong-Il? Taking out the Iranian nuclear program? Er, no. It’s an emergency payment to stop […]

ANDY McARTHY WRITES:  The Libyan mujahideen (a/k/a the “rebels”) have reportedly entered Tripoli, captured at least one of Muammar Qaddafi’s sons, and are closing in on Qaddafi’s compound. It appears that those who wanted Qaddafi supplanted by an unknown that is known only to include virulently anti-American Islamists are about to get their wish. Here’s hoping that […]

Posted on August 20, 2011 by howardf99 Next President Must Live Like Coolidge, Not Obama By MARK STEYN Posted 08/19/2011 06:45 PM ET She rides upfront and has so many aides that sometimes she’ll book the entire first class cabin! By contrast, the president of the United States took his personal 747 (a trans-Atlantic aircraft designed to hold […]