Holidays notwithstanding, things are not all that gay in Paree this time. Here are some of the indications: When Sandra and I went to the Christmas Market on the lower half of the Champs-Elysees last (Friday) night, we saw something that we definitely didn’t see a year ago: Army patrols, in groups of three, carrying [...]
I did get two interviews. In two hours. Plus one bit of pungent walk-by commentary. I’ll chronicle the whole effort later, but here’s the feedback from today. Thomas — in his 30s, and looking like a classic clean-cut-with-stubble French professional — described himself as ‘not a typical Parisian’, though he never quite explained what that [...]
I’d like to post more, but the onboard ‘net access is expensive, slow, and flaky. Great sessions today: Jay Nordlinger interviewing Fred Thompson and John Sununu about running for president; a rather frank panel discussion on the potential 2012 Republican candidates involving John Miller, Tony Blankley, John Fund, Mona Charen, Robert Costa, and Raph Reed; [...]
What Hitler is currently being quoted as saying: “We must close union offices, confiscate their money and put their leaders in prison. We must reduce workers salaries and take away their right to strike” – Adolf Hitler, May 2, 1933 Problem is, as far as anyone can tell, Hitler never said that. On the other [...]
Earlier today, a good friend of mine cited the Federal budget surpluses at the end of the Clinton Administration as an argument for higher taxes. I pointed out that if we had the same Federal budget as Clinton did, we’ve have a surplus, too. Then I put together this chart from a spreadsheet downloaded directly [...]
Hat tip to Gerard Van der Leun at American Digest. ..bruce w..
Gerard Van der Leun over at American Digest posted the poster above. As for me and my house, well, here’s a photo of our place from Earth Hour 2009: Repeat and rinse. ..bruce w..
…but only because Stupak caved. And for what? A meaningless Presidential declaration and $726,409 in airport grants. Once again, I am reminded of “A Man for All Seasons“: MORE: I have one question to ask the witness. (RICH stops) That’s a chain of office you are wearing. (Reluctantly RICH faces him) May I see it? [...]