Category: Media

Tuesday burning

Tuesday burning

| April 21, 2009 | Reply

[For those coming in from Ace of Spaces, here’s the link to the “Atlas Shrugged” review] MORNING LINKS Item: I swapped e-mails this week with “S. Weasel” who runs one of my favorite blogs. She and her significant other (now husband) recently moved to England; she loves it there, but in her e-mail to me, […]

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Monday churning

Monday churning

| April 20, 2009 | Reply

[For those of you coming in from Ace of Spades HQ, here’s the Atlas Shrugged review.] AFTERNOON LINKS ITEM: Visualization is always a good thing. The Heritage Foundation graphically illustrates the minuscule nature of Obama’s proposed¬† — and far from realized — cuts (hat tip to Instapundit): MORNING LINKS — things are heating up a […]

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Wednesday sings

Wednesday sings

| April 15, 2009 | Reply

MORNING LINKS ITEM: Wondering where all those Tea Parties are taking place? Have a look. Hat tip to Instapundit. ITEM: Creeping socialism/fascism alert — A Greenville, Texas City Council member is arrested and removed from a City Council meeting for talking about a subject that the Mayor didn’t like. Pretty amazing video, including the attempt […]

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Monday swings

Monday swings

| April 13, 2009 | 4 Replies

MORNING LINKS ITEM: Robert Samuelson, one of the more sane and balanced economic observers (probably because he has no noticeable political agenda), points out the fundamental flaw in Obama’s approach to the economy: What Obama proposes is a “post-material economy.” He would de-emphasize the production of ever-more private goods and services, harnessing the economy to […]

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Saturday swans

Saturday swans

| April 11, 2009 | 3 Replies

OVERNIGHT LINKS ITEM: Why newspapers are dying — note the lead headline for the online version of the Denver Post: ITEM: Speaking of animals, this story of a dead whale on the beach at Del Mar brings up memories of one of Dave Barry’s funniest columns and the video that inspired it. ITEM: Y’know, articles […]

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Monday yawns

Monday yawns

| April 6, 2009 | 1 Reply

MORNING LINKS — get ’em while they’re fresh ITEM:¬† “Should war be a game?“ is the fatuous subhead of the day, from an article talking about a new videogame recreating the battle for Fallujah (Iraq). The reporter shows no awareness that wargames have been around for centuries and that most of them do indeed “use […]

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Monday in the dark

Monday in the dark

| March 30, 2009 | Reply

OVERNIGHT LINKS ITEM: Hey! Al Gore and I both celebrated Earth Hour with our lights on! We’re buds now! As for Kentucky, heck, they celebrated a whole Earth Week not long ago! ITEM: Creeping socialism/fascism alert: Obama tells GM CEO to hit the road. For firms and organizations still considering taking government money, there’s a […]

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Saturday matinee

Saturday matinee

| March 28, 2009 | Reply

MORNING LINKS (Gotta post!) ITEM: Hey, “Earth Hour” is tonight, another blip of self-congratulatory, feel-good environmental idiocy and irrelevance. Here’s how I think we should really celebrate Earth Hour (from Lucifer’s Hammer by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle; and if you haven’t read it lately, why the hell not?): Be the First In Your Block […]

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Gumball Rally for a Tuesday

Gumball Rally for a Tuesday

| March 24, 2009 | 1 Reply

EARLY MORNING LINKS — they’ll still be brief, because I’m still busy ITEM: The mainstream media tells us how to cope with difficult times: eat more candy (NY Times), play more (USA Today).¬† No, really. ITEM: Think of it as evolution in action: Josh Freeze comes up with a novel (and brilliant) tiered pricing structure […]

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Come Saturday morning…

Come Saturday morning…

| March 21, 2009 | Reply

MORNING LINKS ITEM: Just when you thought things couldn’t get worse — The Drudge Report has the following as a developing story: Obama will call for increased oversight of ‘executive pay at all banks, Wall Street firms and possibly other companies’ as part of sweeping plan to ‘overhaul financial regulation’, NY TIMES reporting Sunday, newsroom […]

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