Respect for Iran?

Michael Totten has written one of the most lucid commentaries on Iran.  A few excerpts: “Iran has also never paid for its various assassinations and bombings in Europe, the murder of hundreds of American marines and French soldiers in Lebanon

Scotland and Braveheart

I was perusing the news headlines on Yahoo and I came across this: “Ruling Scottish Party Backs Independence“.  I thought “wait a minute.  Isn’t this that fight that William Wallace started more than 700 years ago?”  Heck, Mel Gibson made a

UFO Lands in New Mexico

Many of you will recall that on July 8, 1947, witnesses claimed that an unidentified object with five aliens aboard crashed onto a sheep and cattle ranch just outside Roswell, New Mexico. This is a well-known incident that many say

Why Do Arabs Despair?

How do you like this AP headline, “Arabs Despair over Palestinian Violence“?  This is like a family that despairs over the criminal nature of their 43 year-old Uncle John… ignoring the fact that he committed his first crime at age 8,

Democrats and the Price of Gasoline

George Will writes a great editorial on the continued foolishness of Pelosi and the Democrats… a few excerpts: “Pelosi announced herself ‘particularly concerned’ that the highest price of gasoline recently was in her San Francisco district… Actually, Pelosi’s constituents are

Hamas Killing Fatah

When you read the USA Today, how do you feel when you read these headlines: “Hamas gunmen on Tuesday ambushed rival Fatah forces near a key crossing along the Israeli border, killing eight people in the deadliest battle yet in

Victimization Society

Love him or loath him, Rush Limbaugh probably got this one right (Hat tip to Joe Knecht): I think the vast differences in compensation between victims of the September 11 casualty and those who die serving our country in Uniform

Facts and Humor at the UN

The Israeli Ambassador at the U.N. began, “Ladies and gentlemen before I commence with my speech, I want to relay an old Passover story to all of you …. “When Moses was leading the Jews out of Egypt toward the