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Thought for the day

Posted by: Phineas on March 11, 2012 at 5:37 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Roger Kimball quoting pollster Scott Rasmussen on the B-side of the entitlement mentality: All this is true, and it deserves our constant attention. But Scott Rasmussen shifts his focus to the other side of the equation, one which I tried to adumbrate last week in my column “Wards and Warders.” In order […]

 

“Meeting Young Obama”

Posted by: Phineas on March 11, 2012 at 12:15 pm » 11 Comments

**Posted by Phineas One of the great mysteries surrounding President Obama is his college career: not so much his grades as what he studied, under whom, and what his major activities were. His transcripts from his undergraduate and law school years are sealed, leaving a major gap in our knowledge of formative times and events […]

 

Afghanistan: US soldier murders 16 Afghan civilians?

Posted by: Phineas on March 11, 2012 at 11:15 am » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Horrifying news. An American soldier apparently went nuts in Afghanistan and gunned down 16 civilians in a village. From the BBC via Threat Matrix: The soldier has not been named, but is thought to be a staff sergeant. He is reported to have walked off his base at around 03:00 local time […]