Daily Archives: March 25th, 2013 «

 

NYT op/ed writer: Quit yer b*tchin’, and embrace the nanny state!

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2013 at 7:20 pm » 14 Comments

The writer of this opinion piece – author and Bowdoin College assistant philosophy professor Sarah Conly – is not an official member of the NYT’s editorial board, but her drool-fest over Bloomberg’s nanny-state power grabs make her a strong contender should an opening become available (bolded emphasis added by me): WHY has there been so much fuss about […]

 

This just in: If you oppose gun control, you might just be an Antisemite

Posted by: Phineas on March 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas According to MSNBC, that is. Background: loathsome nanny-state Mayor (1) Mike Bloomberg has been on a crusade since the Aurora and Newtown mass killings to take New York City’s extremely restrictive (and, in my opinion, unconstitutional) gun laws nationwide, spending millions of his own money to pressure (2) Congress and various state […]

 

Britain’s Green chickens are coming home to roost, as will ours, soon

Posted by: Phineas on March 25, 2013 at 1:45 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Christopher Booker in last Saturday’s Telegraph: “It’s payback time…” As the snow of the coldest March since 1963 continues to fall, we learn that we have barely 48 hours’ worth of stored gas left to keep us warm, and that the head of our second-largest electricity company, SSE, has warned that our generating […]

 

QOTD: On polls and popularity contests regarding the issues we face

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2013 at 12:50 pm » 6 Comments

Read this over the weekend from Pastor Rick Warren on Twitter, and thought it was worth sharing here: “Popularity has no bearing on what’s true and what’s false. The crowd, and opinion polls, are often wrong.” I bring this up because of all the bandwagon-jumping I’m seeing on the issue of gay marriage – especially […]

 

AP

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2013 at 11:11 am » Comments Off

Cinderella: Florida Gulf Coast continues improbable NCAA tourney run

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2013 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

Here We Go: Organizing for Action Group Joins Immigration Fray

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2013 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

Convenient: Claire McCaskill backs gay marriage

 

B’berg

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2013 at 11:09 am » Comments Off

Oh My: Cuomo’s 7-Bullet Limit to Be Suspended Indefinitely, Skelos Says

 

Gallup

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2013 at 11:08 am » Comments Off

GWOT: In U.S., 65% Support Drone Attacks on Terrorists Abroad