A worthless trip

A worthless trip

"There was fanfare for sure. And the Chinese thought the conference was a HUGE success. Plus (and this was funny), the Chinese blamed western media for ‘over blowing’ the now famous ‘snub’." What a waste of time, money and aviation fuel. The G20 meeting, recently concluded in China, was […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Imbalance

Joe Doakes emails us a link to a post by Clayton Cramer, who compares murder rates in Idaho and western Canada: Idaho : 2.0/100,000 For the Canadian province s: Manitoba: 3.43 Saskatechewan: 2.13 Alberta: 2.52 Yukon: 6.88 Nunavut: 10.93 Yet all those provinces have Canada’s restrictive gun control laws. […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Lightning Round - 090616

Lightning Round – 090616

Seems appropriate, as lightning is flashing all around me as I write this stormy Tuesday morning. Let’s start with some video. She’s the picture of health. No question about it. Anyway… Is the campaign about the direction of the country, or about monetizing campaign funds? Read and decide for […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Neerja Bhanot

Neerja Bhanot

It was thirty years ago today that Neerja Bhanot won India’s highest honor for bravery in peacetime, the Ashoka Chakra Award when her jetliner, Pan Am Flight 73 from Mumbai to the US, was hijacked by terrorists from Abu Nidal, who were specifically targeting Americans. Wikipedia takes up the […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Disrespecting Obama

Disrespecting Obama

Scott and Paul have already commented on the Chinese leaders’ calculated insults to Barack Obama when he landed in China for the G20 conference. But the hostility toward our president didn’t stop there. One of Obama’s priorities for the G20 meeting was to negotiate a joint effort in Syria […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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