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The BBC Presents: Sex and Global Warming Propaganda

Monday, July 28th, 2008 - by Mike McNally

Burn Up recycles alarmist misconceptions and conspiracy theories.

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Upper Midwest Politics — As Blue as the Great Lakes

Monday, July 28th, 2008 - by Ari J. Kaufman

McCain may think he has a shot — but Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin remain solidly Democratic territory.

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It’s Not Just Muslims: Christians Play the Victim Card, Too

Monday, July 28th, 2008 - by Mary Jackson

No matter what your religion, it's wrong to demand that the law bend to your faith.

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Obama Kids on Display

Monday, July 28th, 2008 - by Rebecca Steinitz

Does being a good candidate mean being a bad parent?

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Church Shooting in Knoxville

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

A man in Knoxville opened fire on a Unitarian Church this morning. Michael Silence at the Knoxville News-Sentinel a href=”http://blogs.knoxnews.com/knx/silence/archives/2008/07/at_least_six_sh.shtml”has the details./a

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Stop Complaining About ‘Hurricane Hype!’

Sunday, July 27th, 2008 - by Brendan Loy

With hurricanes now a political football, there is whining whenever a storm hits land but fails to adhere to the direst of warnings. That's foolish and dangerous.

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Why Obama Worries Iran

Sunday, July 27th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

There's a connection between Ahmedinejad's recent bragging about his country's enhanced nuclear capacity and Obama's world tour.

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Obama’s Workout Makes Hormonal Reporters Sweat

Sunday, July 27th, 2008 - by Richard Miniter

Obamamania has so widely infected the press that the breathless tone of the "Obama in the gym" article (WHAT A MAN!) wasn't even mocked.

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Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Blogging Sucks: a href=”http://rsmccain.blogspot.com/2008/07/blogging-sucks-women-minorities-hardest.html”Women, minorities hardest hit./a

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John Edwards: The Man vs. the Myth

Saturday, July 26th, 2008 - by Richard Fernandez

Will the National Enquirer's "love child" story finally destroy the Edwards legend?

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You’re Never Too Old To Become an Entrepreneur

Saturday, July 26th, 2008 - by Michael S. Malone

Starting up a company isn't just a young person's game — especially in today's economy.

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It’s Not Always About the Autism

Saturday, July 26th, 2008 - by Katherine Berry

When did “special needs” become synonymous with disregarding the needs — and safety — of others?

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Going Fishing

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

I am heading to Florida for a bit and will continue blogging if and when I find things of interest to tell readers about; remember, I wanted a href=”http://drhelen.blogspot.com/2008/07/beach-connection.html”this chair /aso I could blog while traveling to the beach–so blogging might be light or not. In the meantime, let us know if you had a vacation this year, either with friends, family or on your own so we can live vicariously through your good times (or sympathize if they were not so good). Or if you decided not to take a break, why not? Do you dislike free time? Gas prices? Family squabbles? None of these?

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Dr. Karadzic, I Presume? The Monster As Healer

Saturday, July 26th, 2008 - by Phyllis Chesler

Expect Radovan Karadzic to justify ethnic cleansing as “self defense” — a Serbian nationalist equivalent of honor murder.

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Why McCain’s Meeting With Dalai Lama Should Be Big News

Saturday, July 26th, 2008 - by Charlie Martin

It says a lot about John McCain that he went out of his way to visit the Tibetan leader — especially when contrasted with his Democratic rival's behavior in Germany.

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Getting Illegal Immigrants to Self-Deport

Saturday, July 26th, 2008 - by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

The idea, while impractical, is just simple and pain-free enough to appeal to many Americans.

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Mad Men Wins Raves, Not Ratings

Saturday, July 26th, 2008 - by Christian Toto

The hit series has all the earmarks of appointment television, but viewers keep forgetting to put it on their calendar.

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Getting Rielle — The Enquirer Files Criminal Complaint in Edwards Love Child Case

Friday, July 25th, 2008 - by Roger L Simon

Is this news? The mainstream media seems to think not.

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College for the Non-PC

Friday, July 25th, 2008

The Corner a href=”http://corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=MTVhMTMzNjlkNjgwZmM3NTBjNWQzYzFmYjE2NmU1MDQ=”has a post /a on a book entitled a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1932236880?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=1932236880″emAll-American Colleges: Top Schools for Conservatives, Old-Fashioned Liberals, and People of Faith/em/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=1932236880″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”" style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / that looks good if you or someone you know is now looking at colleges:br /br /blockquoteIt’s 450 pages of sheer wisdom and sound guidance: All American Colleges tells you the top 50 U.S. institutions providing programs that connect in a special way with the core values of the American founding and the vibrant intellectual traditions of the West — schools and programs that are, in fact, often transformative. If you have a kid or grandkid entering junior or senior year of high school, then you’ve got to get this book. /blockquotebr /br /I wrote about a a href=”http://drhelen.blogspot.com/2007/08/choosing-right-college.html”similar book here /athat also might be helpful for those who don’t want the a href=”http://www.indoctrinate-u.com/intro/”Indoctrinate U/a experience.

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Media Misses Big Story of Obama Trip

Friday, July 25th, 2008 - by Jennifer Rubin

The seeds of Obama’s undoing may have been sown under their very noses.

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An American Senator in Paris

Friday, July 25th, 2008 - by Francis Turner

The French population and media are keen on the man dubbed “le John Kennedy noir” (the black JFK). Their government is more cautious.

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Warning: Opposing Putin Hazardous to Your Health

Friday, July 25th, 2008 - by

New evidence that standing up to the Kremlin can be a poisonous proposition — literally.

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Anti-Patriot Act Poster Boy Kidnaps Own Kids

Friday, July 25th, 2008 - by Patrick Poole

The civil liberties groups that hyped Ashraf Al-Jailani’s deportation case are now nowhere to be seen.

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AP’s New ‘Accountability Journalism’ Is a Sham

Friday, July 25th, 2008 - by Steve Boriss

Amidst charges of bias, the AP decides to put even more opinion in its articles.

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Obama Wows Germans — But Will It Play in Streator, IL?

Thursday, July 24th, 2008 - by Rick Moran

The speech may earn Obama raving applause from Europeans but just shrugs from my neighbors.

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