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HISTORY MADE, IGNORED

February 28, 2005 kim lien 0

Haven’t seen this reported very widely. Maybe it never happened: Iraqi and Coalition Forces made history Feb. 21 when the 40th Iraqi National Guard brigade […]

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AMORAL SUPERMEN

February 28, 2005 kim lien 0

Both James Taranto and Paul Mirengoff quote Richard Hofstadter on paranoia in US politics: As a member of the avant-garde who is capable of perceiving […]

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MEDIA NOTES

February 28, 2005 kim lien 0

* Blog newcomer J.F. Beck is on a roll. Bookmark. * Dagbladet – the Norwegian newspaper named after what you say when you hit your […]

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OLD RICH MAN IS ANGRY

February 28, 2005 kim lien 0

Phillip Adams lashes out: Let me be the last to congratulate my colleague Janet Albrechtsen on her elevation to the ABC board. Given that the […]

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RIOTS EXPLAINED

February 28, 2005 kim lien 0

A stolen car. A police chase. A fatal crash. A subsequent riot (and riots following the initial riot). Who’s to blame? Jamie Rayward, the father […]

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CEDAR REVOLUTION

February 28, 2005 kim lien 0

The Arab Street erupts following the resignation of the entire creepy Lebanese government! Posted by Tim B. on 02/28/2005 at 10:02 PM (15) Comments • […]

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BIGGEST NEWS EVER

February 28, 2005 kim lien 0

Prepare to have your world turned upside down: Harold Pinter announced today that he has decided to abandon his career as a playwright in order […]

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ALL OPPOSITION, ALL THE TIME

February 27, 2005 kim lien 0

Both Alan Ramsey and Mike Carlton are unhappy that additional Australian troops will be sent to Iraq. Curiously, however, neither mentions exactly why they are […]

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PLANET OF THE GRIPES

February 27, 2005 kim lien 0

Bartle Bull, who reported from Iraq for the New York Times, says his big-media colleagues are on another planet: In the evenings leading up to […]

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NEWS BRIEFLETS

February 27, 2005 kim lien 0

* Time magazine, nine years ago: “Blowing the wheels off Bubba … NASCAR has joined the yuppie marketplace.” The Washington Times, today: “NASCAR isn’t all […]

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UN PREPARED

February 27, 2005 kim lien 0

Abu Ghraib might have been a whole lot worse if the United Nations had run the place: U.N. officials fear the sex-abuse scandal among peacekeepers […]

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PHIL FOR PRESIDENT

February 26, 2005 kim lien 0

Phillip Adams writes: I’ve been asked by a number of readers to explain how the United States – and the world – gets lumbered with […]

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BLOGS TO FADE AWAY

February 25, 2005 kim lien 0

The Associated Press writes: Critics, though, view all the fuss about blogs as the latest bout of internet hyperbole, one that will eventually fade away […]

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SIMPLE REQUEST GRANTED

February 25, 2005 kim lien 0

Ted Rall challenges right-wingers to come up with the “worst, most vicious examples of liberal/leftie blogger vitriol” (which Rall claims can’t be located). John Hawkins […]

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FREEDOM STOMPED

February 24, 2005 kim lien 0

Peter FitzSimons will be upset. His artistic friends have lost their legal appeals: Two peace activists who painted an anti-war slogan on the Sydney Opera […]

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NO BLOOD FOR SCHOOLS

February 24, 2005 kim lien 0

Heil Howard’s bloodthirsty decision to help Japanese engineers build roads and schools in Iraq shames and terrifies us all. What might this sociopath, this – […]

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CAT NOT RIGHT

February 23, 2005 kim lien 0

Mickey was just an average, playful Canadian housecat. But all that changed the day he visited the basement … UPDATE. Link not right. Copy and […]

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ROVE’S BRILLIANT PLAN

February 23, 2005 kim lien 0

Democrat congressman Maurice Hinchey, speaking on CNN, persists with the idea that Karl Rove devised the fake Rathergate memos: It doesn’t take an awful lot […]

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RALL TALKS COWS

February 23, 2005 kim lien 0

“The ‘populist’ blogosphere is cowing the mainstream media even further into submission to the powers that be,” writes unpopular Ted Rall. The Ombudsgod sets him […]

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WOMAN ‘STABILIZED’

February 23, 2005 kim lien 0

It looks as though the UN has crossed that fine line again, this time in Haiti: The United Nations is investigating allegations that three Pakistani […]