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OPEN THREAD #4

March 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Interesting developments in electronic media. Posted by Tim B. on 03/30/2006 at 12:41 PM I’m trying to picture something like that happening in the U.S., say, Mother […]

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OPEN THREAD #3

March 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Random incidents. Posted by Tim B. on 03/30/2006 at 12:42 PM Well, I guess this qualifies as “random”. Say, has anybody heard from Stoop Davy? I heard that, having […]

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OPEN THREAD #2

March 30, 2006 kim lien 0

The untamed world. Posted by Tim B. on 03/30/2006 at 12:44 PM Sheesh! A cat. Under house arrest. Friends and neighbors, this is what pit bulls are […]

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OPEN THREAD #1

March 30, 2006 kim lien 0

Sydney murders. Posted by Tim B. on 03/30/2006 at 12:46 PM A shooting? How? I thought that guns were against the law in Sidney. They must have meant […]

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TERROR BIRD BELIEVED EXECUTED

March 29, 2006 kim lien 0

The jihad rooster that yesterday attacked a four-year-old girl—causing serious injuries, by the way; she’s been airlifted to hospital with a collapsed lung—has been smashed, according to the […]

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CHEAPSKATE LIST PRESENTED

March 29, 2006 kim lien 0

GetUp!’s ABC petition has been presented to the treasurer’s office: More than 50,000 people have added their names to an online petition backing the ABC’s latest funding submission […]

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LIFE IMITATES BOOK

March 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Stephen King’s Cell: “[The] world plummet[s] to chaos when a cell phone signal known as the Pulse converts its listeners to brain-dead lunatics.” Pakistan’s Daily Times: “Authorities […]

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THE HUGH & MIKE SHOW

March 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Hugh Hewitt interviews Time’s Michael Ware, who’s been getting a massive amount of US air time recently. Michael’s an old mate, although we disagree on Iraq and […]

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EXCLUSIVE ZOMBIE COVERAGE

March 29, 2006 kim lien 0

In this week’s Bulletin: * Martin Bryant: ZOMBIE! Exceptional reporting and writing from Julie-Anne Davies. * How much do you think its designer was paid to create the […]

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OTHER WAYS NOT MENTIONED

March 29, 2006 kim lien 0

The New York Times reports: One way to collect nasal secretions from a ferret is to anesthetize it, hold a petri dish under its snout and squirt […]

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REPORTER NOSE NEWS

March 29, 2006 kim lien 0

The BBC’s Caroline Wyatt continues monitoring French aromas. March 25: The crisp early springtime air on the Left Bank is filled once more with the heady […]

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TRUCK POPULAR

March 29, 2006 kim lien 0

Total American sales of Ford’s F-150 truck in 2004: 912,000 Total Australian sales of all new vehicles in 2004: 955,229 Posted by Tim B. on 03/29/2006 at 11:43 AM (52) Comments • Permalink

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NATION SLURRED

March 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Canada is insulted a great deal—Cuba del Norte, the land that warm forgot, line up here to do Margaret Trudeau, etc.—but it never deserved an […]

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KNESSET KNUMBERS DOWN

March 28, 2006 kim lien 0

IsraellyCool is live blogging the Israeli elections. Latest news: voter turnout (30.9%) is the lowest in Israeli election history. Posted by Tim B. on 03/28/2006 at 09:49 AM (6) Comments • Permalink

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TARGET-RICH ENVIRONMENT

March 28, 2006 kim lien 0

We’re a victim nation: Australians are more likely than people in any other developed nation to find themselves the victim of a serious crime, including those […]

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WAR OF THE WARNES

March 28, 2006 kim lien 0

Simone Warne bowled out; Shane Warne bowls Australia to victory. Posted by Tim B. on 03/28/2006 at 12:25 PM (15) Comments • Permalink

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CHILDREN PRAISED

March 27, 2006 kim lien 0

A statement from former Iraq CPT hostage James Loney, now safely returned to Canada thanks to “Palestinian children”, among others: For 118 days I disappeared into a […]

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TRADITION TRAMPLED

March 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Mark Steyn applauds an historical example of multiculturalism: In a more culturally confident age, the British in India were faced with the practice of “suttee”—the tradition […]

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“BELIEVE OR GET OUT”

March 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Muslim refusenik Irshad Manji: My first question for my madressa teacher was, “Why can’t girls lead prayer?” I graduated to asking more nuanced questions, such as, […]

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PART-TIME IGNORANT TERRORISTS

March 27, 2006 kim lien 0

Dr. Aziz Dweik, Hamas-nominated Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council: The idea, he says, that Palestinians are all ignorant terrorists is a lie cooked up by the […]