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DECADE OF DRINK DEFIANCE

October 2, 2006 kim lien 0

The latest on those alcohol-averse Minneapolis taxi drivers: Cab drivers said some have refused two fares in a day, which can burn up nearly half a 12-hour shift. Cab […]

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LANGUISHER TO SWAY ELECTIONS

October 2, 2006 kim lien 0

Law Institute of Victoria president Catherine Gale apparently believes David Hicks and his kind are a major issue in the US: A new military commission process passed […]

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RELIABLE JUDGES REQUIRED

October 2, 2006 kim lien 0

Noted recycler Adele Horin wants and wants and wants us to ask the students. May 17, 2003: If you want to know who the bad teachers are in a school, ask […]

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VALUELESS AUSTRALIA

October 1, 2006 kim lien 0

“There are no peculiarly Australian values that are worth enforcing,” writes the Age’s Terry Lane. Well, presumably aside from the peculiar values that allow gullible columnists to […]

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THIN-SKINNED BOB

October 1, 2006 kim lien 0

Fisking Central notes the following item in Private Eye: Interviewing John Malkovich in the Observer two months ago, Lynn Barber asked about his alleged hatred of Robert Fisk, […]

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MOTOON ANNIVERSARY

October 1, 2006 kim lien 0

The Guardian’s Luke Harding is chilled: Denmark has now drifted to the right – as has neighbouring Sweden, which last week booted out its Social Democrat government. […]

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SUICIDERS ON THE SLIDE

October 1, 2006 kim lien 0

Good news from Iraq, via Jules Crittenden: Al-Qaeda in Iraq has recruiting problems. Allah be praised! Read the whole column. Posted by Tim B. on 10/01/2006 at 12:08 […]

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DNA ANALYSED

October 1, 2006 kim lien 0

Rosa Prince, political correspondent for the Daily Mirror, enjoyed Bill Clinton’s recent Labour Conference appearance: In a speech as powerful as it was persuasive, preacher-man Bill Clinton declared […]

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AL SQUIRA

October 1, 2006 kim lien 0

It’s a squirrel insurgency in California: “The squirrels will be back,” South Bay wildlife rehabilitator Norma Campbell said. “For every one you take out, two more will […]

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FOOD 101

October 1, 2006 kim lien 0

Excuse me, but aren’t Blue Staters meant to be the clever people? Farm Aid is currently performing in New Jersey, where special education is apparently required: The […]

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DOUBLE-STANDARDS WATCH

October 1, 2006 kim lien 0

Andrew Sullivan found himself the target of left-wing unpleasantness a few years ago. Essentially, he was accused of being a slut and a hypocrite. Sullivan was understandably distraught […]