Monthly Archives: February 2008

Outlasting Nine Presidents

Commie thug Fidel Castro has resigned the presidency of Cuba, leaving only Hugo Chavez for lefties and Hollywood rich folks to fawn over. The press make much over his “outlasting” every U.S. President since Eisenhower. Over at the Weekly Standard … Continue reading

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Death in Panama

In the course of making revision to this little project, I came across the entry in the 62nd Congress for William W. Wedemeyer, who represented Michigan’s 2nd district. The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress says of Wedemeyer, that … Continue reading

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Westminster Week

Of course you know that Westminster Kennel Club show is being held today and tomorrow at Madison Square Garden. For our household, it’s what the Super Bowl is for everyone else. The difference is that we know many of the … Continue reading

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I Know the Feeling!

The babies now have their eyes open. They’re starting to toddle unsteadily around the whelping box (actually a kid’s paddle pool), growl and tussle (or at least mouth) with their siblings. Faith has been an excellent mother, just like her … Continue reading

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Annals of Bad Sub-Editing

Headline: “Ex-St. Paul teacher is off to workhouse for sex with teen” Silly me. I thought doing it was what landed you there, not what you did after you landed there.

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Great Piece, Lame Performance

Here’s a video of a 2001 performance by the Berlin Philharmonic (!) of Juan Pablo Moncayo’s delightful Huapango. Unfortunately, it’s soddenly conducted by Placido Domingo, whose talents with the baton are distinctly inferior to those with his voice. If you’d … Continue reading

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The Crying Game

Madame, the Cattle Baroness, blubs again at a campaign appearance: Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton had an emotional reunion Monday with a colleague from the early days of her legal career as a child advocate. The moment came as she revisited … Continue reading

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