Archive for: May 18, 2006

May 18, 2006

It’s Just a Movie!

Back in the 80s when “Saturday Night Live” didn’t suck out loud, William Shatner did a famous skit where he told off “Star Trek” fans for spending so much time on the show. His oft-quoted line, “Get a life, would …

Are Guns To Blame For Murder-Suicides In Switzerland?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,Second Amendment - 18 May 2006

In an article posted at the BBC News website, entitled, “Domestic killings shock Swiss”, the author references Martin Boess, head of Switzerland’s crime prevention unit, as blaming, “the Swiss army’s policy of requiring Swiss men, who all have to do …

Mexico, ACLU Preparing Lawsuit Against US Over Guard Deployment

A representative from Mexican President Vicente Fox claims that if the US National Guard troops detain illegal aliens crossing the US-Mexico border, the Fox government will file a lawsuit against the Bush Administration in US federal court. At first, …

Americans in Wonderland

I’m reading my granddaughter Alice in Wonderland. Maybe I should just read her the daily newspaper. The New York Times won a Pulitzer Prize for informing our terrorist enemies who want to kill us that our government was listening …

Floyd Patterson A Gentle Man In A Violent World

Filed under: Potpourri - 18 May 2006

Floyd Patterson, who died last week at 71, isn’t considered one of the greatest heavyweight champions. He might well be remembered, though, as one of the best men ever to hold the crown. My guess is that would …