Archive for: January 10, 2012

January 10, 2012

A Kim-Less Christmas

This past Christmas, the people of North Korea were without their messiah. That is, their self-anointed messiah.

For a sense of just how bad was Kim Jong-Il, I thought I’d share a few anecdotes reflecting the singularly pernicious nature of …

Ron Paul, the anti-Romney

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 10 Jan 2012

Mitt Romney (R-MA), the liberal flip-flopper whose one-word campaign slogan could be “same” — same expanding government, same deficit spending, same eroding constitutional liberties, same foreign policy, same socialized healthcare, different party affiliation and skin color and little else — …

2012 counterterrorism: NYPD acquires fleet of underwater drones

Filed under: War On Terror - 10 Jan 2012

The nation’s largest, most sophisticated law enforcement agency, the New York City Police Department, announced its acquisition of new, high-tech equipment to help police officers keep the city safe from terrorists: the NYPD’s Harbor Unit now possesses six unmanned underwater …

The Curious Candidacy of Elizabeth Warren

Consider the candidacy of Elizabeth Warren, the likely Democratic contender for the US Senate seat from Massachusetts now held by Scott Brown. For a woman boasting such a spectacular resume (Harvard law professor, bankruptcy expert, assistant to the president …