“With ‘carrier killers’ in its order-of-battle and the economic mess in Washington DC, one should not expect China to kowtow to the barbarians; certainly, not in the South China Sea where it has established a formidable naval presence.”
Archive for August, 2011
“The problem is not Black teenagers having babies with no paternal involvement; it’s up to society to find a way to educate the children… It shouldn’t matter if a high school dropout has an IQ of 70. Her child would be able to be a rocket scientist if society just stopped being so racist and provided more money for schools… ”
“The missile was fired remotely by an Israeli sitting in front of a video screen and operating one of the many drones that periodically fly over Gaza and shoot Palestinians like fish in a fishbowl. The operators are usually female, the preferred group for this kind of desk job.”
“The Canadian Arab Federation sent out an email to alert us all about how much Layton supported … the Canadian Arab Federation.”
Luckily for Brother Ryan, his ‘case’ was heard by a retired senior judge rather than by a kangaroo-court Human Rights Commission tribunal, at which the truth would have been irrelevant, intent meaningless, and guilt could have been determined simply on the basis of the complainant’s “hurt feelings”.
“…that’s what Kate Marshall’s congressional campaign did today, expressing strong support for Israel and then mistakenly leaving in a “background” note about why.”
I wonder who writes up these “background notes”… and, I wonder if Stephen Harper will ever make such a mistake… JG.
A few years ago, I read that Blacks in the States were complaining that there were no convenience stores in their areas, after franchises and owners gave up and moved out because of continual losses caused by robberies and shoplifting.
“…traditional mourning rituals dominated by religion have been discarded, but with nothing equally dignified to replace them, we have turned to sentimentality and kitsch to express our sense of loss.”
“Protocol was invented for a good reason. Protocol allows people to perform on automatic pilot when stress clouds their ability to think clearly.”
“Authorities in Manila and Hanoi have repeatedly accused Chinese vessels this year of interfering with their oil and gas explorations and harassing fishermen within their 200 nautical mile (370 kilometer) exclusive economic zones.”
“When Somali piracy started making headlines in 2008, the response by the world’s governments was to treat it like a military problem with a conventional military solution. They sent warships to cruise around the Indian Ocean with the goal of deterring pirate attacks.”