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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Coulter on the Death Penalty

In the matter of the execution of the recently late Mr. Davis:
It's nearly impossible to receive a death sentence these days -- unless you do something completely crazy like shoot a cop in full view of dozens of witnesses in a Burger King parking lot, only a few hours after shooting at a passing car while exiting a party.

That's what Troy Davis did in August 1989. Davis is the media's current baby seal of death row.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A brief history of Palestine

In case you need to brush up on your 20th Century Israeli/Palestinian history:

HT: Powerlineblog

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

America's first European President?

Concerning Europe, Brett Stephens writes:

"(T)here is always a danger in substituting grandiosity for achievement, mistaking pronouncements for facts, or, more generally, believing in your own nonsense." 

He could be describing Barrack Obama.

Moral standards have been replaced by feelings.

Dennis Prager:
"Forty years ago, I began writing and lecturing about this problem. It was then that I began asking students if they would save their dog or a stranger first if both were drowning. The majority always voted against the stranger — because, they explained, they loved their dog and they didn’t love the stranger.
"They followed their feelings.

"Without God and Judeo-Christian religions, what else is there?"
Sounds about right to me.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Spengler explains what's with all the horror movies these days...

"What produces monsters is not the sleep of reason but the absence of faith."

The entire essay, worth reading, is here.
(HT Pajamasmedia)