by Smitty This is just despicable: KABUL — A growing number of Afghan interpreters who worked alongside American troops are being denied U.S. visas allotted by Congress because the State Department says there is no serious threat against their lives. But the interpreters, many of whom served in Taliban havens for years, say U.S. officials […]
Professor Glenn Reynolds, who knows a thing or two about effective Internet sites, discusses the HealthCare.gov debacle: So the Obamacare website doesn’t work, and nobody knows when it’ll be fixed. Administration officials are pointing toward late November, but they’ve had more than three years to work on it. In about the same amount of time […]
by Smitty But Sometimes Bureaucrats Soar Beyond Simple Background Stories, Brokering Supercilious Bromides Stashed Below Silver Busses Staggered By Squashed Bodies Sacrificed, Bravely Supporting Beliefs Seemingly Broken, Soviet-style — Losing her 1st Amendment rights?
by Smitty Pondering why we can’t talk about guns, Insty quotes Barry Snell . . .we can’t have a rational gun debate is because the anti-gun side pre-supposes that their pro-gun opponents must first accept that guns are bad in order to have a discussion about guns in the first place. . . and concludes: […]
Glenn Greenwald spent the Bush years in a constant state of hysteria about war and infringements of civil liberties. It’s hard to think of a commentator who more typifies the anti-war Left of that era. It is therefore a shock to see Greenwald now grumbling this way: I wonder: does someone who goes from being […]
Jimmie Bise Jr. describes improvements to his Sundries Shack blog, including “a new webhost that will give me a lot more bandwidth so that the next time Glenn Reynolds wants to Instalanche me, my blog will withstand the traffic onslaught like Lieutenant Dan strapped to the main mast.” Two words of advice, Jimmie: Dog sex. […]
Instapundit had this headline: 21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: My Ex Posted “Revenge Porn” Photos Of Me. OK, so this was intriguing, but the whole “revenge porn” theme was forgotten as soon as I started reading the article by the (obviously pseudonymous) “Rhoda Kelly”: I started dating Rob toward the end of high school. He was five […]
What was causing the problem to which ObamaCare was supposed to be the solution? If it was not clear before, it is becoming more so, now that the alleged solution is making the problem worse: Health insurance companies across the country are seeking and winning double-digit increases in premiums for some customers, even though one […]« go back — keep looking »