I believe in the free speech that liberals used to believe in, the economic freedom that conservatives used to believe in, and the personal freedom that America used to believe in.
I’m with Mark Jaquith:
Halloween is my least favorite holiday (or rather, holiday eve). At its very best, it can be a celebration of the season and a diverse display of clever costumes. But more often than not, it’s about store-bought licensed character costumes, more candy than a person should ever eat in a year, and [...]
This is brilliant:
H/T: Tertium Quids
H/T: Jason Pye
Nate Silver digs into the details of the latest Siena poll in search of answers:
Consider the Siena poll out this morning, which has all sorts of useful cross-tabs. Scozzafava’s supporters in this poll:
– Have a favorable view of Barack Obama by a 64-31 margin.
– Have an unfavorable view of Hoffman 15-57.
– Have an unfavorable [...]
In an article that originally appeared at CBN.com, but was subsequently removed, and which also appears at Charisma.com, Kimberly Daniels joins Pope Benedict in raving about the alleged evils of Halloween:
The key word in discussing Halloween is “dedicated.” It is dedicated to darkness and is an accursed season. During Halloween, time-released curses are always loosed. [...]
There’s a serious political crisis developing in Afghanistan:
KABUL — A presidential run-off election planned for Nov. 7 was thrown into turmoil Saturday, with the main challenger to President Hamid Karzai, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah, widely expected to pull out of the race.
Campaign spokesmen for Abdullah said he had not made a final decision but [...]
Don’t plan on trick-or-treating at The Vatican this year:
The Vatican attempted to put a brake on the growing popularity of Halloween yesterday, branding it anti-Christian and dangerous.
The condemnation follows criticism from Catholic bishops who this week urged parents not to let their children dress up as ghosts and goblins.
The Vatican sHalloween is largely a secular [...]
Well, this is a different version of a story we’ve seen before:
A soft-spoken Muslim woman tried to slit her Staten Island husband’s throat as he slept – enraged that he made her eat pork and wear sexy skirts, officials said.
“It’s time for you to die!” screamed Rabia Sarwar as she pounced on hubby Sheikh Naseem, [...]
The Washington Post reports this morning that President Obama is apparently looking at options for Afghanistan other than the one put forward by General Stanley McChrystal:
President Obama has asked the Pentagon’s top generals to provide him with more options for troop levels in Afghanistan, two U.S. officials said late Friday, with one adding that some [...]
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