Saturday, July 3, 2010

BP Texas Refinery Had Huge Toxic Release Just Before Gulf Blowout

So this poison spewed forty days and forty nights?

I'm seeing blame here placed squarely on the heads of members of the national media, essentially saying, if the media had given a damn, this poison would have halted. I fail to see how that is any kind of tolerable excuse. This is the sort of thing you're expected to know because you're paying attention.

Fear of violence looms as Mexicans prepare to head to elections

It's supposedly a referendum on the war against the cartels. What if the voters vote against it? What then?

Bill Keller's self-defense on "torture"

The politics isn't the point. It's that a term one begins using as a result of political and social pressure is politically correct, and the term that was replaced by the new term, is not. To state otherwise, as this NY Times executive has, is to turn reality on its head.

By the way, I didn't stop reading news. I was still nursing a cold. Hard to post on all the important things I read when I have a lack of energy. I'll try to keep it up and at least put the important things here.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Randall Cunningham's young son dies in tragic accident,252593


Monday, June 28, 2010

Gun rights extended by Supreme Court

Looks like a pretty big deal. Some fundamental issues were left in no man's land for decades with plenty of people magically believing this or that version that suited their views. Now there's a proper precedent, even if it is 5-4. Almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.