Monthly Archives: March 2011

B.S.O.G: Wisconsin Republican “Barely makes it on $174,000”

In the clip, Duffy is asked whether he’d support cutting his own salary. Duffy says he would, but only as part of a plan where all public employees’ salaries would be cut. He then said that the $174,000 in salary … Continue reading


From Henry: A Foreign perspective on US Leadership

  ‘Cowboy’ Bush was a far more effective world leader than ‘focus group’ Obama When he was president, George W. Bush’s international leadership was widely mocked and derided by his liberal critics, who loudly declared that his plain-talking style was undermining … Continue reading


Now Playing at the Bar’s DVD player: Collision

A sincere Christian and a sincere (and very erudite) atheist debate each other honestly, openly, and with passion. What began as a correspondence between the two has led to a co-authored book, a debate tour, and now a fascinating documentary—a kind … Continue reading

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Kill Team Photos

Ok, I’ve been wondering when there will be the outcry about the whole kill team photos in Afghanistan in the same way there was over Abu Ghraib. Within a day or two of that story starting it was major news … Continue reading


Playing on the Jukebox at the Bar

Dropkick Murphys: Going out in style More of the celtic punk we have come to know, love and expect from the Boys from Boston


Study on Sex Trafficing called “Junk Science”

ATTORNEYS REPRESENTING CRAIGSLIST told Congress on September 15 that the ubiquitous Web classifieds site was closing its adult section.  Under intense scrutiny from the government and crusading advocacy groups, as well as state attorneys general, owner Craig Newmark memorably applied … Continue reading


It’s the End of the World As We Know It: Bachman in?

Once upon a time, I considered myself a Republican. On a variety of issues, including gun control, they still are more representative of my views. On other issues, I believe they have their heads in the sand..or maybe up their … Continue reading


from The Right: Major Obamacare backer may seek waiver for New York City

That’s right…he is considering a waiver to opt out of the very health care program he supported.  The question is…who is this weiner? Rep. Anthony Weiner said Wednesday he was looking into how a health law waiver might work for … Continue reading

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From Henry: “Lemons Falling Apart”

BISMARCK, N.D. — A wind energy project in north-central North Dakota has resumed generating power, a spokeswoman said Monday, a week after the rotor and three giant blades on one of its towers plummeted to the ground. The wind farm … Continue reading


CNN: Fox News Lied about Human Shields

A CNN reporter has refuted a claim by Fox News that television reporters were used as “human shields” in Libya, calling the allegation an “outrageous” falsehood. Reacting to word that a caravan of about 40 journalists were touring a Libyan … Continue reading