Month: December 30, 2008

Dec 30,2008

Most Ambitious Subhed Ever

From Charles Krauthammer’s longish piece in The Weekly Standard, “The Net-Zero Gas Tax”: A once-in-a-generation way to weaken OPEC, abolish absurd regulations, reduce greenhouse gases, improve our trade balance, gain...

Dec 30,2008

Asking Hamas to stop will surely work!

I’m going to plagiarize a post from Jonah over at the Corner because it’s worth reading in its entirety to understand just how stupid, pointless, and futile it is for...

Dec 30,2008

Iceburn!

The question of how the Camp David Accords played out and whose “fault” it was that they broke down is a vexed one, vexed enough that I know not to...

Dec 30,2008

U.S. plans new supply route for Afghanistan war

The Times reports welcome news today from Afghanistan: WASHINGTON — The United States and NATO are planning to open and expand supply lines through Central Asia to deliver fuel, food...

Dec 29,2008

Glass houses and all that …

I find it a little ironic (in the “interesting coincidence” sense) that TNR is crowing about uncovering a literary hoax. Then again, it might make perfect sense…they have plenty of...

Dec 28,2008

Proportionality

I’m always half-amused, half-disgusted when I hear the usual suspects criticize Israel for responding to the incessant rocket bombardments on its territory with a lack of proportionality. To recap: Hamas, the ruling...