Saddam’s WMDs in Syria?

Remember when it was reported that the reason that there were few WMDs found in Iraq was that Saddam had them moved to Syria? In an article published in the New York Sun in December of 2005, Israeli sources were quoted that this was a likely scenario: Saddam Hussein moved his chemical weapons to Syria…

I Hate Wasps!

If you would, please imagine that I am writing a piece for my local paper.  The story is about a bunch of wasps that somehow got lose in a local Methodist or Lutheran Church this past Sunday.  I have a picture taken from a cell phone showing the congregation in disarray.  Some people are obviously…

Clearing the Air

OK, so, treating you, the RNL reader, as though we are all part of a family, I am calling a family meeting.  The issue is the on-going feud between Kells and I.  In the interest of full disclosure, there is an off-line history here.  I am telling you now that I allowed myself to get…

Rule 5: Friday Down Under

In a bit of a salute to my home for the past week, Australia, here’s a little Delta Goodrem… From Wikipedia: Delta Lea Goodrem (born 9 November 1984) is an Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress. Signed to Sony at the age of 15, Goodrem rose to prominence in 2002, starring in the Australian soap opera…

Cowboys and Indians

Just different Indians – the south Asian variety: The era of Gandhi-like peaceful protests in India is over — the Hindu nation is now second in gun ownership in the world. The Los Angeles Times reports that Indians own about 40 million guns, second only to the United States and our roughly 300 million guns.…

The Islamic Republic of Pennsylvania?

Andrew McCarthy at The Corner has this little example: A state judge in Pennsylvania has dismissed an assault and harrassment case against a Muslim defendant who admitted attacking the victim. Magistrate Judge Mark Martin, a veteran of the war in Iraq and a convert to Islam, ruled that Talag Elbayomy’s sharia defense – what he…

Time to Leave the Ungrateful Host

Well now… the Afghan people are upset that U.S. forces have burned some “holy” books.  Well “detainees” were using these holy books to pass secret messages between themselves (which according to their religious tenets is a no no) and when found out the books were burned in a justified attempt to squelch unacceptable communication between prisoners.  And as…

King Canute Commands The Tides

More “over-suggesting” from the President, something that Obama has elevated to an art form. The only way that people can believe this is to completely ignore facts, facts that are easily discoverable by accessing data provided by the very government that Obama was elected to lead. Investor’s Business Daily reports: The White House billed President…