Friday, December 21, 2007

Canada Rules

Steven Harper met the Dalai Lama at his official office, and certain countries are unhappy about it. But Harper turned that criticism away with this deft bit of analysis:

"I met the Dalai Lama in my office but I meet everyone in my office. I don't know why I would sneak off to a hotel room just to meet the Dalai Lama. You know, he's not a call girl," Harper told OMNI television.

He quickly added: "As I say, he's a respected international spiritual leader."

Friday, December 14, 2007

Some Good Advice

From the Globe and Mail:
Avoid sharing a crack pipe, university warns

Saturday, December 08, 2007

Lou Dobbs Democrats

I'm not really into the idea of talking politics in a public forum, but this caught my eye:
“If you can build a school in South Africa, build one in South Carolina,” Linda Dogan, a member of the City Council in Spartanburg, said on the conference call, which was organized by the Edwards campaign.

which might remind you of this piece of work
And, my friends, the job will be done when we stop opening firehouses in Baghdad while closing them down here in the United States of America.

courtesy of Edward's former running mate John Kerry...
See also this, and Steven Landsburg's entry here.
Kucinich isn't any better.
Since when did the filthy scourge of racism take such a strong hold of the Democratic Party? Behind every argument to pull out of Iraq yesterday, lies the implicit belief that Iraqi lives are less valuable than the lives of American soldiers. It's a racist sentiment that I feel more than a little uncomfortable with.