Sometimes I think North Korea doesn’t actually want a nuclear bomb. It just wants attention.
Kurt Loder (yes, that Kurt Loder) has written an excellent, must-read analysis of Michael Moore’s new movie. Best quote: “…I couldn’t help recalling that when Fidel Castro became gravely ill last year, he didn’t put himself in the hands of a Cuban surgeon. No. Instead, he had a specialist flown in — from Spain.”
Socialized medicine is a very, very bad idea. The current system needs to be fixed, for sure, but government oversight is a massive, gigantic error.
Sure, people in other countries get medical care for free. They also have waiting lists. For things like surgery.
Fix our system, but don’t involve the bureaucrats. They screw everything up.
iPhone is here, and I want one. Even so, I find the frenzy off-putting. Even Boing-Boing is caught up in it, which is a little disheartening.
The Supreme Court has decided that it will, in fact, hear a case from the prisoners at Gitmo.
This makes perfect sense to me. The Bill of Rights is intended to cover the inherent rights of all human beings, not just American citizens. It is this technicality that is frequently overlooked by opponents to amnesty for illegal immigrants.
They’re here, they’re on our soil, and they deserve basic rights.
Apparently the UK is beset with increasingly incompetent terrorists.