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Which sentiment: P.C., Anti-Christian, or “to heck with it”?

UPDATE 1:  They caved!  No, not the airport – the Rabbi and the lawyer.  Seems that public opinion turned against the Rabbi (according to this CNN story) Christmas trees are going back up at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Pat Davis, president of the Port of Seattle commission, which directs airport operations, said late Monday that maintenance …

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She’s not PC enough for us

UPDATE 1 REALLY, she’s not PC enough for us! According to CNN and Yahoo, Gallaudent’s Board of Trustees has weaseled out and determined that Dr. Fernandes is out: "Although undoubtedly there will be some members of the community who have differing views on the meaning of this decision, we believe that it is a necessity …

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Go Aussies!

The more I read about John Howard and his Administration’s no-nonsense plain talk, my heart goes all aflutter (especially since I think the cough syrup I’ve been using to combat this dratted cough may be cracked up to more than it should be…so much for non-drowsy). (H/T: LGF) Straight talk from Australian Prime Minister John …

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You may have your own reality, but not your own set of laws

From the Rocky Mountain News: Campers to protest Columbus Day parade AIM, others won’t seek permits to pitch tents near Capitol By Lou Kilzer, Rocky Mountain News  October 3, 2006 The American Indian Movement and other activist groups plan to camp at Denver’s Civic Center without permits this weekend to protest Saturday’s Columbus Day parade. …

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People in glass houses….

All over the world, we see world leaders criticizing us, both for our domestic policies as well as our foreign policies. Our media seems to delight in reporting almost any slight. What I keep thinking has been well captured over at Betsy’s Page:   Why praise dictators who lecture us on freedom? One Indian columnist …

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So why do I not hear “Discrimination!!!”

At TongueTied: Homosexuality trumps the Bible — but not the Koran: "A police force was caught up in a freedom of speech row after its officers arrested an anti-gay campaigner for handing out leaflets at a homosexual rally. South Wales police admitted evangelical Christian Stephen Green was then charged purely because his pamphlets contained anti-gay …

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Is competition really that bad? Apparently some think so.

We’ve all heard the stories of children’s sports leagues where there are no winners and losers- a perfect, utopian world where everybody is a winner and everyone gets a trophy. There’s even places, we’re told, where scores are not kept, because determining a "winner" is not as important as everybody having fun. Usually this stuff happens …

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Acknowledging the right way

During lunch, I do tend to surf a bit.  A number of the blogs that I read are reporting this news (hat tip to Powerline and the article here) about the New York Supreme Court decision just handed down.  What they just ruled on was that the New York State Constitution has no inherent right …

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Giving away Free Speech?

What is the connection between Ann Coulter (a conservative not well liked by prickly Liberals everywhere) and with what are known as the Mohammad Cartoons (REALLY not liked by prickly Muslims everywhere)? The Danish newspaper "Jyllands-Posten" created a controversy last year. The Editor felt that a curtain of silence was descending upon Danish society in …

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