Thursday, March 27, 2008

Monday, March 24, 2008

Why do we have a "farsi-spoken-here" radio station?

Here I was minding my own business, reading a web post, by majd hooman, about dubya saying something stupid. Then I read that he said something stupid on ". . . Radio Farda, the U.S. government radio station that broadcasts into Iran in Farsi . . !"

Yikes! Who's paying for this? Read and weep. How much? A cursory web search reveals that Radio Farda may have had an $8 million dollar appropriation, in 2005, from the US Congress.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Paul Scofield -- RIP

Oscar-Winning Actor Paul Scofield Dies

Actor Richard Burton, once regarded as the natural heir to Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud at the summit of British theater, said it was Scofield who deserved that place. "Of the 10 greatest moments in the theater, eight are Scofield's," he said.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

The Benies of Libertarianism

I can read and assimilate well-taken points from across the political spectrum, such as Bob Cesca's

Bush's Iraq Strategery: Blame The Troops.

Why have libertarians ceded the non-interventionist ground to the left. Why do we wait until the left states the obvious?

Saturday, March 8, 2008

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Houston TX

Sam Houston Airport