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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Wynn: business community is scared to death of the weird political philosophy of Obama

HotAir's Green Room has comments and links: Wynn - "Everybody’s afraid of the government and there’s no need soft peddling it, it’s the truth. It is the truth. And that’s true of Democratic businessman and Republican businessman, and I am a Democratic businessman."

Meanwhile, in the South China Sea: “Forget the US”

J.E. Dyer: Senator James Webb (D-VA) told David Gregory on Meet the Press three weeks ago that he thinks the US is facing a “Munich moment” with China in Southeast Asia. While no exact analogy is on the horizon to the original Munich moment – Neville Chamberlain proclaiming “peace in our time” after agreeing with Hitler to the partition of Czechoslovakia – Webb’s larger point is that China’s career of aggression in the South China Sea needs checking.

The South China Sea dispute is about whether the US will enforce an international “rule of law” environment in which longstanding conventions are honored, smaller nations are not imposed upon, and threats to shipping are not allowed to gain the upper hand.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Were the Mumbai terror attacks carried out by paid criminals?

Times of India: Has money begun playing a bigger role than ideology? And are the motivations and anger of fringe groups being translated into action executed by criminals, sometimes so lowly that they are conveniently anonymous?

Midway, GA is most recent town

protected from the peril of homemade lemonade.

Woman Gropes TSA Agent's Breast at Security Checkpoint

Man bites dog.

Bill That Will Allow Everyone to Apply for Obamacare Waivers

Gateway Pundit has comments and links.

Antidote to O'care: 24/7 Access to MD via Phone/Video

Carpe Diem: market-based, consumer-driven, convenient and affordable health care delivery as an alternative to government-managed Obamacare.

Sorry for the non-existent blogging

Been getting my 95 yo mother settled in a nursing home.

Italy and the euro - On the edge

Economist: Euro on the verge of destruction.