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  • Principled Stripping Over Invasive Scanners

    A San Diego man recently decided that he’d rather strip down to his boxers than be submitted to the TSA’s invasive body scanners.  He didn’t refuse the pat-down, but the TSA agents wouldn’t do it without his clothes on.  So, they’re willing to take naked pictures of you, and molest you, but not do both …

  • Stories from the Weekend

    Bernanke’s worst nightmare: Ron Paul Obama hails Iraq ‘milestone’ after power-sharing deal Supreme Court rejects bid to end Pentagon’s gay ban NATO: Five service members killed in Afghanistan West cannot defeat al-Qaeda, says UK forces chief ‘Invasive’ Airport Screening Stirs Backlash Among Airline Passengers Nazis Were Given ‘Safe Haven’ in US,  Report Says Obama doesn’t …

  • Ron Paul gets auto-tuned

    From the makers of the “Bed Intruder” song comes this piece of news parody: Ron Paul shows up around 2:05.

  • Headline Roundup (7/8/10)

    In the news: Ann Coulter says Michael Steele is right and Bill Kristol should resign! And while there are admittedly still some trappings of neo-conservative thought (those same themes that Republicans are unequivocally good, Democrats unequivocally bad, the war in Iraq was justified, etc.) throughout her piece, she presents a pretty compelling defense of Steele’s …

  • Headline Roundup (7/7/10)

    In the news: The Southern Avenger interviews Tom Woods. In case you haven’t seen it, here’s the Interview w/ a Zombie video that Dr. Woods references. The Health Care Trainwreck. Rejected: Obama approval rating down to 38% among independents. Terms of Service: If you don’t read a website’s TOS, should that make you a criminal? …

  • Headline Roundup (7/6/10)

    In the news: “Controversial” opinions on your website? The TSA is going to block its employees from accessing your site on the agency’s computers. Meanwhile, the feds are still stonewalling about the use of pornography on government computers by MMS and SEC employees while on the job. PS: you want to hear a controversial opinion- …

  • Headline Roundup (7/2/10)

    In the news: Shocking: As economy falters, Obama prepares to attack Republicans. Employment probably dropped on Census cutbacks. Legerdemain: Obama figured out how to lower unemployment rate even though people lost jobs and didn’t get hired. Military Draft: They call for one on MSNBC of all places! Ed Morrissey takes a look at the dissenters …

  • Headline Roundup (7/1/10)

    In the news: Beyond Satire: Remember when Mr. Obama got a Nobel Peace Prize for… well, for not being George W. Bush (too bad that his policies aren’t any different). Well now the National Constitution Center in Washington has awarded Tony Blair the Liberty medal for his role in “bringing liberty to the people of …

  • Headline Roundup (6/30/10)

    In the news: Elena Kagan seems to think the government has the legitimate Constitutional power to require all Americans “to eat three fruits, and three vegetables a day.” She says it’s a dumb law, but implies that as a Justice we can count on her to uphold it as Constitutional under the Commerce Clause. See …

  • Headline Roundup (6/24/10)

    In the news: Shallow Al? Portland woman says Al Gore groped her and made unwanted sexual advances during a massage session in an Oregon hotel suite, calls him a giggling “crazed sex poodle.” The woman alleges Mr. Gore forced her to drink Marnier, pinned her to a bed, and forcibly French kissed her. No charges …