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Victor Davis Hanson on NRO on The Western Disease.

Poor Man’s Hero-Controversial Swedish Libertarian Johan Norberg champions globalization as the best hope for the developing world.

Sites we've been looking at lately:
Longest Running TV Shows
NBC.com- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


It appears that I'm finally a terrorist suspect:
FBI urges police to watch for people carrying almanacs.

Nude, but not in Omaha.
USATODAY.com - Woman ticketed for appearing naked on Internet.

We saw this coming: OnStar=Big Brother.
This Car Can Talk. What It Says May Cause Concern. (NYT).


A NYT series of articles that examine trends for 2004: 2 Industries Converge: Media and Technology in 2004.


Virginia Postrel - Light Unto the Wealth of Nations:How Christmas displays illuminate a strong economy, in Reason.

Reason and Faith, Eternally Bound - NYT column mentioning our boys - Dawkins & Dennett in the good fight for Reason.

Bjorn Lomborg, The Skeptical Environmentalist, has been cleared of the ridiculous charges of "Scientific Dishonesty" brought by leftist "environmentalists".

Hunting Hussein Led U.S. to Insurgent Hub.


Victor Davis Hanson on War & Europe on National Review Online

Check out this 360 degrees panorama of Bryant-Denny stadium in Tuscaloosa the The University of Alabama.

Ten Ads America won't see.


Beagle spacecraft 'reaches Mars'.

Our intelligence people can't get everything, but this is a big one:
U.S.-Russia Team Seizes Uranium At Bulgaria Plant.

A little mad cow to liven up the holidays.



A best list of "best of" listsFimoculous.com. I'm a sucker for lists.

From DEBKAfile, a site focusing on international terrorism, this observation - Indications Saddam Was Not in Hiding But a Captive.

Orson Scott Card - a scifi legend - explains how the Democratic presidential candidates and their mass media are trying to hurt America's war on terrorism for short term political gain. And he's a Democrat.


New York Film Critics Circle surprisingly gave its Best Picture award to Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King. That's a good sign, not that I ever had any doubt.


New Iraqi Leaders Confront Their Former Dictator - How differently it would have gone if he were questioning them.

Headline of the year: Saddam Hussein Captured Alive Near Tikrit.


I'm glad that there is so little for our government to worry about that they can focus on this: Nasty Language on Live TV Renews Old Debate (TechNews.com).


2004 Will Be the U.S.'S Best Year Economically in Last 20 Years, The Conference Board Reports in a Revised Forecast - It appears that the economy won't be the place for leftists to attack President Bush.


More on Bush & Space Revival:Dennis E. Powell on Space Exploration on National Review Online.

This is the most popular new personality quiz online - Spacefem.com: Your Color. I'm Yellow - ffff00.

I enjoy trying to keep up with the tinking of these guys - Edge: THE NEW HUMANISTS.

I can get annoyed with our government, but sometimes they get things right:
Bush Repeals Steel Tariffs and Return to Moon May Be on Agenda.