Odds and Ends
"President Bush Defends Rapist-Murderer to Appease Mexico." The headline says it all.
William Lind has been spot-on in writing about the war. Here is his latest where he says that the surge is not working. "The only meaningful definition of 'winning' is seeing the re-emergence of a real Iraqi state, and by that standard we are no closer to victory than we ever were. Nor can I see anything on the horizon that could move us closer to such a victory, other than a complete American withdrawal, which begins to look as unlikely under Hillary as under George."
Georgie Anne Geyer (she's been on the money, too) wonders why we didn't learn anything from the British experience in Iraq. Well, history is pretty much bunk, right?
This just made my skin crawl.
A relatively fair article about Doug Wilson and New Saint Andrews College in the New York Times.
No, we aren't running out of workers.
George W. Bush--Theologian!
Is Bush a Holocaust Denier? Conservatives from Buchanan to Limbaugh, as well as the CFR, foreign-policy establishment types, are up in arms about a House-sponsored resolution calling the Turkish slaughter of Armenians genocide. Why? Can't Christians be victims, too?
I hadn't seen this, but Izzy wrote a piece at Taki's site. Here is how she describes me: "Darrell Dow, a Baptist and another enthusiastic homeschool parent, also doesn’t shy away from airing impolitic thoughts about schooling and the Almighty."