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August 27, 2010 The Watcher 6

Don’t know much about history (What a) Wonderful World – Sam Cooke In an essay 27 years ago, Deep Down we’re all alike, right? Wrong., Charles Krauthammer wrote: Its central axiom is that if one burrows deep enough beneath the Mao jacket, the shapka or the chador, one discovers that [Read More]

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Watcher’s Council Nominations August 25, 2010

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On our way up to Niagara, we stopped at the Wegman’s in Williamsport, PA. My 16 year old pointed out this bumper sticker. Council Submissions The Colossus of Rhodey – Same situation, less tolerance  Right Truth – The Expendables Works Wolf Howling – Victory In Iraq VA Right – Republican Best [Read More]

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Sharif don’t like it Rock the casbah (He thinks it’s not kosher) Rock the Casbah – The Clash This week’s winning council entry, The Razor’s  The Rage Beneath The Surface, examines the Left’s tolerance for intolerance as it explores the issue of the Ground Zero Mosque: Should we subject ourselves to [Read More]

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Watcher’s Council Nominations August 18, 2010

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I’ve wondered. Who’s better – The Temptations or the Four Tops? Anyway, I saw this medley over at Sense of Events, where he writes: They don’t make singing groups like this any more… Council Submissions Rhymes With Right –  Obama Speaks On The Mosque Wolf Howling –  The Social Security [Read More]

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August 13, 2010 The Watcher 4

First of all thank you very much to JoshuaPundit for handling the submissions while I was away on vacation. When you know as well as me You’d rather see me paralyzed Why don’t you just come out once And scream it Positively 4th Street – Bob Dylan This week’s council [Read More]

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Watcher’s Council Nominations – Dog Days Edition

August 11, 2010 JoshuaPundit 5

Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a group of some of the most incisive blogs in the`sphere. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one of their own and one from outside the group for consideration by the whole Council.Then we vote on the best posts, with the results appearing [Read More]

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August 6, 2010 The Watcher 3

Oh yes, I’m the great pretender Adrift in a world of my own The Great Pretender – The Platters Reuters, the once great news service, has fallen on hard times lately. Our winning Council entry, Mere Rhetoric’s After Lebanon Border Ambush, Reuters First Out Of The Gate With Demonstrably False [Read More]

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Watcher’s Council Submissions August 4, 2010

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One look from you, I drift away. I pray that you are here to stay. You got it – Roy Orbison One of the consequences of the Traveling Wilburys was that Jeff Lynne produced Roy Orbison’s final album that included the hit, You got it. Council Submissions The Colossus of [Read More]