Archive for September, 2010

Watcher’s Council Submissions September 28, 2010

Tweet For some reason, I was thinking about this scene this week. It’s fun to watch as the music take over and both John Book (Harrison Ford) and Rachel (Kelly McGillis) overcome their initial reticence – because dancing is against the mores of her society and they both know they have no future together – […]

The Council has Spoken 092610

Tweet Be nice to people who Are inferior to you. National Brotherhood Week – Tom Lehrer In this week’s winning Council post,  Does Islam Tolerate Secularism?, The Razor draws on his personal experience and observes: Nations in the Islamic world followed the pattern of growing secularism until the 1970’s when the Iranian Revolution of 1979 saw […]

Watcher Council Nominations September 22, 2010

Tweet Your eyes cast a spell that bewitches. The last time I needed twenty stitches The masochism tango – Tom Lehrer In one of the more talked about news stories this week a former supporter of President Obama said: “I’m one of your middle class Americans. And quite frankly, I’m exhausted. Exhausted of defending you, […]

The Council has Spoken 091710

Tweet Dr. Eric Wargotz who just won the Republican primary for Senate in Maryland now faces the unenviable task of taking on incumbent Senator Barbara Mikulski running for her 5th term. If nothing else, Dr. Wargotz has a sense of humor, like that of John Dennis. Both are taking on liberal legends. They’re both longshots, […]

Watcher Council Nominations September 15, 2010

Tweet Since this is the political season, how about if I brighten your day with clever political ads? This is one that JoshuaPundit sent my way. If you have other suggestions, please let me know! In Council news, I’d like to welcome GrEaT sAtAn”S gIrLfRiEnD to our exclusive club! Please check out her blog and […]

A tale of two outrages

Tweet From Jay Tea at Wizbang: In Florida, this two-bit whacko preacher threatened to burn Korans. This nobody managed to garner all kinds of attention from around the world. Muslims all over the place were outraged. The New Black Panther Party issued veiled threats. President Obama said it was a bad thing. General Petraeus, from […]

The Council has Spoken 091210

Tweet There’s a snapshot of that day. I arrived home early from work. My wife and newborn daughter were sitting out front on the sun drenched lawn on a beautiful, mild autumn day. That snapshot was the picture of serenity and joy. But it was also a facade. I left work early that day to […]

Watcher Council Nominations September 8, 2010

Tweet No music video today. The more I think about it, the more the recent Time Magazine cover story bothers me. So I couldn’t help thinking, what if they had looked for missing peace partners elsewhere? Council Submissions Mere Rhetoric – TIME: “Israelis Too Busy Making Money And Partying On Stolen Arab Land To Make […]

The Council has Spoken 090310

Tweet I get the news I need on the weather report. Oh, I can gather all the news I need on the weather report The only living boy in New York – Simon and Garfunkel After reading this week’s winning entries, it’s not hard to understand that you really might get all the news you […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations September 1, 2010

Tweet Why did you start blogging? If I remember correctly it was the combination of 9/11 and the so-called “Aqsa intifada” and the attendant reporting (or mis-reporting) that encouraged me to get started. The organization, Honest Reporting got started due the latter. In this video, Tuvia Grossman meets the soldier (actually border policeman) who saved […]