Monthly Archives: September 2007

Columbia sued to prevent access by U.S. military recruiters to their students. They banned the ROTC from their campus. And yet Columbia’s administration talks in glowing terms about allowing diverse opinions and freedom of speach. Somehow it’s appropriate to give … Continue reading

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They liked the Nazis then, and I guess they still do: Send to Kindle

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Anti-semitism is a long tradition at Columbia University, apparently. Their current decision to allow the anti-Semitic thug running Iran follows a pattern, as reported by George Mason University’s History News Network: Columbia University has invited a representative of the world’s … Continue reading

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Today is “Talk Like a Pirate Day!” For details, go to Talk Like a Pirate. Send to Kindle

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I looked at CNN’s website this morning and thought this was worded oddly: The Israeli security Cabinet declared Hamas-controlled Gaza a “hostile entity” today in response to continued Palestinian rocket attacks. The unanimous Cabinet vote represents a major escalation in … Continue reading

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The Google Lunar X-Prize has been announced. 30 million dollars to the first team to land a robotic rover on the moon. I hope it’s as successful as the 10 million dollar Ansari X-Prize. Go to googlelunarxprize.org for more details. … Continue reading

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How the Palestinians responded to this news: Remember, as Matthias Küntzel wrote, “The refusal…to recognize the substance of Islamist ideology–the death cult, the hatred of Jews, and the profound hatred of freedom–leads back again and again to the mistaken ‘discovery’ … Continue reading

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Another interesting article. I found out about this one by way of Instapundit. It’s by Matthias Küntzel. Jew-Hatred and Jihad The Nazi roots of the 9/11 attack: As in the 1930s and 1940s, the sheer absurdity of the claims makes … Continue reading

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Interesting and disturbing article in the Fall 2007 Middle East Quarterly by David Bukay, Peace or Jihad? Abrogation in Islam: That there is no compulsion in Islam and that Islam is a religion of peace are common refrains among Muslim … Continue reading

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Back in 2004 I had the opportunity to be a volunteer with the X-Prize Foundation and so I was there for both launches of SpaceShipOne when it won the 10 million dollar Ansari X-Prize. On September 13, the X-Prize Foundation … Continue reading

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