Links for 3-30-2012

Links for 3-29-2012

  • Mike McNally at PJ Media: “Britain Waits For Obama to Comment Movingly and Eloquently on Gun Murders of White Tourists by Black Youth”

  • Nearly 10% of New Hampshire’s food stamp recipients have an out of state address.

  • John Bolton accused the Obama administration of leaking the “Israeli airbases in Azerbaijan” story to halt an Israeli attack on Iran. I don’t know if it’s true, but it’s plausible.

  • Bill Whittle, Scott Ott, and Stephen Green on Obama’s “Gen44”:

Links for 3-28-2012

  • Lyle Denniston of SCOTUSblog wrote summaries of the severability and Medicaid mandate discussions during the third day of ObamaCare oral arguments at the Supreme Court. Here is Hans von Spakovsky’s take. And Ben Shapiro’s.

  • Recent polls indicate that a majority of Americans want to withdraw our forces from Afghanistan. I suspect a major contributor to this is the feeling that Afghans do not appreciate sacrifices like this one: Specialist Dennis Weichel of the Rhode Island National Guard died saving a small Afghan girl from being run over by a MRAP in Laghman Province. Specialist Weichel had three kids of his own.

  • Israel may have parlayed its relationship with Azerbaijan into access to airbases on Iran’s northern border that it could use to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities.

  • The chairman of Rice University’s political department, Mark P. Jones, analyzed Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst’s record in the last legislative session. It’s no surprise to conservatives that Dewhurst is a “moderate” Republican who used his position as leader of the state senate to derail conservative bills.

  • Jeff Bezos funded a group that located the F-1 engines that launched Apollo 11 to the moon. They’re 14,000 feet deep in the Atlantic, but he’s going to attempt to recover at least one of them.

  • Another Kirti monk, Lobsang Sherab, self-immolated in Ngaba. Jamphel Yeshi, the Tibetan who self-immolated in New Delhi on Monday, passed away today. He left behind a letter that said in part, “The fact that Tibetan people are setting themselves on fire in this 21st century is to let the world know about their suffering, and to tell the world about the denial of basic human rights. If you have any empathy, stand up for the Tibetan people.”

Links for 3-27-2012

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