Monthly Archives: March 2007

Sharia in Germany?

A German judge (woman) has written an opinion allowing a Muslim husband to beat his wife (and prevent her from getting a divorce) because the Koran allows this and they are both Muslims!! Unbelievable. Why don’t the Germans just surrender … Continue reading

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Abusing Handicap Parking Passes!?!

I am shocked, shocked! at this development. There are apparently people abusing handicapped parking passes, and…if you can believe this…as the cost for parking rises, so do the number of handicapped parking passes (they don’t have to pay parking meters). … Continue reading

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Housing Bust Spreads (Big Surprise)

So today we read that loan difficulties are spreading beyond subprime loans to so-called “Alt-A” loans, which come somewhere between subprime and good. This comes as no surprise as we watch the housing bust unfold. The difficulties will eventually spread … Continue reading

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Housing Bust (Good Investigative Article)

This is an excellent investigative article from the Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer tracking just how bad some parts of the housing market have gotten and how they have gotten that way. As usual the federal government is clueless, but insuring … Continue reading

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Badger’s Old Division In The News

Here is an interesting piece in the New York Times on Badger’s old division and the difficulty that all Army units are having sustaining readiness in the current environment. Whatever else may happen in Iraq, the Army is being seriously … Continue reading

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Al Mohler Lights a Fire Storm

Al Mohler has a fascinating blog discussion on the possibility of finding a genetic link for being “gay.” It has unleashed a firestorm from both sides, religous conservatives and homosexuals.

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What Eric Does for a Living

Here is a pretty good article on what Eric is going to do for a living. Very interesting.

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More Blood in the Housing Market

The fallout continues in the subprime market, both in the number of foreclosures and in the stock market. It is hard to say where this will all end. So far the conventional wisdom is that it will all be contained … Continue reading

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Housing Bust…Continued

The New York Times has a good overall description of the bloodbath in the subprime market. My own prediction is that fraud in the mortgage market has run absolutely rampant in the past couple of years and will be exposed … Continue reading

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MoveOnOutofMichigan.org

An editorial from the Wall Street Journal. It does a good job of explaining what is happening in Michigan. Higher taxes lead to lower growth, which leads to even higher taxes, with no effort at reining in the growth of … Continue reading

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