A look inside the war rooms on the war
Leaders are instructing Democratic lawmakers to blitz their states with anti-Bush messages as the Senate gears up for an all-night debate on Iraq withdrawal, according to an internal memo provided to The Politico by a Democratic official.
Since when do Democrat lawmakers have to be instructed to deliver anti-Bush messages?
Sweden struggles to integrate Muslim immigrants
Sweden has welcomed immigrants with open arms for decades but now it is grappling with how to integrate them into society, especially in the southern town of Malmoe amid a massive influx of refugees.
Note that it's the Swedes who are doing the struggling, as opposed to the immigrants. Is there a lesson there for us?
FBI: Iraqis Being Smuggled Across the Rio Grande
The FBI is investigating an alleged human smuggling operation based in Chaparral, N.M., that agents say is bringing "Iraqis and other Middle Eastern" individuals across the Rio Grande from Mexico.
They're coming here to do the jobs that Americans won't do, no doubt. Will the shamnesty crowd come to their aid if we try to deport them?
Icongraphy: Homer-erotic mischief riles pagans
A DOUGHNUT-wielding Homer Simpson seems the perfect accompaniment for a sexually aroused club-wielding giant, but the pagans of England disagree. A 60-metre tall Homer, painted as a publicity stunt next to the Cerne giant carved into a hillside in southern England, was described as "very disrespectful and not at all aesthetically pleasing" by Ann Bryn-Evans, who rejoices in the title "joint Wessex district manager for the Pagan Federation".
How insensitive! Paganism shouldn't be treated so lightly. It should be repsected, like any other religious belief system. Except Christianity, of course.