Category Archives: Political Commentary

Better Than Bono

The president is going to nominate Paul Wolfowitz to head the World Bank. This will make certain persons’ heads explode. I hope.

I know that schadenfreude is an unworthy emotion, but one of the biggest reasons that I wanted to see Bush reelected was because it would make the moonbats so foaming-at-the-mouth, furiously nuts.

EU About To Implode?

The Dutch are having their doubts:

The Government has announced that a referendum on the constitution will take place on June 1. It will be the first time that Dutch citizens are asked what they think of the EU.

While international attention has been focused on the French referendum, just three days earlier on May 29, the Dutch are far more likely to slam on the brakes of the constitutional juggernaut. Polls in France still show a majority in favour of the constitution, but the Government in The Hague has been shocked to find that a majority of its citizens are opposed, and by no small margin.

A recent poll was telling. It showed that 42 per cent of Dutch would choose to vote

Heap Big Wampum

Apparently, copyright violation, academic fraud, resume padding, and vile mindless leftist rants calling for the overthrow of the US government are healthy activities for one’s bank account, at least if you’re employed by the University of Colorado:

CU’s buyout offer will be in the “$3-$5 million range – possibly higher”

Hmmmm…not a bad payoff for Chief Pants-On-Fire.

If CU is seeing their out-of-state admissions fall now, just wait until the news of this gets out. Not to mention what may happen to alumni donations.

The link also links to a story about a professor who they have managed to release, with no buyout. But that was different–it was apparently because he’s a (presumably untenured) Christian. Can’t have that.

[Update about 12:45 PM EST]

The Pirate Ballerina site seems to be down, for those wondering why the link was dead. But it was a link to a story at the Rockey Mountain News.