Entries by John Cole

The folks at The Libertarian

The folks at The Libertarian Samizdata express some of my sentiments on the Euro far more succinctly that I have… All I managed to muster is I thought it was dumb and ugly. They agree, but they state it much more eloquently.

Everyone is talking about Cornell

Everyone is talking about Cornell West and the Harvard Flap. CheckInstapundit, check the Economist, check all the other blogs. I refuse to talk about it. My stance is, and will be, that Cornell West is a Bleeding Idiot and should be ignored. Of course, by talking about him I have failed to follow my own […]

National Review Online documents the

National Review Online documents the death of the Kyoto Treaty now that Japan has deep-sixed it. In other treaty news, read this little story about the real losers in 2001, International Treaties. Both articles were written by Nick Schulz, editor of techcentralstation.com. In the aforementioned techcentralstation is this little piece about the dwindling popularity of […]

“The world does not just

“The world does not just disappear because you close your eyes, does it?” – Leonard Shelby, Memento I just loved this quote, from what I think is just a great movie. At any rate, we will have a Leonard Shelby award here at the Curmudgeon’s Corner. The award will be given when most appropriate (this […]

A snide and obnoxious op-ed

A snide and obnoxious op-ed in the L.A. Times by one Norah Vincent self-described ‘senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a think tank set up after Sept. 11 to study terrorism.’ At any rate, this is merely a one-page dossier of all the bile spewed about Giuliani by the left-wing kooks, […]

For those of you who

For those of you who live underneath a rock, a large corporation named Enron has failed. Obviously, it is imperative that 100 people who have no idea how to run a business, and probably are as large as any reason as to why many businesses fail, must hold hearings to find out why it has […]

Miracles never cease. Bob Herbert

Miracles never cease. Bob Herbert has just said something not only mildly amusing, but something I agree with in his latest column (registration required). I actually only agree with a part of what he said, but given my storied past involving acid reflux and Herbert’s columns, this is a baby step in the right direction. […]