Thomas Sowell has random thoughts, and (as usual)
they're more worthwhile than the ordered thoughts of many others.
Nothing is more fraudulent than calls for a "dialogue on race." Those who issue such calls are usually quick to cry "racism" at any frank criticism. They are almost invariably seeking a monologue on race, to which others are supposed to listen.Much more randomness at the link.
You can view the editorial cartoons of Pulitzer Prize winner
Michael Ramirez here.
Also Pulitzerwise: Dave
Barry and Joel
Achenbach have nice things to say about winner Gene Weingarten.
Weingarten's prizewinning piece, about a world-renowned violinist
posing as a Metro-stop musician, is hilarious and here.
Pun Salad, as did much of the blogosphere, also enjoyed his piece
from a couple years back
Great Zucchini, "Washington's No. 1 preschool entertainer."
Unintended consequence du jour:
A health warning meant to alert doctors about the potential risks of prescribing antidepressants to youth may have actually triggered a significant rise in suicides among Canadians under age 18, a new study has found.The warning came from "Health Canda", which claims to be the "Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health."
In dubious taste, but still funny: Charleton Heston Still
Refuses to Give up His Gun.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Despite numerous promises in his lifetime to allow his guns to be taken from his cold, dead hands, the late Charlton Heston issued a statement today saying that he will retain possession of his firearms into the afterlife.Diane Feinstein and Michael Moore are displeased.
I just saw Steven Tyler sing "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch at the Red Sox home opener at Fenway.
Update [5:19pm] Now, they have Neil Diamond on video doing "Sweet Caroline". He's looking more like Richard Feynman every day.
Update [5:43pm]. They won, 5-0. After that, how could they not? Apparently Bill Buckner threw out the first pitch to Dewey Evans, as well.