In a meeting today in honor of Ban Ki-moon at the UN Association, Human Rights Foundation president Thor Halvorssen brought the escalating crisis over the impending shutdown of Venezuelan TV channel RCTV to the Secretary-General’s attention, giving him a copy of a letter to Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez, co-authored by former UN ambassador Armando Valladares
Meanwhile, Chavez wants to nationalize Sidor, Venezuela’s biggest steel mill, which doesn’t sit well with the Argentinians.
The Dem’s contempt for our great nation continues to manifest itself: now Steny Hoyer thinks we should also have to pay Guam reparations for what Imperial Japan did to Guam.
Hamas’ “Bloody Moderates”: Sheik Ahmad Bahr, acting speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council:
“Oh Allah, vanquish the Jews and their supporters,” said Bahr, according to a transcript by the Middle East Media Research Institute. “Oh Allah, count their numbers and kill them all, down to the very last one . . . Defeat the Jews and the Americans.”
Indeed, he added, Americans “are cowards who are eager for life, while we are eager for death for the sake of Allah. That is why America’s nose was rubbed in the mud in Iraq, in Afghanistan, in Somalia and everywhere.”
The Mexicans dropped trou for Spencer Tunick. Tunick‘s been at it before.
Scaremongering at the WaPo: On Your Feet: High Heels’ Effects on the Body
Nonsense. I just bought these and they are wonderful: they make for great legs, are comfortable enough to wear all day, and they look great with casual and with dressy clothes. So go ahead, wear heels.