Saturday, November 30, 2013

Larwyn's Linx: Surrender in Geneva; The Problem of Selfishness

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Surrender in Geneva: Mark Steyn
The Problem of Selfishness: Kevin D. Williamson
The Crisis of the Obama Cult: R.S. McCain

Hard Sell: Going door-to-door for Obamacare: Matt Labash
Another Glitch: Seven-Year-Old With Cancer Loses Coverage: MB
Gun-Control Supporters Say Momentum Quietly Building: Bill Straub

Obama and the EU push Genocide: James Lewis
The Real Weak Link In ObamaCare? You And Your Stupid Brain: Ace
Historic: Obama Hits Record Low of 34% Approval in Ohio, 61% Disapproval: JWF

Honest Polls: Americans Reject Immigration Reform, Amnesty: Joe Guzzardi
Origination Clause: ObamaCare's a Good Amendment to Die Hard: Daniel Smyth
Interest at state level in amending U.S. Constitution: Idaho Reporter


Homeless for the Holidays or Improving the Odds: MOTUS
Unions, “Walmart Strikers” Using Local DMV To Organize?: WZ
Health insurance company advertises by goofing on Obamacare: Hot Air

Scandal Central

Cancer Patient Tells Truth About Losing Insurance, Then Gets Audited: Victory Girls
Barack Obama’s (and the Democrats’) war on the scourge of piano teacher nonprofits: Moe Lane
Obamacare Is Killing A Mother With Multiple Sclerosis: Mark Horne

Climate & Energy

It’s Never To Early To Link “Climate Change” And Christmas: RWN


Perhaps It’s Time to Ask Again, ‘What Does a Social Disaster Sound Like?’: R.S. McCain
Seven Phony Hate Crimes Trumpeted By The Media: John Hawkins
Media Ignores Murder Conviction of Duke Rape Accuser: Elisha Krauss

Allen West weighs in on Obamacare going dark tonight: Scoop
If I Wanted a King, I’d Move to Jordan Where They Have a Good King: Sara Noble
Black Friday gun deals abound: This Ain't Hell


Marine murders in Afghanistan underscore abhorrent ROE: Allen West
Obama: “The Taliban are Not Our Enemies and We Don’t Want to Fight Them.”: Daniel Greenfield
Krauthammer: Obama snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in Iraq: BPR

‘US freed top Iranian scientist as part of secret talks ahead of Geneva deal’: Mitch Ginsburg
Netanyahu defies Obama’s request to ‘take a breather’ from Iran deal criticism: Janeen Capizola
Is the Game Lost?: David Solway

Maryland: Mega mosque project raising money with terror-linked cleric: Creeping
Sharia law coming to a swimming pool near you: Michele Hickford
Canada: totalitarianism masks itself as concern for our health: MB

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Apple’s iPad comes out a big winner on Black Friday: Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat
Pebble arrives on Amazon for $148.99: Verge
This Is Why 4D Printing Is Cool: Jamie Condliffe, Gizmodo


The Twelve Days of ObamaCare: Cube
Thanksgiving Leftovers: Hopenchange
Size Comparison - Science Fiction spaceships: Dirk Loechel

Image: TheBlackSphere
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QOTD: "In Geneva, the participants came to the talks with different goals: The Americans and Europeans wanted an agreement; the Iranians wanted nukes. Each party got what it came for. Before the deal, the mullahs’ existing facilities were said to be within four to seven weeks of nuclear “breakout”; under the new constraints, they’ll be eight to nine weeks from breakout. In return, they get formal international recognition of their enrichment program, and the gutting of sanctions — and everything they already have is, as they say over at Obamacare, grandfathered in.

Many pundits reached for the obvious appeasement analogies, but Bret Stephens in the Wall Street Journal argued that Geneva is actually worse than Munich. In 1938, facing a German seizure of the Sudetenland, the French and British prime ministers were negotiating with Berlin from a position of profound military weakness: It’s easy to despise Chamberlain with the benefit of hindsight, less easy to give an honest answer as to what one would have done differently playing a weak hand across the table from Hitler 75 years ago. This time round, a superpower and its allies accounting for over 50 percent of the planet’s military spending was facing a militarily insignificant country with a ruined economy and no more than two to three months’ worth of hard currency — and they gave it everything it wanted. " --Mark Steyn

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