Archive for June, 2005

10 Complaints about the Constitution

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

James Wilson has a list of 10 libertarian complaints about the constitution.

BET Awards summary

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

I didn’t catch the 2005 BET Awards but there is a summary up on Blogcritics here.

World Population Hits 6.5 Billion

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Agence France-Presse reports that the World Population has hit 6.5 billion people. Quote:

“Right now there are 6.477 billion human beings. The 6.5 billionth will be born in Asia some time in December,” said Catherine Rollet who is organising the conference.

The six most populous countries – China, India, the US, Indonesia, Brazil and Pakistan – contain between them 3.3 billion inhabitants.

The article further states that the earth has not come close to reaching the world’s capacity. Catherine Rollet, of the Frenche Institute for Demographic studies reports “Agronomists say the earth has the potential to support many more inhabitants – up to 15 billion.” Earth is nowhere close reaching full carrying capacity.

Insurgent In Fighting

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005

Justin Logan blogs about infighting among the insurgency in Iraq. The New York Times reports that there has been a large amount of fighting between local militants and the foreign fighters in Iraq. As Justin Logan points out one of the greatest weapons we have against the enemy is the enemy’s stupidity. Let’s hope the terrorist never gain any strategic vision.

No Missing Casualties

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005

Michael Ewens debunks the myth of 7,000 extra casualties in the war. Ewens blogs this at not exactly a warmongering source. It is pretty ridiculous to think that the deaths of 7,000 troops would occur without any complaints from the families. Quote:

There is little if any evidence that the US is covering up some 7000 deaths of US troops and it is likely that there is nothing to cover-up. The staff spends many hours a week searching the web for death confirmations, cross-checking with the site and have yet to find any discrepancy in the military’s numbers. Here are some things to consider before believing the rumor.

Blogging Returns

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

I’m back. This blog was on break during my May Term class but regular blogging will return shortly.