Thursday, August 24, 2006

In the News

Pluto Loses status as a Planet
See http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/24082006/2/world-pluto-gets-demoted-astronomers-approve-new-definition-planets.html
Its the correct decision. Pluto seems to be more of an escaped moon of Neptune than anything else. I wonder where this leaves Pluto's satellite Charon? I guess there will be lots of money to be made on re-writing textbooks.

Grigory Perelman turns down Math honour
See http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2006/08/22/math-fields.html
Personally I think this guy is nuts but you have to respect his genius and love for the purity of the subject.

More Canadian women bringing back the back bacon
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/23082006/3/canada-canadian-women-bringing-home-bacon-statscan.html
Another slap in the face for radical feminists who insist women are 'supressed' in Canada.

Former IDF Chief of Staff Moshe Yaalon may be the leader Israel is looking for
See http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=24007
Would be a change after the very poor performance so far of Olmert and co.

Dennis Prager rips apart Mike Wallace's pandering to Iran's nutbar President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
See http://www.townhall.com/columnists/dennisprager/archive.shtml
Its amazing how such prominent journalists such as Wallace have a big mouth in questioning wrongs in the US but go soft when truely facing evil on the global stage.

Thomas Sowell lashes into the so-called Peace Movement
See http://jewishworldreview.com/cols/sowell072106.asp
Its about time somebody called took the promoters of appeasement to task for cuddling up to the enemies of the West.



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