Virgin Stem Cells

Richard Branson, the man behind Virgin Atlantic and assorted other Virgin-branded companies, is going into the stem cell storage business. His new company, to be launched tomorrow, will store umbilical ...

Classic

Here’s the opening of an “objective” AP news  story: WASHINGTON – The House passed a $463.5 billion spending bill Wednesday that covers about one-sixth of the federal budget as Democrats cleared ...

WaPo’s Arkin Slams U.S. Troops

Conservative bloggers sometimes exaggerate and write that so-and-so “slammed” the troops, and then you follow the link and read the comments in context and find out they’re not that bad — ...

State Issue

A propos Governor Romney and abortion, a reader (self-described as “a Republican, perhaps a libertarian, but I’ll not vote for anyone who is anti-abortion”) responds: “The state does not have a ...

O Uncle, My Uncle!

This Reuters report gives no indication that Castro is a murderous dictator. No indication that people there may not actually be free to talk…

Tim Russert Hates Chris Matthews?

That’s the latest scuttlebutt from the Scooter Libby trial: Russert’s presumed distaste for Matthews (so difficult not to speculate on its cause! Is it stylistic? Does someone hog the newsroom ...

New Lows for Unemployment?

From US News: Know what’s really impressive about today’s boffo 3.5 percent GDP growth number for the fourth quarter? It wasn’t so long ago that Wall Street economists were wondering if ...

Re: The Joke

Hey Jonah, I’ve seen it a couple of times, and just watched it again to make sure I’m not missing anything. To me, it’s obvious that she meant to tell ...

Larry Kudlow, Imaging Genius

An e-mail I just received (not from Larry): Larry Kudlow’s blog entries on the Corner are far too rare.  But for some reason it doesn’t seem that way.  Could it ...

Bush’s Bull Market

On a day when the GDP report came in strong, and the Federal Reserve backed off a bit from its inflation worries to proclaim a balanced economy with growth and ...