Monthly Archives: June 2011

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Blame It On The Boogie

The day Michael Jackson’s death was reported, Yours Truly wrote a brief note:

What can you say about the American tragedy and grim parable that the Michael Jackson story represents? I’m stumped for comment. There’s just one pointless phrase that keeps repeating and repeating in my head: “Blame it on the boogie.” It was a good tune.

And it was. It can be heard and watched via YouTube below, but beware: the special effects in this video are mind-blowing, and have never been either explained or duplicated. Continue reading Blame It On The Boogie

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Geert Wilders acquitted

Geert Wilders has been acquitted, by a Dutch court, of various “hate” related charges, brought against him because of his unflinchingly strong criticisms of and warnings about Islam. I think that it is a reason to be glad; Europe—or at least Holland—has given one small sign that it will not meekly commit cultural suicide by the blunt instrument of political correctness.

More on the result from Robert Spencer at Jihad Watch.