Comments on: Hideous http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891 A rough draft of my thoughts... Sat, 31 Dec 2005 19:09:58 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=1.5.1.2 by: PoliBlog: Politics is the Master Science » It Gets Worse http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-174100 Fri, 19 Aug 2005 01:20:22 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-174100 [...] ugust 18, 2005 It Gets Worse By Dr. Steven Taylor @ 8:20 pm Yesterday I noted the sinking of a boat off the coast of Colombia in which 100+ people died. Via Reuters, we find that [...] […] ugust 18, 2005

It Gets Worse
By Dr. Steven Taylor @ 8:20 pm

Yesterday I noted the sinking of a boat off the coast of Colombia in which 100+ people died. Via Reuters, we find that […]

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by: Drink this... http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-172423 Wed, 17 Aug 2005 21:37:24 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-172423 <strong>Drowning your way to this...</strong> I understand the dream of a better life... but is it worth it if you never make it to this...? h/t Poliblog Drowning your way to this…

I understand the dream of a better life… but is it worth it if you never make it to this…? h/t Poliblog

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by: Dr. Steven Taylor http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-172264 Wed, 17 Aug 2005 20:35:35 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-172264 Boats are a mode of transportation. 100+ deaths is a major event. Hence, a "major transportation-related accident" Now, a more foreseeable one than an airliner crash, yes. But less major or less transportation-y? Not so much. Boats are a mode of transportation.

100+ deaths is a major event.

Hence, a “major transportation-related accident”

Now, a more foreseeable one than an airliner crash, yes.

But less major or less transportation-y?

Not so much.

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by: Scott Gosnell http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-172179 Wed, 17 Aug 2005 19:57:45 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-172179 Do you really consider the sinking of a boat built for 15 -- even if it was crammed with 120 -- a major transportation-related accident? Well, if the predicate of the adjective "major" is "accident" then maybe. If the predicate is "transportation" I have my doubts. In any case, they are somewhat apples and oranges -- one doesn't expect a major airline carrier to crash. One could well expect a refugee boat to sink, especially given the circumstances. Do you really consider the sinking of a boat built for 15 — even if it was crammed with 120 — a major transportation-related accident? Well, if the predicate of the adjective “major” is “accident” then maybe. If the predicate is “transportation” I have my doubts. In any case, they are somewhat apples and oranges — one doesn’t expect a major airline carrier to crash. One could well expect a refugee boat to sink, especially given the circumstances.

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by: Bryan S. http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-172123 Wed, 17 Aug 2005 19:20:17 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=7891#comment-172123 Take out the Greek tragedy and it's been a bad week for Latin America, too. Take out the Greek tragedy and it’s been a bad week for Latin America, too.

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