Archive for: April 22, 2006

April 22, 2006

Learned Helplessness In Our Nanny Society

Some of the recent happenings in the economy illustrate how the present generation of Americans have learned to become helpless and pathetic. We see the price of oil going up almost daily, yet people see themselves as merely victims of …

Is America Losing Its Faith?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 22 Apr 2006

Americans are losing their faith. Not their faith in God or religion, though that is slackening as well, but their faith in the essential rightness of America itself. Until recently Americans were quite sure of the basic truths upon which …

Chavez’s Venezuelan Drug Trade and Corruption

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,Uncategorized - 22 Apr 2006

On Wednesday, Mexican military officials said they seized five-and-a-half tons of powdered cocaine from a commercial aircraft that landed after a trip from Venezuela. The street value of the drugs was estimated to be upwards of $100 million. Mexican …