Archive for: July 13, 2006

July 13, 2006

US Unprepared for Ballistic Missile Attacks, Says Reagan’s Star Wars Man

Filed under: American Military - 13 Jul 2006

Last Tuesday, as most of America celebrated Independence Day, North Korea launched six missiles in the early hours of Wednesday, their time. One of them was the Taepodong 2, which has a range of over 6,000 miles.That missile crashed within …

The Pope, Richard Speck and the death penalty

Last month the president of the Philippines visited Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican. She gave him a copy of a law she signed recently, one that ends the death penalty in her country. “Well done,” His Holiness …

Protecting Us From Ourselves

Elementary schools in Cheyenne, Wyoming and Spokane, Washington were reported to have recently banned the popular child’s game “Tag,” while a school in Charleston, South Carolina has apparently decided to drop soccer and touch football, all in the name of …

Dick ‘Turban’ Durbin Cares More For Bugs Than Soldiers

Filed under: American Military,War On Terror - 13 Jul 2006

My son went away to Iraq with the Illinois National Guard, last week. I, the proud papa of one of our brave men in uniform, stood in the bleachers at the General Richard L. Jones Armory in downtown Chicago on …