Archive for: August 2006

August 31, 2006

Income Tax Destroyed Connecticut Jobs

Filed under: Taxes & Taxation - 31 Aug 2006

A think-tank study documents the destruction wrought by Connecticut’s adoption of an income tax on wages and salaries. Fiscal conservatives, defined as those with some grasp of economic realities, have long recognized that taxing an activity tends to …

Terrorism – We Won’t Win Unless We Get Serious

Filed under: War On Terror - 31 Aug 2006

I can only imagine that many Americans don’t really believe that we are at war with Islamofascism because they have not been hurt badly enough by the enemy to desire to answer the call to arms.

The Turtle and the Snake: An Anecdote About Terrorism

Mr. Snake approaches Mr. Turtle on a river bank and asks Mr. Turtle for a ride across the water since he can’t swim the river himself. Mr. Turtle politely refuses to oblige, reasoning that if he were to give Mr. …

Human Rights Groups to Conduct Surveillance to Help Terrorists

Two human rights groups wish to use the European Union’s satellites to uncover CIA secret detention facilities. The organizations involved are The Council of Europe and Human Rights Watch, which is based in the United States.
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Is Corruption Inevitable?

Filed under: Politics In General - 31 Aug 2006

I’ve shared on several occasions that my sole ambition throughout early youth (along with half my peers) was to be The Next Big Pop Star. In the course of this pursuit, and due to the fact that I had family …

August 30, 2006

The March of ‘God’s Army’

Filed under: War On Terror - 30 Aug 2006

Hezbollah was founded in 1982 with a manifesto of driving Israel out of Lebanon and creating an Iranian-Style Islamic Republic in the multi-religious nation. The organization receives one hundred million dollars annually from the Iranian government to pursue their religious …

A Sanity-Neutral Lifestyle

Filed under: Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 30 Aug 2006

How much do Republicans care about National Security? Figure that it will take roughly 80% of the Connecticut Republican vote just to keep a liberal, pro-choice, anti-business, anti-gun, former-Vice Presidential candidate of the Democratic Party in office.

American Sleeping Giant Awakes – But is too Heavy to walk on Islamic Jihadist Eggshells

Shortly after the attack of the World Trade Towers on September 11, 2001 President George Bush said that whoever was responsible for the attack had awakened a sleeping giant. Between the liberal left and a citizenry busy with a million …

Pentagon Sent Paychecks to Deserters

Over the past several years, the Department of Defense has reported examples of hundreds of Army National Guard and Army Reserve (Army Guard and Reserve) soldiers who received inaccurate and untimely payroll payments due to problems with the DOD payroll …

And “W” takes the Series!

It is the bottom of the ninth inning in game seven of the World Series. The score: 3-3, with two strikes, and runners positioned on 1st and 3rd. The stadium is quiet. And here we go. The windup …

No Need to Keep Rape Accuser’s Name Secret

Crystal Gail Mangum’s life has been marked by a Kudzu-like thicket of ups and downs. After graduating from Hillside High School in Durham, she spent two years in the Navy as a radio operator. She married twice, taught her first …

August 29, 2006

Obligatory Political Correctness Syndrome

Are you a conservative? If so, have you ever asked yourself why you sometimes feel obliged to inject painfully obvious statements into your debates with liberals? Here’s what I mean.

Sturdy Polish Wives for EU Farmers

This is an interesting little report from UPI. It seems that middle and upper middle class farmers in small villages throughout the European Union are… importing Polish wives.

“Well-to-do farmers, aged 25 to 40, from Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands and …

Tainted And Stained: The Clinton Legacy and HIV

At this year’s International AIDS Conference, former president Bill Clinton fielded criticisms that he had not “done enough” about the HIV virus. In activist-speak, this means that he didn’t throw enough of American taxpayers’ money at the problem.

Russia Tells UN Security Council: Don’t Fret Over Iran

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 29 Aug 2006

As the Iranians are moving closer and closer to developing a viable nuclear weapons program, our Russian friends(?) are telling the world not to worry. A Russian official is being quoted as saying the centrifuges available to Iran are not …

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