Archive for: October 2006

October 31, 2006

IRS to Use Private “Bounty Hunters” to Collect Taxes

Filed under: American Government - 31 Oct 2006

In 2005, taxes owed with collection potential had grown to $132 billion. That number may climb in 2006, with perhaps $150 billion owed by taxpayers in default.

NYT- ‘A Silent Disenfranchisement ‘ of Voters?

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 31 Oct 2006

The New York Times is sure that voters are losing their rights the country over, in essence yelling “the sky is falling, the sky is falling” for voters this year. They have been ballyhooing that voters are being “disenfranchised” all …

Life Before Birth

Filed under: Abortion - 31 Oct 2006

In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court sanctioned abortion on demand. In so doing, the justices became party to a human rights violation of monumental proportions.

Piercing the Heart, Soul and Spirit of America

We have an election coming up next month and the campaign “stuff” is definitely out there. As I watch and listen, I admit I find all things political to be enlightening, annoying, encouraging, discouraging, energizing, tiresome, inspirational and disgusting, …

Robert Meyer Interviewed By A Local Blogger

Filed under: Conservatism & Libertarianism - 31 Oct 2006

Robert Meyer is a hardy soul who hails from the Cheesehead country of the upper Midwest. Robert is known by his opponents as a ‘clever rhetorician’ who often exposes the fallacies of knee-jerk arguments presented in local papers. Seeking to …

October 30, 2006

US Intelligence Agencies Still Working to Get It Right

The United States’ intelligence community is undergoing the most extensive — perhaps even radical — transformations since the Office of Strategic Services gave way to the Central Intelligence Agency. Recognizing that people are the critical element in transformation initiatives is …

Photo I.D. and an I.Q. Test

There’s been a lot of pre-election talk about Republican voters who are discontent. How many of them there are depends on what poll is used to prop up any given “pundit’s” perspective. Whatever their numbers, whatever the poll, the connection …

Muslim Mutilation of Little Girl In Atlanta, Georgia

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 30 Oct 2006

If you are one who is squeamish, do not read this story of this common Muslim practice of the mutilation of a little girl’s private parts. However, if you want to learn of yet one more barbaric Muslim practice, read …

Are You Mindless Enough to Be a Liberal?

With Republican approval ratings in crash-landing mode, distraught conservatives are anxiously searching for answers. What are the options? One can either move to Australia or commit suicide. Some really desperate folks are even thinking of becoming liberals!

October 29, 2006

You Have Never Used the “N” Word? Can You Prove That?

Filed under: Politics In General - 29 Oct 2006

Because life in the great state of Virginia is as close to Heaven as God will permit, politicians running for office there are at a loss to raise important issues with which to dazzle voters.

Cops Being Trained to Protect Kids from Violence

Filed under: Our Laws - 29 Oct 2006

Battered child syndrome is defined as the collection of injuries sustained by a child as a result of repeated mistreatment or beating. If a child’s injuries indicate intentional trauma or appear to be more severe than could reasonably be expected …

Folks, Let’s Talk Seriously About The War

My 21-year-old son recently joined the Army reserves, and is now in basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. He writes to tell me that his drill sergeants are telling him that, reservist or not, get ready to go to …

A Predictable Epidemic of “Reagan Democrats”

Filed under: The Democrats - 29 Oct 2006

Ever since the rise to prominence of the Christian Coalition during the early 1990’s, Democrats have toiled ceaselessly to figure out a way to draw “values voters” into their camp. Not surprisingly, in this election cycle Democrats are forced once …

Dereliction of Duty: Bill Clinton or George W. Bush?

As Democrats and Republicans exchange barbs about which party is more responsible for 9/11, the general public is left with the difficult task of sorting out charges and countercharges in order to discern the truth. That onerous task is …

October 28, 2006

Is Muslim Veil Issue Western Intolerance?

In another example of Western societal immolation, the University of Toronto is allowing a professor to teach his class that westerners who stand against the use of the veil by Muslim women living in western societies are but intolerant, bigots …

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