Archive for: November 24, 2006

November 24, 2006

Conventional Wisdom Midterm Election Mailbag

Filed under: Potpourri - 24 Nov 2006

Dear Conventional Wisdom, So the GOP lost both houses of Congress. What do you make of this? Was the midterm election a rebuke of George Bush’s disastrous Iraq War policies?

We Just Don’t Get It: The elusive humor of treason

John Kerry tried to explain away his remarks to the students of Pasadena City College by saying that they were really a “botched” joke. An incredulous Sean Hannity responded by challenging callers to his radio show to explain what the …

Mexico Produces Most of Methamphetamine Coming into US

Filed under: Our Laws - 24 Nov 2006

An Associated Press (AP) story reported that the federal anti-meth law was recently amended so that states could still impose their own laws as long as they meet the minimum requirements of the federal version. This allows states such as …

Rangel Wants You: For the U.S. Army

Democratic Representative Charles Rangel of New York has renewed his long-time quest to reinstate the military draft. While all signs from the incoming Democratic leadership indicate that the issue is dead in the water, Mr. Rangel’s arguments still warrant examination …

Time to stop talking about it

Filed under: Politics In General - 24 Nov 2006

Ok, we have had numbers of people who have said we need to take the Republican Party back, some have set up blogs, some are writing about it and even more are just complaining about it. I know it seems …