Archive for: November 2006

November 27, 2006

GAO: Nuclear Plant Protection Officers Need More Training

Filed under: American National Security,War On Terror - 27 Nov 2006

A successful terrorist attack on a Department of Energy site containing nuclear weapons material could have devastating effects for the site and nearby communities. The DOE’s Office of the Under Secretary for Energy, Science and Environment, which is responsible for …

November 26, 2006

“Bankrupt” By David Limbaugh: Understanding The Democrats

It might seem excessive to invoke a term as a harsh as “Bankrupt” to characterize the nature of the modern Democrat Party, and thus it is a tall order to defend that descriptor. Yet from the opening pages of his …

Counterterrorism: Keep Following the Money

Filed under: War On Terror - 26 Nov 2006

Terrorist groups need significant amounts of money to organize, recruit, train, and equip adherents and recruits. The disruption of terrorist financing by the United States can raise the costs and risks and impede their success. US efforts to combat …

Fathers No Longer Cost-Effective?

Two years ago Russert penned a moving tribute to his own father, Big Russ and Me, which quickly became a New York Times best-seller. Russert was inundated with so many poignant letters that he decided to compile them into a …

November 25, 2006

NYTimes: Money Makes us Safe, Not Guns?

In yet another anti-gun rant, the Times has once again sounded the good liberal mantra: Got a problem? Throw money at it. Apparently, outgoing Senator George Allen (R, Vir.) has introduced one of his last bills in the waning …

Disquieting Parallels

Filed under: History,Religion & Faith - 25 Nov 2006

Old Testament tribulations of Judah and Israel, the 19th century events that set the stage for British decline as a world power, and the current state of affairs in the United States have worrisome similarities. All three peoples turned away …

Election Aftermath: Picking Up The Pieces

Filed under: The Democrats,The Republicans - 25 Nov 2006

In the tumultuous aftermath of the 2006 mid-term elections, virtually every known political subgroup is attempting to “interpret” the election results as proof that the side it represents is winning the day.

If It’s Broken, Break It Some More!

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Politics In General - 25 Nov 2006

It was a sight more disturbing than walking in on Michael Moore having sex with Cindy Sheehan and a border collie. (The question would be whether Moore would be charged with two counts of bestiality, but that’s a topic for …

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 …

November 23, 2006

The Untold FBI Story

Filed under: Politics In General - 23 Nov 2006

When a disgruntled high school sophomore went on a shooting spree on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota in early 2005, the FBI called up its specialists. Agents and analysts were quickly deployed to work with local law enforcement …

Democrats, the Fed, and Milton Friedman

Filed under: Economics,Featured Conservative - 23 Nov 2006

Liberal Democrats are economic ignoramuses and they hope that the voters are too. Neither the Democratic Party left wing, nor the Fed has learned the fundamental truth documented by the late Milton Friedman and Anna Schwartz in A Monetary …

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