Archive for: July 14, 2007

July 14, 2007

The Deadliest Catch: A Tale of Exceptional Men

Filed under: Potpourri - 14 Jul 2007

A mayday alarm pierced the metallic walls of the Coast Guard outpost on Kodiak Island. The Ocean Challenger, stranded 90 miles off the Alaska Peninsula, was being pummelled by water surging two stories high. In the words of pilot Jerred …

Government: Good Work If You Can Get It?

Filed under: Politics In General,The Nanny State - 14 Jul 2007

You may have heard that a budget impasse caused a one-day shutdown of Pennsylvania’s state government this week. The only thing I don’t understand is why the news reported this as if it were a bad thing. I love …

L.A.Times: Democrats Need to be MORE Emotional Campaigners?

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,The Democrats - 14 Jul 2007

This one is a hoot. The L.A.Times has posted a piece in their politics section about the supposed revelations of Drew Westen, a psychologist who is advising Democrats that they are too logical and rely on “facts” too much in …

It Is Time We Spoke Out Again

Filed under: Immigration - 14 Jul 2007

We all sat at our keyboards and holding our phones and we did it not just one day but several days and every single one of us felt like we were the only ones. We hoped for the best but …

Words Have Power? Bennie Thompson’s Epiphany?

Congressman Bennie Thompson is your typical liberal. He believes in Socialized Medicine, redistribution of wealth programs such as Social Security, government interference with banks and other lenders to enable people who can’t afford loans to obtain them so they …

Proud to be an American

Howard Zinn, writing recently in The Progressive, said that this Independence Day Americans “…would have done well to renounce nationalism and all its symbols: its flags, its pledges of allegiance, its anthems, its insistence in song that God must single …