Archive for: August 27, 2007

August 27, 2007

Elvira Arellano Owed “Respect?” For What?

Filed under: Crime and Punishment,Immigration - 27 Aug 2007

In response to my August 20th article about the deportation of criminal Elvira Arellano, a confused reader angrily defended Arellano and demanded that I show more respect for the deposed criminal. As Captain Barbossa said in a classic line in …

Obama Adviser Wants Terrorists Treated like Regular Criminals

Filed under: The Democrats,War On Terror - 27 Aug 2007

Back on July 29th, the New York Times published an article that was ostensibly supposed to be a book review even as the first half of the long piece was an anti-Bush, ant-war-on-terror political rant. The byline was credited …

When Vice Presidents Are Silent

Filed under: Immigration - 27 Aug 2007

You know I think I can remember only two times in my life that the Vice Presidents were silent on an issue and I have taken that to mean that they disapprove. Take for instance Gore during the Monica …

I Beg Your Pardon?

Filed under: Politics In General - 27 Aug 2007

The uproar over the commutation of Lewis (Scooter) Libby’s prison sentence is another reminder that some in congress have selective memory or poor recall. Or perhaps it’s simply the usual… hypocrisy. Whatever it is, it couldn’t have happened at a …

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column about my fatigue at seeing people, governments, and nations succumbing to the ever-growing demands of Muslims. Here in America, we have bent over backwards to accommodate Muslim traditions at the expense …