Archive for: October 2007

October 31, 2007

Terrorist Watch List Screening

Filed under: American National Security - 31 Oct 2007

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) maintains a consolidated watch list of known or appropriately suspected terrorists and sends records from the list to agencies to support terrorism-related screening. To accomplish the objectives, the US Congress …

Linking Terror on the Trail

Filed under: The Democrats,The Republicans,War On Terror - 31 Oct 2007

All the major Republican candidates regularly weave some form of the phrase “Islamic extremism” into their stump speeches. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has taken the rhetoric to a new level, running a television advertisement about “this century’s nightmare, jihadism.”

FBI: LA State Senator is Money Laundering — Did AP Mention He’s a Democrat?

Filed under: Crime and Punishment,Politics In General - 31 Oct 2007

Today it’s being reported that Louisiana State Senator Derrick Shepherd stands accused by the FBI of money laundering. The AP duly reported the messy story surrounding this charge, of course. Their story was long and exhaustive for an AP …

Speaker Pelosi’s Fake News Conference

Filed under: Potpourri - 31 Oct 2007

Egged on by the success of FEMA in staging a fake, yet believable, news conference to spin the California wildfires, Speaker Pelosi held an impromptu fake press conference of her own this afternoon to discuss her tenure as speaker. …

Fires Politicized “California Dreaming”

Filed under: Current Events,The Democrats - 31 Oct 2007

“California Dreaming” and fires have lived side by side since the “The Grapes of Wrath.” It is absolutely amazing how Senator Harry Reid would manage to tie global warming to the fires in California. Well, like Gump would say “Stupid …

Next Step towards USA Dissolution Given Tacit approval by Feds

Despite the fact that US citizens have repeatedly told both states and federal governments not to do it, illegals are now to be given a huge step towards US citizenship. Illegals are to be given drivers licenses in New …

October 30, 2007

Marketers Use Trickery To Evade No-Call Lists

Filed under: Current Events - 30 Oct 2007

The technique is centered on a marketing tool called the lead card, and it became popular after the federal government created its Do Not Call Registry in 2003 to shield consumers from unwanted solicitors. Sent through the mail, the lead …

Freedom And Responsibility-Soap Doesn’t Grow In The Soap Dish

As I continue to read what the 2008 Presidential candidates will give me, I get ever-increasing chills up my spine. The candidates are usually very specific about things they’ll give us, but get real fuzzy when it comes to …

Tax Blueprint Mixes Pain, Gains

WASHINGTON — The broad attempt to revamp the tax code introduced yesterday by the House’s top tax writer could hurt oil and technology companies, manufacturing firms and others in order to fund an across-the-board cut in tax rates long sought …

Poll says American Youth Waning on Christianity – Secularism Edges Forward

Filed under: American Society & Heritage,Religion & Faith - 30 Oct 2007

One of the requirements governing the selection of judges who sat at the gates of ancient Israel’s cities was that they had to be at least sixty years old. Most people don’t need to make it to sixty to understand …

Chinese Woman Nabbed in Conspiracy to Export Military Equipment to China

Qing Li, 36, of Stamford, Conn., is charged with attempting to buy and export piezoresistive accelerometers for what her co-conspirator described as a “special” scientific agency in China. The charges are the result of a seven-month undercover investigation by U.S. …

House Child-Health Redo Isn’t Veto-Proof

WASHINGTON — The House approved a revised children’s health bill but fell short of a veto-proof majority, forcing Democrats to rethink their tactics to expand coverage for the children of working-class families. The latest skirmish came last evening on …

Bad-Girl Culture Goes Chic

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 30 Oct 2007

Halloween is around the corner and honestly, girls, that rhinestone-studded “I love Rosie O’Donnell” T-shirt should just stay in the closet. Plus this year, prison pink is all the rage. So show your solidarity with Paris Hilton by wearing …

NYTimes: There’s Not Enough Taxes Out There

John F Kennedy once defended his stance on lower taxes with the phrase “a rising tide lifts all boats.” But, if the New York Times has its way they would change that to a “a rising tax tide swamps all …

October 29, 2007

New News Agency Funded By Left-wing Billionaires, Bias Question Ignored by MSM

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 29 Oct 2007

A new and supposedly nonpartisan news agency named ProPublica is about to start offering free of charge its “investigative journalism” created with “moral force” to newspapers and other news sources soon and so far the announcement has been …

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