Archive for: October 22, 2007

October 22, 2007

Russia Holds Key to Iran’s Nukes

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 22 Oct 2007

For years, now, the international community has been wrestling with the issue of Iran’s continued development of nuclear technology. Despite a history of deception and obstruction by the government in Tehran, the United Nations has made precious little progress toward …

Health-Care Feud Intensifies

Democrats in Congress, along with some Republicans, have been pushing to expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program to encompass nearly four million more children, most of whom are eligible but not enrolled. President Bush has vetoed the bill, and …

California Passes SB 777 – Here Come the Language Police

Filed under: First Amendment - 22 Oct 2007

America’s penchant for accepting new hate crimes bills is becoming a strain on the idea that “the government can’t legislate the morality of the governed.” It is a reverse way of saying we can’t tell you to do what’s good; …

We Won’t Discuss That

Filed under: Immigration - 22 Oct 2007

Loitering is illegal in many cities across this country, loitering is what many teenagers do when they are just hanging out in a parking lot of a closed store, if they are caught they are fined and sent home to …

Wisc. Paper: U.S. Army ads in High School ‘Extremely Inappropriate’

In another swipe at the US Military, the Daily Isthmus, a paper from Madison, Wisconsin, published a short piece called, “Army Aims at Schoolkids,” in which the paper quotes an anti-military activist as saying that the ad banners for …

Donor Bundling Emerges As Major Ill in ’08 Race

Filed under: The Democrats,The Republicans - 22 Oct 2007

WASHINGTON — The bundling of political donations once was an innocuous play in the game book of Washington political operatives. Now, the fund-raising practice has grown so widespread, and some of its practitioners so brazen, that bundling has become the …

A GOP Formula For Victory In 2008

Despite the gloomy prognostications of Hillary’s inevitability as the next heir to the White House, she is no more “invincible” as a candidate than was her husband. And here a reality check is in order. Although the press would have …