Archive for: October 28, 2007

October 28, 2007

Bush Seeks Middle Ground On Children’s Insurance Bill

Filed under: The Democrats,The Nanny State,The Republicans - 28 Oct 2007

The Bush administration, looking for compromise on an issue causing heartburn for many Republicans, shifted its position on a major area of disagreement with Congress over a children’s health-insurance bill. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt said the …

Democrats Play Cheap Partisan Politics As California Burns

Filed under: Politics In General,The Democrats - 28 Oct 2007

Say what you will about Democrats, if significant human misery and loss of property is involved, they will always seek to score cheap political points by blaming the Bush administration. Rather than coming together as Americans to help other Americans …

Shift Is Afoot on Mexican Border

Filed under: American National Security,Immigration - 28 Oct 2007

A security crackdown on the Mexican border is believed to have reduced the number of people trying to cross illegally into the U.S. while increasing business for professional smugglers with ties to the drug trade. Data to be released next …

Message to Democrats – Where do we go from here?

Filed under: The Democrats - 28 Oct 2007

Well, we’ve been listening to you for months now—Ms. Clinton, John Edwards, Obama, Reid and Pelosi, Murtha, Kennedy and all the rest—about how bad President Bush is, the battles in Iraq and Afghanistan and how wonderful each of you are. …

Internet Taxes to Come on Halloween?

Filed under: Taxes & Taxation - 28 Oct 2007

You want scary? Try the fact that the moratorium on government taxation of the Internet comes to an end on October 31st. And, in true fright movie fashion, it happens at midnight. One expects a crack and flash of lightning …

Shades of Green

I remember comedian George Carlin once said (approximately) that it was the height of hubris for humankind to think we have as much influence over the Earth in the cosmological long term as we presume, and that when we’re gone, …