Archive for: November 2007

November 25, 2007

FCC’s Cable Plans Draw Fire

Filed under: The Nanny State - 25 Nov 2007

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin’s proposal to impose new regulations on the cable industry is running afoul of some fellow Republicans, who are questioning his focus on reining in cable companies. Today, 24 House Republicans plan to deliver a …

ICE Agents Secretly Reassigned by Bush Administration

Filed under: Immigration - 25 Nov 2007

The latest news not being covered by the mainstream news media is President George W. Bush’s reassignment of some 1,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to work as US Customs officers. News of this reassignment began to leak …

Because She’s a Woman

Filed under: Politics In General - 25 Nov 2007

It’s very easy to fall behind the times. It is for this reason that you find parents who never seem to really know what the younger generation is involved in, older folks who still act as if a hot …

Iowa’s House of Labor Is Split

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Democrats - 25 Nov 2007

Alan Anderson is urging fellow United Steelworkers in Mason City, Iowa, to support John Edwards. Joe Bohl, a cousin who works for the city’s water utility, says he and other members of the government employees’ union will likely back Sen. …

America

Filed under: Immigration - 25 Nov 2007

Let’s get a few things straight shall we? Neither I nor anyone else who is fighting illegal immigration wishes for any citizen of this country to be profiled, harassed or bothered in any way. The sad fact of the …

Shades of Things to Come?

In December of 2003, the U.S.-based Home School Legal Defense Association (http://www.hslda.org) released an article entitled “German Homeschoolers Under Attack” which addressed difficulties German families were having with their government in attempting to home school their children.

I Am Woman, Hear Me Lead

There is a great debate raging in America right now, and for once it doesn’t have to do with who should have been voted off “Dancing With the Stars.” (On a side note, shouldn’t a show called “Dancing With the …

November 24, 2007

Bush Pulls Financial, Diplomatic Levers To Check Iran

The nation’s leader, nearing an election that polls say his party could lose, decides he must act while he still can to eliminate a national-security threat. Fearing his successor won’t have the necessary guts, he sends jets to bomb …

It’s Illegal Immigration Stupid! Why McCain and Hillary Will Never Be President

Filed under: Immigration - 24 Nov 2007

The next round of polling data will show a dramatic drop in support for the candidacy of Hillary Clinton for President. We know this because of the precedent set by John McCain and Senators Harry Reid, Lindsay Graham, and Trent …

I’m an American

Filed under: Politics In General - 24 Nov 2007

I’m an American; can you say that with me? I’m an American born brave and born free, I am the small child who salutes the flag, the old women who crochets the last stitch on her flag afghan. I am …

Dirt That Hillary Will NOT Find Under Rug in the Oval Office!

Filed under: History - 24 Nov 2007

The sheer arrogance surrounding Hillary Clinton is exceeded only by her wretchedly poor judgment in selecting a marriage partner. Example: While on the campaign trail in Iowa some months ago, Hillary had to audacity to say, “When I walk …

The New Powers In College Football Carry Old Baggage

Filed under: History,Politics In General - 24 Nov 2007

As the universities of Kansas and Missouri prepare to play the most important football game in their 116-year-old rivalry, trash talking is rampant here in a metropolis that straddles both states. Yet this isn’t just the usual back-and-forth about …

Grassley’s investigation: Is it greener on the other side?

The current ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, is investigating several Christian ministries which are famous for their leaders’ high-on-the-hog lifestyles. Grassley is investigating these organizations to verify or disconfirm allegations or …

November 23, 2007

Health-Care Plans Aid Industry

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidates like to beat up on insurance companies, but there is a lot for the industry to like in their health-care plans — starting with plenty of new business. “Here’s the potential for a whole …

Nevada Caucus’s Better Odds

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Democrats - 23 Nov 2007

LAS VEGAS — With an early post position in the presidential nominating process, can Nevada gain as much prominence in one year as Iowa has over a generation? A lot depends on the lady’s luck. If Sen. Hillary Clinton blows …

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