Archive for: December 1, 2007

December 1, 2007

Will Californians Face Social Chaos Imposed by Politicians?

“I shudder to think how millions of California children will be led astray, how marriage will be destroyed, and how immorality will step on the neck of morality if Arnold Schwarzenegger signs five anti-family bills into law. The ‘Terminator’ has …

Tax Cuts Gain Relevance as Outlook Dims

Filed under: Economics,Taxes & Taxation - 01 Dec 2007

So far, tax cuts have seemed largely a pro-forma campaign plank for Republican presidential candidates: Call for extending President Bush’s tax cuts, establish your Reaganite credentials, and move on. Until now, that is. With the economy heading toward an …

Hillary Plant in Republican CNN YouTube Debate?

Filed under: Politics In General,The Democrats - 01 Dec 2007

General Keith Kerr who appeared as a “spontantous” questioner on CNN’s YouTube Republican Debates hosted by Anderson Cooper is a member of the Hillary Clinton campaign. But this was not mentioned upfront, Kerr treated as a regular, spontaneous questioner. Shouldn’t …

Lott Exit Spurs Republican Scrum

Filed under: The Republicans - 01 Dec 2007

Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl appears all but certain to get the whip post now held by Mr. Lott and would bring a more confrontational style to the No. 2 leadership job. Skirmishes were already taking shape yesterday between younger Senate …

Dubya Enforces Rule of Law with Executive Order Uno Pardonade

Filed under: Immigration - 01 Dec 2007

With the illegal immigration debate heating up once again, I expect President Bush to jump into the fray by taking more of a leadership role. In fact, I fully expect that Bush will deliver a nationwide television address on …

Socialist Seers

Filed under: Economics - 01 Dec 2007

Most commentators blame corporate greed and poor judgment for the subprime mortgage meltdown and the resulting squeeze in the financial community. In reality, excessive Federal spending on the socialist welfare-state inaugurated by the New Deal, and the Federal Reserve’s …

Should Gold And Silver Be “Illegal” Tender?

Years ago, if you wanted to buy something you paid in coins minted from, or at least backed by, precious metals. United States currency, for example, was backed by gold held by the government – hence the term “gold …

Two Minorities, One Race

I don’t pay much credence to polls, or “how a candidate looks” in a given caucus state, especially with the general election still almost a year off. The candidates pay attention to these things though, not because of the potential …