Archive for: January 20, 2008

January 20, 2008

UN Enters The War on Terror – On Whose Side?

After years of speaking out of both sides of its mouth on the issue of terrorism, the United Nations has finally staked out a clear position: Any negative portrayal of Islam will not be tolerated. The General Assembly has …

Magazine Reports New Veteran’s Cemetery With Photo Of WWII Nazi Soldier

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,What The F@#K?!? - 20 Jan 2008

Lifestyle magazine, a publication that serves Pennsylvania’s Delaware Valley area, published a nice story this week reporting how a long awaited veteran’s cemetery is finally underway in Buck’s County, Penn. Oh, the story seems nice enough, but there is …

Hillary Clinton Crying Foul Won’t Fly

Filed under: Politics In General - 20 Jan 2008

There’s no mistaking what Bill and Hillary Clinton said pertaining to some of Barrack Obama’s claims to his African American heritage. In a moment of frustration they misspoke offending many in the African American community. It was unintentional and taken …

Is Obama’s “Audacity of Hope” a Fairy Tale?

Filed under: Politics In General,The Democrats - 20 Jan 2008

Former president Bill Clinton fancies himself to be America’s First Black President and promotes that notion whenever the opportunity arises. The idea is to sell Clinton as that rare breed of Caucasian who understands and empathizes with African-Americans as …

Executives Display Diverse Electoral Loyalties

Political-campaign financing is supposed to pit rival interest groups against one another. But in this year’s wide-open presidential race, some interesting tugs-of-war are going on within individual companies. Consider Time Warner Inc., whose chairman, Richard Parsons, has sent money to …

Phony Economics

Filed under: Economics,History - 20 Jan 2008

Liberals implicitly acknowledge that the so-called budget-balancing of the Clinton era was based on subterfuge and outright lie. The Wall Street Journal editorial page notes the passing of one aspect of the sanctimonious liberal-progressive blather about fiscal prudence during the …

“Darwin Day” Coming to a School Near You

Sponsored by the Institute for Humanist Studies, their website encourages that Darwin Day be celebrated at: “civic ceremonies with official proclamations, educational symposia, birthday parties, art shows, book discussions, lobby days, games, protests, and dinner parties.

Labor Makes Big Comeback In ’08 Races

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 20 Jan 2008

Even as the number of unionized workers falls nationwide, labor unions are showing increased power in this topsy-turvy election season. By deploying new strategies to use their money, unions have regained their position as the single-strongest force in elections, outside …

Prime Time Primaries

Filed under: Elections & Voting,Featured Conservative - 20 Jan 2008

I’m enjoying the prime time primaries, carefully considering what each politician brings to the table as they all campaign to participate in what policy wonks might consider the political equivalent of the National League and American League playoffs in baseball.