Archive for: January 23, 2008

January 23, 2008

1971 Redux

We’re heading back to the disaster of President Nixon’s Keynesian economics of price controls, rampant deficit spending, and punishing inflation. As asserted frequently on this website, Federal deficit spending is not a cure for economic recessions and unemployment; it’s a …

Iran Sanctions: An Unclear Strategy?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 23 Jan 2008

The 2006 United States National Security Strategy stated that this nation faces challenges from Iran, including Iran’s proliferation efforts and involvement in international terrorism. To address these concerns, the United States employs a range of tools, including diplomatic pressure, …

Liberal Populist Pastor Merely Wants To Be President

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 23 Jan 2008

Whether secular Democrats like it or not, Evangelicals have much to say about politicians and their politics. Many prefer that the political talk stay outside of the sanctuaries of our churches. However, populist Pastor Mike Huckabee chose last Saturday to …

Obama’s Bid Turns Focus On Class Split Among Blacks

Briana Parker, a 17-year-old African-American, drives her Honda every Wednesday from her suburban home here to the local Barack Obama headquarters to work the phone banks. Already accepted at six colleges, the high-school senior finds Mr. Obama an inspiration. “He …

Being a Vietnam War Protestor is Nothing to Be Proud Of

During this Presidential Debate, we here a number of candidates relishing and bragging about being a “war-protestor” in the 60s, but that is nothing I would be proud of if I were them. Recently, one apologized to me, when I …

Polish Removers: Dem election prospects repel allies

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has decided to postpone the construction of an American missile defense base in his country, a move that news reports have attributed to his being less pro-American than his predecessor, Jaroslaw Kaczynski. Tusk’s reason for …

Europe: Major Staging Area for Islamic Extremists

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 23 Jan 2008

Europe, with its ongoing and uncontrolled colonization by Muslims and their attendant radical brothers and sisters into its midst, is now viewed as one of the world’s major training grounds for terrorists planning attacks against it and the USA. Europe’s …

The Other Foot

Under normal circumstances, this election cycle would be gearing up for the coming explosion. We’d be waiting for the inevitable. At some point in the coming weeks, a Republican would be accused of being a racist.With that, it’s kind of …