Archive for: January 24, 2008

January 24, 2008

Kiss My Caucus

January 3rd came and went…and the political world didn’t end! Oh, Joe Biden and Chris Dodd both dropped out of contention for the Democrats after the Iowa Caucuses, but they weren’t exactly lighting up the Democrat side that much. Besides, …

Democrats Want CHANGE? Not in California!

Because the Democrat party has no real issues on which to run in 2008, party leaders have adopted CHANGE as the liberal mantra for this election cycle. What they really mean, however, is change that will bring more power …

In Close Race, Every Delegate Is Prized

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 24 Jan 2008

With no presidential front-runner in either party after two more state contests over the weekend, Democrats and Republicans are mobilizing for what few have confronted: fighting delegate by delegate instead of state by state, in a battle that could grind …

Biodiesel Fuel – Pros and Cons

Filed under: Science & Technology - 24 Jan 2008

Looking closely at biodiesel, we find that its physical and chemical properties are very similar to petroleum based diesel fuel in terms of operation in compression ignition engines (diesel engines). Therefore, biodiesel can be used in diesel engines without expensive …

Stealing From All to Give Freebies to Grandma

Here is a perfect example of the destructive power of government. It is also a representative example of why it is a canard that government ever gives anything away for “free” as that so-called free gift inflicts pain on everyone …

Bill Clinton May Get Payout of $20 Million

Filed under: Politics In General - 24 Jan 2008

Mr. Clinton is negotiating to end his relationship with Mr. Burkle’s Yucaipa Cos. as part of a broader effort to protect the presidential campaign of his wife, Sen. Hillary Clinton, from potential conflicts of interest. Details of Mr. Clinton’s involvement …

Reflections on America’s Past and Future

Perhaps it is overly limiting to discuss the present state of our nation, and thus its prospects for the future, without broadening the topic to include all of Western civilization. Nevertheless, for at least the past century as well as …