Archive for: January 29, 2008

January 29, 2008

The State of the Union As Seen By An Ordinary Citizen

Filed under: Politics In General - 29 Jan 2008

At this time of year, the president normally issues his State of the Union address to the nation and the Congress. After the president has spoken, the Democrats usually respond, in both English and Spanish. All of the speeches are …

Homeland Security Department Releases Response Framework

On Tuesday, January 22, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released their newly formulated National Response Framework (NRF), the successor to the National Response Plan. The NRF, which focuses on response and short-term recovery, articulates the doctrine, principles …

Bill Gates Issues Call For Kinder Capitalism

Filed under: Economics - 29 Jan 2008

Free enterprise has been good to Bill Gates. But today, the Microsoft Corp. chairman will call for a revision of capitalism. In a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the software tycoon plans to call for …

We Should Not Believe In Them Either

A few nights ago our candidates were asked if the Ronald Reagan era was over a few of them actually said yes. I wonder if the at the democrat debates if the are going to ask them if the …

Obama Gains, But Still Lags In Big States

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Democrats - 29 Jan 2008

Barack Obama’s overwhelming weekend victory in South Carolina’s Democratic primary gives him new momentum in the run-up to the near-national nominating contest a week from tomorrow, known as Super Tuesday. But Mr. Obama heads into the 22-state showdown as the …

Richard Darman (1943 – 2008)

Filed under: Politics In General - 29 Jan 2008

As budget director in the cabinet of President George H.W. Bush, Richard Darman was the chief architect of the landmark 1990 deficit-reduction plan. Because it included tax increases, that plan earned Mr. Darman the lasting enmity of Republican conservatives, …

On Anniversary of Roe V. Wade, Celebrate “Life Before Birth”!

Filed under: Abortion,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 29 Jan 2008

Thirty five years ago, on January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court sanctioned abortion on demand. Unhappy anniversary to all!
In ruling as they did, the justices became party to a human rights violation of monumental proportions.

All Done but the Moulderin’

The question many of us dreaded is upon us. Fred Thompson has shown he cannot capture enough primary victories in his race for the White House. This brings us to a seminal question; what does Fred Thompson’s withdrawing from the …