Archive for: February 1, 2008

February 1, 2008

Far Too Many Americas

The problem with America is simple – there are far too many “Americas”. John Edwards, now a perennial also-ran in the presidential race, once opined about the direness of there being only a mere “two Americas” where he tried …

Has the West Lost its Manhood?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage,War On Terror - 01 Feb 2008

The west’s current battle with radical Islam has revealed the worst in both the west and the world of Islam. Obviously from Islam we have seen the intolerance, hatred, oppression and evil in its nature. But, from the west we …

Bush Aims to Ease Worries And Burnish Legacy

Filed under: Politics In General - 01 Feb 2008

The president highlighted the progress he is seeing in many of the trouble spots of his sometimes-rocky tenure, from Iraq to the U.S. housing market to hurricane-stricken New Orleans. He also touted a range of modest bipartisan agreements that his …

Be It Resolved

Naïve critter that I am, it took me quite a while to nail down the reason for my vague, continuing nagging dissatisfaction with discussions on TV. There was, I thought, something missing. I said “naïve” because I believed at first …

McCain Gains as Furor Over Immigration Cools

Six months ago, when Sen. John McCain’s presidential campaign was left for dead at the side of the road to the White House, he seemed to have perished because he was in the wrong place on two important issues: Iraq …

Border Patrol Report Describes 29 Armed Mexican Incursions into US

Judicial Watch, the public interest group created to investigate and prosecute suspects in government corruption cases, recently released a secret a Department of Homeland Security and US Border Patrol report titled, “Mexican Government Incidents: 2006 Fiscal Year Report.”

Private Philanthropy is Bad for Socialism

The New York Times is distressed that private philanthropists can give money to any charity they choose.
Only a socialistic Federal government is capable, says the Times, of making wise decisions about dispensing money to achieve social justice.