Archive for: April 2008

April 30, 2008

New York Times Attacking Textbook Makers, Veiled Attack on Capitalism

College textbooks are overpriced and something should be done. Why, Congress should even step in! That is the message that The New York Times wants us to understand and I can’t say it is, in and of itself, entirely …

Lust, Not Compassion, Drives Ungodly Priests to Illegal Aliens

Filed under: Immigration,In The News - 30 Apr 2008

Pope Benedict’s recent pilgrimage to America focused on two major issues of the day. Namely, the untoward history of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and the church’s anti-law and order position when it comes to illegal aliens. The two …

Former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Viewed as Innovative by Chinese Military

Filed under: American Military,Foreign Countries & Policy - 30 Apr 2008

While liberals, Democrats and members of the news media openly showed distain for Rumsfeld when he served as President George W. Bush’s top military commander, the Chinese military hierarchy viewed him as an innovator, especially when it comes to military …

Hillary Unleashes Her Inner Macho

Filed under: Current Events,Politics In General - 30 Apr 2008

Belatedly, the Clinton campaign has come to realize that white men represent the critical swing vote of the 2008 primaries. When Hillary captured the white male vote, she has won 9 out of 14 contests. But when the good-ol’-boys gave …

When Will We Admit the Truth About Barack Obama?

If you interview someone for a job, you’ll expect him to tell you what you want to hear. There’ll be a façade, and his darker side will remain well-hidden. Now, let’s say a requirement for the job is that the …

April 29, 2008

Reverend Al Sharpton, OJ Simpson, and American Justice

Filed under: Politics In General - 29 Apr 2008

On October 3, 1995, OJ Simpson was acquitted of murder. His guilt had seemed so obvious, to some. The verdict shocked and angered scores of millions of Americans. In the minds of millions of Americans, Judge Lance Ito had …

In The Name Of Rationality And Reason

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 29 Apr 2008

We can reason and rationalize just about anything, including our lack of exercise and bad eating habits. We rationalize insensitivity to others’ feelings because we live in a world that has become coarse and crude. Are we reasonable? Are we …

The Abdullah-Abbas Circus Comes To Washington

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 29 Apr 2008

King Abdullah – the sovereign ruler of 77% of former Palestine (now called Jordan) – and Mahmoud Abbas – the touted President of another proposed Arab State in 1-6% of former Palestine (now called the West Bank and Gaza) – …

Telling the Truth about Obama Means You’re a Racist

As more information emerges about Barack Hussein Obama—although decidedly not from the mainstream media who diligently work to protect him—it has become patently obvious, to those who still have the ability to reason, that he is both a radical and …

April 28, 2008

Islamic Shari’ah Banking, Is It Invading America?

Filed under: In The News - 28 Apr 2008

The Daily Record in Baltimore, Maryland recently published a story by Brendan Kearney that oddly seems to present a conflict between a bank employing Islamic Shari’ah law with its American investments and some black American borrowers and painting it …

Thanksgiving in April?

Filed under: Potpourri - 28 Apr 2008

Although Thanksgiving is still more than seven months away, it seems fitting to take stock and give thanks now, while there is still something left to be grateful for. Indeed, given the dismal slate of presidential candidates from which …

Cults of Personalities

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 28 Apr 2008

I had to jump on this one. As a teenager, I attended summer camp with actor Jason Beghe, and we were members of a loosely-knit camp clique for a time thereafter. I actually made some lifelong friends through that experience, …

Cheap Grace

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 28 Apr 2008

In his April 18th column for the Washington Post, E. J. Dionne, Jr. expresses the misgivings of liberal-progressives who enjoy the ritual of religion, but don’t want to be bothered with following the teachings of Jesus.

Christians Under Attack by Government School Bureaucrats

Oak Lawn, Illinois, school kids are going to have to do without Halloween, Christmas and Easter activities thanks to the sensitive bureaucrats who fear offending Muslims. The schools’ administrators claim they’ve received a number complaints that the activities are offensive, …

April 27, 2008

Now We Know, Marriage is Cost-Effective

It’s a proven fact that family dissolution places children at greater risk of poverty, mental and physical illness, juvenile delinquency, abuse, substance abuse, and educational failure. A few years ago Wade Horn, former director of the federal Administration for Children …

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