Archive for: July 2008

July 22, 2008

Civil Rights Organization Fights Elitists and Racists

With the Heller decision only hours old, the National rifle Association, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, filed suit against Chicago and San Francisco seeking to overturn obviously unconstitutional laws those cities have on the books. In the case …

July 21, 2008

Of Bank Runs, FDIC Insurance Limits, and Being Underfunded!

Filed under: Economics,The Nanny State - 21 Jul 2008

Until quite recently, the advantages of being underfunded (poor) were under appreciated in these quarters. To me, poor has always meant less material goods, less influence, less party time, less everything. Which is not cool by any standards.

Americans Are Being Forced To Learn Spanish!

Filed under: Immigration - 21 Jul 2008

We recently sent out a press release condemning Presidential candidate Barack Obama’s statements in a video on Youtube, “Instead of worrying about whether immigrants can learn English, they will learn English, you need to make sure your child speaks Spanish” …

Fix Mexico: Replace Spanish With ‘English Only’ as Official Lingo!

Filed under: Potpourri - 21 Jul 2008

Just south of the most prosperous, technologically advanced, and sophisticated nation in the world, sits Mexico, a third-world failure. Mexico is riddled with corruption, illiteracy, and poverty. It is a nation that cannot, or will not, feed, educate, house, …

Andrew Breitbart: ‘Something’s Desperately Wrong’ in Hollywood

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 21 Jul 2008

Andrew Breitbart, CEO of Breitbart.com, had a great op ed in the Washington Times yesterday about how Hollywood oppresses Republicans and conservatives in La La Land. Detailing the travails of Republicans in Hollywood

Defense Department Official Imprisoned for Espionage

Filed under: American National Security - 21 Jul 2008

Gregg William Bergersen, age 51, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced in the Eastern District of Virginia to 57 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiracy to disclose national defense information to persons not entitled to receive …

Jackson and Obama: Unfortunate Words?

I try to avoid making commentary out of commentaries of news items. I also try to avoid using the word “I” in my columns overmuch, but the reader shall see how that worked out. This is actually a commentary on …

July 20, 2008

Understanding 21st Century Counterintelligence

Filed under: American National Security - 20 Jul 2008

The counterintelligence function involves protecting the country, as well as intelligence agencies, from the activities of foreign intelligence services. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has principal responsibility for countering the activities of foreign intelligence services within the United States in …

No Place for Blind Woman at Womencare

Filed under: Potpourri - 20 Jul 2008

All Desiree Carpenter wanted was a chance to succeed. As a young woman Ms. Carpenter (not her real name) had been subjected to repeated physical and sexual assaults, losing her eyesight during one attack. Her assailant did hard time, but …

“Surge” Needed at Mexican Border!

Filed under: Immigration - 20 Jul 2008

Those who favor amnesty for the 12-38 million illegal aliens currently in the United States have fashioned a new plea for sympathy that goes something like this: Let’s make illegal aliens LEGAL, so they will no longer have to …

Change We Really Need

Filed under: Economics,Featured Conservative,The Nanny State - 20 Jul 2008

If Senator Obama’s magic change-wand truly works, the change we need is eradication from our society of the degraded and debauched ethos of liberal-progressive-socialism that led us to inflation and near collapse of financial markets. It is currently fashionable …

July 19, 2008

The Gift

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 19 Jul 2008

Through Jesus Christ we have received the inestimable gift of the Holy Spirit as our counselor and comforter. Pastor Steve Treash’s sermon this past Sunday at Black Rock-Long Ridge Congregational Church (North Stamford, Connecticut) was on God’s gift to …

Ending Politically Tainted Intelligence Gathering and Analysis

Filed under: American National Security - 19 Jul 2008

Closely tied to the question of how best to set intelligence requirements are the larger questions of how to improve analysis by the intelligence community and how to increase its impact.

AP’s New Muckraking Style, From Just-The-Facts to In-Your-Face

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 19 Jul 2008

For those unfamiliar, since May of this year the Associated Press has had a new Washington Bureau Chief, a past AP reporter named Ron Fournier. According to Politico, the previous chief was pushed out to make room for Fournier …

Congressional Democrats: Far Left Funding More Important than American People

Out of one side of his mouth Sen. Reid says “”Let’s begin the discussion here by saying, Democrats support domestic production” and out of the other—in an attempt to switch targets and confuse the public—he reject the president’s proposal for …

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