Archive for: November 16, 2008

November 16, 2008

A Sunny Transition and a Rainy Forecast

Filed under: Politics In General - 16 Nov 2008

On Tuesday President and First Lady-elect, Barack and Michelle Obama met with President and Mrs. Bush at the Obama family’s soon-to-be new home, The White House. For all the contentious bickering that goes on in our elections, unlike a lot …

Hank Paulson: The Case FOR Cruel and Usual Punishment

Filed under: American Government,Economics - 16 Nov 2008

Just a few weeks ago, Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson scared the wits out of most Americans, including our befuddled president and corrupt Congress, by crying “Fire!” at the top of his lungs just to force attention on Wall …

Tyranny of the Majority, or Anarchy of the Minority?

In 2000, 4,618,673 Californians voted for Prop. 22, which defined marriage as being exclusive to couples, comprised of one man and one woman. In May of 2008, the California Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, declared Proposition 22 invalid …

Buffalo News Supporting Silencing of Righty Radio Talkers

Douglas Turner of the Buffalo News wants conservative radio talkers silenced. He calls them “virulent,” “violent” and “coarse” and hopes that starting January 1 the “work of flushing” them will begin.

Billy and The Stolen Bicycle Lesson

Filed under: Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 16 Nov 2008

Billy: “But Mommy, Tommy has another bike, I don’t have any. He won’t even miss it. He left it in the rain. I need it.” Mom: “I don’t care how many bicycles Tommy has, where he left it, or …

Bailouts! Know When To Fold’em!

Filed under: Economics,Politically Incorrect Reality - 16 Nov 2008

The chorus says “You got to know when to hold’em; know when to fold’em; know when to walk away; know when to run…” Back in my home state of New Jersey, city of Woodbury, county of Gloucester, on state …

Defining The New Conservatism Part I

Filed under: Conservatism & Libertarianism - 16 Nov 2008

Now that the election is over and the American people have spoken, the task for the Right becomes at once obvious. That first task, ultimately, is to find and define itself – and to do so as expeditiously as …

Be Careful What You Wish For Part Two

President Elect Barack Obama conducted a Seinfeldian “campaign about nothing” which gained him the White House. After accidentally displaying his socialist intentions, an otherwise disciplined campaign achieved victory, tainted but admirable for its focus on getting out the vote in …