Archive for: December 22, 2008

December 22, 2008

Homeland Security Department Expands Collection of Biometrics for Visitors

Filed under: American National Security - 22 Dec 2008

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced yesterday to several law enforcement organizations — including the National Association of Chiefs of Police — that it is expanding the categories of non-US citizens required to provide digital fingerprints and a …

Bloke Who Threw Shoes at Bush Seeks Redemption

Filed under: In The News - 22 Dec 2008

Muntadhar al-Zeidi, the brain-dead Iraqi reporter who became a hero to millions of Islamofascists and air headed American liberals for throwing his shoes at President Bush, no longer walks with the swagger and arrogance of a proud Islamofascist.

Palestine – UN Security Council Flirts With Racist Fantasyland

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 22 Dec 2008

“All these attacks prove that settlers are dangerous and that it’s impossible to live with them. If these settlers are allowed to stay, that would mean more friction and confrontation. Peace can be achieved only if Israel withdraws to the …

California Democrats Should Follow Obama Lead on Raising Taxes

Filed under: Politics In General,Taxes & Taxation - 22 Dec 2008

California Democrats believe they have found a way to side step the two-thirds requirement for raising taxes: Instead of calling taxes what they are, Democrats would call them “fees.”

After Attacking McCain for Them, Suddenly Newsweek Finds Lobbyists Are Just Fine After All

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,What The F@#K?!? - 22 Dec 2008

During the recently completed presidential campaign, Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff was all excited over his “web exclusive” piece on staffers with the McCain campaign that had connections with past lobbying efforts. Back in those days Newsweek was all about the …

Missile Defense Flight Test Results in Successful Intercept

Filed under: American National Security - 22 Dec 2008

The Missile Defense Agency announced that it has completed an important exercise and flight test involving a successful intercept by a ground-based interceptor missile designed to protect the United States against a limited long-range ballistic missile attack.

Bush’s Legacy: Socialism

For conservatives, it wasn’t supposed to be like this. We elected a Republican didn’t we? We beat that lunatic Al Gore in 2000 and that empty headed buffoon John Kerry in 2004, and for most of these last eight years …