Archive for: January 20, 2009

January 20, 2009

New Jersey Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Child Porn

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 20 Jan 2009

A 22-year-old Fort Lee, New Jersey man, Jeremy Slagle, has been sentenced to 7 years in federal prison for Distributing Material Involving Child Pornography, according to U.S. Attorney Jeffrey A. Taylor.

Bernard Madoff’s $50 Billion Ponzi Scheme Saves Lives

Filed under: Abortion - 20 Jan 2009

The phrase from John Milton’s Comus,”Was I deceiv’d, or did a sable cloud/ Turn forth her silver lining on the night,?” has evolved into an oft used American idiom: “Every cloud has a silver lining.” This phrase is used to …

About Those “Peace Doves” Muslims Plan to Release Before the Inauguration

Filed under: In The News - 20 Jan 2009

In a heartwarming and touching human interest story, we have been advised that American Muslim groups will hold a symbolic release of “peace doves” at a Mosque in Washington, D.C., to welcome the inauguration of Barack Obama.

The Inauguration of Barack Obama – a/k/a Barry Soetoro

Twenty two percent of the United States voted for Obama in the general election. John McCain drew a little under Obama’s tally so that means that 78 percent of the nation either voted for McCain or did not vote at …

Chavez Reduced to Crawl and Grovel: How Sweet It Is!

When oil was hovering above $100 a barrel, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s Latino gnome and tin horn dictator, made news with outrageous behavior aimed at the greatest nation in the history of human kind, these United States of America.

TIME Takes Swipe at Joe The Plumber (Now Joe The Reporter)

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,What The F@#K?!? - 20 Jan 2009

TIME magazine got a twofer on a recent screed headlined “Is Israel Losing the Media War in Gaza?.” Not only did TIME use its article to take a few swipes at Samuel Joe Wurzelbacher (known as Joe the Plumber) but it also took the opportunity to once again blame the Jews for everything going on in Gaza.

Naturally, TIME’s description of Joe the Plumber was more a cut at him than an accurate picture. Not only that, but TIME seemed to have somehow forgotten that Barack Obama made Joe famous, not John McCain!

TARP Money Funneled to Jesse Jackson Fundraiser

Filed under: Politics In General - 20 Jan 2009

On Thursday, the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) asked Neil M. Barofsky, the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), for a formal review of the sponsorship by Bank of America and Citigroup of the Rainbow/PUSH …

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Be ‘Em?

Probably one of the first sayings we all surely learn in America is “if ya can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em”. This may work as a practical solution to some problems in sports or other areas, but is it a sound …