Archive for: February 2009

February 26, 2009

Divorce, In Keeping with Sharia Law

Filed under: In The News - 26 Feb 2009

Snobbish American men who regard Sharia Law as an inferior abomination may wish to reconsider that judgment, at least when it comes to divorce settlements.

Unlike American divorce laws, which assume that every husband is a wife beater, adulterer, and corrupting …

In Defense of the White Man

While many believe that prejudice has diminished over time, it’s not really true. Prejudice is much like the wind: Its direction changes, and the sheltered and well-situated may not sense it, but it’s always blowing on some people somewhere. …

February 25, 2009

Tennessee’s Stimulus Share Stimulates Government, not Economy

Filed under: In The News,Politics In General - 25 Feb 2009

My good friend, Ken Marrero over at Blue Collar Muse, did some interesting research into where the money from Tennessee’s share of the so-called stimulus payoff ends up going. Ken notes that there is a lot of money floating …

The Two Faces of DHS Secretary Napolitano

Filed under: Immigration,Politics In General - 25 Feb 2009

Illegal Immigration critics are complaining that Arizona’s former governor, now Secretary of Homeland Security, played politics when she announced a state of emergency during the Bush Administration in response to illegal aliens and then she vetoed a new bill that …

GM to Invest in Brazil with U.S. Taxpayer Money!

Filed under: In The News - 25 Feb 2009

Although the economic meltdown has led to wild desperation in the auto industry, who would have imagined that a major U.S. corporation would be so tone deaf as to use bail out funds extracted from U.S. taxpayers to fund operations …

Obama Will Only Make Things Worse

President Obama, whatever his strong points, isn’t an economist. It’s called the “dismal science” for a reason and it results in many people being ignorant of the basic tenets of how an economy operates. So far President Obama hasn’t shown …

Why Not Tax Based On Productivity

Filed under: Politics In General - 25 Feb 2009

This is not as absurd as it sounds. If taxpayers only paid for the services they received the federal tax burden would be cut by over half. If congress were only paid when they were actually working that would save …

Obama’s Success Story, or Saving Jobs Made Easy

While defending his “stimulus package” during his first presidential press conference, President Obama said, “I think my initial measure of success is creating or saving 4 million jobs.” Although it was the third time during the appearance that he had …

February 24, 2009

FBI Forensic Analysts Aid Local Police in Terrorism, Major Crime Cases

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) on Monday announced the opening of a new laboratory and office suite for the forensic examination of radiological material and associated evidence, located at the …

Open Letter to the US Government

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights - 24 Feb 2009

To The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States, and to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, in Congress assembled, …

Can the Feminization of Wall Street Bail Out America?

Those who believe that a few trillion dollars of taxpayer money is urgently needed to stimulate the listless economy and create millions of new jobs may have overlooked a much simpler, less costly solution.

Obama Please Read The Tenth Amendment To The Constitution

Quote: “The powers not delegated to the United States [congress & president] by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”

What this means in today’s terms is …

Anti-Terrorism: Evaluating Federal Air Marshal Service Difficult

Filed under: American National Security - 24 Feb 2009

By deploying armed air marshals onboard selected flights, the Federal Air Marshal Service, a component of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), plays a key role in helping to protect approximately 29,000 domestic and international flights operated daily by U.S. air …

Palestine – Perpetual Pantomime Pursues Peace

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 24 Feb 2009

Benjamin Netanyahu has finally been given the go-ahead by Israel’s President Shimon Peres to try and form Israel’s next Government. This heralds the next round in the farce that passes for “the peace process” in the Middle East.

The Limitations of Econometric Computer Models

Filed under: Economics,Featured Conservative,History - 24 Feb 2009

Computer models were the tools employed to inflate the subprime mortgage balloon that precipitated collapse of our financial markets. And the same sorts of inherently faulty computer models are generating proclamations that President Obama’s near-trillion-dollar stimulus and mortgage protection …

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