Archive for: July 2009

July 25, 2009

Social Engineering and Price Controls

All government intervention in the economy distorts decision making, with bad and unanticipated results. Classical economics, on the whole, attempts to explain how individuals behave under changing economic conditions. The implicit idea is that people, acting as individuals, …

Your Papers Please

Talking about exactly what the liberals in our government are going to get away with when it comes down to seizing control over the health care industry in America is difficult because one liberal says they want one thing, another …

July 24, 2009

Paper Reports on Itself?

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 24 Jul 2009

I think this is an example of the distraction that the Internet and the New Media have driven the Old Media to, but it seems that the Ledger-Enquirer of Columbus, Georgia was so amazed that someone finally paid attention to …

Jihadists at the Hilton: Are Man Made Disasters Next?

Filed under: War On Terror,What The F@#K?!? - 24 Jul 2009

A Jew hating, down with America, Muslim group is openly looking for recruits, no not in Iraq, Yemen or Afghanistan but right here in America. No you are not hearing things!

Liberal-Progressive Scientism vs. Religious Faith

Believing themselves to be guided solely by science, liberal-progressives swallow whole banquets of contradictory and unprovable hypotheses.

Big Government Only Leads to More Government

Americans need to ask themselves a question. How much government do we really need? The statists who currently run things in Washington see a need for an ever expanding government with more and more being consumed by the state. Healthcare, …

July 23, 2009

Congress is Taxation Without Representation

Filed under: American Government - 23 Jul 2009

We are speeding headlong toward a time when our Congress will have become just like Mad King George’s Parliament, that body from which in 1776 the American colonists separated with the rallying cry of “no taxation without representation.” Our national …

Fawcett, McMahon, Jackson, and Cronkite: Did they ask the Question?

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 23 Jul 2009

Estimates are that about 9,500 people die per day in America. That means thousands of special services are carried on daily to honor the departed and ponder our own mortality. When celebrities or iconic figures die we are moved on …

A Re-Imagining of the Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing

Filed under: Courts, The Law & The Judiciary - 23 Jul 2009

The Sotomayor hearings are mostly wrapped up. Looks like she’ll be confirmed.

I had a fantasy about this, and those of you who have equal concerns about her ascendancy to the Supreme Court may get some satisfaction out of this. …

The Long, Agonizing Decline of the United States

We are following the downward path of Great Britain, one of the two greatest of Western history’s empires.

We can draw several cautionary lessons from the history of our British cousins. Of all the world’s nations we and the UK …

July 22, 2009

Yelling…ENOUGH with the Race Thing!

Filed under: Politics In General - 22 Jul 2009

Race! Race! Race! As the kids say, “Gag me with Race!” I just read my Republican Senator Mel Martinez’s statement on why he is voting to confirm Sonia Sotomayor:

Judge Sotomayor’s rise to the Supreme Court is testimony to the fact …

Muslims Declare Jihad in Chicago; Obama, Lawmakers Prefer Targeting Americans

Filed under: In The News - 22 Jul 2009

A group obsessed with creating a Caliphate based on Muslim religious law — Sharia Law — in the United States and other nations is holding their first US conference today in Chicago.

Palestine – Negate The Debate On The Jewish State

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 22 Jul 2009

Any prospect of creating a new Arab State between Israel and Jordan took another nosedive this past week with an extraordinary outburst by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak saying he could not accept the existence of Israel as a Jewish State.

Galactica Conclusio Philosophicus

Filed under: Politics In General,Religion & Faith - 22 Jul 2009

In one of the climactic scenes of the conclusion of “Battlestar Galactica”, Gaius Baltar remarks that an unseen hand had been guiding events all along up until that point. Just as the characters were propelled by something from …

Walter Cronkite: Quintessential Liberal-Progressive

Mr. Cronkite, the influential and well-liked anchorman of “CBS Evening News” from 1962 to 1981, died at age 92. However nice a person he may have been, Walter Cronkite was, more importantly, a model voice for liberal-progressives’ brand of …

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