Archive for: June 2011

June 30, 2011

Your Right to Question Regulatory Authority

Filed under: Courts, The Law & The Judiciary - 30 Jun 2011

It is my firm belief that as American citizens, we have an unquestionable Right to question the validity of any government or quasi governmental order, law, etc.. And, I believe the case of Budd vs. New York, 143 U.S. 517, …

Republicans and Conservatives Missing the Point on a Smaller Military

Filed under: American Military - 30 Jun 2011

By: Mitch Poremba

Being a strong conservative who watches Fox, the Judge on Freedom Watch and listens to “The Great One”, Mark Levin, believe that Republicans and Conservatives have wondered too far in policing the World and Nation Building.

Hezbollah in Latin America – Implications for homeland security

Filed under: War On Terror - 30 Jun 2011

On Thursday, July 7, 2011 the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence will hold a hearing entitled “Hezbollah in Latin America – Implications for U.S. Homeland Security,” according to Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA), the committee’s chairman.

Unmisrememberizing Dubya: GOP should reclaim GWB

Filed under: Featured Conservative,The Republicans - 30 Jun 2011

In a June 21st piece at National Review Online, Rich Lowry suggests that Republicans are becoming increasingly disdainful of former president George W. Bush. He’s probably right about that, and it’s a shame.

June 29, 2011

Palestine: Forget Reconciliation Between Hamas And Fatah

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 29 Jun 2011

The much vaunted reconciliation between rival Palestinian Arab groups Hamas and Fatah still remains a mirage almost two months after the widely publicized signing of a reconciliation agreement in Cairo between the two groups on 4 May.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Demands a New Moniker?

Filed under: What The F@#K?!? - 29 Jun 2011

A recent “Washington Times” article entitled: “USDA gay-sensitivity training seeks larger audience” by Rowan Scarborough caught my attention the other day. The article got me to thinking the USDA is opting for a new designation. Instead of the United States …

Actually, We Have Too Much Health Insurance

By: Tracy Miller

One of the arguments for healthcare reform is that millions of Americans with employer-provided healthcare are underinsured. Proponents of this view are saying that people are underinsured if they are paying too many of their healthcare costs …

Me for President

The last time I threw my hat into the ring, in 2008, I garnered four supporters. But this looks like an ABO year, anybody but Obama, and so I may do better. I tested the water on the …

June 28, 2011

Lone wolf terrorist threat increasing, say security experts

Filed under: War On Terror - 28 Jun 2011

The most significant domestic terrorism threat over the next five years will be the lone actor, or “lone wolf” terrorist. They typically draw ideological inspiration from formal terrorist organizations, but operate on the fringes of those movements.

Love Is Not Feelings

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 28 Jun 2011

Last week, we talked a bit about the meaning of concupiscence in the Church’s moral tradition. The good news about concupiscence is that it is not sin but merely the “tinder for sin,” and therefore temptation is not a …

Pigford II Scandal

In 1997, Timothy Pigford sued the Department of Agriculture alleging he was treated unfairly in farm loan decisions because he is black.  His case became a class action lawsuit known asPigford v. Glickman.  [Dan] Glickman was the …

June 27, 2011

Obama gives nation a rundown on the Afghan war drawdown

Filed under: In The News,War On Terror - 27 Jun 2011

Speaking to the American people from the White House Wednesday night in a televised speech that lasted about 15 minutes, President Barack Obama revealed no surprises when he announced the drawdown of the “surge” in Afghanistan during his much-anticipated speech.

The Bishops Are Betrayed on Assisted Suicide

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 27 Jun 2011

By: Partick J. Reilly

Even as the nation’s bishops react with alarm to a recent Montana Supreme Court ruling allowing physician-assisted suicide, their efforts are being undermined by ethics and law professors at several Jesuit universities.

Big, Ugly and Stupid – the Buildings Cities Build

Filed under: Politics In General - 27 Jun 2011

By: Gary Paduch

I’ve seen it for 40 years: Big, ugly, stupid buildings. A prime example is the Ocean Center at Daytona Beach, Florida. I see it over and over. Huge, ugly conference centers, convention centers, performing arenas, art centers, every …

We Can Do This Unless We Don’t

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Politics In General - 27 Jun 2011

If Alfred E. Newman with his “What me worry?” grin was President of the United States he couldn’t do a more pathetic imitation of leadership than we are currently witnessing in Chicago on the Potomac.

Dismissing the easy visuals of an …

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