Archive for: July 2011

July 14, 2011

Obama plans may gut U.S. national security

With the media frenzy over the “big showdown” Sunday night between President Obama — with Democrat lawmakers — and Republican lawmakers to hash out a proposed budget agreement, few reporters are covering the deep, deep budget cuts for agencies that …

July 13, 2011

Jordan – Abbas offers Abdullah the Kiss of Death

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 13 Jul 2011

Jordan’s King Abdullah is clearly worried about the future direction of his country – if developments over recent weeks are any indication.

His Majesty told the Washington Post on 16 June:

This administration must think Teamsters are stupid

Filed under: Politics In General - 13 Jul 2011

by: John Bender

It flew under the radar and produced no comment from any quarter but it was a story begging for comment. Vice President Biden spoke to the Teamsters at their convention seeking support from the rank and file like …

Campaign 2012: Are We Over “The Black Thing” Yet?

Filed under: Elections & Voting,Featured Conservative - 13 Jul 2011

My fellow Americans, in regard to the U.S. presidency, please tell me we are over “the black thing.” Can we move past race and gender and simply elect the best American for the job?

July 12, 2011

Improve Public Schools

Filed under: Education & Schools - 12 Jul 2011

School’s out. Summer’s here. Now, let’s think ahead to improving public schools.

The U.S. spends the most on public education yet performance continues to plummet compared to the rest of the world. Spending more money is not the …

The Ratification Debate Part Two

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights - 12 Jul 2011

Picking up where I left off in my review of the ratification debate I want to address the question I raised at the end of last week’s essay, “What was the problem?”

Reasonable doubt and common sense

By: Peter Lemiska

“It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer.” So wrote Eighteenth Century legal scholar William Blackstone, whose writings helped form the basis of America’s judicial system.

It’s not a flawless system, and on those …

July 11, 2011

Barack Hussein Obama and Unions: Tarnished Wedding Bells

President Barack Hussein Obama is a failure. His own economic team has reported that each “saved” job over the course of all his “stimulus” cost an average of $273,000 dollars to “save”. Of the many jobs supposedly saved, the vast …

Our Liberties Under Siege

Filed under: Politics In General - 11 Jul 2011

The main tenet of progressivism, socialism, or whatever you want to call it, is that the state, not the citizen should be in control. Nothing can exist outside of the state and anything that tries to must be regarded as …

Political Bumper Stickers: Be Kind To Your Vehicle’s Backside

Bumper stickers—we see them every day in almost every form. Sit for a few minutes at a stoplight and you literally see almost every form of human expression slapped across the chrome, and more often plastic bumpers of the vehicles …

July 10, 2011

“Body bomb” warning issued by U.S. officials

Filed under: War On Terror - 10 Jul 2011

In the award-winning motion picture, “The Hurt Locker,” U.S. military bomb technicians in Iraq come face-to-face with what they termed a “body bomb,” a explosive device surgically placed in the remains of a dead Iraqi. The lead bomb tech …

Controversy Over Heaven

The Red Hook section of Brooklyn recently renamed a street “Seven in Heaven Way” to honor seven firefighters who died trying to rescue victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks at the World Trade Center. The street was given this …

Noam Chomsky Gets Half a Clue

Of all idiots, none is so useful as he who can masquerade as a genius.

July 9, 2011

Reducing the Troops Obama style

Filed under: American Military,War On Terror - 09 Jul 2011

One of the problems with reducing the troops is will it actually happen. With a guy like Obama he says one thing and something else happens. But more importantly this goes against my fundamental belief about war. First off, is …

Casey Anthony: Must Everything Be About Race?

Filed under: In The News - 09 Jul 2011

There is a lot of chatter claiming the massive media coverage and public interest in the Casey Anthony case confirms America is racist. They say if Casey and her daughter were black, no one would care. They claim the story …

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