Archive for: August 2011

August 27, 2011

Lessons In Apologetics #8: Atheism

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 27 Aug 2011

If the Christian has no assurance that God will triumph from the way the world appears to be going, one would be better off hedging one’s bets by siding with the Devil or sitting the whole thing out all together. …

Rep. Gutierrez says immigrant voters put Obama in office

Filed under: Elections & Voting,Immigration - 27 Aug 2011

In sharing his joy over Obama’s latest immigration policy with the Latino community, Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) let it slip that “immigrant voters” helped put Obama in the White House. It is illegal for immigrants — …

Shh, Don’t Tell Anyone. Obama Is Increasing The Cost Of Going To School.

I have a secret to tell you. But you cannot tell it to anyone if I tell it to you. Do you understand? Because I am super serious about how secret this secret is.

Ok, good. Now …

It’s the Spending, Stupid: A Crucial Historical Look at Federal-Government Spending

We have failed to heed the lessons of economic history, with terrible consequences for our economy and country. And the most crucial of those lessons, particularly since the start of LBJ’s Great Society, is this: deficits have been caused not …

August 26, 2011

‘Pride’ vs. Patriotism

Filed under: Politics In General - 26 Aug 2011

To the modern Democratic National Committee, the mainstream media and other “progressive” outfits such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the words “patriot” and “patriotism” have become synonymous with “right-wing extremism.”

The China Threat

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 26 Aug 2011

by Van Hipp

Checking the China Scorecard – Friend or Foe?

Did Hedge Funds Throw the 2008 Election?

Filed under: History,Politics In General - 26 Aug 2011

Hedge fund traders had a great year in 2008. That year, hedge fund short sellers were instrumental in the spike in fuel prices, the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the banking crisis, and the stock market collapse. While extremely wealthy hedge …

Libyan War Was Foolish

We should all be happy that the regime of Colonel Qaddafi is coming to an end. He was a bloody handed tyrant who murdered his own people, who engaged in acts of terrorism, and was living proof that the class …

August 25, 2011

Obama: From Truman’s Whistle-Stop to Wilsonian Folly

Filed under: In The News,Politics In General - 25 Aug 2011

President Obama’s tour through the Midwest in a coal-black Darth Vader-mobile begs comparison with past presidential excursions. I’m thinking of those made by presidents Harry Truman and Woodrow Wilson.

First, the president repeated his Trumanesque mantra about his version of a …

Are We a “Me” Society or a “We” Society?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 25 Aug 2011

This will become an extremely important decision by the time that the next election rolls by. For example Obama made a statement this week that as soon as he lost the rating it was the fault of politics.

“There’s nothing wrong …

La Raza Unida leader sentenced to life in prison for racketeering

La Raza Unida (The United Race) leader Johnny Joe Guerra faces spending the rest of his life in federal prison for drug trafficking while two other members of the La Raza Unida gang will be serving lengthy prison terms for …

Ruling by decree when leadership fails

By: Peter Lemiska

In recent years, the entire country has been focused on its plunging economy. Housing prices are at historic lows, and the jobless rate is at 9.1%. The number is significantly higher in minority communities. The …

August 24, 2011

Iraqi drug gang smashed by cops in California

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 24 Aug 2011

Federal authorities are warning several state and local police departments about the increased drug trafficking activity of Iraqi nationals now living in the United States.

Palestine – Jerusalem Challenges The United Nations

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 24 Aug 2011

Jerusalem’s continued existence as an undivided city will remain unaffected by any United Nations (UN) decision recognizing a Palestinian Arab State based on the June 1967 armistice lines.

A New Media Slant Detector

I formerly believed reporters don’t tell the public what to think. Instead, they tell the public what to think about — as if that made claiming “objectivity” while misusing your influence an acceptable practice.

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