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December 17, 2012

Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan

Filed under: American Military,In The News,War On Terror - 17 Dec 2012

On Wednesday December 5th, Dilip Joseph (an American working in Afghanistan) and two of his Afghan colleagues, were abducted by gunmen while returning from a rural medical clinic near the capitol city of Kabul. From there, the group was reportedly …

Misinterpreting Obama’s Mandate

I have written before regarding Obama’s legitimate claim to a mandate for raising taxes on the “rich.” He made no secret of his plan to raise taxes during the campaign and voters — who for the most part know they …

U.S. law officers arrest dozens of foreign ex-cons in Los Angeles

Filed under: Crime and Punishment,Immigration - 17 Dec 2012

In spite of city government officials in Los Angeles, Calif., insisting on maintaining a so-called “sanctuary city” for illegal aliens, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported on Monday that its law enforcement agents arrested 37 foreigners with prior convictions for …

December 16, 2012

American Politics as a Confidence Game

Filed under: Elections & Voting,Politics In General - 16 Dec 2012

Reading post-2012-election news reports can be hazardous to one’s mental health, particularly for the sanity-challenged among us. But perhaps the singularly most prescient comments come from long ago—from the pen of America’s most profound novelist, Herman Melville, whose words in …

Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven

Everybody wants an “A” but nobody wants to study. Everybody wants to be rich but nobody wants to save. Everybody wants to lose weight but nobody wants to exercise. Everybody wants to go to heaven but nobody …

Recruitment of women by al-Qaeda disturbs Iraq government

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 16 Dec 2012

While considered a religious taboo in Islam to involve women in combat, al-Qaeda in Iraq is using every means possible to recruit women to help the terrorist group make a noticeable resurgence in the nation’s Sunni Arab strongholds, according to …

December 15, 2012

Privacy Invasion

Radio frequency identification, or “RFID,” are microchips. They’re used to track inventory such as books, electronics, tools and pharmaceuticals.

They’ve been injected in livestock. And family pets. My dog has an RFID chip. These are acceptable uses.

Using RFID …

Judge: “Choose Life” Out in North Carolina

Providing another example of why judicial review needs to be reviewed is U.S. District Court Judge James C. Fox, who just ruled that North Carolina may not offer its “Choose Life” license plates. And wait till you hear his reasoning …

The Constitution Isn’t A Black Box

The federal Constitution, according to those who penned it, is a limited set of powers granted by the States and the People to our federal government. Modern liberals disagree, thinking that the document is an unlimited grant of power …

December 14, 2012

Compromise or Gridlock in Washington: Two Unpalatable Alternatives

Filed under: Politics In General - 14 Dec 2012

By Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson

As soon as the elections were over, a wave of commentaries extolling the virtues of compromise appeared in the press. The common theme is that it is time for Democrats and Republicans alike to end partisan …

The Governor of Tennessee must Obey Tennessee Law: No State Insurance Exchange!

According to an article posted by Lesley Swann of the Tennessee Tenth Amendment Center, the federal obamacare Act doesn’t actually require The People to submit to obamacare.1

Accordingly, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sibelius is demanding that The States set up State Insurance …

Obama’s Fiscal Cliff … Will he Ever Take the Blame for his Failed Policies!

The fiscal cliff is a self imposed dilemma brought to you by your congress and your president. Since Obama could not muster up the courage before his re-election bid to put his budget down on paper and up for a …

December 13, 2012

Mass Higher Education: Good or Bad?

Filed under: Education & Schools - 13 Dec 2012

Mass higher education refers to the phenomenon, promoted aggressively by President Obama, whereby a tremendous proportion of the eligible population enrolls in the nation’s colleges. It presumes that any American high school graduate who desires a higher education should be …

Don’t Be Intimidated

Filed under: In The News,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 13 Dec 2012

The joyous seasons of Christmas and Hanukkah are once again upon us. They bring all the warmth, happiness, prayers, hope and generosity that we share with one another and our families. It’s a time to believe in miracles while realizing …

December 12, 2012

Views on the News – 12/8/2012

People weren’t paying attention when they voted because they are surprised that President Obama is still stridently campaigning instead of doing the real work of governing. There is no evidence that Obama is willing or able to work with …

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