Category: Current Events

February 27, 2008

Why Is Federal Authority Preeminent In Hazelton, But Irrelevant In Newark?

Decent American citizens like those in Hazelton, Pennsylvania are increasingly disenfranchised as they struggle to protect their communities from unwelcome third world aliens who come here illegally in violation of violate U.S. borders and laws.

February 26, 2008

From Elections to Shootings: America Is Broken

It is noteworthy that the stalled Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Act (FISA) renewal effort became a huge controversy, prominently headlined during this past week, as the Northern Illinois University shootings wreaked indescribable horror and tragedy on yet another progressive and enlightened …

February 23, 2008

No, I don’t want change

You can tell something troubling is afoot in the political landscape when all someone has to do is say they stand for “change,” and they have the devotions of swooning throngs. I can’t think of a past election when …

February 18, 2008

Bronx Drug Kingpin Convicted Of Running Heroin Organization

Jose Rodriguez Nieves, a/k/a “Menor,” a/k/a “Cuba,” was found guilty late Friday of charges related to his leadership of a highly lucrative drug organization responsible for distributing hundreds of kilograms of heroin in the Bronx from 1995 to January 2006. …

February 8, 2008

Tight Contests Draw Big Voter Turnout

Filed under: Current Events,Elections & Voting,In The News - 08 Feb 2008

Close races in both parties appeared to have sparked intense voter interest in yesterday’s polls, and turnout seemed likely to hit record numbers in many states, following unexpectedly large showings in last month’s primaries.

February 6, 2008

Damn You, Sam I Am: Our bellies, our choice

In the Dr. Seuss story Green Eggs and Ham, a nosy little runt named Sam I Am stalks a man who’s done him no harm, and, for reasons never explained, incessantly demands that he eat green eggs and ham.

February 3, 2008

Passing the Torch of Camelot to a New Generation of Democrat

Filed under: Current Events,In The News - 03 Feb 2008

President John F. Kennedy changed the world with his inaugural address on January 20, 1961, including these poetic words, “Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed …

January 28, 2008

Hoisted With Their Politically-correct Petards

What goes around certainly does come around. The first black president’s wife isn’t black enough to be immune from charges of bigotry. Isn’t it delicious? I am, of course, speaking of the recent Democrat race war.

January 25, 2008

Huckabee Rewrite More Jeffersonian than Not

Liberal talk shows and bloggers are falling all over themselves ridiculing presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee for his recent remarks in Michigan. A closer look at Huck’s controversial statement will prove that he wasn’t the first one to come up with …

January 16, 2008

Political prediction markets, polls and pundits may never have got it so wrong

Filed under: Current Events,Elections & Voting - 16 Jan 2008

Illinois Sen. Barack Obama was favored in the final pre-election poll of all 12 pollsters who surveyed voters since his surprise victory in Iowa, and was the unanimous favorite among television pundits. The only real question to be resolved appeared …

January 9, 2008

Cultural Cavemen & The Wimps of the West

Lest I wind up standing back-to-back with actor Will Smith tomorrow morning defending myself against flying produce (Smith is taller, so I might not fare too badly), I’ll insert the disclaimer here: My personal, moral and religious values preclude a …

January 5, 2008

Feds and Local Cops Join Forces to Prosecute Gang Members

Filed under: Crime and Punishment,Current Events - 05 Jan 2008

More than 20 Southern California gang members awaiting release from area jails and state prisons are facing new criminal charges today as a part of “Operation Winter Warning,” an expanded effort to target incarcerated foreign national gang members for federal …

January 4, 2008

Assassination Reverberates Through U.S. Presidential Race

Filed under: Current Events,Elections & Voting - 04 Jan 2008

The assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto reverberated through tight races for the U.S. presidential nomination in both parties and potentially gives an edge to candidates boasting of experience over those promising change. All year, voters have indicated …

November 27, 2007

Does President Bush Seek UN Jurisdiction Over the USA?

In several speeches he gave across the country, former US Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton revealed that President George W. Bush and his administration are buckling under pressure from this nation’s Internationalists in the current controversy over Mexico …

November 24, 2007

Bush Pulls Financial, Diplomatic Levers To Check Iran

The nation’s leader, nearing an election that polls say his party could lose, decides he must act while he still can to eliminate a national-security threat. Fearing his successor won’t have the necessary guts, he sends jets to bomb …

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