Monthly Archives: September 2009

The other side of the “choice” coin

This article hits it on the head. Hollywood always treats abortion with plenty of dishonesty and euphemism. Usually the woman is raped or abused, or at worst she’s a teen who commits a youthful “indiscretion.” She earnestly ponders her situation, … Continue reading

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Influence people now for the post-tsunami world

Government is good at one thing: It knows how to break your legs, hand you a crutch, and say, “See, if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.” -Harry Browne There was a town hall event … Continue reading

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A Republican landslide won’t mean much

Conservative talk radio is already abuzz about the 2010 mid-term elections. The hope is that Barack Obama is self-destructing, and a massive wave of discontent will lead to a great victory for the Republicans. Hopes are often dashed, but let’s … Continue reading

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The next exit down the highway?

I don’t wish to gross anyone out here, but I post this article to note how perversions tend to cascade and to note how their proponents tend to seek acceptance through similar political movements using euphemisms and the language of … Continue reading

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Don’t sweat the media; be the media

We’ve reached a cultural milestone in the past few weeks with the stories about Van Jones and ACORN. The government has made major decisions based on reporting done by enterprising, internet-based reporters. Mainstream media outlets have almost completely ignored these … Continue reading

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Debt tsunami

Perhaps it’s a waste of time to debate the merits of Obamacare, Cap and Trade, or the latest stimulus measures. None may matter due to one overriding reason: they will all be deluged in the tsunami to come. They’re all … Continue reading

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Childishness and sustainability

We’ve heard more than one person tell us that cost is no object when it comes to our basic right to health care. This is like saying that air is no object when it comes to breathing. Cost always matters … Continue reading

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A belated RIP to Robert Novak

For many years, Robert Novak was one of my favorite columnists. There are certain media figures you just know you’d like if you knew them. Lyn Nofziger was like that. Pat Buchanan is too. Robert Novak, who died August 18, … Continue reading

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Given all, but wanting more

You broke the bonds and You Loosed the chains Carried the cross Of my shame Of my shame You know I believe it But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for -U2, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking … Continue reading

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