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Entries from November 2004

The Turning Point We’re about to enter one of…

November 4th, 2004 · No Comments ·

The Turning Point We’re about to enter one of the most exciting periods in the history of our nation. Having won a significant victory in this election, President Bush has a reshuffling of his cabinet on the table. Some appointees are tired out and some have become liabilities, and Bush has a chance to set […]

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Why Johnny Can’t Add

November 4th, 2004 · 3 Comments · Politics

It may be government schools, or it might be because they tend to favor emotion over logic, but I’ve noticed recently that leftists as a group seem not to be able to do basic math. Here are three examples. While wandering around other blogs I recently visited a frothy, sarcastic liberal blog called Jesus’ General […]

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Rule or Ruin So, the actual election is over,…

November 3rd, 2004 · No Comments ·

Rule or Ruin So, the actual election is over, and Bush has clearly won by a margin which is small, but comfortable enough to avoid the contention of last election. Or so it would seem… However, the hubris that drives John Kerry makes him unwilling to concede the election and willing to drag it out […]

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Dancing in the Streets It’s election day. An…

November 2nd, 2004 · No Comments ·

Dancing in the Streets It’s election day. Anything could happen. Let’s assume the worst and the election is so close that it could go either way with a court ruling or the vote of a few legislators. What happens when the result of that is another legal but marginal victory for Bush? Based on the […]

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The Company They Keep It’s not a big observat…

November 2nd, 2004 · No Comments ·

The Company They Keep It’s not a big observation, but over the weekend, while keeping tabs on the campaign, something struck me. Bush’s rabid opponents paint him as an extremist with views that are out of the main stream. They say he’s driving a wedge between the parties and some sort of neocon ideologue. After […]

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Help is on the way! In these last days of the…

November 1st, 2004 · No Comments ·

Help is on the way! In these last days of the presidential campaign, John Kerry has taken to wrapping up his speeches with the rousing catch-phrase “Help is on the way!” This choice of slogans suggests that Kerry is either completely out of touch with reality or drinking too deeply from the well of his […]

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How to Pick a President On the very eve of th…

November 1st, 2004 · No Comments ·

How to Pick a President On the very eve of the election which some are overdramatizing as “the most important election of our times”, I have to reflect on why i find myself willing to support Bush with all of his imperfections and unable to warm to Kerry at all. In a general way I […]

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Be an Informed Voter Anyone who goes to the p…

November 1st, 2004 · 11 Comments ·

Be an Informed Voter Anyone who goes to the polls and votes without knowing what the candidates believe in is doing a disservice to their country and their community. Sometimes it’s hard – well, it’s always remarkably difficult – to figure out where candidates actually stand on the issue just from listening to them speak […]

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