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Entries from May 2008

Only in America!

May 31st, 2008 · No Comments ·

At a time when our most fundamental rights are threatened more than they have been in many years, with a future that looks bleak under a Democrat president and a Congress where both houses are dominated by an increasingly radical left, there remain some encouraging signs that America isn’t done yet.

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Obama Sees Dead People

May 28th, 2008 · No Comments ·

It seems that Hillary Clinton is not the only candidate who can commit a major verbal gaffe, as Barrack Obama did Monday in a Memorial Day speech where he apparently saw dead people in his audience. The YouTube snippet pretty much speaks for itself.

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It’s time for John McCain to Reach Out to Ron Paul

May 28th, 2008 · 10 Comments ·

Regardless of the insane optimism of some Ron Paul supporters, most of us have come to terms with the reality that John McCain is going to be the Republican nominee. His peculiar mix of fiscal libertarianism, traditionalism and moderation on social issues may trouble some, but it is closer to a truly libertarian position than […]

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This is Not a Scandal

May 26th, 2008 · No Comments ·

There’s something deliciously ironic about seeing the bloated finger of manufactured scandal pointed at Hillary Clinton for a change when she and her compatriots have been behind the creation of so many bogus scandals directed at Republican leaders over the last few years. Yet, I find myself reluctantly compelled to be fair to the harried […]

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Accusations and Idiocy are Not Good Energy Policy

May 22nd, 2008 · No Comments ·

As demonstrated at this week’s Senate hearings with oil industry executives, most of our elective representatives, just like most of our presidential candidates, wouldn’t know sound energy policy if it bit them on the ass, and many of them appear not to understand even the most basic workings of business or the economy. As Senator […]

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Obama’s Naivete and Inexperience Shows Through

May 18th, 2008 · No Comments ·

As Obama rides the mighty wave of enthusiasm into the Democratic nomination, I wonder why his supporters aren’t more concerned about his ongoing display of what can only be described as a fatal level of naivete and poor judgment born of inexperience which could well doom his campaign. The latest example is his reaction to […]

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Ron Paul at #1 on NYT Bestseller List

May 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment ·

For some reason the presence of Ron Paul’s new book at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list reminds me of all those times that Dianetics made the top of the list because of fanatical Scientologists buying hundreds of copies and then returning them a week later. The message of the book is great, […]

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A Victory for Republicanism in California

May 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment ·

Jonathan Rowe makes a very interesting argument in the wake of the California Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing gay marriage, that such a decision, overriding the results of a public referendum is fundamentally republican in character, and that most of the other actions which have supported gay marriage have their origins in the same ideas of […]

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The Irrationality of Iraq

May 6th, 2008 · 5 Comments ·

George W. Bush’s ongoing peacekeeping and democracy buildimg mission in Iraq annoys a lot of people for a lot of reasons, but it does make some sense in the context of Wilsonian diplomacy where you accept the concept that it is the job of the great powers of the world to maintain peace and order […]

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Chaos and Conflict Continue at the GOP State Conventions

May 6th, 2008 · 3 Comments ·

As the media continues to wax orgasmic over the ongoing struggle between Clinton and Obama to win the Democratic nomination, they are largely overlooking another potentially more interesting struggle taking place within the Republican party. Although John McCain is the presumptive nominee, as the various state conventions roll forward – largely in obscurity – conflict […]

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