04 Nov 2011

Would Ayn Rand be Welcomed at a Tea Party?

Jim Wallis, one of President Obama’s spiritual advisers made this comment about the Tea Party: “I distrust a movement that lifts up a philandering, Russian, atheist.” Mr. Wallis is referring to Ayn Rand, a favorite writer of many Libertarian thinkers. While I disagree with Mr. Wallis on many things, his

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04 Nov 2011

Why Would Anyone Choose to be ‘Gay’?

I saw the following post on Facebook: “Why would anybody CHOOSE to be gay, with all the stigma that goes along with it?” The assumption being made by this person is that there are so many negative things attached to “coming out” as a homosexual, that only a person who

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04 Nov 2011

Corporations Don’t Pay Taxes – Ever!

A CNN article reports that many corporations don’t pay income taxes, and many more don’t pay the 35 percent corporate tax rate. The average tax is around 18 percent. You and I should be thankful that some corporations don’t pay any taxes and be upset that the average tax rate

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04 Nov 2011

Tracking Down Bogus History

Sloppy scholarship plays a role in fractured historical accounts as one writer quotes another writer without realizing that the first writer never based his study on original source documents for support of his historical claims. The quotation or referenced event is repeated so often by so many in any number

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03 Nov 2011

How Liberals Lie About History

Charles Babbage (1791–1871), an English scientist and mathematician who conceptualized the idea of a programmable computer, understood that scientists were often guilty of manipulating evidence to add credibility to a theory. Babbage described three types of misconduct: forging (the outright invention of data), trimming (the cosmetic ‘massaging’ of data, so

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03 Nov 2011

Obama Says God Wants Congress to Pass His Jobs Bill

Finally, I found something on which I can agree with the President. The following comments were in front of the Key Bridge, which spans Arlington, Va. and Washington. The President urged Congress to pass the infrastructure piece of his jobs plan: “If Congress tells you they don’t have time, they

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03 Nov 2011

How to Win the Political War

Phyllis Schlafly’s A Choice, Not an Echo is an insider’s guide to the back-room dealings of Republican insiders to gain control of the taxing power of the State, maintain the status quo, and maintain international equilibrium, all for fun, power, and profit. Today they are called RINOs: Republican in Name

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02 Nov 2011

The Double Standard: Making False Accusations for Publicity and Profit

Accusations are not evidence of guilt. Do you remember the Al Sharpton/Tawana Brawley incident? “In 1987, when she was 15 years old, Brawley received media attention when she accused six white men, some of whom were police officers, of raping her.” Sharpton got involved and hyped the story. “After hearing

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02 Nov 2011

It’s ‘Daylight Saving Time’ not ‘Daylight Savings Time’

Each and every year we spring forward, moving our clocks ahead an hour in the Spring, and fall back, moving our clocks back and hour in the Fall. This year, Daylight Saving Time (DST) began Sunday, March 13, 2011 and ends Sunday, November 6, 2011. Not every state complies with

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02 Nov 2011

Feminist Susan B. Anthony: Anti-Abortion Crusader

Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906) has been celebrated as a feminist icon by the modern feminist movement because of her tireless work in bringing women into the political mainstream. Feminists pushed hard to get her image on the almost-never-used Susan B. Anthony coin. Anthony got involved in the women’s rights movement

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01 Nov 2011

Poverty is a Self-Inflicted Disease

A few years ago, in the business section of USA Today, a story appeared that described how businesses are returning to some inner cities to set up shop. The article is encouraging. Real estate is plentiful and prices are low. Many who work downtown also live there. That’s the good

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01 Nov 2011

Democrats that Survived Sexual Harassment Charges

The media are reporting that Herman Cain was involved in sexually harassing two employees while running the National Restaurant Association. Actually, he was accused of sexual harassment. Accusations of this type happen all the time. What constitutes sexual harassment is in the eye of the beholder. I heard radio talker

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01 Nov 2011

A Simple Way to Reduce the Prison Population

An article by Kevin Johnson that appeared on the front page of USA Today reports that “More than half a dozen states are reclassifying a range of property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, a change that could spare prison terms for minor offenses and save states jail and prosecution costs.”1

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30 Oct 2011

Is a Third Party Politically Possible?

Trying to get elected as a third party candidate in America is extremely difficult if not impossible since the electing process is not by majority vote. Ballot access is also an obstacle since third parties have to meet additional criteria not required of Republicans and Democrats. Third-party advocates are determined

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30 Oct 2011

Is It Constitutional to Pray in ‘Jesus’ Name’?

Commissioners from Forsyth County in North Carolina appeared before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit to appeal a District Court’s decision to bar commissioners from opening public meetings with prayers prayed in Jesus’ name. The ACLU and Americans United for Separation of Church and State argued (naturally)

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29 Oct 2011

Occupiers’ Alternative Lifestyle Comes Out of Somebody Else’s Pocket

If you’ve never watched “The Rockford Files,” then you have missed some of the greatest social commentary ever to come out of a sit-com. One of the best episodes is when Jim Rockford, played by James Garner, teams up with a New Age nut named Jane Patten who goes by

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28 Oct 2011

The Occupiers Turn to Jesus for Help

The Occupiers are pulling out all the stops to support their failing cause. When Leftists start appealing to the Bible, you know they’re in trouble. How many times have we heard that “religion and politics don’t mix,” “you can’t impose your morality on others,” or “there’s a separation of church

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28 Oct 2011

Don’t Be Surprised if Barack Obama Wins in 2012

Don’t hate me. I’m only the messenger of the bad news. With the economy as bad as it is, President Obama’s approval rating is over 40 percent.  The comments of Bill Daley, the current White House Chief of Staff, are telling: “Considering the debacle that he came in with, the

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