28 Jul 2011

Radicals are Running the Government

All this talk about blaming conservatives for the Norwegian madness has made me go retro – back to the glory days of the 1960s. On the cover of the book Revolution for the Hell of It (1968), the author is shown with a rifle in his hand leaping for joy.

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28 Jul 2011

Biologist Investigated for Scientific Misconduct in Global Warming Debate

Global Warming is another “crisis” issue. Governments create crises in order to (1) control the people and (2) extract money from the people to enhance the portfolios of institutions of higher learning. What academic is going to take a stand against an “official” scientific position when his job is dependent

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27 Jul 2011

Anders Behring Breivik: Just another Leftwing Radical

People around the world were horrified when they heard about the Norwegian murders at the hand of Anders Behring Breivik. How could anyone do such a horrible thing to innocent people? Breivik is arguing that he did it for the good of Norway and the broader European nations. Of course,

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24 Jul 2011

Congress: Smaller, Weaker, Slower

The documentary “Bigger, Stronger, Faster*” (2008), directed by Christopher Bell, is a fascinating study of steroid use among today’s success-demanding athletes, from high school football players to some of our nation’s top professional baseball players and nearly every sport in between. The record-breaking feats of Barry Bonds and Mark McGuire

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19 Jul 2011

The Bogus GOP State of the Nation Survey

The National Republican Congressional Committee, at the behest of House Speaker John Boehner, has sent out a “State of the Nation Survey.” It’s really a way to raise money for the GOP. I doubt that Boehner wrote the letter that came with the survey or that he or anyone in

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07 Jul 2011

Republicans Agree to Revenue Increases in Deficit Talks: Are They Serious?

The Associated Press is reporting that Republicans have agreed to “revenue increases.” If this is true, then the GOP is doomed. Republicans must never attempt to compromise with Democrats. Dems always set the bar high, and the GOP believes they can limbo under it to show that they can “compromise.”

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05 Jul 2011

Top Ten Reasons for the Democrat Logo

1.    All it needs is an “A” as in D.O.A.—Dead on Arrival 2.    Dems circling the wagons around Obama. 3.    It makes a great bull’s eye for political target practice if Republicans can learn to shoot straight. 4.    “D’oh!” I voted for Obama! 5.    The grade Obama gets for the

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28 Jun 2011

Moving for Money

“The Center for Changing Worldviews” with Sharon Hughes: This map shows some of the largest inter-state migration. (For a bigger viewing map, go here). The statistics are already old as the number leaving California has increased… The Orange County Register reported: “Does California seem a little less crowded these days? Maybe

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27 Jun 2011

Why We Need Rich People

The rich often get a bum rap. Liberals are incensed when it is suggested that “the rich” get any type of tax reduction even though the top 50% of wage earners pay 96% of all income taxes. Since they spend more money, the rich also pay a disproportionate amount in

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24 Jun 2011

The First Church of Liberal Politics

While there is great disdain for mixing traditional religious principles with science, politics, and morality, secularists don’t seem to have a problem mixing their own brand of religion with their ideology. “For many,” Douglas Young, a professor of political science and history, argues, “their new religion is politics, their faith

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23 Jun 2011

The Futility of Third-Party Candidates for President

Trying to get elected as a third party candidate in American politics 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. Reform Party candidate

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22 Jun 2011

Taxation is Theft

What is the first principle of economics? Some economists will claim that it’s supply and demand, while others insist that it’s scarcity or the division of labor. The first principle of economics is “thou shalt not steal.” The word economics is derived from two Greek words: oikos, meaning “house,” and

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20 Jun 2011

Butchering the Pledge of Allegiance

Atheist Michael Newdow has been pestering the courts to rule that the phrase “under God” found in the Pledge of Allegiance and “In God We Trust,” imprinted and stamped on our currency, are unconstitutional. In 2010, even the usually liberal San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Newdow’s

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18 Jun 2011

Auto Insurance is not the Same as Health Insurance

In an interview with George Stephanopoulos, President Obama said, “right now everybody in America, just about, has to get auto insurance. Nobody considers that a tax increase.” On CNN’s American Morning show, anchor John Roberts repeated the auto insurance analogy in his interview with former House Majority Leader Dick Armey,

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17 Jun 2011

Social Security: The Government’s ‘Legal’ Ponzi Scheme

Bernard Madoff, former Nasdaq Stock Market chairman and founder of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, was arrested and charged with securities fraud in what federal prosecutors called a “Ponzi scheme” that involved losses of more than $50 billion. Some of the world’s richest people were duped by Madoff. He

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15 Jun 2011

Government Is Acting More Like God Everyday and We Seem to Like It

The budget is out of control. Government regulations continue to increase. More Americans are receiving food vouchers and financial aid from the State. The majority of Americans love “free” government education. High school graduates expect the government to loan them money for college. Politicians are promising free healthcare or at

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14 Jun 2011

Will the Real (Liberal) Mitt Romney Please Stand Up

On December 18, 1956, Clayton Heermance, a.k.a. Bud Collyer, who was the radio voice of Superman long ago, landed what would become his most successful game-show hosting job ever–Goodson-Todman’s To Tell The Truth. The show had three contestants who claimed to be the same person and a panel of four

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14 Jun 2011

Castro’s Fastball and Other What-Ifs of History

The Butterfly Effect is said to explain how seemingly inconsequential events can cause catastrophic results. The flap of a butterfly’s wing might set off a series meteorological events that result in a hurricane in the Caribbean. What’s true for wind currents can also apply to historical events. For example, the

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