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Entries from March 2008

MUST READS: Iraq

March 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Pentagon study links Saddam, al Qaeda – Stephen Hays, The Weekly StandardThis ought to be big news. Throughout the early and mid-1990s, Saddam Hussein actively supported an influential terrorist group headed by the man who is now al Qaeda’s second-in-command, according to an exhaustive study issued last week by the Pentagon.

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Obama not so different rationalizing Wright

March 24th, 2008 · No Comments

"If you really believe black people are ‘fellow Americans,’ then treat them as such." — John McWhorter, Losing The Race. If Barack Obama truly wants to transcend race, he would do well to apply the words of John McWhorter to his "explanation" of his pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Obama is supposed to be different: a [...]

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The cult of instant gratification

March 19th, 2008 · No Comments

We are Americans, and we want the best. Now! Instant gratification has become the American ethos. In roughly three generations, American society has been transformed from a nation of penny-pinchers, scrimpers and savers to a nation of consumption-addicted spendthrifts oblivious to tomorrow.

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MUST READS: Israel

March 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Hamas’ terrorist tactics not debatable – Investors Business DailyAfter your house has been burglarized, your family brutalized and crowds who hate you and religion cheer in the streets at your misfortune, would you take the advice of someone who said talking will solve all your problems? No, you would see that your choice is either [...]

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MUST READS for February

March 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Freedom means responsibility – George McGovern, Wall Street JournalYes, that George McGovern:  "Since leaving office, I’ve written about public policy from a new perspective: outside looking in.  I’ve come to realize that protecting freedom of choice in our everyday lives is essential to maintaining a healthy civil society." Dems are dumping ‘paygo,’ hiking deficits – [...]

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If principles matter, so does McCain

March 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

First, I am a conservative; then, I’m a Republican. Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham and James Dobson hold views much closer to my own and to those of most conservatives than does Sen. John McCain. I have serious, principled disagreements with the Arizona senator on several issues: freedom of speech, global warming and energy explanation, among [...]

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