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Entries from December 30th, 2009

Another Year Over

December 30th, 2009 by Chuck · Comments Off on Another Year Over · Uncategorized

And we are worse off than we were a year ago.  Obama is exactly the disaster we expected him to be.  Perhaps more shameless than expected, given the Chairman Mao ornament on the White House Christmas tree.  But one man’s mass murdering totalitarian dictator is another man’s hero, right?  The endless war against the barbarians continues, […]

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Creating the Next Dark Age

December 30th, 2009 by Myrhaf · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve read that 6th century a.d. Italy was devastated by General Belisarius’s war to conquer the country for Byzantium. He didn’t bomb Italy back to the stone age, he did it with sword, fire and horse. One result was that land that had been cultivated for centuries returned to the wild. This has always struck […]

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Your Government At Work

December 29th, 2009 by Myrhaf · 10 Comments · Uncategorized

1. Janet Napolitano first says “the system worked.” Then  she says the system “did not work.”

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Homeland Insecurity

December 29th, 2009 by Myrhaf · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

In response to the Al Qaida terrorist attack on Christmas day, the Obama administration has responded forcefully, punishing and restricting the freedom of… innocent airline passengers. According to a new TSA security directive distributed to airlines on Saturday, airlines are to “disable aircraft-integrated passenger communications systems and services (phone, internet access services, live television programming, […]

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What Does It Mean?

December 23rd, 2009 by Myrhaf · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

One of Obama’s strategies for “fundamentally transforming the United States of America” is to subordinate US sovereignty to international law. Instead of an independent America that pursues its national self-interest, the left wants an America restricted by international law. You could say their goal is the opposite of Washington’s famous advice against entangling alliances — […]

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The Conformist Generation

December 21st, 2009 by Myrhaf · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

“The personal is the political” is a New Leftist slogan. I think what it really means is morality is altruist-collectivist-statist. Your values are not personal, but are bound up in and determined by politics. This inversion of hierarchy makes politics more fundamental than morality, and so demotes values. Values are no longer intensely personal, but […]

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Biased Science Writer

December 19th, 2009 by Mike N · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

I see Associated Press science reporter Seth Borenstein is in the news again. This time it’s Anthoney Watts at Watts Up With That (WUWT). Mr Watts is calling for the AP to divorce it self of Mr. Borenstein’s services due to obvious reporting bias. I couldn’t agree more. In fact I thought Obama might appoint […]

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Propaganda Masquerading As Science

December 16th, 2009 by Myrhaf · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

A real scientist takes on just one aspect of Al Gore’s propaganda masterpiece, An Inconvenient Truth, the part about mosquitoes: I am a scientist, not a climatologist, so I don’t dabble in climatology. My speciality is the epidemiology of mosquito-borne diseases. As [Al Gore’s] film [An Inconvenient Truth] began, I knew Mr Gore would get […]

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Command and Control

December 9th, 2009 by Myrhaf · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

This is how you use power: The Obama administration is warning Congress that if it doesn’t move to regulate greenhouse gases, the Environmental Protection Agency will take a “command-and-control” role over the process in a way that could hurt business.  … But while administration officials have long said they prefer Congress take action on climate […]

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The Politics of Intimidation

December 8th, 2009 by Myrhaf · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Always alert for news about the increasing depravity of the totalitarian left, this story caught my eye: A pack of leftists has put a $200,000 price on the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Tom Donohue. Oh, it’s not a plot to kill him, they claim, only a bounty to get him arrested. It’s one […]

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The Trick

December 6th, 2009 by Bill Brown · 1 Comment · Environmentalism

Here’s a lighter take on Climategate:

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Opening the Climategates

December 4th, 2009 by Bill Brown · 13 Comments · Environmentalism

The release of previously-sequestered emails, documents, and program code offered confirmation of what many anthropogenic global warming (AGW) skeptics always suspected: the politicization of climate science had utterly corrupted the findings. Those findings, viz. that global warming was taking place and that man’s actions had brought it about, formed the basis for broad international agreements […]

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The Latest Threat to Freedom of Speech

December 3rd, 2009 by Myrhaf · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Things are moving fast in America. Like water that swirls faster the closer it gets to the center as it goes down the drain. With the New Left in control of the executive and legislative branches, they know they have to get things done now before the next election. Henry Waxman wants the government to […]

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