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Entries from August 28th, 2010

Review of Give Us Liberty

August 28th, 2010 by Bill Brown · 23 Comments · Book Reviews, Politics

The Tea Party movement represents the best hope of halting the federal Leviathan. We have written many words on the subject. In fact, several of us have participated in events for the first time in our lives. However, the whole affair elicits trepidation and pause. While a lot of the slogans, statements, and views are […]

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The Left and the Ground Zero Mosque

August 17th, 2010 by Myrhaf · 14 Comments · Uncategorized

The left has gathered itself, picked itself up and brushed itself off about the Ground Zero Mosque issue. For months it seemed that only opponents of the mosque were saying anything about it. It was not an issue on the left until their man in the White House spoke up about it. Now the left […]

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Weekend Reading

August 7th, 2010 by Myrhaf · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

A new book, The Great Global Warming Blunder: How Mother Nature Fooled The World’s Top Climate Scientists by Roy W. Spencer argues that global temperatures are determined by the Pacific Decadal Oscillation rather than man-made CO2. Claude Sandroff sees this book putting the anthropogenic global warming idea in the grave — if people listen to […]

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Kenyan Constitution

August 5th, 2010 by Mike N · 4 Comments · Politics

According to this article in the Washington Times, Kenyans are voting for a new constitution. I did a search for a copy of it and found one here.It’s a long document and it seems to be trying to address every possible contingency. While I haven’t read the whole thing, there are some things I like […]

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“Look, Wealth! Let’s Seize It!”

August 4th, 2010 by Mike N · 2 Comments · Politics

At a polling place yesterday Aug 3rd I was handing out literature for a Republican candidate who is running against the U.S. House seat of lifer Democrat Sander Levin whom I want out. I took a lunch break at home and decided to catch up on my email.

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Sign of the Times

August 2nd, 2010 by Myrhaf · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

I went to the doctor today. At the check-in desk a sign read, “ID REQUIRED. For your protection, the federal government requires that all patients provide photo identification when presenting for an appointment.” A chill ran up my spine when I read that. Several questions came to mind: 1) What gives the federal government the […]

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