Monthly Archives: September 2007

Friday Quick Hits

Quick Hit #1: Fight SCHIP!SCHIP has passed both houses of Congress. Bush has pledged to veto it. There is likely a veto-proof majority in the Senate, but not in the House. Both sides are gearing up for some arm-twisting when

Posted in Health Care, Leaning Left, Liberal Hypocrisy, War on Terror_Radical Islam

Free Health Care Is NOT Free!

A recent poll showed that 44% of Americans say that health care services should be free to everyone. Here’s the thing I don’t understand – this is not a complex subject, but there is apparently a LOT of misunderstanding here.

Posted in Health Care

Nancy Pelosi: Completely Out Of Touch With Americans

Some interesting points for your consideration regarding American voters: – 58% favor cutting off federal funds for “sanctuary cities” that offer protection to illegal immigrants– 71% favor a proposal that would require all foreign visitors to carry a universal identification

Posted in General Politics, Leaning Left

Hate Crimes Becoming Reality

I’ve warned you about this before (here, here, and here), but it’s now in process – Ted Kennedy has attached a hate crimes amendment (S.A. 3035) to the House Defense Authorization Act for 2008 (H.R. 1585). When Sen. John McCain

Posted in Leaning Left, Thought Police

Questions That Should Be Asked About Iraq

Lorie Byrd writes a good piece at about how Petraeus’ report has made a world of difference in the debate over the Iraq war. She also highlights a few great questions that people need to answer before they decide

Posted in War on Terror_Radical Islam

Experts, Unemployment, And Illegal Immigration

Just another incident to reinforce the reality that these mysterious financial ‘experts’ almost always expect doom and gloom, and are thus almost always ‘surprised’ by good news: Fox News reports that jobless claims fell to the lowest point since late

Posted in Economy, Illegal Immigration

Huckabee And Gingrich

The Washington Times posts an article about former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee taking aim at Hillary Clinton: “If you can’t get your lips off the backside of George Soros long enough to use those lips to say it’s wrong to

Posted in Uncategorized

Congress Debates North American Union

This is something that has flown somewhat under the radar, but it is a big potential problem. There have been some closed meetings between Bush, the Canadian government, and the Mexican government. We don’t really know what was discussed, but

Posted in General Politics

Another Recap Of SCHIP

Investor’s Business Daily runs an op-ed piece about the SCHIP bill that just passed the House that’s a good summary of the issue. I hate to sound like a broken record, but this is a terrible piece of legislation, so

Posted in Health Care

Senate Urges Bush To Designate Iran Guard As Terrorist Organization

The New York Times reports that the Senate is urging Bush to label the Iranian Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist organization. I have to admit this one throws me for a loop for a couple of reasons. First, I thought

Posted in Liberal Hypocrisy, War on Terror_Radical Islam
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