Archive for July 2010

Some Timely Themes For Your Perusal

While I motorcycle across Wyoming and Colorado and back and read all of C. J. Box, here are some timely articles you may find interesting: Obama Against the World The Just-Passed Financial Reform May Backfire on Democrats David Harsanyi on How The GOP Establishment In Colorado Undermines Grass-Roots Conservatives, and Loses Elections in The Process…

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Obama’s Response To Gulf Oil Spill Is “Stuck On Stupid.”

On this earlier post, How Obama, Unions, and Environmental Regulations Turned The BP Oil Spill From An Accident Into A Catastrophe, it was noted that soon after the Gulf oil spill the Dutch government was ready to send help in the form of special expertise and equipment which they possess and that is unlike anything…

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Obama Plans Third Vacation Since BP Oil Spill

Obama plans his third vacation since the BP oil spill began. WCVB Boston says, “The White House says the Obamas will travel next Friday to Mount Desert Island, which is home to Acadia National Park. There will be no public events for the president during the three-day trip.” On May 14th Obama said, I’m not…

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Leftist Bumper Stickers Reveal — What?

These lefty bumper stickers reveal something about the owner of the car, but I’m not exactly sure what it is. I’m tempted to say it’s a statement on the order of, “I’m an ignorant left-wing whack job and I want everyone to know it!” More charitably I might say this car is owned by a…

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Margaret Thatcher — Defender of Liberty

From the YouTube description: Margaret Thatcher does a spot of spring cleaning and sweeps away socialism in this early rallying speech from the Conservative Party Conference of 1975. Four years later, Thatcher would become Prime Minister and this speech bodly outlines the kind of values upheld by her government and exemplifies her commitment to the…

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NRA TV Ad Against Elena Kagan

NRA television ad urging Senators to vote NO on Elena Kagan: [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.956152&w=640&h=385&fv=] Write your Senator. We’ve been lied to enough already. We’ve been lied to by people who take oaths to support the Constitution, to uphold the rule of law, and then forget their oath, their obligation and their promise and do as the…

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Small Victory For Freedom

Man denied a permit to carry a concealed weapon by the sheriff of Osceola County, Iowa wins his case in Federal District Court which orders the sheriff to issue the permit, and to take a class on the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The case is Dorr v. Weber. Under Iowa’s discretionary CCW statute,…

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Obama Recess Appoints A True Socialist To Head Medicaid and Medicare

We know why Obama made a recess appointment of Donald Berwick to head the center of Medicaid and Medicare services. Obama didn’t want Berwick to have to answer the sort of tough questions those few brave Republicans in the Senate would have asked him. He’s a socialist who doesn’t believe the free market has any…

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The Machinery of Freedom

Any book with that title is bound to be of interest to this blog, based as it is on Truth, Justice and the American Way (i.e., TeeJaw). The one available now is the second edition from 1989, the first edition was published in 1971. I say the second edition is available, and it is but…

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A Rising Star On The Right

Have you heard people complain there is no rising star on the right, no one in the Republican party that can rouse the passions of conservatives and independents alike? Well, there is such a person. Here he is: Want more Chris Christie? Here is the Paul Gigot’s interview of Christie on The Journal Editorial Report…

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Supreme Court Ruling Shows How Far Gun Rights Have Come

Excellent article by Glenn Reynolds at The Washington Examiner takes the glass is half full approach to the 5-4 ruling in McDonald v. Chicago and paints a hopeful picture for those wishing to re-vitalize freedom in many other areas. Here is a short summary: The 5-4 ruling may seem shocking when the majority holding comes…

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