Archive for February 2012

Koran Burning

Piers Morgan interviews Newt Gingrich on the Obama apology for the Koran Burning — Karzai has not apologized for an Afghan soldiers killing two Americans and wounding four others. Newt is great in this interview.

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28 Minutes

$2.50 per Gallon Gasoline, Energy Independence and Jobs Hey, who’s not for that? Newt says he has the way to do it, and explains it in this 28-minute video. Will people watch a 28-minute video? Don’t know, but I did and thought it was worth it. 28,000 people so far have watched it on YouTube…

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Birthday Celebration

This is about 12 days late, but it’s the birthday of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin.  Both of their birthdays are on February 12th.  They do not simply share a date on the calendar.  They were both born on the same day in history, February 12, 1809.  That in itself is quite lot to have…

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Earthly Knowledge

Nobody “believes” in gravity.  You either “know” about gravity or you are deranged.  It is also true that nobody “knows” God exists, at least not by any earthly knowledge.  Nobody knows God does not exist either.  Such things are spiritual and cosmic, not earthly.  In other words, that sort of knowledge is wholly a matter…

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Distorted Economy

NPR on Obama’s tax reform proposal: Cutting corporate tax rates and deleting loopholes is just what most economists prescribe for the tangled U.S. tax code. So why isn’t everyone cheering the plan President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday to slash the top corporate tax rate and end breaks that let some companies pay little or nothing…

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Core Principles

The Three Constitutional Principles That Make the Tea Party Tick Elizabeth Price Foley is a Constitutional law professor and the author of the new book The Tea Party: Three Principles, where she examines what makes the tea party tick. She joins Glenn Reynolds of PJ Media and his Instapundit Blog to take a look at…

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Arrogant

Obama tells Univision he’ll be in White House another five years… President Obama declared Monday that his presidency “is not over” and that he’ll be occupying the White House for another five years. In an interview with Univision, a seemingly confident Obama said he’ll have more time to work on hot-button issues like immigration in…

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Thin Skinned

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution defends and protects several natural rights of Americans, and anyone within our borders.  Two of those natural rights, rights we have by virtue of being free-born human beings, include the right of free speech and the right to free exercise of religion.  Religious freedom protects non-believers as well…

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Windbag Energy

Obama’s Amazing Energy Spin Machine “The bankruptcy of Ener1, a “green energy” firm that got a $118 million stimulus grant, has brought the Obama administration’s commitment to sinking billions of dollars into alternative energy boondoggles back into the spotlight. Unfortunately, President Obama remains committed to continuing down this wasteful path, as his statements about energy…

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Nature Fakery

Bruce Thornton takes this as the title of an interesting piece he has written at Defining Ideas — A Hoover Institution Journal. Professor Thornton explains his title, “Nature Fakery” by referring to a turn of the 20th Century quote from Theodore Roosevelt: At the turn of the twentieth century, President Theodore Roosevelt became embroiled in…

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Dirty Book

British Historian Andrew Roberts, writing at The Tablet: There are occasionally some books that are so deeply unpleasant, indeed repulsive, that one feels like washing one’s hands after reading them. Dripping with unremitting bias, and utterly missing the big picture, such books leave one despairing of the moral vacuum in which they were written. Such…

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