Monthly Archives: August 2009

Let me get this straight.

Obama’s health care plan will: Be written by a committee whose head says he doesn’t understand it. Be passed by a Congress that hasn’t read it (but exempts themselves from it). Be signed by a president who smokes (and also … Continue reading

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THE GIPPER

“Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will … Continue reading

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Something Smells Fishy About This Kool-Aid

President Barack Obama appeared to backtrack on a key provision of his attempted health care coup, telling a Colorado town hall audience that “the public option, whether we have it or we don’t have it, is not the entirety of … Continue reading

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Frontiers of Junk Science: Electric Cars

As the “new and improved” Government Motors prepares its 2010 launch of the electronically powered Chevy Volt, which GM claims will get 230 miles per gallon, envirofascists are singing its praises. But in order to get the promised “40 miles … Continue reading

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Village Academic Curriculum: Berkeley Head Hunters

As law professor John Yoo walked into a lecture hall at the University of California at Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law on Monday morning, he was greeted not only by students enrolled in his class, but by protestors calling … Continue reading

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Libya (Country threat level – 3):

On 20 August 2009, the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli released a Warden Message which reads in part as follows: “This warden message alerts U.S. citizens to avoid demonstrations and large crowds on August 20 and 21, and to maintain vigilance … Continue reading

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Russia (Country threat level – 3):

On 21 August 2009 at least two suicide bomb attacks were reported in Grozny, Chechnya’s capital. The blasts took place within 15 minutes of each other outside a café and a store selling food in the Leninsky district. The attacks … Continue reading

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Health Care Change Should Apply to Congress?

Subject: Congressman John Fleming’s Amendment   Congressman John Fleming (Louisiana physician) has proposed an amendment that would require congressmen and senators to take the same healthcare plan they force on us (under proposed legislation they are curiously exempt).   Congressman … Continue reading

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Vendors worry posting of contracts will expose proprietary data (Nexgov.com, 8/4/09)

Some vendors are concerned that the recent online publication of a contract proposal to overhaul the Recovery.gov Web site could set a precedent to publish other proposals, and they are urging the government to be cautious about disclosing corporate or … Continue reading

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