Month: November 2007

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National Review Likes Thompson’s Plans

National Review expresses surprise and thanks that one Republican candidate has actually released comprehensive policy plans to deal with today’s challenges. Even more amazing to NR is the content of those plans: Conservative. That candidate is Fred Thompson, who leads the GOP in publishing specific ideas. Perhaps the reason other candidates don’t put their ideas …

Economy, Latest

Oil Price Collapse Coming ***UPDATED, BUMPED***

***UPDATE*** C. H. Smith and I are no longer the lone contrarians–read The New Business World article, “Oil Prices May Crash.” Also, Hall of Record offers some intriguing charts comparing the oil price trends to recent crashes in tech stocks and the 1981-1986 world oil price collapse. As I said, “intriguing.” And this from the …

Latest, Politics

Standing Into Danger: GOP in 2008

The next election loomed ominously upon the political horizon in November 1979. A decade of failed foreign policy, Soviet expansion, stagflation, gas and oil shortages, historically severe winters, soaring crime rates, marauding youth, sexual perversion, and unstable standards left the American people wondering, “What next?” Next, of course, was the Iranian hostage crisis, which might …

Academics & Education

Quashing Thought

Does your college freshman attend mandatory thought indoctrination camps?  Is he formally and publicly humiliated by the university if his view on gay marriage, global warming, or affirmative action differ from Barrack Obama’s?  Doe his college or university punish him for holding opinions that are inconsistent with the Democrat Underground and other anti-American hate groups? …

Living

Good Luck

I few years back, I went through some pretty tough times. I wrote about my situation on this blog. I won’t link to it, because I really don’t want you to read it. Financially, my family was in bad shape. Though we’re still together and very happy, that financial situation put strains on our marriage. …

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Left’s Gamble Lost

From 2004 through about September 12, the American and European left bet the farm on terrorists. Here’s Dick Durbin, the anti-American from Illinois, in September: In a speech Friday at the Center for National Policy, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said, “President Bush is preparing to tell the nation, once again, that his strategy in Iraq …