Monthly Archives: May 2008

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

A Second Term for Carter

From the American Spectator a great article by Jeffrey Lord Jimmy Carter’s Second TermWhile I have noted the similarities between Barak and Jimmy, Lord articulates it much more thoroughly and artfully. excerpt Consciously or not, Obama has selected the philosophical…

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Discernable Irony

The Isalmic radicals hate American primarily because of its decadence and corruption. (We call it free speach and elections). Nothing typifies the decadence like Hollywood with its huge homes and millionaire movie stars exporting their decadent “filth” around the globe.…

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A Moral Footprint

Paul McCartney was outraged because his $168,000 eco friendly Lexus Limosine (a gift from the car manufacturer) was delivered by cargo jet from Japan instead of arriving by ship. Apparently the carbon footprint of the flight over would have negated…

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Solutions in Search of a Problem

In Economic Facts and Fallacies Thomas Sowell examines common economic statistical flaws that are exploited for political purposes. The difference in income between blacks and whites is one. First the difference must account for the difference in age. The median…

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Britain’s Middle East Hypocrisy

Triple Cross: How Britain Created the Arab-Israel ConflictBy Rachel Neuwirth in American Thinker. Rachel writes a wonderful article about the incredible hypocrisy of the British media and academics constantly condemning Israel when the British themselves were monumentally repsonsible for creating…

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Inflation On the Horizon

We have just received another round of steel price increases. Plate and carbon sheet is going up $260 a ton on June first, an single increase of over 20%. These products will have doubled in price in only 6 months.…

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Results of Tort Reform

I have had a stronger objection to tort reform than most ‘conservative’ minded. I generally object to legislative interference in the judicial process. I do not like lawmakers adjudicating cases they have not heard, not do I like judges creating…

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How to Drink

I do enjoy a glass of scotch, but there is a secret to avoiding hangovers and getting drunk. Hydrate, drink plenty of water before, after and during. I drink two tall glasses of water before my first drink, and at…

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eBay Bidding for Bitch Became Business Begatting Big Bids Buying from Bad Boy

from Fox News….. Jealous Husband Offers Wife to Highest Bidder on eBay Thursday , May 15, 2008 A jealous husband who suspected his wife of an affair took revenge — by putting her for sale on eBay. Paul Osborn, 44,…

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How to Make the Oil Problem Worse

The call for an excess profits tax on our oil companies is economically ignorant and dangerous. This was last tried under our worst president ever, Jimmy Carter, and it led to higher prices, and gas lines. While we all feel…

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When You Eat Like an Elephant……

I just attended an annual shareholder’s meeting for Security Bank (SBKC). Like most banks their shares are down sharply; more than some, less than others. Several shareholders wanted to know why they did not see it coming. The fact that…

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Who Is Out of Touch?

Two presidential candidates of the same party who are lawyers and are both married to lawyers, and now the third candidate from that party, who had dropped out, who is also a lawyer endorses one of the other lawyers. You…

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Wallowing in Fairness

George Will explains how Hillary is a victim of her own calls for “fairness.” The entire article, The Demise of a Razorback Yankee in RealClearPolitics.com. excerpt Most of all, she was too late in understanding how much the Democratic Party’s…

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Super Protection from the Papparazzi

What do Bruce Willis, Lindsay Lohan, Danny Glover and Madonna have in common besides being celebrities? All have IDF trained and ex-Mossad agents as personal body guards. It is Hollywoods’ latest fad for the upper echelon. Hollywoods staffing agents can…

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The Dream Team May Be a Nightmare

A few bloggers and pundits have suggested that a dream team with both Obama and Hillary on the ticket would be unbeatable. I strongly disagree. Even if Obama would have her on the ticket, he would view having her and…

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Obama Owes Hillary

According to the WSJ Political Diary, the reason Hillary lost so badly in North Carolina is that half of the Democrats do not believe she is “honest or trust worthy”. She has no “credibility”. Duh? Is this news to anyone?…

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How the Housing Bottom is Formed

The Housing Crisis is OverBy CYRIL MOULLE-BERTEAUXfrom the Opinion Journal The complete article. Excerpts: The boom made housing unaffordable for many American families, especially first-time home buyers. During the 1990s and early 2000s, it took 19% of average monthly income…

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Articulating Fido

It is common knowledge that dogs have better night vision than humans, and a vastly superior sense of smell and hearing. Israel’s Bio-Sense Technologies, recently delved further, and electronically analyzed 350 different barks. Finding that dogs of all breeds and…

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The Value of a Reputation

Berkshire Hathaway rarely starts new businesses, preferring to use its expertise to buy strongly and passionately managed existing businesses. But it recently started an arm to insure municipal bonds. Within 90 days hundred of clients sought insurance from Berkshire, many…

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Can the Democrats Afford to Sacrifice 1.5% of the Voters?

That depends on who and where they are. The Jewish vote matters more than it would seem based on its small national numbers for three reasons. First Jews typically vote Democrat. Reagan received more Jewish votes than any other of…

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