NOVEMBER 27, 2007


"The people are the only legitimate fountain of power, and it is from them that the constitutional character, under which the several branches of government hold their power, is derived." -- James Madison, The Federalist Papers, 1788

LINKS:
Folks I have been studying methods of taxation for over 50 years.  The current proposal called the "Fair Tax" is probably one of the better ones, if not the best one, I have seen.  Here's a response to an article, critical of the Fair Tax, written by someone who did little more than prove they have absolutely no understanding of the Fair Tax, or of the effects of our present system:  http://www.townhall.com/columnists/NealBoortz/2007/11/27/the_fairtax_--_the_truth

A local journalist in Jena, La., tells a different story:  http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1024/p09s01-coop.html?page=1

What do you think he will say about Mary Jo Kopechne?  Anything?:  http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/27/us/27kennedy.html?ex=1196744400&en=8323b54313d75e0a&ei=5099&partner=TOPIXNEWS

NFL cancels National Anthem:  http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8T5RPP01&show_article=1

The really old "good old days"...... weren't:  http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1127/p18s02-hfks.html

Do we fight it as a "war" or don't we:  http://worlddefensereview.com/marcinko071505.shtml

In some places the values of "small town America" still exist:  http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1126/p20s01-ussc.html?page=1

Before you buy a new cell phone for the Verizon system......:  http://www.hojpodge.com/verizons-new-phones-set-off-alarm-when-you-dial-911/

How someone born and raised under communism sees today's Democrats:  http://worlddefensereview.com/includes/kohlmayer113006pr.html

New "global warming" data shows we are cooling:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/11/25/nbook125.xml

du·plic·i·ty  -  deceitfulness in speech or conduct; speaking or acting in two different ways concerning the same matter with intent to deceive.  In the same breath Hillary says, "yes, I do, and, no, I don't; pick one:"  http://www.opinioneditorials.com/guestcontributors/jbell_20071127.html

DePalma's anti-American, anti-war, film "Redacted," a box office disaster:  http://www.nypost.com/seven/11252007/gossip/pagesix/de_palma_iraq_flick_bombs_582058.htm

Univ. Ky researchers create mouse resistant to cancer, even aggressive types:  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-11/uok-cmd112607.php

We had better put a stop to shenanigans like these.  Our future depends on it:  http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/News/FedsBudgetTricksHideTrillionsInDebt.aspx

The US is not weak and is not fragile.  Precisely the opposite is true:  http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/27/opinion/27brooks.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin

The integrity of CNN........ NOT!:  http://www.opinioneditorials.com/guestcontributors/croberts_20071127.html

TOONS