JANUARY 21, 2008


"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.  It will often be exercised when wrong, but better so than not to be exercised at all." -- Thomas Jefferson, to Abigail Adams, February 22, 1787
Note - The Fair Tax proposal: The opponents of the Fair Tax all make the same error in stating the reasons for their opposition.  They say it would increase the cost of everything about 30%.  WRONG!  It is wrong because you can only come up with a 30% increase if you fail to remove the imbedded taxes before calculating the effects of the Fair Tax.  That's the point.  The Fair Tax would remove all the imbedded taxes which are currently about 22% of the price of everything you buy.  Just keep in mind that anyone who says the fair Tax would increase retail prices about 30% is proving they have no idea of how it would work, or else they have a vested interested in keeping things as they are. If you haven't already had a look at the Fair Tax web site go to:  http://www.fairtax.org

LINKS:
The lies the New York Times purposely told about our troops:  http://www.ocregister.com/opinion/war-times-iraq-1962198-one-home

Wacko Chicago lawyer says he's going to France (I hope someone keeps track of this guy, it's likely to be interesting):  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-kass_bd_20jan20,0,1923633.story?page=1&coll=chi_tab01_layout

California voters pissed. Politicians abandon idea:  http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/01/17/BARNUGIKF.DTL

Democrats to Bill Clinton, "Shut Up:"  http://www.newsweek.com/id/96385

In Canada liberals abuse freedom in the name of "rights:"  http://www.macleans.ca/canada/opinions/article.jsp?content=20080117_24131_24131&page=2

Taking a swipe at Texas:  http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1704336,00.html
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Maybe it's time to do it:  http://www.snopes.com/history/american/texas.asp

Because one person complained:  http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/jan/18/activists-frown-happy-meals/?news

Volcanoes cause glacier melting:  http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/01/20/europe/climate.php

Caffeine connected to miscarriages:  http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/01/20/healthscience/health.php

FBI covers up theft of nuclear secrets:  http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/article3216737.ece

Why the small Iranian speedboats were a threat:  http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/01/12/america/12navy.php

Why we must not vote for any liberal:  http://www.ornery.org/essays/warwatch/2008-01-06-1.html

Talking ourselves into a recession where none exists:  http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2008/20080114144540.aspx

Girl lied about sex attack:  http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/baltimore_county/bal-md.co.assault12jan12,0,1961856.story

Illegal alien runs down, kills border agent:  http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/221325.php

Hospital employee suspended for singing "God Bless America:"  http://www.dailylocal.com/WebApp/appmanager/JRC/Daily;jsessionid=351yHKyfxc9rR7GkqsKpKQV5k0vGRKy3g1kkzlZsNwks9Hr9R11C!-1455550630?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=pg_article&r21.pgpath=/DLN/Home&r21.content=/DLN/Home/TopStoryList_Story_1411374

This is why liberals oppose improvements in education:  http://www.newsback.com/forums/news-19278-a-focus-on-ignorance-in-nevada.html

Aren't they already in Congress?:  http://www.newsback.com/forums/news-19221-felon-friendly-congress.html

Women without veils must die:  http://www.adnkronos.com/AKI/English/Religion/?id=1.0.1687095144


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