FEBRUARY 15, 2008


"One of the worst forms of government is a pure democracy, that is, one in which the citizens enact and administer the laws directly.  Such a government is helpless against the mischiefs of faction." -- James Madison (1751-1836), The Federalist Papers, 1787

LINKS:

Hillary promises more taxes on businesses such as oil, credit card, insurance, pharmaceutical, investment, and loan firms:  http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0208/8525.html

Dems allow a protection against terrorism to lapse.  Refuse to vote on renewing FISA legislation on grounds that it violates rights of citizens, even though they cannot provide even one example:  http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/republicans-walk-out-on-contempt-vote-2008-02-14.html

Our campaign as seen from Canada:  http://www.nationalpost.com/opinion/story.html?id=197547

The porkmasters:  http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/02/14/pet.projects.ap/index.html?eref=rss_politics

What recession?  Maybe, but not yet.  Retail sales up in January:  http://finance.myway.com/jsp/nw/nwdt_rt_top.jsp?cat=TOPBIZ&feed=ap&src=601&section=news&news_id=ap-d8upmr9o3&date=20080213&alias=/alias/money/cm/nw

Saudi court convicts woman of witchcraft:  http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,330680,00.html

Abominations in academia.  Haunani-Kay Trask is Professor of Hawaiian Studies at the University of Hawaii:  http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2246

Poor performing Georgia school goes single-sex:  http://www.ajc.com/services/content/metro/stories/2008/02/14/gaschools_0215.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=13

Another FEMA foul-up:  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23168160/

No more Valentines Day:  http://www.bostonherald.com/news/opinion/op_ed/view.bg?articleid=1073373

Racoon causes power failure:  http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080215/NEWS/80215007

What is your sleeping position?:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/3112170.stm?fark

Reviewing what the futurists predicted in 1956:  http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/editors-choice/2008/02/14/back-to-the-future-86908-20318872/

Regardless of what the feminists say, fathers matter:  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/02/080212095450.htm

TOONS

"I don't think I believe you:"  http://hilldabeast.com/hillpics/horse_squeeze.jpg

A message from some US Airmen to some university liberals:  http://www.blackfive.net/photos/uncategorized/ucsc.jpg

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