JULY 8, 2008

"But every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse the history of his own country; he should lisp the praise of liberty, and of those illustrious heroes and statesmen, who have wrought a revolution in her favor.
-- Noah Webster (1758-1843), On the Education of Youth in America, 1788

(I wonder how many of today's high school students could name even three of our founding fathers)


US finds links between Venezuela's Hugo Chaves and Hezbollah terrorist group:  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/jul/07/us-ties-caracas-to-hezbollah-aid/?page=1

The total unfunded liabilities for Social Security and Medicare amount to $41,000,000,000,000.  Unfunded???  Americans have been paying into that fund for a long time.  Where the hell did the money go?  It went for liberal social programs, that's where:  http://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/SS_Medicare_costs/2008/07/07/110452.html

Personal rights according to Obama supporters:  http://www.townhall.com/columnists/MikeSAdams/2008/07/07/my_right_to_unlimited_rights?page=1

Here's an article you may want to print and put on your office bulletin board:http://www.townhall.com/columnists/AndrewLanger/2008/07/07/deriving_their_just_powers

This is funny.  Maybe if he were to wear a cowboy hat:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2008/07/nascar-obama.html

The McCain plan:  http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/mccain-touts-economic-plan-2008-07-07.html

Liberals already working to subvert the 2nd Amendment and the Supreme Court Ruling:  http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,377203,00.html

Degrading education and the predictable results:  http://americanewsjournal.com/index.php/more/511

Mexican truck program turning into a cesspool:  http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.554/pub_detail.asp

More liberalism exposed.  In California public schools the words, "mom, dad, husband" and "wife," are now banned:  http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.554/pub_detail.asp

Liberalism never works as well as does the free market:  http://www.capmag.com/article.asp?ID=5213

The Supreme Court Gun Decision:  http://www.eagleforum.org/column/2008/july08/08-07-09.html

Your "natural rights" and how they came to be the idea upon which the United States was founded:

Congress' approval rate lowest ever:  http://rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/mood_of_america/congressional_performance/congressional_performance

Petition to help free Ramos and Compean:  http://www.grassfire.org/142/petition.asp

To infurriate a conservative, lie to him.  To infurriate a liberal, tell him the truth:  http://www.hermancain.com/news/press-opinion-062308.asp

Obama - failure as an organizer:  http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2008/07/post_94.html

Threat of Al Qaeda nuclear attack is real:  http://hypocrisy.com/2008/07/06/threat-of-terrorist-nuke-attack-is-real/

REQUEST - I seem to recall a reporter talking to the Texas Attorney General maybe 10-15-20 years ago and the reporter said to the AG, "You seem to be saying that the children of Texas are the property of the state," to which the AG responded, "They are."  That's close to the way the conversation went.  Does anyone reading this recall the same incident?  If you do would you please email me with as many details as you can find or recall.  Thanks!