JULY 9, 2008


"A continual circulation of lies among those who are not much in the way of hearing them contradicted, will in time pass for truth, and the crime lies not in the believer but in the inventor." -- Thomas Paine (1737-1809), The Crisis, 1777

(ever notice that when talking to a liberal they almost always refuse to accept anything that a conservative has to say?)

LINKS:

The oil industry is NOT just sitting on unexplored leases waiting for higher prices: 
http://www.energybulletin.net/node/4466
http://www.wtrg.com/rotaryrigs.html
http://intelligencepress.com/features/bakerhughes/
http://www.oilonline.com/key/rig_counts.asp
http://www.energycurrent.com/index.php?id=2&storyid=11501

A scary book that discusses the "dumbing down" of students.  Read the reviews that begin about 40% down the page:  http://www.amazon.com/Underground-History-American-Education/dp/B000KF42JK?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1215555143&sr=8-2

You mean it's that high???  It should probably be even lower:  http://rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/mood_of_america/congressional_performance/congressional_performance

This defies the Constitutional provision appointing the President as Commander-in-Chief:  http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSN0826563920080708?feedType=RSS&feedName=politicsNews&pageNumber=1&virtualBrandChannel=0

Obama's and his advisor's lack of knowledge about the military is absolutely amazing:  http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2008/07/post_95.html

Hollow words:  http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/07/obamas_astounding_bad_faith.html

The Obamacons - Thomas Sowell on target as usual:  http://article.nationalreview.com/print/?q=ZTBiZjk2NDMxODBmY2I3NDI4NGYwMWM5ZDhmMTM0NmU=

Obama wants to make a campaign appearance in Berlin.  Germans not very happy about it:  http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/us_elections/article4295713.ece

The onions mistake:  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121547293036933987.html?mod=rss_opinion_main

High atmospheric CO2 levels increase crop and plant yields (and vice versa):  http://www.breitbart.com/print.php?id=080708124018.8nen8ib9&show_article=1

The music of seduction?:  http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_9817712

What will happen in Iraq?:  http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2008/07/07/080707taco_talk_packer

Mississippi:  http://www.theconservativevoice.com/article/14531.html

“Social justice,” “peace,” “diversity” and “multiculturalism” in the classroom:  http://frontpagemag.com/articles/Read.aspx?GUID=AD7B4270-B375-4CAB-93E1-48472748E5E9

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