JULY 24, 2008


"He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself." -- Thomas Paine (1737-1809), from The Writings of Thomas Paine, 1795

LINKS:

Manufacturing fake news bits:  http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/07/obama_faking_it.html

Obama doesn't even know his own congressional committee assignments:  http://corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=ZGY5MGVjMGU5ZGQ1ZWFhMmM0YmRhODZhNmE4N2M4MTQ=

Like other big city liberal newspapers the NY Times continues to slide:  http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D923IUFO0&show_article=1

Oregon ballot measure, if approved, would tie teacher pay to student performance.  Unions furious:  http://www.kgw.com/news-local/stories/kgw_072208_news_teacher_pay.7fc78b6e.html

Detroit decided to abandon and demolish Tiger Stadium because it isn't used anymore.  Michigan US Congressmen submit $4-million in earmarks to preserve it (anyone want to bet the money somehow just happens to "disappear?):  http://www.northstarwriters.com/dc191.htm

Former greenhouse scientist/advocate says proof of "global warming" doesn't exist?:  http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=232361

Arrrggghhhhh!  Harry Reid submits 398 page, $11,300,000,000 earmark spending bill that establishes 34 new government programs:  http://community.myfoxorlando.com/blogs/qwdfi1000010001/2008/07/23/The_dimos_really_care_and_this_proves_it

COMMENT: Maybe it's time to actually put into practice the old humorous admonition that says, "never RE-elect anyone."

Cedar Rapids, Iowa - the aftermath:  http://lakeexpo.com/articles/2008/07/23/top_news/10.txt

Mexican version of Cosa Nostra expanding in the USA:  http://www.michnews.com/artman/publish/article_20774.shtml

Mexican drug cartels "threaten state":  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7506581.stm

Democrat Convention elites not paying gasoline taxes in Denver try to deflect attention by falsely painting RNC with same brush:  http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2008/jul/22/city-gives-dnc-host-committee-pass-gas-tax/

Sheeeessshhhh!  Congress says "no" to gas tax holiday, proposes tax increase instead:  http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/5896826.html

A warning about Extenze:  http://www.amazon.com/review/R1Z57IWDFDU9KU/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt#R1Z57IWDFDU9KU

Tesstimony regarding global warming scientific observations:  http://planetgore.nationalreview.com/post/?q=NTlmZGUxMjlkNjBjMmM1MTZlNzA5NDQ4N2MxMDcwZjA=

Palestinian terrorists stockpiling weapons and explosives:  http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=232362

The "homeless" that aren't:  http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/cooking-the-books-on-homelessness-stats/

Actually the choice is very clear:  http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=301616451833130

A letter to Obama from Israel:  http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/8126

Some of our banks and financial institutions are submitting and becoming "compliant with Shariah law.":  http://shariahfinancewatch.wordpress.com/shariah-compliant-banks/

A LETTER FROM AFGHANISTAN: 

Hello everyone,

  As you know I am not a very political person. I just wanted to pass along that Senator Obama came to Bagram Afghanistan for about an hour on his visit to "The War Zone". I wanted to share with you what happened. He got off the plane and got into a bullet proof vehicle, got to the area to meet with the Major General (2 Star) who is the commander here at Bagram. As the Soldiers where lined up to shake his hand he blew them off and didn't say a word as he went into the conference room to meet the General. As he finished, the vehicles took him to the Clam Shell (pretty much a big top tent that military personnel can play basketball or work out in with weights) so he could take his publicity pictures playing basketball. He again shunned the opportunity to talk to Soldiers to thank them for their service. So really he was just here to make a showing for the American's back home that he is their candidate for President. I think that if you are going to make an effort to come all the way over here you would thank those that are providing the freedom that they are providing for you. I swear we got more thanks from the NBA Basketball Players or the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders than from one of the Senators, who wants to be the President of the United States . I just don't understand how anyone would want him to be our Commander-and-Chief. It was almost that he was scared to be around those that provide the freedom for him and our great country.
  If this is blunt and to the point I am sorry but I wanted you all to know what kind of caliber of person he really is. What you see in the news is all fake.

In service,
CPT Jeffrey S. Porter
Battle Captain

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