SEPTEMBER 8, 2008


"The consequence is, that the happiness of the society is the first law of every government. This rule is founded on the law of nature: it must control every political maxim: it must regulate the legislature itself.  The people have a right to insist that this rule be observed; and are entitled to demand a moral security that the legislature will observe it. If they have not the first, they are slaves; if they have not the second, they are, every moment, exposed to slavery."  -- James Wilson (signer of the Constitution) , Lectures,1790

(take note that this quotation operates from the viewpoint that government receives its instructions from the citizens, not the other way around.  Interesting concept, don't you think?  I wonder where we lost it.)

LINKS:

Best weather and hurricane web sites:
www.intellicast.com
www.stormpulse.com

"When I decided that I was going to take my first public stance in support of a candidate, I made the decision not to use my show as a platform for any of the candidates." - Oprah Winfrey   Yeah, right!  This after she has already had numerous liberals on her show.  Sheeeesh!

You had better read this:  http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=74643

A Veteran with service in Iraq speaks his mind:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG4fe9GlWS8

A recap of liberal comments about Iraq:  http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2008_08_31-2008_09_06.shtml#1220407782

The case for a four day work week:  http://www.theoildrum.com/node/2996

"My muslim faith?": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGMQ5DpVVTM

Jumping the gun, "since being President":  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgr2jyYrvLk

McCain proposes to have Cabinet members work for $1 per year:  http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13216.html

McCain v Obama on Social Security:  http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/obama-mccain-spar-over-social-security-2008-09-06.html

An example of privatized Social Security right here in the USA and it provides retirees 400% greater monthly income than does the government system: http://www.americanissuesforum.com/socialsecurity.html

Even the Brits have noted how our Liberals overplayed their hand:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/sep/07/uselections2008.republicans2008

New Ford gets 65 MPG, and you can't have one:  http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_37/b4099060491065.htm?chan=autos_autos+--+lifestyle+subindex+page_top+stories

What is it that remains as a monument to Obama's activities as a community organizer?  How about a $100,000 gazebo?  And we want to put this guy at the head of government in a trillion dollar economy??????:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2008/09/07/barack-obamas-1-1-million-botanical-garden-er-100-000-gazebo

In Maine, 78% of students educated (?) in liberal government schools failed the state's standardized writing test.  The Department of Education's response?  Withhold the results:  http://pressherald.mainetoday.com/story.php?id=208766&ac=PHnws

Obama ignored his Selective Service requirements: 
http://corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=YzcxOGRjZjJjODVkMTQ1MWRmZmI1MzU3MDliZThlZDU=
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2008/09/07/o-busted-selective-service-requirement-did-not-ex

Something we had better watch closely:  http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/english/world/9848175.asp?gid=244&sz=28180

Islam, honor, and women:  http://www.themedialine.org/news/news_detail.asp?NewsID=22647

The Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bailout and the Obama connection:
http://www.spectator.org/dsp_article.asp?art_id=13841
Why the Fannie/Freddie bailout will fail (and cost us still more):  http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2077305/posts

10 point lead for McCain/Palin:  http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/2008-09-07-poll_N.htm

Investigator French lies about Palin's involvement in troopergate:  http://www.notwrightforamerica.com/

A look at immigration laws..... in Mexico:  http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/4876

Not good:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/lawandorder/2700195/Terror-groups-developing-dirty-bomb-say-security-chiefs.html

Get ready for the environmental objections:  http://www.wkyx.com/local-news-details.asp?NewsID=7436

At their convention said Warren Buffet had a lower tax rate than his secretary.  False:  http://www.gurufocus.com/forum/read.php?1,16029,page=1

 Obama web site publishes list of books it says Palin wanted banned.  Turns out to be phony claim:  http://www.stoptheaclu.com/archives/2008/09/05/official-obama-website-repeats-fake-banned-book-list-and-embellishes-the-story/

A litany of absurd Palin attacks from the looney left:  http://www.black-and-right.com/2008/09/06/la-progressive-palin-racist/#more-9454

Crying over dead trees (no kidding):  http://www.break.com/index/hippies-wail-for-dead-trees.html

Penn and Teller on Global Warming:
PART 1:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAu68OsFggw
PART 2:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5weG9IllCpo
PART 3:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ictpPrle3EQ


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Are you unhappy with the way many things are going in the USA?  If you are then let your elected representatives hear from you.  Our nation is a "representative republic."  In other words a nation where our legislators are supposed to represent your wishes, but, if you don't let them hear from you how are they supposed to know what things concern you?  Generally liberals are more group oriented than are conservatives, and tend to be more activist in nature.  That's why things in our country have been becoming more and more liberal in nature, even though conservatives outnumber the liberals.  Remember, our nation only works as our founders designed it to work if the citizens participate in its operation.

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