NOVEMBER 10, 2008

"Why has government been instituted at all?  Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint" -- Alexander Hamilton (1757 – 1804), The Federalist Papers, 1787

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This is a 48 minute movie of pilot training at "Operation Red Flag," the Air Force equivalent of the Navy's "Top Gun" training.  As an old fly-boy of about 35 years ago the planes in this movie are a generation newer than those I flew in, although one I flew in was just a fast, the McDonnell F-101B Voodoo (1,134 mph).  For me this movie brought back a lot of the memories of sounds and sensations, including, of all things, the metallic taste you would sometimes get from being in a military aircraft.  This is the best movie I have ever seen when it comes to "telling it like it is," and why we have the best in the world when it comes to battles in the air.  Make sure you have enough time to see it straight through and enjoy!

COMMENTARY - The Minimum Wage:

Obama, the Democrats, and liberals in general are all fond of promoting the idea that businesses don't pay "fair" wages.  BUT, lets' think about that for a minute. 

When a prospective employee is offered a job (which, incidentally, is the employers job, not the employees) it is the prospective employee that decides whether or not the wage and benefit package offered is acceptable.  If it isn't, and the employer cannot hire the workers he needs, he must increase the attractiveness of the package or do without the workers he needs. 

In other words it is the worker, not the employer, who is deciding what is and isn't "fair." 

Another aspect of this is that minimum wage laws interfere with this basic economic transaction with the result that some jobs that might otherwise exist at less than minimum wage levels don't exist at all because they cannot be economically justified at minimum wage levels.  The natural result is that there are fewer entry level jobs than there would have been had there been no interference of the politicians. 

Try as they might the politicians have yet to find a way to manage the market, only distort it.  Perhaps we should require all politicians to take a course in Economics 101.1 before they enter office.


The Creed of Freedom:

For Your Consideration:

Reid and Pelosi send letter to Treasury Secretary Paulson urging government money for auto industry.  Remember, folks, the definition of facism is government control of private industry, and by edict the government is already in control of 8-9 of our largest banks:

Dems have been discussing the confiscation of personal retirement accounts.  No, I am not kidding:

And why do they want to confiscate your retirement account?:

Looks like the Dems will be going after talk radio.  Just one more example hinting that the Obama Administration intends to squash all dissenting voices:

Sure didn't take long for Jeremiah Wright to pop back into the news did it?:

Unions and Dems pushing Employee Free Choice Act, which would do away with secret ballots in union elections (which, despite the name of the Act, is the real goal):

Listen to Obama declare that the United States is a democracy..... IT ISN'T..... the USA is a Republic:

What?  A national Barack Obama holiday?:

Feds refusing to disclose who is getting the two-trillion dollars in "bailout" money:

Looks like the Obama Administration will be conscripting youth for "national service." and get this, at $40/hr:

"Joe the Plumber" web site:

And not a conservative among them:

So......?  Isn't this what liberals always do to the public?:

Fed gives AIG $150-billion more of our tax dollars:

The 65MPG Ford that Europe will get, but you can't have:

Obama's plan for college student community service at $40/hr...... make that mandatory community service...... complete with conscription:
Forced national service:

The logic of liberals exposed:

WHAT?  Schools test "no zeros" grading.  60 to be lowest grade:

Another result of the nanny state:

Obama's and the Liberal's programs very similar to those of the Nazis:

Why the Republicans failed:

Obama Administration already changing what they promised:

Well, it is change, isn't it?  Note what they said, and note that it is already gone from their web site (try the link):

Already ignoring the Constitution and the Supreme Court:

Free medical treatment for illegal immigrants:

Many illegals NOT here to find work:

More about Bill Ayers:

Obama campaign accepted millions in illegal donations:

"Spreading the Wealth."  Just more liberal propaganda:

Hmmmm!  Obama not a citizen?????:

The scare that never was:

Which political is the party of racists...... (hint) it isn't the Republicans:


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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