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

Special Link:  http://www.fancast.com/movies/Fighter-Pilot%3A-Operation-Red-Flag/91157/778771495/Fighter-Pilot%3A-Operation-Red-Flag/videos;jsessionid=920011009DFA6E7D5E037AC9D3CF9287?autoPlay=true

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.


LINKS:

The Creed of Freedom:  http://www.freedom-force.org/freedom.cfm?fuseaction=creed

For Your Consideration:  https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/08/AR2008110802000_pf.html

Dems have been discussing the confiscation of personal retirement accounts.  No, I am not kidding:
http://kevincolby.com/2008/11/09/government-proposing-to-confiscate-workers-personal-retirement-accounts/
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.sports.basketball.nba.la-lakers/browse_thread/thread/2acd14fba5751839

And why do they want to confiscate your retirement account?:  http://www.carolinajournal.com/articles/display_story.html?id=5081

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:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2008/11/06/obamas-new-fcc-transition-head-talk-radios-executioner

Sure didn't take long for Jeremiah Wright to pop back into the news did it?:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2008/11/06/obamas-new-fcc-transition-head-talk-radios-executioner

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):  http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSTRE4A81L720081109?feedType=RSS&feedName=politicsNews

Listen to Obama declare that the United States is a democracy..... IT ISN'T..... the USA is a Republic:  http://otrans.3cdn.net/a935f21490985cc7e6_z3m6ztacs.mp3

What?  A national Barack Obama holiday?:  http://cjonline.com/stories/110908/loc_353922770.shtml

Feds refusing to disclose who is getting the two-trillion dollars in "bailout" money:  http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aatlky_cH.tY&refer=worldwide

Looks like the Obama Administration will be conscripting youth for "national service." and get this, at $40/hr:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2008/11/08/obamas-service-college-program-change-gov-promises-40-hour

"Joe the Plumber" web site:  http://www.secureourdream.com/index.html

And not a conservative among them:  http://rightbias.com/News/103108idiot.aspx

So......?  Isn't this what liberals always do to the public?:  http://www.mycentraljersey.com/article/20081109/STATE/81109008

Fed gives AIG $150-billion more of our tax dollars:  http://biz.yahoo.com/rb/081110/business_us_aig.html?.v=7

The 65MPG Ford that Europe will get, but you can't have:  http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_37/b4099060491065.htm?chan=rss_topStories_ssi_5

Obama's plan for college student community service at $40/hr...... make that mandatory community service...... complete with conscription:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2008/11/08/obamas-service-college-program-change-gov-promises-40-hour
 
Forced national service:  http://www.reddirtreport.com/news.php?id=8221

The logic of liberals exposed:  http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2008/nov/judge-ban-use-illegal-and-aliens

WHAT?  Schools test "no zeros" grading.  60 to be lowest grade:  http://74.125.45.104/search?q=cache:B9atXKyRRt4J:www.knoxnews.com/news/2008/nov/08/schools-test-no-zero-grading-method/+no+zero+grading+method&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=us

Another result of the nanny state:  http://www.2news.tv/news/34110794.html

Obama's and the Liberal's programs very similar to those of the Nazis:  http://www.crossroad.to/text/articles/tnmfobe1196.html#service

Why the Republicans failed:
http://www.hermancain.com/news/press-opinion-111008.asp
http://www.reagan.com/column.cfm?id=93

Obama Administration already changing what they promised:  http://washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/11/exclusive-obama-deletes-agenda-from-transition-web/

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):  http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=245772

Already ignoring the Constitution and the Supreme Court:  http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/node/6192

Free medical treatment for illegal immigrants:  http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2008369322_immigdialysis09.html?syndication=rss

Many illegals NOT here to find work:  http://www.newswithviews.com/Cutler/michael139.htm

More about Bill Ayers:  http://www.jdl.org/geeklog//article.php?story=20081006232206815&mode=print

Obama campaign accepted millions in illegal donations:  http://scamsters.blogspot.com/2008/11/obama-took-millions-in-illegal.html

"Spreading the Wealth."  Just more liberal propaganda:  http://www.truthout.org/110608R

Hmmmm!  Obama not a citizen?????:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtvJ_nM47GM

The scare that never was:  http://www.dailytech.com/Sea+Ice+Growing+at+Fastest+Pace+on+Record/article13385.htm

Which political is the party of racists...... (hint) it isn't the Republicans:  http://bridgetdgms.wordpress.com/


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