Saturday, December 31, 2005

Best of 2005

War on Terror
Afganistan is well free of the Taliban, and the warlords that tore the country apart for years are now groveling at the feet of the new democratic government. In Iraq, truly free elections have taken place for the first time is centuries (Purple fingers anyone?). The terrorists (who are commonally known as insurgents in the anti-american circles) have been routed in Fallugah, and a new constitution has been approved. In other areas, surgical strikes have taken out leaders, and arms caches.

US Economy
A record setting year for the capitalistic economy of the United States. Record housing sales, record construction, new Gross Domestic Product hights, and Wall Street has been steadly on the rise. The irrepressable american spirt is on the move once again.

Space Shuttle flys again
The Space Shuttle Discovery again place american's beyond the earth, and replenishing the ISS.

US citizens response to Hurricanes
More money was given to the hurricane victems then any other time in american history. The outpouring of america was astouding, and despite the tales of woe given by the partisan press, the survivors surely felt the love of america.

Howard Dean made DNC chairman
This is sooo awsome. Now that the real controlers of the party are visible, we will see a major downslide of the democrate party. By saying things like "The republicans are a White Christian Party" and other insultory remarks, Dean is doing nothing ot further his party's agenda. And as Jimmy Johnson says "If your not improving, your unimproving".

Cindy Sheehan
The same story as Dean. When Sheehan calls the President of the United States a "Bastard", then it does nothing to help them in the minds of the americans, and in all likelyhood, is extreamly damaging politically.

John Roberts
An astute choice for the Chief justice of the Supream court, John Roberts is a conservative with one of the greatest legal minds of our time. Bush made the right choice with him, and by replacing Miers with Alito.

Peace in China? Not on your life...

DRUDGE REPORT FLASH 2005®: BEIJINGG Chinese President Hu Jintao reiterated China's strong commitment to peaceful development in his New Year Address broadcast Saturday to domestic and overseas audience via state TV and radio stations.

'Here, I would like to reiterate that China's development is peaceful development, opening development, cooperative development and harmonious development,' Hu said.

'The Chinese people will develop ourselves by means of striving for a peaceful international environment, and promote world peace with our own development,' Hu said in the address broadcast by China Radio International, China National Radio and China Central Television.

He said the Chinese people are willing to join with peoples of all nations in the world to promote multilateralism, advance the development of economic globalization toward common prosperity, advocate democracy in international relations, respect the diversity of the world and push for the establishment of a new international political and economic order that is just and rational.

He pledged that China will adhere to its fundamental national policy of opening to the outside world, continue to improve the investment environment and open the market, carry out international cooperation in a wide range of areas and seek to attain mutual benefits and win-win results with all countries in the world.

He mentioned in particular that China will do its best to help developing countries accelerate development and help people suffering from war, poverty, illnesses and natural calamities in the world."

Ok, lets start with Humanrightss violations. How about allowing more then one child per household? Or how about the imprisonmentt and torture of political prisoners? Or the slave labor camps, where Christians and Muslims are forced to work as manufacturing employees? Or maybe they should allow a little more freedom of speech, both on the internet, and in publications.
And constantly threatening tawian is a great way to encourage world peace.

Another bundle of lies from Asia.

Friday, December 30, 2005

Space Tourism: The Rules are here!

The Bellingham Herald: "WASHINGTON (AP) -- Regular tourist trips into space are still a thing of the future, but the government is getting ready for the eventual liftoff.

More than 120 pages of proposed rules, released Thursday, governing the future of space tourism touch on everything from medical standards for passengers to preflight training.

They spell out qualification and training requirements for the crew, and mandate training and informed consent for the 'space flight participants' - known in more earthly terms as passengers.

The proposal does not include specifications for the space vehicles themselves."...
"The 123-page FAA proposal was published in the Federal Register, the government's daily publication of rules and regulations, and will be subject to public comment for 60 days, through Feb. 27. Final regulations are expected by June 23."

Glad to know the Government is working on the important things in the world. No, seriously! I'm sure Richard Branson of Virgin Space Flight is estatic to know there are rules concerning an industry that has yet to happen in the private sector!

And who says the US Government owns space? The entrapeneurs trying to make a livng could just carry the rockets across the border into Canada, Puerto Rico or Mexico, and then launch without the regulations.
If they over regulate such a new industry, they run the risk of it never taking off, in the US at least.

Thursday, December 29, 2005

9/11 Loans Weren't to those that qualified

BREITBART.COM - SBA: Many That Got 9/11 Loans Weren't Hurt: "Most companies interviewed about the government-backed Sept. 11 loans they received have told investigators they weren't hurt by the suicide attacks and didn't know they were getting terrorism assistance, an internal government investigation found. The Small Business Administration's inspector general also reported Wednesday that lenders who doled out billions of dollars in such loans failed 85 percent of the time to document that recipients were actually hurt by the terrorism attacks and therefore eligible for the federal aid.

The IG, the agency's internal watchdog, concluded only nine loan recipients in the 59 cases sampled appeared to be qualified for the special disaster loans. The report said SBA officials told lenders they would not be questioned on how they gave out money."

Not much to say, just more bloated government ineffeciency.

NBC on top of Network news

News: "NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - More than a year after he took over the anchor chair and with more than nine months without permanent competition from either rival, 'NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams' closes out the year with a quarterly win among evening newscasts. "

Thats cool. Brokaw was my favorite anchor, and Wiliams is probably the best of the networks. That, and not having a permant rival, puts them in first place.

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Top 5 movies of the year

Hey, I usually don't cover entertainment news, but like most people, I enjoy the movies. It's also said you can tell a lot about a person by the kinds of movies they like, so this might be a look at myself.

1. Star Wars Episode III: The Revenge of the Sith
Release: May 19th, 2005
Rating: PG-13

US Gross:
Plot: The greatest Jedi of the Clone Wars, Anikin Skywalker turns to the dark side to find a cure for his wife, Padme Amidala. The Chancellor of the Republic is revealed to be the Sith Lord, and the Jedi try to remove him from office. They fail and nearly the entire Jedi Order is destroyed. Yoda confronts Darth Sideous, and Obi-Wan Kenobi travels to Mustafar to take out Anikin Skywalker, his former apprentice and one-time best friend. Obi-Wan cripples Anikin, but Anikin survies with the help of a bio-mechanical suit. With the Jedi destroyed, the Sith have control of the galaxy, and Darth Vader rises from the ashes to become the terror of the classic trilogy.

This was a movie I had been waiting a long time for. Quite possibly the best of the Star Wars series, it had everything I was hoping for. The story was excellent, the fighting was incredible, and the emotions were real. (Mostly, anyways) The droids were back in character, with R2-D2 delivering and impressive performance. General Greivous was well done, and a c
redible threat to Obi-Wan. The sound effects were incredible, it just makes the world seem real. John Wiliams also turned in an incredible soundtrack, capturing the spirit of the movie, as well as providing suspense and action to the sences that needed it. ROTS also tied the strings between the Prequels and the classic trilogy. The acting was much improved, and the CGI was some of the best ever. George Lucas's epic story has come to a close, and did so with a wonderful ending.

2. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

Release: December 9, 2005
Rating: PG
US Gross: (Still counting, over 76,000,000)
Plot: The
Pevensie children, Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are sent to the english countryside during WWII. Lucy finds the door to Narnia, and the others soon follow. Edmund betrays the rest to the White Witch, Jadis, who holds narnia in an iron fist. However, not all is lost, as Aslan has returned to Narnia, and an army of the good creatures are with him. The Sons of Adam take the field of command, and valiently fight Jadis. Aslan brings reinforcements, and destroys Jadis.

I have loved this story since I read it when I was 6, and the movie fulfilled each expectation. The characters were great, the battles were superior to even the Return of the King, and the creatures were incredible. Aslan himself was voiced by Liam Nesson, who did a great job giving a depth to the character. The Bevers were just totally cool, and a well nigh perfect representation of the book's bevers. Jadis was the evil one, and her character was flawless. There was one scene, in which Jadis just casually turns a butterfly to stone, that just showed her evilness. The visuals were incredible, and the props just looked real. The soundtrack was lacking, but the sound effects themselves were excellent. This was the movie I wanted to see. If it hadn't been the same year as Star Wars, it would have been the best movie of the year.

3. Batman Begins
Release date: July 15, 2005
Rating: PG-13
US Gro
ss: $205,343,774
Plot: Bruce Wayne's father is killed, sending him on an anger spree in asia, fighting petty criminals. He is taken in by Ra's Al Guhl, the leader of the League of Shadows, a ninja group that claims to have effected world history, even bringing the fall of rome. After alienating the League, Bruce returns to Gotham to take out the crime lords of the city. He gets a bunch of super spiffy equipment, and beats up a bunch of people. The city water system is poisened with a mind altering agent, that is released by steam. So, the league microwaves the water system, and Batman must stop Ra's Al Guhl from destroying the Wayne Induistry's headquarters, and the city with it.

The Darkest Knight returns, and it was great. This is the only movie here that I didn't see in theaters. The DVD version was great. The acting was great, the fights above a
verage, and the story was not typical of a comic book movie. The sound track was great, I need to find it somewhere. Batman would probably earn my 2nd place, except that the character of Scarecrow was just unbelievable of a lot of levels, and the deal with Rachael was confusing. Otherwise, great movie.

4. War of the Worlds

Release Date: June 29, 2005

Rating: PG-13
US Gross:
Plot: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dock worker, and has custody of his kids, Robbie and Rachael for the weekend. Robbie is a hateful teenager, and Rachael does not know what to think. The aliens hatch there plan, and begin taking over earth. Ray tries to protect the children. Because of the shields, the alien machines are
invulnerable to harm. They are destroyed because the aliens get diseased and die.

I was looking forward to this movie ever since I saw the prieview in the Yahoo Instant Messenger window while chatting with Hannah Beth of Sold Out . I was looking for more fighting, and battle. but what I got was an excellent look at a dysfunctional family, and a father trying his aboslute hardest to protect his family, and the entrie freaking world going against him. The story was engrossing, and drew me in from the first couple of minutes. The special effects were simply the absolute best I have ever seen, and the sound effects were matching. The sound track was good, and gave the story a lot of expense. However, while I loved the story, it's painful to watch because you can feel the emotions. I guess that means Speilberg did his job, and it's a great movie.

5. Madagascar

Release date: May 27th, 2005
Rating: PG
US Gross: $193 million
Plot: A bossy lion, a practical hippo, a paranoid giraffe, and a spunky zebra are given the idea of escapeing the zoo by a couple of psycho penguins. They are exported to another
zoo, but the ship is taken over by the penquins, who turn to set sail for antartica, and empty the cargo near madagascar, including our favorite funny animals. They then adjust to life on the island.

I was looking forward to this movie, just because it was sooo funny in the trailers. It was still funny in the movie, but the plot was weak, and some of the humor was pretty crude. Never the less, I laughed about the entire time, and the penguins were hilarious.

Well, that wraps up my top 5 movies. If you have another nomination for 5th, post it.
Munich may find a place on this list, once I see it. Possibly King Kong, but I doubt it.

Year in Review, I

Hey, the year is coming to a close, so We'll be posting a look back at the year.

Some topics:
Best Decisions
Worst Decisions
Entertainment review
Some odd stories
A compilation of the Undeniable Truths in Life

Stay 'tooned!

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Venting, Round 1

Update 22: Senate Defeats ANWR Drilling, Saves Cuts - "
Senate Republicans said they expected the House to approve a $493 billion defense spending bill - shorn of the ANWR provision - on Thursday. Ditto for the Patriot Act extension.

But Democrats in the House said they would not agree to speed action on the deficit-reduction bill they voted against unanimously earlier this week.

The House approved the measure in the pre-dawn hours of Monday, but the Democrats' leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, said she will insist it be re-examined 'in the light of day' the next time. That's likely to be in February. "

Obstruction, just plain out obstruction of our country's system, and a reckelss, destructive hate of all things republican, is what this is. The idiots in the senate, both democrat and moderate, are going to ruin this country if this keeps up.

The patriot act could have been renewed, the new defense bill INCLUDING ANWR WHICH WAS REMOVED LAST NIGHT, WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING, could have been passed. But Noooooooo, the democrats say that until there palty 3 month extension of the patriot act is passed, they won't play ball with the senate.


And the republicans that are blocking the patiot act in the senate are even more damaging, because they are against there constituints, and just encourageing the democrates.
There names:
Larry Craig (R-ID)
Chuck Hagel (R-NE) (always a RINO)
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
John Sununu (R-NH)
*Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) changed his vote at the last moment when he saw the NAYs would win. This allows him to call for a new vote at any time.

Remember those names folks.

Sunday, December 18, 2005

Lessons of 25 years Michael Barone: Lessons of 25 years (12/26/05): "Twenty-five years ago, in December 1980, Jimmy Carter was serving his last full month in office and Ronald Reagan was president-elect. More than 50 Americans were being held hostage in Iran--an act of war by the revolutionary mullahs. The Soviet Union was on the march in Afghanistan. The American economy was finishing a decade of high inflation and sluggish growth at best--stagflation. The past three presidents had been repudiated: Richard Nixon in 1974, Gerald Ford in 1976, and Jimmy Carter 1980.

Experts preached that America's best days were behind it, counseled that we seek accommodation with the Soviet Union, and urged nations of the avaricious North to share their wealth with nations of the deserving South. Low-inflation economic growth was no longer possible."

Doom and gloom predictions, sounds famliar? (Essespially from the Left).

"What are the lessons of the past 25 years?

First, that American military power can advance freedom and democracy to all corners of the world.
Second, that markets work and that lower taxes and less onerous government produce more economic growth than the alternative.
Third, that politics and effective government can..change the culture."

1. Ours is a world governened by the aggressive use of force, and the American military is the most powerful army in the world.
2. Freedom creates prosperity.
3. The government can effect the culture in a negative way much easier then positivly, but the posibility for a positive change still exists. Mostly by stepping out of the way, and also in the eductation system.

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Myths About Drilling in ANWR - Views - Heritage Foundation - Myths About Drilling in ANWR: "We’re talking about 10 billion barrels of domestic oil located in an area with a proven track record for environmentally responsible drilling. Yet a host of tall tales from environmental activists and like-minded journalists has made it a tough fight in Washington.

Congress is currently deciding whether to add ANWR drilling to the defense appropriations bill. Given the continued high oil prices and political turmoil in many oil-producing nations, now might be the best chance to get ANWR done. But it will happen only if the ANWR myths are exposed..."

Wonderful article, consise and to the point. I wish congress would get their collective heads together and open the land for drilling.

Enviromental Damage: (HA!)
" the caribou herd that migrates through Prudhoe Bay has increased from 3,000 to 23,000 since drilling commenced there in 1977."

Friday, December 16, 2005

US House votes to wall up part of the Mexico border

US House votes to wall up Mexico border - Yahoo! News: "The 260-159 voice vote on an amendment to a bill on illegal immigration 'mandates the construction of specific security fencing, including lights and cameras, along the Southwest border for the purposes of gaining operational control of the border.

'Fencing has been designated in sectors that have the highest number of immigrant deaths, instances of drug smuggling and illegal border crossings,' because of the large number of would-be immigrants who die in the desert attempting to cross the US border."

Only part of the border is being blocked, but this is a huge step forward for us.

Terror thoughts

Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Paris raid nets arms haul: "French police said yesterday they had found explosives, detonators and guns stashed in a suburban Paris garage in swoops this week that have netted 28 suspected Islamist militants, apparently with links to al-Qaida in Iraq.

Interior minister Nicolas Sarkozy said that questioning suspects detained on Monday had led to arms seizure in Clichy-sous-Bois, outer Paris, on Wednesday. 'A certain number of terrorists, in order to finance their activities, are involved in organised crime,' Mr Sarkozy said, appearing to confirm earlier reports that the gang raised cash through armed robberies rather than carrying out terrorist attacks.

Among arms found were a kilo of TNT, 19 sticks of dynamite, 10 standard detonators - one capable of being set off by remote control - fuses, rifles, bulletproof vests, and French gendarmerie and special forces uniforms, police said."

Your probably already thinking this, but that is enough stuff to do a TON of damage. You also might be thinking, "Hey, the French did this?". Here's another thought, France. Those weapons were likely aimed at you, despite the policy of capitulation. The Boston Globe reports that "...the suspects had used robberies to fund potential terror groups, possibly including movements tied to Al Qaeda in Iraq."

So maybe the insurgents aren't insurgents after all, and just terrorists having to fight in their backyard, rather then ours.

So, the war on terror continues, and we are not losing. (I'll bet you won't see this story anywhere else though).

Iraqis Vote in freest Arabic elections ever

Guardian Unlimited | World Latest | Millions of Iraqis Vote in Relative Peace: "BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Millions of Iraqis, from tribal sheiks to entire families with children in tow, turned out Thursday to choose a parliament in a mostly peaceful election - among the freest ever in the Arab world.

So many Sunni Arabs voted that ballots ran out in some places. The strong participation by Sunnis, the backbone of the insurgency, bolstered U.S. hopes that the election could produce a broad-based government capable of ending the daily suicide attacks and other violence that have ravaged the country since the fall of Saddam Hussein.

Up to 11 million of the nation's 15 million registered voters took part, election officials estimated, though they had no official turnout figure."

That is a HUGE number of people. Later in the article, they show some nice quotes from bitter people, who were privliged under Sadam's reigiem, but are now leveled with the rest of the nation. The AP knows how to follow bunny trails in their articles.

Monday, December 12, 2005

Preliminary Voting Begins in Iraq - U.S. & World - Preliminary Voting Begins in Iraq: "BAGHDAD, Iraq — The Iraqi government announced strict border measures, domestic travel restrictions and a nighttime curfew as preliminary voting began for that country's first constitutional parliament since the fall of Saddam Hussein.

Soldiers, patients and prisoners lined up and cast their ballots at select polling stations across the country Monday, days ahead of the Dec. 15 date when the rest of the country will go to the polls. At one Baghdad hospital, patients cast their ballots from their sick beds.

Beginning Tuesday, the borders will be closed to non-essential traffic, a nighttime curfew will be extended in various places and checkpoints will be put in place to limit domestic travel, the Iraqi government said."

Yay!! Maybe they won't try to disenfranchise the miltary voters, unlike the Gore campaign in 2000.

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Chinese protestors shot, Martial Law in provence.

Chinese Villagers Describe Police Siege - Yahoo! News:
"BEIJING - Residents of a southern Chinese village near Hong Kong where police opened fire on demonstrators described a tense standoff in the area on Saturday with thousands of armed troops patrolling the perimeter and blocking anyone from leaving. Frightened villagers said they were either hunkering down at home or arguing with police who are refusing to return the dead to their families.

Residents said police opened fire on a crowd of thousands protesting against inadequate compensation offered by the government for land to be used for a new wind power plant. Up to 20 were killed, villagers said, while some said dozens more were missing.

The clash in Dongzhou also marked an escalation in social protests that have convulsed the Chinese countryside over land seizures for factories, power plants, shopping malls and other projects. Farmers often say they are paid too little and some accuse officials of stealing compensation money."

And so you have the totalitarian Upper class against the poorer then dirt lower class. Guess who wins?

Thursday, December 08, 2005

House Passes 3 Tax Cuts, Plans a 4th

House Passes 3 Tax Cuts, Plans a 4th: "The House passed three separate tax cuts yesterday and plans to approve a fourth today, trimming the federal revenue by $94.5 billion over five years -- nearly double the budget savings that Republicans muscled through the House last month.

GOP leaders portray the tax bills -- for the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast, affluent investors, U.S. troops serving in Iraq and taxpayers who otherwise would be hit by the alternative minimum tax -- as vital to keeping the economy rolling.

'Our economic policies have done the trick,' said Rep. Deborah Pryce (R-Ohio). 'We are in the middle of one of the strongest economies this country has ever seen.'"

Later in the article, the post tries to explain how tax cuts harm fiscal dicipline...

Now if we could keep these tax cuts, and abanon the program to give the nation TiVo, and ditch the farm subsidies, we'd be great.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Breaking: Air Marshalls Defend Miami Airport

BREITBART.COM - Airline Passenger Who Made Threat Killed: "MIAMI - A passenger who claimed to have a bomb in a carry-on bag was shot and killed by a federal air marshal Wednesday on a jetway to an American Airlines plane that had arrived from Colombia, officials said. No bomb was found in the bag, a U.S. official said. Homeland Security Department spokesman Brian Doyle said the dead man was a 44-year-old U.S. citizen. It was the first time since the Sept. 11 attacks that an air marshal had shot at anyone, he said.

According to a witness, the man frantically ran down the aisle of the Boeing 757 while his wife tried to explain that he was mentally ill and had not taken his medication.

The passenger indicated there was a bomb in his bag and was confronted by air marshals but ran off the aircraft, Doyle said. The marshals went after him and ordered him to get down on the ground, but he did not comply and was shot when he apparently reached into the bag, Doyle said."

Good shot. After those British officers took a guy down with 4 head shots, the Marshalls had this guy down real fast too.
Apparently, the wife said he was bi-polar, and had maniac depression. Now, what that has to do with running through an air plane threating to bomb everyone to little pieces, I don't know.

Monday, December 05, 2005

Imagine Football Being Covered Like Iraq

Carolina Journal | Imagine MNF Being Covered Like Iraq: "INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts, seeking to silence critics who say they are overrated, fell short of that mark on Monday night by outscoring the Pittsburgh Steelers by a mere 3-point margin in the first quarter.

Despite the unspectacular first-quarter margin, Colts head coach Tony Dungy insisted that his team was winning the battle. “Hey, we’re up three,” said Dungy. “In my book that’s a lead.” But critics pointed out that the Colts gained their lead only as a result of a desperation 80-yard pass by quarterback Peyton Manning to Marvin Harrison on their first play of the game...."

If your a football fan who is slightly interested in the World, this is hilarious. If you don't fit that, then carry on with your boring life. :D

The Size of training an army

My Defense Review

Stupendouesly awsome explaination of why the Iraqi forces are taking so long to come together. Sumarized, we aren't just training a few combat troops, we are also training an entire support staff.

Sunday, December 04, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Parts 41-45

Sorry about the delay, but this last week has been extremely busy with robotics. (Check our site at or So, to make up for the missed days, here are the final 4 Undeniable Truths in Life.

#41: The collective knowledge and wisdom of seasoned citizens is the most valuable - yet untapped - resource our young-people have. “Gray Hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.” – Proverbs 16:31
Wisdom comes with experience, and the older you are, the more experience you gain. Thus, the senior citizens are the largest collective pool of wisdom in the world.
#42: Abortion is wrong.
As is killing, but the killing of an baby, who just entered the world, and is unable to defend himself from even the tiniest creature, is one of the worst atrocities in the world. Since it has become legal in the US, the number of children kills out number the Holocaust many times over.
#43: Evolution cannot explain Creation.
Life does not exist by chance. It is the willful creation of an Almighty God, who created the world perfectly. Chance cannot explain the elements, the formation of the earth, the stars, or the galaxys. It does not explain even the simplest for of life, or how DNA can replicate so perfectly trillions of times a second across the globe.

#44: Abe Lincoln saved this nation. If Lincoln had let the south succeed without contention, then our nation would have no where near the strength it does now. Because of Lincoln, we are still a United States.

#45: The US will again go to war.
The War on Terror will continue, and plenty of other threats will arise. Because ours is a world governed by the aggressive use of force, war will always be a part of the current earth, and as the worlds superpower, the US will be either a target or have to come to the aid of another nation.

The End of the series is now here, after 2 months of posting. I will post the permalinks for them all soon. I hope you have enjoyed the series!

*edit* Argg... My first time to use Blogger for Word. I guess it doesn't load the pictures for the post.... */edit*

Saturday, December 03, 2005

Killed by a robot!!!

Telegraph | News | Al-Qaeda number three 'killed by CIA spy plane' in Pakistan: "Al-Qaeda's third-ranking leader has been killed by a missile fired by an American drone in Pakistan, near the Afghan border, NBC television news reported yesterday.

Egyptian-born Abu Hamza Rabia, who is said to head al-Qaeda's international operations, was among five people killed in a blast at a house where they were hiding in North Waziristan on Thursday. President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan confirmed Rabia's death yesterday"

Can you imagine this? (Translation from arabic!!!)
Grunt: We lost another leader!!! We're down to 20% remaining leadership since the glorius day in september of 2001!
Leader: *censored, both in Arabic and english!!* How did they get him?
Leader: Out with it man, or I will cut out your tounge!
Grunt: He was killed by an infedel American!!
Leader: You don't say! I never would have guessed!
Grunt: By a robot...
Leader: WHAT????????????????????????

Preadators are awsome. We should use 'em on the border.
Bomb the illegals!!

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - U.S. won't play ball at climate conference - U.S. won't play ball at climate conference: "The United States appears determined to scuttle efforts here to agree on future measures to combat climate change.

'We're going to resist it, obviously,' said Harlan Watson, head of the U.S. delegation, of a proposed agreement across nations on the issue of climate change...

Environment Minister St�phane Dion spent much of the first day insisting he'd try, as conference president, to get all 189 countries to agree on a plan to cut emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

The key, he said, is national targets for cuts under the Kyoto Protocol, the 1997 centrepiece of the battle against climate change. 'We believe in the necessity of targets.'

But Watson was adamant: 'We've made it clear on a number of levels to the Canadian government — we feel very strongly that it's not appropriate; the ground is not there,' he said in an interview with BBC Radio."

The Kyoto Protocul was voted down 97-3 in the US senate, a place where they hardly agree on anything. But this idea is soooo restrictive the captitalistic nations, that even teh senate could agree to not support it. I hope they unite in the same way for this.

Sunday, November 27, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Parts 35-40

we've not been around to much lately, and here's makeup on the last 5 days.

#36: Communism Kills.
Joseph Stalin killed more people then Hitler, and the communist nation of china is one of the worst human rights violators in the world. Cuba and North Korea are commies, and both nations have starving citizens in abundance. Iraq, Iran, the Taliban, and Syria either were or still are communist, and are a breeding ground for terrorists.

#37: Freedom is God given.
When man was first created, he was endowed with the freedom of choice. As such, this is a God given right all men posses, no matter where they reside.

#38: Neither the US, nor anyone, imposes freedom on peoples of other nations.
Because freedom is a God given right, we cannot force freedom upon anyone. We can only allow freedom, not enforce it.

#39: To free peoples, peace means the absence of threats and the presence of justice.

And the only way to create an absense of threats is through the aggressive use of force, and a strong miltary as a deterent to further attacks.

#40: The Peace Movement in the US - whether by accident or design - is pro-Communist.
As in the "Anatomy of the Photograph" most peace protests have a decidedly communist slant. If you listened to much of what Cindy Sheehan said, it would have made Joseph Stalin proud.

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Relations With Alien Civilizations

Former Canadian Minister Of Defence Asks Canadian Parliament To Hold Hearings On Relations With Alien "Et" Civilizations - Yahoo! News: "'The secrecy involved in all matters pertaining to the Roswell incident was unparalled. The classification was, from the outset, above top secret, so the vast majority of U.S. officials and politicians, let alone a mere allied minister of defence, were never in-the-loop.'

Hellyer warned, 'The United States military are preparing weapons which could be used against the aliens, and they could get us into an intergalactic war without us ever having any warning. He stated, 'The Bush administration has finally agreed to let the military build a forward base on the moon, which will put them in a better position to keep track of the goings and comings of the visitors from space, and to shoot at them, if they so decide.'

Hellyer’s speech ended with a standing ovation. He said, 'The time has come to lift the veil of secrecy, and let the truth emerge, so there can be a real and informed debate, about one of the most important problems facing our planet today.'"

So the former Canadian Minsister of Defence is looking for a new legacy, so we must prepare for the aliens by NOT putting weapons in space.... Danged liberals.

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 35

#35: There is only one way to get rid of nuclear weapons - use them.

The uranium doesn't break down. and so the only way to destroy them is to use'em!

18-Year-Old Mayor Sworn In

WTOL-TV Toledo, OH: 18-Year-Old Mayor Sworn In: "HILLSDALE, MICHIGAN -- Hillsdale now has a new leader. 18-year-old Mayor Michael Sessions held his inaugural rally Monday night with his high school marching band following him through downtown and eventually to city hall. Hundreds gathered to cheer on their young mayor as he thanked everyone who helped him win the election as a write-in candidate defeating former mayor Douglas Ingles by just two votes."

Couple of thoughts:
1. That is sooo cool. 18 year old in charge of a city.
2. You don't need a college education to do something.
3. Every Vote Counts!! Sessions was elected by a 2 or 3 vote edge.

Monday, November 21, 2005

UndeniableTruths in Life: Part 34

#34: Ours is a world governed by the aggressive use of force.

No matter how hard folks try, it comes down to the fact that anytime something happens (barring natural desasters), there is an aggressor involved. Cause and effect, aggressor and defender.

Saturday, November 19, 2005

403-3: House votes to stay in Iraq

BREITBART.COM - Just The News: "The House on Friday overwhelmingly rejected calls for an immediate troop withdrawal from Iraq, a vote engineered by the Republicans that was intended to fail. Democrats derided the vote as a political stunt.

'Our troops have become the enemy. We need to change direction in Iraq,' said Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a Democratic hawk whose call a day earlier for pulling out troops sparked a nasty, personal debate over the war.

The House voted 403-3 to reject a nonbinding resolution calling for an immediate troop withdrawal.

'We want to make sure that we support our troops that are fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. We will not retreat,' Speaker Dennis Hastert, R- Ill., said as the GOP leadership pushed the issue to a vote over the protest of Democrats."

I don't think that was a cheap political stunt! Just good politics. I am now supposeing the democrats don't want to withdraw, they just want to blather about the president.

Friday, November 18, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 33

#33: War is not obsolete

War is a factor of life, and always will be. Get used to it!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 32

#32: Peace does not mean the absence of war.

The dictionary definition of peace is:
  1. The absence of war or other hostilities.
Peace really is not the absense of war or hostilities between aggressive equals, but of domination. True peace can never happen withouth one side winning, either in War, politics, or sports (Red Sox vs. Yankees anyone?). When domination occours, then peace follows. A treaty can be made between two nations, but if they are still at odds and of comparable strength, then there is no peace.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Anatomy of a Photograph

Anatomy of a Photograph

Protest Warrior has a story about a compleate fraud of a SF Chronicle article on a "peace" protest, started by a commie group...

Here's a picture:

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 31

#31: Too many Americans can't laugh at themselves anymore

Its true! Most people used to hurt themselves, and then shrug it off, learn and move on.
But now, you do something that hurts you, and you blame whoever is closest!!

Monday, November 14, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Parts 28, 29, & 30

#28: The Los Angeles riots were not caused by the Rodney King verdict. The Los Angeles riots were caused by rioters.
Riots are not caused by an event, they are caused by the personal choice of the "rioters". While they may be set off by an event, it is there free will that caused them to riot.

#29: You could afford your house without your government - if it weren't for your government.
Taxes cost money

#30: Words mean things.

Its true! Thats why we say them!

Sorry for the delay, and appreciate the triple dose!

Friday, November 11, 2005

The Return of the Warhawk

BREITBART.COM - Just The News: "The stakes in the global war on terror are too high and the national interest is too important for politicians to throw out false charges,' the president said in his combative Veterans Day speech.

Defending the march to war, Bush said that foreign intelligence services and Democrats and Republicans alike were convinced at the time that former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.

'Some Democrats and anti-war critics are now claiming we manipulated the intelligence and mislead the American people about why we went to war,' Bush said.

He said those critics have made those allegations although they know that a Senate investigation 'found no evidence' of political pressure to change the intelligence community's assessments related to Saddam's weapons program.

He said they also know that the United Nations passed more than a dozen resolutions citing Saddam's development and possession of weapons of mass destruction.

'More than 100 Democrats in the House and the Senate who had access to the same intelligence voted to support removing Saddam Hussein from power,' Bush said."

Here Here!!!!

"We will never back down. We will never give in. We will never accept anything less than complete victory," he said Friday."

Freedom will prevail!

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 27

#27: The culture war is between the winners and those who think they're losers who want to become winners. The losers think the only way they can become winners is by banding together all the losers and then empowering a leader of the losers to make things right for them.

Its called class evny, and when a democrat is in charge, it increases. When taxes are raised on the rich, everyone says "Yay!!! We screwed the rich folks". However, when their tax bill comes, do they feel any better? No, but they had fun hateing the rich!

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 26

#26: Compassion is no substitute for justice.

There is not much else that will help society so much as locking up a guilty criminal, and keeping them locked up. NOT on parole for "good behavior".

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

'Intelligent-design' school board ousted in Penn

'Intelligent-design' school board ousted in Penn - Yahoo! News: "DOVER, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Voters on Tuesday ousted a Pennsylvania local school board that promoted an 'intelligent-design' alternative to teaching evolution, and elected a new slate of candidates who promised to remove the concept from science classes.

The board of Dover Area School District in south-central Pennsylvania lost eight of its nine incumbents in an upset election that surprised even the challengers, who had been hoping for a bare majority to take control of the board."

Weeeellll... That was a bit disturbing!!

Election day

BREITBART.COM - Just The News: "The contest in Texas was decided quickly _ the ban was receiving 75 percent of the votes in early returns. Like every other state except Massachusetts, Texas didn't permit same-sex marriages previously, but the constitutional amendment was touted as an extra guard against future court rulings.

The campaign had been enlivened over the past week because of a controversial tactic by the amendment's opponents, who argued in recorded phone calls to voters that the measure was so poorly worded that it could jeopardize traditional man-woman marriages. Amendment supporters denounced the effort as misleading."

75% is higher then I was expecting!
The decietful advertising campaign was looked at Here .

I don't know what the voters in California are doing, they want change, but don't want to support the guy who is trying to make the changes...

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

undeniable truths of life #25

#25: Liberals measure compassion by how many people are given welfare. Conservatives measure compassion by how many people no longer need it.

A liberals view of compassion is when they are keeping more people in the projects by giving them welfare.

Another Saddam Co-Defendant's Lawyer Slain - Yahoo! News

Another Saddam Co-Defendant's Lawyer Slain - Yahoo! News: "BAGHDAD, Iraq - A lawyer for a co-defendant in
Saddam Hussein's trial was shot to death and another lawyer was wounded Tuesday in Baghdad, a member of the defense team said.

Adel al-Zubeidi, who was representing former Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan, was killed and another lawyer was wounded in an ambush in the Adil neighborhood, according to lawyer Khamis al-Obeidi."

I should be upset that is happening, but I can't find it withen myself to comdem it.

Monday, November 07, 2005

Bible study banned in dormintory

JS Online: Bible study policy raises ire: "Every Tuesday last school year, Lance Steiger took a Bible to the basement of his dormitory at UW-Eau Claire and led a small group of friends in a discussion about a particular chapter or verse.

Steiger, a resident assistant and a junior at the time, said he was never told he could not lead a Bible study in the dorm where he worked helping students adjust to college classes and campus life.

But in July, he got a letter from school administrators warning him that if he continued to hold Bible studies in his dorm this year, he would face disciplinary action.

The issue has spawned a flurry of heated exchanges between Steiger, school officials, civil liberties groups, and at least one U.S. representative who on Thursday called the university's position 'outrageous and un-American.'"

The state believes that becasue they are paying for this guy's room, they should control what he does in their, even when he is off work.

In other news:
Dail Mail: Tax Office exposed as Christmas Killjoys: "A leaked memo tells staff the department cannot continue to be associated with the charity Samaritan's Purse because its operations do not conform to diversity policies and could bring the Revenue into 'disrepute'.

The ban, imposed by HM Revenue & Customs chairman David Varney after complaints from trade union activists, was called 'strange' by the Church of England last night.

The Revenue's 100,000 employees have supported Operation Christmas Child since the late 1990s.

The appeal sends more than a million shoe boxes from Britain to children in countries including Azerbaijan, Armenia, Romania, Serbia, Sudan and Mozambique.

The leaked memo, from Michael Scott, assistant director of the National Insurance Contributions Office in Newcastle upon Tyne, tells staff: 'We are not dictating who you can or cannot support, but you will appreciate that as a department we cannot be seen to promote activities that do not broadly fit with our philosophy or which could bring us into disrepute by association.'

A spokesman for the Inland Revenue added: 'We have very clear workplace policies regarding the importance of valuing difference.

'When an organisation demonstrates evidence of being at odds with those core values we cannot make special provision for that organisation to be supported on our premises. To do so would be hypocritical and at odds with our diversity commitments.' ""

Diversity commitments, my foot. As long as it ain't Christian, its diverse!!!

Sunday, November 06, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 24

#24: Progress is not striving for economic justice or fairness, but economic growth.

Economics aren't fair, and they never will be. By creating market caps to level the playing field, everyone is hurt.

Intelligent design case awaits ruling

Intelligent design case now in judge's hands - Americas - International Herald Tribune: "HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania The first trial in the United States to test the constitutionality of teaching intelligent design as science has ended with a lawyer for a pro-design school board pronouncing it 'the next great paradigm shift in science.'

His opponent, an attorney for the 11 parents suing the Dover school board, dismissed intelligent design as dishonest, unscientific and based entirely on 'a meager little analogy that collapses immediately upon inspection.'"

Now that we know who is who...

"The case will be decided by Judge John Jones 3rd, who said he hoped to issue his ruling before the end of the year, or early January at the latest.

The scientists who advocate intelligent design explained that the complexity of biological organisms and the "purposeful arrangement of parts" are evidence that there is a designer. They said their theory was not religious because they were not claiming the designer is God, since that is untestable.

Scott Minnich, an associate professor of microbiology at the University of Idaho, testified for the defense on Thursday and Friday, saying that intelligent design is like seeing a watch and implicitly knowing that it had a designer - the argument the plaintiffs' attorney called "a meager little analogy."

So, you have a flamewar cropping up with a generally conservative judge at the helm. Teach'em both, they're both just theories anyways.

Archives: "
New evolution spat in U.S. schools goes to court"

Saturday, November 05, 2005

Undeniable truth in Life: Part 23

#23: Using federal dollars as a measure, our cities have not been neglected, but poisoned with welfare dependency funds.

A plethora of money breeds corruption, just as we have seen in New Orleans. The money will be siphoned off for less important things, and the people become depenant on the money, rather then making their own life.

Also, this is the 300th post in What In the World Is Going On / Pushing Back the Froniters of ignorance history!

Friday, November 04, 2005

Coke to phase out Vanilla Coke in US

Coke to phase out Vanilla Coke in US - Yahoo! News

"The phase out follows declining sales for the brands in the United States. Vanilla Coke sales slipped to 35 million unit cases in 2004 from 90 million unit cases in 2002, while Vanilla Diet Coke sales dropped to 13 million unit cases last year from 23 million unit cases in 2003, according to Beverage Marketing, a beverage research and consulting firm.

Sales of Diet Coke with Lemon have fallen to 9.9 million unit cases in 2004 from 24 million unit cases in 2001, data showed."

Thats a huge drop!!
Dr. Pepper is moving in!!!

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 22

#22: Liberals attempt through judicial activism what they cannot win at the ballot box.
That's why the 9th Circuit is their favorite court, and why the Battle
for the supreme court nominees is such a huge deal.,

And the steamroller continues

Economists Predict Increase in Jobs - Yahoo! News: "The nation's retailers reported solid sales gains for October, a key gauge of activity in service industries posted a big rebound and productivity advanced at the strongest pace in more than a year, according to reports issued Thursday.

And analysts managed to find a silver lining in reports that were less positive, noting that while storm-related job losses kept rising and are now at 514,000, the increases are slowing. They viewed a bigger-than-expected drop in factory orders for September as a temporary setback rather than an indication of more serious problems in manufacturing.

Many of the nation's big retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Costco Wholesale Corp., reported stronger-than-expected sales as the arrival of cold weather boosted demand for winter clothes and falling gasoline prices put shoppers in more of a spending mood. The gains boosted prospects for the holiday shopping season.

Meanwhile, the Institute for Supply Management said the service sector of the economy, where most Americans work, grew at a faster pace in October.

The institute's non-manufacturing index rose to 60 last month, significantly higher than September, when the impact of the hurricanes and surging energy costs had helped push the index down to a reading of 53.3."

We're on a roll!
Also, unemployment will remain around 5%, with is nearly 1/3 of that of most eropean countries.

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 21

#21: Follow the money. When somebody says, "It's not the money," it's always the money

1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.

Everything has a paper trail, esspescially politics, and money is the glue that binds all the groups together.

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Senate's 'Gang of 14' Fractures Over Alito - Yahoo! News

Senate's 'Gang of 14' Fractures Over Alito - Yahoo! News: "WASHINGTON - The 14 centrists who averted a Senate breakdown over judicial nominees last spring are showing signs of splintering on
President Bush's latest nominee for the Supreme Court.

That is weakening the hand of Democrats opposed to conservative judge Samuel Alito and enhancing his prospects for confirmation.

The unity of the seven Democrats and the seven Republicans in the 'Gang of 14' was all that halted a major filibuster fight between GOP leader Bill Frist and Democratic leader Harry Reid earlier this year over Bush's lower court nominees.

The early defection of two of the group's Republicans, Mike DeWine of Ohio and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, could hurt if Democrats decide to attempt a filibuster of Alito, the New Jersey jurist Bush nominated Monday to replace retiring
Sandra Day O'Connor.

If Democrats do filibuster, Frist wants to change the Senate rules to eliminate the delaying tactic — something the centrist group blocked in May."

Wonder why this didn't happen sooner. They should break the cowards up, and confirm Alito.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Arming for Armageddon

Alito Nomination Sets Stage for Ideological Battle: "President Bush nominated U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. to the Supreme Court yesterday, rallying his estranged Republican base back to his side and triggering a torrent of liberal attacks that could foreshadow a bruising ideological showdown over the future of the judiciary.

In effect relaunching the nomination four days after Harriet Miers withdrew under fire, Bush selected a long-standing New Jersey judge with an extensive record of conservative rulings on abortion, federalism, discrimination and religion in public spaces. If confirmed to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the swing vote in recent years, Alito seems likely to shift the court to the right.

Conservative leaders who helped force Miers to pull out Thursday rejoiced at the selection, seeing in Alito the philosophical equivalent of Justice Antonin Scalia. Liberal groups moved instantly onto a war footing and accused Bush of bowing to the most extreme elements of his party. The intensity of the response instantly put Alito at the center of what seems to be the political confirmation battle that both sides have been gearing up to fight for more than a decade."

Why the right was mad about Miers:
1. No record.
2. Not much evience of conservative beliefs.
4. Political choice, a stealth canidate.

Why we support Alito:
1. Long record of justice
2. Long record of conservative beliefs.
3. The Dems HATE him.
4. Not the poltical choice, will bring a fight with the democrats, and one that we will win.

Monday, October 31, 2005

The Red Voice: Reality Check: We're Winning

The Red Voice: Reality Check: We're Winning

"WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2005 – Coalition forces foiled a terrorist ambush in an area northwest of Baghdad late Oct. 29, military officials reported today."

Nice post on the war in Iraq.

Undeniable Truth in Life: Part 19

#19: The only way liberals win national elections is by pretending they're not liberals.

If a liberal campaigns with his true self, I.E. Howard dean, then they don't win the election. Even J. F. Kerry moved away from the left in his campaign, and as we speak, Hilary is distancing herself.

Sorry about the delay, the entire divison of Anti-ignorant warriors was away for a few days, reciving advanced training.

Friday, October 28, 2005

Undeniable Truth in Life part 18

#18: Morality is not defined by individual choice.

If everyone made their own desicions about morality, then we would have no use for laws, and no way to morally enforce them.

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Miers Withdraws Supreme Court Nomination - Yahoo! News

Miers Withdraws Supreme Court Nomination - Yahoo! News

WASHINGTON - Harriet Miers withdrew her nomination to be a Supreme Court justice Thursday in the face of stiff opposition and mounting criticism about her qualifications.

Late breaking coverage from your anti-ignorance warriors!

She was a nice lady, but someone else would have been a better nominie.

Undeniable truths in life: Part 17

#17: There is something wrong when critics say the problem with America is too much religion.

In history, what nation has gone without a faith of any kind? Lets see.. The egyptians? Nope. Persians? Nope. Greeks? Nope. Romans? Not until its collapse. All the barbarian tribes in history, like the Vikings or Mongols? Nope. The British Empire? Nope. America? We've had Christianity since before day 1.

Without a faith, people become angry, bitter, and lack hope. With a faith in a religion, esspesially christianty, the people of an empire are more unitied and stand stronger together, even if it is a different religion. In america, most charities were founded by our churches, and education was originally done by the churches.

Something is indeed wrong, when a critic trys to draw attention to himself by saying their is too much religion.

Israel should be ‘wiped off the map / World / Middle East & Africa - Israel should be ‘wiped off the map’ says Iran:
"Middle EastMahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, Iran’s fundamentalist president, on Wednesday declared that Israel should be “wiped off the map” and warned Arab countries against developing economic ties with Israel in response to its withdrawal from Gaza....
The president told an audience of students there was “no doubt the new wave [of attacks] in Palestine will soon wipe off this disgraceful blot from the face of the Islamic world”.

“Anybody who recognises Israel will burn in the fire of the Islamic nation’s fury,” he said, in remarks aimed at Arab states""

Great. And is it a wonder why Iran is the peak of the Axis of Evil? No. Not only do they support terrorism against the US, the're entire being is devoted to blowing isreal of the earth. With the development of their nuclear aresenal, they won't be at a lack of reasorces to do so either.

Schwarzenegger Vows to Rein in Spending

Schwarzenegger Vows to Rein in Spending: "'They have come to me with ideas like raising the property tax, raising the income tax, raising the taxes on the rich, raising the sales tax, and the tax on gasoline,' the governor said, referring to the Legislature's Democratic leadership, which opposes the initiative.

Schwarzenegger said Democratic leaders 'always want more because they are spending addicts _ they cannot help themselves.'"

And they are a bunch of scared liberal girly men!

Californa needs some fiscal discipline, maybe this iniative has what it takes to get them started on it.

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Save Texas Marriage! Vote AGAINST the Constitutional Amendment

Save Texas Marriage! Vote AGAINST Constitutional Amendment #2!

This site has a bunch of automated phone lines, and called us the other day, essentially saying everything that is on it's site, and ended the call with "God bless you". Well, this caught me off gaurd, and made us suspicious, so I did some reaserch on it, and found this entire thing to be a hoax.

News story
" COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 25 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Attempts in Texas to defeat a constitutional amendment to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman have degenerated to deceptive phone calls and e-mails intended to mislead voters. Focus on the Family Senior Vice President of Government and Public Policy Tom Minnery expressed his outrage that a group supporting same-sex marriage would resort to such tactics.

"We are appalled that the group Save Texas Marriage has undertaken a campaign of blatant misinformation designed to confuse the voters of Texas," Minnery said. "Opponents of the marriage-protection amendment have no effective arguments so they have reverted to lies.""

Which is kind of what I figured from the beginnng.

So if you live in texas, please spread this around. Unwitting voters may be decieved.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Undeniable Truth in Life: Part 15

#16: There is a God.

This requires no explaination. There is a God.

Monday, October 24, 2005

The Earth Can Be Moved: Bomb Scare

The Earth Can Be Moved: Bomb Scare

And now for a story out of the humor section:
Bomb Scare at a Military Academy.

Greenspan replaced


" President Bush named top White House economic adviser Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board on Monday in place of near- legendary Alan Greenspan as the official in closest control of interest rates.

Bernanke instantly announced his first priority would be "to maintain continuity with the policies and policy strategies under the Greenspan era."

" Greenspan, who became chairman in 1987, completes his current term on Jan. 31. By naming a successor more than three months in advance, Bush appeared to be trying to clear the path for a smooth transition."

And now for an obscure media bias that left me scratching my head...
" Greenspan did not speak at the brief announcement ceremony, a sure sign that his power is ebbing. For two decades, it has been his voice that has mattered most in Washington and many capitals around the world when it comes to key economy matters. His pronouncements, famously opaque, are scrutinized carefully for signs of future policy direction."

Whatever... Glad Bush is thinking ahead.

Ties to Saddam and Al Qaeda in the UN - U.S. & World - U.N. Procurement Scandal: Ties to Saddam and Al Qaeda: "It now appears that while doing business with the U.N., IHC had links both to Saddam Hussein’s old sanctions-busting networks, and to a Liechtenstein-based businessman, Engelbert Schreiber, Jr., known among other things for his ties to a figure designated by the U.N. itself as a financier of Al Qaeda (search).

Registered in New York State, with offices in New York City and Milan, IHC has been involved in possibly hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of business with the U.N. since the mid-1990s, serving both as a direct supplier and as a go-between for a wide variety of other contractors. This work has included IHC’s signing or helping to broker contracts for supplies ranging from portable generators to rations for U.N. peacekeeping troops in such trouble spots as West Africa and the Middle East."

What a corrupt organization... The Oil-for-Food program, the so called peace keepers, and now using terrorists

Sunday, October 23, 2005

Double Feature today

Greetings all. I've been busy and have forgotten my duty to aid in the attempt to push back the frontiers of ignorance. To try to attone, I will be presenting the next two truths.

13: If you commit a crime, you are guilty.
This is an easy one. It makes sense(or so I'd hope, otherwise PB and I will have to redouble our efforts >_<)

14: The way to improve schools is not more money. It's introduction of moral and spiritual values, as well as the "4 R's": reading, 'riting, 'rithmatic, and Rush.
More money is not the answer. Alabama's school system showed us that. These suggested principles really would work (although I do realize that Rush is not for everyone, sadly...), but, thanks to a number of things, mostly stemming from our modernist, reletivistic society, the basics of right and wrong, lessons which will stand anyone in better stead than any degree, are outlawed.

Saturday, October 22, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 12

#12: There's a simple way to solve the crime problem: obey the law; punish those who do not.


Friday, October 21, 2005

Big win for gun industry in House

Big win for gun industry in House / Bush says he'll sign bill to shield dealers: "The bill, which the House passed 283-144, now goes to President Bush, who has pledged to sign it into law.

'Our laws should punish criminals who use guns to commit crimes, not law-abiding manufacturers of lawful products,' Bush said in a statement after the legislation passed.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., a staunch supporter of gun control, said the measure would shut the courthouse door to victims.

'I just find it an absolute travesty that these people who are going to be killed (and) maimed by weapons that have been negligently handled (will) have no recourse,' Feinstein said. 'And it's the only industry in America that's this way.'"

This is good. Guns don't kill people, people kill people.
I'm suprised it passed the senate though.

The NRA has done so much more that is useful in this nation then the ACLU, NAALP, and combined.

Undeniable truths in life: Part 11

#11: Poverty is not the root ("rut") cause of crime

Crime is caused by the basic evilness of man, and while poverty can enhance the desperation and amount of this evil, it is not the cause of it.

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Undeniable Truth in Life: Part 10

#10: The 1980s was not a decade of greed but a decade of prosperity - it was the longest period of peacetime growth in American history.

Americans wanting an end to confiscitory taxes under the Carter administration was not greed, but a righting of wrongs. Because of the lower taxes and more friendly buisness enviroment, we had the longest period of growth in american history, argueably stretching even to 1999.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Undeniable Truths: Part 9

#9: Ronald Reagan was the greatest president of the twentieth century.

He was voted the Greatest American (although I still think that Winston Churchill should have been it), did the most against Communism of any president (a true cancer upon the world) and had a great sense of humor. Ronald Reagan was a true and good leader, and the world is a better place for the 90+ years he was on it.

Saddam brought to trial

BREITBART.COM - Just The News: "Saddam Hussein went on trial Wednesday for a massacre of his fellow Iraqis, turning immediately argumentative and challenging the legitimacy of the court as he appeared before a five-judge panel in the former headquarters of his Baath Party two years after his capture.

Saddam and seven former members of his regime face charges of murder, torture, forced expulsion and illegal imprisonment for a 1982 massacre of nearly 150 Shiites in the town of Dujail. They could face the death penalty _ by hanging _ if they are convicted."

Pretty steep charges.

"I hope he is executed, and that anyone who suffered can take a piece of his flesh," said Shanan, who was imprisoned during Saddam's rule, as was Sabiha and several of their sons."

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Ilegal immigrants to be expelled

BREITBART.COM - Just The News: "Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said his department aims without exception to expel all those who enter the United States illegally.

'Our goal at DHS (Homeland Security) is to completely eliminate the 'catch and release' enforcement problem, and return every single illegal entrant, no exceptions."

BRAVO!!! Lets enforece our laws!!!

" Chertoff's remarks in favor of returning "every illegal entrant, no exceptions""


Undenialbe truth of life 8

#8: The most beautiful thing about a tree is what you do with it after you cut it down.

Of course who wants to live in styrafoam houses or have cloth diapers.
Who want to do homework on slate whithout a pencil.

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Undenable Truth in Life, Part 7

#7: Character matters; leadership descends from character.

A leader with character is much more effective then a leader who mearly has a facade of charisma. Washington, Lincoln, Houston, and Reagan all had a huge depth of character, where a leader like Santa Anna or Napoelan were only leading for personal gain.

A person with character will rise above the rest of the group, and often lead them forward, even if it is not in a formal leadership role, it can happen from undernieth.
With character, the leader can survive the difficult time, without it, the facade crumbles.

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Undeniable Truths in Life: Part 6

The Earth's eco-system is not fragile.

The Earth is made up of a bunch of different living organisms bent on survival, as well as a whole lot more micro-things bent on doing exactly what they do, (decomposing stuff) which is to keep conditions safe for the living organisms. They are designed with some "wiggle room" if you will, so that, should the need arise, they can move out of danger, or make things safer again. No amount of pollution or "global warming" *scoffs* will change this.

No new truths on Sunday. We've given you enough. Go reflect on these truths and come back for more Monday.

Friday, October 14, 2005

Undinable Truths in Life: Part 5

#5: There is no such thing as a New Democrat.

If you think about, most democrats have had the same platform for 60 years. Race, poverty, and peace.

Not much new!

Thursday, October 13, 2005

Sold Out: Politics: Why I believe what I believe

Sold Out: Politics: Why I believe what I believe

Excellent post on why the republican platforms fit the bible. I have it from a good source it is part of a series too.
Take the time to read it, its worth it.

Bloggers Seek to Mix Faith and the Internet - Politics - Bloggers Seek to Mix Faith and the Internet:

"In terms of the strength of the group as a political force, Christian bloggers don't just talk religion. They spend much of their time discussing current politics, including the nomination of White House counsel Harriet Miers (search) to succeed Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (search), abortion, intelligent design, the use of 'under God' in the classroom and where the Ten Commandments should or shouldn't be placed, among other topics.

But while blogging is generally considered a simple form of Web communication, the emerging movement of God-blogging is looking for a clearer definition of itself and what path it should take."

Why this is suprisesing, I don't know. Christians are a powerful political force elsewhere, why not here?

Undeniable truths in life: Part 4

#4: Evidence refutes liberalism.

When has liberalism acctually worked?
Never. So why so we still pursue it? Because we are thinking with our hearts, not our heads.

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Undeniable truths in life: Part 3

#3: No nation has ever taxed itself into prosperity.

Pretty obvious, really. With the citizens earnings being confinscated by the government, not much can go back into the economy. One of the downfalls of the Roman Empire was the taxes placed on the outlying regions, which made the tribes a lttle hacked off, having to fund a war on the other side of their world..
Government cannot create prosperity, it allows it by not getting in the way.

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Bond James Bond

They are making another bond movie i hope that they make it clean eough for me to see.

Aptly enough for the world's most famous spy, the decision on who replaces Pierce Brosnan as the next James Bond remains a mystery just weeks, possibly days, ahead of an official announcement

Police smash huge European people-smuggling ring

Police smash huge European people-smuggling ring:

"British police arrested seven people suspected of leading one of Europe's largest human smuggling rackets in a series of dawn raids on Tuesday.
Eleven others were held for related offences.
The arrests followed a two-year investigation into the ring which smuggled illegal immigrants, predominantly from Turkey, into London from mainland Europe. Police forces from five other countries were also involved."

Yay. Our British counterparts are cracking down on crime! We should do the same for illeagle immigration.

Undeniable Truth of Life: Part 2

#2: The vast majority of the rich in this country did not inherit their wealth; they earned it. They are the country's achievers, producers, and job creators.

Small businesses are becoming more and more common. As these businesses grow, they will eventually become big businesses, possibly rating a highrise office complex, and eventually rising to the level of Corporate Empire. Americans, for the most part, are ambitious hard workers, unlike, say, the oil tycoons in the Middle East who simply sit around, dictate policy and let the money come pouring in from oil wells that they hardly ever visit.

(Oil Tycoon would be a very cool computer game)

Monday, October 10, 2005

Oil Prices Drop


If we built more refineries, the cost would be even less!


Hey, I was "tagged" by Hannah from Sold Out. I'm supposed to name either my 23rd post, which was an AGE ago, or I can post my 5 favorite songs. I choose songs:

1. Augies Great municipal Band: John Williams, the phantom Menace
2. The Raiders March: John Williams, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.
3. The Battle of the Heros: John Williams, The Revenge of the Sith
4. The Incredits: Micheal Giacchino, the Incredibles
5. Taco Bell Cannon: The Amazin Blues, Wasting our parents money.

I now tag Marshall Sherman, Durandal, GUNZ, and theearthcanbemoved

Undeniable truths in life: Part 1

#1: There is a distinct singular American culture - rugged individualism and self-reliance - which made America great.

Hey, what other place in the world has come so far, so fast, in such a short time? Nowhere. After less then 200 years, America was, and still is on top of the world. Why? Because Americans are self-reliant and willing to strike out on their own. The Pioneers, the gold miners, the cowboys, and the businessman of today, all wanted to make it on their own, and in doing so, created a better nation for the rest of us.

The culture of "I can do it" is different then any other nation, and we are better because of it.

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Pushing Back the Frontiers of Ignorance: A new offensive

starting tomorrow, we will post a daily series known as "Undeniable Truths in Life". One undeniable point will be presented and explained each day, for the next 45 days.

We will continue or regular efforts with current events as usual for the duration of the series.

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Gimme your home: Round III

Landowners must yield to ballpark - Nation/Politics - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper:

"[DC] City officials said they expect to file court documents to take over at least some of the 21-acre site in the coming weeks and have $97 million set aside to buy the properties and help landowners relocate.
The city made offers to all 23 landowners on the site last month but received no response from 10.
'We think there are some that we'll have good-faith negotiations with,' said Steve Green, director of development in the office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development. 'There are some we haven't heard from at all.'
Many property owners on the site said the city's offers are inadequate. Others are suing the city on the grounds that it has no right to use eminent domain to acquire land at the site, despite a Supreme Court ruling affirming the right of municipal governments to take private property for the purpose of economic development.
In April, the city notified property owners on the site that they would be required to move out by Dec. 31."

The Kelo v. New London case is going down as the absolute worst Supream Court Descion in history, arguably worse then Roe v. Wade.
Without the rights to own anything, whats the difference between us and the commies???

Friday, October 07, 2005

War on Terror: This time, its personal.

Bush Says 10 Plots by Al Qaeda Were Foiled:

"The radical movement, he said, goes beyond 'isolated acts of madness,' animated by a coherent philosophy akin to Soviet Communism and Nazi fascism with the goal to 'establish a radical Islamic empire that spans from Spain to Indonesia.'

'While the killers choose their victims indiscriminately, their attacks serve a clear and focused ideology, a set of beliefs and goals that are evil but not insane,' the president said. The disruption of some plots, he said, means that 'the enemy is wounded but the enemy is still capable of global operations.'

Bush singled out Syria and Iran for condemnation, calling them 'allies of convenience' of Islamic radicals 'with a long history of collaboration with terrorists' and saying they 'deserve no patience from the victims of terror.' He rebuffed calls to withdraw from Iraq, dismissing the 'dangerous illusion' that pulling out would make the United States safer. And he rejected the argument that the Iraq war has only fostered terrorism, a position taken even by some in government."

Ok, now we can finally identify the enemys goals, and shove the politically correct blather out the window.

"Two sources familiar with intelligence information said the West Coast plot targeted the tallest building in Los Angeles, since renamed the US Bank Tower, and involved Malaysian militants and Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, who was captured in 2003. Previous reports on Mohammed's interrogations in custody said that before Sept. 11 he mapped out an attack on the tower that was later aborted.

The seven foreign plots said to be disrupted by the United States and its partners included plans to strike London's Heathrow Airport using hijacked planes, to hit ships in the Persian Gulf region and the Straits of Hormuz, to attack Westerners in Karachi, Pakistan, and to set off multi-target explosions in Britain.

The five "casings and infiltrations" in the United States involve better-known cases, such as the capture of Iyman Faris, who was accused of exploring the destruction of the Brooklyn Bridge and ultimately pleaded guilty to providing material support to al Qaeda. Another involved a man sent to scout gas stations in the United States, an apparent reference to Majid Khan, who was reportedly assigned by Mohammed to explore simultaneous bombings of gas stations."

Heheh! We're stoping them at home and abroad.