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Thursday, May 31, 2007

True Conservatism, Clearly Stated

George Will’s column in the Washington Post puts conservatism and liberalism into perspective.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Anti-Christian Politics is Ahistorical

We have never had an atheistic President, though Franklin Roosevelt’s secular, socialist leanings took him perilously close to atheism.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Good Fences, Good Neighbors?

How can we expect illegals to obey complicated registration and naturalization provisions in the proposed immigration bill when we fail to enforce the most fundamental provisions of the law?

Monday, May 28, 2007

Spend to the End

As an illustrative example of debasing the dollar, described in Exporting Inflation to China, see Robert Novak’s piece about high-ranking Democratic Congressman Jack Murtha’s recent actions.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 05/28 at 05:07 PM
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Unexpected Benefits of Adversity

What seems to be a disaster may be God’s way of prodding us into action to accomplish larger goals.

Exporting Inflation to China

Our failure to maintain a sound currency guarantees a trade imbalance with China and threatens a repetition of the stagflation of the 1970s.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 05/28 at 12:13 AM
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Friday, May 25, 2007

NYC Cares Enough to Make You Do Right

See Maggie’s Farm for a tongue-in-cheek posting that captures the true spirit of liberal-Progressive-socialism.

To paraphrase the old American Express card advertising slogan, “Don’t leave home without consulting your socialist intellectual council.”

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Common Sense From a Liberal

Read former Senator Bob Kerry’s op-ed piece on the Iraq war in the Wall Street Journal.

Liberal Pyromaniacs

Liberals behave like a pyromaniac who sets fire to his own house, then is angered because the rest of the family try to salvage their possessions and escape from the blaze.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 05/22 at 09:39 PM
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Monday, May 21, 2007

Iraq - A Current Reassessment

Jeff Lukens summarizes General Barry McCaffrey’s analysis.