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Entries from September 2009

You Know It’s Bad When the French Call You A Wuss…

September 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments

French President Sarkozy, as reported by Breitbart’s “President Obama dreams of a world without weapons … but right in front of us two countries are doing the exact opposite. “Iran since 2005 has flouted five security council resolutions. North Korea has been defying council resolutions since 1993. “I support the extended hand of the […]

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Tags: Diplomacy · Foreign Policy

Lefties Invade Nevada – Via My Answering Machine!

September 24th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Today when I got home from work, the following pre-recorded message was on my answering machine: Hello.  This is a message from Accountable America. Why is the recession and increased unemployment dragging on?  We need to ask our Congressman Dean Heller.  He voted against spending money to put America back to work.  Congressman Heller voted […]

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Tags: Campaign '10 · Economy · Nevada Politics

Over-Inflated Cheese Heads

September 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Wisconsin Legislature is preparing for disaster!  I wonder if they could rent out Dick Cheney’s old Secret Bunker… The [Wisconsin] Legislature is getting ready to pass a bill that allows lawmakers to designate secret successors.  The bill would allow each legislator to name three to seven successors. They would come into play if an […]

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Tags: Big Government · Silliness

Conservatism, Race, and Jimmy Carter

September 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

For a long time, I’ve believed that Jimmy Carter was a decent man at some point in the past who was in over his head as president, did good things for charities, and had grown bitter and stupid with age.  Certainly, I believed his behavior in the last few years has been reprehensible, but accepted […]

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Tags: Jimmy Carter · Principles · Race

Who Has the Credibility?

September 6th, 2009 · 5 Comments

On the one hand, you have a group of Americans spending their time and money to demand that the government give them more of other people’s money. On the other hand, you have another group spending their time and money to demand that the government give them less of other people’s money. Hmm. Something to […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

Who’s “The Man” at Burning Man?

September 3rd, 2009 · 10 Comments

Burning Man is underway, and right now there are thousands of people partying in the desert and taking pictures of them and their friends with their own cameras of the event.  And despite their illusions of freedom, they don’t own a single one of those pictures.  Not really. But the Government of Black Rock City […]

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Tags: 1st Amendment · Burning Man · Corporations · Culture · Hippies · Liberals · Principles