Archives for: January 2006

Democratic response to State of the Union

In his response to the State of the Union message, Democratic Virgina Governor Tim Kaine leaves no doubt that he is in fact a Democrat, although a relative moderate. He harps on WMDs not being found in Iraq. (I'm glad he did that; it's a sure loser fo… more »

Experts' opinion on Republican problems

For the second year, I had the opportunity to attend the Leadership Program of the Rockies' annual retreat at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, CO. This annual event is truly great...both the content and the people you meet there, not to mention t… more »

ExxonMobil's profits should make them nervous

see "Exxon Mobil Sees Record Profit for U.S. Co." (AP via Yahoo, 1/30/06) http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/060130/earns_exxon_mobil.html?.v=6 ExxonMobil reported a quarterly profit of $10.7 billion, and an annual profit of over $36 billion, both records for a… more »

Democrats continue to embarrass themselves regarding Judge Alito

At every level, from TV talking heads to senior Senators, liberal Democrats continue to demonstrate that they understand neither Republicans nor the Constitution. While he's not the only Democrat I've heard say this, let me pick on Juan Williams, a re… more »

A little perspective

Hello all, I'm away from home today, taking a much-needed day off/out with Kristen and Lili. I thought I would leave you with a bit of perspective, which I got in an e-mail from my mother a few days back: A LITTLE PERSPECTIVE Pythagorean theore… more »

Hamas victory a win-win situation

Despite their position as unreconstructed terrorist and anti-Semites, Hamas’ victory in the Palestinian elections is likely a win-win situation, at least in the long run. Before I continue, let me make it clear that if every member of Hamas died a pai… more »

No more free maps for illegals

see "Mexico nixes border maps for migrants" (Washington Times, 1/27/06) http://washingtontimes.com/national/20060126-115358-8412r.htm After an outcry from the US Government, the Mexican government has pulled back from a plan to give Mexicans free map… more »

BB&T corporation takes a stand against eminent domain abuse

Thanks to the Institute for Justice (www.ij.org) for this interesting news release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: John E. Kramer or Lisa Knepper January 25, 2006 (703)… more »

City Journal article on the left's assault on free speech

The linked article is a long but excellent discussion of the risks to bloggers and to citizens in general from an over-reacing Federal Election Commission, and the logical conclusion of the McCain-Feingold laws which should have been, but weren't, ruled… more »

GM earnings

see "General Motors Posts Big Loss, Shares Dip" (AP via Yahoo, 1/26/06) http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/060126/earns_gm.html?.v=10 GM lost $4.8 billion in the last quarter...that's $53 million per day! It's amazing that the stock is still trading where it… more »
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