History Surfing, Data Mining and Dictionary Diving

Language is very key to understanding the American Progressive mindset.  Dewey, among others, believed that you could be controlled by controlling the language you use. According to Dewey, if you do not have the proper word for something, you will not or cannot think about it.  Therefore, if certain words are removed from your vocabulary,…

My Hero

Did you see this? Father Denies Little Girl ‘Make-A-Wish‘ Disney Dream Saying She’s Not Sick Enough The Sentinel-Tribune reports that even though McKenna won’t be officially considered cancer free until five years from now, her father, William May, said that he thinks the money would be better used on other children. “I think it should…

Homeland Security: the American Gestapo

You say you object to the use of the term?  TOUGH!  It fits.  Or don’t you care that this violates the Constitution AND Posse Comitates Act? (incidentally, this is yet another abuse of our civil rights in which Bush W has his hands dirty). Texas Lawmaker: Drones Will ‘Dominate the Skies in the U.S.’ by…

The Corruption of the Left

How many more times do we have to see evidence that this President is breaking the law and violating the Constitution before someone actually DEMANDS that justice be served? ‘We Have Documented Coordination’: Media Matters Head Also Runs Pro-Obama Super PAC “We have documented coordination between Brock and the White House, and yet he’s also…

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEMOGRAPHIC

Frank barely heard the soft, arrhythmic tapping on the front door over the bedlam of the cartoon show Davey and his friend were watching. He picked up the pistol, which lay on the table between his beer and ashtray. The young ones ignored him as he stood up, walked over to the door and put his eye to…

Back on the Slippery Slope of Logan’s Run

Have you seen this story? Medical Ethicist Says ‘Sanctity of Life Law Has Gone Too Far’ — Law Should Allow Some Patients to be Dehydrated to Death A recent editorial in the British Medical Journal has pro-lifers up in arms over an ethicist’s suggestion that keeping some patients alive would lead to depleting ”severely resource limited healthcare…

WARNING: FBI Admits National Security Compromised by Political Correctness

Report: FBI Did Not Investigate Fort Hood Shooter Due to Political Correctness Despite Clear Warning Signs WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI was too concerned about political correctness and did not launch an investigation into a man who was later charged with killing 13 people in the 2009 attack in Fort Hood, Texas, despite significant warning…

Witness Obama Supporters Suffer a Break from Reality

What do you call it when your supporters accuse a man of lying when all he has done is quote you and your own official transcripts back him up? Obama Ad Accuses Romney of ‘Launching a False Attack’ for Quoting Obama President Obama’s reelection campaign accuses Mitt Romney of distorting the president’s words, by showing…

Stop Alan Grayson – Vote For Mark Oxner

Florida Dictrict 9 voters, please vote for Mark Oxner. Mark Oxner is running for Congress in Florida’s new District 9 against Alan “Die Quickly” Grayson. Oxner is a true conservative and understands the dangers of progressive liberals like Grayson. Grayson and his progressive cronies think government is always the solution. From healthcare to micro-managing your neighborhood’s lemonade…

Site Note: New Link – FindTheData.org

All: I received this email from a student at UCSB named Paul Orsag. Hi there, I’m a senior at the University of California, Santa Barbara and an intern at FindTheData.org, where I helped develop new resources that allows users to compare different aspects of history and politics. I think that these comparisons would be useful and interesting references for…

Points to Ponder LXII

Think of something you have seen, heard or read about our political leaders saying or doing that you thought was proof that they were stupid or incompetent or both?  Think of something that angered you because it made absolutely no sense.  Now consider these words: “In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happened, you…

There’s Nothing But Political Prisoners At Club Gitmo

One of those political prisoners is alleged to have blown up a bus load of Israeli tourists. The Daily Mail says that the homicide bomber was a former Gitmo jihadi: Suspected suicide bomber who killed Israeli tourists in Bulgaria bus bombing previously spent two years in Guantanamo Bay before being released without charge The man behind the attack at Burgas airport is believed…

File Under Global Citizenry

Have you seen this? USDA partnering with Mexico to boost food stamp participation The Mexican government has been working with the United States Department of Agriculture to increase participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps. USDA has an agreement with Mexico to promote American food assistance programs, including food stamps, among…

Points to ponder LXI

The story: Unions Should Learn From Russian Communists & Italian Anarchists — Says TV Host Gonzalez began by referencing third world immigrant labor in America and noting their valuable experiences when it comes to fighting for workers rights: “You have no idea what they have gone through in their own country, what kind of struggles they already…

Points to Ponder LX

Have you seen this? TSA Allowed 25 Illegal Aliens to Attend Mass. Flight School Owned By Illegal Alien A glaring loophole in government regulation that allows people on the no-fly list to learn how to fly was uncovered during a hearing on Wednesday. Now, unbelievably,  it appears the federal government has also been approving flight…

File this one Under “Duh!”

Here’s the story: Teenagers ‘can be corrupted’ by Hollywood sex scenes Watching sex scenes in Hollywood films can make children more promiscuous and sexually active from a younger age, a new study has suggested. And the “proper” reaction:   [Note to Kells: I thought of that clip 😉 ]

THIS is why the Founders did NOT Allow Corporations

This is going to be short and sweet.  Here’s the story: In Its First Action, Consumer Bureau Takes Aim at Capital One The regulatory actions, totaling $210 million including fines to authorities, take aim at one of the financial industry’s growing profit centers and increasingly controversial practices. Several other banks, including Bank of America, JPMorgan…