Monthly Archives: January 2007

Preparing the Way for Tyranny

Yeah, I know, this is a strong post, but that, inevitably is where President Bush is leading us. The NYT details how he published an executive order attaching a political appointee to every federal agency. This appointee supervises the writing … Continue reading

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What Is Chavez Up To?

Hugo Chavez would be pretty funny if he weren’t a dictator in charge of Venezuala. He weighs in today on the likelihood that he will seize private property. Says there is no way he will do it. Of course the … Continue reading

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Housing Goes Bust Watch

News from the Carolinas on the housing bust. This is the tip of the iceberg really, but it is where speculation has been the most rampant that cracks are first seen. Notice that the local banks are the most affected … Continue reading

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Slippery Slope Watch

Two films at the Sundance Film Festival are reviewed here by Kathleen Parker. On down the slippery slope we careen, patting ourselves on the back about how “wise” it is to push the boundaries of “art.” Yeah, right. I can … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory

Oil Spikes on U.S. Plan to Double Strategic Reserves – so says one of today’s headlines. Now I ask you, why would George Bush suddenly feel the need to double the strategic oil reserves? I say one of two reasons. … Continue reading

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Bush Administration Goes Realpolitik!

Well, well, well, is the Bush administration for democracy or against democracy. Read these two news articles and find out for yourself that, all of the sudden, “freedom” and “democracy” have taken a back seat to “stability.” This sounds to … Continue reading

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Cashing Out – Or – More People Acting Stupidly

Need more evidence of the eminent demise of housing prices? Cashing Out is a perfect example of people acting (mostly) stupidly. They are refinancing their homes AT HIGHER INTEREST RATES while taking out extra money, i.e. using their house as … Continue reading

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