"No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and Virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders." --Samuel Adams

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Want to Get Rich? Work for the Feds
The Washington Examiner
...In other words, federal workers are paid on average salaries that are twice as generous as those in the private sector, and they receive benefits that are four times greater...

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

How Mexico Treats Illegal Aliens
by Michelle Malkin
...Law enforcement officials at all levels -- by national mandate -- must cooperate to enforce immigration laws, including illegal alien arrests and deportations. The Mexican military is also required to assist in immigration enforcement operations. Native-born Mexicans are empowered to make citizens' arrests of illegal aliens and turn them in to authorities...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Why Left Talks about "White" Tea Parties
by Dennis Prager
...no real exploration of almost any important issue in American life is possible as long as the Left focuses on the race, gender and class of those who hold differing positions. And that will not happen. For when the Left stops attacking people and starts arguing positions, we will see what the Left most fears: blacks and Hispanics at tea parties.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Google Street View logs WiFi Networks, Mac Addresses
by Andrew Orlowski
...Google's uniquely cavalier approach to privacy, and its potential ability to cross reference the information raises additional concerns. Google CEO Eric Schmidt recently said internet users shouldn't worry about privacy unless they have something to hide. And when there's nowhere left to hide...?

Saturday, April 24, 2010

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Friday, April 09, 2010

Mexico and the Failed State Revisited
by George Friedman
Ultimately, Mexico is a failed state only if you accept the idea that its goal is to crush the smugglers. If, on the other hand, one accepts the idea that all of Mexican society benefits from the inflow of billions of American dollars (even though it also pays a price), then the Mexican state has not failed — it is following a rational strategy to turn a national problem into a national benefit.
More: Mexico--The Struggle for Balance

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Black Conservative Tea Party Backers Take Heat
by Valerie Bauman
They've been called Oreos, traitors and Uncle Toms, and are used to having to defend their values. Now black conservatives are really taking heat for their involvement in the mostly white tea party movement—and for having the audacity to oppose the policies of the nation's first black president...

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Health Care for CPAs
by Bruce Bialosky
...Once you realize that the IRS will be adding 16,500 new agents to enforce our “Health Care” laws, you’ll begin to understand what this whole fight was about. It has very little to do with your health, and a lot to do with control of your life...
Why a Town in Iowa Sought to Abolish Good Friday
by Dennis Prager
...What is significant is that the civil rights commission and the city administrator of an American city -- a heartland city -- would recommend that Good Friday be replaced by the meaningless "Spring Holiday." It is significant for these reasons...

Sunday, April 04, 2010

Remembering The Ultimate Victory
Obama Removes Jesus from Easter Message
by Vince Haley
...if a president wants to water down religious beliefs in an attempt to find a synthesized religion of the ‘family of man’, you end up removing Christ from Easter, which is, strangely, exactly what President Obama did today in his Easter message. Is this the first American president to dechristianize Easter?

Friday, April 02, 2010

Remembering The Ultimate Saving Sacrifice

Today, On Good Friday, Here's Why I Remain Catholic

by Elizabeth Scalia
...The darkness within my church is real, and it has too often gone unaddressed. The light within my church is also real, and has too often gone unappreciated. A small minority has sinned, gravely, against too many. Another minority has assisted or saved the lives of millions...