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Memorial Day

Monday, May 25th, 2009

by John Campbell | Irvine & D.C.

The origins of Memorial Day can be traced far back into American history. By order of General John A. Logan, ‘Decoration Day’ was first widely observed by Americans in 1868. On this day, citizens, friends, and family would decorate the graves of fallen Civil War soldiers to honor their [...]

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Where Are Liberals Hatched?

Monday, May 25th, 2009

From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

I used to be what I thought was a liberal.  If, at the time, anyone had asked me to explain myself, I would have said that I opposed Jim Crow laws, that I believed workers [...]

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Budget Solutions-The Next Step

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

by Ray Haynes Temecula

If there is any problem with government budgeting, it is how the government budgeting analysts approach their job. They always (not sometimes, not once in a while, not even frequently, but always) start the budget discussions with what they spent last year on a program by program basis. Take a [...]

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Warnings from the Left Coast

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

by Tom McClintock | Sacramento and D.C

A generation ago, California exemplified its nickname, the Golden State. State spending was less than half per capita, inflation-adjusted, what it is today. Its debt-service ratio was less than a third.

Yet Californians enjoyed one of the finest highway systems in the world and one of the finest public [...]

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by Ray Haynes Temecula

Everyone talks about solutions to the budget.  I want to put a few out there based on real numbers.  The first thing to do is to look at real numbers, from an historical perspective, to determine what to do.  Our left wing friends don’t want to look at real numbers, and [...]

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No Time for Gloating

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

by Ray Haynes Temecula

What happened yesterday was a good thing.  For too long, Sacramento has acted with contempt for the will of the voters, forgetting that the one-fortieth or one-eightieth of the state the Democrat legislator represents, after having been elected by less that 30% of the voters in that district (usually in the [...]

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

No RX Tindamax, by J. F. Kelly, 750mg Tindamax, Jr. Tindamax craiglist, | Coronado

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This surrender to the ultra-liberal wing’s lust for revenge may well have been the point at which he lost most of whatever bi-partisan support for his policies remained. He certainly lost mine, Tindamax canada. Up to that point, Tindamax coupon, I was urging that we all rally around the new president. No RX Tindamax, This turnaround was not Mr. Obama’s first as president, nor will it likely be his last, Tindamax australia. Actually governing, Tindamax ebay, as he has found, is much harder than campaigning. He has changed his mind on military tribunals, Tindamax india, wiretapping and the time table for withdrawal from Iraq. 250mg Tindamax, If this keeps up, he will soon displace John Kerry as the king of flip-flop.

No one has been more shrill and strident in condemning the policies of Mr, No RX Tindamax. Bush than House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 20mg Tindamax, queen of the ultra-liberals. Tindamax paypal, Lately she has led the chorus against the interrogation policies of the Bush administration. It is beautifully ironic, then, Tindamax usa, that she now finds herself in the frying pan over her allegations that she and other members of Congress were “misled” by the CIA about interrogation methods in use, Tindamax japan, specifically waterboarding, at a briefing in September 2002.

CIA Director Leon Panetta promptly and vigorously disagreed saying that CIA officers were candid and truthful in briefing members of Congress, 10mg Tindamax. No RX Tindamax, Mr. Panetta said that “it is not our policy or practice to mislead Congress” and that it “is against our laws and our values” to do so. 30mg Tindamax, Pelosi’s claim that she was never told that waterboarding was being used was also contradicted by other Democratic members of Congress and by members of her own staff. Ms. Pelosi’s response was a pathetic attempt to placate the CIA by saying: “My criticism of the manner in which the Bush administration did not appropriately inform Congress is separate from my respect for those in the intelligence community who work to keep our country safe.” Say what, 200mg Tindamax.

Anti-war ultra-liberals have made a very big deal out of accusing Mr, No RX Tindamax. Bush of lying about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Tindamax uk, This was a baseless charge, of course, given that Congress had access to the same intelligence that the executive branch had at the time, Tindamax us. But that didn’t matter to the Bush bashers, 150mg Tindamax, of course. How fitting, therefore, Tindamax mexico, that chief liberal cheerleader and Bush basher, Tindamax overseas, Ms. No RX Tindamax, Pelosi is now caught up in a “misstatement” of her own, refuted by members of her party and staff. If she and other members of Congress knew of and condoned these policies, shouldn’t they be investigated and perhaps prosecuted, 100mg Tindamax.

Have you noticed that since the president flip-flopped on the issue of investigating Bush interrogation policymakers, 40mg Tindamax, there has been a noticeable toning down of rhetoric on this subject. Could it be that members of Congress now fear that they could be vulnerable, too?  It brings to mind the well-known advice for people who live in glass houses, 50mg Tindamax. Not only were members of Congress briefed on interrogation tactics as early as 2002, it seems that some of them, including Ms. Pelosi, wondered on the record if we were doing enough to extract information from terrorists that could save lives, No RX Tindamax. Whether such investigations go forward or not, and in my opinion they should not, Ms. Pelosi should be held accountable for what is politely being called her “misstatements.’

The cruelest form of torture in my view is forcing the American public to put up with the disingenuousness of anti-war ultra-liberals seeking to discredit Bush and Cheney by any means they can discern or invent. Harsh interrogation methods, including sleep deprivation, threats, discomfort and humiliation do not constitute torture simply because human rights activists say they do. Moreover, assertions that such methods are not successful are very debatable. No RX Tindamax, If a person is frightened enough, he may well feel compelled to disclose all he knows out of fear of being caught in a lie. CRO

copyright 2009 J.F. Kelly, Jr. J.F. Kelly, Jr. is a retired Navy Captain and bank executive who writes on current events and military subjects. He is a resident of Coronado, California.

My advice to amateur torture critics is to stop redefining torture and to leave interrogation methods to experts. American lives may depend on it. Meanwhile, try to get over your hatred of Bush and Cheney. It’s clouding your memory and judgment.

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What Now Governor?

Monday, May 18th, 2009

by Ray Haynes Temecula

I remember a meeting the Governor had with Assembly Republicans right after the 2005 special election debacle.  Remember that one?  The Governor raised millions of dollars for some mediocre initiatives (and one good one, elimination of agency fee), spent that money on mediocre ads prepared by mediocre consultants, who gave him [...]

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Proposition 13 Is the Bogeyman, Again

Monday, May 18th, 2009

by Jon Coupal | Sacramento

Even before this week’s historic special election, the same people and interests which drove California off the financial cliff are, once again, placing blame on Proposition 13. Several anti-Prop. 13 bills have already been introduced in the California Legislature to chip away at the measure’s critical protections. At the Howard Jarvis [...]

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From ExileStreet.com

by Burt Prelutsky | Los Angeles

I’m not of the opinion that a person has to be perfect in order to point out the failings of others, but liberals take it to such an extreme that you have to wonder if [...]

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