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A Nation of Entitlements

August 2008
Getting Spending Under Control
From The Heritage Foundation (free DVD, scroll down)       
It's a small world, all right. But big government spending on entitlements gives that old saw new meaning. 

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Energy Freedom Day Is Coming

August 8, 2008
Congress Should Let Restrictions on Offshore Oil Production Lapse
Ben Lieberman WebMemo #2016
 The Heritage Foundation

The clock is ticking on the congressional moratorium on access to billions of barrels of domestic oil beneath American waters. President Bush already ...

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Obama's Preemptive Indignation

August 8, 2008
City Journal
Nicholas Wapshott 
For a postracial candidate, he sure takes offense easily

What does the recent brouhaha about race in the presidential election tell us about Barack Obama? On the one hand, the scuffle has revealed him as more ruthless and cynical than he might like to ...

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Fifty First Negotiations

August 7, 2008
by Barry Rubin
For those who don't know, "Fifty First Dates" is a comedy film undistinguished except by its brilliant premise. It describes the dilemma of a man in love with a woman who has short-term memory loss. Each day she forgets she has ever met him and he must start the ...

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The Really Inconvenient Truths

August 8, 2008
By Janet Levy

The Really Inconvenient Truths
By Iain Murray
Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2008
323 pp., $27.95

In The AustralianJuly 18, scientist David Evans - a self-described, former global warming alarmist who previously developed Australia's carbon accounting model ...

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Democrats Impede U.S. on Energy

Democrats Impede U.S. on Energy

August 8, 2008
By Rick Santorum

It's the gas prices, stupid.
Every politician knows Americans want relief at the pump for their own sake and the sake of the broader economy. The Senate's continued inaction on this issue provides an insight into how the two parties hope to appeal to anxious ...

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Solzhenitsyn and the Struggle for Russia's Soul

Solzhenitsyn and the Struggle for Russia's Soul

August 5, 2008
By George Friedman
Stratfor Geopolitical Intelligence Report

There are many people who write history. There are very few who make history through their writings. Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who died this week at the age of 89, was one of them.

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The Three Amigos

The Three Amigos

by Chuck Baldwin
August 5, 2008

Both Republican Party Presidential candidate John McCain and Democrat Party Presidential candidate Barack Obama recently spoke at the annual convention of the National Council of La Raza. I'm sure most readers understand that "La Raza" is Spanish for "The Race."


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Obama Admits to Oil Addiction, Seeks Treatment

Obama Admits to Oil Addiction, Seeks Treatment

by Scott Ott for ScrappleFace
(2008-08-04) — Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, just hours after accusing his fellow citizens of being addicted to oil, admitted he has suffered the same condition since his teenage years.

“I confess that I frequently abused petroleum-based ...

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