Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Let Us Honor Brave Men.

With the poor words that we write here we try to offer some comfort to the grieving families of the men of the Sego Mine. We honor their service to our country in doing a dangerous job. May they find eternal peace in the arms of a loving God.
Say Yes! to Abramoff.

As reported by the Detroit Free Press:

"Former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and associate Michael Scanlon
encouraged an American Indian tribe in Michigan to make big political
contributions. At least seven Michigan members of Congress benefited...

Here's a look at the Michigan connections of Abramoff:

Contributions to Michigan congressional members (all since 1999):
(Rep. David) Camp (R-Midland), $35,500; Rep. Dale Kildee, D-Flint, $19,000; (Debbie) Stabenow (D) $5,000; Carl Levin (D), $2,000; Rep. Sander Levin, D-Royal Oak, $4,000; and Rep. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, $2,000."

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Let the Chips Fall.

Jack Abramoff cops a plea today, and will start singing a Who's Who of Congresscritter Corruption. And let every one of them, Republican and Democrat alike, have their heads handed to them. And if one of them dares to claim discipleship to the Reagan doctrine of smaller government, let that one be buried up to the chest next to a hill of fire ants. This just stinks.

Glenn Reynolds offers his opinion.

Monday, January 02, 2006

Current Reading:

River of Doubt, by Candice Millard.

Wither the West?

The New Criterion's latest issue addresses the throat-baring by Western intellectuals to Islamofacism. This exerpt from Roger Kimball's essay:

Here is the novelty: Our new enemies are not political enemies in any
traditional sense, belligerent in the service of certain interests of their own.
Their belligerence is focused rather on the very existence of an alternative to
their vision of beatitude, namely on Western democracy and its commitment to
individual freedom and economic prosperity. I return to Hussein Massawi: “We are
not fighting so that you will offer us something. We are fighting to eliminate

And to oppose this threat the intelligensia offers Cindy Sheehan, Michael Moore, and Noam Chomsky.