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Should prohibition become a new amendment (again) to the Constitution?

I like to argue big issues, especially ideology. Should we reintroduce prohibition on alcohol? Before you all claim...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by qq, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 1920 Views

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A need for waterboarding and plausible deniability?

The current situation in India makes me think about the need to get immediate information (the 'ticking time bomb' scenario)....

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 16, 2008 at 9:07 am | 34 comments | 2826 Views

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Rod Blagojevich ... the Stench of Chicago Style Politics

What did Barack Obama know, and when did he know it?...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 10, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 31 comments | 2575 Views

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Obama's atomic umbrella: U.S. nuclear strike if Iran nukes Israel

Obama has said that a nuclear Iran is unacceptable. He will go over there and talk to them, and they will dismantle their...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by The emperor has no clothes, on Dec 20, 2008 at 6:33 am | 16 comments | 2327 Views

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Now Obama has a problem with his homosexual supporters

His Emptiness, always trying to assuage all sides, is in trouble with his gay agenda supporters. Not that he supports gay...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by The real sharon, on Dec 25, 2008 at 6:58 am | 26 comments | 2087 Views

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New Europe Loves George W Bush

GWB is starting to get his proper credit for supporting freedom in New Europe. "Kosovo decided Wednesday to name a central...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 11 comments | 2027 Views

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Obama beginning to get the picture, on a personal level

His Emptiness is starting to feel the heat. He can no longer be Mr. Cool, becasue he is now in the bubble of the press and...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 2096 Views

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Obama is suddenly silent on Gaza

His Emptiness, having made many scripted responses on Afghanistan and Iraq is suddenly silent, in real time, when it comes...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 10, 2009 at 9:51 am | 77 comments | 2614 Views

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Europe faces energy crisis as Vladimir Putin cuts Russian gas supply

As I have regularly predicted in this forum, Europe is one gas valve closure away from disaster. This latest move by Putin...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 15 comments | 1966 Views

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Obama ethics challenge: Tim Geithner

Today, BHO held a big press event, where he insisted on ethics beyond reproach. Well, he can start be making the tough choice...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2009 at 8:30 am | 28 comments | 2144 Views

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NY Times on life support?

I am led to believe that Carlos Slim, a Mexican business domo, has made a shark loan to the Times for about $250M, at 14%. Dah......

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 3, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 25 comments | 2533 Views

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Gitmo transfer to Alcatraz?

A couple of Republicans have suggested that Gitmo enemy combatants be sent to Alcatraz, since His Emptiness has declared...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by get some, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:56 am | 32 comments | 2388 Views

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Condi Returns to Stanford - Welcomes debate over the ideas she promoted while serving in the Bush Administration

This is great news, although not unexpected. Condi will clean up over at Stanford...there is nobody at Stanford who can...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 2050 Views

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Another Tax Cheat In Obama's Cabinet

First Tim Geithner, now Tom Daschle. What is Obama thinking? The symbollism, alone, will cause much cynicism by those of...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 3, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 16 comments | 2114 Views

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Democracy starting to bloom in Iraq, thanks to GWB

Yesterday's successful elections in Iraq, including many Sunni purple index fingers this time, is good news for the future...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 2, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 8 comments | 1947 Views

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North Korea preparing long-range missile test

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D96493480&show_article=1 If it happens, and it demonstrates that N. Korea can...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2009 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 2021 Views

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His Emptiness is confused

Now that BHO is in power, and needs to govern, his scripted campaign rhetoric is not enough. He just said that Caterpillar...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 17, 2009 at 7:42 am | 37 comments | 12479 Views

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How California Became France

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123517419077037281.html This editorial, by Matthew Kaminski of the Wall Street Journal,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 32 comments | 2327 Views

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The Chronicle is going the way of the NYT

Another socialist bastion biting the dust, along with the NYT. What a shame...eh? http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Troubled-San-Francisco-paper-apf-14459615.html ...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by WRH Sr., on Feb 26, 2009 at 8:49 am | 11 comments | 2093 Views

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Hollywood groveling in Iran

Will Annette Bening apologize to the whackos in Iran for "300" and "The Wrester"? She is carrying Obama's water over there,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 46 comments | 4230 Views
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