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What do the tea parties want?
Basically, they want choice. Say, this ...
instead of this ...
Or, it might be a choice about whether or not the U.S. Government should run multi-trillion-dollar deficits. Or does or doesn't spend your money rehabilitating minarets (mosque architectural components) in nations who harbor terrorists who want to kill every Jew in Israel. Or, if you are a Catholic, whether or not your government uses your money to pay for "free" abortions under the auspices of a socialized medicine program.
It's quite simple, actually. Conservatives and Libertarians want freedom. Liberals (progressives) want to own everything and everybody, like a medievil monarch. The word "progressive" means "change," and implies change in a "forward" direction. Change to what, you ask? You'd like to know just what a progressive means by forward? Well a different U.S. Constitution, for a start. For example, they would like to have a nation which practices massive redistribution of income. Taking from those who earn a living, then giving the money to those who don't.
The government would be the "agent" here, taking a comission for transferring the funds.
So, you say, "There's no compassion in giving away other people's money. What do liberals get for doing it?" My response? "Votes." The aquisition of power. (LL/OrMag)
Tea Party Beginnings and Endings
(OMED: The link above will take you to an essay by Art Hyland of Astoria, Oregon. This is part one of two or three connected essays. In places, this first piece is lyrical. It sings a song verging on the poetic. In the vernacular, it fairly rings with personal, human truth.)
Why Did We Select the TeePee for the TP?
(This is not the first time Americans have been angry at Europeans.)
And, now, for something entirely different ...
Local Columnist Launches Collection of His Opinions
Oregon Magazine's Editor, Fred Delkin, is a master of the arts of the grape. One of the founding members of the Oregon Wine Advisory Board, and fomer owner of Jake's Crawfish restaurant in Portland, Fred for years did not respect the man discussed in this piece. Praise from one's enemy is rare, indeed.
(A holdover from recent issues)
Fred Likes the Tesla (A snazzy electric car. $109,000, batteries included)
State of the States review:
Present state of the economy: (X-Links)
Present state of "Climate Change:" (X-Links)
Present state of ObamaCare:
Nothing new here, this month. States are challenging the federal government. There are lawsuits and state executive obstructions popping up everywhere. The polls show that a majority of we the people think socialized medicine is a bad idea, plus this particular act is un-constitutional.
Art Hyland's Corner:
(Art's piece about the Tea Parties is up above -- a feature article)
Recent columns by Art:
A Liberal World Exposed (Welcome to "JournalList" dot com)
Socialism: A World of Proof (Karl Marx would be delighted.)
Listen up Children: Government is Talking
Oregon & California's Google formula
The Face of Hate Barney and Barack's anti-religion agenda (X-link: Matt's mid-April Washington Times Column) Related story: Federal Judge Rules Day of Prayer Unconstitutional
Barack Obama: Enemy Within
Fishsciencefiction serialization completed:
Chapter One | Chapter Two | Chapter Three | Chapter Four |
Chapter Five | Chapter Six | Chapter Seven | Chapter Eight |
Chapter Nine Chapter Ten | Chapter Eleven
Chicago reviewer said, "If after reading a few pages you aren't
giggling, you're a candidate for an autopsy."
Books and stories:
(OrMag has done work in this area: Ken's "Congress"
is a fine example of that.)
The Wisdom of Wooden
America's Greatest Coach Leaves Written Legacy
by Fred Delkin
Who was the first black Speaker of the House of Representatives? Who rewrote the history texbooks so you would never even know there was one? (x-link)
Setting the Record Straight: American History in Black and White
Held over >> Delkin reviews a book about the gigantic climate scam:
Global Warming? Author Debunks Current Claims
Amid all the political excitement being stirred up by President Obama's 'Cap & Trade'measure he wants to shove through Congress, a new book, Climatism, by Steve Goreham, should be read as a complete discussion of the science, politics and the energy policy implications of the global warming debate. Goreham, an engineer with an MBA from the University of Chicago,asks very pertinent and informed questions.
Book Review Archives
Activity Articles: Getting to the bottom of "Bottom Fishing" | The Subject was Crabs | Surfing for Perch (From the archives: Winter or summer, fun for beach boys) | When to Jump Out of an Airplane
Fun With Science:
Robot expresses and detects emotions...
Physicist Stephen Hawking: Abandon the Earth!
Life on Earth wiped out every 27 million years
(we've got 16 million to go)...
Russia earmarks $800 million for new spaceport...
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"Now, just why in the HELL
"The only thing
necessary for the triumph
evil is for good men
to do nothing"
-- Edmund Burke
Mid-Term Election Draws Near: What Conditions Are
Shaping the Body Politic?
Past, Present and Future Misc >>>>>>>>
Conservatives Now Outnumber Liberals in All 50 States, Says Gallup Poll... (x-link) | Billions in aid go to areas that backed Obama in '08... (X-link) | Iran could have atomic bomb within 6 months... (x-link) | From July's American Thinker: America's Socialist Past (X-link) | When did the lowbrows take over the culture? | Oregon's Hidden Sales Tax (Some basic economic realism for the envious.) | Obama's Angel of Death | A Time To Wonder About Direction | George Will: The Toxic Assets We Elected... (X-link: A rocker made of logic and good writing.) And, another hottie by George: 03/29/09 (Can congress violate constitutional "Separation of powers?") | Specter to oppose 'card check,' says conservative group... (X-link) Maybe. He's a Democrat, now.) | Citizens Against Government Waste (x-link to humorous tales about pork) | Bailouts: FORD SAYS 'NO THANKS' | Speaking of health care: Suppressed
WHO Report Secondhand Smoke Doesn't Cause Cancer
Poland's Lech Walesa's Warning for America...
Ancient History: Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine...
Co-publisher Reacts To "Gay" Press Release (Just to make things clear)
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Extreme Rights Archives (Gay
The 50 Richest Members of Congress (If you ain't a millionaire when you reach Congress, you soon will be. It's just a co-incidence, of course.)
Media: (Some local, some X-links)
The state-controlled national media coverage of the
Glen Beck late August gathering at the Lincoln Memorial was either
non-existent or total garbage. Predictions of Nazi-like signs and
violence were wrong. Predictions of racist rhetoric were
wrong. Predictions of low turnout were wrong (more than 400,000
people attended). Now, some Oregon items we got from OrBusMax.
WHAT NORTHWEST MEDIA BIAS?
THOM HARTMANN: It's Time for Gay 'Reparations'...
SEATTLE WEEKLY: "Ann Coulter is the human equivalent
of a weeping, pus-filled sore located deep in the diseased rectum of
Adolf Hitler's rotting corpse..." and will be appearing at "National
Convention of Self-Loathing Homosexuals..."
Services... FOX is
Eating MSM for
years'... 1/14/2010 FOXNEWS
or Reagan? USA Needs to Choose
Little Secret | Where
is the Social Security Trust Fund, and Why Didn't Hockberg and DeFazio
Reveal its Location to the People of Coos Bay?
(Who pays when you cash a government bond?)
"Congress" (So you contribute
Did you know you are buying lies?)
Triple Play: Shanghai
Visit Astounds Oregon Mag Editor
one) , Oregon Mag
Shanghai Experiences Continued... (China
black professor from a famous East Coast
university proves that he either doesn't know or doesn't like
kinds of truth ) How
To Pick the Next President of the U.S.
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Connections: the Civil
War: a series by Randy Fletcher
The Minister and the General (Former Civil War Foes Meet Again in Corvallis)
Oregon Governor William Lord (Cold Beer and Civil War Memories)
The remarkable life of a Quaker Civil War Hero (A Quaker CMOH)
They Ran Down John Wilkes Booth (A beaut about two Oregon Civil War vets.)
Storming the Ramparts (Up close and personal with a blizzard of lead.)
A Forlorn Hope (An Oregon Civil War hero is remembered 100 years after his death )
How the Civil War Brought Wyatt Earp’s Brother to Portland (Before the O.K. Corral)
The Professors in Pickett’s Charge (War is an education in itself.)
The Forgotten Hero (Memories are made of stone.)
Reverend Daniel Drew of Portland (The rifle-packin' Reverend)
Colonel Isaac W. Smith (Portland’s Confederate Engineer)
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