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Entries from January 2011

Elliott Abrams – Egypt protests show George W. Bush was right about freedom in the Arab world

January 30th, 2011 · No Comments

via Egypt protests show George W. Bush was right about freedom in the Arab world. “Sixty years of Western nations excusing and accommodating the lack of freedom in the Middle East did nothing to make us safe – because in the long run, stability cannot be purchased at the expense of liberty,” Bush said. “As […]

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Tags: Middle East

This is One of Many of NASCAR’s Problems

January 21st, 2011 · No Comments

“You still want it to be about consistency, but you have to be consistent during those 10 [Chase] weeks.” – Kurt Busch via Drivers in favor of much simpler scoring system – ESPN. It is a sucky sport that doesn’t want winners.  In NASCAR it seems OK to not win races yet win the championship.  […]

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Tags: Racing

The Non-Accusatory Case for Civility – By Rich Lowry – The Corner – National Review Online

January 13th, 2011 · No Comments

The Non-Accusatory Case for Civility – By Rich Lowry – The Corner – National Review Online. I have not watched the Tucson Memorial but glad to hear of some leadership.  A stark contrast to Bill Clinton with Oklahoma City when he used that to attack.  Sad to hear that it was a pep-rally atmosphere as […]

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Tags: Barack Obama

The Tab Comes Due in 2011 – Victor Davis Hanson – National Review Online

January 13th, 2011 · No Comments

The Tab Comes Due in 2011 – Victor Davis Hanson – National Review Online. Very interesting.  2011 should be a very interesting year for our country.  Getting a handle on our crazy spending will be difficult but has to be done.  Gas prices are going bonkers again and what is going to be done?  “Green” […]

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Tags: Barack Obama