Video: Still relevant

April 17, 2009

Ronald Reagan addressed the 1964 Republican National Convention to endorse Barry Goldwater. Forty-five years later, his speech is startlingly relevant: change only a few words here and there, and you could say the same things about our situation today:

It’s about a half-hour long, but well-worth your time to witness a bit of history – and maybe learn a lesson or two.

But you’ll have to hit the play button yourself; Tito’s still cheering. Dancing

(hat tip: Conservatives4Palin)

 


Junk Science Watch

April 17, 2009

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Via Don Surber, the Environmental Protection Agency has classed carbon dioxide as a pollutant, thus opening the door to federal regulation of so-called greenhouse gases and crippling the economy to prevent a disaster that isn’t happening.

Argh. At wits end

 


New threat-level warning chart

April 17, 2009

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Pursuant to the report warning us of the dangers of rightwing extremism, the Department of Homeland Security has updated its seal and the threat-level color codes. I feel much more secure knowing Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer Secretary Napolitano is zeroing in on the true threats* to our security.

*(Such as returning veterans and people who believe in limited government, fiscal responsibility, and federalism. You know, neo-Nazis.)

(hat tip: The Jawa Report)

LINKS: More on that report.

 


I hear a bus warming up….

April 17, 2009

Yet another Obama appointee under investigation. YANSID!