Archive for October 16th, 2009

Obamacare Another Assault on Federalism

The Heritage Foundation has an analysis of how Obamacare would hit federalism and state’s rights hard. Congress’ plans would essentially make the states mere administrative arms of federal policy.

Is Glenn Beck the Future of Television ‘News’?

Glenn Beck has become a media phenomenon. The radio DJ-turned-television host has attracted a remarkable following, resulting in a popular radio show, three New York Times best-selling books and a television program that has made him the object of scorn and praise alike. Welcome to the “fear chamber” or “doom room.”

The Danger of the Traitor

A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear.

Adult Stem Cells Used to Regrow Boy’s Cheekbones

Scientific American reports doctors in Cincinnati have replaced a boy’s missing cheekbones using stem cells from fat tissue from his own body. That puts the successful adult stem cell therapies somewhere between 70 and 80, while there has yet to be a single success from the human life-destroying embryonic stem cell research.

Socialists Go Nuclear on Health Care

Human Events reports the socialists in congress have gone to Defcon 1, with the missiles fueled and ready to go “nuclear” on their plan to push socialized health care on America.

Education Officials Continue to Ban Bible Verse Banners

The ban on Bible verse banners at a Georgia high school’s football games was upheld by the Catoosa County Board of Education Tuesday night. Board Chairman Don Dycus said the resolution they adopted earlier this month that the signs violated the First Amendment still stands.