Archives: 2009 December 16

Archive for December 16th, 2009

Govt Health Care: Another Ignorant Senator

Govt Health Care: Another Ignorant Senator

There is a co-regency between ignorance and arrogance in congress because many of our leaders in Washington feel entitled to ignore the U.S. Constitution and just make up stuff they feel we the little people need to have forced on us. Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) is the latest senator to fail the question of constitutionality on government health care.

Battleground Poll: Democrats in Deep, Deep Trouble in 2010

Battleground Poll: Democrats in Deep, Deep Trouble in 2010

The latest Battleground Poll reveals the president’s approval rating is below 50%, most people disapprove of his performance, and disapproval of congress is at an all-time high. Meanwhile, the Tea Party movement and other average Americans are energized like never before to get our country back on the right track.

Temperature Trends Show Climate Doom Predictions Unfounded

Temperature Trends Show Climate Doom Predictions Unfounded

A comparison of temperature projections based on different temperature trends (some very recent, others going back more than 100 years) show that none come close to the temperature of the medieval warm period, and all fall far short of climate model predictions.

Sen. Coburn Requires Reading of 767-Page Health Care Amndt

Sen. Coburn Requires Reading of 767-Page Health Care Amndt

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has invoked his right to require that a 767-page amendment to the Senate government health care bill be read aloud by the clerk. This seems more than fair, given that the Sanders Amendment would add 767 pages to a bill that is already over 2,000 pages long.

British Court Rules Christian Registrar Must Conduct Homosexual ‘Wedding’

British Court Rules Christian Registrar Must Conduct Homosexual 'Wedding'

A London court of appeals ruled Tuesday against a Christian registrar who refused to conduct a same-sex civil union ceremony because it violated her religious beliefs. Ladele had worked for the council for nearly 16 years, but did not experience discrimination until after she refused to perform the gay civil union.

Update on School Boy With Jesus Drawing

Update on School Boy With Jesus Drawing

There is an update to the story yesterday about the boy who drew a picture of Christ on a cross as a Christmas theme, only to be sent home and told undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Now the school is claiming the boy wasn’t actually suspended and that the drawing in question wasn’t the one the boy drew in school.

Washington D.C. Council Approves Counterfeit Marriage

Washington D.C. Council Approves Counterfeit Marriage

The city council of Washington D.C. voted Tuesday in favor of counterfeit marriage, allowing same-sex couples in the District of Columbia to call their unions “marriage.”

Christmas Without Carol

Christmas Without Carol

It’s been a little over six months since my wife Carol passed away. Every occasion that Carol would have delighted in has become a little death for me now–Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Year’s and Valentine’s Day–all those occasions she fussed over and planned for endlessly, for weeks on end.