Archive for July 3rd, 2010

Rise Up – From the Tea Party Movie

Rise Up - From the Tea Party Movie

We’re about due for a great new Tea Party song. The have been some excellent ones over the past year or so by Lloyd Marcus and Due South, but here is a new one by Jeremy Hoop, and it rocks, too.

Women of the American Revolution

Women of the American Revolution

Glenn Beck continued his “Founders Friday” series, this time with “Women of the American Revolution.” As guests, he had once again author David Barton of Wallbuilders, and Jane Hampton Cook author of Battlefields And Blessings and The Faith of America’s First Ladies. They began with a discussion of women’s suffrage and the right of women to vote. Most people do not know that many women could vote before and during the Revolution.

Poll: 26% of Americans Don’t Understand Independence Day

Poll: 26% of Americans Don't Understand Independence Day

This would help explain at least 26% of the people who voted for Obama. According to a Marist poll, 26 percent of Americans are a bit confused about why exactly this weekend is a cause for celebration: they don’t know which country the United States won its independence from.

The Failing Fourth Estate

The Failing Fourth Estate

The fact that there exists a transactional, quid pro quo relationship between Washington’s newsmakers and the media cohort that covers them is hardly surprising, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a cause for concern. Journalism, by definition, is a profession founded upon a dedication to the pursuit of truth on behalf of the public. If the “media heavies” in Washington are filtering information through a sieve of self-interest, then how much trust should the American people place in the hallowed Fourth Estate?

Our problems not in the atmosphere, but here on earth

Our problems not in the atmosphere, but here on earth

A study done for the NBCC by CRA International that estimates job losses to the American economy from “clean energy” initiatives – cap and trade bills passed by the House and Senate – at about 2.5 million jobs. The global warming nightmare is a warm fuzzy dream for those that want even more major government interference in our private lives.