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Archive for December, 2009

Liberty Rock Friday: “Prison Song” by SOAD

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Here’s a perfect song to complement my recent call to action to pass the National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2009. System of a Down “Prison Song” Toxicity (2001) Written by: Tankian, Serj;Malakian, Daron;Odadjian, Shavarsh; and Dolmayan, John They’re trying to build a prison, They’re trying to build a prison, Following the rights movements You […]

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Quote Of The Day

Friday, December 4th, 2009

From Popehat: This is the problem with the western left: They can see a noose with perfect clarity when the hangman is a conservative. But when the noose is placed by their fellow leftists, they’ll call it a necktie every time. I do recommend heading over to read the original post, which is a good […]

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Evil Doesn’t Need Warrantless Wiretaps — They Have Facebook

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

It’s not often when I come across something so bone-chillingly despicable that I want to post about it but can offer nothing to say beyond the mere actions taken… So look at what Iran is doing: His first impulse was to dismiss the ominous email as a prank, says a young Iranian-American named Koosha. It […]

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Preach It, Brother Bunning!

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning: not a fan of Helicopter Ben: Four years ago when you came before the Senate for confirmation to be Chairman of the Federal Reserve, I was the only Senator to vote against you. In fact, I was the only Senator to even raise serious concerns about you. I opposed you because […]

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Quote Of The Day

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

From the WSJ in response to Obama’s Jobs Summit: And so the jobs summit will fail for the same reason Obamanomics is failing: The White House mistakenly believes economic growth and new jobs are created by society’s stakeholders — business, labor and government — cooperatively working together. I remember when I used to think like […]

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Action Alert: Help Pass the National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2009

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

In April of 2009, I wrote a post entitled “Reforming America’s Prison System: The Time Has Come” A full 8 months later, the time has truly come. Sen. Jim Webb’s (D-VA) bill S.714, the National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2009, is scheduled to be before the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow. The purpose of the […]

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Sanctify This

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

In the “call their bluff” department, a California man is trying to protect the sanctity of marriage — by banning divorce: Til death do us part? The vow would really hold true in California if a Sacramento Web designer gets his way. In a movement that seems ripped from the pages of Comedy Channel writers, […]

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Quote Of The Day

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

From the Somali pirates, who have found a clever new way to raise capital – incorporation! “The shares are open to all and everybody can take part, whether personally at sea or on land by providing cash, weapons or useful materials … we’ve made piracy a community activity.” Perhaps its time for the Vice Fund […]

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