Thoughts, essays, and writings on Liberty. Written by the heirs of Patrick Henry.

February 21, 2008

More on Obama’s Doublespeak

Last week I wrote a post about how Barack Obama was trying to have it both ways on the Second Amendment. Ken Blackwell at Townhall.com, however, believes that Obama’s doublespeak about the Second Amendment (among some of Obama’s other statements) reveals a disturbing pattern in his attitudes about individual rights and a host of other [...]

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February 15, 2008

Obama Tries to Have it Both Ways on the Second Amendment

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Barack Obama said Friday that the country must do “whatever it takes” to eradicate gun violence following a campus shooting in his home state, but he believes in an individual’s right to bear arms. Obama said he spoke to Northern Illinois University’s president Friday morning by phone and offered whatever help his [...]

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January 31, 2008

Al-Qaeda’s “Number Three Man” Killed…Again

I think this brings us up to seven or eight ”number threes” killed in the al-Qaeda hierachy since 2001.  Must be a hell of a corporate flow chart they have.  I wonder what country the next guy will be situated in when our government decides to “promote” him.  Somehow I think it will end up being whatever country [...]

Posted By: UCrawford @ 11:06 am || Permalink || Comments (5) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Doublespeak,Foreign Affairs,General,Military,War on Terror
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January 11, 2008

Federal Driver’s Licenses: The Government’s New Plan To Screw Up Your Life

The brainiacs who’ve made air travel almost as fun as a 10-hour Coca-Cola enema have unveiled their new master plan for creating an efficient security system…federally mandated drivers licenses for everybody under the age of 50, which all states will be forced to comply with by 2011, whether they’re capable or doing so or not, [...]

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January 10, 2008

Double-Speak Definition Of The Day

Today’s double-speak is: “Al-Qaeda’s Number 3 Man” A hierarchical description applied to a member of an organization that has no clearly defined hierarchy beyond the top two members.  This term is popular with the current administration whenever they kill a probable terrorist whose body the military was able to identify in a timely fashion and who had enough [...]

Posted By: UCrawford @ 6:06 pm || Permalink || Comments Off || TrackBack URI || Categories: Doublespeak,General,Human Rights,Humor,Military,War on Terror
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January 8, 2008

Doublespeak Definition Of The Day

Today’s word is bipartisan: The word is used to describe a situation where two parties have ideas that are so atrocious individually that they could never be supported, but so important to the parties that they cannot be abandoned. Thus the parties compromise and both get what they want. The Republicans get what they want, [...]

Posted By: Brad Warbiany @ 8:07 am || Permalink || Comments (7) || TrackBack URI || Categories: Doublespeak,Government Waste,Politics
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