Archive for July, 2009

Save the habitat, kill the turtles

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

When — in the name of heaven, I demand to know when — are those responsible for enforcing the Endangered Species Act going to do something about remediating the habitat devastation and starting to recover the minuscule remaining population, before it has dwindled past the point of no return, of that brave and noble beast, […]

Socialists still need a few GOP sheep to hide behind

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

None of the Democrats’ current health care “reform” bills will meet President Barack Obama’s stated goal of slowing the ruinous rise of medical costs, Congress’ budget umpire warned last Thursday. In fact, they could break the bank. The sobering assessment from Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf came as House Democrats pushed to pass a […]

A loony sect of modern flagellants

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

There is one good thing about the lunatic “Global Warming” catechism now taught our youth in the mandatory government youth propaganda camps (taught essentially as a “state-established” religion without meaningful “equal time” for rebuttals, which ought to cause someone to go back and re-read the First Amendment) and eagerly embraced by the tax-guzzling, power-mad cretins […]

Why the rich people are packing their bags

Monday, July 13th, 2009

“President Obama believes America’s wealthiest households have become too wealthy and that the best way to ‘remedy’ this situation is to increase their federal tax burden,” Michael Franc of The Heritage Foundation wrote back on May 18. ( In a message accompanying his Fiscal Year 2010 budget, Mr. Obama explained: “For the better part of […]

We love it here in Libertyville. But we’re changing that to ‘Stalingrad’

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Yes, enforcing the laws against illegal immigration might involve men with handcuffs leading away the nice lady who brings you chips and salsa at your favorite Mexican restaurant. I am not thoroughly happy with that prospect, since I agree it certainly seems young Maria is doing us no immediate harm, merely seeking a better life […]

Letting the looters vote on who’s for lunch

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

A recent column on the euphemisms used by proponents of illegal-immigrant amnesty brought some irate buzzing from all seven members of the Young Anarchists’ League. As near as I can figure, I’m “not allowed” to call for the enforcement of current immigration laws — or possibly of any laws, even those few (including the immigration […]