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Archive for January 16th, 2007

Happy Tricentennial England and Scotland

Posted by Mike on January 16, 2007

Today (at least where I’m sitting) is the three hundredth anniversary of the Union between England and Scotland. The relationship between the two has been troubled at times. Even today, a strong sense of nationalism remains in both countries. Mainstream politicians are doing their best to celebrate the union, however, opinion over the future of the United Kingdom is divided. Although opinion on the subject has fluctuated on both sides, it seems that much of the UK doesn’t seem to care.

It’s a shame. This was a pretty good excuse for a celebration.

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Democrats Have a Mandate to Bring Back the Draft?

Posted by Mike on January 16, 2007

Democrat Charlie Rangel is once again planning to introduce legislation reinstating the draft. That’s odd considering Rangel’s party hammered President Bush on this very issue in 2004, falsely accusing him of having a secret plan to do what they now propose. Right Wing News has the Republican response the nation should but probably won’t hear.

The draft is terrible idea at this moment in history. Just try to imagine the Kos Kid from Marin County who gets drafted and is then armed with a rifle while in close proximity to our real troops. I’ll give Rangel the benefit of the doubt on this one by saying he simply doesn’t know what he’s doing. It wouldn’t be the first time.

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Democrats Let Webb Out in Public

Posted by Mike on January 16, 2007

Senator Jim Webb of Virginia has been selected to deliver the Democrat response to President Bush’s upcoming State of the Union address.  Parental discretion is advised.

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