Monthly Archives: May 2010

Month: May 2010 Census

A census is a count. The Census as defined and limited by the U.S. Constitution is a count of people per household living in the United States. Not dollars, dogs, birthdays or names. Counting, by its very nature indicates questions of how many. Since our Constitution says the Federal Government may ask, once every ten years, “how many people live

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Month: May 2010 President Obama on the Murder of Daniel Pearl

“Obviously, the loss of Daniel Pearl was one of those moments that captured the world’s imagination because it reminded us of how valuable a free press is.” — President Barack Obama at the signing of the Daniel Pearl Press Freedom Act. Mr. President, that statement is completely offensive. Daniel Pearl was brutally murdered; Gilligan and the castaways were lost. I

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Month: May 2010 Age of Entitlement

I grew up on a small, non-corporate farm in southern Michigan. The norm was hard work, aching muscles and scant reward by today’s standards. I remember making $5.00 for an entire day’s labor putting up hay and another five bucks for a Saturday—all day—spent in the garden pulling weeds and harvesting ripened vegetables. Doing hay with my grandfather was an

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Month: May 2010 Arizona Immigration Law

I had intended to write a post on the new Arizona Immigration law, but then, I found this piece that covers the topic in depth and pretty much sums up my feelings on the subject. It is written by Tad Wesley and you can read it here.

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