Archive for January, 2008

I’m Fat. You’re Fat. And Your Kids Are, Too.

| January 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Let’s get something straight, however. I’m fat. You’re fat. And your kids, if you have any, are probably overweight too. There are some easily understood reasons for this and economist, Eric A. Finkelstein, along with Laurie Zuckerman, tells us what they are in their new book, “The Fattening of America: How the Economy Makes Us Fat, If it Matters, and What to Do About it.”

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Green Desperation Time

| January 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

News of a January 31 “teach-in” on more than 1,000 college campuses nationwide strikes me of just one more example of the growing desperation of the environmental movement that has bet its credibility and influence on global warming.

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Obam-O-Vision: My Race, Right or Wrong

| January 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

by Erik Rush
I broke this story last February (with help from a Chicago area journalist whom I did credit because I’m extraordinarily noble), and as I said two weeks ago in this space, it had its fifteen minutes and fizzled, which was somewhat expected given the mindset of the establishment media.

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Huckabee’s Fat Lip Yammering On About Your Gastronomic Business

| January 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Throughout his time in the public limelight, Republican Mike Huckabee has made obesity awareness one of his pet issues having lost over 100 pounds himself. However, as is typical of most fanatics having come to a realization or a cause a little later in the game than most, it is not enough for them to keep what they have learned to themselves but now they are out to impose their new way of life to such an extent that they are willing to appeal to the mechanisms of the state in order to enforce their vision of reality.

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The List of 45

| January 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Years ago, a brave soul or two tried to bring to the attention of the American People that the Communist take over of America was well under way. They were chattered down and pretty much ignored through space and time. Much like today. Yet, we see every day or, at least which are tuned into […]

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No Energy, Please

| January 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

In mid-December, while thousands of people in the Midwest prayed that their power would be restored in order to survive the freezing weather and an ice storm descended on the northeast, it took less than 24 hours for the environmentalists of New Jersey to raise their voices against a proposed offshore natural gas terminal.

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Happy 201st Birthday Robert E. Lee

| January 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Some people call it a contradiction to remember the birthday of Robert E. Lee during the birthday week of Martin Luther King. But, Dr. Edward C. Smith, a respected African-American Professor of History at American University in Washington, D.C., has spoken in honor of both men. He said, in a 1995 Robert E. Lee birthday speech in Atlanta, Georgia, that “King and Lee were individuals worthy of emulation because they understood history.”

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Doing The Mideast Peace Shuffle

| January 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

By Erik Rush
Geopolitics is such a complicated subject, you see, far beyond the comprehension of the average American. Those whom destiny has ordained to ameliorate the world’s geopolitical woes are far more insightful and inherently capable that you or I could ever hope to be.

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Congress Conjures Up an Energy Deficit

| January 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

So, when Congress passed a so-called energy bill in mid-December that demanded more “fuel efficiency” by a measure of forty percent, requiring that automobiles be built to get 35 miles per gallon in 2020 as opposed to the former mandate of 25 mpg, it was essentially telling American auto makers to start making cars out of paper mache or something so lightweight that the driver and passengers will have to be extracted from a crash with a sponge.

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Obama Gets Gold in Skating

| January 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

By Erik Rush
A rather timely occurrence transpired just the other day: Apparently, since the Iowa caucuses people are trying to secure everything on one Barack Hussein Obama that they can get their hands on. A gentleman who had stumbled upon my column “Obamination” (The New Media Journal, February 20, 2007) wrote to me claiming that he couldn’t find much about [the issue the column addressed] in the news. He actually did quite a bit of digging before writing to me, I surmise to determine that I hadn’t just made the whole thing up. He finished with the question: “Has anybody ever asked Obama about it?”

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