Monthly Archives: May 2005

Sunday, May 29, 2005 Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial day weekend means extra time with the family.  It is the christening of a new summer, along with some well-deserved time off work.  It means going to the ballpark, the barbecue, or the beach.  School children will soon be … Continue reading

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The Real Problem with the Koran Flush

In the May 9, 2005 issue of Newsweek reporter Michael Isikoff ran a short piece about inmate abuse at Guantanamo prison.  One sentence in that article indicated that U.S. interrogators at Gitmo had flushed a copy of the Koran down … Continue reading

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Taxpayers Deserve Military Efficiency

This week Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld announced the closing of 33 large bases and the realigning of another 29 major facilities.  Another 180 smaller installations will be closed or restructured.  Significant closures and personnel reduction in US bases overseas is … Continue reading

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No more favors for Kim Jong Il

North Korea.  Land of political repression.  Land of despotism.  Land of starvation.  Good old North Korea, virtually everyone’s top nominee for the worst nation on earth. Heading this armpit of a country is Kim Jong Il, son of his despot … Continue reading

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Time to Get Serious about Energy

On Wednesday, April 27, 2005 President Bush gave a major energy policy speech in which he called for additional oil and gas exploration in the United States, drilling for oil in Alaska’s ANWAR refuge, and the construction of many new … Continue reading

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