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  • Define Socialism

    01/14/2014 12:59:37 PM PST · by MosesKnows · 49 replies
    1/14/2014 | MosesKnows
    Define Socialism Discussions about socialism have been in vogue since Obama became President Obama. Many of those discussions reveal disagreement on what constitutes socialism regarding Obama’s socialist agenda for America. I want to dwell on that aspect of the discussion, the definition of socialism. I am weary of repeated attempts to establish an agreed upon definition of socialism. You will discover, as I have, that liberals and conservatives define socialism differently. To that end, I only support governments whose main function is to protect private ownership of capital and property rights. All definitions used to describe other governments is of...
  • Alarming video: Muslims define themselves

    10/31/2013 6:47:18 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Allen B West ^ | 10/31/13 | Allen West
    This past summer our family enjoyed eight beautiful days in Norway on the National Review cruise. I found this video clip from the Islamic Peace Conference in Norway quite interesting since we were just in that picturesque country, home of the Vikings. Sometimes it’s just best to listen and let folks define themselves. The question is whether or not those of us in western civilization will continue to excuse away the issue. From this video clip, it seems we’re all quite wrong in using the term “extremist” to define only certain groups of Muslims.
  • REUTERS: November election will define Obama presidency

    09/18/2010 5:44:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/18/10 | Steve Holland
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The congressional election in November will define President Barack Obama's next two years in office as Republicans look likely to pick up seats and put their stamp on issues ranging from the huge budget deficit to economic recovery and immigration. Reuters correspondents will interview an influential line-up of newsmakers at next week's Reuters Washington Summit starting on Monday and they will take an in-depth look at the election and its implications for Obama. Elected in 2008 on the promise of changing Washington, Obama will be forced to scale back his ambitions if the Republicans, who have tried...
  • Information Is a Fundamental Entity (does it = nonmaterial foundation for all biological systems?)

    03/12/2009 12:23:35 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 18 replies · 482+ views
    AiG ^ | Dr. Werner Gitt
    3.1 Information: A Fundamental Quantity The trail-blazing discoveries about the nature of energy in the 19th century caused the first technological revolution, when manual labor was replaced on a large scale by technological appliances—machines which could convert energy. In the same way, knowledge concerning the nature of information in our time initiated the second technological revolution where mental “labor” is saved through the use of technological appliances—namely, data processing machines. The concept “information” is not only of prime importance for informatics theories and communication techniques, but it is a fundamental quantity in such wide-ranging sciences as cybernetics, linguistics, biology,...
  • Huckabee is difficult for some to define

    01/15/2008 5:43:21 AM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 14 replies · 51+ views ^ | 01/15/08 | Anthony Man
    Mike Huckabee is anti-abortion, opposes gay marriage and doesn't believe in evolution. Does that make him a conservative Republican presidential candidate? Yes, said state Rep. David Rivera, a Republican who represents part of south Broward. "Conservative voters are seeing Mike Huckabee as the preeminent choice." Yet other presidential contenders question whether the former Arkansas governor is sufficiently conservative. On Sunday, Mitt Romney's Florida communications director, Kristy Campbell, e-mailed out a "research briefing" with the subject line, "Huckabee hearts higher taxes." "As Floridians learn more about his record, they are increasingly troubled by aspects related to the economy, illegal immigration, crime...
  • GOP Convention: Positions on Bond Measures will Define the GOP

    08/19/2006 11:34:43 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 439+ views
    FlashReport ^ | 8/19/06 | Jon Fleischman
    Your trusty FlashReport Publisher has been to every State GOP Convention since 1988 and I can tell you that as far as these events go, this one is perhaps one of the most sparsely attended gatherings to which I have ever been. Why is the attendance so low? First and foremost, it is a weekend in August, which traditionally is vacation time for many people. That has been a factor with a number of people who told me ahead of time that they would not be here. But the "I'm on vacation" cases do feed into a bigger set of...
  • Schwarzenegger Strategy Unfolds: (Define Phil As Unacceptable, Gub As Different Kind Of Republican)

    07/11/2006 9:57:51 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 274+ views
    New West Notes ^ | 7/11/06 | Bill Bradley
    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s strategy against Democratic challenger Phil Angelides continues to unfold, off the air and on, as a new private poll by a major pollster unaffiliated with either campaign shows Schwarzenegger in the lead, 49 percent to 39 percent. The poll of nearly a thousand likely voters was completed last week. While Schwarzenegger works to translate his increased job approval among Latinos into electoral support and puts together a plan to revive the prison system, his all-important TV advertising strategy marches on across the airwaves around the state. His strategy is working. The four-point lead he enjoyed in mid-June...
  • CA: Little-known gubernatorial candidates seek to define themselves

    02/20/2006 3:31:56 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 155+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/20/06 | Tom Chorneau - ap
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - Each holds a statewide office that provides a built-in public relations platform, has millions of dollars in his campaign fund and a roster of big-name endorsements. What the two leading Democratic candidates for governor lack is household name recognition. That factor likely means a costly primary campaign between state Treasurer Phil Angelides and state Controller Steve Westly. "They both have to introduce themselves to the voters," said Thomas Hollihan, associate dean of the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Southern California. "They are going to have to distinguish themselves from each other as well as...
  • Rumsfeld Recalls Ike's Words to Define NATO's Current Challenges

    02/10/2006 4:51:51 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 280+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 10, 2006 | John D. Banusiewicz
    TAORMINA, Italy, Feb. 10, 2006 – The challenges facing NATO today bring to mind words spoken by Dwight D. Eisenhower in his last televised address to the nation as president 45 years ago, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said here today. The secretary took part in two days of informal meetings with his NATO counterparts, as well as meetings of the NATO-Russia Council and the alliance's Mediterranean Dialogue countries. In his farewell address on Jan. 17, 1961, Eisenhower spoke of the threat posed by the Soviet Union. "As we think about the important role that NATO can play in the...
  • Defense Leaders Define Military Security Duties During Katrina Response

    09/02/2005 4:12:56 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 297+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sep 1, 2005 | Donna Miles
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2005 – The National Guard troops reporting for duty in the Gulf region to help maintain security are trained professionals, many who serve as civilian law enforcement officers when not on military duty, the chief of the National Guard Bureau told reporters today. Army Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum said the Guard forces aren’t simply troops with no police skills pulled into the mission; they’re bringing solid expertise to the mission and an understanding that they’re supporting existing law enforcement authorities, not replacing them. “They are military police, trained badge-carrying law enforcement officers that discharge their duties...
  • Iran's Al-Qaeda Link: What the 9-11 Commission Found

    01/19/2005 8:05:41 AM PST · by forty_years · 3 replies · 684+ views ^ | January 19, 2005 | Middle East Quarterly
    While the State Department's Patterns of Global Terrorism—2003 report [1] labeled Iran "the most active state sponsor of terrorism in 2003," the Bush administration has yet to agree on a national security presidential directive to define U.S. policy toward the Islamic Republic.[2] Meanwhile, Tehran continues to edge closer to nuclear capability.[3]The following are excerpts from the 9/11 Commission Report, an unclassified version of which was released to the public on July 22, 2004.[4] The commission interviewed more than 1,000 people in ten countries and conducted an unprecedented review of U.S. intelligence. Among its findings, excerpted below, was evidence of a...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • The rectification of names: progressive

    11/23/2004 10:33:17 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 185+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Nov. 23 | Thomas Lifson
    [Editor’s Note: The American Thinker believes in calling things by their proper names. Euphemism is a tool of misrepresentation and ultimately of control, stripping away accurate and evocative connotations, and substituting false associations. ....] The word “liberal” has a bad odor to it these days, a situation which the American left blames on conservatives, accusing them of “demonizing” it in the public mind. From their perspective, the average citizen is incapable of coming to an independent judgment, having observed decades of failed liberal policies. Instead, it must be evil conservatives who have propagandized the public into believing American liberalism is...
  • The Islamist Challenge to American Security

    10/19/2004 5:21:38 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 4 replies · 495+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 19, 2004 | Frank J. Gaffney
    Frank J. Gaffney is founder and president of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC. He earned his AM in international studies from John's Hopkins University. A former deputy assistant secretary of defense for international security policy, Mr. Gaffney's articles have appeared in Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, Newsday, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. He is a contributing editor to National Review Online. Mr. Gaffney addressed the Middle East Forum in Philadelphia on September 22, 2004. The threat of terror is the most direct challenge to the stability of...