Mid-Week Reads

15 Apr

taxdayteapartypostObama’s House Built on Rocks Will Fail
Erick Erickson, RedState

The “rock” is Christ and the Word. The “sand” is this reality — the one where Barack Obama is the secular messiah.
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Five Reasons You Should Tea Party This Week
Lorie Byrd, TownHall.com

On Wednesday, April 15, thousands of people are expected in all 50 states to join together for over 500 “tea party” protests.  Those attending the tea parties will be standing in opposition to rising taxes, more government control over private enterprise and less individual liberty.  If you agree with any of the following, you might want to join the party on April 15 to let your voice be heard.
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Not a Penny More
Cal Thomas, TownHall

April 15 might become the biggest tax-and-spend protest since the Boston Tea Party of 1773. Politicians fear spontaneous citizen outrage. That’s because when the public realizes they have been scammed, bamboozled, defrauded and hustled by politicians who take and then misspend their money — mostly to enhance their own power — they’ll run like scalded dogs.
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2009 Hurricane Forecast Dampened by Cooling Waters
Rigzone.com

The team of Professors Philip Klotzbach and William Gray of the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU) released their first revision to their initial forecast for the 2009 hurricane season. They now see this year as an average season, down from their prior assessment of it being an active season. The new forecast calls for 12 named storms, down from 14 in their December 10, 2008, initial forecast.
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Crouse Decries Homeland Security Report on Rightwing Extremism
Concerned Women for America

Dr. Janice Shaw Crouse, Director and Senior Fellow of Concerned Women for America’s Beverly LaHaye Institute, says, “The report goes on to demonize specifically those who supposedly ‘exploit’ social issues such as ‘abortion, inter-racial crimes and same-sex marriage.’ It is the worst sort of extremism for a government agency to stir up fear against those groups who hold Biblical views on social issues. It is even worse to link those views with ‘inter-racial crimes.’ What unconscionable guilt by association!”
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Legion to DHS: Americans are not the enemy!
The American Legion

The best that I can say about your recent report is that it is incomplete. The report states, without any statistical evidence, “The possible passage of new restrictions on firearms and the return of military veterans facing significant challenges reintegrating into their communities could lead to the potential emergence of terrorist groups or lone wolf extremists capable of carrying out violent attacks.”
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