Wednesday Morning Readings

1 Jul

porkulusThe GOP’s Primary Problem
Hugh Hewitt
Chairman Steele has been doing an excellent job when it comes to fundraising, but if the primary system remains broken, the race to retake the White House will give President Obama a headstart the GOP simply cannot afford.
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Officials: Clinton Pressed Obama to Take Harder Line on Iran
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged President Obama for two days to toughen his language on Iran before he did so.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged President Obama for two days to toughen his language on Iran before he did so, and then was surprised when he condemned Iran’s crackdown on demonstrators last week, the Washington Times reported administration officials as saying.
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Thought for Today
“It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever – the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it.”
Vince Lombardi, 1913-1970, American Football Coach

Pork — It’s for Everyone, Including Obama
Jonah Goldberg, TownHall

Now Obama is publicly mulling the possibility of a “second stimulus” that would in fact be the third stimulus (let’s not forget President Bush’s $168 billion “booster shot for our economy”), paid for with money we don’t have or with tax hikes we don’t need. But, hey, anything’s worth it to savor the pig for as long as possible.
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No climate debate? Yes, there is
Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe

If the case for a war on carbon dioxide were unassailable, no one would have to warn against debating it. The 212 House members who voted against Waxman-Markey last week plainly don’t believe the matter is settled. They’re right.
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Watershed Moment: A New Declaration of Dependence
Charles Colson, BreakPoint via

As much as I enjoy the anthems and the fireworks, more than that is called for on this July Fourth. We need to confess our moral failures and our national sins. Repent of the lies that have justified killing innocent babies and the elderly. Renewal begins on our knees. It’s there that we hear soul-searching questions from God Himself, asking: “How long will you defend the unjust and show partiality to the wicked? … Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”
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Jody Wagner v. The Democratic Party of Virgina.
I’m Surrounded By Idiots
That’s the real legacy of eight years of Democratic (snort) leadership under Warner–Kaine folks: 20.2% unemployment in one city in our state. Wagner doesn’t get to cherry pick and talk about some stupid award that Virginia has received and then gets to ignore massive unemployment rates in the state and in particular areas, especially when the political party she’s affiliated with is using those same numbers to attack the other side of the aisle for not raising taxes.
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Why The Need To Constantly Attack Sarah Palin?
Virginia Virtucon

Can’t we just once and for all put all these senior McCain staffers out to pasture?
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Verse for Today
A man of many companions may come to ruin,
but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Proverbs 18:24 (NIV)


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