While remembering Michael Jackson, take a moment to remember our fallen heroes
While America prepares for Tuesday’s Michael Jackson funeral after 24/7 coverage of his June 25th death, and as thousands prepare to invade Los Angeles, we may want to take a moment to remember American military forces who died in Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq) and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) during the month of June 2009.
Read more for the list of names.
President Obama’s Top Five Health Care Lies
- Lie One: No one will be compelled to buy coverage.
- Lie Two: No new taxes on employer benefits.
- Lie Three: Government can control rising health care costs better than the private sector.
- Lie Four: A public plan won’t be a Trojan horse for a single-payer monopoly.
- Lie Five: Patients don’t have to fear rationing.
37,000 at Dallas Tea Party — and next steps
I returned from the Dallas Tea Party this weekend inspired and motivated by the massive turnout of citizen activists. The official county estimate of the day-long event’s crowd: 37,000!
Meanwhile the Dallas Morning News snarks that there were only 37,000 people, not 50,000: Tea party protest at Southfork Ranch falls short of estimated 50,000 attendees
Show your ‘burka pride’
Barbara Kay, National Post
Clearly, there are many Muslim women who freely choose head cover, and perhaps body but not face cover, to express their religious sensibilities. But to assume that the burka would be freely chosen by any woman is crazy.
The New York Post
Jackie Kennedy had a four-year love affair with Bobby Kennedy that began not long after JFK’s assassination and grew so intense that when RFK was gunned down, it was she — not his wife — who instructed doctors to pull the plug, an explosive new book claims.