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Culture Watch, Vol. 81|
August 24, 2009
In his regular Friday evening news dump, Obama notified the nation that the 10-year
budget deficit projection will increase to approximately $9 trillion
from $7.108 trillion,
a mere $2 trillion more than forecast. Oops. Now, when the report comes out this
week, Obama can claim this is 'old news'. Watch out, Slick Willie, they're gainin'
Obama then jetted off to spend 10 days relaxing in Martha's Vineyard. Hey, its hard
work running up a record $1.58 trillion deficit.
Meanwhile, Democrats continue politicizing the Iraq war in order to burnish their
moral vitas with the
Justice Department recommending reopening
nearly a dozen prisoner-abuse
cases, which could expose CIA employees and contractors to prosecution. Inquiuring
minds want to know - whose side are these guys on?
As Americans continue to express their disapproval of the proposed health care government
grab, it turns out the White House is using taxpayer dollars
to distribute mass e-mails in favor
of it. What's wrong with this equation? Despite, or because of this, there remains
Obama's popularity has plummeted to a record low
, with just 45% of voters now approving of his
performance as commander in chief. Cry me a river.
self-identified liberals in all 50 states of the
union, according to the Gallup Poll.
Despite our health care 'crisis', U.S. life expectancy has risen to a new high,
now standing at
nearly 78 years
The UN Climate Conference planned for December is getting lots of cancellations
GOVERNMENT AT WORK:
The Japanese made Toyota Corolla remains the top seller
in this clunkers program.
The U.S. is going to lend billions of dollars of our tax dollars
to Brazil's state-owned
oil company, Petrobras, to finance exploration of the huge offshore discovery in
Brazil's Tupi oil field.
If you're planning a garage sale or organizing a church bazaar, you'd best beware:
You could be breaking a new federal law. As part of a campaign called Resale Roundup,
the federal government is cracking down on the secondhand sales
of dangerous and defective
More nanny state shenanigans: In New Jersey, officials are considering an unusual
ordinance that would prevent people of all ages from gathering outside in public
late at night. Translation: A curfew for adults
. What next? Can Uncle Sam make us go
stand in the corner?
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America passed several resolutions Friday that
recognize committed gay relationships and, for the first time, permit non-celibate homosexuals
to be Lutheran clergy.
Dr Craig Venter – one of the world’s most famous and controversial biologists –
said his U.S. researchers have overcome one of the last big hurdles to making a
synthetic organism. That's artificial life
. Move over, Pelosi!
Jabbar: Muslim superhero
The world's first Muslim cartoon superheroes
have taken the Arab world by
storm, and now they are headed for British television screens.
According to government stats, baby boomers, now well into middle age, are still
turning on to illegal drugs
, doubling the rates of illicit
drug use for the older generation. That may explain this health care 'reform'.
British couples are being offered the chance to choose the sex of their child in a U.S. clinic
Did you know we all have
'a right to starlight'?
And the International Astronomical Union informed
us that this right is steadily being eroded by urban illumination. Who knew?
Not only that, the American Chemical Society has informed us that candle lit dinners
add to pollution and are potential health hazards
. Again, who knew?
A man who roasted his pet dog to enjoy as a meal with his family and friends escaped
prosecution after authorities in New Zealand determined the animal was killed humanely
Till next week, remember, the best form of protest is ridicule.
Keep smiling, the left is imploding, and they're doing it all by themselves.
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