Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Hillary Scariest Candidate

Hillary Clinton, in a poll by the Associated Press-Ipsos, was voted as the candidate who would be the scariest Halloween costume.


But, what's really scary is Hillary's horrific history.
Robert M. Duncan, a journalist from HumanEvents.com, writes about Hillary, "according to a book written by two veteran New York Times reporters, Hillary in 1992 listened in on secretly-recorded phone conversations of political opponents. But what is truly amazing is that, while she is eager and willing to listen in on political opponents, she has fought against giving our intelligence experts the tools they need to monitor terrorists who might be calling to activate their sleeper cells in the United States.
It is a stunning stance. Here is an individual who is willing to listen into conversations conducted by political opponents, and yet, as she vies to be our next President, she opposes conducting surveillance against terrorists as they plan to kill Americans. Can she possibly be serious?
Earlier this year, she said that she would “of course” support funding for the troops. But then she turned around and voted against emergency funding for our men and women in uniform. And when MoveOn.org went so far as to attack the loyalty of our commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, Hillary was in the small minority who voted against a Senate resolution condemning the vicious smear.
The pattern holds on issue after issue. She’s shifted her position on using strong interrogation techniques on terrorists. She is seeking advice from Sandy Berger, a man who admitted to stealing and destroying classified national security documents. She refuses to give straight answers on questions about how she would keep rogue nations like Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
The question ultimately is whether Hillary is more serious about our safety or about winning her election."


Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Republican Bobby Jindal Wins

RNC Congratulates Jindal, Republicans on Louisiana Victories

WASHINGTON – RNC Chairman Robert M. “Mike” Duncan today released the following statement on the Louisiana elections:“Today was a great day for the Republican Party and, more importantly, a great day for the state of Louisiana. Bobby Jindal’s positive message of economic opportunity, ethics reform, and tough action against crime clearly resonated with Louisiana voters, who soundly rejected the Democrats’ failed leadership and negative attacks up and down the ballot. I am proud that the RNC’s significant investment in this race paid off, and even more excited about the message this sends across the country: Republican candidates who are true to our Party’s fundamental principles win at the ballot box. Congratulations to Governor-elect Jindal, to all of the new Republican officeholders, and most importantly, to the people of Louisiana.”

Interesting fact: Governor-elect Bobby Jindal is the youngest Governer in the United States at age 36.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

No Flag for Obama

Barack Obama, the motivational speaker in a politician's costume, refuses to wear an American flag pin. Obama, who accomplished hardly anything during his time in office, says that he "won't wear that pin on my chest."

Obama thinks (no oxymoron intended) that it is "cliche" to show one's patriotism by proudly displaying their support by wearing an American flag pin. Obama thinks that he is more of a patriot by not wearing the pin.

By using that logic, those who wear a cross around their necks aren't true Christians. No, those people, who are proud to wear the cross because it means something to them, are just being cliche.


The next President of the United States should be proud to wear the American flag. The next President should not criticize people for publicly displaying their support of something that means a lot to them, and calling it cliche to do so.

Yet, what does Obama have to display that he is proud of? Not much.

"He has led no causes, fought no major legislative battles in the past two years he has been in the Senate, and seems to be deeply risk-adverse to getting into a principled fight about anything larger than himself.” - Donald Lambro - The Washington Times - 12/14/06

Monday, October 22, 2007

11 Convenient Lies

A British court has found eleven falsehoods in Al Gore's mock-umentary "An Inconvenient Truth."

  1. The film claims that melting snows on Mount Kilimanjaro evidence global warming. The Government's expert was forced to concede that this is not correct.
  2. The film suggests that evidence from ice cores proves that rising CO2 causes temperature increases over 650,000 years. The Court found that the film was misleading: over that period the rises in CO2 lagged behind the temperature rises by 800-2000 years.
  3. The film uses emotive images of Hurricane Katrina and suggests that this has been caused by global warming. The Government's expert had to accept that it was "not possible" to attribute one-off events to global warming.
  4. The film shows the drying up of Lake Chad and claims that this was caused by global warming. The Government's expert had to accept that this was not the case.
  5. The film claims that a study showed that polar bears had drowned due to disappearing arctic ice. It turned out that Mr. Gore had misread the study: in fact four polar bears drowned and this was because of a particularly violent storm.
  6. The film threatens that global warming could stop the Gulf Stream throwing Europe into an ice age: the Claimant's evidence was that this was a scientific impossibility.
  7. The film blames global warming for species losses including coral reef bleaching. The Government could not find any evidence to support this claim.
  8. The film suggests that the Greenland ice covering could melt causing sea levels to rise dangerously. The evidence is that Greenland will not melt for millennia.
  9. The film suggests that the Antarctic ice covering is melting, the evidence was that it is in fact increasing.
  10. The film suggests that sea levels could rise by 7m causing the displacement of millions of people. In fact, the evidence is that sea levels are expected to rise by about 40cm over the next hundred years and that there is no such threat of massive migration.
  11. The film claims that rising sea levels has caused the evacuation of certain Pacific islands to New Zealand. The Government are unable to substantiate this and the Court observed that this appears to be a false claim.


Sunday, October 21, 2007

A Hypocritical Truth

According to a NASA report, the polar ice caps on Mars are melting. Who's to blame there, Al Gore? Martians flying gas-guzzling UFOs? Smog emmissions from the Mars, Inc. factory?


Could "global warming" just be natural? That's if "global warming" actually exists.

NASA GISS data shows that Earth's south pole as DECREASED in temperature by 1 degree F. since 1957.


Patrick J. Michaels, a professor of environmental science, says that, "carbon dioxide is increasing in the atmosphere at a rate below that of most climate-change scenarios because it is being increasingly captured by growing vegetation." Another expert on environmental science, Richard Lindzen says, "We don't have any evidence that this [ global warming ] is a serious problem."

The Leipzig Declaration, which is signed by 80 academics and 25 weather analysts, believe that the theory of "global warming" is "based solely on unproven scientific theories, imperfect computer models - and the unsupported assumptions that catastrophic global warming follows from the burning of fossil fuels and requires immediate action. We do not agree. We believe that the dire predictions of a future warming have not been validated by the existing climate record. These predictions are based on nothing more than theoretical models and cannot be relied on."

The Declaration also says, "it has become increasingly clear that – contrary to the conventional wisdom - there does not exist today a general scientific consensus about the importance of greenhouse warming from rising levels of carbon dioxide. In fact, many climate specialists now agree that actual observations from weather satellites show no global warming whatsoever - in direct contradiction to computer model results."


Politicizing "global warming" even though it's existence is doubted, is purely unethical. If "global warming" doesn't exist, then maybe that's why Al Gore doesn't mind living in a house that eats up energy more than the average home and flying around in a private jet (the same private jet he criticizes in his pseudo-documentary film).


It's a hypocritcal truth. Isn't it, Al Gore?

Friday, October 19, 2007

"A Tale of Two Houses"

House #1: A 20 room mansion ( not including 8 bathrooms ) heated by natural gas. Add on a pool ( and a pool house) and a separate guesthouse, all heated by gas. In one month, this residence consumes more energy than the average American household does in a year. The average bill for electricity and natural gas runs over $2400 per month. In natural gas (a fossil fuel) alone, this property consumes more than 20 times the national average for an American home. This house is not situated in a Northern or Midwestern "snow belt" area. It's in the South.

House #2: Designed by an architecture professor at a leading national university. This house incorporates every "green" feature current home construction can provide. The house is 4,000 square feet ( 4 bedrooms ) and is nestled on a high prairie in the American southwest. A central closet in the house holds geothermalheat-pumps drawing ground water through pipes sunk 300 feet into the ground. The water (usually 67 degrees F. ) heats the house in the winter and cools it in the summer. The system uses no fossil fuels such as oil or natural gas and it consumes one-quarter electricity required for a conventional heating/cooling system. Rainwater from the roof is collected and funneled into a 25,000 gallon underground cistern. Wastewater from showers, sinks and toilets goes into underground purifying tanks and then into the cistern. The collected water then irrigates the land surrounding the house. Surrounding flowers and shrubs native to the area enable the property to blend into the surrounding rural landscape.

- HOUSE #1 is outside of Nashville, Tennessee; it is the abode of the "environmentalist" Al Gore.
- HOUSE #2 is on a ranch near Crawford, Texas; it is the residence of the President of the United States, George W. Bush.

An "inconvenient truth".

More Information @ http://www.snopes.com/politics/bush/house.asp

- M. Amaral
Vice President, Rivier College Republicans

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

The Right Way to Be

It is official. My fellow members and I worked hard to establish the organization we are all proud to call the Rivier College Republicans. This is the beginning of a new era on this campus. We have been bonded together through our moral, social, economic, and geopolitical ideals, in an attempt to educate ourselves and others on campus on the issues that will impact the rest of our lives.

We must be vigilant against those who use propaganda to further agendas, the so called liberal drive-by media, on and off the campus, and must use conservative logic to combat ignorance. This is our mission.

Patriotism, the free market, constitutional liberties, freedom, and national security are some of the many topics on which we will educate our fellow campus-goers. It is my true belief that every student has within them conservative ideals. It is our job to prove that being young and conservative is not only OK, but the right way to be. You no longer need to be scared to say you are Republican.

- M. Amaral
Vice President, Rivier College Republicans