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Saturday, October 25, 2008
Nine Excellent Readings
Nine readings: the election and its possible aftermath, the economic crisis, global cooling, and a few news items involving American Fork.
The Economic Crisis
Senator Tom Coburn writes that we are not seeing the end of capitalism, and explains why he voted for the bailout.
One smart, unhappy Democrat, Orson Scott Card lambasts the media for failing to report the truth about who is behind the housing crisis, including Barack Obama.
Election and Beyond
Kirsten Powers on Biden's bungles and the biased media.
It's not a surprise, but here's Charles Krauthammer endorsing John McCain for President. "I'm for the guy who can tell the lion from the lamb," he writes.
Orson Scott Card's piece "Upholding the Constitution" speaks of growing tyranny, states calling a constitutional convention, and the need for peaceful revolution.
A Blow to the Human-Caused Climate Change True Believers
Lorne Gunter reports that all the rise in global temperatures since 1979 has lately disappeared.
Last week the American Fork City Council revised the City's yard sale ordinance.
When economic times are tough, lipstick sales increase, and so does circulation at public libraries, including American Fork's.
This Daily Herald editorial says that putting bond issues to a vote gives the people clout.
Copyright 2008 by David Rodeback.