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Islamic Law in the U.S.A?

I came across an article written by my blog friend James Leroy Wilson. Generally I agree with and enjoy reading Wilson’s articles, but I have to say this article didn’t rub me the right way. Here’s an excerpt: “Which brings us to the problem of Islam. Islam is not just a religion, it is a ...

Dadgum Racists

I re-watched the Borat movie again tonight and I really wonder how Sacha Baron Cohen got away with the pranks he pulled. He risked his life on several occasions, especially the scene at the rodeo. After reading some websites about how Borat got away with duping these people, I found some interesting quotes from the ...

Why the U.S. needs Canada 1

I’ve had this debate many times over the last 10 years or so with several different people. The debate usually starts out with the statement “Canada would be nothing if the United States weren’t there to protect her“. The common perception for some is that Canada wouldn’t be able to protect itself if it didn’t ...

Bomb Muslim Holy sites to deter terrorism? Huh?

Where do you think racism against Muslims in the United States comes from? Sometimes it comes from the media; sometimes from the churches. But in the case I’m describing below, it comes from the government itself. Republican Congressman Tom Tancredo (Who is also trying to run for President) made one of the most ridiculous comments ...

US 90′s crime decline 1

Crime statistics for the 2006 Canada census have recently been released and last year had apparently the lowest crime rate in 25 years. A phenomenon in the United States that has intrigued me is the sharp drop in crime in the 1990′s. It’s especially interesting that the drop in crime seems to be secluded to ...

U.S. Housing bust

The U.S. Housing market in many cities across the United States has blown into an overinflated bubble, and we’ve recently seen indications that the bubble has in fact burst. According to RealtyTrac Inc., foreclosures in the U.S. have risen 62% in April compared with last year. The states that topped the list in foreclosures were ...

What to do in Iraq? 2

With former President Jimmy Carter calling the Bush Administration the “Worst in history”, I figured today’s topic should relate to the war in Iraq. A lot of my readers credit me for complaining about the U.S. involvement in Iraq, but like many other people covering Iraq, I haven’t provided any alternative solution to the war ...

Only a cleaning of our whole society can remove this sickness from our soul 2

Since the weather wasn’t adequate enough to partake in any outdoor activities today, Han and I watched the movie “Bobby“; a film written and directed by Emilio Estivez that revolves around the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. I didn’t know what to expect, but I thought it was a really good movie and I think ...

The Gun Culture 4

P22 Walther (One of the guns used in the Virginia Massacre) “Action, fun, sport, speed, high velocity – catchwords for modern leisure activities. Now we are bringing fun into target shooting – the P22 makes fun shooting an experience. The compact design and style of a modern defense pistol in caliber .22 l.r. with all ...

Blame China 3

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for China; I call it “growing pains”. Such is the inevitable effect of a rapidly developing and industrializing nation. I’m sure European and North American countries experienced similar difficulties during the industrial revolution. The recent pet food contamination has been traced back to suppliers in China. More recently, ...