Prayer Sucks? What About that “Miracle” on the Hudson?

Atheists, wanna be atheists, and other liberal heathen can always be counted on to scowl at the mere mention of the “Power of Prayer” or other religious beliefs based on faith in the supernatural.

By John Lillpop - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

More Than an Empty Suit?

We elected a President we hardly knew. Barack Obama’s campaign team—and the mainstream press—told us only that we should feel “hopeful.”

By Dennis Avery - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

Surviving Until January 21 Without Committing Murder or Suicide

- Satire -
Looking for a quick, safe way to restore your decimated 401(k) and other asset accounts to pre-September 15, 2008 levels?

Given the media blitz on tap for the next five days to commemorate the birth of Martin Luther King and the death of America through deification of Barack Obama, a prudent chap could make a fortune by hawking barf bags.

By John Lillpop - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

Fuel-friendly Toyota Yaris and Prius honoured with 2009 ecoENERGY awards from Canadian government

Natural Resources Canada’s Office of Energy Efficiency announced today that the Toyota Yaris and Toyota Prius were each awarded the title of best-in-class for fuel efficiency from the 2009 ecoENERGY for Vehicle Awards.

By News on the Net - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

Liberals embrace friendly separatists

In an article published in Quebec ‘s Le Devoir and picked up in English in the Globe & Mail, shiny new Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff, commonly referred to as Iggy by the adoring mainstream media, has decided to attempt to put a kinder, gentler face on the Bloc Quebecois separatists.

By Bill McIntyre - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

General Motors 2-Mode Hybrid Powertrain Wins Inaugural 2009 Best New Green Technology Award

General Motors 2-mode Hybrid Powertrain was declared the inaugural winner of the 2009 Best New Green Technology award by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The award was announced today during a press conference at the Montreal International Auto Show.

By News on the Net - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Border Enforcement Security Task Force Issues Report

(The following is based on a report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.)

The Department of Homeland Security recently released their 2008 report on the results of their BEST program, which is part of the United States’ border security program.

By Jim Kouri - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Fear of Power vs Fear of Powerlessness

For most of human history people have been afraid of being powerless, rather than of having power. Being powerless meant having no rights and no defense. It meant being a slave in name, or all but in name.

By Daniel Greenfield - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Government of Canada Acts to Protect Atlantic Fish Population

Against incredible odds the determined people of Atlantic Canada are working diligently to curb the ever increasing menace of a large ice rat population that is causing untold damage to the Nation’s commercial fish stocks.

By Myles Higgins - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Toronto’s fiscal situation

Dear Hon. Jim Flaherty and Hon. John Baird:

Please, before you give any money to Mayor David Miller for the City of Toronto, put strict conditions on it because of Mayor Miller’s partisan and spendthrift ways.

By News on the Net - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Obama’s “Adopt-A-Jihadist” Program for Gitmo Prisoners

True to his campaign promise, President-Elect Barack Obama, tells Stoos Views that he will order the closure of the military prison at Guantanamo in an effort to show the world the “softer side of the War on Terror.”

By William Kevin Stoos - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Emerging markets Stumble or fall?

NOBODY talks about “decoupling” any more. Instead, emerging economies are sinking alongside developed ones. In 2008 emerging stockmarkets fell by more than those in the rich world, and financial woes forced countries such as Hungary, Latvia and Pakistan to go cap in hand to the IMF. Taiwan’s exports have plunged by 42% over the past year, and South Korea’s by 17%; even China’s have shrunk. Singapore’s GDP fell by an annualised 12.5% in the fourth quarter of 2008, its biggest drop on record. Is this the end of the emerging-market boom?

By Guest Column - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Beijing looks at Hillary as ally

“Efforts by the People’s Republic of China and other countries to gain foreign policy influence by illegally contributing foreign money to U.S. political campaigns and to the Democratic National Committee through domestic conduits.” That was the subject of a 1997 Warning Memo from FBI Director Louis Freeh to Attorney General Janet Reno.

By News on the Net - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Lexus unveils the ultimate advanced driving experience, all-new 2010 RX 350 and RX 450h

Lexus has unveiled the most advanced generation of its trend-setting RX luxury crossover vehicles for 2010, the V6-powered RX 350 and the hybrid RX 450h, at the 2009 Montreal International Auto Show. More than one million Lexus RX models have been sold worldwide, making it the most successful luxury crossover vehicle. Both new models may have distinctive powertrains, but they both set a new benchmark in advanced performance, fuel efficiency, new intuitive technologies and design and class-leading safety.

By Guest Column - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

British Soap hides cross for Muslims

Coronation Street, the Brit soap, hid the cross so that Muslims would not be offended.

By Grant Swank - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

TxDot Plays Opossum Over TTC

On January 6, 2009, The Dallas Morning News carried a headline which read “Trans Texas Corridor is dead, TxDot says.” The article went on to report, “The Texas Department of Transportation announced this morning that it has officially killed the Trans Texas Corridor, saying that despite the project’s visionary aspects, it is clearly not the choice of Texans.”

By Tom Deweese - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Georgia Legislator Wants ACORN’s Tax Exempt Status Revoked

NBC Augusta is reporting that State Senator Jeff Mullis (R- Chickamauga) is sponsoring legislation to revoke the tax exempt status of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) because of the wide spread voter fraud that the group has been perpetrating over the last few years.

By Warner Todd Huston - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Hypocrisy on Geithner

We keep hearing again and again and again from the media that Timothy Geithner, President-elect Obama’s choice as Treasury secretary, made an honest mistake in failing to pay employment taxes. The media keeps saying Geithner committed “goofs.

By Matthew Vadum - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

Gaza: UN compound, hospital hit

Witnesses and UN officials said Israeli shells have struck the United Nations headquarters in the Gaza Strip Thursday.

By News on the Net - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

CTF: School Taxes Must Drop

REGINA: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) calls for a reduction in school taxes in its annual pre-budget submission to the province of Saskatchewan.

By Canadian Taxpayers Federation - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story