Saturday, January 17, 2009

Tebow Bill Would Let Home-schoolers Play on Public School Teams

"Tebow-mania has touched down in the Kentucky General Assembly.
Tim Tebow, the University of Florida quarterback and burgeoning folk hero who was home-schooled, is the inspiration for a bill that would let home-schooled students in Kentucky play public high school sports...the law could affect 12,875 students who are home-schooled in Kentucky. "[full article]

Two thumbs up for supporters of this bill. There is no need to not allow those who wish to play organized sports be punished just because they do not attend government indoctrination camps!

AP's 'Q&A' on Geithner's Taxes Has Excuses Galore, No Mention of 'Reimbursements' Pocketed

"...aspects of Geithner's tax situation, if widely known, would, I believe, cause the average taxpayer to object strongly to the very idea of his nomination. AP's alleged journalists appear to believe that this cannot be allowed to happen. "[full article].

And yet once again, more corruption coming to light about Obama nominations. I know there will be corruption in Washington. But I never thought we would see anything surpass Clinton style corruption for some time. And just think, Obama has not even taken office yet. I predict lot's of "fun" for us freedom lovers in the near future.

Obama cites founding fathers, heading for capital

"President-elect Barack Obama..."a set of ideals that continue to light the world: That we are equal. That our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness come not from our laws, but from our maker. And that a government of, by, and for the people can endure.""[full article].

Escuse me for a moment while I continue to retch...

Calif. tax refunds to be delayed starting Feb. 1

"With a $41.6 billion shortfall over the next year-and-a-half, the state is on the brink of issuing IOUs."[full article]

How well do you think this would work for the average citizen when any of our bills came due?
I could very easily start a rant about this, but I won't, because it would ruin my day, and more than likely end up in the use of harsh profanity.

Quote for the Day

"If you don't have a gun, you have nothing." -- Auschwitz survivor Menashe Lorinczi, by way of David Kopel