Readers, this is a short New and Views. I hit “publish” far before I was ready (multi-tasking can be dangerous).
Sam at Left Coast Rebel notices some telling signs at Public Policy Polling, and their most recent rhetoric on Floria Republican Governor Rick Scott.
SENTRY JOURNAL reminds of us Patrick Henry’s stirring speech 236 years ago, which should be among the most precious and quoted part of our history: A couple of snippets (I hope you will read it all and be refreshed, renewed and enthused):
This is no time for ceremony. The questing before the House is one of awful moment to this country. For my own part, I consider it as nothing less than a question of freedom or slavery;…
it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts….
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past….
They tell us, sir, that we are weak; unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year?
Always on Watch has a video on the Muslim Brotherhood that is a must see. The Brotherhood is back in the news because they have won enormous power in Egypt’s recent referendum vote. The anti-government forces were not for the changes to the Constitution’s amendments, neither were the country’s constitutional scholars, but the Muslim Brotherhood was enthusiastically for the new invitation to tyranny. Please click the link above and give it a watch.
Conservative Hideout 2.0 has a a rousing essay on our moral obligation to our Constitution. Today we are obligated to everything BUT the Constitution. We must not grow weary. Visit and catch a fresh breath of air, get a good night’s sleep and start all over again in the morning.
Larry at Political Realities reminds us why the Oklahoma law banning Sharia law was pertinent to every state. For those who are puzzled that any state would need a law banning Sharia, Larry patiently explains it. It’s a big deal, people. Let’s pay attention.
James at The Reaganite Republican Resistance has a seriously funny, but seriously true post about a Mexican lion. Who knew there was such a thing.
The Lonely Conservative reports the latest scam connected to the Democrats “tighter underwriting standard for mortgages,” aka Obamas rout of evil bankers.