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Jul
2007
July 11, 2007
Curt.Smith
     Veritas Rex observes that the quiet, conscientious work of government -- especially effective government -- often goes little noted.  We did have the privilege of watching good government in force today as Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman met with a group of faith-based social service providers helping hurting Hoosier families. She listened, she informed, she explained, and she discussed her responsibility to provide a measure of leadership for all 6.2 million Hoosiers in her role as a statewide officeholder.    ...
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11
Jul
2007
July 11, 2007
kurt.luidhardt
The Washington Briefing 2007, to be held Oct. 19-21, is designed to help citizens have a voice in issues of importance to the family. 2007 invited speakers include:  Dr. James Dobson, Dr. Bill Bennett, Newt Gingrich, Laura Ingraham, Chuck Colson, Benjamin Netanyahu, Michelle Malkin, Dr. Richard Land, Phyllis Schlafly, Ken Blackwell, Kate O'Bierne, Judge Robert Bork, Rabbi Daniel Lapin, Senator Mitch McConnell, Gary Bauer, Alan Sears, Tony Perkins, 2008 Presidential hopefuls and more. Last year's inaugural briefing drew almost 1,800 people...
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Jul
2007
July 11, 2007
The NAACP held a formal funeral - casket and all - for the "n" word at its annual convention in Detroit on Monday.  With it went terms like 'pimps' and 'hos'. According to the Associated Press, Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick said, "Die N-word, and we don't want to see you 'round here no more."  NAACP Chairman Julian Bond said that they sent a certain cowboy back to his ranch (Imus), so they must be held to the same standards.  This is an emerging trend in the African-American community.  Sharpton and...
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Jul
2007
July 11, 2007
The long-lamented fact that Governor Daniels isn't a die-hard political party guy could come in handy right now with the property tax crisis.  He is uniquely situated to run up the middle between political factions and various levels of government.  The fact that he runs the state more like a CEO than a political hack is also pretty handy -  while others waste time explaining things, Governor Daniels is the guy who can stand at ground zero and take charge, lead, and give orders.  And that's what he does best anyway. ...
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