Thursday, June 05, 2008

First Principles

Rightwing sparkle is back! Yes, yes. Save your cheers and sighs of relief. She is prettier than I. Anyway, the dog is going for a nap. This will be my last post. As our British friends would say, "Cheers!"

Hugh Hewitt gives a concise and informative speech about the first principles of Conservatism. For our friends on the left, if you really want to know the conservative mind, this will help. For those on the right, Hugh is well spoken, well worth hearing.

Show Trial Mark Steyn is being persecuted by a kangaroo court in Canada.

The UN might be getting a clue on how to Feed the Poor.

"U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a real way to "Feed the World" — ease export limits and cut tariffs on imports. In other words, let the global market work. In opening the Rome-based U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization's three-day Rome summit on solving the global food crisis, Ban chided countries that have responded to world food shortages by limiting exports or enacting price controls. "They only distort markets and force prices even higher," he said."

Exactly right! Color me astounded.

"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest." - Mark Twain