U.S. Senators Look To Increase Nuclear Energy, Reduce Emissions

Two senators have introduced legislation that would double nuclear energy output in the U.S. over the next 20 years. Democratic Senator Jim Webb of Virginia and Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee unveiled the $20 billion Clean Energy Act of 2009, which hopes to create advances in nuclear technology and other clean technologies, while lowering carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases.

Wise Men (and Wise Women) Still Give the Gift of Gold

Two millennia ago, three wise men arrived in Bethlehem bearing gifts for the Christ Child. A famous Christmas carol celebrates how Caspar, Balthazar and Melchior brought with them the most valuable items of their day—gold, frankincense and myrrh. Frankincense and myrrh are not as rare or valued now as they were then, but gold has held its value. Read this article and get gift ideas that will have lasting value…

Racism, the Rich, Record Debt and More Biased Reporting

*Are you a racist? According to Jesse Jackson, if you oppose Obama’s plan for socialized medicine in the United States, you are. And you’re a racist even if you’re black! Yes, incredible as it may seem, the premier race-baiter in America, the so-called “Reverend” Jesse Jackson, told a crowd at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation that “You can’t vote against healthcare and call yourself a black man.” His remarks were aimed at Rep. Artur Davis, a black congressman from Alabama who voted against the measure. Good for you, Artur. Please stand up to that loud-mouthed bully.

*Are you an American?Here’s an amazing quote from an Associated Press (AP) story…

For Washington, Service Was His Reward

As commander of the various militias during the Revolutionary War, General George Washington served his country without compensation, save for an allowance for certain expenses he incurred. He did this voluntarily, and gladly.

When his duties on the field of battle were over he would have been content to retire to his farm at Mt. Vernon, Va. But his countrymen called upon him to continue his service for eight more years.

On Thursday, April 30, 1789, Washington was sworn in as the nation’s first president. After taking the oath of office…

The White Lies About Black Gold

President Barack Obama’s proclamations about reducing the United State’s dependency on foreign oil reveal either a naïveté or a striking amount of dishonesty. With U.S. production waning and viable renewable fuel technologies still years away, the U.S. is going to have to look for new sources of oil. Read this article to learn where the country may turn…