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Random links – {1/20/2011}

Posted by Jim Rector on January 20, 2011

Autumn Leaves in Snow
A great Northern California photographer I follow. Check out his blog.

What About the Twins? The Deadly Logic of Abortion
”But, even as millions were morally troubled by the account, many were unable to muster a moral argument against the abortions. Why? Because the logic of abortion has been so widely accepted in the larger society.”

Obama Says There’s Been an ‘Evolution’ in Human Rights in China—Even Though China Lacks Freedom of Religion and of the Press and Is Run by Communist Party
Chinese Dissident Calls for Obama to ‘Imagine’ One of His Daughters ‘Has to Be Put to Death,’ Just Like Under China’s One-Child Policy
Wonder which of his daughters he would choose if forced to make decision under China’s 1 child policy.

Sheila Jackson Lee on Chinese Health Care
Why do people continue to assume she knows what’s she’s talking about?

Rep. John Lewis Says Declaration’s ‘Pursuit of Happiness’ Language and 14th Amendment Authorize Congress to Force People to Buy Health Insurance
Be nice if they actually understood the standard that they are sworn to uphold.

NM Gov. Susana Martinez Declares War On Undocumented Workers, Drivers Licenses
It’s a good start.

US Customs & Border Patrol Protecting America From Chocolate Toy Eggs (And Charging You For The Privilege)
Wouldn’t want an “illegal” chocolate egg getting in but Jose rapist coke mule is just fine.

CFLs burn out in California?
Guess they’re not the environment savers we were led to believe.

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Random Links–{1/4/11}

Posted by Jim Rector on January 4, 2011

NFL Sideline Shoot: Titans vs Colts (and how I got kicked off the sidelines)
Interesting account of being a photographer on the sidelines of an NFL game. Man I would love to do that!

Court OKs searches of cell phones without warrant
I think Stalin, Lenin, and Mao would love this ruling.

Republican Congressman: Ban Funding of Obamacare in Every Appropriations Bill This Year
Good start. Works for me.

STRUGGLING Brits are being hit with a triple whammy – a painful VAT increase along with huge rises in train fares and petrol prices.
Democrats want to bring that garbage here!

George Washington Approved Soldier’s Dismissal for Attempt ‘To Commit Sodomy’ at Valley Forge, With ‘Detestation of Such Infamous Crimes’
Someone asked, someone told.

Seven Habits That Make Better Photographers – No Camera Needed
Good advice.

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Random Links–{1/3/2011}

Posted by Jim Rector on January 3, 2011

Christian Audio free download of the Month
The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges – A classic.

Free Up Hard Drive Space by Changing the Location of iTunes Backups
Hmm, maybe that’s where some of my HD is disappearing to.

China May Ban Skype In Misguided Protectionist Effort
I suspect it’s more about spying on citizens than protectionism.

How Not to Fight Atheism
The law of unintended consequences. – “Christianity has enemies, and the greatest victory of these enemies is to prevent the proclamation of the Gospel.”

How to bounce your flash
If you see me with a piece of black foam on my flash – this is why.

2010: The Photography is Not a Crime Year in Review
This isn’t China after all. At least not yet.

50 million taxpayers must delay filing – IRS
Democrats didn’t have their stuff together; who usually ends up paying?

Napolitano Visit Aimed at Beefing up Border Security……..in Afghanistan
Because beefing up our border would be racism.

725 New California Laws Went into Effect Jan. 1
Using trans-fats in food facilities now carries a higher penalty than marijuana possession. They’re going broke. Instead of fixing the budget they simply burden their citizens with more laws – most will cost more money.

Gov. Schwarzenegger issues last day commutations
Passing out favors to your cronies is a bi-partisan activity.

Time to "Reboot" California: Fixing Our Broken System Is on the Agenda
Let us know how that turns out.

Issa says Obama administration is ‘one of most corrupt’
I might be sympathetic to his statement but it’s a losing issue for the Republicans. Spend more time on spending. That’s what the election was about.

Obama Studies Reagan Years for Guidance on Pushing Agenda
How about starting by not being a tax and spend Socialist?

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