Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Gov't Gas Taxes Exceed Oil Company Profits

Gov't Gas Taxes Exceed Oil Company Profits

While the media continues to blame the big oil companies for gouging U.S. motorists as they collect record breaking profits, the windfall profits raked in by the government in the form of energy tax revenue actually dwarf the oil companies' jackpot. (more at Newsmax.com)
To read more about how the government has become America's number one oil profiteer, go to:

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2005/10/gas_taxes_excee.html

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Marriage Amendment on Nov. ballot -- PLEASE HELP

Marriage Amendment Goes to the People

For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his
wife, and they will become one flesh. – Genesis 2:24

Voters will have the opportunity to amend the constitution of Virginia to define
marriage as the union of one man and one woman when they go to the polls this
November. Even though a majority of Virginians support the concept of marriage
as being the union of one man and one woman, many are confused about what this
amendment will do and why we need to amend our constitution to define
marriage. It is important that we as the church are aware of the issues involved
and are able to articulate a reasoned response when necessary. “Wisdom rests in
the heart of him who has understanding…” – Proverbs 14:33

What the Marriage Amendment Will Do

• Define the God-ordained structure of marriage
as the union of one man and one woman.

• Prevent the state of Virginia from recognizing
same sex marriages performed in other states.

• Make same-sex marriage illegal in Virginia including
counterfeit marriages such as “civil unions or “domestic partnerships.”

• Protect our current marriage laws from court challenge or activist judges.

• Allow the voters of Virginia to define marriage on a statewide ballot.


What the Marriage Amendment Will Not Do

• It will not take any existing rights away from anyone.

• It will not affect benefits offered by private employers.

• It will not affect wills, joint ownership of property, contracts or
agreements between unmarried individuals.

• It will not unfairly discriminate against anyone.

Please visit www.va4marriage.org and click on “More Frequently Asked
Questions” for a more in depth look at these and other issues.

va4marriage.org

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Encouraging Illegal Behavior for the Mighty Vote

As rallies popped up across the country yesterday to protest efforts by Congress to secure the borders, enforce existing immigration laws, and deal with the illegal aliens already in the country, the Democrats revealed in unmistakable clarity their true motives. This debate isn’t about fairness or compassion or any of the other buzz words they like to use. It’s about votes, and in their zeal to tap into the illegal alien voting bloc, they are not only condoning illegal activity, they are encouraging it. (more from Bobby Eberle)

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Ponte: Couric Further Left Than Rather

Katie Couric’s politics "are apparently even further to the Left and more partisan Democratic than Dan Rather’s,” commentator Lowell Ponte writes.

"For this reason, she is unlikely to restore CBS’s credibility or redeem CBS’s well-deserved reputation for left-wing bias.” If Couric’s previous work is any indication, she could bring to CBS not only her liberal bias but also her penchant for making potentially inflammatory comments.

In November 1997, Couric asked a jilted bride on "Today”: "Have you considered castration as an option?”

Critics noted that if any male interviewer had even jokingly proposed sexually mutilating a woman, he would have been fired. Later that year Couric reported that commercials directed at men are simple-minded compared to those aimed at women because women are capable of more complex thought.

more at Newsmax.com