Rand Paul vs. Hillary Clinton: A Radically Transformational Presidential Election Fighting Over Peace and Prosperity?

rndpl-hlryclntnRand Paul vs. Hillary Clinton?

In a context of emerging peace, prosperity, and human rights?

This would be big. Transformational, even.

Peter Beinart, in the Atlantic Monthly (among many, many other political observers), has concluded that “Rand Paul is the 2016 Republican Frontrunner.” And two of the […]

The Importance and Potential of the Catholic Vote

As Catholics vote, so goes the nation. […]

Uninventing Freedom

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Daniel Hannan, the famous Euro-skeptic, recently published a magnificent book, Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World. In it he traces the history of the Anglosphere – the English-speaking countries of the world – from its origin in the British Isles to […]

Duly Noted - A Revolt of the Masses

Duly Noted

This installment of Duly Noted departs from the posting’s usual pattern. A seemingly small event has occurred that sheds light on what might be, a yet partially hidden, long-term trend of fundamental significance.

The venue of the deed is Switzerland. That country might be […]

The Occupy Movement and its Extreme Left Component Implode

occpyThe Occupy Wall Street movement has not only disintegrated, but is now imploding. Left-wing news sites are gloating about the demise of their own. BuzzFeed ran a story last week on the hijacking of the primary Occupy Wall Street Twitter account by a transsexual who […]

Deconstructing American Marxism

mrxsmIn its essence Marxism, the core ideology of modern Socialism, is an irrational, utopian and coercive perversion of human equality. Marxism seeks equality where equality does not exist, demanding legal enforcement of equal social outcomes, including those related to economics, higher education, athletics, religion and human sexuality. This […]

Obama’s Weaponization of Government

When you analyze the public response to the State of the Union and the latest polling data, it’s clear that the President has lost a tremendous amount of credibility with the American public. I scarcely think he cares at this point. A tired, graying Barack Obama stood before Congress […]

Pete ‘Potemkin’ Seeger: Stalin’s Little Minstrel

Pete Potemkin Seeger“One of the things I’m most proud of about my country is the fact that we did lick McCarthyism back in the fifties.”

“I still call myself a communist, because communism is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity is what the churches […]

The Road to Freedom in Tehran (the Rise of pro-Americanism in Iran)

irnusWhile the Islamic Republic of Iran, along with many Arab regimes espouses a doctrine of anti-Americanism the Iranian people have become profoundly pro-American in recent years.

The officials of Iran are concerned about the rising tide of pro-Americanism among the masses in Iran. American presence is highly […]

Three Facts About The Super Bowl That Could Transform Our Economy

Seattle SeahawksAre you ready for some football?

Super Bowl Sunday is, obviously, a day for fun, food and friends. But as you enjoy the football game, consider the deeper meaning of it all – and how our economic fortunes could improve if we seriously changed our […]

The Right Side Of History

Time and time again I have been accused of being on the “wrong side of history” when it comes to the arguments over abortion and, especially, to so-called gay marriage. This linguistic fad has exploded in use lately as if history itself is the sole arbitrator of what is right and true. It is the […]

Liberal Rag: More Despotism Please

dvdcrnHypocrisy, thy name is liberalism. What a difference a few years makes.

Remember when “progressive” media types chided President George W. Bush till they were blue in the face for “going it alone” on Iraq? Well, apparently “going it alone” is totally cool if you have a […]

Government-Imposed Net Neutrality: Twice Bitten – Not Shy About a Third Try

networkneutralityWhy does the federal government appear so adamant to again blatantly ignore the law, power grab the Internet and re-impose Network Neutrality?

After all, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has already tried it – twice. And been unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court – twice. […]

Syrian Jihadists Create Female Battalions to Patrol and Detect

wmnjhdstsThe group formerly known as al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQII), now calling itself the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), formed two female battalions in the northern Syrian city of Raqqah, according to a report by an Israeli counterterrorism analyst in Sunday’s Middle Eastern news media.

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After the Heinous Farm Bill – What Next?

frmbllCongress is on the verge of extruding a new five-year farm bill. President Barack Obama says he will sign it.

As has each and every farm bill for coming up on eighty years:

This Farm Bill Stinks

Indeed it does.

Congress Seeks to […]

The Secret Hillary Rodham Clinton, Part II

hlry-alnskyAs recounted in the previous column, the record is clear that Saul Alinsky, about whom the young Hillary Rodham wrote her Wellesley honor’s thesis, was neither communist nor conventional Big Government liberal. Hillary Rodham turned down a job offer from Alinsky. She turned aside from the path […]

The Secret Hillary Rodham Clinton, Part I

g9510.20_Hillary.Cover.inddForty-five years ago Hillary Rodham made a fateful decision. It has defined her life.

Understanding that moment of decision is essential to understanding Hillary Clinton’s life — the successes and the failures and, perhaps, the future. It would explain the subtly discordant persona that causes the media […]

A Really Big Show

btls-drgsFifty years ago this week, the Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan show, giving America it’s first taste of what became known as The British Invasion. As a little girl, I remember the excitement surrounding this appearance; in fact, my parents let my five brothers and […]

America Has Lost Her Will to Live

ilglimgrtnPerhaps we should have chosen the turkey as our national bird, as Benjamin Franklin suggested. It would certainly be more appropriate for our times. But if any flying creature would do, a moth might be more fitting still — with political correctness playing the role of that […]

Inequality: The Obama Word for the Year. How Does it Relate to the American Dream?

Inequality means a lot of things to different people. Obama and the liberals plan to screw up the economy more so just like they did for healthcare. After all if Obama is an expert on healthcare, he also must be an expert on the economy.

The word inequality […]

Conservative Grassroots Must Reset Political Discourse

bhnr-amnstyBetween Barack Obama’s January 28 “State of the Collective” speech and his fraud ridden “interview” with Bill O’Reilly just prior to the Super Bowl, it has been once again made painfully clear to the American people that the truth itself poses the biggest obstacle to the Obama […]

DOD’s War against the Framers and Conservative Ideas

gvtsrvlncHistorical Background of FOIA

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, is a federal freedom of information law that sanctions the full or restricted disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the United States government. The Act outlines agency records subject to […]

We are not all “God’s Children”

You’ve heard it said that “We are all God’s children.” This rings flowery and nice.

It’s an insidious lie.

Indeed, God both created and loves – in a way most unfathomable – everyone who ever lived. He wove us together in our mother’s womb and numbered our every hair. But God the Father has only […]

Jason Furman’s Big Lie

 

When the Congressional Budget Office projections came out on February 4, it was exactly what yours truly expected. After all, every time the government meddles in the economy the regulations end up causing trouble, which invariably means a loss of jobs. Obamacare was not going to be an exception. The only issue was what […]

Duly Noted - New Tags for Old Problems

Duly Noted Inventive labels do not heal what they cover up.

Labels can change an object’s perceived meaning while the traits of the verbally recycled item remain unchanged. Through this process, the good is redone as bad, black may mute into white, and […]








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