A Bridge Too Far

diversityI live in the Southwest corner of Connecticut, one of the bluest states in the nation. But despite the influx of New York liberals that have ruled the roost here for the last 40 years or so, a great many of my neighbors are down-to earth, common [...]

Singin’ the Blues

blhlryclntnAh, nostalgia! Merriam-Webster online defines it as, ”pleasure and sadness that is caused by remembering something from the past and wishing that you could experience it again.” And so it was that I experienced an acute pang of pleasant wistfulness as I watched Hillary Clinton’s hair-tossing attempts [...]

Jolting Joe?

jdmgIt has been an important hallmark of the conservative movement during its 50 year run to point to the steady decline of Western Civilization; to a broad disrespect for the rule of law in general, and specifically in the areas of religion, education and government. But many [...]

King of the Monsters

The WomenSome years ago, I predicted the coming bomb that was the 2008 remake of the classic 1939 comedy, The Women. I wrote at the time:

In 1939, nearly all of the major characters in The Women, even the saintly Mary Haines at the end, were [...]

Democrats’ Snoopy Dancing

obmcr5The other day I came across an article on CNN entitled, “Why are Some Democrats Running Away from Obamacare?,” a truly comical piece which would be even funnier were it not mere cheerleading disguised as analysis. And cheerleading is desperately needed as Democrats approach the midterm elections. [...]

Hollywood’s Real Heroes

jhnwynGoing unnoticed amid this week’s entertainment news—the various selfies and jokes of jester-in-chief Barack Obama—came news that, according to a Harris poll, John Wayne is currently the seventh most favorite actor in America. Yes, you read that right. And while it’s true he was mostly the pick [...]

The Real Bullies

ntnwmpsA few years ago, I was privileged to hear Justice Antonin Scalia speak at my husband’s alma mater, Iona College. On display, among other things, were the wit and wisdom which have made him perhaps the most indispensable conservative in America. And he wowed the audience of [...]

Replay it Again, Bud

bdslgIn a few weeks my beloved New York Yankees will once again take the field for another opening day, one that brings many changes. Gone are the suspended Alex Rodriguez, the glorious game-ender Mariano Rivera and my personal favorite, Curtis Granderson, who has made the cross-town trip [...]

View from the Couch

jhnywrHaving been forced into a prone position following surgery two weeks ago, I was necessarily bound to recumbent furniture and was therefore a captive audience of the Boob Tube for nearly ten days; which for me, consisted mostly of Turner Classic Movies, old sitcoms on TV Land [...]

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 [...]

Unsportsmanlike Conduct

rchrdshrmThe news from Sunday’s NFC title game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francesco 49ers was not so much about the action on the field, but what transpired in a post-game interview between Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews and Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. Sherman, who saved the [...]

Predictions

obmcr3This being the time of year for looking back and looking ahead, many have made their predictions for the coming year; most dealing with the premise that Obamacare will be the straw that finally breaks the liberals backs, revealing in all too painful detail that big government [...]

We Feel Your Pain

rcsnFor you young conservatives, the first five years of the Obama presidency must have seemed like a lifetime, with the prospect of three more a thought almost too awful to bear. And it’s not hard to see why. It’s not just the lies behind Obamacare that rankle, [...]






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