Unemployment Will Remain High So Long As The Dollar Remains Wobbly

unmplymntlnThe Republican National Committee recently passed a resolution, by the unanimous vote of its National Committeepeople, calling for the creation of a national Monetary Commission. This legislation is prime sponsored in the House of Representatives by Joint Economic Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Tx) and in the US [...]

When Private Companies Beg for Government Favors – It’s Crony Socialism

crnysmCrony Socialism is, in part, the government cutting special deals for certain companies – at the expense of other companies, and the free market.

It is particularly pathetic when companies publicly troll for this treatment. It’s almost as if they’ve given up on actually, you know, [...]

What Housing Bubble? Liberals won’t be Looking in their Closets!

frclsrfrdThere has been a lot of talk or writing last week about the housing bubble. And that the so called mortgage fraud that was to be taken to the wood shed is another Obama fantasy that just ain’t happening.

One writes about Holder in a NY [...]

Marginalizing The Movement That Can Save America

rns11Ever since the 2009 advent of the Tea Party, Democrats on Capitol Hill and the liberal media have been obsessed with its destruction. Of course such a response is entirely understandable, since a cohesive and effective alliance of grassroots conservatives working to uphold the Constitution and maintain [...]

The Plan for Police Nullification

mlnlb2“I [sic] give my left n** to bang down your door and come for your gun,” said the cop. This statement, made by Branford, Ct., police officer Joseph Peterson in a Facebook conversation earlier this month, created quite a blogosphere firestorm. Internet commenters from Sacramento to Saratoga [...]

The GOP’s Un-Candidates

mtrmnyWe shouldn’t be talking about 2016. It’s 2014 and there are obviously important mid-term elections in November. Beyond those, in 2015 there are significant local and state contests across the country, which in many ways are more important than this year’s horseraces. However, discussing the next presidential [...]

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 [...]

On Love

 Odysseus and Penelope by Francesco Primaticcio (c. 1563)

Odysseus and Penelope by Francesco Primaticcio (c. 1563)

Dilige, et quod vis fac—“Love, and do what you will.”

~ Augustine

According to the theologian love is not restricted to realm of the divine and human, nor to those beings [...]

Top Ten Things Putin Said to Obama about Ukraine

obmptnWhile Barack Obama’s recent telephone conversation with Russian president Vladimir Putin about the Crimean standoff has been widely reported, the exact substance of the discussion has remained a mystery.

That is, until now.

Owing to highly placed confidential sources, I’m pleased to report that I have become [...]

Should All Political Parties Embrace Liberal Values? The Left Seems To Think So

dmcrtrpblcnThe concept that the whims of public opinion, the fads of the moment, or the opinions of an ideological opponent should fundamentally alter what a particular political party stands for has always seemed rather odd to me. It is an argument I see trotted out in articles [...]

Straight Talking

gyprdA few days after reading about all the trouble that the organisers of the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade have got into this year, I had a dream. In my dream, I was there at the parade, tagging along – except that the year was 2024 [...]

The Communist States of America

cmmststsusA preferred ploy of left-wing change agents is to ridicule critics when they point out the undeniable parallels between the goals of today’s “progressive” movement, to include the Democratic Party in general, and the goals of the early, and very much still alive, communist movement.

If, for [...]

Wastebook 2013 Lists the Most Awful Government Spending

Brussels home of US ambassador to NATOThe Brussels’ home of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO received $704,198 in gardening and landscaping services. The purchase included, “960 violas, 960 tulips, 960 begonias, 72 Japanese evergreen shrubs, 504 ivy geraniums, 168 hybrid heath evergreen shrubs, 204 American wintergreens, and [...]

Obama: The Joke is on Us

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Here is a joke, entitled “Looking for Work,” that has worked its way around the Internet:

An Israeli doctor says: “In Israel, medicine is so advanced that we cut off a man’s testicles, put them on another man and in 6 weeks, he is [...]

Which Way, USA? America At A Crossroads With Economic And Energy Policy

Will Americans continue allowing a radicalized environmental agenda to animate Washington, one that prohibits the utilization of natural resources – oil in particular – and that squelches the nation’s economy? Or could it be that, at such a time as this, rationality might take-hold in the USA yet again?

As if our own problems aren’t [...]

Arizona Lawman Calls Obama Deportation Statistics Bogus

shrfarpDuring an interview with Fox News Channel’s Neil Cavuto on Friday, the man known by many as “America’s Toughest Sheriff” said he believes that the Obama administration’s claim that more people in the U.S. illegally have been deported than ever before since President Barack Obama took office [...]

Shame On You! What’s Your Consumption Factor?

grdycnsmptnIt is interesting how wealthy liberals are continually blaming the American middle class for global warming, terrorism, and pretty much all of the world’s problems. Simply put, it is all your fault. Our Consumption Factor Imperils Us All (http://www.international.ucla.edu/asia/news/article.asp?parentid=87722) “People in the third world are aware of [...]

The Destruction of Marriage Project

mrgThe lunatics have truly taken over the asylum when the marriage pact, the most ancient institution in human history – pre-dating government itself – and the bedrock foundation of all civilization is now being defined by majority rule, and in some cases, by judicial fiat, rather than [...]

How A 'Miracle' Victory Over Cory Booker Could Change Political History

jeffreybellThe Democratic-leaning Washington Post recently assessed the chances of the Republicans taking a Senate majority this year as, quite possibly, almost as high as two to one. True enough, and significant. Yet… in inventorying the most obvious races the big politicos are, for now, overlooking the most [...]

Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations Need to Lead to Fully Free Trade

trnspcfprtnrshpThe United States and Japan are at the trade negotiation table – for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

The 2005 Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPSEP or P4) is a trade agreement among Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, and Singapore….

(T)he US joined the TPP in [...]

Obama’s Inept Gamesmanship In A Dangerous World

obmptnIn the months following the October 1, 2013 unveiling of Obamacare, Americans across the political spectrum have been appalled at how the whole operation was thoroughly bungled from beginning to end. Admittedly, few on the political right ever anticipated anything else, since the historical track record of [...]

Can Any REAL Conservative Win in America?

elphntrnThe recent CPAC conference and poll is beyond disturbing. It’s downright frightening…

CPAC is allegedly a political action committee of, by and for “conservative” political operatives. But you won’t be able to prove that by the results of the most recent meeting, which resulted in 2016 Presidential [...]

On Tyranny

tyrnyAgain, where the people are absolute rulers of the land, they rejoice in having the openness and exuberance of youth, while a tyrant counts this a danger, and seeks to slay or silence those possessed of spirit, while the discreet fear his power and violence.

~Euripides, The [...]

Is the GOP Suicidal?

sccnsvtvLeave it to the Republican Party to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

While nearly every poll definitively affirms that Democrats are in deep doo-doo come November, and as leftist talking heads like Chris Matthews have already conceded a likelihood that Republicans will take the Senate [...]

Obama as a Religious Cult Leader

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Back in the late 1970’s I had the, perhaps dubious, privilege of working on a case at law in which we were defending our client against an organization generally associated with what was called the religious cult movement. There were a number of such [...]






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