Ideology and Diplomacy

I can well remember back in fourth grade when I was introduced to the music of Tom Lehrer, the mathematician and musical satirist whose album This Was the Year That Was became very popular about that time. Among the songs it contained was one entitled Send the Marines, which incorrectly suggested that sending the Marines [...]

The World Is Too Complicated to Be a Single Cop’s Beat

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The Association Game: Is this Ukrainian more like Putin or Poroshenko?

Republican water-carriers can smear the Pauls as isolationists all they want: the notion of the US as “world cop” is still neither constitutional nor moral nor practical.

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EVIL SAYS; EVIL DOES

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SOMETIMES LIFE SUCKS!

CONFRONTING THE EXISTENTIAL TRUTH OF LIFE … WHICH STILL EVADES THE COWARDLY & POLITICALLY-CORRECT OBAMA ADMINISTRATION:

SOME HUMANS ARE SIMPLY EVIL & THEY [...]

ElectionWatch 2014: Setback in Tennessee

lmralxndr-jcrDespite the recent primary election victory of incumbent Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander over challenger Joe Carr, the Tea Party movement in the United States continues to grow steadily in strength and numbers.

On Thursday, August 7, longtime Tennessee Senator and establishment Republican-in-Name-Only Lamar Alexander cruised to victory [...]

What Dark Secrets Do Discovery/History Channel Crockumentaries Conceal?

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“Actual footage” of a merman… sort of: courtesy of Animal Planet.

The growing trend among television producers to grind out fake documentaries has numerous worrisome implications for the survival of a free society.

The grainy, crepuscular quality of the photo above is deliberate. The image was [...]

Emboldened ISIS Barbarically Slaughtering Christians In Iraq As Obama Golfs

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Obama Administration Doing Everyone’s Job – But Theirs

obmdctrThe Barack Obama Administration has spent just about its entire tenure doing things it is not supposed to do.

The myriad executive branch Departments, Agencies, Commissions and Boards have been in omni-directional fashion vastly exceeding their authority – doing things that are clearly the [...]

If You Want a Shared Parenting Movement, Here is an Opportunity

North Dakota for Shared ParentingI hope you don’t like this article.

On May 17th, 2004, Massachusetts became the first US State to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. In the following decade, eighteen additional States passed laws allowing gay marriage and fourteen others [...]

TODAY'S RECOMMENDED READING

HERE’S TWO READING ‘GOLDEN OLDIES” WORTH PURCHASING FOR YOURSELF, LEFTIST FRIENDS, AND (PARTICULARLY) FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS:

“Nixon in Winter: His Final Revelations about Diplomacy, Watergate, and Life out of the Arena by Monica Crowley” …

[And a reminder, that to open any of the following blue Web links, please cut-and-paste the relevant one into your [...]

Nine Remarkable Similarities between America and Israel; and One Critical Difference

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At first glance, the title of this essay seems a bit absurd. An assertion that the United States and Israel are alike is rather easy to refute. They are countries of vastly different size, geography and climate. Their languages are unrelated. One was founded as [...]

Architects of Decline: Review of Dinesh D'Souza's New Book

Dinesh DSouza - America Imagine the World Without HerNew York Times bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza has written a chilling book, which is also a major motion picture, revealing how the left is deliberately diminishing America’s status as a superpower by undermining it from within. As America is [...]

The “Sharing Economy”: Will Americans Embrace The Entrepreneurial Revival?

brdcrcsBack in the first century a poet named Juvenal surmised that his fellow citizens of Rome would put up with just about anything from their government, as long as they had enough food and entertainment. “Give them bread and circuses, and they’ll never revolt” he wrote sarcastically.

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Faithful John Boehner To Faithless Barack Obama: Checkmate?

bhnr-obmHouse Speaker John Boehner’s proposed lawsuit against Barack Obama is causing a great deal of chatter in Washington. Political stunt, as Obama has called it? Or, maybe, checkmate, Obama?

There is a quiet gap in the U.S. Constitution. There is no explicit mechanism to discipline a president [...]

White Flag on the Brooklyn Bridge… Who’s Surrendering Now!

whtflgIt could be the New Yorkers. They elected another liberal mayor and what could they do that is more liberal?

Liberalism in simple Clinton terms is a tax and spend government. And the more they tax and spend the better. But there is a caveat to [...]

Iranian leaders: Jews are Heirs to Nazis, Israel Must be Eliminated

jwsnzsIn heated statements he made on Sunday, an Iranian military leader and adviser to the Ayatollah called the Israelis the Nazis’ heir and called for the elimination of the Jewish homeland. The United States and Israel are not targeting any one particular Islamic nation, but are placing [...]

You Want More Jobs – and Freer and Fairer Global Trade? You Want Less Government

frtrd2We recently discussed a bipartisan group of Senators and House members who correctly identified a global trade problem and its negative domestic ramifications.

57 Senators and 152 House members…sign(ed) letters to Barack Obama Administration Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. In which they expressed concern about [...]

Gauging True Public Support for Impeachment

impchobmOne of the most intriguing and frustrating elements of today’s “constitutionalist” movement is the fact that many self-proclaimed constitutionalists seem to experience a great deal of difficulty in just following the Constitution. Desperate to find solutions to the rapid decline of our Constitutional Republic, the remedies prescribed [...]

Hamas for Dummies and Dimwits

hms5The year is 1987. It is a fun year in American pop culture. The Twins beat the Cardinals in the World Series, the Bill Cosby Show is # 1 on TV, Giants QB Phil Simms tells everyone “I’m going to Disneyworld,” and the movie bomb of the [...]

Cindy Hill’s Wyoming Vision: Education And Much More

CindyHillWhen a national spokesperson and pillar of modern conservatism such as Michelle Malkin gives a political endorsement, it is indeed worth noting. And that is exactly what she did on August 5 when she delivered a hearty “thumbs up” to Cindy Hill, Wyoming’s current Superintendent of Public [...]

Evil and Civilization

Professor Hugh Hewitt, recently published a column for Townhall.com in which he cited a statement by former Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who represented the US in Afghanistan, in which he called the present ISIS/ISIL force wreaking havoc across Iraq as “evil incarnate.” There are those of us who understand this and have done so for a [...]

On Plotinus and Immortality

plotinusNow I shall endeavor to make that which is divine in me rise up to that which is divine in the universe.

~Plotinus (last words)

I become a Christian on this date 38 years ago, August 8, 1976.

~Ellis Washington

Biography

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htspchIt seems I have some liberal knickers in a knot north of the border.

The left is anything if not predictable. It tickles me to no end when, by way of their utterly unhinged reaction to one of my columns, secular-”progressives” end up proving true the very [...]

H.A.M.A.S. (Hides Amongst Mosques And Schools), Self-Loathing Jews, And The Only Hope For Peace

Hms1 In 2005 Gaza was unconditionally given to the Palestinians. They quickly handed it over to Hamas, made it a terror fortress, and smuggled in all the weapons of war that they could (which brought about a blockade). All efforts of peace since then have been met [...]

Libertarian Folly: Why Everybody is a Social-issues Voter

lbrtnsclisusThere is this notion, one we hear more and more, that the Republican Party has to shed the social issues to seize the future. “Social issues are not the business of government!” says thoroughly modern millennial. It’s a seductive cry, one repeated this past Tuesday in an [...]

Duly Noted - Our Normalcy is Abnormal and the Self-Evident is Not Obvious

Duly NotedLiving in an advanced country brings privileges. Since we are used to them, these appear to be self-evident. Think of security and excellent health care. Add the role of laws to protect the citizen even against the state. Add to the benefits a system that, thanks [...]






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