Archive for: September 30, 2006

September 30, 2006

National Intelligence Estimate? So What?

Sometimes I envy liberal Democrats. Unlike conservatives, they are permitted to have it both ways. Who permits them to have such a political advantage? Those sanctimonious geniuses working in the mainstream news media.

As American As Baseball, Apple Pie and ‘Hot Moms’?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 30 Sep 2006

There was a day in American culture when Mom was considered a saint, when a harsh word about her was considered fighting words, when she was placed on a pedestal and revered. There was a time when TV portrayed her …

Celebrity Worship and the Meaning of Words

By now (given my recent writings) you may have correctly deduced that I have declared war on the cult of celebrity. Not all celebrities themselves, to be sure; a growing number of celebrities are “coming out,” as it were, and …

How Would You Like To Be President Right Now?

How would you like to be the president of the U.S. right now? No matter what he does, he is wrong by default. He has to deal with the opposition, not merely of thoughtful critics, but ideologues and third-world bullies …