Archive for: May 16, 2009

May 16, 2009

Obama’s New War Priorities Deceiving, Maybe Wrongheaded

Filed under: War On Terror - 16 May 2009

Some may look at Obama’s defense funding request coming in at about $144.6 billion as a welcome reduction over the 2008 budget of $186 billion. Some may also be tempted to claim that Obama is ramping down America’s …

It’s Not That Complicated

Filed under: In The News - 16 May 2009

“She [Elizabeth Edwards] may be smart, but she doesn’t seem to know much about men.” Maureen Dowd, May 6, 2009
The hypocrisy of Elizabeth Edwards is apparent even before her recent interview with Oprah Winfrey begins. In the current …

Three Blind Mice vs. Reagan

The freshly formed National Council for a New America (NCNA) is the “caucus of Congressional leaders” that is sponsoring the so-called Listening Tour launched early in May. The website for this caucus is actually under the republican whip website, which …

The Fast and Furious Growth of the Obama Dictatorship

Filed under: In The News - 16 May 2009

Obama’s position of the consummate US dictator is not truly being challenged by many—if any—of our elected officials. This administration’s gutting of US resources and wealth is historically unprecedented. It was designed and is being implemented by the political power …

The Fundamental Question

Filed under: Economics - 16 May 2009

The fundamental question crystallized for me last Thursday morning. Arianna Huffington and Eliot Spitzer were having a conversation on CNBC. The hubris and strength of conviction exhibited by two people who have no claim to moral authority was …

Red Zone Menace: Congress threatens the BCS

During congressional hearings on college football’s Bowl Championship Series, Rep. Joe Barton (R, Texas) said the current system is “in my mind a little bit like Communism. You can’t fix it. It will not be fixable. Sooner or later, you’re …

Time To Behead The Concubines

Filed under: J.J. Jackson's Opinion,The Republicans - 16 May 2009

Whether or not Sun Tzu was the greatest military mind of all time in and of himself is debatable. But he did do something very important. He took up all the lessons from those that came before him …