Archive for: November 2011

November 25, 2011

Sour Mash, Bitter Man: or, Hit the road, Jack Daniel’s

If you read the label on a bottle of Jack Daniel’s (not that one happens to be handy), you’ll see that it’s made in “Lynchburg (Pop. 361).” Perhaps this should be updated to say, “at least one of whom is …

November 24, 2011

An “Occupy Wall Street” Thanksgiving?

Last week, a deranged malefactor was arrested at Occupy Wall Street for threatening to launch Molotov cocktails at Macy’s. It might have been a Macy’s Thanksgiving to forget.

How Will You Mark Thanksgiving?

How will you spend your Thanksgiving Day this year? Sleep in because you have extra days off? Settle down to watch football? Pull up a chair at four o’clock to eat a huge feast? Make plans for Black Friday, plotting …

November 23, 2011

Former Fox News analyst at center of Pakistani firestorm

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 23 Nov 2011

Former Fox News Channel Middle East analyst, businessman Mansoor Ijaz, is at the center of a political firestorm within the Pakistani government as a result of a Washington Post story that appeared in that newspaper on Friday.

Views on the News – 11/19/2011

Filed under: In The News - 23 Nov 2011

How did the man who three years ago won a higher percentage of both the popular and electoral vote than any Democratic Presidential candidate since Lyndon Johnson’s landslide almost 50 years ago find himself fighting uphill odds to keep the …

Liberal violence rising

While necessity is the mother of invention, sloth and envy beget mediocrity and upheaval – the twin siblings of secular-socialism.

November 22, 2011

Should a Candidate’s Faith Be an Issue? Dealing With the Romney Question

Filed under: Elections & Voting,Religion & Faith - 22 Nov 2011

Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith remains a frequent news item as the 2012 election cycle grinds on. Not long ago, a Texas evangelist called Mormonism a cult and has since been sharply criticized for stating his views. On Halloween, CNN Today …

Have You Heard?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,What The F@#K?!? - 22 Nov 2011

Have you heard the latest open mic “Oops!” story? At the recent G20 in France, French President Sarkozy and President Obama were so busy doing some dissing of Israeli PM Netanyahu, they didn’t realize their undiplomatic trash talk would soon …

Tea Party Numbers Grow As Presidential Election Nears

Barack Obama has clearly earned his day of reckoning with the American people. That should happen at the polls on Election Day 2012. Yet one important question appears, will the American people actually show up to send this President packing? …

November 21, 2011

Organized Anarchy Leads to One Last Question

In the topsey turvey world of 21st century America those who live by the kindness of strangers wish to dictate how much kindness they deserve changing the strangers from benefactors to victims.  We have reached a point where our national …

Another Farewell to Innocence

Filed under: In The News - 21 Nov 2011

If there’s one thing that stands out in the Penn State University scandal that broke last week, it’s that it could have been stopped, many times, as far back as 1995, but wasn’t. There were many opportunities missed, by many …

“Occupy” Movement: Welcome To Liberal Utopia

For all but the most blindly dogmatic, any former “bloom” has long since left the rosy facade of the “ Occupy Wall Street” phenomenon. Though the liberal media have been working overtime from the beginning to maintain the fantasy that …

November 20, 2011

The Light Governor Gains Heft

The bad old volcano days are but a distant memory for Lt. Governor Bill Bolling. That’s when he was trapped in Florence Italy for almost a week during April 2010. European air travel was canceled after an Icelandic volcano, with …

UNESCO creates its own Palestinian problem

The decision to admit Palestine has come at great financial cost to UNESCO and has threatened the abandonment or postponement of many of its worthy and worthwhile programs.

Want America to be Prosperous? Kick the Government Out of the Way

If you have been listening to President Obama lately, you would be getting the impression that the American people want to do anything but work. That might be true of his core constituency in the Occupy Wall Street movement, but …

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