Archive for: December 2011

December 31, 2011

U.S. Military Leaves Iraq

Speaking at a military ceremony in Baghdad on December 15th, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta officially ended the U.S. war in Iraq.

Another Gospel

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 31 Dec 2011

A Pew Research Center national survey found that nearly one-in-five Americans (18%) believe President Obama is a Muslim and 43% don’t know what religion has our president’s allegiance.

Views on the News – 12/24/2011

Filed under: Politics In General - 31 Dec 2011

The parallels between now and 1776 are worrisome, even frightening in many ways, as people now living in the United States of America have returned to circumstances of our revolutionary forbears. In 1776, there was an elite hereditary British …

O’s Gun Show: Fast & Furious = Bowling for Columbine

At their 2004 national convention, the Democrats honored Michael Moore by seating him right next to former president Jimmy Carter. If that was outrageous, it was nothing compared to the fact that the next Democrat administration would conduct itself as …

December 30, 2011

Don’t Get Offended This Christmas

Don’t you dare say, “Merry Christmas” or someone might get offended! Don’t wave that American flag! Foreigners might get offended. Change the school mascot from the Redskins to something else or Native Americans might get teed off. …

Two Visions: The Nativity vs. the Occupiers

Filed under: Politics In General,Religion & Faith - 30 Dec 2011

I recently strolled down Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh and was struck by two images.

First, there was the stirring life-sized Nativity that each year is displayed on the property of the giant U.S. Steel building. It is an inspiring sight.

Payroll Tax Cuts has Future Taxation Written all over it!

Filed under: Taxes & Taxation - 30 Dec 2011

They are at it again, when the liberals passed the payroll tax cut a few years ago it was a joke. It was suppose to amount to about $15 dollars per paycheck. I guarantee you that it will create a …

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Most “role models” = a parent’s worst nightmare. (If not, maybe some restructuring of standards is needed?) Imagine your daughter wanting to grow up to be Lindsay Lohan, or your son wanting to be Charlie Sheen. Yikes! Unfortunately, there’s hardly …

December 29, 2011

Ron Paul’s presidential dance: Cute, but unstable

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 29 Dec 2011

After the most recent big Republican debate, reasonable people can disagree as to who came out on top. It was abundantly clear, however, who was smothered beneath the pile.

Palestine – Flag Flies, UNESCO Cries, Legality Dies

Filed under: In The News,The United Nations - 29 Dec 2011

UNESCO has paid a high price for hoisting the flag of “Palestine” among the 194 other flags flying at UNESCO’s Paris headquarters this week.

Sioux Me

Don’t you get tired of thin skinned cry babies? Once again there is a big flap about the offensiveness of a certain Indian mascot. But this time, it is not the Indians, excuse me, Native Americans, who are offended. …

December 28, 2011

How to have a Politically Correct Merry Christmas

Filed under: Politics In General - 28 Dec 2011

There is little doubt what tone Mr. Obama has desired to set for the nation. His song has been about bailouts, spending, class warfare, circumventing the Congress with executive orders, abortion rights and the LGBT.

What Makes Christmas Merry?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 28 Dec 2011

While thinking about what to write this week, I looked over at the bulletin board in my office and saw the Christmas card we got a couple of years ago from one of our daughters and her family… it’s a …

Penguins ‘pray away the gay’

Filed under: In The News,Myths & Lies - 28 Dec 2011

Those bent on justifying the homosexual lifestyle often claim that there are umpteen million – or somewhere thereabouts – species of “gay” animals in the world. This begs a few questions:

Liberals Love Monopoly Taxis

Many DC–area residents have a taxi story. Few have happy endings. Mine occurred on a very rainy day at Union Station. I’d been shuffling along in an endless taxi line when my turn finally arrived. The cab pulls up and …

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