Archive for: June 2012

June 30, 2012

Defy History This July 4 — Honor Calvin Coolidge

Filed under: History - 30 Jun 2012

This July 4 continues the budding tradition of honoring the sole American president born on Independence Day. But to truly understand Calvin Coolidge (born 1872), who served from 1923-29, requires ditching the edicts of …

The Last Days Crowd – Things We Don’t Like to Admit

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 30 Jun 2012

Two things jump into mind every time I think of Bill Wiese’s book, ’23 Minutes in Hell.’ The first is Christ’s warning, not about who is going to hell, but how many are headed there.

“Enter ye in at the strait …

June 29, 2012

An MSNBC Transcript of Lincoln’s Historic Speeches

“Four years ago our fathers proposition all men. Now we are engaged in testing whether so conceived. We are great on a resting place. It is altogether fitting that we do this. But men, living and dead, can never forget …

The Strategic Imperative of Security

Filed under: American National Security - 29 Jun 2012

In light of recent publicity about the U.S-British-Israeli cyber attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities, we might want to consider intelligence lessons from the past.

In the autumn of 1960, with the presidential race between Vice President Richard M. Nixon and …

South of the Border, Down Washington Way

Filed under: Corruption,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 29 Jun 2012

Here’s an outrage: sleazy government officials approach a major business interest and want to enter into “negotiations.” The officials casually mention, “You’ve got a nice little business here. It would be a shame if something happened to it.”

Both sides …

June 28, 2012

Nanny State Bureaucrats

Filed under: The Nanny State - 28 Jun 2012

Nanny-state bureaucrats believe people are too stupid to make their own decisions.

New York’€™s mayor wants a ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. Giant-sized fruit juices and milkshakes are okay. For now. So are refills.

The city …

Limbaugh’s Obama-dissecting book

Filed under: Politics In General - 28 Jun 2012

The endorsement “must read” is often thrown around loosely. That’s why I rarely use it. Still, author David Limbaugh’s new book, “The Great Destroyer: Barack Obama’s War on the Republic,” is just that: a must read.

Limbaugh, a nationally syndicated columnist, …

Views on the News – 6/23/2012

Filed under: In The News - 28 Jun 2012

Barack Obama ran for President four years ago with a simple message: Hope and Change, promising to make Washington work and turn the country and our economy around, which was inspirational, passionate, historic… and full of it. Four years …

June 27, 2012

On Public-Sector Unions: Hope for Struggling States

Recently, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin won a historic recall election sought by unionized government workers and their allies who opposed his bargaining reforms. Because Walker’s margin of victory surpassed that of his first election in a state known for …

Inauspicious Beginning to the Most Important Election in Decades

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,In The News - 27 Jun 2012

The presidential nominees for the election this fall are set. The battle lines are drawn and the legions of supporters for each side are increasingly engaged. It is shaping up to be a monumental struggle, reflective of the fact – …

Hell to the Redskins

Filed under: In The News,Politics In General - 27 Jun 2012

When compared to the $498 million fleecing Minnesota taxpayers just endured, the $6.4 million Virginia taxpayers will be spending — thanks to Republican Governor Bob McDonnell — on improvements to the Redskins’ training facilities looks like small potatoes.

June 26, 2012

Abortion is the Ultimate Child Abuse

Outrage is expected from both liberals and conservatives on the issue of child abuse, but what about the ultimate child abuse of abortion? Liberals are usually strangely silent. As horrible as neglect, molestation, beatings, and desertion may be, murder of …

Why the House Must Impeach President Obama

In America today just like in Lake Woebegone every child is above average and every child gets a trophy. We may score low in international grade comparisons but we rank number one in self-esteem. In other words American …

Brian Terry: What Justice? – What Privilege?

Filed under: In The News - 26 Jun 2012

In a jaw dropping move, Barack Obama put the brakes on justice, on behalf of the Justice Department’s top man, Eric Holder by means of that god like power we have granted our presidents known as ‘executive privilege.’

June 25, 2012

The Question of More or Less Government

Theoretically, the elemental political choice in a democratic system is between more government or less—more government control over our lives and livelihood, or less; more government spending and programs than the year before, or less; more government power, or less.

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