Author: David Coughlin

Profile: David Coughlin is a political pundit, editor of the policy action planning web site “Return to Common Sense,” and an active member of the White Plains Tea Party. He retired from IBM after a short career in the U.S. Army. He currently resides with his wife of 40 years in Hawthorne, NY. He was educated at West Point (Bachelor of Science, 1971) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville (Masters, Administrative Science, 1976).


April 19, 2013

Views on the News – 4/6/2013

Filed under: In The News - 19 Apr 2013

The mainstream media’s has slandered millions of well-informed, decent, hardworking Americans who love their country and reject it being transformed into a socialist kingdom in which government controls every aspect of their lives. When Obama told Joe the Plumber …

April 15, 2013

Views on the News – 3/30/2013

Filed under: In The News - 15 Apr 2013

Democrats used to hate fighting elections on guns, God, and gays, preferring to campaign on jobs, education and health care, but considering the lack of any economic success recently, this turf don’t look so friendly anymore.

April 3, 2013

Views on the News – 3/23/2013

Filed under: In The News - 03 Apr 2013

Barack Obama’s most dangerous talent is his ability to make people believe he’s something he’s not and he is effective because he has successfully hidden his true objectives. He is not recognized for whom and what he is, especially …

March 27, 2013

Views on the News – 3/16/2013

Filed under: In The News - 27 Mar 2013

For most of his first term, President Obama successfully sold a line to the public that economists will tell you is intellectual snake oil, blaming the slow economy almost entirely on President George W. Bush, and Mitt Romney was unable …

March 19, 2013

Views on the News – 3/9/2013

Filed under: In The News - 19 Mar 2013

What if Barack Obama is not the revival of Stalinism, or the messiah, but is simply mediocrity? It actually makes a lot of sense. Everything under Obama’s Presidency has been mediocre. The economy refuses to recover, yet …

March 17, 2013

Respect the office, not necessarily the man

Filed under: Politically Incorrect Reality - 17 Mar 2013

The President of the United States is elected as America’s leader and represents the nation to other countries abroad. The specific roles and responsibilities of the President are clearly laid out in Article II of the U.S. Constitution. …

March 9, 2013

Views on the News – 3/2/2013

Filed under: In The News - 09 Mar 2013

President Obama is a failed President: his economy is bleak, his foreign policy bleaker, his vision for American even bleaker still, but he wins because he wins by losing. President Obama has only had two major policy victories during …

March 4, 2013

Views on the News – 2/23/2013

Filed under: In The News - 04 Mar 2013

The State of the Union speech confirmed that Barack Obama remains a Marxist caricature, his Presidency vapid by historical standards, and his leadership style exemplar of fecklessness. This recovery is no recovery by any objective measure. Americans are …

February 26, 2013

Views on the News – 2/16/2013

Filed under: In The News - 26 Feb 2013

When the annals of Presidential nicknames are updated a few years hence, it will be obvious that Barack Obama began earning a certain designation virtually from the day he took office in 2009: The Great Divider. This will be …

February 19, 2013

Views on the News – 2/9/2013

Filed under: In The News - 19 Feb 2013

Rush Limbaugh declared that there is no resistance to Obama, but Rush said that sooner or later, something will turn it around, and in reality it already has. We the People, in the form of the TEA Party, are …

February 12, 2013

Views on the News – 2/2/2013

Filed under: In The News - 12 Feb 2013

On November 6, 2012, almost 66 million Americans, out of over 315 million people, a minority of eligible voters, traded the nation’s future for a chance to worship a false god for the illusion of forced fairness. In reelecting …

February 4, 2013

Views on the News – 1/26/2013

Filed under: In The News - 04 Feb 2013

The ongoing debate over understanding Obama as a politician has moved into odd territory over the past few years, the extremes between being cast as a “lightbringer,” healer of the planet, solver of all our racial woes, and on the …

January 24, 2013

Views on the News – 1/19/2013

Filed under: In The News - 24 Jan 2013

The Republican Party is not the same as the conservative movement, and a GOP defeat doesn’t mean conservatism, or the GOP, is in crisis. Yet ever since Election Day, a chorus has proclaimed that that’s exactly what Mitt Romney’s …

January 17, 2013

Views on the News – 1/12/2013

Filed under: In The News,Politics In General - 17 Jan 2013

Modern autocrats love the idea of high taxes on those who produce wealth, and income redistribution to those who don’t because dependence on a check from the government breeds support for an ever-bigger, ever higher-taxing government. Robbing Peter to …

January 11, 2013

Views on the News – 1/5/2013

Filed under: In The News - 11 Jan 2013

The “fiscal cliff” is a massive failure of Presidential leadership and the tedious and technical negotiations are but a subplot in a larger drama. Government can no longer fulfill all the promises it has made to various constituencies. …

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