Author: Harold Witkov

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July 2, 2013

Big Brother is a bugging me!

Filed under: In The News - 02 Jul 2013

The losing of my liberty, is greatest of concern,

I’m told it’s for my own good, of which I can’t discern.

When I took a jet plane, my body they did scan,

My image for the TSA, it was a silly plan.

June 13, 2013

The Planned Obsolescence of Incandescent Bulbs and Conservatives

Back when I started college in the Fall of 1970, the Vietnam War and civil unrest were American open wounds, and my mind was fertile soil for the seeds of Leftism. My major was sociology, the study of group …

May 8, 2013

Melting pot in the wrong hands? What could go wrong?

Filed under: History - 08 May 2013

Well, I’ve seen what can happen when a pressure cooker gets into in the wrong hands. So I’ve been ruminating a lot about what could possibly happen if our melting pot ever got into the wrong hands.

I’ve been thinking …

November 6, 2012

Think about this when you vote (undecided voter)

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 06 Nov 2012

For those who wish to do the right thing when they vote it can be confusing. To watch Fox News and CNN cover the same news story is like viewing two entirely different narratives. For every conservative blog there is …

July 8, 2012

How We Lost Our Constitutional Republic

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights - 08 Jul 2012

Then the Lord appeared to Chief Justice Roberts and said, “The outrage of America is so great, and their sin is so grave! No longer are there any Americans who love and believe in the Constitution. Therefore be warned, …

June 2, 2011

I am Counting the Days of Omer and Obama

Because I embrace my Judaism, I am counting the days of Omer. Because I embrace my country, I am counting the days of Obama.

May 7, 2011

The Man Who Got Osama Bin Laden

Filed under: Politics In General,War On Terror - 07 May 2011

The man who got Osama bin Laden was quite a man. But who was that man?

Forgive me. I am but an aging baby-boomer seeing the world through a prism of outdated movies. Still, when I sense a great metaphor, …

February 16, 2011

I Suffer from Caliphatephobia

Because I am a conservative, as far as the left is concerned, I am assumed guilty of several psychological disorders. I am, just to name a few, a sexist, a racist, and a homophobe.

January 21, 2011

Not Kosher to Mix Republicans and Democrats at the State of the Union

The President’s State of the Union address will be upon us soon and a new great debate regarding the seating arrangement at the event is taking place. Should Congress sit: boy, girl, boy – younger, older, and younger – …

November 30, 2010

The Emperor’s Last Laugh

Once upon a time, there lived a vain Emperor. Because he was a man of little substance, he knew he had to project a grand image to fool his subjects. Consequently, he was forever talking with raised chin, dressing inelegant …

November 2, 2010

Lamplighter for God and for the Constitution

I recently attended a Jewish Chasidic funeral and a new concept came my way that I have begun to embrace. During the eulogy, the presiding rabbi referred to the deceased, a lifelong acquaintance of mine, as a “lamplighter.”

January 6, 2010

D.C. Three Stooge Act Booked For One More Year

Filed under: Politics In General - 06 Jan 2010

You do not have to be fluent in Pig Latin to understand that the president, the majority leader of the House, and the majority leader of the Senate have been “moiderin’” this country – but speaking a little “stooge” can …

November 23, 2009

Harry Reid and the Pequod

Filed under: Politics In General - 23 Nov 2009

In American literature, Captain Ahab’s obsession to destroy the great Moby Dick is legendary. Sensing his impending meeting with the “White Whale,” Ahab asks his blacksmith to forge a special harpoon for the occasion.

November 20, 2009

Why Would Sarah Palin Rate Barack Obama a “4”?

Filed under: Politics In General - 20 Nov 2009

Barbara Walters asked Sarah Palin, “ On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the best, where do you rate Barack Obama?” Sarah Palin gave Barack a “4″.

October 13, 2009

Mr. President, Please Answer One Question

Filed under: Politics In General - 13 Oct 2009

Mr. President, I know you are not the first politician to stretch the truth, but come on, you have lobbyists, you are aware your health care program will not pay for itself, you have no problem signing earmark pork legislation, …

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