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June 12, 2012

Walking tall in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is the first governor in history to survive a recall election. Of course, that isn’t saying much when we consider how few recalls there have been. Scott Walker defeated his opponent, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett by …

April 26, 2012

“Buffet Rule” recipe for economic envy

While the U. S. Senate lacked the votes to pass the “Buffet Rule,” it turns out that Obama, like Warren Buffet, probably paid a lower percentage on his federal income taxes than his secretary.

April 13, 2012

George Washington reproves Obama on “Supreme ” comments

Recently, President Obama gave an address, jawboning the Supreme Court after they heard deliberations regarding the constitutionality of the Health Care Bill. Obama’s comments in the aftermath of the arguments, was a stark revelation of his constitutional philosophy for those, …

March 9, 2012

Churches must have liberty of conscience

Filed under: First Amendment,Religion & Faith - 09 Mar 2012

A new issue has surfaced in the long rhetorical political battle. A question of religious liberty has been turned into a circus of shameless political innuendo, where the inference has been that certain conservative politicians might want to deter womens’ …

February 15, 2012

The tragedy of Christopher Hitchens

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 15 Feb 2012

A local writer wrote a recent column praising the late journalist Christopher Hitchens, who passed away last December 15th. In reading a number of the writer’s columns over the past few years, it’s apparent that Hitchens has greatly influenced her …

February 5, 2012

Recall election in Wisconsin a national bellwether

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 05 Feb 2012

Political opponents of Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin announced they had nearly double the amount of signatures legally required to proceed with a recall election. While I expected the opponents of Walker to get the necessary signatures before the deadline …

January 6, 2012

The Tebow Effect: the current magnet for religious bigotry

Filed under: In The News,Religion & Faith - 06 Jan 2012

Tim Tebow is simply the latest super magnet for attracting the sentiments of religious bigotry. There has already been discussion Ad Naseum pertaining to a liberal Rabbi from New England, whose despicable comments about a hypothetical Tebow Super bowl victory, …

December 21, 2011

There’s really no war on Christmas is there?

During this Christmas season, the Madison, Wisconsin based Freedom From Religion Foundation (hereafter referred to as “FFRF“) made another installment in their annual ritual of discovering new ways to appear both boorish and foolish. This year it’s a blasphemous version …

November 30, 2011

“Occupy” movement attempts to justify envy

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Politics In General - 30 Nov 2011

Unfortunately the “Occupy” movement is becoming more violent in its orientation. What was once billed as a liberal incarnation of the Tea Party, has become a daily bazaar of collective anarchy. Some of the protests have even resulted in the …

October 28, 2011

Occupy Wall Street:Face-painting, bongos and drum circles

Filed under: Featured Conservative,In The News - 28 Oct 2011

Face-painting, bongos and drum circles in New York, on Wall-street, and now even on Main Street in many of America’s smaller cities. Is this a movement of outrage by average American citizens, or a modern Woodstock, where the nearest park …

October 14, 2011

Marginalizing Christianity by quoting Jesus

If you are an avid reader of newspaper editorial columns, you can’t help but notice two reoccurring themes that come around with nauseating regularity. Both of them deal with supposed teachings of Christ. Both of them are warped, Orwellian interpretations …

September 26, 2011

The Heart of political Disagreement

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Politics In General - 26 Sep 2011

Nearly all disputes about political economic issues, boil down to differences in philosophies regarding the nature of the legitimate role of government. When I’m discussing an economic issue with someone and there is disagreement, my first question to them is …

August 20, 2011

Compromise often is a losing proposition

In the aftermath of the wrangling over increasing the federal debt ceiling, the editorial topic du jour seems heavily invested in lauding the “virtue” of compromise. It’s as if the mere mention of the term automatically places one on a …

July 31, 2011

Obama’s bodacious budgetary bluff

See Obama with poker face and dark shades, stoically warning us about the dire repercussions of ignoring his call to raise the debt limit.

July 1, 2011

Weiner incident highlights moral apathy

Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner did something morally commendable–he finally decided to resign his office. In this piece I will make no attempts to pile more contempt or ridicule on the already disgraced Weiner, nor will I try to …

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