Category Archives: politics

Color vs. Content: Reflections on MLK day in the age of Obama

Today is the day set aside to celebrate and honor one of many heroes of the American Civil Rights movement: the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr., who was assassinated during the height of the political turmoil in the late … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Symbolic Rape

The hard left is a dangerous place for women, children, and other living things.  So says Robin of Berkeley whose incisive commentary in American Thinker deserves to stand all on its own: When I was in college, I read a … Continue reading

Posted in politics, Sarah Palin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Why Yes, Virginia there is a Death Panel

Sarah Palin’s comments about government rationing leading to “death panels” that would inevitably result in life or death decisions being made by a panel of unelected bureaucrats was laughed at, mocked, scorned, and held up as evidence of her parochial … Continue reading

Posted in health care, politics, Sarah Palin | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

But what if I don’t want health insurance?

According to Madame Speaker, your existence as a person living within the United States is enough reason for the heavy hand of the state to handcuff you, haul you into court, find you guilty and sentence you to prison unless … Continue reading

Posted in health care, politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

A tale of two presidents

George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush quietly spent time visiting Ft. Hood to meet with families and express their care and condolences in person: Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura secretly visited Fort Hood last night … Continue reading

Posted in Obama, politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ohhhh… It Ain’t my fault

President Obama is widely recognized as being the “coolest” president in recent history, certainly cooler than George W. Bush and even Bill Clinton, both of whom were variations on the theme of all American good ole’ boys even though they … Continue reading

Posted in Obama, politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Rage of the Common Man

H/T to the Black Informant for finding this bit of information… As readers may or may not know, I was in my youth, much closer in ideology to being a full on socialist (though with reservations) than a right winger.  … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatism, politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Never argue with someone who buys ink by the barrel and paper by the ton

Yes, I know I’m late on this, but things have been busy and updating this blog has not been top priority.  In any event you know by now the pettiness of the Obama White House continues to astound even me.  … Continue reading

Posted in media, Obama, politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

WHAT. THE. H3LL. Obama receives Nobel Peace Prize for….??

What exactly? You’re not sure. I’m not sure either. When I turned on the television this morning I saw the crawling headline across the bottom of the screen and said to my roommate (I’m on a business trip), “Obama received … Continue reading

Posted in Obama, politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Change that we need in Washington

Yes, I am blatantly stealing the entirety of this post from another blogger, the thoughtful, foul mouthed, gin fueled, America loving currently living in Japan blogger: Letters To a Dying Dream 1.  Term Limits; the reason so many of the … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments