Speechless!

I really don't know what to say to this, just as I'm at a loss on the up surge in gang violence such as what has happened at the Wisconsin State fair and in Philadelphia.  What prevents reporting of these things in forthright and honest manner? ...

Something old is new again?

Today we call it "cronyism" or "crony-capitalism" [crony it is, capitalism it ain't].  In times past it was known as the spoils system.  In 1832, Senator William L. Marcy (D NY) said of this system he found "nothing wrong in the rule, that to the...

Does our "compassion" kill the spirit?

The following article was found in the "American Thinker" a few days ago.  In main I agree with the points made and argued them not as forcefully with one of the participants here.  I agree that we should give hands up but not entitled handouts. ...

The Chair

Once there was chair Jealousy consumed it the walls around him, the shelves, the tables and even the floor! They all received loving decoration while the most thought give to him was should he be placed here or...

So we're not taxed enough?

Charley Reese’s Final Column – “Why we have taxes and deficits” by Editor Reposts Charley Reese’s Final Column…Retired reporter for the Orlando Sentinel… Charley Reese is retiring. His last column is this one. I know many will...

Introducing the new referee

As Mike is out camping this weekend, he asked me to announce to the group the new referee.  This person will join Mike and myself in making sure we adhere to the "Marquis of Queensbury" rules of debating.  Ladies and gentlemen, I give you kshnbeau. ...

Blame these on Nightbane!

His post last evening of a funny old tune had my brain going off in strange musical directions and these two oldies kept bubbling to the surface.  So I blame Nightbane for these that have been circling in my head.

Hoo boy, here I go again!

This op-ed article hits on several points I've been trying to make as reasons why the Liberal programs have not truly benefited the communities they supposedly target.  Anything that separates by race is a detriment to our country.  Well they do...

Look up in the air!

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the super-committee! We're in deep kimchi!

Scandalous?

Our Presidents have proven they are human and have foibles and quirks not all of us like.  Many have succumbed to the temptations presented by the position and power.  Some more than others, some more famous than others.   John...

Look who's being sued now!

The Frederick Douglass Foundation   "Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither...

Reason doesn't work against emotional argument!

The following article was found in National Review on line.  The author makes several arguments that I've made on different occasions. But at the end has identified for me one of my greatest frustrations. September 7, 2011 4:00 A.M.  by Jim Lacey...

Way to go Video Gamers!

Video Gamers Crack Enzyme Riddle That Could Help Find an AIDS Cure Posted on September 19, 2011 by Liz Klimas   The problem-solving skills of a gamer is a beautiful and unique thing. What stumped scientists for decades only took...

Preview of unintended Consequences

While obesity can be and is a problem for some.  The obsession that schools and our government is evidencing just might have an entirely unintended consequence.  Schools (not all do all of these) have started weekly weigh ins, sending overweight and...

What if?

A question I ask and ask and ask over again! We pray for blessings We pray for peace Comfort for family, protection while we sleep We pray for healing, for prosperity We pray for Your mighty hand to ease our suffering All...

Rule #5: Ridicule is mans most potent weapon

Ridicule: n. language or behavior intended to humiliate or mock; derision; vb (tr) to make fun of, mock, or deride Description of Appeal to Ridicule: the Appeal to Ridicule is a fallacy in which ridicule or mockery is substituted for evidence in an...

Is the next one Robo?

Even Bill Maher and Keith Olbermann are Coming to Sarah Palin’s Defense Against New Book http://www.mediaite.com/tv/wait-what-bill-maher-and-keith-olbermann-defend-sarah-palin-against-rumors-in-new-book/

Celebrating our Constitution

The organization Constituting America sponsored a contest on the Constitution for the past 2 years.  Those eligible were kids from grade school through College age.  If you are interested to see what they produced here is the link to this year's...

Oh horrors!

President Obama has lost a celebrity endorser!  Like the entertainment industry does a lot of heavy thinking. Wyclef Jean now likes Sarah Palin???????????!!!!!!!!!! Now that is a 180 for the record! ...

If the media was truly unbiased

If the media had truly just had done what it says it is its job. Would any of this have made a difference? We will never know! We will be forever plagued by theories of varying sanity!  What would have been the verdict if this man from the...

Some Orders are just Disobeyed!

Marine Cpl. Receives Medal of Honor for Saving 36 Lives in Afghanistan Posted on September 15, 2011 by Madeleine Morgenstern President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Marine Cpl. Dakota Meyer, 23, from...

Some inconvenient history

The Great Depression only occurred in the United States.  There was no Great Depression in the United States until AFTER politicians started intervening in the economy. There was a stock market crash in October 1929 and unemployment shot up to 9...