Posts in category "Political"

The President wasn't wearing a tie

I was watching FOX News last night-I know, right?-and a round table of anchors/pundits/bobbleheads was discussing President Obama’s reaction to the barbaric beheading of journalist, James Foley. Let’s face it.  All those Islamist animals, ISIS, Hamas, Hezbollah, Taliban…whatever they call themselves.  They have no regard for human life, much less human rights or dignity.  They... Read more »

We must destroy Israel and annhialate the Jews

You may find the headline of my little blog-thing horrifying, but keep it in mind.  It is the guiding principle and driving force of the terrorist organization known as Hamas. Hindered by political correctness, we talk about the plight of the Palestinians and legitimize their claims of victimization even as they plot genocide and the... Read more »

Hobby Lobby isn't just your hobby headquarters

Hobby Lobby customers may soon be required to sign a compliance form, indicating that their religious views coincide with those of David Green, CEO and founder of the company. Beyond that, the 95-page Opinion of the Court (SCOTUS) delivered by Justice Alito may have far-reaching, unforeseen and unintended consequences for years to come. I had... Read more »
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Bowe Bergdahl is on his way home. Should we send him back?

As Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl makes his way back home to Hailey, Idaho, the rest of America is pondering his release from the Taliban with mixed reviews. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) took the President to task yesterday for failing to inform Congress of the prisoner swap negotiated to free Bergdahl.  Regarding Bergdahl, Feinstein... Read more »

Senate Republicans block minimum wage increase, lead the way in economic sanctions

In a stunning (not really) filibuster, the GOP blocked a vote on a proposed increase in the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour.  The increase was to be implemented over a 30-month period and would have affected an estimated 16.5 million people. Once in place, the increase would have put a family... Read more »

A Day to Remember the Holocaust and Resistance

Today is Yom HaShoah V’HaGevurah, which is Hebrew for “A Day to Remember the Holocaust and Resistance”.  If you think it doesn’t sound that great in either language, you’re not alone. It’s both ironic and paradoxical that it was Hitler’s drive to rid Germany and Europe of all Jews that pushed them to fight for... Read more »
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Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz and Rick Santorum are the real Axis of Evil

Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz and Rick Santorum may pose a greater threat to our nation and what we call “The American Dream” than any terrorist organization. On November 1, 1936, a week after signing a treaty of friendship, Italy and Germany announced a Rome-Berlin Axis.  This was the first global use of the word “axis”... Read more »

Women may not be celebrating the 100-year anniversary of their suffrage

August 18, 2020 will be the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the one that gave women the right to vote.  Women around the world and in America fought for that right, many died for it. As Women’s History Month, 2014 comes to an end, I can’t help wondering what footnotes will be attached to... Read more »

10 reasons you shouldn't vote for a black man for president

(In no particular order) How can you vote for a guy crazy enough to want to be the 2nd black president? Black presidents seem to create obstructionist legislators. There’s a bad moon rising and a black guy shouldn’t have to take the heat when the feces hit the fan. If a black guy can’t get... Read more »
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Who made John McCain the King of Crimea?

The people of Crimea-I think they’re called Crimeans, but that sounds a lot like mushrooms-voted yesterday to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation. According to election results, 97% of the ballots cast favored secession. Even in the face of intimidation and voter fraud, it seems a pretty convincing plurality.  I’d call it a... Read more »
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