After lambasting Trump, Christie stupidly attacks Paul and Cruz

    After lambasting Trump, Christie stupidly attacks Paul and Cruz

    Chris Christie does not agree with Donald Trump’s recent comments about illegal immigrants: “I’ve said that the comments he made were inappropriate and have no place in the race, even though I like him, he’s been a friend for 13 years but sometimes even good friends of yours say things that you don’t agree with,” Christie explained during an interview with CBS This Morning. “I | Read More »

    Marita Noon: The best renewable energy investment

    With such favorable conditions, solar may seem like a fail-safe investment—which is exactly what Sunrun is hoping for with its new initial public offering (IPO), expected to raise about $100 million. After all, the Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) reporting on the Sunrun IPO points to SolarCity’s success: “shares have soared more than sixfold since its 2012 IPO.”

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    Donald Trump: General Patton for President, 2016

    Now that he’s running for president, Donald John Trump reminds me more and more of George Smith Patton, Jr., the victorious World War II General who made the world safe for Liberals. Loved by most of his men and all Americans who wanted to stay that way, the great General Patton was despised by the weak and feared by the enemy. And he wasn’t even | Read More »

    An Open Letter to the Million-Dollar Abortive Mother

    An Open Letter to the Million-Dollar Abortive Mother

    Dear Million-Dollar Abortive Mother, I hesitate to call you a mother, since what you’re currently doing by threatening to abort your child unless pro-lifers send you a million dollars falls more in the vein of slave-traders, hijackers, and the “Saw” movies than motherhood.  But whether you choose to acknowledge it or not – and whether I think the title is deserved or not – you are, in | Read More »

    Los Angeles Radio Personality pushes to change Senate Rules to Allow Gun Control

    Remember Toomey-Manchin, the Obama/Bloomberg gun control legislation? And you remember how its defeat destroyed Obama’s momentum on amnesty, cap-and-trade, and the entire Obama legislative agenda? Toomey-Manchin — i.e. Obama/Bloomberg gun control — had 55 votes in the Senate. It had a majority. The reason it didn’t pass was that the Senate rules allowed the gun control legislation to be filibustered. And breaking the filibuster would have required | Read More »

    Words Used to Mean Things – Then Came Government

    We are a nation founded upon and (allegedly) governed by words. Beginning with – specifically, foundational-ly – the Constitution. Every syllable was by our Founding Fathers debated and carefully crafted. To ensure a limited, enumerated government, maximum freedom for We the People – and a document that clearly, concisely laid out these parameters. The Constitution is a “living, breathing document” – but with the amendment | Read More »

    New Hampshire’s Inside Joke: We Hate Vermont, so Bernie Sanders for President

    New Hampshire's Inside Joke: We Hate Vermont, so Bernie Sanders for President

    New Hampshirites—at least the pure ones—are barn-sour curmudgeons who choose people they think would jam a stick in the the rest of America’s eye, especially in Washington, D.C., which might as well be Moscow when you’re looking at it from Rochester or Amherst or even Wolfeboro (which has somehow become an enclave of the rich and powerful, because the Romneys like to vacation there). And | Read More »

    Don we now our Gay Apparel

    To begin the long claw-back to American Greatness, a single Senator can stand up, and give the following speech: “Mister President– I rise today to offer a simple Amendment to our beloved constitution. I am hopeful, given the progressive nature of this august body, that we will quickly pass this amendment, relay it to our colleagues in the House of Representatives, and send it out | Read More »

    What’s Love Got to Do With It?

    By now anyone who has some social media account should be aware, the ubiquitous LGBT rainbow and the “Love Wins” meme is all the rage.  I pride myself on having a wide variety of friends politically speaking, but I was unaware so many of them were so pro-same sex marriage.  By the number of profile picture changes from selfies to rainbow flags, rainbows with hearts | Read More »

    News from Georgia: dozens killed, hundreds maimed by fireworks…. wait, no they weren’t

    Georgia only recently legalized actual fireworks.  Erick has talked about the issue on his radio program before (WSB really needs to give him the 7:00 hour every night) arguing that Georgia needed to legalize the good fireworks.  We finally did, and last night, they were going off.  While I’m not best pleased that they upset my dogs (who have never encountered actual fireworks before and thought | Read More »

    Her Majesty

    Her Majesty

      As Moe Lane noted, Her Majesty is not content to be treated like royalty–Hillary demands unfettered fealty to her Crown by her minions of the press. In all fairness, that’s not a rope. It’s the zip line Hillary uses to glide right past, not taking any press Q’s… — Brad Thor (@BradThor) July 4, 2015 This brought to mind a song that I think | Read More »

    Not a Smidgen of Media Bias

      (click for a larger image) That’s the front page of the New York Times for July 5, 2015.  The story on the left is about presidential candidates letting people take selfies of them.  Note that Candidate Grandma gets exactly four times the space of the four Republican candidates. But not to worry — there’s not a smidgen of media bias here. | Read More »

    No Wonder Ted Cruz Hates DC – He’s a Marvel Fan (VIDEO)

    Last week I had the chance to interview Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% backstage after his “Believe Again” event at Drake University in Des Moines. Considering Cruz’s reputation as an avid gamer, I decided to spice things up by challenging him to a chess match during the interview – doing my best to keep the former Princeton debate champ in check, while | Read More »

    CJ Pearson: Threat to Democracy

    CJ Pearson: Threat to Democracy

    Congratulations my dear liberal friends. You have nimbly, skillfully, artfully, and cleverly stymied the most menacing, pernicious, and malignant threat to freedom to inhabit the Internet since Al Gore invented it. Yes, friends, you have stopped a conservative powerhouse in his tracks, causing him to cravenly retreat to his sanctum to lick his wounds.  So complete is your victory that the quick-witted Republican you have | Read More »

    The 2014-2015 Supreme Court Term in Review- Part 3

    For purposes of this article, this writer is only using Justice agreement in non-unanimous cases.  Although there could be varying reasons for reaching a 9-0 conclusion, parsing the differences would prove a time-consuming task.  Instead, the purpose of this article is to answer the question whether the Roberts Court generally is drifting Left and if John Roberts in particular is drifting to the Left.  Most | Read More »

    THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 4, 1863

    “The Battle of Gettysburg”, by Thure de Thulstrup. Shows Pickett’s Charge from the vantage point of the Union lines. “Battle of Vicksburg”, by Kurz and Allison. Mindful of all the recent hubbub over the Confederate flag…Events of July 4, 1863 marked the beginning of the end of the Confederacy:  In Pennsylvania Robt E. Lee withdrew his broken Army | Read More »


    OPERATION THUNDERBOLT: 39 years ago today Israeli commandos traveled 2,000 miles in four C-130s with two Boeing 707s following and rescued 102 highjacked Air France passengers and crew from their Palestinian and Ugandan captors at Entebbe Airport.  The Air France flight had originated in Tel Aviv with 248 passengers and was bound for Paris.  Upon arrival at Entebbe, the Palestinians released those without Israeli passports and | Read More »

    Marco Rubio’s history of immigration flip-flops and deception

    Marco Rubio's history of immigration flip-flops and deception

    The amount of times Marco Rubio has changed his position on immigration issues is astounding. First, let’s begin with his 2010 stance. He said: “I will never support –never have and never will support – any effort to grant blanket, legalization, amnesty to folks who have entered or stayed in this country illegally.” Then came the Gang of Eight bill in 2013. Rubio had signed | Read More »

    Independence From What?

    Independence Day can only mean one thing: hot dogs, barbeque, and mattress sales. Because if there’s anything our nation was founded upon, it’s the right to get a good night’s sleep for one-year-no-interest financing. It also means that we are celebrating our independence from tyranny, independence from a government far removed from the people it governs, independence from a ruling class bent on power, completely | Read More »

    Ronald Reagan on the Fourth of July

    Ronald Reagan on the Fourth of July

    This is the full text of President Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Independence Day address. According to Reagan aide Michael Deaver, Reagan himself wrote this speech. I felt it was appropriate to share here today.   “For one who was born and grew up in the small towns of the Midwest, there is a special kind of nostalgia about the Fourth of July. I remember it as | Read More »

    The Exorcism of Mayor de Blasio, Another Critic of Donald Trump

    According to a story in Friday’s Wall Street Journal, New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office is looking at the City’s contracts with presidential candidate Donald Trump—including two ice skating rinks, a golf course and a carousel—all operated by the Trump organization. This was in the wake of Trump’s comments about illegal aliens coming across our southern border: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not | Read More »

    It’s time to go after liberal media bias

    Big media has had a distinctly liberal political bias for years.  Indeed, the media functions as if it is the propaganda arm of the Democrat Party.  Everyone in GOP politics must realize that, but too many want to look the other way and pretend that media is objective and neutral.  Recent events give us a new opportunity to expose media’s bias for all to see, | Read More »

    Why Christians should be optimistic about the future of America

    I can honestly say I’m not proud to be an American this 4th of July because of what our country has become. A country is only as great as its average citizens, and the average American has no knowledge of what built this country, nor gratitude for all the things they take for granted that probably 99% of the world’s population doesn’t have. I’m proud | Read More »

    Setting Forth the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms 2.0 Saturday, July 04, 2015

    If it was possible for men, who exercise their reason to believe, that the divine Author of our existence intended a part of the human race to hold an absolute property in, and an unbounded power over others, marked out by his infinite goodness and wisdom, as the objects of a legal domination never rightfully resistible, however severe and oppressive, the inhabitants of these States | Read More »

    Independence Day and True Freedom

    “…the American Dream may include material well-being, but at its heart the American Dream is about Freedom – not freedom to disrespect the law, or one another, or to trample the value of human life and kill whomever one pleases. True Freedom comes with responsibility to treat one another with respect, to tolerate one another, rather than to perpetuate divisiveness and disrespect for the law, or civil society. Independence Day should awaken the better part of people to rise above the pettiness of human culture and reconnect to the values and ideals that led to the birth of the United States of America.

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    Antigone And The SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling

    Sophocles In the wake of the Supreme Courts ruling last week that nationalized same sex marriage as a “constitutional right” many people have been openly wondering and talking about whether or not they should obey “God’s” law when it comes to marriage or to follow the legislating from the bench otherwise known as “Man’s” law. It’s a moral and legal dilemma | Read More »

    These Colors Don’t Run

    These Colors Don't Run

    We celebrate the red, white, and blue today, because it’s July 4, Independence Day. If you haven’t noticed, flags are a big deal in the media lately. Unless you’ve hidden your head in a bag, or lived under a rock, you couldn’t help but see story after story about flags. Our flag’s design goes back a long way: on June 14, 1777, the Second Continental | Read More »

    George Takei: An Intellectually Honest Liberal in a Dishonest Tribe

    George Takei: An Intellectually Honest Liberal in a Dishonest Tribe

    The conservative world exploded in outrage over George Takei’s blatantly racist remark calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas “a clown in blackface,” but they all got this story wrong. Takei is a very rare bird: an intellectually honest liberal. I’m not going to cover in detail what Takei said and what Justice Thomas wrote.  You can read about it here, here, and here. To sum up, Justice Thomas wrote | Read More »

    July 4 Honors Independence from Big Government, Not Dependence on It

    The 4th of July marks an incredible day in history. Some 239 years ago, the Founding Fathers declared our independence from an overbearing and intrusive British government. Their extraordinary act of courage marked the birth of an exceptional nation, where citizens enjoy the greatest freedom in the world. America is unique because our founders recognized that true freedom does not come from government, it comes from | Read More »

    US Senate Republican First Marking Period Report Cards

    We are through the first six months of the 24 months of the 114th Congress.  It is time for the GOP report cards after the first marking period. Receiving an A+: Cotton of Arkansas, Inhofe of Oklahoma and Sasse of Nebraska Receiving an A: Barasso of Wyoming, Fischer of Nebraska and Risch of Idaho Receiving an A-: Boozman of Arkansas, Burr of North Carolina, Cassidy | Read More »

    July 4, the flag, the Bible: All under attack

    Re-posted from World Net Daily As our nation prepares to celebrate 239 years of independence from a former world superpower 33 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 can’t even name, I am most disturbed by former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell’s recent statement reacting to a bulletin issued by the Department of Homeland Security warning about a potential Fourth of July | Read More »


    Sound the TRUMPets!!!

    The amount of commentary here and elsewhere regarding Donald Trump’s entry into the race for President as the Republican nominee requires a response.  I admit upfront that I am not a fan of Donald Trump- the businessman, the real estate mogul, the person, or the politician.  Most of the commentary centers around three supporting themes that I shall attempt to take on. The first is | Read More »

    IL18 Special Election: LaHood Lies About Tea Party Support

    On Thursday evening Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood was on former congressman Joe Walsh’s radio show on AM 560 The Answer to talk about the upcoming special primary election in the 18th congressional district in Central Illinois to replace the disgraced Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) 39%. During the interview ahead of the election on July 7th, in the heavily Republican district the | Read More »

    What Small Business Helps Pay For Its Employees’ Obamacare? Congress.

    The IRS is fining small businesses that help pay their employees’ health insurance premiums under Obamacare (the “Affordable” “Care” Act). That’s bad enough, but Congress has given itself the ability to do this, contrary to law and good sense. The NFIB reports: Under the rule, which appears nowhere in the Affordable Care Act, employers who do not offer a group health plan, but give their | Read More »

    The Supreme Court Term in Review- Part 2

    In part 1, I discussed some criminal law and separation of powers decisions of the Court in the 2014-2015 term.  In this entry, I will take a look at some free speech and civil rights cases (and two tax cases that are overblown).  First, the two tax cases.  In Wynne vs. Comptroller of Maryland ,  this was a 5-4 decision that ruled the Maryland taxing scheme illegal | Read More »

    We need a Conservative, not a Compromiser, Mr. Christie.

    This week Governor Chris Christie opened his big mouth to announce his bid for the Presidency, and his exceptional lack of historical understanding. If there is ever a book written titled “Great Moderates in History” Christie will be forgotten along with the rest of the names it might chronicle. His announcement speech could be summed up in a simple manner, something like: “I’m Chris Christie | Read More »

    God Bless America!

    There’s almost no such thing as a patriotic song I don’t like. I love hymns and songs, both old and new, that were written to honor and celebrate our country. But God Bless America has always been one of my personal favorites. And as I reflected on what Independence Day means to me, I realized that the first verse of this song perfectly reflects my feelings.

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    2016: The Economy Factor

    The financial pages are full of discussion about the first half of the year – how the different stock, bond, and real estate markets are doing; whether the economy is strong enough for the Fed to move toward a more normal interest rate environment; how world events are impacting the economy.  Let’s put the discussion in the context of the 2016 presidential election. First, some | Read More »

    IRAQ The Final Cut For A Country Created By “Cut and Paste”

    A long term solution for Iraq that will finally be workable.

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    Hillary Clinton and how she will punish Americans

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    The New York Times Celebrates Its Declaration of Surrender

    The New York Times Celebrates Its Declaration of Surrender

    The New York Times has published their own ode to Independence Day—a Declaration of Surrender to Islamic terror—while freely offending a billion Catholics who don’t shoot journalists for publishing offensive art. Roundly criticized for publishing a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made entirely of 17,000 colored (non-lubricated) condoms after refusing to publish the cartoon from the cover of Charlie Hebdo last January, the Times standards editor Philip B. | Read More »

    Donald Trump May Be the Great White Hope the GOP Needs

    Donald Trump May Be the Great White Hope the GOP Needs

    The mainstream media is descending on The Donald like buzzards on carrion—and their instincts for a fresh kill are rarely wrong.  But don’t discount Donald Trump. Erick Erickson offered sage advice for the tempestuous-tempered billionaire-cum-politician to stay on offense, but I expect that Trump will rebound very soon. The “stay on offense” advice works best for politicians, but Donald Trump isn’t one.  He’s a unique | Read More »

    EXCLUSIVE: The Hillary Diaries- June 2015

    As long as she continues to use an unsecure private e-mail server, this writer will continue these monthly entries. June 1: Dear diary… heard the news of Beau Biden’s death.  Simply tragic.  Poor Joe…he’s my good friend.  Someone’s death hasn’t shaken me this much since Vince Foster’s.  What else?  Oh yeah- Martin O’Malarkey Malley entered the race.  Geez!  When MSNBC pans your announcement, you know you are | Read More »

    To win the hearts and souls of the uninformed populace, polygamy would not be my play

    Polygamy, as known to the masses, leaves a bad taste in the mouth (no pun intended, ok maybe a little one). Polygamy is associated with stories from the Old Testament and with the early days of Mormonism. It is associated with male dominance and female subjugation. Take a poll and most Americans would overwhelmingly be against polygamy. There would be bipartisan agreement against polygamy as | Read More »

    Rep. Kinzinger(RINO-IL): Gay Marriage Is The Law Of The Land, Get Used To It

    [mc_name name='Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL)' chamber='house' mcid='K000378' ](R-IL) Illinois RINO congressman Adam Kinzinger finally broke his silence on the Supreme Courts ruling last Friday that nationalized same sex marriage, telling 1440 WROK Wednesday morning that “Gay marriage is the law of the land” and that it is something people will just have to get used to. In typical establishment RINO fashion Kinzinger also | Read More »

    Off to a Bad Start: START-UP NY Spends $45 Million and Only Creates 76 Jobs

    Off to a Bad Start: START-UP NY Spends $45 Million and Only Creates 76 Jobs

    “Move here, expand here or start a new business here and pay no taxes for 10 years.” If something seems too good to be true, then it probably is – and that goes for Governor Cuomo’s tax carve-out program, START-UP NY. New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently revealed that START-UP NY spent $45 million to advertise the program, but created only 76 jobs. The | Read More »

    Marita Noon: The SCOTUS/EPA decision, while not all positive, is worthy of celebration

    The big lesson for the Obama Administration should be read between the lines. They may be, in some back room at the White House, rubbing their hands in glee over the SCOTUS/EPA decision. The Administration can introduce all kinds of controversial and unreasonable rules and regulations that crush growth, kill jobs, and favor its friends and ideology—and even if it, ultimately, gets shot down, it will be too late; the impact will already be felt.

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    “Tail Gunner Trump”

    Sen. Joe McCarthy is best known for attempting to make the case that the US government was riddled with Soviet spies and Communist sympathizers. McCarthy was of course, correct,  ( just Google “Verona Project”) but was unable to successfully make his case to the American people, in part because of his tactics and his temperament  ( no doubt  fueled by his alcoholism) The left reacted | Read More »

    I’ve Made My 2016 Decision

    I've Made My 2016 Decision

    This Presidential election is shaping up to be so much fun. Not only do we have high-quality field of Republican candidates, but each one of those candidates can run against the destructive liberal policies of President Barack Obama. Knowing all of the statistics about how hard it is for the same party to win three consecutive Presidential elections, I’m convinced the GOP has a very | Read More »