The Hits Keep Coming from the Left

    In a tendency now bordering on suicide, the Left keeps proposing and sometimes enacting bills which violate the more important law of unintended consequences.  In my reading on the subject, I could come up with only one good unintended consequence of anything and it had nothing to do with any liberal policy or belief.  That unintended good consequence, in fact, had to do with the | Read More »

    The Left: If It Makes Sense, Oppose It

    There is a propensity for those on the Left to oppose anything which makes commonsense.  This is a group of people who have labeled themselves “progressive,” but it appears their “progress” ended in the policies of the New Deal or the Great Society, policies that are 50-70 years old.  To them, time has stood still since 1938 or 1966 when realities of 2015 are very | Read More »

    The Great (Not!) Indiana Boycott

    Prior to the passage of the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the polling company- Marist- released results of a poll they conducted on the issue from February 25th to March 1st.  In that poll, 54% of respondents agreed with the idea of a RFRA with 65% of respondents stating that no one should be fined or imprisoned if they have religious objections that conflict with | Read More »

    The Continuous Travails of Hillary Clinton

    In the continuing drama known as the race to the White House in 2016, Hillary Clinton seems to keep hitting speed bumps along the road.  The latest bump- the State Department and her private e-mail account- is just the most recent example self-inflicted blunders.  We can count among them her Benghazi testimony and the continued investigation, the roll out of her book tour, her claims | Read More »

    US Senate 1st Period Interim Reports

    Credit: Wikipedia As of March 31st, we are one-eighth through the 114th Congress of the United States Senate.  One thing most obvious right now is that more amendments to bills have been considered, debated and voted upon in three months than has occurred over the previous 24 months with Reid in control.  That is a good thing.  The second observation is | Read More »

    Thoughts on the Indiana RFRA

    Who needs comedy when you have the Left?  Want to see them go absolutely apoplectic?  Pass a Religious Freedom Restoration Act that mirrors a law that has been on the Federal books for over two decades, that was co-sponsored by a Democrat (Schumer) and signed into law by a Democratic President (Clinton), and that exists in twenty other states- red, blue and every other color | Read More »

    The April Supreme Court Docket

    In April, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in nine cases.  They are: Bullard vs. Blue Hills Bank:  This is a bankruptcy case which asks whether the denial of confirmation of a bankruptcy plan by a bankruptcy court can be appealed.  It involves a plan which some say was agreed upon while others say they are not so sure.  Regardless, this about a nuance | Read More »

    The Six Most Damaging Presidents in US History

    Alternet, one of my favorite Leftist sites, recently ran an article titled, “The Six Most Evil Presidents in US History.”  It is a small wonder George W. Bush did not end up on the list although he made honorable mention.  In reverse order, they were: James Buchanan- for allowing the country to descend into Civil War; Andrew Johnson- for his Reconstruction policies that allowed the proliferation | Read More »

    The Continued Madness of Marcotte

    This diary entry largely has to deal with another article’s assertions about conservatives needing some rudimentary sex education.  That article was penned by Amanda Marcotte who fancies herself an “expert” on all things sexual.  Titled “Six Conservatives Who Desperately Need a High School Sex Ed Class,” it lists some interesting points from around the country starting with a state representative (I believe in Missouri) questioning | Read More »

    Give Cruz a Chance

    In the past few days, I have read with some amusement and amazement reactions to the announced Presidential candidacy of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Ted Cruz95%Senate Republican Average29See Full Scorecard95%.  Much of the “criticism” is coming from the Right.  Before a speech has been made on the actual campaign trail, before a single dollar has been raised, before a single debate, before a single baby has been | Read More »