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) 100%.  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 »

    Common Core: Designed For Failure

    In my previous article, I tried to illustrate the origins of Common Core and why it will ultimately fail.  In this entry, I wish to demonstrate how detrimental Common Core is since it does a serious disservice to students and teachers initially, then parents and ultimately taxpayers and society in general. The obvious fault lies in the fact that this is being held out as | Read More »

    Common Core: The Background

    If there is one thing that has united conservatives and liberals, it is opposition to Common Core.  Both sides oppose it for different reasons.  On the Left, the opposition is practical while on the Right the opposition is philosophical and, in some cases, practical.  The Left opposes Common Core because it offends a key constituency of that group- teachers and teacher unions.  Part and parcel | Read More »

    Microaggression- Silliness By Any Other Name

    A recent article in both Salon and Alternet discussed the concept of “microaggression.”  This is the assertion that small, subtle forms of racism permeate American society and target minorities every day.  Originating out of Critcical Race Theory, it says that unconscious actions have a cumulative negative effect on blacks and although laws and attitudes have changed over the years, these small actions permeate throughout society and interactions with | Read More »

    True Leadership

    When Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasabeh was brutally executed by burning at the hands of ISIS, Jordan unleashed a barrage of attacks against the terrorist organization.  Although figures are hard to come by, Jordanian claims of over 7,000 ISIS fighters killed seemed exaggerated.  If one remembers, prior to this attack the Jordanian government had been engaged in negotiations to free that pilot in exchange for a | Read More »

    The Confederate Flag On Trial

    On March 23rd, the Supreme Court will hear a case regarding the Confederate flag- Walker vs. Sons of Confederate Veterans.  This case could have broad reaching First Amendment implications beyond Texas.  At issue is the presence of the Confederate flag on a state-issued license plate. Texas, like most states, has a specialty license plate program where organizations can design their own license plates for an additional | Read More »

    Climate Change “Solutions”

    Assuming global climate change to be a legitimate problem (and I hope the previous three articles has shown the opposite), perhaps by looking at the proposed solutions from the pro-climate change crowd we can see the real agenda behind their efforts.  In the end, it will inevitably be revealed that the environmental movement has closely aligned itself with the anti-capitalist movement since this is really | Read More »

    What Do You Do When Your Models Fail?

    The global warming alarmist predictions are littered with  examples of predictions that never came true as the models suggested.  This is the main reason we now call it “climate change” rather than “global warming.”  Even before that name change, the phenomena was changed from “global warming” to “anthropogenic global warming” when it was revealed that the earth regularly “changed climate.”  Besides, climate is more long-term | Read More »

    When Natural Things Are Pollutants

    The EPA’s authority to regulate carbon dioxide emissions is nowhere to be found in the Clean Air Act of 1970, the law that established the current regulatory regiment in the area of the environment and the EPA.  At that time, carbon dioxide was not on the radar of the list of air pollutants.  The problem lies in the broad definition of air pollutants in the | Read More »

    Global Warming, Consensus and Models

    This is the first of four articles on climate change because… well, Barack Obama believes it is the top national security concern facing the United States.  Besides, I haven’t written on the subject in a while.  Part of the problem is simply misinformation regurgitated by our Misinformant-in-Chief himself.  How many times have we heard the Left (Obama included) say that the discussion is over, that | Read More »