Taking the “measure” of Obama: 208, 24, 20

    As we near the end of Obama’s 6th year in office, we can take the measure of the man by looking at three numbers. Though they are in fact disparate, when viewed in context, they provide a true insight into his soul, or rather, a lack of: 208: The number of times Obama has played golf. Does he get a mulligan for the times his game | Read More »

    What’s wrong….very, VERY, wrong….with this picture?

    From FOX News this past Sunday: H/T to Mississippi Conservative Daily. Click on the link to read what Chris McDaniel has to say about it. BTW, has anyone seen or heard of/from Thad since the run-off?

    Four little words of advice for Michael Grimm: Charlie Rangel and Alcee Hastings

    New York GOP Congressman Michael Grimm  yesterday pleaded guilty to one count of felony tax evasion. It is inevitable that he will soon resign from the House. Speaker Boehner has wisely to date refrained from any public comment; allowing Grimm time over the holidays to contemplate his fall from grace and hopefully come to the correct decision as to his future. Let’s be clear here. | Read More »

    Obama, executive orders….excuse me…”unsigned” memoranda, and razor blades

    Those of us of a certain age recall that once upon a time shaving was almost always accomplished with a Gillette safety razor, using double edged blades. (Though for a while, Schick was the choice of conservatives….as they advertised in “National Review.”) In those antediluvian times, before ATRAs and other disposables, regardless of which brand you chose, you were faced with the problem of what | Read More »

    Erick is half right…..

    Erick penned a superb, powerful diary the other day: House Conservatives have the power, and should depose Speaker . He points out, correctly, that it will take only 30 conservative House members to deny Boehner the 218 votes he will need in the next Congress to be elected Speaker. He makes the case that by in effect vetoing Boehner, conservatives will throw the election back to | Read More »

    Is Kwanzaa kaput?

    Hanukkah starts tomorrow, and Christmas is ten days away. But as I was out and about this past weekend doing some holiday shopping, I suddenly realized..whoa…there’s no Kwanzaa anymore. It’s like…gone… I looked… No signs anywhere. In any stores.. I mean, I couldn’t even find a “Happy Kwanzaa” card at WalMart ( and they’re out even out of stock  at….and they have EVERYTHING) Plug | Read More »

    Marlin Stutzman has two choices: If he was indeed lied to, he should run for Speaker; if he is lying, he should resign.

    I have admired Marlin Stutzman for his positions during his short time in Congress. He has always been a solid, pro-life conservative. He supported the 2013 government  shutdown. Last night, Stutzman changed his original vote on the rule that  allowed the cromnibus bill to come to the floor.  Had he not done so, it is likely that the bill would have died. According to CQ | Read More »

    Do the upheavals at Rolling Stone and The New Republic presage the future of the Democrat party?

    Hmmm?? Life imitates artifice…. It’s been an interesting last few months for the denizens of the left, to say the least. The Democrat party suffered its second consecutive mid term shellacking, yet Obama blithely ignores it, and proceeds to unilaterally amnesty  millions of illegals. At the same time, two longtime cheerleaders for the establishment left, “Rolling Stone” and “The New Republic” self-destruct. Can one deduce | Read More »

    Why should we bother to call our congressmen to oppose Obama’s amnesty if those same congressmen are going to vote for Boehner for Speaker?

    Erick has been waging a vigorous campaign to get conservatives to burn up the lines to their representatives, demanding that they do everything possible to oppose Obama’s unconstitutional amnesty. Good.  Nothing wrong with that. He’s even made it easy to express displeasure by sending Boehner  a can of blue tennis balls, to replace those he’s lacking. Nice gesture..humor is always a good thing. Note: Two | Read More »

    Mia Love and William Hurd should NOT join the Congressional Black Caucus

    My original title for this piece was going to be posed as a question: “SHOULD MIA LOVE AND WILLIAM HURD JOIN THE BLACK CAUCUS?” I first decided to write it that way when I remembered that Alan West, whom I greatly admire and respect, joined the CBC when he was elected to the House. West explained his decision as the need to bring “intellectual debate | Read More »