Obama executive order expedites dredging of Charleston and other eastern ports
So, why not expedite Keystone Pipeline and stop closing coal power plants? Georgians, South Carolinians and their respective Republican governors got early Christmas presents from an unlikely Democratic Party source last week when President Barack Obama agreed to waive further application of federal environmental rules in order to expedite the dredging of several U.S. ports, including those at Savannah and Charleston, S.C. The dredging is needed so | Read More »
See no evil Olympian monkeys, Eddie Murphy and extending NBC/TV sabbaticals
Not part of the captive audience spoon-fed broadcast network political correctness and Olympic “values” that treat dead Jews like monkeys More than a dozen years ago we limited our viewing of the three major broadcast networks to live sports, Seinfeld re-runs, and recorded (so we can fast forward through the ads) Sunday political shows. After making exceptions for House and 24 for several years, and | Read More »
Chick-fil-A values and those of the Muslim and other ‘hoods Democrats abide
Would a 21st Century Alger Hiss even need to conceal his ties to America’s enemies from Johns, McCain and Boehner, to gain security clearances as a State Department employee, so long as he were vouched for by their “honorable friend” and former congressional colleague, Hillary Clinton? Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats’ Million Man March to mainstream fellow haters of the America they grew up in | Read More »
Google it: Chick-fil-A boycotts Sundays so gays can eat more beef?
Media, same-sex marriage advocates (named Ed only?) get louder even as their cause loses state electoral contests Two months ago, North Carolina voters rubbed their tar heels in the same-sex marriage movement’s face and becoming the 31st state to pass a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage. (If only President Barack Obama had “evolved” sooner?) Ten other states have statutes defining marriage as exclusively a union | Read More »
No ‘gun-free zones’ for murderers in James’ World
James’ World being the same one in which Cain slew Abel, Holmes paid no heed to Aurora theater’s ban on concealed guns carried by non-criminals Upon hearing that 12 were killed and 58 wounded by a gun-wielding 24-year old at a movie theater in Colorado, the mayor of the nation’s largest city just couldn’t let a crisis go to waste: “You know, soothing words are nice, but maybe | Read More »
More, More, More: Democrats on taxes, spending, Romney tax returns, etc
No problem is ever solved and unless Republicans vote for the next bill the Democratic Party introduces, they are racist-sexist-homophobe-bigots that care not for the poor and disabled It appears that Mitt Romney has learned a Rush Limbaugh lesson that also answers the question posed by the Andrea True disco song’s chorus: More, more, more How do you like it, how do you like it More, more, | Read More »
Would a new City of Brookhaven (Ga.) welcome a new City of Mike?
Where does this New City movement stop? With a new City of Mike, when every person is their own munici-personality divorced from DeKalb County? No taxation without representation Such was the battle cry of colonists resentful of a distant and arbitrary King and Parliament unresponsive to their happiness pursuits. The shot heard round the world at Lexington and Concord launched an American revolution in self | Read More »
College professors take salary cuts to lower tuition?
Not. Why not just increase student loans, keep tuition high, blame Republicans for not caring about the poor and middle class priced out of an education because they won’t increase student loans even more, and keep the high salaries for the Democrats in academia? File the above with other headlines you never see, such as: Labor unions voluntarily reduce pay to save company Government employees voluntarily | Read More »
Condi as VP ensures Obama’s defeat [updated]
Former Secretary of State’s mere presence on the GOP ticket trumps the race and other Democratic Party identity politics’ cards The rumors are out there, and this conservative hopes they are true. Condoleezza Rice as the vice-presidential nominee of the Republican Party utterly refutes the narrative by which the Democratic Party attempts to justify its very existence. Yes, Dr. Rice has made statements sympathetic to the pro-abortion | Read More »
Roberts’ Commerce Clause silver lining: The Slope Done Slipped
The taxing power is more overt, but how much commerce is left to regulate with Obamacare safely constitutional? In the wake of the recent judgment of the nation’s highest court upholding the Affordable Care Act, conservatives were invited to wax optimistic since the Chief Justice joined the four conservative dissenters on the judgment in agreeing that the individual mandate to buy health insurance or be fined is not a | Read More »
Prosecutorial discretion, Southern Baptists and the right thing to do for illegal aliens
The substantive and procedural rule of law is the most right thing to do This former and long-time fence-first-before-amnesty Southern Baptist conservative Republican only came to embrace a modified (non-voting rights) amnesty for long-time residents (even before the Mexican border is secured) last October during the GOP debate over Governor Rick Perry’s Texas law granting in-state tuition rates to long-time illegal immigrants. We had | Read More »
The Constitution as fodder for Roberts’ Obamacare ransom note
Emanating “tax, not a tax” penumbras, the liberal imprimatur of legitimacy and so much for the judicial “restraint” of the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Would you rather be hung or shot? (…and be happy about it!) We the People ordained and ratified a constitution as the centerpiece of a limited government alternative to the Divine Right of Kings and parliaments | Read More »
Free trade Utopianism renders U.S. dependent on Russian helicopters
But have you seen how cheap are a pair of outsourced Levi jeans at the Mall of America? A conversation with Russian President Dmitri Medvedev last March over a live microphone, that our President thought private, famously revealed Barack Obama asking for Tsar Putin’s patience on arms negotiations since a re-elected Obama would have more “flexibility” to sell out U.S. national security on armaments after | Read More »
Why conservatives applaud the John Edwards not guilty verdict
Why conservatives applaud the John Edwards not guilty verdict [Originally published in the inaugural dead-tree version issue of the Times News of Brookhaven (DeKalb County), Georgia] Most campaign finance laws, other than those requiring disclosure of campaign contributions and expenditures, violate free speech rights under the First Amendment and foster the nefarious criminalization of politics “I think he definitely had some knowledge of where the money was | Read More »
Rand Paul’s welcome Fourth Amendment dronings in plain sight
Sen. Paul (R-KY) introduces needed bill to limit use of unmanned military planes by domestic law enforcement The constitutionally informed should have no problem when the Commander-in-Chief commands those for whom he is chief to kill Bin Ladens in Pakistan with Navy Seals on the ground or even American citizen al-Harethis levying war against their own country in Yemen with un-manned drone aircraft. The President has broad, | Read More »
Cannabis without the high will smoke out nauseating medical marijuana activists
The death knell of the medical marijuana movement? Seriously, how many pairs of Birkenstocks will be worn out walking the streets to legalize pot that ONLY relieves the nausea of the seriously ill, but doesn’t get you high? Israeli scientists, rather than attempting to cultivate coconut oil that won’t make you fat or New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s food Nazi blood boil, have instead invented “cannabis | Read More »
The Democratic Party ‘sector’ is doing fine…for Republicans
Bill, Hillary and Barack: Unacceptably liberal peas in rotten Democrat pod The only split in the patronage party is over who runs it, not their shared failed policy goals Question: Does Bill Clinton help Republican chances more when he praises Romney’s “sterling” record at Bain Capital and argues for extending the Bush tax cuts for just one more year or when he backtracks after trips to the | Read More »
Romney, the un-McCain: Obama indifferent, or worse, to economic suffering
Finally, a Republican has the guts to make a moral case against Democratic Party economic policies Significantly on the day before President Barack Obama made the defining statement of his presidency that the ”private sector is doing fine”, Mitt Romney became the first GOP presidential nominee in memory to eschew the usual, non-judgmental, Republican line against the economic policies of our “honorable friends on the other side of the | Read More »
Baby Boomer indulgences: Bush’s stimulus and Obama as skinflint?
File under: It you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything? Greatest Generation Ants, spoiled grasshoppers, the Reagan Revolution interrupted, Wal-Mart moms and the tea partier conservative movement Will Baby Boomers, who skipped class when Aesop’s thrifty ant and lazy grasshopper story was covered in elementary school and ignored the personification of the internalization of the lessons learned by their Greatest Generation parents, fall | Read More »
What Justice Kennedy wrought: Sex-selection abortion as hate crime to trick Democrats?
Abortion is a war on men, women and civilization itself that liberal Democrats wage with impunity even if some mothers are more reluctant to bring more females into the world While we sympathize with Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) and pro-lifers writ large and appreciate legislative maneuvers to expose the barbarity of pro-abortion Democrats, we have long opposed hate-crime laws that exalt motive over intentional heinous | Read More »