The Great Society’s 4th Decade – An American Tragedy
Maybe Lyndon Johnson really didn’t say what he was famously accused of having said about his welfare programs. I would hope so; given that if he were pursuing a bribes-for-votes strategy, then he has miserably failed. This is what typically happens when a welfare state discovers the fundamental economic paradox. From Wikipedia we can quickly learn that this problem is as follows: The economic problem | Read More »
Emerging Consensus that LBJ Killed JFK?
More than a thousand books have been written on the John F. Kennedy assassination, yet there remains much controversy as to what happened that day in Dallas. To the casual observer, the Warren Commission’s narrative of three shots in six seconds by a lone gunman may appear to be plausible. Search a bit below the surface, however, and you find many inconsistencies that call into | Read More »
How The Left Manipulates Terms
Note: I started writing back in late September but fell short of ideas. I’ve written about this before, but this requires more attention than what it’s gotten. Most of everyone tend to call them “liberals”. The left first started playing with it by late 1910s when the American people became hostile to progressive with Woodrow Wilson entering us into WWI when he initially promised not to | Read More »
Tags: Barack Obama
, Great Society
, Social Security
, Woodrow Wilson
JFK belongs to us all
Fifty years ago today a WWII hero that stared down the Soviet Union during the Cold War’s Cuban Missile Crisis apogee was murdered by Communist. Watching much of the news coverage from that time and since, you might conclude that President John Fitzgerald Kennedy had been assassinated by racist Southerners in Texas, thanks to the far left in the Democratic Party and the news media | Read More »
Obama’s non-content-of-character March to non-Washington poverty equality
Civil rights hero and long-time Democrat elected to represent the City of Atlanta in the U.S. House, Rep. John Lewis says he is “still” Marching on Washington, 50 years later. On Wednesday’s 50th anniversary, the first African-American President of the United States will commemorate the historic event with remarks from the same spot at the Lincoln Memorial where black baptist Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered | Read More »
Tags: Barack Obama
, I Have A Dream Speech
, John Lewis
, march on washington
, Martin Luther King Jr.
, South Carolina
, Tim Scott
, Voting Rights Act
Could FDR and LBJ Defeat Romney and Ryan?
Their names have not been on the ballot since 1944 and 1964. FDR died in 1945 and LBJ in 1973 but the ghosts of democrat presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Lyndon Baines Johnson are impacting the 2012 presidential election campaign with such magnitude that they both might as well be on the ballot themselves. The great entitlement legacies of these two mid- 20th century presidents, | Read More »
Obama Brands Romney as Goldwater – Will Puppet Be Next?
Re-posted from PJ Media With Obama about to launch his re-election campaign on May 5th (cough cough) his grand strategy for victory has been formulated. News Flash…Mitt Romney is a radical. In case you missed it, Obama’s campaign narrative goes something like this: Romney used to be a flip- flopper with no core and you could not trust him. But now, since becoming the presumptive | Read More »
Tags: 2012 GOP Nomination
, 2012 Presidential politics
, 2012 presidential race
, Barry Goldwater
, David Plouffe
, Mitt Romney
, Myra Adams writer
, Pop Culture
, President Obama
, Republican Party
How to Turn a Socialist into a Centrist
In spite of the current progressive narrative that Republicans have a pathetic field of candidates, Obama’s ‘destiny’ to win in 2012, and a Democratic Party on the upswing, evidence is mounting 2012 may well be the turning point in our nation’s history. Democratic/Socialist Worker political operatives like Ezra Klein, Ralph Nader, and Gloria Borger are all trying to make is look like the 2012 election has been run and | Read More »
Obama compared to… LBJ?
Ah, the first “Is [INSERT GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION HERE] [INSERT PRESIDENT'S NAME HERE]‘s Vietnam?” article written about a Presidential administration. Always a magical time. Could Afghanistan Become Obama’s Vietnam? WASHINGTON — President Obama had not even taken office before supporters were etching his likeness onto Mount Rushmore as another Abraham Lincoln or the second coming of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Yet what if they got the wrong | Read More »