A Jewish Christmas Story
My love for politics is only exceeded by my passion for religious and faith issues. So with Christmas upon us, here is an intriguing tale of religion and faith that happens to be my own tale of religious freedom. It is during this time of year that I most enjoy reflecting upon my 40-year relationship with Jesus and my ever-growing love for HIM. What | Read More »
Jesus ‘Most Significant Person Ever’ According to New Research Study
Just in time for the Christmas gift-giving season, is a new and widely reported book with the revelation, “Jesus Christ named history’s most successful meme.“ Now, if you are like me you may be asking what the heck is a “meme?” So I looked it up on Merriam-Webster Dictionary and read the following: An idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a | Read More »
Is Clinton/Warner the GOP’s Most Feared 2016 Democrat Ticket?
All signs point to Hillary Clinton being the Democrat Party’s presidential nominee in 2016. Confirming this assumption is the latest Iowa poll from the Des Moines Register. The poll gives Clinton a favorable/unfavorable rating of 89 percent to 7 percent among Iowa Democrats in this first presidential caucus state, where in 2008 Clinton lost to then-Senator Obama. Even the Republican National Committee believes “Hillary 2016” is a done deal and is | Read More »
Obama at DreamWorks in La La Land Today Speaking About (Fairytale) Economy
Politico reports: Obama is set to speak on the economy at DreamWorks’s Los Angeles-area headquarters on Tuesday. Which leads me to ask: Is Obama living his own fairytale today? Consider this: We have a president created by the media and funded by Hollywood who is speaking at DreamWorks headquarters in La La Land. He is expected to talk about how an economy, propped up by $85 billion a | Read More »
Not a joke: 12 Reasons Why Obama is One of the Best Presidents Ever
What you are about to read is a much abbreviated version of a piece that appeared in the Huffington Post on November 15. It was written by Matthew Lynch Ed.D. the author of, The Call to Teach: An Introduction to Teaching. (This appeared next to his name.) It is disconcerting that as an educator, Mr. Lynch is filling innocent minds with this kind of mush. And we wonder why | Read More »
New Quinnipiac Poll Has Christie Beating Hillary By One Point in 2016
If you are not now, or will never be, “Ready for Hillary” then here is a new Quinnipiac poll released on November 13 that should lift your spirits for the 2016 presidential race. Newly reelected New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tops former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by one point, 43 percent to 42 percent. Please be aware that this poll taken three years before the November 8, 2016 presidential election means absolutely | Read More »
Is The Song ‘America, The Beautiful’ Politically Incorrect on Veterans Day 2013?
On Sunday, the final hymn in our church was America, The Beautiful, in honor of Veterans Day. We only sang the popular first verse but after reading all the verses I fully expected teams of lawyers from the ACLU, American Atheists or Americans United Against Separation of Church and State to be waiting in the parking lot threatening lawsuits and demanding that the song be torn from | Read More »
Can We Have A Rational Discussion About The Virginia Governor Race?
The Virginia Gubernatorial Race Proves the GOP is Suicidal If a national election were held in a test kitchen, it would resemble Tuesday’s Virginia gubernatorial election. The race between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli is a rich stew of national personalities and issues, consumed by Virginia voters with “tastes” similar to voter groups nationwide. That’s why the media will see this off-year election | Read More »
Obama is America’s First AWOL President — Blame the Mainstream Media
Is Obama our nation’s first AWOL president? The answer is painfully obvious. While researching this piece I Googled, “Obama is AWOL president” and over one million results popped up in 0.33 seconds - overwhelmingly from conservative-leaning media. AWOL stands for “absent without leave” in case you needed a refresher. Here are some examples representing both sides of the ideological fence: John Cornyn: Obama is AWOL on budget talks. Politico | Read More »
New Poverty Study: 48 Percent of All Public School Children Qualify As Low-Income
If you are an American who believes that our nation’s best days are behind us, here is a startling and depressing report from the Southern Education Foundation (SEF) that will support your opinion. First, what is the SEF? It is the nation’s oldest education philanthropy with a mission statement stating the following: The Southern Education Foundation (SEF) is a public charity whose mission is to advance equity and excellence | Read More »
‘Obama was running for president even as he was still getting lost in the Capitol’s corridor.’ Criticizing New Senators Demonstrates Obama’s Hypocrisy
On October 4, President Obama gave a widely reported interview with Julie Pace of the Associated Press that reads like political satire from The Onion. During the interview, Obama was highly critical of freshman Senator Ted Cruz for his role in the government shutdown. Then, Obama went on to slam Cruz and other freshman Republican senators for their high media profiles that called to mind then-Senator Obama’s behavior during his | Read More »
The US Debt Clock of Deceit, Decline and Doom is Ticking in the Debt Ceiling Debate
The United States as we know it today will cease to exist in the next few decades. Unfortunately, this is due to deceit in government accounting that you will NOT hear discussed on any news reports in the debate over raising the debt ceiling. Let’s frame this somber picture. President Obama and the Treasury Department are demanding that Congress raise the $16.7 trillion debt ceiling so that | Read More »
White House Celebrates Bisexual Visibility Day with an Official Closed-Door Event
Did you know that today is Bisexual Visibility Day? You may not be aware, but they are at the White House and will be celebrating with an official event. Seriously, this is not a joke. Today, in honor of Bisexual Visibility Day there will be a White House roundtable discussion “about issues facing the bisexual community” attracting bisexual activists from around the nation. This first-time | Read More »
Is the White House Big Latin Music Party Still On For Tonight?
Politico reports: First Lady Michelle Obama said that the president “will shake his groove thing” at a Latin music concert being held at White House on Monday. Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin and Romeo Santos are among the artists lined up to perform. But are today’s horrific events leading to 13 dead at the Washington Navy Yard serious enough for the White House to cancel this Latin | Read More »
Federal Court Rules ‘In God We Trust’ Will Remain on Coins and Currency
Lost in a busy news week dominated by Syria, Putin, Obama’s bungling, and the 9/11 anniversary, was an important federal court ruling on September 10, resulting in a victory so that the motto, “In God We Trust” could remain on all U.S. currency. The Associated Press reported: A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking removal of the words “In God We Trust” from U.S. coins and | Read More »