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 »
Five Reasons Why a Trump 2016 Run Could Be Good News for the GOP
Imagine if the 2016 presidential election was held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, for whom would you cast your vote? While preparing to write this piece I emailed that question to a family member who is male, thirty- two years old, lives in California and works for an internet company that everyone knows. His immediate response was: Are you kidding | Read More »
Where Is The Outrage Over ‘ObamaNation’ Flag?
While thousands gathered at the Lincoln Memorial this past weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, an American flag was waved with President Obama’s image in place of the 50 stars. Photos of the “Obama flag” were included in the galleries of numerous prominent web sites such as Politico and USA Today. But was the Obama flag just another news photo of the event? | Read More »
Can Any Republican Win 270 Electoral Votes in 2016 (Or Ever Again)?
During this past week I had a chance to reflect on the 5th annual RedState Gathering which I attended, that was held this year in New Orleans. The event was extremely well run and attracted close to 400 loyal RedStaters who either write for or read the site. We all gathered to hear from numerous conservative leaders, including U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Tim | Read More »
16 Reasons Why Hillary is Poised to Win in 2016
By the standards of “political time” where in one day a candidate can go from frontrunner to underdog, the November 8, 2016 presidential election is decades away. But from this 2013 vantage point all signs point to Hillary Clinton coasting to the Democrat party nomination and winning the White House. As a lifelong Republican I am not pleased with my own prediction – for nothing | Read More »
Hillary Watch 2016: The ‘Queen’s Machine’ Is Gearing Up To Squash Anyone In Her Path
As our Hillary Watch 2016 series marches on, Hillary 2016 pop-up ads from what I am calling the “Queen’s Machine” are bombarding my computer screen. Ads like this one below or others shouting: “Show Your Support. Take the Ready for Hillary pledge.” (One can only imagine what that pledge entails.) The ads are proof the Ready for Hillary PAC is becoming more ready every day and that the Queen’s Machine is in | Read More »
‘No Labels’ Organization Attracts a ‘Gang of 81′ Members in the Spirit of Bipartisanship to Eliminate Government Waste
Yesterday in a park across from the Capitol, I witnessed an event that signaled real hope and change in Washington and it had nothing to do with President Obama’s famous/infamous 2008 campaign slogan. Standing on a stage in the scorching sun, the heat index was 100 degrees of bipartisanship, as members of the House and Senate who comprise the No Labels Problem Solvers Coalition stood together to | Read More »
Since a Godless America is the Goal of Obama’s Justice Department — Are We Still, ‘One Nation Under God’?
Today a man of great faith emailed me a news piece with the following message, “You should write about this travesty. It proves once again that DOJ under Eric Holder is out of control!” The headline of the news report read: DOJ Defunds Youth Programs that Reference God. As I read the piece by Todd Starnes which appeared on the Fox News web site, I realized something has gone terribly wrong in | Read More »
New Photo Caption Contest: Are You Ready For Some Hillary-Wear?
As the writer of a continuing saga called Hillary Watch 2016, naturally I was amused to read about the opening of the Ready for Hillary online store. If you are not an avid reader of every Hillary Watch 2016 installment, than you may not be familiar with Ready for Hillary. If that is the case, then you must be asking, “Why all the hoopla surrounding an on-line store? ” (Even Drudge Report mentioned it.) So to get | Read More »
‘Stomp Jesus’ Professor Gets His Contract Renewed
In the “World Gone Mad Department” of Florida Atlantic University, Professor Deandre Poole’s annual contract to teach communications has been renewed. Professor Poole, whom you may remember found himself at the center of what became a national controversy after he instructed his class to write the name JESUS on a piece of paper and step on it. One student complained, the story caught fire and | Read More »