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 »
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 »