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    The New York Times Changes Its Story Deleting The Most Remarkable Thing About Chuck Hagel’s Firing

    The New York Times Changes Its Story Deleting The Most Remarkable Thing About Chuck Hagel's Firing

    The Pentagon wants America to believe Secretary Hagel was not fired, but the New York Times hit job breaking the news of his retirement is proof he was. The White House did not just throw Secretary Hagel under the bus, it rolled over him multiple times to ensure he is finished. After two Secretaries of Defense leaving, then writing critical pieces about President Obama, the | Read More »

    Our Better Angels

    Our Better Angels

    I served just shy of a full term on Macon, GA’s City Council. When I took my radio job, I had to step down. In the time I was there, there were multiple times black members of the City Council had to challenge the local police force for what they saw as overkill or police abuse. From my vantage point, not every incident was as | Read More »

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    Chuck Hagel Gets Canned

    Chuck Hagel Gets Canned

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is being canned or, as the New York Times puts it, “Stepping Down as Defense Chief Under Pressure”. With Republicans in Congress showing they’re going to get serious about national security and our foreign policy, somebody had to go. As we fail to deal with ISIS and Iran plays us, someone has to take the fall. Note that Obama is | Read More »

    Stuck Pigs

    Stuck Pigs

    Should you have any doubts about Saturday night’s opening skit on Saturday Night Live being damaging to the President, you need look no further than the Washington Post, which felt the need to fact check the skit. Liberals are in an uproar squealing like stuck pigs. Their own network, NBC, dared ridicule the President’s overreach. Back in February, SNL’s executive producer, Lorne Michaels, said liberals | Read More »

    It’s Not What He Did, But How He Did It

    It's Not What He Did, But How He Did It

    Most of you are opposed to what Barack Obama did, but if you step back for a minute you will see it is not what he did, but how he did it. What Obama did is unpopular with a majority of Americans, but he is right that what he did has bipartisan approval in Congress. Nonetheless, the House of Representatives chose not to act in | Read More »

    You Are Being Played

    You Are Being Played

    I oppose comprehensive immigration reform. I think Congress always fails as comprehensive legislation. But, long time readers know I am squishier on the immigration issue than many RedStaters. There are portions of what the President proposed last night that I support in principle and, frankly, was surprised by how mild some of the actions were, given the run up to the announcement. But whatever I | Read More »

    Gay Rights and Sex Crimes: Ironies From the Human Rights Campaign Files

    The Human Rights Campaign is a gay rights group in Washington heavily connected to the Obama Administration. In the past, the group has labeled the Family Research Council a “hate group.” In fact, the day before a gay rights activist entered the Family Research Council’s offices to kill its employees, the Human Rights Campaign had labeled FRC a “hate group.” The Human Rights Campaign recently | Read More »

    Republicans Will Vote to Fund President Obama’s Amnesty. Then Try to Take It All Back.

    Republicans Will Vote to Fund President Obama's Amnesty. Then Try to Take It All Back.

    You people are being played by the GOP. Remember when the GOP wanted to raise the debt ceiling, but claim they would oppose it. They voted to raise it, but then Congress could vote to stop the raise. The President could then veto the stoppage and the debt ceiling would raise. But the GOP could claim they opposed him. That is happening again. This time | Read More »

    Anticipating Amnesty

    Last night I took a lot of calls from angry listeners who were not just angry at the President, but at the GOP for not fighting to stop him.

    Republicans Will Not Block Barack Obama (Because They Want the Same Thing)

    Republicans Will Not Block Barack Obama (Because They Want the Same Thing)

    In 2011, Barack Obama said he did not have the constitutional authority to do what he is going to announce today. In fact, on March 28, 2011, Barack Obama said “With respect to the notion that I can just suspend deportations through executive order, that’s just not the case…. There are enough laws on the books by Congress that are very clear in terms of | Read More »

    So That Explains the Buzzfeed Hit

    Buzzfeed and much of the rest of the press is covering the bizarre behavior of an Uber executive who wanted to dig up dirt on at least one journalist. I love Uber, but geez they behavior like Nixon runs the joint. My 9 year old and I used Uber all through New York City last week. It was a great experience. In any event, last | Read More »

    The Diluvial Effects of Sin

    I’m studying for my Seminary exam, which is two weeks away. One of the things I keep coming back to is how, once you dig in, so much of the rich tapestry of the Bible is connected. Consider, if you will, sin. “In the beginning, God created the heaves and the earth.” We know that part, but go down a bit to verse six and | Read More »

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    While You’re Distracted, Humanum is Happening

    While You're Distracted, Humanum is Happening

    There are more important things in life than politics. One of those things is happening as I write. Most of the world is oblivious to it. The press corps has completely ignored it. But it may be one of the most consequential events in the early twenty-first century. It is called Humanum. In Rome, at the Vatican, an interfaith gathering is occurring to discus marriage. | Read More »

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    A Loss For Cruz and a Win For Texas

    Three years ago my friend Chip Roy was in a bed at MD Anderson in Texas fighting cancer and undergoing chemo. He was constantly on my prayer list. Employed by Governor Perry, Chip had helped Perry write his book and struggled with the effects of his cancer treatment. From there, Chip went to work for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Ted Cruz95%Senate Republican Average29See Full Scorecard95%. I wrote | Read More »

    Shut. It. Down.

    Shut. It. Down.

    Yes, yes, yes, let us concede up front that the GOP will always get blamed for a government shutdown. Yes, yes, yes, let us concede that, in fact, polling for the GOP declined after the 2013 shutdown. But, we must caveat, some of their decline was from Republicans who decided their side had caved and were unhappy. Now let us also concede this: many Republicans | Read More »