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    Parochial school teacher fired for violating Church doctrine; awarded $2 million in damages

    We’ve noted for a while, under the rubric “you will be made to care,” the fact that people of faith no longer have the ability to ignore the culture and live their faith unmolested. This is not an accident. It is a deliberate policy of the Obama administration which has reached back into history to the administration of another socialist president, Franklin Roosevelt, for guidance | Read More »

    December 23, 1941: The Last Dead of Pearl Harbor

    December 23, 1941: The Last Dead of Pearl Harbor

    Every once in a while I, and my colleagues, take a break from bringing Writs of Fire and Sword to the Democrats and write about something that interests us personally. This is one of those occasions. Up until recent years, after progressives gained control of academia, most Americans knew that the Japanese bombed the US military complex at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941, and | Read More »

    Obama very concerned about murder of NYC cops

    Obama very concerned about murder of NYC cops

    Via the Twitter timeline of some guy at BuzzFeed Obama briefed on shooting of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn, per WH poorer. pic.twitter.com/VyCrcUwyBF — Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) December 21, 2014 From his first days in office, Barack Obama has made it one of his objectives to use race relations as a wedge for political purposes. It started with the beer summit and it has metastasized | Read More »

    Obama’s foreign policy enters 12-step program

    One of the axioms for anyone entering a twelve-step program such as that pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous is that first the participant must have hit rock bottom The concept of rock bottom is important in the 12 steps and treatment in general because it serves as a touch stone and a reminder. Addicts and alcoholics are very good at altering the world they see to | Read More »

    Obama sends 1,000 paratroopers to Iraq to provide advice

    Despite his repeated assertions that there will be no new US ground involvement in Iraq, Obama has definitely entered slippery slope territory. About 1,000 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division will deploy to Iraq in late January, the Defense Department announced Friday. The soldiers from 3rd Brigade Combat Team will train, advise and assist Iraqi security forces as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, said Pentagon | Read More »

    Michelle Obama’s lie about racism at Target

    Barack and Michelle Obama took to that pages of People Magazine to talk about their personal experiences with racism (The Obamas: How We Deal with Our Own Racist Experiences). Barack Obama, you know, who lived with communists and convicted terrorists in the dangerous and downtrodden Hyde Park area of Chicago — which Michelle refers to as Southside Chicago — was battered by the evil of racism: | Read More »

    IRS Commissioner: cutting our budget means civilization is doomed

    Bad news. The IRS says it may have to furlough workers because it doesn’t have enough money to operate. The IRS is considering its own temporary shutdown due to recent budget cuts enacted by Congress, its chief said Thursday. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said furloughs — forced unpaid days off for employees as part of an IRS closure — is one idea reluctantly being tossed | Read More »

    The Empire Strikes Back: Jeff Sessions out as Budget Committee Chair

    Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions is out as chair of the Senate Budget Committee. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) is giving up his bid to become the next Budget Committee chairman — deferring to Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and eliminating the only competitive chairmanship battle in the incoming GOP Senate majority. Sessions has been the panel’s top Republican for the past four years but Enzi technically retains seniority over the | Read More »

    Obama’s Cuba deal frees a murderer

    Obama's Cuba deal frees a murderer

    One of the features of Obama’s unilateral decision to skirt federal law and expand diplomatic and commercial ties with Cuba was that, along with a clutch of spies, he released a convicted murderer. On February 24, 1996, three unarmed private aircraft piloted by men belong to the anti-Castro humanitarian group, Brothers to the Rescue, were making a routine flight outside Cuban territorial waters and airspace | Read More »

    The Russians worked hard for this disaster, let them enjoy it

    The Russians worked hard for this disaster, let them enjoy it

    Russia is having as much fun as it can stand and it couldn’t happen to a nicer fascist kleptocracy. As it stands today the ruble is in a virtual freefall. And unlike the limited sanctions imposed by the West after Russia’s Ron-Paul sanctioned stripping of Crimea from Ukraine and its slow motion invasion of that nation, this is hitting the average Russian in a significant | Read More »

    Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People and the triumph of feminism

    Let’s try a thought experiment. Suppose a conservative woman news anchor… let’s say Megyn Kelly… had proclaimed a somewhat attractive and accomplished woman as one of the most fascinating people of the year because she had married an actor with the correct politics and a room temperature IQ. What do we think the reaction would have been? My guess is thermonuclear. You would have had | Read More »

    The Cruz-Lee point of order and why the GOP establishment thinks you are an idiot

    The Cruz-Lee point of order and why the GOP establishment thinks you are an idiot

    In the wake of the passage of CRomnibus –on the strength of GOP votes – the GOP leadership in Congress and the GOP establishment has been working overtime to rough up Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Utah Senator Mike Lee. A lot of the GOP is miffed that they have to serve alongside men of principle, this produces a Devil-Holy Water effect. They also realize based on | Read More »

    GOP joins Democrats in defending Obama’s amnesty executive order

    A clear majority of the GOP caucus made itself clear. Not only do they not object to Obama’s use of executive orders to implement amnesty, they are furious at being exposed for the rank hypocrites that they are. This is the story. A gutless House agreed to fund Obama’s amnesty program. They didn’t have to, they chose to. All the bull**** about the US Citizenship | Read More »

    White potatoes finally legal for WIC purchase

    In the George Bernard Shaw play Pygmalion, more familiar to most as the Broadway play and Hollywood movie “My Fair Lady,” the protagonist, Henry Higgins takes in an underclass Cockney girl and attempts to change her into a proper British lady. The CRomnibus bill provided interesting insight into how government entitlement programs attempt to play the role of Henry Higgins. They are less concerned with providing | Read More »

    CRomnibus passes because of GOP support

    Jesus wept. The debate exposed divisions within the Democratic and Republican caucuses on both sides of the Capitol and sets the stage for what could be a year of internecine squabbling in 2015. Twenty-one Senate Democrats voted against the bill while 24 Republicans voted for it, including every member of the Senate GOP leadership. The next time anyone tells you the GOP Senate leadership opposes | Read More »