Friday, December 14, 2018

It’s Only Common Sense

Common Sense… Merriam-Webster Online defines common sense as beliefs or propositions that most people consider prudent and of sound judgment, based upon what they see as knowledge held by people “in common”. In 1776, Thomas Paine’s pamphlet ‘Common Sense’ had the largest circulation of any book in American history in large part because...
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker

Judge who struck down Prop 8 confirms he’s gay

Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker retired in February, several months after his landmark decision that's being challenged in an appeals court. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Walker told reporters Wednesday that he never considered recusing himself from the case because he believes his sexual orientation was irrelevant in deciding the constitutionality of Proposition 8. It's the first time that Walker confirmed longtime rumors that he's gay.

CAIR, Zakat And Jihad

Yesterday, I was doing my civic duty by  sending the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) my weekly or biweekly Freedom-loving message when I noticed...

Government Shut Down

  Media making a crisis out of nothing over the government shut down. Political cartoon by A.F.Branco © 4/07/2011 Conservative Daily

Republicans Fumble in Wisconsin

By Mr. Curmudgeon Wisconsin's Republican governor and GOP-dominated legislature were overthrown yesterday. In the election to decide the fate of ...
Bristol Palin

Bristol Palin Makes Bank as Abstinence Ambassador

E! Online is reporting that the now 20-year-old single mother was paid $262,000 for her work with teen pregnancy prevention. The amount came from a Candie's Foundation tax form filed in 2009.

Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks on Border Security and Facilitating Legal Travel and Trade

During her remarks, Secretary Napolitano underscored the Department’s historic efforts to strengthen border security through the Southwest Border Initiative, launched in March 2009— which includes increasing the number of Border Patrol agents from approximately 10,000 in 2004 to more than 20,700 today; doubling the number of personnel assigned to Border Enforcement Security Task Forces; and deploying more than a quarter of all U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel to the Southwest border region—the most ever.
US President Barack Obama, right,and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Left

Gadhafi, in letter, asks Obama to end air strikes

WASHINGTON – Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi appealed directly to President Barack Obama on Wednesday to end what Gadhafi called "an unjust war." He also wished Obama good luck in his bid for re-election next year.

The Wheels are off the Edsel

By Mr. Curmudgeon “Already straining to make ends meet as the longest downturn since the Great Depression grinds on, state and local governments...

Honesty is the Best Policy … Always

Most people, including Tea Party people, just aren’t really honest with themselves most of the time. Let me make the case why this is so.

Glenn Beck to End Daily Fox TV Show

Glenn Beck's departure was jointly announced in a statement on Wednesday by Fox and Mr. Beck’s company, Mercury Radio Arts. The statement did not specify an end date for the show, which has been telecast since early 2009.

Waiting for John Galt

By Mr. Curmudgeon “You have destroyed all that which you held to be evil and achieved all that which you held to be...

Deficit Addiction

  The budget war with old republicans and new tea party republicans. Political cartoon by A.F.Branco © 4/05/2011 Conservative Daily

Why the Morocco Demonstrations are Successfully Bringing About Democratic Changes

The protests in Morocco are forcing real democratic changes in the government, a stark contrast to other “Arab Spring” uprisings taking place in Arabic...

WI Unions Take a Page From Alinsky

It seems the Wisconsin unions are ratcheting things up a notch. In Union Grove, the local members of AFCSME are threatening businesses with boycotts...

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