Saturday, January 19, 2019

The Democrats’ Barage of Name-Calling

With his best grim expression, Kerry led off by declaring that the S&P downgrade should be called the "Tea Party Downgrade."

Millions of Americans oppose SOPA and PIPA because these bills would censor the Internet...

Two bills before Congress, known as the Protect IP Act (PIPA) in the Senate and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House, would censor the Web and impose harmful regulations on American business. Millions of Internet users and entrepreneurs already oppose SOPA and PIPA.

120 foreign activists detained by Israel

Israel had previously expressed concern about the "fly-in," saying it feared some of those trying to reach the West Bank would engage in violence.

Debt, the Death of Democracy

Democracies in Europe are falling; first, the Socialist-led Greek government of George Papandreou, and then the Italian government of Silvio Berlusconi. And who will replace them?
Drug cartels tax smugglers and close their routes down if they start drawing too much attention from US authorities.

Guns, cartels and escaping Mexico

"Why did Australians give up their guns so easily?" the man behind the counter in the black baseball cap asks, as he leans on the glass case chock full of Glock pistols. Off to one side a uniformed policeman, who had been showing a woman how to hold a handgun, pauses to hear my answer. I mutter something about the 1996 Port Arthur massacre, but the Texans in Jim Pruett's Houston gun store are disbelieving.
Sarah Palin 2012

The Queen’s Speech

The first thing I ever wrote about Sarah Palin dealt with the immediate reaction by some in the MSM to her unpolished way of speaking. I argued,...

Pessimistic America

By Stephen Z. Nemo: Americans are depressed about the state of their country, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll released Friday, with more than...

Special Interest Racial Incitement at Its Peak

If you thought the class warfare tactic was being used successfully by the Progressive Left to instigate strife between the upper and lower classes in the United States you need to re-examine what you think you are seeing. With declarations by three Co...

‘Openness’ and the Department of Homeland Security

By Mr. Curmudgeon: “My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government,” said a memorandum to Executive Office departments issued by President...

My Adventure in Early Voting

By Mr. Curmudgeon: Fox News was televising a Wisconsin campaign rally, with Mitt Romney speaking to an enthusiastic crowd. At one point, the throng of...

Apples and Alar, Guns and Crime

broadcast news talent possibly saved my soul. I grew up with dreams of anchoring the CBS Evening News. Some of you remember those days before cable and the Internet when 3 large TV networks were so dominant public opinion was shaped nightly after dinner

Vote No on Richard Luger… How can Fiscal Conservatives support Richard Luger?

That's the Obama trademark….subsidize anything not oil…..How can any true conservative republican approve of wasting billions of taxpayer money to pick winners & losers in agriculture? or any other private business. It’s called Ethanol. More billions of money has gone into this losing subsidy & it's mandates then any other energy subsidies

Governmental coercion works — very effectively.

I expressed disappointment with Colonel West's support of the The Safe Teen and Novice Driver Uniform Protection Act because passage would be another in a long chain of facially and initially pleasing but ultimately dangerous clumps of federal legislation.
Libya No Fly Zone

Recognizing Libya’s Rebels

“In the face of the world's condemnation, Gaddafi chose to escalate his attacks, launching a military campaign against the Libyan people. ...

Occupy Wall Street Speaks

In fact, you would never have experienced the joys associated with that Apple iPhone or iPad given to you by mom and dad if Apple hadn’t sold pieces of the company in the form of stock. It was the money raised across the street that made these cool toys possible … and available to the world.

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