Archive for February, 2012
The dictionary defines bastard as: “bas·tard noun 1. a person born of unmarried parents; an illegitimate child. (SOURCE) In America today “73 percent of black children are born outside marriage, compared with 53 percent of Latinos and 29 percent of whites.” (SOURCE) What ever happened to shame? An even better question to ask, perhaps, is […]
Between 1955 and 1959 I was a student at the University of Miami. It was perhaps the best four years of my life and remembered fondly for its combination of fun and learning. On Thursday, February 23, President Barack Obama was on the UM campus to tell the biggest bunch of lies about energy in […]
“President Obama declared Monday that his presidency ‘is not over’ and that he’ll be occupying the White House for another five years.In an interview with Univision, a seemingly confident Obama said he’ll have more time to work on hot-button issues like immigration in his next term.” http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/212265-obama-tells-univision-hell-be-in-white-house-another-five-years Commentary “Hot- button issues;” here are several: Every […]
Rep. Frank Wolf (R–VA) and I disagree on term limits. I’m a firm believer in 12 years and you’re out — while Wolf is an advocate of the 30 years and counting philosophy. (Unless Frank doesn’t have any other options, because his family refuses to spend more time with him.) But based on his courageous […]
I was watching Fox News tonight (2-20-2012), when Dick Morris came on the air to pompously suggest that you: “Get the hell out of the race and don’t run on a third party ticket.” What do you say to Dick Morris, Mr. President? I have been watching this Santorum fellow and he seems to me […]
I have not been kind to Ron Paul and his participation in the Republican primary campaigns and it has taken me a while to understand why he is doing this. It is clear that he wants to be around to influence the Republican platform and the issue about which he is abundantly correct is the […]
“I’m bigger than the Beatles!” Whitney Houston to a British Concert Crowd, in 1988 Whitney Houston once had a golden set of pipes, but they left her years ago, and now she’s left us. Since her death, we have learned that she was “the greatest singer” of all time, that she was worthy of a […]
For obvious and justifiable reasons, a number of Evangelical leaders often cast a suspicious gaze at Mormon figures in American public life. After all, though the two systems of belief share a similar vocabulary at certain points and often both hold to traditionalist assumptions regarding social morality, these perspectives differ considerably regarding the nature of God as well as the origins and destiny of man.
The War Between the States was tragic but also an important time in America’s past. Young people once knew who Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen. Joshua Chamberlain were and sang songs of the war that included Dixie and Goober Peas. It is very unfortunate that Dixie, the song loved by President’s Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln, has been banned by many institutions.
Four years ago Mitt Romney withdrew from the race during his speech at the conference, this year he wanted to use a CPAC speech to revive it. After suffering three consecutive primary losses to Rick Santorum, Romney needed a strong rebound and straw poll victory before an audience filled with many people skeptical of his conservatism and commitment to the cause.