Monthly Archives: April 2011

Washington’s Farewell Address

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. George Washington, Father of our Country, the Indispensable Man, … Continue reading

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Economic Recovery – What Recovery?

Is the nation headed for a McRecovery? By Annie Lowrey, Saturday, April 23, 5:05 PM McDonald’s named Tuesday “national hiring day.” As with everything McDonald’s, it’s all about scale. In one day, the chain hoped to add as many as … Continue reading

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Progress in Iraq no democracy

In invading Afghanistan and Iraq, President Bush had proclaimed his messianic belief that all peoples desired freedom, regardless of the cultural context. “Freedom,” Bush declared “is the universal gift of Almighty God.” That didn’t work out so well in Iraq, … Continue reading

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The Great Helmsman

Bricks are stacked to dry at a kiln in Yichang, Hubei Province in this undated photo. The practice of using farmland soil to make bricks means huge loss of farmland each year in China. The core principle that drives Chinese … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Tax Review

Democrats, oops, progressives, make me laugh. They entertain noble and politically correct notions of moral superiority with their attitudes toward social issues regarding gay rights, illegal immigration (is it a red and white striped ambulatory device or a candy cane?) … Continue reading

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Jesse Owens American Hero

Gymnast who witnessed Hitler refusing to shake Jesse Owens’ hand at 1936 Games to take part in second Olympics… in 2012 torch ceremony Jesse Owens, 2nd from right, ignored by Hitler during the medal procession after he won the 100 … Continue reading

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Truth to power The People

Truth to power – The People Poll: 78 percent of Americans oppose Medicare spending cut to reduce U.S. Debt The Medicare Monster An entitlement problem too big to ignore SEP 26, 2011, VOL. 17, NO. 02 • BY YUVAL LEVIN The … Continue reading

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Emily Perez an example

Battlefields and monuments to the fallen from the regiment exist in Georgia and Virginia because the boys in blue did not want to be forgotten. Service and tragedy are the touchstones of combat. Women should serve their country in uniform … Continue reading

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Trump for President

Donald Trump for president? Could happen — not likely, but he would be an improvement over the platoon of retreads like Newt Gingrich or wannabes like Michele Bachmann et al, which is not saying much. The Donald’s ego might push … Continue reading

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Sesquicentennial of the Civil War

Trust in God and Fear Nothing – “‘I immediately sent a gentleman for brandy’: Long-lost medical report of first doctor to reach Lincoln after he was shot revealed” Continue reading

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