Hiden’ Biden Pokes His Head Out Of The Basement

The football season opens with NFL players taking knees, BLM taking the streets, Trump taking a strong law-and-order position and Biden taking a nap. Trump seems to be all over the place and working hard as always. Trump visited North Carolina, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Virginia. In response, Joe “Plugs” Biden stepped up his travelContinue reading “Hiden’ Biden Pokes His Head Out Of The Basement”

The Politics of Pandemics — How Much Tyranny Is Enough?

As related to COVID-19 issues, there is reality and there is politics. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi encouraged people to come to Chinatown and gather for events on February 24. Now she criticizes Trump for not doing more about the virus in January. Well, he did: He shut down air travel to the U.S. from ChinaContinue reading “The Politics of Pandemics — How Much Tyranny Is Enough?”

Another Crazy Week For Trump v. Washington

One by one, Trump is working on the campaign promises that got him elected: tightening our borders, working on cutting taxes, overturning Obama’s executive orders on regulations, fixing Obamacare, appointing one of the right-of-center judges on his list for the Supreme Court, etc.  He has Washington, D.C. politicians on both sides in a tizzy. TheyContinue reading “Another Crazy Week For Trump v. Washington”

Nancy Pelosi Finally Demands Weiner Probe

“Left-wingers are incapable of conspiring because they are all egomaniacs.” — Norman Mailer Full-time liberal Congressman and part-time photographer Anthony Weiner had a hard week. While Mitt Romney was announcing his candidacy for the presidency and outlining his vision for turning the country back to the right, Weiner showed pictures of his idea for AmericaContinue reading “Nancy Pelosi Finally Demands Weiner Probe”

Why You Should See The ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Movie

“Independence is the recognition of the fact that yours is the responsibility of judgment and nothing can help you escape it.” — Ayn Rand The trajectory of this country over the past six years has been troubling to those of us who understand the power of individual freedoms. Encroachments on individual and corporate liberties, such asContinue reading “Why You Should See The ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Movie”

Looking Back At 2010

As I do at the end of each year (which usually elicits many e-mails, but I am going to do it again anyway), here is my look back at 2010. England’s Prince William became engaged to long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton, whose charisma reminds many of Princess Diana. The Royal Family hopes Kate does not upstageContinue reading “Looking Back At 2010”

Pork Bill Showdown: A Win For the GOP

The resounding win by the Republicans in November holds the promise of getting some control on spending in Washington. It seems, for the moment, that Congress is focusing on this goal, thanks to its members’ feet being held to the fire by the Tea Party. Like the 2006 election, the 2010 midterms were decided byContinue reading “Pork Bill Showdown: A Win For the GOP”

The TSA: We Do Chicken Right!

Government, which grows not out of necessity but by insisting upon itself, needs to slow down. We need to revisit the balance among freedom, cost and security and not continue to double down on bad policies. The latest is the TSA’s (stands for “Thousands Standing Around”) directive to be more intrusive in its new “enhancedContinue reading “The TSA: We Do Chicken Right!”

Midterm Elections: A Red Wave

Facing historic losses in the midterm elections, President Obama took to urban radio to reassure his base and whine his case. He said he does not get enough credit for all he has done. He took a situation that was in trouble and terrible disrepair two years ago and brought it back from the brinkContinue reading “Midterm Elections: A Red Wave”

The Broader Picture Of What These Elections Mean

“Anyone who fights for the future, lives in it today.” — Ayn Rand The trajectory of this country over the past eight years has been troubling to those of us who understand the power of individual freedoms. Encroachments on individual and corporate liberties, such as making us buy health insurance while exempting favored unions, go almostContinue reading “The Broader Picture Of What These Elections Mean”