Create Wealth, Don’t Redistribute It

“A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.”  — Thomas Jefferson Lost in President Barack Obama’s rhetoric, which presupposes the evils of capitalism and capitalists to sell his statist/socialist agenda, is the fact that free-market capitalism is a far more virtuous and moral system. HeContinue reading “Create Wealth, Don’t Redistribute It”

Tiger Woods: Master of His Domain

Tiger Woods has become his own cautionary tale, and he’ll make his biggest pitch for redemption yet by playing in the venerable Masters Golf Tournament this week. And what better place to stage his comeback than Augusta National, a place that does not allow women? With its tight security and hometown celebrities like James BrownContinue reading “Tiger Woods: Master of His Domain”

Yoga: Don’t Just Do Something—Sit There

Ever since the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock in their attempt to escape European tyranny (but mostly soccer), we have sought to adopt foreign “activities” we could make our own. Such is the case with yoga, which has swept the affluent areas of this country like Starbucks. Yoga involves spending lots of money, investing time,Continue reading “Yoga: Don’t Just Do Something—Sit There”

Massa Of His Domain: Political Intrigue and Tickling

NEW YORK CITY — “In the Navy,Yes, you can sail the seven seasIn the NavyYes, you can put your mind at ease…..In the Navy, in the Navy, in the Navy”—The Village People Politicians often make my job easy. Now we have the curious case of former Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) and tickle champion. In aContinue reading “Massa Of His Domain: Political Intrigue and Tickling”

Fox-y Lady: Palin As Politician, Journalist Or Celebrity?

Sarah Palin took a leave of absence from her Russia-watching post in Alaska to become a Fox News contributor. Who could have seen that coming? She represents diversity on Fox as that network’s only non-blonde correspondent. It was either that or become the fashion editor for Field and Stream magazine. As I have said forContinue reading “Fox-y Lady: Palin As Politician, Journalist Or Celebrity?”

A Decline In Prius Envy

Congress dragged Toyota to Washington to testify in one of the indignant show trials they so love. I wish they would subpoena themselves and bring Congress before a Senate hearing, under oath and under the hot lights of TV cameras. Then we might get to the roots of most problems in America: too much governmentContinue reading “A Decline In Prius Envy”

A Plea To Disqualify The Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympic Games began, as they always do, with the Parade of Nations—many of which we have yet to invade. By parading like that, however, they seem to just be asking for it. Men only watch the Winter Games if a woman forces them to. If you catch a man voluntarily watching the WinterContinue reading “A Plea To Disqualify The Winter Olympics”

Chains We Can Believe In

Home-run record holder Mark McGwire finally came clean on his steroid use in 1998, the year he broke the record. People were shocked; Sammy Sosa’s face turned white as a sheet when he heard. When Alex Rodriguez admitted to taking steroids, he was seeing Madonna. She has always had a thing for baseball players. IContinue reading “Chains We Can Believe In”