I found an interesting video online today where Obama, on a number of different occasions, referenced the possibility of bypassing congress. I didn’t think the substance of what Obama was saying was all that interesting, new, or novel. Not at all. Not for Obama anyway. We’ve all seen the videos by now of Obama saying he can’t bypass congress after all. What I did find interesting howerver was not only the constant applause Obama got when talking about bypassing congress, but more specifically, Obama’s body language when he referenced the possibility. I thought it was very very telling, particularly at the end of the video.
Most of us know that we have a constitutional republic that is based on the rule of law, namely → Read More
It has been some time since this topic has been discussed. You see, 2014 has been a year of changed focus. Much of the year has gone by with us focused on the very real threat of Islamic terrorists who seek to do us harm. And on the rest of the Middle East, Israel, Palestine, etc. Ebola has commandeered its fair share of news coverage with the deaths it has caused and even coming to the United States, and rightfully so. All of these are serious issues that need to be discussed. They affect each and every one of us. But in changing the focus of our attention, something has been lost in the shuffle. The federal debt is still alive and kicking.
Oh, how → Read More
Make no mistake, I am proud to be an American. I will apologize for that to no one. I am glad I was born here, in the best, the freest, the safest country in the world. We have been involved in conflicts throughout our history, but there has always been one overriding factor that has always kept us safe. Looking back on our history, I am certain mistakes were made. There were probably conflicts in which we were involved that we should have stayed out of. But no one dared strike us on our homeland, for fear of the terrible reprisal that would surely follow. I call it the big stick philosophy of fear and respect. We have had the strongest and most far-reaching military → Read More
No other country can match America’s achievement!
U.S. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the flag, July 20, 1969
More photos here.
If Americans end up thinking we are no better than the rest of the world, we soon will be!
You look around the world at all the trouble: invasions, wars, tyranny and disasters of every sort both man made and natural and thank God you live in America where we enjoy such freedom and a high standard of living and relative social calm. Americans used to think we were exceptional and our national Independence Day is a time to reflect on the uniqueness of the American experiment. Perhaps not so much anymore.
President Reagan described America as that “shining city on a hill,” a beacon of freedom and hope to the rest of the world. It’s no surprise to learn that most liberals reject Reagan’s → Read More
Do you remember the statement made by candidate Barack Obama in the waning days of the 2008 presidential election? He told us, in vague terms, what he planned to do.
Now, Mizzou, I just have two words for you tonight: five days. Five days. After decades of broken politics in Washington, and eight years of failed policies from George W. Bush, and 21 months of a campaign that’s taken us from the rocky coast of Maine to the sunshine of California, we are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.
In five days, you can turn the page on policies that put greed and irresponsibility on Wall Street before the hard work and sacrifice of folks on Main Street. In five → Read More
There is much to write about this morning. So many things going on and so little time to discuss them before work. We have another shooting at Fort Hood. Mozilla’s CEO was forced to step down because he donated to the campaign against homosexual marriage in California. The former deputy director of the CIA has basically admitted to Congress that he toned down, tampered with, and otherwise withheld pertinent information about the attack in Benghazi that left four Americans dead. He justified his actions by saying he didn’t believe it would be professional to embarrass the State Department under the direction of Hillary Clinton.
The state of our country is not good. We have professional bureaucrats who are running the country into the ground. Billions → Read More