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Seriously, Newsweek?

Must be the silly season for magazine covers. First Time magazine sports a bare-breasted mom nursing her three-year-old, and now Newsweek has declared Obama “The First Gay President.” The race […]

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Executive orders legal but …

The New York Times yesterday featured an article entitled “Shift on Executive Power Lets Obama Bypass Rivals.” It discusses at some length President Obama’s announced intention to employ executive orders […]

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Semantics in religion and law

I’m still scratching my head over the furor with Pres. Obama and the Catholic Church about providing contraception for employees. As I understand it, the edict from Washington originally said […]

Bo and President Obama

Here’s how you transport a dog …

Monday David Axelrod, top campaign advisor to President Obama, tweeted this picture of the president in his armored limo, accompanied by the Obama family’s dog, Bo. The message read “How […]

Santorum, Gingrich, Romney, and Paul

Note to the GOP candidates

One of you will probably get your party’s nomination, but while you’re busy doing hatchet jobs on each other, I for one am getting thoroughly sick of you. At the […]

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Government … two months at a time

I hate to ruin the pre-Christmas mood, but if I wait to comment on the payroll tax cut bill until after Christmas, it will be virtually irrelevent. Not that my […]

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So the terrorists don’t have to

Imagine you are at the mall one day and suddenly you are surrounded by a bunch of strangers, arrested, and taken to jail. Then you are transferred to prison and […]

Plan B

Plan B: Politics trumps science

Something disturbing happened in Washington this week. No, it wasn’t election related. It wasn’t even Congress related. It was a single individual, Katherine Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, […]

US troops in Iraq

It’s about damn time!

Finally!! All U.S. troops remaining in Iraq, some 39,000, are heading home and will be out of Iraq by December 31. What took so long? Pres. George W. Bush took […]

What’s sauce for the goose …

President Obama, in his recent jobs speech, noted the next election is 14 months away and the people American people can’t wait that long. Interesting he should chide Republicans for […]

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Carville advises White House to panic

Democratic strategist and firebrand James Carville posted an article on CNN today titled “What should the White House do? Panic!” Great story for CNN to trumpet all day. Great attention-grabbing […]

Grow up, Washington

President Obama addressed the nation this evening. I didn’t watch. Speaker John Boehner addressed the nation with a response to the president. I didn’t watch. Instead of watching the umpteenth […]

Arizona birther law: Bring it on

The Arizona Legislature has passed a bill requiring presidential candidates to produce birth certificates to prove they were born in the U.S. in order to get on the Arizona ballot. […]