Monthly Archives: January 2015
John F. Kennedy sported Wayfarers, his appearance urbane and manly behind those dark lenses. It’s a look the whole nation might adopt because, now that hope and change has proven itself detrimental, which American wants to show his eyes anymore? Certainly not the … Continue reading
Adios, San Juan
Cuban strong man Raul Castro knows advantage when he sees it and, with President Obama begging to normalize relations with the Caribbean dictatorship, Castro has grown determined to squeeze every drop out of Uncle Sam. America, until recently, rebuked Cuba with the noble insistence that … Continue reading
While Obama Golfs ….
Somber reflection accompanied Holocaust survivors visiting Auschwitz. Again their eyes took in railroad tracks once laden with human-filled cattle cars. They overcame trepidation to once more trudge through the iron gate heralding Arbeit Macht Frei–Work Sets You Free. But it was not … Continue reading
The echoes of Paris violence still reverberate and again Muslim belligerents have murdered, this time in a sun-baked hotel on Tripoli’s coast. They’ve brought terror to Fort Hood, too, and the Boston Marathon, Madrid’s subway, a chocolate shop in Sydney, London streets: no corner … Continue reading
Uncle Sam’s Sensitive Senate
With the irresponsibility of a bored student dozing through an insightful lecture, the Senate of the United States last week squandered effort by debating earth’s climate. Senators took it upon themselves to neglect how our nation is crying out for a … Continue reading
That Inconvenient Truth
The overwhelming majority of Muslims, lectured Secretary of State John Kerry, do not condone the sort of violence perpetrated by a few. His rapt audience in Davos thrived on Kerry’s faux-sagacity. As had a previous droning speaker, former Vice President Al Gore, Kerry’s … Continue reading
Dignity’s Last Stand?
Doctor Ben Carson, eminent neurosurgeon and author, speaks eloquently and suggests remedies for the progressive malaise afflicting America. He is unlikely to demean his reputation, or the dignity of any office he holds, by granting interviews to coarse, pop-culture celebrities.
Brave and Honest Are Hard to Find
One day following President Obama’s sixth State of the Union address, Speaker of the House John Boehner invited Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to speak before a joint session of Congress. Netanyahu’s appearance on Congressional Hill is warmly anticipated, as six … Continue reading
New England quarterback Tom Brady and Coach Bill Belichick both claim they knew nothing about the deflation imbroglio until hearing the news Monday morning. That’s the same response Obama gives when asked about various crises burdening America. Are the Patriots getting … Continue reading
High School by Another Name
In a new scheme to pile debt on future Americans, President Obama proposes giving students free education at community college. For two years following 12th grade, this addition to his spending binge has young adults staying in the classroom to study English, learn … Continue reading