April 17, 2015
The battle will be fought over the Middle Class concerns and the Democrats understand that. The Hillary video is a sign that the Democrats get it. Rubio’s own announcement the next day showed that at least one Republican gets it.
April 11, 2015
The message is clear from the White House, any attempt to join Republicans in questioning Obama’s policy on the Middle East and the Iranian treaty will result in possible investigation and indictment.
April 7, 2015
Baseball is a metaphor for life as it starts in the spring with the promise of new things to come and ends in the fall with the coming winter.
April 2, 2015
Random Thoughts – These are random thoughts. As I review news items about what has happened recently, I might turn one of these into a longer article. Please, note the word random as I once had a critic who complained about a similar column saying that each paragraph had nothing to do with the other. He wasn’t really the brightest bulb as actually, he failed to notice the phrase “Random Thoughts.”
March 28, 2015
The main issue in the campaign will be what will Hillary’s foreign policy look like? The conventional wisdom is that Clinton will be closer to her husband’s foreign policy which didn’t dramatically differ from the Reagan/Bush years. But, what if conventional wisdom is wrong?
March 24, 2015
America is less safe today than when Obama took his first oath of office. And, the fault lies with Obama. There is no blaming Bush. No matter how hard Obama and his supporters within the punditry class and media will tell you otherwise, it is not Bush’s fault. It is now clearly Obama’s Fault.
March 18, 2015
The battle for control of the Internet isn’t over. Over two-thirds of the House and Senate are on record as opposing FCC regulation of the Internet, and a new president could change the policy overnight in 2017 even if the courts don’t block it.
March 14, 2015
When the FCC decided, by a partisan 3 to 2 vote pushed by the White House, two things happened; (1) The independence of the FCC was destroyed as Democrat Tom Wheeler carried the White House water; and (2) the door was opened to intensive intervention by the Government of it.
March 5, 2015
The minimum wage debate is one of those debates that shows economic ignorance and how good intentions don’t match results. Politicians love the idea that they can raise salaries and produce economic growth by simply telling businesses, “Give everyone a raise.” Of course what is missing from these debates is that biggest losers in artificially raising minimum wage are the very poor who the laws are supposed to benefit.
March 1, 2015
Brutality of the Crusades can’t be denied but then in Medieval times, life was both brutal and short. Brutality was a sin that all sides were guilty of. Esteemed Middle East Scholar Bernard Lewis noted, “The Crusades could more accurately be described as a limited, belated and in the last analysis, ineffectual response to the jihad- a failed attempt to recover through a Christian holy war what had been lost to a Muslim holy war.”