Recording Private Campaign Events Without Consent is a Crime, Maybe

For those of you involved in politics since before the “smart” phone age, what ever happened to the honor system? The law? Maybe someone has been watching one too many episodes of House of Cards or, possibly, it is just the way it is in a time when electronic surveillance is becoming a commonplace in our society.  …

Ignore the Gun Grabbers and Other Prophets of Gloom and Doom

While rampage shooting victims were treated for injuries, the chattering class was trying to make sense of the rampage shootings at the Umpqua community college. Egged on by the President’s news conference, who chummed the political ether with even more non-sensical commentary, the talking heads were out of control last week. Resist the urge to focus too much …

e-Mailgate Is a Symptom of a Larger Problem

The Hillary Clinton e-mail debacle makes for great fodder for the chattering class, political operatives, and, even foreign governments. For an overwhelming majority of Americans, however, the former Secretary of State is, at best, a political footnote. It’s just another dumb thing done by a power-hungry politician that, in Hillary Clinton’s case, only cares about …

Random Thoughts From Thursday’s GOP Debate

Last Thursday, the GOP held, not one, but two debates. Here are some of my thoughts regarding the debate and the aftermath.  Any candidates that were not mentioned does not mean that they did a terrible job. Since this is the first of many debates, everyone should relax. Like any pre-season, the candidates were rusty. Hopefully …

Planned Parenthood Must Go Private, No More Taxpayer Money

When a Leftist organization’s leader finds him or herself politically cornered because the facts of an argument do not advance their cause, he or she will eventually engage in the politics of personal destruction. That is exactly what Planned Parenthood’s leader has started to do. And the war of words is only going to get worse as Congress …

An Honest Conversation

This post is a follow up to Jason’s posts regarding the Baltimore riots.  In the near future one can expect the media or someone to call for a discussion of race in America. I welcome an honest discussion of race in America, but the truth is that we as a country are not prepared to …

Hoosier Hysteria

Hysteria: a state in which your emotions (such as fear) are so strong that you behave in an uncontrolled way. If someone needed to look at an example of hysteria, then look no further to the reaction of liberals and corporations with regards to Indiana’s passing of its Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).  Indiana’s RFRA …