Has Liberalism Won?

“Force the other team to play to our style. Do not play to their style.” That is the advice our football coaches gave us when I was playing high school football many years ago. The gist of that point was that if we played how we were coached we would be forcing the other team …

Morning Musings

Congress is out-of-town this week; so is the President. Before the President departed for his Martha’s Vineyard vacation, he blamed ‘intelligence estimates’ for the genocide in Iraq. Predictable thing for the President to do. Blame someone else. However, over in the Senate, members of the President’s political party say boots on the ground needed. Fast. Even …

The Sunday Fluff Shows, Bartiromo Will Shake it Up

Our friends and family, especially those who live more than 100 miles from the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, are surprised to learn that Yleem and I rarely watch any of the Sunday political talk shows. That may soon change, and I’ll tell you why in a second. But first, I’ll share with you a few reasons …

(Chuckle of the Week) Foreign Policy magazine headline: 21 Nations Line Up Behind UN Efforts to “Restrain” NSA

Foreign Policy magazine tends to be a rather liberal publication and everything you read in it you’ll need to take with a chunk, not a grain, of salt. For example, in 2011 it ranked Israel as a “failed state,” along with North Korea, Congo, Iran and several other countries. The current editor does not even …

NSA Leaks: Drip + Drip + Drip = Political Flood

Even during the summertime, political Washington, DC is abuzz with something or other. This summer it has mostly been the National Security Agency (NSA) leaks. It is process like Chinese water torture. One drip, one leak at a time, until the entire dam breaks. There will be political consequences. It is only a question of …

GOP Needs More Mark Levins

Conservative radio commentator and author Mark Levin is one of the more under-appreciated political minds of our day. His radio show is entertaining, thought-provoking and generous. Yes, generous. In a business that is always taking, Mr. Levin give listeners a lot of free advice while he alienates himself to people in the Republican Party. You …

Pandora’s Box, General Edward Braddock, & The NSA

This summer, the nation was shocked to find out that the National Security Agency (NSA) was spying on all Americans through the collection of information by emails, cell phones, and other forms of internet based communication. In addition to the NSA scandal, there were allegations that the database that will be used to implement the …