Adults Wanted

One of the most interesting blogs that I have recently discovered is the 20 committee.com. Mr. John Schindler, a former professor at the Naval War College blogs issues pertaining to national security and Eastern Europe. His experience in the intelligence community brings much interesting insight in an area that is usually sensationalized in the media. …

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 …

Lessons for the GOP Congress

The 2014 election cycle is now in the books, except in Louisiana. The GOP had one of their most successful years in electoral history, even more historic than the 1992 mid terms when the GOP took over the House and Senate. While the Democrats are trying to figure out what happens and the Republicans are …

Guest Dispatch: When the lights go on …

We have a Guest Dispatch this afternoon from the West Coast.  John penned a few dispatches last year from his perch in Oregon. Yes, amigos, there are many Republicans in Beaver State. We look forward to many more dispatches from out west, especially from our friend, Johnny Dadums.  This post is a little Biblical, with a …

The Establishment GOP, “Crime Family”?

We’ve met at social gathering and fundraisers, but I do not know Craig Shirley. Judging from what he told Brietbart yesterday, if correct, maybe I should get to know him a little better. If you spend enough time in the Washington, DC and Northern, Virginia region, and you enjoy politics, you’ll meet all sort of …

Ann Coulter is Right, Now Move On … Nothing to See Here

Ann Coulter’s most recent op-ed, “GOP Crafts Plan to Wreck the Country, Lose Voters,” struck a nerve with a few close friends. A real raw one. Why did you circulate it? She is a racist, why fuel it? You’re better than that …  and there were a few more missives, too crude to re-print. Ask any …

Odds and Ends from South Florida

By Arthur Freyre Welcome to the December edition of Odds and Ends from South Florida. This week’s column is a hodgepodge of different issues that have been in the news for the last couple of weeks. The first item is the GOP civil war that has been brewing for the past year. The Ryan-Murray budget …