Hopefully by the end of this post I will have convinced you that, although our role in the world must change, it doesn’t have to mean that America won’t be the pre-eminent military and economic power in the world. If you were to Google the words “America in Decline” you would an endless number of […]Read more "America in Decline…Is Natural Gas the Answer?"
It’s Sunday and today’s poem by The Bard of Murdock is of the all time favorites from his archives. It was originally published on March 26, 2011. **************************** I Am the Very Model of a Democratic President With apologies to Gilbert & Sullivan, authors of I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General I […]Read more "“I Am the Very Model of a Democratic President” a poem by The Bard of Murdock"
Today’s Guest Saturday post comes to from Brian at the Frankenstein Government blog. It was originally published on April 19, 2012. Warning: Colorful language ahead. ***************************** If You Ignore Corruption Like Obama, You Aren’t a Witness- You Are An Accomplice Back in 2007-2008, Senator Barack Obama seemingly came out of nowhere. I was traveling […]Read more "“If You Ignore Corruption Like Obama, You Aren’t a Witness- You Are An Accomplice” an essay by Brian"
Those that worry about global warming can not accept nature is in charge and there is nothing humans can do to stop nature. As reported in this Huffington Post article: Global warming is revving up the planet’s cycle of evaporation and precipitation, making wet places even wetter and dry places drier, a new study suggests. […]Read more "Global Warmers Never Die. They Just Turn Up The Heat."
Suicide is never an accident. But, can suicide ever be an unconscious act? I don’t know; but, I’ve never heard of a case of suicide by a thousand cuts. Murder, on the other hand, can be accidental or it can be planned. That America is dying a death of a thousand cuts I don’t think can […]Read more "America’s Death by a Thousand Cuts _ Clean Cities Coalition Program at the Department of Energy"
The norm, of course, is for us to be worried about the Federal government over-reaching its enumerated powers and with good reason. But what recourse do Americans and the States have when the Federal Government doesn’t carrry out its enumerated powers? The failure I’m thinking about is the failure to protect our borders and stop the […]Read more "When The Federal Government Fails To Carryout Its Enumerated Powers, Is That An Act Of Treason?"
I am disturbed by some of the things I am reading in some conservative blogs. I’m talking about those who ridicule libertarians in particular for “throwing away” their votes. The insinuation is that if Obama is reelected, it will be their fault. I do not agree with that way of thinking. I have the utmost […]Read more "Don’t Blame Third Party Voters If Obama Is Reelected"
I’m more than a bit under the weather today so here is something short and sweet. Walter Russell Mead found this video hilarious. It has to do with the New York Times staff thinking about going on strike because the Company want’s to change their pension plan. The video last about six minutes. Here is […]Read more "The Entitlement Mentality is not A Laughing Matter"
It’s Sunday and todays poem by The Bard of Murdock relates to recent criticism of Paul Ryan’s budget plan by a Catholic progressive group. The poem was originally published on Monday, April 16, 2012. Be sure to read the article link provided before reading the poem. ___________________________ Biblical Budgeting Article link: Catholic group criticizes Chairman Paul […]Read more "“Biblical Budgeting” a poem by The Bard of Murdock"
Today’s Guest Saturday post comes to us from Pat Slattery of The Free Market Project blog. It was originally published on April 20, 2012. __________________________ Defending the Rich A Poor Man Never Gave Me a Job This is a truism. It’s important that people begin to understand the implications of this statement. The rich, wealthy individuals, […]Read more "“Defending the Rich” an essay by Pat Slattery"