Global Warming, Healthcare, Financial Crisis: the Moral Equivalents of War

Have you ever heard of a man named William James, or something he wrote titled The Moral Equivalent of War?  In a nut shell, James was trying to find something that would create as much political power in focusing the will of a nation and making the people willing to sacrifice and even surrender their…

Points to Ponder LII

The story: ‘Partisan Disgrace’: Obama Admin Quietly Rewrites Welfare Reform Law In move that went largely “unnoticed” by the mainstream media, the Obama administration on Thursday released an “official policy directive” that essentially rewrites the landmark welfare reform law of 1996, the Washington Examiner’s Byron York reports. “The directive,” York explains, “allows the Department of…

Will You Belive Video? Drum, Drum, Drum!

Mosque Shock: School Rocked by Field Trip Vid of Kids Bowing to Allah Prayer was taken out of public schools decades ago. But as one parent learned in Wellesly, Massachusetts, if students take a field trip to the local mosque, praying to Allah is quite alright. The organization Americans for Peace and Tolerance recently released…

The Seinfeld President

I’m going to crawl way out on the limb here…many are going to say that this is partisan – and you know – it is, no question about it – so here goes…in November 2012: Republicans hold the House Republicans take the Senate Obama loses in a landslide I just get the sense that Obama…

Trivial Pursuit

This Sunday is my mother’s 70th birthday. I’m in a bit of a bind because I have absolutely no idea what to get her, and I’m quickly running out of time! I would hire male strippers, but I know that you silly boys are booked that day.