Obama = Wilson, Not Lincoln

For crying out loud. Christian Science Monitor: ‘Fiscal cliff’ meeting at White House: Will it be ‘Lincoln’ moment for Obama? Many Senate Republicans say that with Congress deadlocked on averting the fiscal cliff, it is up to Obama to force a deal. The lesson from the movie ‘Lincoln,’ they say, is ‘the president has to…

Destroyed From Within

“While our country remains untainted with the principles and manners which are now producing desolation in so many parts of the world; while she continues sincere, and incapable of insidious and impious policy, we shall have the strongest reason to rejoice in the local destination assigned us by Providence. But should the people of America…

Killing Baby Hitler

If one had a time machine and with it the ability to go back in time and kill baby Hitler, it is likely most people would do so because through history, we can know what Hitler’s life wrought upon the face of the Earth. But we don’t have a time machine. And we don’t know…

Bronx Bolshevik Barbie

Interviewed tonight by CNN’s immaculately dressed and coiffured Anderson Vanderbilt Cooper, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voiced support for the heroic firefighting efforts in California, Nevada and Utah. “Fire departments are perfect examples of socialism”, said the up and coming star of the Democrat Party. “They are paid by the collective for the good of the collective and…

The Least Dangerous Branch?

Deviations from the Constitution will always end in disaster. It reminds me of Thomas Jefferson quote from his letter to Samuel Kercheval in 1816: “A departure from principle in one instance becomes a precedent for a second; that second for a third; and so on, till the bulk of the society is reduced to be…

Dirty #10

When most people hear the phrase “Checks and Balances”, they normally think about the three co-equal branches of the US government, the Executive, the Legislative and the Judicial. That’s expected as this is the most common idea of the Constitution taught in schools – at least before civics was replaced with teaching third graders how…

Have Presidential Elections Become Too Important?

As a basis for interventionist, collectivist and socialist actions by the central planners in our federal government, this 1854 quote of Abraham Lincoln is often used: “The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people, whatever they need to have done, but can not do, at all, or can not, so…

Whipsaw Government

I happen to agree with Donald Trump that Hillary Clinton should be prosecuted, she deserves her turn in the dock to answer for the charges of violating national security but Trump’s loud pronouncement of his commitment to prosecute her combined with several of his other constitutionally questionable promises makes one wonder if this sort of…

The Great Colonizer

How many of your history teachers taught you about the Great Emancipator’s plan to ship the freed slaves off to colonies in Africa? Very few, I would assume. None of mine did. Colonization was a popular answer to the issue of what to do with freed slaves. l know that some people in the GOP…

What amazing similarities……………

You might be quite surprised …Most of us know of the comparable relationship between Lincoln and Kennedy, but have you ever considered the comparisons between President Obama and President Lincoln? Parallels of Abraham Lincoln and Barack Hussein Obama. 1.. Lincoln placed his hand on the Bible for his inauguration. Obama used the very same bible…

Income inequality speech…….This guy scored a 100

In early January 2014, Bob Lonsberry, a Rochester talk radio personality on WHAM 1180 AM, said this in response to Obama’s “income inequality speech”: Two Americas The Democrats are right, there are two Americas … The America that works, and the America that doesn’t. The America that contributes, and the America that doesn’t. It’s not…

The Death of the Pyramid Builders

There is something important in the nexus of Obama’s announcement of the proposed $1 billion “climate resilience fund” and the modern state of “progressivism.” This fund is designed, as the Washington Post says, “to help communities prepare for the effects of climate change and to fund research and technology to protect against its impact.” It…

TWO AMERICAS

I do not know who wrote this article, but he/she should receive a Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for the honesty and insight that it espouses. This is an excellent article on the differences we face in our country today. TWO AMERICAS The Democrats are right, there are two Americas…the America that works, and the America…

The ‘Secular Activists’ Are At It Again

HISTORIC REVISIONISM: Atheists Still Trying To Re-Write History This Time, They Are Trying To Erase Lincoln’s Words, “Under God” It is not enough that this nation provides Atheists the liberty to practice their religion in peace – and yes, it is officially recognized as a religion by the U.S. Supreme Court.  For some reason, they feel…

Obama’s Shut-down: Freedom’s Advocates Finally Confront Our Dear Leader’s Collectivist Vision for America

Holman Jenkins is one of the incredibly insightful group of Conservative and libertarian thinkers Paul Gigot has assembled at THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Editorial Page. Gigot and his merry band, particularly Dan Henninger, Kim Strassel, Peggy Noonan, Brett Stephens and Steve Moore, have shifted the Journal from a Corporate Conservatism to a more sophisticated and…