US Senate Seat No Longer On The Market

Illinois Governor Blagojevich has announced his choice for appointment to the Senate seat vacated by President-elect Obama: Former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris. Three weeks ago the US Attorney charged Blagojevich with attempting to sell the Seat to the highest bidder.  Since then, Democrats across the nation have demanded that the Governor resign, but he […]

The Untold Story of President Bush (2)

Liberty Works reader Ann read the first post in this series and was reminded of a gold star parent’s account of an unexpected meeting with President Bush.  Ann was kind enough to send us the link. The parent is Lt. Col. Mark Murphy, 354th Maintenance Group deputy commander. His account was first published on an […]

The Untold Story of President Bush

William McGurn, Chief White House Speechwriter  from 01 – 07, wrote a piece for the Wall Street Journal’s Opinion Journal, offering a glimpse into the character of President Bush.  He describes the on-going relationship between the President and Julie McPhillips, mother of Lt. Brian McPhillips who was killed in the initial Iraq invasion in 2003.  […]

Entertainers Honor the Troops

Luke 2

From “The Message” Bible, a translation in contemporary language 1-5: About that time Caesar Augustus ordered a census to be taken  throughout the Empire. This was the first census when Quirinius was governor of Syria. Everyone had to travel to his own ancestral hometown to be accounted for. So Joseph went from the Galilean town […]

What Goes Around Comes Around

New York Gov. David Paterson said Friday that because bonuses were canceled for just six Goldman Sachs executives, New York state income tax revenue will decrease by $178 million. Goldman Sachs decided to capitulate to New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and the political-media establishment, all shouting that Wall Street companies receiving cash from the […]

Obama’s Attorney Reports Nothing

Greg Craig, Counsel to the Obama Transition Team issued the report on his internal investigation of Transition Team contacts with Illnois Governor Blagojevech, who is facing several felony charges arising out of his alleged attempt to sell an appointment to Obama’s vacated Senate Seat to the highest bidder. The report states that Obama’s Chief of […]

Media Picks Caroline Kennedy For Senate

As they revel in their successful marketing of Barack Obama for President, in spite of his stunning lack of accomplishment in any field of endeavor, the media herd now feels more than confident enough to pick a new US Senator for New York. One might assume that Albert Hunt, after decades as a political columnist […]

Will Blagojevich Receive Presidential Pardon?

Illinois Governor Blagojevich, facing several criminal charges arising out of his attempt to sell the US Senate Seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama to the highest bidder, held a brief press conference Friday.  He was defiant and refused to admit any wrongdoing.  His statement can be summarized in three emphatic assertions: He will not resign […]

Barack Obama & Rick Warren

This week, Barack Obama announced that Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Community Church, near Los Angeles, will deliver the invocation for his Inaugural on January 20, sparking sharp reaction from several factions. Before I continue, full disclosure:  I’m an Evangelical Christian.  I’ve read several of Pastor Warren’s books, including “The Purpose Driven Church,” and “The […]

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