Happy New Year

“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NLT)

Leading Homeland Security with Breathtaking Incompetence

By now, everyone in America has heard that two days after the terrorist attack on a Northwest Airlines flight, Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, asserted, absurdly, that “the system worked.” Secretary Napolitano now claims the media took her comment out of context.  But a review of the transcript reveals that “system worked” was only […]

Will We Trade Real Liberty for Fake Security?

The promise of great benefits from government, in exchange for restricted economic liberty, is as old as politics and never seems to lose it’s appeal, no matter how many times it is turns out to be a fraudulent sales pitch. The President, Members of Congress, and the political-media establishment have been furiously selling, and are […]

Another Terrorist Attack, Another Tepid Speech

Following are excerpts from The President’s first statement on the Christmas Day terrorist attack on a civilian Airliner, given the third day after the event. On Christmas Day, Northwest Airlines Flight 253 was en route from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Detroit. As the plane made its final approach to Detroit Metropolitan Airport, a passenger allegedly tried […]

What Happened to “Connect The Dots?”

By Drew There has been much hullabaloo in the blogosphere about the Nigerian diaper bomber.  But to me it seems the commentary is largely misdirected.  We have those trying to tell us to ignore this event and fear terrorists not, because that would just provide another excuse for the TSA to diminish our rights, or […]

How Bureaucracies Evolve

Blowback from Politician’s Attempt to Prosecute Critic

Representative Alan Grayson of Florida is a hero to the hard left.  He’s the one who made news with a vitriolic speech on the House floor, claiming the GOP health care position was for patients to die. Grayson’s campaign website, “congressmanwithguts.com” proudly solicits contributions with video of his hysterical diatribes. Recently, a Florida Republican Activist, […]

No More “Irresponsible Bush Deficits”

During his campaign, Barack Obama denounced the Bush Administration every day for “irresponsible deficits.”  Obama’s campaign web site included this attack on Senator McCain: McCain Offers Four More Years Of Soaring Deficits. Just like George Bush, McCain budget plan offers four more years of soaring deficits…the non-partisan Tax Policy Center said McCain’s tax plan would […]

Latest Health Care Polls

President Obama and the Democrats are telling each other that you are against their government take-0ver of health care because you have been duped by Talk Radio, Glenn Beck, Fox News, and bloggers.  They tell each other that after the bill has passed, and you see how wonderful it is, these polls will reverse, Democrats […]

Ben Nelson’s Judas Moment

For weeks Democrat Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska dominated the daily news about the Senate health care bill by presenting himself as a man  of principle, opposed to abortion, and deeply concerned about the lives of precious, unborn babies. He withheld his vote in favor of the Senate health care bill because it permitted federally […]

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