Americans beware. You are not free. Worse, you are being made more and more a slave each day by the very people who tell you incessantly that you are. In fact, the very word itself, FREEDOM, has become your enemy, as it is bandied about proudly and loudly, and distracting you from the encroaching tyranny all around. The word freedom has replaced the substance of freedom that was your birthright, and that is no more. (read the rest)
I guess I owe something of an apology to Huffington Post blogger Martha St. Jean who wrote yesterday about the arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.:
“I believe Gates did what anyone would do, he yelled at the officer, probably called him a few names and maybe told him he was not too smart.”
Confidence in the $787-billion economic stimulus plan proposed by President Obama and passed by Congress in February continues to fall.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 25% of U.S. voters now say the stimulus plan has helped the economy. That’s a six-point drop from a month ago. (read the rest)
You heard me. For years now, I have heard Iowa Republicans from all walks of life say things like, I hope Tom Latham, Steve King, Chuck Grassley, or any Republican federal office holder’s name, runs for governor.
I understand the attraction of a known commodity running for Governor, but isn’t this somewhat lazy? These people want to take someone who is already elected to office and run them for a different office. How does that build and expand the Republican Party in Iowa? And why do we really think this is the best option on the table? (read the rest)
Last night during his national press conference, President Barack Obama maligned doctors as doing unnecessary operations based on greed, not the best interest of the patient. (read the rest)