Chris Christie must now pay the butcher’s bill

“I am no bully,” said Governor Chris Christie at his January 9, 2014 press conference.  And then he proceeded to pummel to death his best friends and closest political advisers.  Now some of those advisers are coming back to haunt him. Christie insisted that he knew nothing about the hardball, political pay back machinations ofContinue reading “Chris Christie must now pay the butcher’s bill”

Mandela and George H.W. Bush – The forgotten story

In 1990, only days after his release from a South African prison, Nelson Mandela was a hero to blacks worldwide but a question mark for many statesmen and world leaders.  Would he use his newfound popularity to take power and revenge? One American president broke the ice and made his opinion clear.  In 1990, Mandela was invitedContinue reading “Mandela and George H.W. Bush – The forgotten story”

Did the Mafia Kill Kennedy?

  Probably not.  But we will have to wait another generation to know for certain because political forces even to this day prevent any objective discussion. As we approach the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, controversy still surrounds the work of the Warren Commission, the official government investigation into theContinue reading “Did the Mafia Kill Kennedy?”

A Government Shutdown but Aid to Egypt Must Go On!

The national television media has made it pretty clear where they stand on the government shutdown.  By reviewing the stories they choose to cover and the stories they repress one can get a feel for the atmosphere inside the executive boardrooms.  We are told that the shutdown penalizes the Center for Disease Control, which hasContinue reading “A Government Shutdown but Aid to Egypt Must Go On!”

Syria – What would Reagan do?

“The president does not have the authority, under the Constitution, to unilaterally authorize a military attack, unless there is a direct threat against this nation.” – Senator Barack Obama, 2007   The word is that the regime of Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons against its own people.  Reportedly 1,500 have died, including 400 children.Continue reading “Syria – What would Reagan do?”

July 4th Trivia for the 2013 celebration

Which three presidents died on the Fourth of July?John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe.  Adams, the second president, and Jefferson, the third president, both died on the same day in 1826, Monroe died in 1831. (Thanks to David Gurowsky for catching a typo on the dates.) What other presidents died close to the 4thContinue reading “July 4th Trivia for the 2013 celebration”

Our new Weapon of Mass Destruction

No wonder the Obama administration is in a tizzy over Edward Snowden. It turns out that the NSA spying operation offered the USA a weapon of mass destruction that no one else in the world has ever had. It is bigger than the atomic bomb. The A bomb can destroy 100,000 people, or even millionsContinue reading “Our new Weapon of Mass Destruction”

Edward Snowden, American hero

Is Edward Snowden a Benedict Arnold or a Paul Revere? According to the US government Snowden is a spy. That is the official word from Attorney General Eric Holder who is accusing him of espionage.  He is not a hero, we are now being told.  He is not a whistleblower?  He has not done a serviceContinue reading “Edward Snowden, American hero”

NSA tapes reveal White House sex scandal

So what are we to make of the NSA data gathering?  Is it okay for the government to snoop on us?  Does it keep us safer?  And what juicy secrets have they now found from a previous White House administration? The government says, “Yes, the program is a necessary evil.  It will help us catchContinue reading “NSA tapes reveal White House sex scandal”

Rand Paul: “Stop the killing of Christians!”

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has become the first public figure to openly declare what Christians have been  bemoaning for the last generation, that there is a war against Christianity. Speaking this afternoon before a gathering of the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington D.C., Senator Paul said, “There is a war on Christianity, notContinue reading “Rand Paul: “Stop the killing of Christians!””