Get Drunk, Live Longer?

A false myth persists that alcohol use will extend your life.  It is almost an accepted fact that moderate consumption of red wine is beneficial to heart disease. Today, once more, there is a new study appearing online that claims moderate drinking in general extends lifespan more than abstinence.  John Williams alerted me to theContinue reading “Get Drunk, Live Longer?”

Why We Love Chelsea Clinton?

The Chelsea Clinton wedding to Marc Mezvinsky this Saturday is heading toward the history books with a full head of steam.  Driven by America’s bi-partisan respect for this dignified, private presidential child, who has endured so much, and taking place only hours from the media capital of the world, this wedding will surely rank asContinue reading “Why We Love Chelsea Clinton?”

Midnight in the White House: How we got screwed on the health care plan

By Doug Wead Even while a Sunday Rasmussen poll showed that the American people opposed Obama and the Democrats Health Care Plan by a 54-41 majority, the national news media trumpeted its passage with glowing language. USA Today made the effort sound Quixotic referring to the “Democrats’ improbable and history-making push for near-universal medical coverage.”Continue reading “Midnight in the White House: How we got screwed on the health care plan”

Ron Paul Wins! (So who appears on Meet the Press?)

Ron Paul wins! (So who appears on Meet the Press?) By Doug Wead Texas Congressman Ron Paul handily won last Saturday’s CPAC presidential straw poll in Washington, D.C.  It was an event that former Governor Mitt Romney had dominated in years past, but this time Romney wasn’t even close and neither was Palin, Huckabee orContinue reading “Ron Paul Wins! (So who appears on Meet the Press?)”

Ron Paul is back!

By Doug Wead Once more, after being written out of the script by the newspapers and television producers, the scrappy congressman from Texas, Ron Paul is back in the mix. And big time.  Sarah Palin, of all people, put him there. After turning down thousands of speaking invitations over a six month period Sarah PalinContinue reading “Ron Paul is back!”

Haiti to Christians: “Thanks for the money, now go to hell!”

By Doug Wead The plight of the jailed Baptist missionaries in Haiti is a metaphor for three much bigger problems.  For one, there is the corruption in the Haitian government.  Then, there is the virulent anti-Christian mood that now has free reign in Obama’s State Department.  And finally, there is the ignorance of the AmericanContinue reading “Haiti to Christians: “Thanks for the money, now go to hell!””

Can Obama Pull a Reagan Out of the Hat?

By Doug Wead As President Barack Obama stands to deliver his Sate of the Union address he will be the most unpopular one year president since, well, since, Ronald Reagan.  That’s right.  Perhaps the greatest president of our lifetime was very unpopular after one year. In the midterm elections, the Reagan Revolution was spurned, theContinue reading “Can Obama Pull a Reagan Out of the Hat?”

Palin at Fox: The next RNC will be at FNC

by Doug Wead Palin at Fox?  The next RNC will be on FNC In an earlier era of American history, the road to the White House passed through the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy.   That was the door Theodore Roosevelt used in 1897 and it worked so well that others followed inContinue reading “Palin at Fox: The next RNC will be at FNC”

Terrorist underpants threaten to bring down Obama?

“Fire in the hole!” The GOP is riled up over the way the Obama administration has handled the recent terrorist attempt.  Departments should have been talking together, they say.  The terrorist was on a CIA terrorist watch list, why wasn’t he also on a no fly list? Obama Homeland Security Czar, Janet Napolitano, told SundayContinue reading “Terrorist underpants threaten to bring down Obama?”