Would Ben Carson really be the first 7th Day Adventist president?

Yes, technically, if Ben Carson wins the American presidency he would be the first, openly admitted, Seventh Day Adventist in the White House. But there have been others that the Adventists could claim as their own and with good reason.  Warren G. Harding comes to mind.  The 29th president’s mother, sisters, brother and many friendsContinue reading “Would Ben Carson really be the first 7th Day Adventist president?”

Inside the government plans to shutdown the direct sales industry: Vemma is only the begining

The Arizona direct sales company Vemma was recently hit by the FTC and virtually shut down without a judge, jury or trial.  The income of thousands, including single mothers, housewives, young businessmen, retirees and disable veterans has been instantly blocked by the government agency.  Nobody will be paid, no matter what they have sold orContinue reading “Inside the government plans to shutdown the direct sales industry: Vemma is only the begining”

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Dark Prophesy

There have been more than 100 speeches by heads of state before joint sessions of congress.  But none like the one today by Israeli President, Benjamin Netanyahu.  Doug Wead talks about the speech and compares it to other moments in history.  Wead says Netanyahu’s  warnings about “an Iran with all the nuclear weapons it wantContinue reading “Benjamin Netanyahu’s Dark Prophesy”

The Legacy of Barack Obama

Thoughts on the legacy of President Barack Obama 2-16-15 The election of Barack Obama President Obama’s legacy will be inextricably linked to the fact that he was the first African American to be elected president.  A Black man in the White House.  The Founding Fathers, including those who wrote the words “All men are createdContinue reading “The Legacy of Barack Obama”

Malia and Sasha Obama have it right, let’s ax the turkey event.

Watch Doug Wead talk about this tomorrow on CBS Morning News at 7:30 AM. Here he responds to the recent criticism of Malia and Sasha at the White House Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Ceremony.   Whatever criticism one might have for the President and First Lady no one can really lay a finger on them asContinue reading “Malia and Sasha Obama have it right, let’s ax the turkey event.”

When presidents go on vacation

Having written about presidents and worked for presidents I can tell you that there are some misconceptions about presidential vacations.  Some things happen like the rest of us.  Some things don’t. First there is the idea that the president is the boss and can take off when he wants.  Actually, he is at the mercyContinue reading “When presidents go on vacation”

Is Obama too big too fail? Why is he acting so strangely?

President Barack Obama’s shameless fundraising tours in the midst of a world in chaos have brought immediate comparisons to Ronald Reagan.   Led by his erstwhile advisers, such as Michael Deaver, who understood imagery, Reagan would have been back in the Oval Office, looking presidential and sounding like the statesman he was.  Reagan would likelyContinue reading “Is Obama too big too fail? Why is he acting so strangely?”

It’s the end of America as we know it

Happy Fourth of July. It’s the end of America as we know it.  And by the way, its the end of baseball, motherhood and apple pie as well.  Baseball has morphed from a game of statistics into a reality show with players always in search of a better and less detectable steroid.  And don’t get me goingContinue reading “It’s the end of America as we know it”

Hands on Diplomacy: the foreign policy failure of America

American presidents can’t keep their hands off of other heads of state.  It has become embarrassing.  They touch their shoulders, their backs and hold their arms as they guide them to places to stand or sit.  It is as if their guests were little children or blind men who need the assistance of the almightyContinue reading “Hands on Diplomacy: the foreign policy failure of America”