August 5, 2009
Playing the game

The dumbest thing the news media does on a regular basis is failing to identify corrupt Democrats in news stories. It’s stupid because it fools no one but continues to erode what little trust anyone has in the media. Today former Democratic Rep. William “Cold Cash” Jefferson was convicted on 11 of 16 counts of […]

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August 4, 2009
Summer reading

I'm continuing to work clearing my bookshelves this summer and in the past few days have finished both Dean Koontz's "The Face" and John Scalzi's "Old Man's War." Let's get Koontz out of the way first. "The Face" is the story of about 72 hours in the life of a man who is the head […]

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August 4, 2009
A promise he can’t keep

It took a few days, but the White House has finally gotten around to to responding to this collection of clips outlining President Obama’s long-held desire to move the country toward a Canadian-style single-payer system. The response comes from former journalist Linda Douglass who joined the Obama campaign several months after she had done interviews […]

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August 4, 2009
A letter to the president

The Colbath’s are missionaries living in Honduras. Their take on wannabe strongman and ex-president Manuel Zelaya is similar to that of a friend of mine reported in returning from a short-term missions trip last month. What follows is a letter sent to President Obama by the Colbath’s daughter, Hannah, and forwarded to me by a […]

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August 2, 2009
Ideology or political reality?

The question for you today is which one will win out in President Obama’s decision-making process. This morning on “This Week with former Clinton adviser and Democrat activist George Stephanopoulous” interviewed Treasury Secretary Timothy “I never realized the housing market had collapsed” Geithner who made a rather stunning “gaffe.” (Using the Michael Kinsley definition of […]

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August 1, 2009
Beware Santa Barbara potters with time on their hands

As I was waiting by the side of the freeway Friday afternoon waiting for AAA to show up to change the flat on my car, I was listening to talk radio show host Hugh Hewitt interview an environmental busybody who was one of the people behind a lawsuit that is creating a faux “drought” in […]

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