Pick-pocketing the Dead

In Tucson, Arizona, Democrat Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was gravely injured in a horrific shooting that seriously injured 12 and killed six, including a nine year-old child. “Shocked and saddened lawmakers” are now grappling with the idea that “new laws and regulations are needed to curb incendiary speech.” Although despondent and …

Opportunity Obama-style – American Thinker. – July 13, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. Blog It’s no secret Obama can always squeeze in time for a few rounds of golf.  In addition, the put-your-feet-up President is also an aficionado of extended weekends relaxing and availing himself of what he perceives as frequent well-deserved breaks. Yet, the President whose administration …

Commodus Castigates a Centurion – American Thinker. – June 25, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. Emperor Lucius Aurelius Commodus, son of Marcus Aurielus, the “last of five good emperors,” ruled Rome from AD 177 to AD 192.   History tells us that Commodus “proved to be a self-indulgent, disconnected leader.”  In fact, Commodus‘ “accession to power ended a spell of 80 years in Roman …

Highland’s Low Road – American Thinker. – May 15, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. For fifteen years, underage girls have neither been deterred in the quest to terminate a pregnancy nor placed in the precarious position of giving notice to a parent or legal guardian, because the state of Illinois does not take kindly to certain laws. Specifically, there’s …

The Next Woman on the Left’s Hate List – American Thinker. Blog – April 26, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. Blog In the spirit of former Florida Secretary of State, Katherine Harris and Sarah Palin, a conservative woman from Arizona stepped forward exhibiting the type of  guts it takes to uphold “truth, justice and the American way.” Gov. Jan Brewer ignored criticism from President Barack …