Healthcare Camaraderie Centers – American Thinker. – July 3, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. blog Obamacare has actually found a way to inject the friend factor into health care reform.  In fact, community organizer Barack Obama may ultimately be responsible for advancing neighborhood camaraderie through government altruism.  It seems that as an added benefit of “free” medical care, crowded …

Al’s Masseuse and the Feminists – American Thinker. – July 2, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. Weeks after the accusation that Al Gore allegedly forced himself upon an innocent service provider in a Portland, Oregon hotel room there is yet to be an outcry from feminist groups in support of defenseless women forced to physically fight off influential male aggressors. Massage …

Red Onion Rings Trump Red Spy Rings – American Thinker. – June 30, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. blog Picture this: you find out your neighbor is wearing night goggles and spying through your window after dark.  What do you do?  Invite him over for a barbeque, give him a bear hug and tell him you’ll leave the venetian blinds open to provide …

Little Miss “No-Fly List” – American Thinker. – June 28, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. blog It is comforting to know that even though registered sex offenders may show up at your door wearing Census 2010 credentials, at least Americans can rest easy in the knowledge that, if flying, Homeland Security is profiling potential terrorists like six-year old Alyssa Thomas. …

Lavatory Lessons

Early nineteenth century prison reformer Elizabeth Fry said the following: “Punishment is not for revenge but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.” In the New York City borough of the Bronx tough educators did the extraordinary and injected custodial chores into school detention for unruly students. Bronx disciplinarians apparently …

Save the turtles. Kill the unborn. – American Thinker. – June 26, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. blog Aside from the threat to the coastline, the indigenous wildlife inhabiting the Gulf of Mexico has suffered the most from the mounting environmental disaster. It is deeply disturbing when living beings are injured, let alone fished from the water after being immolated by fire. …

McChrystal’s Sacrifice? – American Thinker. – June 25, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. blog Over the past few days it’s been difficult to understand how a soldier and man of honor like Army General Stanley McChrystal could let his guard down in the presence of left wing Rolling Stone reporter Michael Hastings. McChrystal is a trained officer, disciplined to …

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 …

Feds halt work on LA sand berms – American Thinker. – June 24, 2010

Originally posted at American Thinker. blog Sand berms are an insurance policy meant to protect the Louisiana coastline from oil spill damage.  The Louisiana sand berm venture involves moving “sand from a mile out in the Gulf of Mexico and pumping it closer in to shore to build manmade barrier …