Give Us Barack-Us

Immorality has a way of justifying itself through consensus. If the greater majority doesn’t have a problem with something, somehow those who do are censured. Morality is presently being defined as being open to reasonable discussion, regardless of its impact on decency or culture. In antiquity a similar dynamic existed. …

Payday for the Dead

Amazingly there are entitlement mentality Americans perfectly comfortable with handing over health care to the government. Somehow, these people don’t mind bureaucrats making life and death decisions or government, “Sorry, I’m on my break,” civil servants doing kidney biopsies. True believers are convinced that in America things won’t be like …

Obama’s Nefarious Narcissism

President Obama is unyielding in his “…pursuit of dominance and ambition,” comporting himself with an undeniable air of “egotistical grandiosity.” Nevertheless, the president deserves more pity than censure.  Obama possesses impressive prowess as a politician, which has garnered him self-absorbed nurturing from a nation of sycophants who refuse to recognize …

Raising the “White Towel” of Surrender

Torture is defined as “the infliction of intense pain from burning, crushing or wounding.” In what appears to be a political effort to criminalize Bush era policy the Obama Administration has sanctioned the declassification and release of top secret memos. The communiqués outline, in detail, enhanced interrogation techniques used on …

Shylock Style Sacrifice

When Americans hear President Obama express his belief that national “sacrifice” is required from all citizens “in order to preserve a brighter future,” it receives agreeable acceptance. The President has asked for all encompassing civic-mindedness stretching from educational policy to day-to-day living. The popular inclination is to disavow personal objectives …