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If you didn’t have, say, a sense of smell, and 3000 people all informed you Casablanca Lilies were pleasantly fragrant – you’d rely on that information and assume they were right. Now if you didn’t have, say, a sense of humor, and 3000 people around you all guffawed uncontrollably at jokes about you – best […]

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman Many Americans will remember where they were when they heard the news that Osama bin Laden was killed in the special ops strike ordered by President Barack Obama and carried out by Navy Seals the same way many remember where they were when they heard about Pearl Harbor, JFK’s assassination […]

After the announcement late Sunday night by President Obama that we finally found and killed Osama bin Laden, people poured out into the streets to celebrate. Even the most die-hard partisans, like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, gave credit to Obama and his administration, calling his actions a “gutsy move.” As with any big event […]

“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton It seems like only yesterday when crowds filled streets across America waiving hand-scripted signs vowing they would “Never Forget” the atrocities wielded against America by al-Qaida and Osama bin Laden on September 11, 2001. With American […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan They got him. Put a couple of slugs in his face. Then they dumped his body in the sea — something for the fish, which don’t much care what they eat, to feed on. No matter how you look at it, this was a masterful stroke by a group of […]

Is the President of the United States acting uppity? Maybe that’s it. Maybe in the minds of Barack Obama’s bigoted opponents it’s one thing to elect a black guy, to have him break the barrier and take a seat in the front of the bus – but it’s quite another thing if he carries on […]

I know a fellow from Lebanon who is more American than most Americans. In 1977, when I was 14, I rode my bike, played ball with my friends and enjoyed a safe and happy American existence. During that same year at the same age, the Lebanese fellow I now know was dragging dead bodies into […]

As the world was focused on a royal wedding this past weekend, in Vatican City the blessed Pope John Paul II was beatified in front of 1.5 million people from all over the world.  The last step before sainthood, beatification is bestowed on the holiest of people and marks the day that he or she […]

By now, everyone knows that Osama Bin Laden, mastermind of the 9/11 tragedy, has been killed in Pakistan in an operation conducted by American military forces and the CIA. Cartoonists have been gunning for the reclusive terrorist for years, and have drawn many, many cartoons about him. Check out some of the best cartoons drawn […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst Goaded into action by a nattering of numbskulls, Barack Obama finally released the long form of his certificate of live birth from the state of Hawaii, and hopefully threw the last shovel of dirt onto this inception nonsense; but the suspicion is, no, probably not. As we speak, vanquished Birther […]