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Making Sense by Michael Reagan A beautiful red tsunami swept across America Tuesday night. Liberal pollsters and liberal pundits on TV refused to see the Republican wave coming and still can’t believe it came. But the S.S. Obama and its cargo of bad ideas sank like a rock, dragging Captain Harry Reid and a motley […]

During the 1968 presidential election, Richard Nixon urged the “great silent majority” to turn up at the polling place to cast their vote for him. That’s what happened Tuesday night when a higher than average number of voters for a mid-term election showed up to repudiate President Obama and his policies. Imagine today’s stunned silent […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree As the old Tyree luck would have it, I was near the end of my month-long exile from work (following laser prostate surgery) before I stumbled across the book “5 Days To A Clutter-Free House: Quick, Easy Ways To Clear Up Your Space.” Of course I’ve been limited to lifting no […]

By Tom Purcell Get this: Millennials hate voice mail and don’t often bother to listen to their messages. So reports NPR’s “All Things Considered” in its “The New Boom” series. As it goes, millennials prefer to receive their information via text or Facebook messages. If they receive a voice message on their phone, they likely […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst Gather round kiddies, because it’s time for Uncle Will to regale you with the funny side of Ebola. Oh, yeah, there is one. Just need a trained professional to find it. Take the widespread fear and paranoia making people crazier than the trajectory of an arrow with a gelatin shaft. […]

Partisanship, for lack of a better word, is good. You won’t find a more unexamined assumption in America today than a sneering contempt for partisanship. Yet partisanship persists, an evolutionary fact of life in our democracy because it is an ineffable expression of the American experiment. Partisanship isn’t just what we do instead of shooting […]

PHOENIX — Back before there were pollsters to tell people how they felt about everything and everyone, the mood of the electorate could be judged by a loaf of bread. When the price was low, things were okay. I thought about that as I filled my gas tank on the north side of Phoenix and […]

In 2005, Hurricane Ivan was a Category 5 storm headed for New Orleans. “Mayor Ray Nagin declared a state of emergency and strongly recommended that residents evacuate immediately,” reported CNN.com at the time. Roughly half—600,000—residents left; the majority stayed. The storm passed. New Orleans was unscathed. Elected officials had sounded the alarm, like they were […]

Hillary Clinton sniffs, “Don’t let anyone tell you that, um, you know, (smirk) corporations and businesses create jobs.” Barack Obama chastises, “If you have a business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” Analysts around the country have correctly noted that Obama and Hillary were trying to be Elizabeth Warren, Lioness of the […]

TORONTO, Canada — The live TV coverage on CBCNN brought back memories of another assassination — the assassination of JFK. A funeral procession punctuated by drumbeats and bagpipes. Only this time, a country’s grief focused on Corporal Nathan Cirillo. Only this time, the haunting image of a child that’ll be reproduced forever was Carrillo’s 5-year-old […]