Columns

With every new day there seems to be yet another disturbing headline citing Big Government failure. Recently it has been the CDC and the Ebola epidemic, the Secret Service, and the Commander in Chief and ISIS – to say the … Continue reading

Boy, are the folks at the syndicated game show “Jeopardy” in trouble after introducing a new category: “What Do Women Want.” In one prompt, Alex Trebek gave contestants these clues: “Some help around the house; would it kill you to … Continue reading

President Obama and his Democratic allies are claiming credit for the latest in a string of positive jobs reports, but if they had their way it wouldn’t have happened. Why? According to empirical research by the Federal Reserve Bank of … Continue reading

There was joke that made the rounds when Bill Clinton was trying to figure out how to allow gays in the military without upsetting morale. “Gays in the military,” the joke went. “Next thing you know they’ll want to be … Continue reading

Raging Moderate by Will Durst Welcome to Rocktober, Baby. That’s what all the rock and roll radio stations call this, the 10th month of the year. Doesn’t require more than a casually cocked ear to realize the airwaves are flooded … Continue reading

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman Law enforcement has long been a popular subject in film comedy. It looks like some producer now has a lot of potential material. In the early 20th century, the incompetent Keystone Cops did big “B.O.” … Continue reading

In February 2007, in a Democrat-controlled Congress, 10 senators—half Republican and half Democrat—sent the then-President Bush a letter on the urgent issue of health care. It read in part: “We would like to work with you and your Administration to … Continue reading

Fred Barnes of The Weekly Standard is really on to something with his call for Republicans to “Go Big or Go Home.” Fred reminds us that Republicans have won big with big ideas in the past, such as “1978, when … Continue reading

On the road in Atlanta, the Pirates learned they were among 10 teams to make it to baseball’s postseason. Reporter Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette described what followed: “The center of the visiting clubhouse turned into a fountain of … Continue reading

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree For those arriving late: I love to sink my teeth into the newest silly fad and satirize it until it resembles something the cat dragged in. That will NOT be happening this week. According to a … Continue reading

Making Sense by Michael Reagan The White House sprayed by bullets. A hospital guard with a criminal record and a gun the Secret Service didn’t know about riding on an elevator with the president in Atlanta. The fence-jumper who made … Continue reading

The hundreds of thousands of “nonpartisan Obama War protesters” have been found! As I wrote last week, Obama is waging war with no congressional authority and the tens of thousands of left-wing “war protesters” were nowhere to be found. Since … Continue reading

On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly and vocalized many truths that President Obama simply refuses to.  Netanyahu stated that “ISIS and Hamas are branches of the same poisonous tree.  ISIS and Hamas share … Continue reading

Are religious people as equally prone to immoral acts as nonreligious people? The answer is yes according to a new study, “Morality in Everday Life,” which I read about in the Daily Mail. Daniel Wisneski and Wilhelm Hofmann, the study’s … Continue reading

Raging Moderate by Will Durst It was downright exciting to see President Barack Obama give that fierce and steadfast speech in front of the United Nations General Assembly, rallying the world against terrorism. See, GOP. He can be tough when … Continue reading

Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether a politician is crazy or just joking. The problem is usually that no one is laughing. Such was the case recently when two candidates offered a radical solution to the humanitarian crisis on the … Continue reading

Making Sense by Michael Reagan “God bless you, and God bless the Homeland.” It won’t surprise me if that’s how a future President closes one of his “State of the Union ” addresses. The un-American term “the homeland” is taking … Continue reading

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree I guess the college “Greek system” was always Greek to me. As a small town nerd, when I attended college I was all “Wow! Microfiche newspapers! College bookstore! Meal plan!” in between weekly trips home. No … Continue reading

Today, President Obama will chair a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York City. In an effort to show that the U.N. is actually doing something to combat terror, The New York Times is reporting that Obama will try … Continue reading

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree Just sit right back and you’ll endure a tale… September 26 marks the 50th anniversary of the classic TV sitcom “Gilligan’s Island.” People exclaim, “You’re making me feel old!” when I tell them that. Gee, Skipper, … Continue reading