Monthly Archives: December 2012

Aloha, America

Real leaders don’t go on vacation when their nation sits on the edge of an economic Armageddon.  Imagine George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, or Ronald Reagan going on vacation with less than a week to resolve an economic crisis … Continue reading

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Sandy Emergency Spending Bill: Full of Pork!

$600 million: climate change.  $150 million: Alaskan fisheries. $348 million: National Park Service.  $4 million: Kennedy Space Center.  $8 million: new cars for the Justice Department.  $17 million:  Community Development Funds.  Total bill to taxpayers:  $60.4 billion. People, if we … Continue reading

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Hillary Should Resign

On her watch, a totally preventable debacle took place resulting in the deaths of an Ambassador and 3 other Americans. I know this is a controversial headline because for some completely inexplicable reason, Hillary Clinton is an enormously popular Secretary … Continue reading

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Newtown: Stop the Coverage Now

Let the families of Newtown grieve without the swarming media and the voyeuristic eyes of the world. We understand the bulk of what happened in the unthinkable tragedy in Newtown.  There is nothing time-sensitive about the rest of the details, … Continue reading

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Syria, Human Suffering, and America

How long will we allow innocent children, women, and men to be slaughtered in Syria?  With 30,000 dead so far and atrocities beyond our imagination, at what point will we intervene? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton described an American “Red … Continue reading

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Behind 7.7% Unemployment: 3 Million Workers Disappear

Why are we only focused on the unemployment rate?  7.7% sounds so relatively good, and yet it hides that we have had 3 million– 3 million workers leave the US work force.  When an economy is in decline, the suddenly … Continue reading

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Obama’s Games, with America Playing Along

With the nation facing the Fiscal Cliff, and a long-term fiscal disaster, the President focuses on perhaps the least impactful solution to the problem. We are a nation running more than 1 trillion dollar in annual deficits for 4 years … Continue reading

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