French culture takes a nosedive

While you're reflecting on things to be grateful for, include this: at least we're not under the authority of France's Council of State. In 2014, a consortium of advocacy groups created a short video called "Dear Future Mom", with the mom being a woman who is apprehensive after learning that she's pregnant with a child … Continue reading French culture takes a nosedive

Mother Teresa & HRC go way back

Mother Teresa will be canonized on September 4, giving formal acknowledgment of the obvious: she led a life of heroic virtue in service to others. She's worth emulating. Her work took her around the world, and she spent time with all kinds of world leaders. In 1994, she was the main speaker at the National … Continue reading Mother Teresa & HRC go way back

Very Uncomfortable Truths: What if the Arabs won?

At Israeli Cool (Via Elder of ziyon) Ryan Bellerose tells the truth about the consequences of supporting the arabs over Israel for leftists there: He starts by acknowledging the short term reasons for doing so: Now if one is short-sighted, it is rather obvious that one would choose the Arabs. They have Arab oil money … Continue reading Very Uncomfortable Truths: What if the Arabs won?

Masplaining and the shrinking violets

The following is a rant. You've been warned. Back in the olden days, you had Helen Reddy singing "I Am Woman, hear me roar. . . I am strong, I am invincible." Years later, Demi More shaved her head and did one-arm push-ups as G.I. Jane, who, if memory serves, saved Viggo Mortensen's cute butt … Continue reading Masplaining and the shrinking violets

Cuba’s outdated Cold War mentality

The next round of US-Cuban discussions is scheduled for January 21 and 22, a week from today, in Havana. Almost a month ago, Pres. Obama gave his Statement on Cuba Policy Changes,In the most significant changes in our policy in more than fifty years, we will end an outdated approach that, for decades, has failed … Continue reading Cuba’s outdated Cold War mentality

The US’s toothless sanctions against Venezuelans

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz The Obama administration passed a few sanctions against Venezuela this week. No, the sanctions had nothing to do with the Pollo and Venezuela's involvement in the drug trade. Instead, the sanctions are against individuals linked to the bloody repression of student protesters this year. In our days of "smart diplomacy," this … Continue reading The US’s toothless sanctions against Venezuelans

Southern Border Invasion – Posting Troops Just Won’t Do It – One Veteran’s Perspective

I know, I am just a silly enlisted veteran. I was discharged approaching 20 years ago now. However, I want to say something that needs to be said. Placing troops on the southern border of the United States will NOT solve this problem, and it will cause us issues. Why? Why not just jump in … Continue reading Southern Border Invasion – Posting Troops Just Won’t Do It – One Veteran’s Perspective

Stacy McCain has found a sure way to kill a “Conservative” scandal…

...It's finding the big name leftist involved: Jerome Armstrong’s involvement in the MalaysiaGate deal was reported by Ben Smith at Politico in 2011, but Gray’s BuzzFeed article Friday about Treviño’s report to DOJ did not mention Armstrong’s role in the lucrative P.R. campaign, creating the impression that it was strictly a Republican operation. Not only … Continue reading Stacy McCain has found a sure way to kill a “Conservative” scandal…

Christopher Hitchens nails it in two sentences

I am really going to regret when Christopher Hitchens is gone, and I confess it will be for my own loss of a person who's writing gives me pleasure and his almost Cryanoistic honesty to his own beliefs (even when they are horribly wrong i.e Christianity) rather than for pity as he has lived a … Continue reading Christopher Hitchens nails it in two sentences