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Character Counts!

Character Counts!

I recently had lunch with a couple whose company my wife and I have enjoyed for many years even though we are poles apart on most political and social issues. When the conversation got to current events, they became quite agitated and recounted a fear that had engulfed them the night before when watching the… Continue Reading

Is Economics a Real Science or a Pseudo-Science?

Is Economics a Real Science or a Pseudo-Science?

As a contrarian by nature, I have to wonder if it makes sense for our government to spend trillions of dollars to “stimulate” the economy. In short, do the ex-Goldman Sachs execs and their banker buddies who run the Federal Reserve System and the U. S. Treasury Department really know what they are doing? Another… Continue Reading

The Need To Revisit Our Foreign Policy — This One Isn’t Working Well!

The Need To Revisit Our Foreign Policy — This One Isn’t Working Well!

The current fiasco over Syria has highlighted the confusion and inconsistency of America’s foreign policy. Secretary of State John Kerry” attempts to explain each new twist and reversal in the failed policy of his President has made a laughing stock of this administration. Ironically, the general policy during the last six years has been a… Continue Reading

How the Republicans won the “Fiscal Cliff” Battle

How the Republicans won the “Fiscal Cliff” Battle

The compromised settlement enacted over the New Year Holiday has been hailed as a win for Obama who, as the main stream media spins the story, ran circles around a confused and incompetent Republican leadership. Nothing could be further from the truth. The hypocrisy of this Administration, that claims above all to be protecting the… Continue Reading

Our Failed Elite

Our Failed Elite

Dr Barbara Bellar, senate candidate in Illinois, recently introduced Mitt Romney at a rally for women, and took a delightful poke at ObamaCare: We are going to be gifted with a health care plan that we are forced to purchase, and fined if we don’t,” Bellar continues, “signed by a president who smokes, with funding… Continue Reading

Obama’s Failed Foreign Policy

Obama’s Failed Foreign Policy

Shades of President Carter Revisited. On June 18, 2012, the Huffington Post ran a news story about the recent unfortunate turn of events in Egypt’s latest change of government. The news story outlines how the fundamentalist Islamists are now taking on the military to establish Islamist rule. And it describes how in both Tunisia and… Continue Reading

Another Scientist Ignored–Political Correctness Strangles MSM

Another Scientist Ignored–Political Correctness Strangles MSM

The Mainstream Media (MSM) is so degraded that I have recently taken to watching the Newsbusters site which reports news from a more liberated viewpoint. Plus, it features a comedy-video by Jodie Miller that happily and cryptically skewers today’s political elite. Tuesday’s edition was highlighted by Tom Blumer’s article about Global Warming–reporting on a recent… Continue Reading