Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hijacking the dream: MLK vs Obama/Sharpton/Holder et al

August 28, 2013
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Hijacking the dream:  MLK vs Obama/Sharpton/Holder et al

For historical perspective, I’d like to be watching live as the Washington D.C.  ceremonies commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s, “I have a dream” speech unfold this afternoon.  I won’t be viewing live, not because I don’t want to, but simply because unlike President Obama, I can’t treat my full time…

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MLK’s dream vs the nightmare of Sharpton and Holder

August 25, 2013
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MLK’s dream vs the nightmare of Sharpton and Holder

For reasons far too numerous to delineate in detail, the Corner has been in time lock these past six weeks. It was not intended, rather the laws of physics and still only 24 hours in a day proved themselves right once again. In this ever so cruel, unfair, greedy, racist, bigoted capitalistic society that we’re…

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Egyptian chaos born of chaotic policy

August 21, 2013
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Egyptian chaos born of chaotic policy

The chaos in Egypt today is as much a society on the brink of civil war as it is this administration’s chaotic Middle East policy. When President Obama delivered his “New Beginning” speech at Cairo University and stated that American and Islamic interests: “share common principles — principles of justice and progress; tolerance and the…

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Faith and prayer nothing new to America

August 14, 2013
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Faith and prayer nothing new to America

The ink on the Declaration of Independence was barely dry when General George Washington was trapped on Long Island with British forces in front and the East River at his back. He ordered a night time tactical retreat but there were not enough boats to fully evacuate all troops before sunrise. Yet as the sun…

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That awful, racist, brown bag

August 7, 2013
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That awful, racist, brown bag

For us political junkies, August is a time of brutal withdrawal. With Congress in summer recess and the President vacationing, we are forced to navigate life without our daily dose of sound bites and clashing egos. Luckily, the phenomenon known as political correctness is always at the ready to provide an alternative fix. This week’s…

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