Monthly Archives: October 2013

USS Forrestal: A lesson for the future

October 30, 2013
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USS Forrestal: A lesson for the future

She was just shy of her 60th birthday. Born during the beginnings of the Cold War, she epitomized America’s emergence as the greatest sea power the world has ever known. In August 1954, Popular Science magazine described her this way: “… the worlds’ greatest single investment in seaborne striking power … sixteen thousand engineers, draftsmen…

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Friday Follies: KC Star’s Obamacare hate editorial, Sebelius arrogance and Healthcare.gov malfeasance

October 25, 2013
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Friday Follies:  KC Star’s Obamacare hate editorial, Sebelius arrogance and Healthcare.gov malfeasance

The Folly Fodder this week could go on ad infinitum but in the interest of space and time I have focused this week’s entries to the three key players in the Obamacare roll out:  The federal contractors that designed the debacle known as healthcare.gov, the head of the agency that let the contracts that paid…

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New debt deal hides Constitutional abdication of Congress

October 23, 2013
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New debt deal hides Constitutional abdication of Congress

“You load sixteen tons, what do you get Another day older and deeper in debt Saint Peter don’t you call me ’cause I can’t go I owe my soul to the company store” In 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford took those lyrics and a finger snapping arrangement to the top of the charts. It was with…

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Obama’s ‘transformation’ of America: A child’s primer

October 19, 2013
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Obama’s ‘transformation’ of America:  A child’s primer

Less than 24 hours after he had signed the bill re-opening the federal government and raising the nation’s debt limit into law, President Obama did what he does best:  Took to the teleprompter and delivered another lecture on how Americans should behave, what we should believe in, and why anyone who doesn’t agree just isn’t a “responsible”…

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Friday Follies: Obama our Professor President

October 18, 2013
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Friday Follies:  Obama our Professor President

There were many Follies this past week. From John McCain showing off his newly tailored “Democrat lite” suit, to Harry Reid’s faux gushing over his great “friend” Mitch McConnell, to Nancy Pelosi’s now too normal botox mumblings, there was one D.C. elite after another standing in front of a mic shouting to the world that…

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Obama’s ‘fundamental transformation’ is against vets and America

October 16, 2013
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Obama’s ‘fundamental transformation’ is against vets and America

As of print time last week the worst this administration had done in it’s “make em feel the pain” shutdown strategy was to keep WWII veterans from their own memorial and threaten disciplinary action against some Catholic priests. If you thought it couldn’t go any lower than that, you would have thought wrong. The very…

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