Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

A lesson in class

April 22, 2018

When former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away this past Tuesday she left Rosalyn Carter as the last surviving member of a generation of First Ladies that bridged the gap between the Greatest Generation and the Baby Boomers. Born in the mid1920’s their childhood was an America caught in the grips of the Great...

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Hogg’s Media Matters boycott dangerous for democracy

April 8, 2018

Conservative firebrand and Fox News’ Ingraham Angle host Laura Ingraham spent last week on vacation.  A vacation that as she signed off last Friday said was planned, but to many outside observers (myself included) seemed more a result of a boycott campaign started by Parkland High School student turned gun control activist David Hogg....

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Friday Follies, Sunday Edition

March 25, 2018

A few years back I did a column I dubbed Friday Follies.  A short list of the worst of the worst of the piles of bovine excrement thrown at we, the unsuspecting (and undeserving) public, during any given week. Trying to come up with a single topic this week I found myself hip deep...

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Want a better 2018? Buy the Democrats a mirror.

January 7, 2018
Want a better 2018?  Buy the Democrats a mirror.

Last October I penned a column with the following observations: “America today, for all practical purposes, is two countries under one flag”, noted that “The next generation of Americans will either be governed by facts and the rule of law, or feelings and the emotion of the day;” and declared “Like it or not,...

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America’s choice: Stand or Fall

October 1, 2017
America’s choice:  Stand or Fall

You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything You’ve got to be your own man not a puppet on a string Never compromise what’s right and uphold your family name You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything….Aaron Tippin/Buddy Brock RCA Nashville 1991 What a week. What an...

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Kaepernick v Tebow: A study in contrast

August 27, 2017
Kaepernick v Tebow:  A study in contrast

Football put both through college. Both were standouts at their respective alma maters. One was twice named his conference’s Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player of his school’s 2008 Humanitarian Bowl appearance, the other the first college sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy. In 2010 one went in the first round...

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