The Morning News
Giving without getting.12/19/14
President Obama conceded to the dictator of Cuba all that he could possibly concede while getting nothing in return.
He in fact does think we’re stupid.
The putting of an elite, uber-educated liberal on the hot seat is from time-to-time is both instructive and good for the republic.
Preaching the wrong gospel. Inciting the wrong passions.
To hear race hustlers like Al Sharpton tell it, the streets of cities all over America are patrolled by white police officers who will use any excuse to abuse or kill a black man.
NASA on the wane.
In 2010, President Obama promised that America would have a leadership role in space. Since then, he has effectively gutted NASA.
Obama’s spot-on election analysis.
All of the soaring Obama speeches dating back to his keynote at the 2004 Democratic National Convention came crashing back to Earth on Election Day 2014.
The messiah that wasn’t.
No cult of personality can effectively or justly govern any nation, let alone a republic of 50 sovereign states and 315 million people.
For whatever his mistakes, Bush was fundamentally correct.
Visit the Bush Library in Dallas and you will come to understand that President Bush saw 9/11 as a signal event in a growing and dangerous clash between civilizations.
Speeches neither win nor end wars.
Peddling a fantasy that the tide of war is receding can win an election. But unless the tide really does recede, the battle will eventually have to be joined.
The latest news from the “front.”
If the goal of the War on Poverty was to significantly reduce the proportion of the population living below the poverty line, one would have to say that so far the war is a draw.
It’s the thankless jobs that matter most.
Being a good and effective parent to a small child is never-ending and to an astonishing degree thankless. The same is true for standing a never-ending watch in the defense of freedom.
On journalism, global warming and Al Gore.
London’s Daily Mail newspaper has served up some reporting on former vice president Al Gore that you likely won’t see here in America.
The majority of students in public schools in Texas – including those here in Tyler and Longview – get their lunches for free or at a greatly reduced price.
Saul Alinsky comes to Texas.
The indictment of Rick Perry is disturbing because of the realization that the left no longer feels the need to even make a pretense of legal or moral propriety.
Texas for President 2016.
Rick Perry may or may not be on the ballot in November 2016. But the Texas success formula that he championed should be.
The allegorical VA.
The VA is a microcosm of a national health care system and Obamacare is nothing but a precursor to national health care.
From uber-regulated to Uber-innovative.
That heavily regulated industries never innovate and are easily beaten by creative entrepreneurs is forever lost on those who believe in the goodness of government.
Knowing not that they know not.
From the president on down, next to nobody in the executive branch of government has any executive experience. They know not. Yet they know not that they know not.
Wendy Davis’s inauthentic authenticity.
What emerges from Wendy Davis’s story and its discrepancies is that she embellished or outright fabricated parts of her story to make it more appealing to her base.
Does this economy make me look weak?
Year upon year upon year of middling poor national economic data is revealing proof of weak national leadership.
The 50 year war.
The poverty rate in America stands essentially unchanged from its level on this day 50 years ago. If nothing else, the War of Poverty has proved the words of the scripture in which Jesus said, “The poor you will always have with you.”
- Tyler, TX