The Morning News
Of the Reagans & the Obamas.03/19/15
Sasha and Malia Obama have lived their lives with a mother and a father in the house who love them and who are active in raising them. For all of my disagreements with Barack Obama, this is a part of him that I like and respect.
For thee but not for me.
Hillary Clinton is the very embodiment of the nouveau ‘ruling class’ that is taking over government at every level.
The world’s latter day Munich.
Take Iran at its word that it will then seek to annihilate Israel. Take Benjamin Netanyahu at his word when he says, “never again.”
Fed regulation of the Internet? Remember the Bell System?
Access to the Internet has happened pretty much without the "help" of the federal government. Connection speeds keep going up while costs keep coming down.
Moynihan had it right.
Since 1965, the United States has spent approximately $17 trillion on anti-poverty programs – an amount almost identical to the balance on the national debt. Yet poverty rates remain essentially unchanged.
Our enemy reveals itself in the starkest way possible.
Watching the full video of the horrific murder of a Jordanian pilot shatters any delusions that the West can somehow live with ISIS.
U.S. economic growth: thank those red states.
The majority of the economic growth cited by the president in his State of the Union address has happened in red states.
“Free” community college is a bad idea.
Free community college for everybody is a bad idea because it will only serve as a devaluation of the currency that, for now at least, still attaches to a community college education.
Giving without getting.
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.
- Tyler, TX