The Associated Press wiretapping scandal and resultant revelations of Federal spying on American journalists has revealed the true contempt and fear that the Administration of Barack Obama — an Administration that has prosecuted twice as many Americans under the 1917 Espionage Act than all other Administrations combined — has for a well-informed populace.
Whatever your party ideology is, whatever the ideals — left or right — you profess as critical to the understanding of how America’s ongoing experiment in free Constitutional Republicanism will continually emerge successful, you have to hew to what you believe.
Every so often, a Presidential Administration is plagued by a report that reveals unconscionable crookedness, depravity or incompetence. And those reports, given the nature of the country’s political system, usually come as no surprise to the American everyman.
It requires a condescending disdain to complete a circle of logic that presumes a lemming-like, groupthink mentality as a defining characteristic of all the members of an amorphous and diverse ethnic population. But that’s exactly what President Barack Obama is hoping to do by assuming that Texas Hispanics are ready for the yoke of entitlement.
Pollsters offered the following query with the option to “agree,” “disagree,” remain neutral or refuse to answer: “In the next few years, an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect our liberties.” They found that an overall 29 percent of Americans were in agreement with the statement.
The Environmental Protection Agency appears well on its way to achieving its self-defeating goal of completely shuttering any polluting industry in the United States. Once the EPA drives all of America’s industry to nations where they can pollute freely, will the agency come up with a plan to keep pollutants from floating over U.S. borders?
An organization calling itself Moms Demand Action is one of the latest nonsensical formations conceived from the highly emotive national debate over gun control. A study of some of the group’s recent efforts to influence public perception reveals a strategy that packs a one-two punch that is equal parts “do it for the kids” and utter fallacy.
The United States is not a country whose leaders appear to put great value in the idea of winning the hearts and minds of the citizens of geopolitical foes. But the unintended consequences of American imperialist behavior in the Mideast have very human impacts.
After last summer’s Aurora, Colo., movie theater murders, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg had an anti-gun PR plan in place and ready to go live when the next mad-gunman killing sensation hit TV screens.
If a national vehicle exists for the hair-splitting legislative agenda of one group of faithful to ease separation of church and state, there is nothing in the Constitution barring another from using the same track to encourage an agenda that goes against everything America was intended to represent.