Outside the Asylum
The sign hanging below the roadside marquee in front of Gaster Lumber and Hardware reads: “I built this business without gov’t help. Obama can kiss my ass.” I might have phrased it differently, but I can’t argue with Gaster’s sentiment.
Being the charitable sort of fellow I am, I thought I might take a moment to offer a bit of advice to the forces that have rather loudly arrayed themselves against the glowering evil that is one of the largest purveyors of not-so-fine food in the country.
Sally Ride passed away Monday at the relatively young age of 61. Ride, who exemplified American exceptionalism as much as anyone ever did, was a rare breed even among her spectacularly intelligent peers in the world of astrophysicists.
While covering the unfolding tragedy in Aurora, Colo., George Stephanopolous and ABC News correspondent Brian Ross won the race to be the first liberal media to connect the suspect, James Holmes, to the Tea Party.
Pity the poor small businessman. Up and at ‘em in the predawn hours, seven days a week, desperately balancing family with work, he pilots his fragile dream through the storm-tossed waters of President Barack Obama’s economy. And the President wants to take it all away.
In my remarks last week regarding the Vice Presidential tenure of Joe Biden, I mentioned that I would soon be subjecting Biden’s aspiring replacements to an examination. Word filtering out of the Mitt Romney camp is that the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee plans an announcement soon, so unto the breach goeth I.
Texas A&M students took to social networking sites to organize a gathering to counter the Westboro Baptist Church lunatics’ planned desecration of the funeral of fallen Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale. Hundreds of Aggies lined the road to shield mourners from Fred Phelps and his minions.
Now that Obamacare is the law of the land (at least for the time being), the Federal government has for the first time acquired the authority to penalize (er… tax) the citizenry for behavior the government deems unhealthy.
According to a number of self-described conservatives and Chief Justice John Roberts apologists, Roberts didn’t murder the Constitutional separation of powers that has kept this country from either falling into the sort of state that would welcome back King George III with open arms or devolving into open conflict.
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to split the baby on Arizona’s efforts to do the Federal government’s job, Barack Obama bestowed upon us subjects another reminder of his evolving disregard for not only the law, but the Constitution.