A historical moment is upon us. As the Republican National Convention trudges on in Tampa, Fla., many Americans are unwittingly witnessing what the death of government by the people looks like.
On the campaign stump last week, Mitt Romney took a thinly veiled swipe at President Barack Obama’s birth certificate controversy when he said to a crowd in Michigan: “No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate.”
Welcome to Chicago, the Brady Campaign’s idea of Utopia. Chicago’s city authorities have tried desperately to restrict gun ownership by every means at their disposal. And what an idyllic paradise Chicago has become as a result — provided you ignore all the violent crime.
The state tried to make former Marine Brandon Raub “disappear.” After being handcuffed and carted away from his Virginia home by the FBI, Secret Service and Chesterfield Police Department on Aug. 16, Raub was confined in a psychiatric hospital and given a mental evaluation.
Israel needs to stand alone. I understand the value of maintaining friendly ties with the lone legitimate republic in the Mideast. But there is a wide gulf between backing up an ally and diving in front of bullets on their behalf every time some hopped-up Haji decides to take a shot at them.
Last week, I told you that the Department of Homeland Security was taking bids for ammonium nitrate and A-5 Flake RDX for “testing” purposes. Now we know who submitted the winning bid. It was American Homeland Security Consulting Group, LLC.
Let me be clear on this: I still don’t care about Mitt Romney’s tax returns. In fact, I don’t think anyone actually cares about Romney’s tax returns. The effort to make Romney’s returns an issue is transparent political gamesmanship — nothing more.
Republican presumptive Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan seems to be becoming a superhero of the GOP as mainstream “conservatives” are smitten to the point of drool-inducing stupor.
The Republican Party has a death wish. Weeper of the House John Boehner found it necessary to use Fox News Tuesday to take another gratuitous ad hominem swipe at Tea Party members.
I never miss a chance to visit the gun show. Whether I’m in the market for a new addition or not, I gladly fork over my 8 bucks and wander through the room, adding items to my internal wish list and internally smiling at items I suspect are left off almost everyone’s wish list.