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Tales of the Bizarre: Obama Bails on Press Conference

Since Barack Obama became president, we have witnessed what happens when someone is elected to a job but is clearly not ready for that job. I'm not simply talking about a man who crumbles when his teleprompter goes on the fritz. It's so much more than that. ...

Democrats and Taxes: Another Nail in their Coffins

In much the same fashion as Nancy Pelosi pushed through the massively unpopular health care bill despite election losses in 2009, she is at it again, this time with a bill to raise taxes on those people who actually create jobs. The message of the November el...

Lame Ducks are quacking, but what's getting done?

The lame duck session of Congress is back in business as legislators return from the Thanksgiving holidays. Taxes, spending bills, and a host of other issues sit waiting to be addressed, but what's actually getting done? As the nation braces for a potentiall...

Earmark Ban is a Powerful Step in the Right Direction

One of the lessons learned in the 2010 elections was that voters distrust Washington politicians. Americans think congressmen and senators are in it for the perks and the power, but not the people, and that is why the proposed ban on earmarks is such an impor...

It's Time for a Little Common Sense with Airport Screenings

The travel season is upon us. As people get ready to see friends and relatives for Thanksgiving and Christmas (insert PC holiday of your choice), added attention has been focused on air screenings and the procedures of the Transportation Security Administrati...

Deficit Panel Offers Tough, But Misguided Medicine

The co-chairman of Barack Obama's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform released a preliminary report this week that has both Republicans and Democrats grumbling. Now there are some people who would probably say that if both parties are upse...

If Election Night Gives You Lemons…

One of the thrills (and not one running down my leg) of Election Day was to listen to the liberal "journalists" try to sit through the Republican wave that we were all witnessing. Ever since Barack Obama was elected, the left wing media have been accomplices ...

Tuesday 'Beat Down' and Obama Still Doesn't Get It

As Election Day approached and it became clearer that Democrats and the Obama agenda would be rebuked from State Houses all the way through Congress, I looked forward to two things. First, I looked forward to seeing the actual returns come in. Was that great...