What’s the Point of Winning This Way?

Either we are really informed or the people leading our Party are really ignorant. By now, I’m sure you’ve read and heard snippets of Reince Priebus’ so-called “The Party of Growth and Opportunity Speech” he delivered at the National Press Club Breakfast. Upon first glance, my reaction is that the omelets and cranberry juice were probably the highlight and most stimulating part of the morning. Sure, Reince threw in a few obligatory conservative fluff lines here and there (although the intention to implement conservative ideas in the new GOP strategy is almost non-existent).…Read more …

Hope and Driving Range

The White House had no problem releasing a photo of Obama shooting a gun, but unless a White House photographer was invited along, no photo will be released of Obama shooting at flag sticks during his round with Tiger Woods Sunday. According to The Palm Beach Post, “the news media including the regular White House press corps” (pronounced “corpse” if you’re Obama) “were kept outside the gates during the president’s golf weekend and housed all the way up in Port St. Lucie.” Forget about how well each played Sunday. We all know Tiger…Read more …

West’s Direction of Conservatism

Our values do not need to change with changing demographics. Our goal should not be to compromise. Those were the messages that resonated most with me at Saturday’s Champaign County Lincoln Day Luncheon keynote address by Former Congressman (FL-22) Allen West. Colonel West was a breath of fresh air after listening to establishment Republicans in D.C. They panic and run to the nearest media microphone and talk about how the GOP needs to shift its stance on illegal immigration because of the increased Latino population in the U.S. and how Republicans need to…Read more …

President Should Ban Fires

A house in my area recently burned down. In fact, a lot of houses around the United States have burned down. Some of the fires have been on purpose, others on accident. Regardless, why hasn’t Congress and the President gotten involved and solved this issue? Is it too much to ask to ban fire, at least massive fire? I can walk in to any gas station in fact and buy matches and a few gallons of fuel and the cashier would not even ask for an I.D. or any sort of permits. No…Read more …

Rights for Illegals, Laws for Rest

Have you heard of Rep. Edward Acevedo? I hadn’t either until last week. He’s an Illinois House Member. A Chicago Democrat. Chicago politics are bad on their own. Illinois democrat policies have the potential to be bad. Combining the two is recipe for disaster. Rep. Acevedo was one of the sponsors of Senate Bill 957, which allows illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses. It has passed both chambers of the General Assembly and now goes to Governor Pat Quinn for his signature (Quinn reportedly will sign it into law). Something so absurd surely…Read more …

Colin Powell is No Republican

Colin Powell is NOT a Republican. If a chicken calls itself a cow, is the chicken a cow? Of course not. Powell appeared on “Meet the Press” with David Gregory on Sunday and sounded like he just attended the Nancy Pelosi Summit of Anti-Conservative Talking Points and Race Baiting. Powell referenced Sarah Palin and John Sununu, two conservative patriots, as being racist. He said Palin’s use of the phrase “shuckin’ and jivin” is racist. He said Sununu’s description of the President as “lazy” is racist. I am half-tempted to check out my local…Read more …

#WhyIsMyPaycheckLessThisWeek

As much as I dislike seeing my taxes go up, I can not help but smile a bit at all the liberals who tripped over each other running to the ballot box in November to vote for Obama now scratching their heads wondering why their taxes went up. On Twitter Friday, the subject #WhyIsMyPaycheckLessThisWeek was trending. In truth, I probably should feel like crying that people are so blind to the policies and the results of the policies they support, but I’d rather take a more light-hearted approach at the beginning of the…Read more …

Tax Now, Spend Now, Cut Never

We avoided the “fiscal cliff.” Is that reason to celebrate? Not when the “Obama cliff” is right around the corner. It is hard to fathom that the 153-page bill passed by the House and Senate will heal the nation’s debt crisis. Congress and the President can pass as many laws as they want, but they will never get away with cheating the universal laws of economics. Band-Aid bills that postpone and worsen problems run out of effectiveness eventually. Why Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell agreed to…Read more …

Obama to Appear on Meet the Press

What an absurd name for a show supposedly rooted in news. “Meet the Press” is Obama’s Sunday destination where he will undoubtedly face sympathy, kind smiles, and good cheer from his NBC media ally David Gregory (who hopefully learned his lesson last week about waving around gun magazines on television). Many of us go to our parents or a trusted co-worker whenever we need support and guidance about something difficult. Liberal elites visit the nearest mainstream media studio. Will Gregory ask Obama how he expects the Senate to come up with a reasonable…Read more …

Obama’s My Way or the Highway Approach

The Wall Street Journal had the most in-depth summary of the fiscal cliff negotiations I’ve seen thus far. According to the WSJ, Obama is threatening to blame Republicans for a fiscal cliff callout in both his inaugural address and the State of the Union address. What a great leader. I would love to see how long Tony Romo would last as the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys if he told his offensive linemen he was going to publicly blame them in a live news conference on ESPN if they lost to the…Read more …