There are some conservatives who love the Republican Party so much they will not step back and ask themselves if the party is really lovable. The rest of us have a message to deliver to those love-blinded enthusiasts. This week the party was anything but lovable. Michelle Malkin wrote on Wednesday: “I have no patience for the Republican party-bots telling these front-line soldiers to shut up in the name of unity — and to hide ‘in-fighting’ because the Left will publicize it… It should be publicized.” She was referring to the pandemonium which occurred on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention...Read More
Author: Bryana Johnson
In March of last year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan told Congress that an estimated 82 percent of America’s schools would fail to meet education goals set by No Child Left Behind that year. “We should get out of the business of labeling schools as failures and create a new law that is fair and flexible, and focused on the schools and students most at risk,” Duncan said. This statement is tragically amusing against the backdrop of the failure of American public schools to measure up to national standards time and again. On the 2009 National Assessment of Education Progress...Read More
Despite their spirited outward demeanor and cheerful speculation, is the Grand Old Party beginning to realize that they made a mistake in anointing Mitt Romney to lead the assault on socialism and Barack Obama? For their sake, let’s hope so. Because the only way for the Republicans to avoid the trap they’ve set for themselves is to understand the magnitude of their error and start back-pedaling as fast as they can. The case against the GOP’s selection of Romney to carry the banner of conservatism on to the White House is easy to make. Our first premise is obviously...Read More
The TSA, which has attracted much attention over the past few years for coercive and idiotic behavior, continues to behave coercively and idiotically. The agency has also added a number of new behaviors to their repertoire, making headline news repeatedly in recent weeks for behaving callously, disrespectfully, inefficiently, and indecently. Last week, Indianapolis resident John Gross underwent a painful and emotionally exhausting experience at Orlando Airport in Florida when a TSA agent opened the sealed jar containing his grandfather’s ashes and spilled them on the floor of the terminal. Gross says the agent, a woman, spilled up to a...Read More
Homosexual activists have become progressively more demanding over the past few decades. First they wanted their lifestyle to be legalized. Then they wanted civil unions. Then they wanted their relationships to be recognized by the government as marriages. Then they wanted religious business owners to be forced to provide services for their weddings. Then they wanted public schools to present same-sex marriage as normal to children as young as five. Then they wanted to ensure that schools didn’t inform parents about these curriculums. Then they wanted to prohibit parents from removing their children from these classes. Then they wanted...Read More
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