The Hiker Hostages: Was it really our fault?

Just a few days ago, the world watched in happiness as American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were finally released from their terrible stint in an Iranian prison. Fellow hiker Sarah Shourd was released approximately a year earlier than the young men. Yesterday in a press conference upon their arrival in New York City, they were…

Yes We Cain!

Yes We Cain! Excuse my quasi-plagiarism, President Obama. I do so in a state of encouragement and real “hope” that there will soon be significant “change” in the grand old residence of 1600 Pennsylvania Drive. You see, today, in a shocker whose significance most mainstream media outlets and possibly (ok, fine, LIKELY) even some GOP…

Robin Obama

I felt somewhat (oh ok, really) proud of myself yesterday when I beat one of my favorite radio hosts to the punch in an analysis of the President’s most recent of many pitches for his so-called jobs bill. The specific observation? The President made the following “the rich are so selfish” point standing in front…

Stimulus: Reloaded

In a forum generally left for major events; that is, State of the Union addresses, declarations of war, etc., the President took the podium Thursday evening to pitch his jobs plan to the nation.  Rather, he took the podium this evening in front of a Joint Session of Congress to pitch his first major campaign…

The Plymouth Experiment

As I sat pondering my two previous posts regarding the recent, rather hypocritical actions of the Plymouth City Council, I wondered what kind of response I might get if I flat-out asked them if they would have given the same permission to a Christian Church. So, here’s the letter: My prediction?  A blasé, perhaps auto-generated response…