Archive for June 18th, 2010

Former Senator Alan Simpson, a member of the president’s special commission on deficit reduction, gives a wonderful insight into his thinking, at least, on social security. The White House’s Deficit Commission has been operating mainly behind closed doors, coming up with a way of cutting entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare that’s politically palatable […]

Can You See?


Remember when, during the campaign, Barack Obama refused to wear a flag pin – he said it trivialized the notion of patriotism? While he relented on the flag pin, it’s safe to assume that whatever the underlying premise was for his flag discomfort, it didn’t go away when he started wearing flag pins. I think […]

We Will Win


First, President Hillary Clinton announces that the Justice Department will file suit against Arizona… then Governor Jan Brewer says, ‘Bring ’em on!’ But I will tell you, Greta, we are not going to back away from this issue. We are going to pursue it. We’re going to be very aggressive. And we’ll meet them in […]

Safety First


How Soviet is our society becoming? Eight days ago, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal ordered barges to start sucking oil out of the Gulf. It was working great until the Coast Guard ordered them to stop. “The Coast Guard came and shut them down,” Jindal said. “You got men on the barges in the oil, and […]