THE LEFT\’S PAEAN TO VA HOSPITALS

With a major tip of my imaginary hat to James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal, here are a few quotes about the Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital system, from left wing sources that I\’m sort of guessing they would like to take them back: Therewas no ObamaCarein January 2006, when formerEnron adviser Paul Krugman wrote this: “Iknow about a health care system that has been...

Continue reading

THE KARZAI SNUB

I\’ll make this short and to the point. hamid karzai is the President of Afghanistan (the part – and it isn\’t very big – where there are any laws at all) specifically and entirely because of the United States.  We leave, he\’s gone and the taliban are right back in charge. For the past five years, the President who has allowed troops in...

Continue reading

THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today\’s quote – and it is a telling one – comes to us from Iran\’s Defense Minister – Brigadier-General hossein dehqan. And what does a military leader of a terrorist nation have to say that would interest us?  Here\’s your answer: “Weask our nuclear negotiators to focus their utmost efforts on thecomplete annihilation of the Zionist...

Continue reading

“DETACHED” “FLAT-FOOTED” “INCOMPETENT”

What if I told you that there are politicians calling President Obama “detached”, flat-footed” and “incompetent”? It wouldn\’t surprise you, would it?  Even though the language is a little rough, it is hardly a surprise that the opposition party is insulting a sitting President is it? Except…..uh…..well……those insults are not...

Continue reading

IRAN “PEACE DEAL” UPDATE

Remember mainstream  media\’s collective euphoria when President Obama cut a “peace deal” with Iran, in which sanctions would be lifted in return for the country forgoing its nuclear ambitions and traveling a path to peace? Wow.  What a tremendous diplomatic breakthrough.  Weren\’t we lucky to have such a master negotiator in charge? So how is that actually...

Continue reading

HEADING DOWN THE SHORE

Yesterday was a dank, raw, overcast-then-rainy bust. But today the sun is out and the temperature is climbing. Time to get away from the computer, into the car with my bride, and head “down the shore” – maybe to Avon or Spring Lake Heights…where we can sit out and/or walk the boardwalk, and enjoy the regeneration of the Jersey shore – which really, truly has...

Continue reading

THE VA SCANDAL: PELOSI\’S LIE, MERLINE\’S TRUTH

Anyone who, by now, does not recognize that Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is a serial liar who will stuck that miracle-of-cosmetic-surgery face out at you and speak without regard to honesty, facts or logic, is probably not going to care about this latest lie. But it is still a lie – and one that the Obama administration has no problem with either, because it shifts blame for the absolute mess...

Continue reading

FAST AND FURIOUS FALLOUT

For years I warned that part of the fallout from the Obama administration\’s incredibly ill-conceived Operation Fast and Furious would be that the Mexican drug cartels would be emboldened to move northward. Here is a hint – no, make that a bold, loud statement – of what is to come, courtesy of the very brave Angela Kocherga at Houston\’s KHOU-TV : ElPaso police...

Continue reading

OBAMACARNAGE: THE SUBSIDY DEBACLE

Just when you thought ObamaCare could not possibly be worse, we have  Amy Goldstein and Sandhya Somashekhar\’s article  from the usually Obama-sympathetic Washington Post, about the subsidy debacle…and the inevitable catastrophe it will cause, which appears to be inevitable: What am I talking about?  use the above link to read the entire article – or...

Continue reading

RESTAURANT RECOMMENDATION

We spent much of yesterday with our children and grandchildren in Northern New Jersey.  That was the best. And we brought in dinner from a sushi restaurant – Masa, in Allendale, NJ – that was terrific.  The equal of anything we have had in New York City.  If you\’re up that way, give it a try. Oh, one other thing:  I was doing a “Mad Libs” (are...

Continue reading

OBAMACARNAGE: THE REAL ROLLOUT STORY

Remember back in the old days, when we had an inquisitive media filled with “reporters” who would do whatever it took to get the real facts of a story, especially if they thought powerful officials might be lying to the American people?  We\’ll probably get such an environment back, if a Republican becomes President in 2016.  But ever since Barack Obama was elected...

Continue reading

THE VA SCANDAL: BLAME AND FALLOUT

We now have a poll – so far (with more to come I\’m sure) – which asks people who is to blame for the Veterans Affairs scandal. The result?  33% blame Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki, 28% blame the local VA hospitals and 17% blame President Obama (23% express no opinion). Obviously this is not good for the Obama administration.  And, for President...

Continue reading

GUEST COMMENTARY: JAMES E. CAUSEY ON GUN VIOLENCE

James E. Causey is an editorial writer, columnist and blogger for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.  And he is a man who, as I (and I hope you) do, anguishes over the senseless violence committed by thugs with guns – almost always illegally obtained guns. I don\’t usually post entire columns here, but this one is worth putting up.  So, with apologies to Mr. Causey and the...

Continue reading

VA COVERAGE AND BRIDGEGATE COVERAGE: A COMPARISON

This is the easiest blog of the day.  Because all I have to do is give you this link to Scott Whitlock\’s blog at newsbusters.org concerning the coverage network news has given the VA scandal versus the amount of coverage it gave to the possibility (never shown to be true) that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had some personal involvement in closing a couple of lanes on the George...

Continue reading