The American Spectator : Obsessive-Compulsive Environmentalism
by Rich Trzupek
America’s massive and well-funded environmental industry is always in need of new worlds to conquer, or at least to attack with broom and dustpan. But the irony behind the modern-day environmental movement in America is that the more successful the movement is, the more petty subsequent goals necessarily become. There is no other choice. The big environmental organizations have mouths to feed and rents to pay just like any other business. They’re not going to offer up an attaboy to the nation and close up shop just because America has reached a level of environmental purity that would have been impossible to imagine just 50 years ago. Continue reading →
One dinner does not a Great Divider unmake | WashingtonExaminer.com
by Mark Tapscott
Tennessee’s Sen. Bob Corker — one of a dozen Republicans invited to break bread with President Obama this week — emerged from the dinner Wednesday evening describing the atmosphere and discussion as “sincere and open.”
That shouldn’t be newsworthy, but these aren’t normal times. Continue reading →
by Jeff Swanson
If, upon entering the war, you expect to win the first battle, failure is assured in your shortsightedness. War is won on the shoulders of both the battles that succeeded but more over, on the battles that were lost. Without the lost battles, you may have missed your opponents key weakness and the opportunity to understand your own.
This is a key understanding missed in today’s politics and clearly, within the Republican party and Conservative movement. Continue reading
For the record, the current economy has a total of about 134 million jobs. By Reprentitive Waters estimation, we are going to have unemployment at about -40%. Do these people actually hear the words they say?
Journalists as Ring Wraiths – Victor Davis Hanson – National Review Online
by Victor Davis Hanson
Today’s Washington journalists are like J. R. R. Tolkien’s ring wraiths, petty lords who wanted a few shiny golden Obama rings — only to end up as shrunken slaves to the One. Continue reading →