Having prematurely considered W. a final act of sorts, we now observe new standards for political phoniness, with the remarkable occurrence that no effort by the candidate is made to hide his fake fakery. Step aside, W. and Obama, the fraudulent Mitt just rolled into town.
Considering how vulnerable Romney appears, already badly tainted by his own signature prowess, the Bain Miracle, why are polls neck and neck? How can a fake, though ideal Republican nominee match up against a likeable, if badly flawed incumbent? Or is it to be a battle over the lesser of two weasels?
It’s been a good week in the federal courts for the Obama Administration. On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the Environmental […]
The preamble to the American Constitution requires that government “provide for the common defence.” I would hope that no American would wish this country to be inadequately prepared to fend off threats […]
I first voted in an American national election in 1964. Lyndon Baines Johnson ran against Barry (“Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice”) Goldwater, the elder-statesman conservative who later successfully […]
In October of 2011, Scholars & Rogues noted that the Obama administration had ordered the killing of an unindicted American citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, an Al Qaeda media provocateur. The drone missile launched […]
Once again, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has taken to task the president of the United States. This time, it’s over the federal subsidies provided to A123 Systems, a manufacturer of batteries […]
Here’s the next war president showing off his anti-terrorist bona fides, not bad considering he had to drop one war. So, the president appointed himself Drone Warrior czar — and he didn’t need one Senate confirmation vote. Now that’s leadership, at last.
A week ago, Glenn Greenwald performed an excellent dissection on a New York Times article about President Obama’s secretive anti-terrorist “death panels.” When Greenwald finished peeling back the skin, he aptly pinned […]
On the north wall of my living room is a 37- by 58-inch map of the United States. It shows only landforms and drainage. It is beautifully executed. There are no state […]