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Evening Photo: Thatcher, Reagan sit on an Oval Office patio – summer 1987

Posted by: ST on April 8, 2013 at 7:47 pm » 1 Comment

I’m still reflecting today on the passing of the Baroness Thatcher. Thought this photo was a lovely reminder of days gone by. I look at this, and wonder what they were discussing. Whatever it was, their mutual admiration was clearly visible. As seen from the Wall Street Journal piece: The Thatcher/Reagan Mutual Admiration Society, Remembered […]


Gone but not forgotten: Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher passes away at 87

Posted by: ST on April 8, 2013 at 9:56 am » 5 Comments

Sad news this morning from Britain: Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, an outspoken woman known to many as “The Iron Lady,” has died at 87 after suffering a stroke. “It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning,” Thatcher spokesperson […]


Sunday Book Review: The Founders’ Second Amendment

Posted by: Phineas on March 24, 2013 at 3:50 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The right to carry a weapon and the efforts to restrict that right, the latter euphemistically called “gun control,” have been much in the news lately. In the wake of horrific mass-killings at an elementary school and a movie theater, the liberal left in America (and other people genuinely appalled at what […]


Quote of the Day: Obama really is the second FDR edition

Posted by: Phineas on March 18, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas They made and broke the same promises: Compare that to this statement by the Man Who Would Be FDR: “This is big,” wrote White House director of new media Macon Phillips in a February 23, 2009 blog post, ”the President today promised that by the end of his first term, he will […]


President Obama sez: “I am not a dictator” – sound familiar?

Posted by: ST on March 2, 2013 at 11:45 am » 4 Comments

In the midst of the President’s undignified, petulant whining over the sequester yesterday was this interesting exchange: (CNN) – Asked Friday by CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin why President Obama can’t simply refuse to let congressional leaders leave a room until they reach a deficit-reduction agreement, the president said he can’t “force Congress to […]


The 20 most embarrassing moments in Democratic Party history

Posted by: Phineas on February 25, 2013 at 6:31 pm » 10 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I know, I know. “Only 20”, you ask? Via Liberty Unyielding, let’s think of this as a Greatest Hits album. Here are the first six:  1) The Trail of Tears (1838): The first Democrat President, Andrew Jackson and his successor Martin Van Buren, herded Indians into camps, tormented them, burned and pillaged […]


Happy 102nd Birthday, President Reagan!

Posted by: ST on February 6, 2013 at 7:13 pm » 2 Comments

Raising a glass to you, Mr. President! And just in case my dear readers are in need of some inspiration tonight: Never forget …


Sunday Book Review: “The Communist,” a biography of Barack Obama’s mentor

Posted by: Phineas on December 23, 2012 at 5:49 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Mentors matter. For better or worse, there are people who, in our formative years, influence the way we see the world and how we act to shape it in our adult life. And if the mentored individual becomes a powerful person –President of the United States, for example– then the mentor’s influence […]


About that armed deputy at Columbine

Posted by: Phineas on December 21, 2012 at 3:48 pm » 18 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school, some have suggested that perhaps, since “gun-free zones” have been shown to be ineffective at best and an invitation to disaster at worst, it might be a good idea to have people qualified to carry firearms at schools.  Whether it’s faculty […]


President commemorates Pearl Harbor Day

Posted by: Phineas on December 7, 2012 at 2:50 pm » 12 Comments

**Posted by Phineas …With a picture of himself: President Narcissus rides again. (This may come as a shock to you, sir, but not everything is about you.) via Twitchy (Crossposted at Public Secrets)