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Perspective: Building the #Obamacare web site vs winning WWII

Posted by: Phineas on November 9, 2013 at 3:08 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Via Twitchy, FOX’s Bret Baier read an email from a viewer on his show and then posted it to his web site. Obama and his fans liked to compare him to FDR. I wonder how they’ll like it now: “Putting things in perspective: March 21st 2010 to October 1 2013 is 3 […]

 

Wishing the Rev. Billy Graham a very happy, blessed 95th birthday

Posted by: ST on November 7, 2013 at 10:32 am » 7 Comments

North Carolina’s favorite son and world-renowned man of faith Rev. Billy Graham turns 95 today: His eyes are clouded, his voice grainy and his famous wavy hair has turned snow-white. But age has not robbed Billy Graham of his power – softer now – to preach the Gospel. As the Charlotte-born evangelist turns 95 Thursday, […]

 

You can’t kill a Gurkha. You can only make him mad, which is a bad idea.

Posted by: Phineas on October 5, 2013 at 12:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas (Image via Wikipedia) You’d think the Taliban would have learned from their last encounter with Her Majesty’s Nepalese soldiers, but, no, there’s always someone who thinks “this time, it will be different.” And that, my friends, is the definition of madness: Acting L/Cpl [Tuljung] Gurung, who serves with the Royal Gurkha Rifles, was […]

 

WWII veterans push through #HarryReidsShutdown barricade to visit WWII memorial

Posted by: ST on October 1, 2013 at 6:17 pm » 3 Comments

Probably one of the most awesome stories you’ll read … EVER.  First heard about it on Leo Shane III’s Twitter feed. Here’s his full story – via Stars and Stripes: WASHINGTON — Wheelchair-bound elderly veterans pushed aside barricades to tour the World War II Memorial Tuesday morning, in defiance of the government shutdown which closed […]

 

In which Ted Cruz grinds Dick Durbin under his heel

Posted by: Phineas on September 27, 2013 at 4:04 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas I’ve been critical of the Cruz-Lee strategy to defeat Obamacare, but there’s no denying that Senator Cruz’s 21-hour speech in opposition was, quite simply, marvelous. A tour de force of constitutionalism, wit, grace, and stamina. Like Rand Paul, Cruz is someone I can disagree with, while still greatly admiring him. But somehow […]

 

Daughter of Rep. Jamie @HerreraBeutler may be the first to survive Potter’s Syndrome

Posted by: ST on September 8, 2013 at 9:12 am » 1 Comment

Rep. Herrera-Beutler’s little miracle continues to defy the odds. Via Fox News: Doctors believe baby Abigail Beutler, the daughter of U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler and her husband, Dan, may be the first baby ever to survive Potter’s Syndrome, a prenatal condition affecting the development of a baby’s lungs. The Republican congresswoman from Washington was five months […]

 

Prayers for Rep. Jamie @HerreraBeutler & preemie miracle Abigail Rose!

Posted by: ST on July 29, 2013 at 6:11 pm » 1 Comment

And dad Daniel Beutler, of course. What an amazing story!! Grab the Kleenex: In an astonishing turnaround, Rep. Jamie Herrera Beutler — who just weeks ago learned that her unborn child was suffering a lung-development condition that’s typically fatal at birth — announced Monday that her daughter was born alive and continues to thrive two weeks later. […]

 

Glorious Irony: Half of Obamacare employees at call center will get no health care

Posted by: Phineas on July 26, 2013 at 9:42 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Because –I bet you can guess– they’re being hired part-time: Earlier this year, Contra Costa County won the right to run a health care call center, where workers will answer questions to help implement the president’s Affordable Care Act. Area politicians called the 200-plus jobs it would bring to the region an economic […]

 

Mexican Marines capture Los Zetas chief

Posted by: Phineas on July 15, 2013 at 9:10 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Wow. This is huge news: One of Mexico’s most wanted drug lords has been captured: Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, also known as “Z-40.” Trevino Morales, leader of the brutal Los Zetas cartel, was caught Sunday by Mexico Marines in his hometown of Nuevo Laredo, just over the U.S. border, CBS News has learned. […]

 

My heart bleeds for Big Labor. Really, it does.

Posted by: Phineas on July 15, 2013 at 4:30 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas It’s just that you can’t see that through all my laughing and pointing: Like millions of other Americans, our members are front-line workers in the American economy. We have been strong supporters of the notion that all Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care. We have also been strong supporters of you. In […]