Dec
28

My Christmas Book List

I have to say that this Christmas found me considerably enriched, both in the thought that went into my gifts and in the time I spent with my family.

Dec
07

Top Ten Historical Drinking Buddies

Q: If you could choose ten people to have a drink with, from any point in history, who would they be and why?

Jan
10

Journalistic Integrity.

Following is perhaps the most pointedly biased piece of informative news I've read this year.  You judge for yourself. Bush prays in Bethlehem amid sea of barricades Jan 10 11:26 AM US/Eastern 12 Comments View larger image Bush Emphatic on Palestinian State Security forces flooded Bethlehem on Thursday as US President George W. Bush prayed at… Continue reading »

Nov
17

Liberals Are Rational and Compassionate.

Scio's Comments in red. Bush Death Watch: Countdown! It's official: Less than one year until history slaps Dubya to the curb. Can you feel the tingle? By Mark Morford, SF Gate Columnist Friday, November 16, 2007 It's just that kind of feeling, that sense of hesitant, embryonic optimism, the sense that says, oh my God,… Continue reading »

Jul
23

It’s Painful, Now

“The administration has abused our soldiers. They've abused our freedoms,” Sheehan said. “They have killed my son and countless others. And they must be held accountable. “Impeachment is not a fringe movement. It is mandated in our Constitution. Nancy Pelosi had no authority to take it off the table,” Sheehan said. I would usually launch… Continue reading »

Jul
03

Clinton on Pardons

First, I want to make some general comments about pardons and commutations of sentences. Article II of the Constitution gives the president broad and unreviewable power to grant "Reprieves and Pardons" for all offenses against the United States. The Supreme Court has ruled that the pardon power is granted "[t]o the [president] . . .,… Continue reading »

Jul
03

Sighs of Relief, Hosannas Abound as President Bush Reduces Libby Sentence

The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today rejected Lewis Libby's request to remain free on bail while pursuing his appeals for the serious convictions of perjury and obstruction of justice. As a result, Mr. Libby will be required to turn himself over to the Bureau of Prisons to begin serving his… Continue reading »

Jun
27

Edwards’ Wife Asks Coulter to Forego Nasty Language…Forgets Husband is in Public Eye.

Ms. Edwards Asks Coulter to Stop Attacks By MIKE BAKER, Associated Press Writer Tuesday, June 26, 2007 (06-26) 16:33 PDT Raleigh, N.C. (AP) — Elizabeth Edwards pleaded Tuesday with Ann Coulter to "stop the personal attacks," a day after the conservative commentator said she wished Edwards' husband, Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, had been killed… Continue reading »

Jun
03

Registration, Deportation, Naturalization, Salvation

I am going to just brainstorm here, and I will outline my thoughts on a course of action for illegal immigration. It's a fact that we have an untold number of illegal immigrants in this country.  Many are from Latin America, but there are also many from Europe, Asia, Africa and (God Help Us) the… Continue reading »

Jun
02

Darling Peg

Peggy Noonan…you make me sad.  You have broken through my defense of President Bush.  He's really disappointing conservatives like myself with his stance on immigration.  And he's just worn me down. You know, when he increased the government's authority after September 11th, I viewed it as a necessary evil.  In ancient Rome, they would appoint… Continue reading »

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