Monthly Archives: May 2011

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This… — 31 May 2011

The minister made an interesting confession.  “I always liked Memorial Day,” she said, “because I liked having a day off and I love barbecues.  I had respect for our casualties of war,” she went on, “but they were kind of … Continue reading

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There Were Four in the Bed and the Little One Said, “Roll Over, Roll Over” — 23 May 2011

Politics is a very strange game.  It is a weird mixture of happenstance and purpose, coincidence and opportunity.  Case in point: the field of Republican presidential aspirants. One might think that the GOP might have carried the energy of the … Continue reading

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Labor’s Love Lost — 16 May 2011

These are not the best days for the labor union movement.  Union membership among private employers is at a 70-year low, at less than 7%.  Their principal hope for turning those numbers around, the “card check” bill – which would have … Continue reading

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Mama’s Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Fatherless — 9 May 2011

Former Vice President Dan Quayle is not commonly acknowledged as an insightful observer of the social condition.  But in one of his most famous controversies, he gave America the closest thing we have to a silver bullet that would alleviate … Continue reading

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Ding, Dong the S.O.B. is Dead — 2 May 2011

What a great day. I’m going to take a breather from my habitual Obama-bashing, as fun as that is, to offer up some well-deserved praise.  Osama bin Laden is now fish food. To start with, kudos to our Navy Seals … Continue reading

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