Categories: "Politics" or "Letters to the Editor"

The (Obamacare) Fix Is In

President Obama’s Thursday press conference about a proposed “administrative fix” to the disaster that is Obamacare had the feeling of the last air leaking out of the “hope and change” party balloon. Giving typically rambling and somnolent answers to… more »

Tax Hikes and Secession aka "Just Say No!" (2013 Colorado Election Thoughts)

Much of the out-of-state attention paid to Colorado in Tuesday night’s elections was in regard to the fundamentally unrealistic ballot measures in 11 counties to secede from the state and create a 51st state called North Colorado. To be more precise: Th… more »

Food Stamp Independency

Today, the first-ever program-wide reduction in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (“SNAP”), also known as food stamps, will take place. The reduction amounts to $5 billion out of a program that spent nearly $80 billion in the most recent… more »

Of Sharks and Windshields

The Obama administration is beginning to resemble a damaged car windshield: A small ding from an unexpected flying pebble turns into a spider web of cracks, leaving the windshield difficult to see through and dangerously unstable. Given the years of… more »

The First Cracks

President Obama and his henchmen in Congress have had political success (not to be confused with policy success) by enforcing, as leftist dictatorships always do, an iron-fisted party discipline and loyalty. From passing Obamacare without a single… more »


In astrophysics, there is a concept called a “singularity.” Most often discussed in terms of the Big Bang or black holes, a singularity is, among other things, a point in spacetime from which no prior matter or information can escape. Because pressures… more »

Illegal use of DoD Communications Systems by Obama Administration

The American Spectator has been provided with the text of a political message sent on Saturday evening, using Department of Defense communications systems, on behalf of President Obama and Secretary of Defense Hagel. It is addressed to “all US… more »

Obama is just not that clever

Because Barack Obama was elected on a campaign promise of “fundamentally transforming” the United States, and because our nation then proceeded to lose much of its international influence and domestic economic dynamism, it is easy to say “this is intent… more »

Libertarian Populism Is an Oxymoron

When it comes to politics, one must (unless you are a reprobate sex fiend like Democrats Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer, and Bob Filner) adhere to Oscar Wilde’s maxim that the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. This is… more »

Economic Malpractice and Political Slander

It’s difficult to listen to a Barack Obama speech when it would be easier, faster, and less painful to write one. So it was with as much a sense of impending boredom and déjà pivot as concern about predictable content that I embarked on listening to… more »
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