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Category: Michael Shannon

Flavor Is a Human Right, Too.

Flavor Is a Human Right, Too.

The biggest problem Christians and conservatives have in making the case for marriage to the younger generation is we don’t speak the same language, and I’m not referring to the number of ‘likes’ inserted into each sentence that replace thought. Our frame of reference has only a tangential connection with that of the younger generation. […]

World Vision’s Secular Myopia

World Vision’s Secular Myopia

Maybe it was a Mexican divorce. Last Monday World Vision President Richard Stearns walks hand–in–hand down the aisle pledging fealty to homosexual marriage until death do they part. This is big news, because World Vision is a Christian charity and the nation’s 10th largest. Then, only 48 hours later, the happy couple is fighting over […]

Ukraine Sanctions With Teeth Instead of Gums Are Still Possible

Ukraine Sanctions With Teeth Instead of Gums Are Still Possible

For a very brief moment it looked like the White House and I were finally going to be in agreement on the topic of misrule in the United States. Obama’s White House Press Office released a statement with harsh criticism of government actions that threaten “peace, security, stability, sovereignty, and territorial integrity; and contribute to […]

How CPAC Stacked the Deck on the Amnesty Panel

How CPAC Stacked the Deck on the Amnesty Panel

Here’s a handy rule of thumb: If two of the four members of an immigration panel have Hispanic surnames you can bet it’s an amnesty panel in disguise. That was certainly the case at CPAC’s ‘Can There Be Meaningful Immigration Reform Without Citizenship?’ (This phenomenon is evidently peculiar to Hispanics. If two people named Schmidt […]

Perry, Paul & Huckabee at CPAC 2014

Perry, Paul & Huckabee at CPAC 2014

Gen. Robert E. Lee used Texas infantry as his reliable shock troops during the Civil War. If Hood’s division couldn’t drive the Yankees from a position, then no troops could. Evidently CPAC schedulers are of the same opinion. On both of the first two days of the conservative conference Texas speakers were used to soften […]

CPAC Day One Part 2

CPAC Day One Part 2

The Curious Case of the Leaf Blower that Didn’t Roar Sen. Marco Rubio walked on stage and contrary to rumor, he wasn’t wearing a sombrero. In fact he gave what could be called a surgical speech, because he completely buried any reference to his amnesty mistake late last year. In fact he talked about almost […]

CPAC 2014 AS IT HAPPENS

CPAC 2014 AS IT HAPPENS

  CPAC begins in less than an hour. I’ll be covering the speeches that matter (as least to me) and the panels that are relevant (see previous). Since I’m a one–man news team, I can’t make everything, but I’ll do my best to be your eyes & ears. (Sorry for the delay. The CPAC/Gaylord WiFi […]

Bob McDonnell Discovers He’s Past the Sell–By Date

Bob McDonnell Discovers He’s Past the Sell–By Date

If you need additional proof that taking handouts creates dependency, look no further than the sad fate of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. McDonnell is currently under federal indictment and accused of trading government favors for money, loans and gifts from former Star Scientific chief executive Jonnie R. Williams Sr. Williams is one of those […]

Conservatives Ready for Sexual Cowardice

Conservatives Ready for Sexual Cowardice

When does doing something — other than charging a machine gun nest — that has been done countless times previously stop being ‘courageous?’ Sally Jenkins of the WaPost has ruled that football player Michael Sam’s advice to people interested in dating him is a monumental story: “There are great courageous sports stories being played on […]

John Boehner’s Incremental Amnesty Surrender Strategy

John Boehner’s Incremental Amnesty Surrender Strategy

Mathematicians have long contended that if you give a million monkeys a million typewriters and an infinite amount of time, eventually the simians will produce the King James Bible. Maybe so, but why inflict such a difficult challenge from the get–go? It could severely damage monkey morale. I suggest assigning monkey scribes the task of […]

Obama’s Trickle–Down Lawlessness

Obama’s Trickle–Down Lawlessness

What Sen. Ted Cruz (R–TX) refers to as Obama’s “pattern of lawlessness, his willingness to disregard the written law and instead enforce his own policies via executive fiat” has trickled down to the new Democrat administration in Virginia. On Saturday, January 11th Democrat Mark Herring was sworn in as attorney general of the Commonwealth. During […]

TX Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis’ Slip Is Showing

TX Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis’ Slip Is Showing

Wendy Davis is not the first Democrat to use a fetus pile as a stepping–stone to higher office. She’s only the latest. But Wendy is in such a hurry to run for governor of Texas that she’s left a lot of inconvenient facts behind. Davis first came to prominence when she lead a filibuster on […]

Amnesty: The Next GOP Leadership Betrayal

Amnesty: The Next GOP Leadership Betrayal

House Republican leadership is preparing to betray the base. Again. To illustrate the magnitude of the sellout I was going to use a hypothetical analogy with Democrats and their base. Initially I was going to posit that Sen. Tim Kaine (D–Secular) had changed his mind about abortion. For years Kaine has said that although he’s […]

Spare No Expense & Bill the Taxpayer

Spare No Expense & Bill the Taxpayer

Prince William County, VA recently witnessed a heartwarming episode that ended in a charming example of public – private cooperation. Not too far from where I live the county is constructing a new high school that will feature all the modern conveniences for students: Olympic–size swimming pool, state of the art football field and hot–and–cold […]

Is the NFL Becoming the No Fan League?

Is the NFL Becoming the No Fan League?

The result of NFL’s experiment in negative market dynamics has just come in and the news is not good for Commissioner Roger Goodell. Last September the NFL greatly increased the irritation factor of attending games when the league banned women’s purses that were larger than a pack of cigarettes for ‘security’ reasons. (Complete details here.) […]