As the string of scandals involving the Obama administration continue to pile up the president flails about trying to find ways to shift the heat away from him. Yesterday, he was confronted on the two most recent scandals. Concerning the Continue Reading
Benghazi. The Obama administration told us for 2 weeks after the attacks that they were nothing more than a demonstration turned violent. Instead, it was a successful, well planned and well executed terrorist attack specifically targeting the U.S. Ambassador Continue Reading
In response to Bodo Diehn’s comments (Back off, Warmongers!) about my blog, “The red line appears to have a streak of yellow”, I want to assure him that I, in no way, want to see American boots on the Continue Reading
The transparent attempt by the administration to cause maximum pain to the public in the form of airline delays caused by furloughs of air traffic controllers, seems to be coming back to bite them where the “sun doesn’t shine.” The Continue Reading
The Obama administration has just acknowledged that our intelligence community now concurs with the several other intelligence organizations of multiple countries in that Syria has used the chemical weapon, saran gas, against the rebel forces. On several occasions the president Continue Reading
More than 90% of world terrorism is conducted by “radical Islamic Jihadists”, a term carefully avoided by the politically correct – and particularly the president of the United States. Now, I can understand President Obama’s sensitivity toward Islam. His Continue Reading
Monday, Americans were finally faced with the new reality. The IED attack in Boston is what countries around the world have experienced for several decades while we’ve remained, with the exception of 9/11, relatively unscathed. Even as casualties from Continue Reading
The debate between the prolife advocates and the pro-choice, pro-abortion crowd has reached the boiling point in this past week. Pro-lifers have always argued that abortion is the taking of a human life and that it is Continue Reading
It is said that “Figures don’t lie, but liars figure.” Friday’s new government unemployment rate bears witness to the truth of that statement. The “official” March unemployment rate dropped from 7.7% to 7.6% and the White House led the Continue Reading
With the help of a complicit news media, and the typical low-information voter, the Democrats have successfully pinned the lack of a “comprehensive” immigration bill on Republicans. Even after the unions scuttled the near-historic agreement in 2006, during the Continue Reading
Our government (the taxpayer) has loaned money to sugar processors who use sugar ascollateral for the loans. Now a program requires the USDA to buy sugar from theprocessors in order to boost prices so the processors can earn enough Continue Reading
When President Obama made his illegal “recess” appointments to the NLRB last year, there is little doubt that he was trying to keep his liberal base happy and unified for the upcoming presidential election. Now, the consequences of his Continue Reading
Bio: Jim was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, went to Phoenix Union HS until joining USMC at 17, graduated from San Diego Evening HS during enlistment and graduated with BS at ASU after marriage and 3 kids. He started private work career as a Teamster, moved to management and spent his entire career in the freight business before retiring in Camp Verde, AZ.
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