Jillian Michaels Could Turn Out to be the Biggest Loser of All


Alright, so I admit it, I enjoy watching the “Biggest Loser” now and then. At first I was put off by the title, but after watching it, it really seemed to change lives—who can argue with that right?
After reading a short piece in The Huffington Post about an interview with one of their star trainers, [...]

Chris Matthews’ Leg Thrills and Spine Chills: “Stalin-Like Purges Now Underway” in the GOP


It shouldn’t surprise me that Joseph Stalin made the cover of Time as “Man of the Year” in 1939 and then again in 1942. Nor should it surprise anyone that Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s Hardball, likened the Republican’s current spring house cleaning to a “Stalin-like purge.”
Granted, the thoughts that swirl around in Matthews’ [...]

Leg Thrills and Spine Chills: Chris Matthews’ Glass House Regime


The old saying “People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw rocks” may be a self-evident truth to most of us, but this one is lost on Chris Matthews, the self-appointed guardian of all things Obama, and host of MSNBC’s Hardball.
Matthews recently caught the attention of conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh. (After one of [...]

HuffPo Column: Obama Holds a “Biblical Vision” of Governance?


From almost the moment Barack Obama stepped onto the national political stage, the Left saw the glow of the spotlight and thought it was his halo.
While extolling the “virtues” of the president, and the goals of his administration, Obery M. Hendricks Jr., PhD, convolutes Christianity in his Huffington Post column.
Hendricks writes:
“I noted the progressive political [...]

Do Women Bloggers Have the Prowess of Men?


“Guys seek thrills and speed. They go for the adrenalin rush. They get pumped by going higher, faster, farther than anyone else. They want lots of action and instant gratification. That’s also why guys like blogging – instant opinions, and lots of them. Men clearly have an urge to blog that women lack. Like extreme [...]

Alan Grayson’s Pathetic Attempt at Fund Raising: Names His Straw Man George W. Bush


We have all heard of children with imaginary friends. Here’s a new one, how about a congressman with imaginary enemies?
In a laughable attempt at fund raising, Alan Grayson the Florida Democrat that put himself on the national radar screen with asinine statements like, “Republicans want you to die quick” has posted a mock video of [...]

The Biggest Bullies Always Cry the Loudest


When I was young, I was prone to yelling when I was angry. As time went on, I learned to temper my voice into what, in our family, is known as an “impassioned plea”; which is the level of intensity our teenagers may respectfully use to state their case.
As my blond hair has turned to [...]

HuffPo Columnist Calls For an End to Right-Wing Terrorism and an Apology to Napolitano


For almost a decade I worked in a domestic violence shelter. I sat with women who were shaking, bruised and ashamed. They were in utter shock and disbelief at the violence that had just occurred. The names of the people in each woman’s story were different but the story lines were remarkably the same.
Police [...]

Could ObamaCare Fundamentally Change the American Family?


So, now we know that the Obama campaign strategy was actually based on that “ice breaker” game of “Tell Two Lies and a Truth.” In this game, usually reserved for youth meetings, the other players have to sort out the truth from the lies.
In a campground setting, we get to find out an interesting tidbit [...]

Killing Osama bin Laden: Assassination, War Casualty or Criminal?


Thou shalt not kill. That is not only one of the Ten Commandments; it is central to any civil society. Politicians and pundits alike are quick to say that we live under the rule of law.
Everyone can agree on those two points, at least on the surface. It’s defining what that means where the differences [...]