In a far-too-late attempt to shore up his conservative base ahead of the 2006 massacre, President Bush sent 6,000 National Guard troops to the Mexican border, but placed major limits on what they could do. Now, with the immigration debate hot again because of the Arizona bill, President Obama is making a similar move and [...]
Someone (well before Joe Biden) once famously observed, “If you think you’re a leader, turn around and see if anyone is following.” President Obama would do well to mark these words as his support on the Left rapidly corkscrews into the sea.
“Wake Up and Stand Up.” So urges the bold motto of a seedling movement [...]
Harold Ford Jr. chickened out of challenging the Chuck Schumer-annointed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in the New York Democratic primary.
Gillibrand should have been easy pickings. She was appointed by the discredited New York Governor David Patterson and embraced by the party bosses. Now, in an effort to broaden her base so to speak, she has in turn embraced the self-described [...]
As someone who was a working film critic for nearly 20 years—and, I’m pretty sure, the only Baptist to win 2 Catholic Press awards for movie reviews—I probably owe Chicago Sun Time film critic Roger Ebert (and his late partner Tribune critic Gene Siskel) a nod of tribute for popularizing such writing.
Siskel and Ebert were, [...]
I told you in a prior posting that I worked as a cop in Colorado for about twenty years. I was a detective for eight years and worked with my fair share of informants.
The one informant during my career that I arranged for release from jail on a personal recognizance bond, a man who provided [...]