St. Patrick’s Cathedral Honors U.S. Military Personnel


St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City provided a touching tribute to U.S. military personnel during church services on Memorial Day weekend. Let us follow St. Patrick’s lead by honoring our fellow Americans who have gone into harm’s way to protect and defend us, and who continue to answer the call to duty. They are truly our nation’s best; and we do not understand or appreciate them enough.

Sarah Palin’s California Senate Endorsement Underscores Her Need for Gravitas


Critics or my recent NewsReal Blog post miss my point. My point is not to disparage either Sarah Palin or Carly Fiorina, both of whom I like, respect and admire. My point is to be candid about Palin’s shortcomings so that she can change. Because America needs the Sarah Palin that can be, not the Sarah Palin that now is.

Military Personnel Have Free Speech Rights


New social media networking tools are giving U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines the ability to communicate to a mass audience. A serviceman’s exercise of his free speech rights may be unsettling to many military chieftains. However, it is unavoidable and protected by the First Amendment. Free speech also is beneficial to the U.S. military.

Palin’s Support of McCain Makes No Sense


Palin paid off whatever debt she might have owed John McCain during the 2008 presidential campaign. Why, then, is she supporting McCain’s reelection to the senate vice conservative challenger J.D. Hayworth?

Experts Wrong, Soldiers Right about Iraq


Now that the so-called “experts” have been proven wrong about Iraq, it is time to ignore them altogether by keeping upwards of 50,000 U.S. troops in Iraq indefinitely.

Left Decries Healthcare History it Doesn’t Know or Understand


The Left conveniently invokes a glib and slanted version of history to push through its statist healthcare agenda. But when challenged by historically informed conservatives who make different and more accurate historical analogies, the Left cries foul and runs away.

Michael Steele is Indeed a Man of Steel


Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele courageously refuses to play in the left-wing sandbox. And, because of that, lefties like the Washington Post’s Colbert King denounce Steele as a sellout to black people. But Steele is absolutely right and Colbert is dead wrong.

The Moderate Islam That Never Was


I have been cringing observing the debate between several NewsReal bloggers and John R. Guardiano about the existence — or lack thereof — of a “moderate Islam.” Once again, no matter what evidence and arguments are presented to the “there is a moderate Islam” proponent, it’s all useless, as they just go back to the [...]

Gay Men Can Fight, and That’s the Problem


Far from supporting the case for openly gay military service, the U.S. military’s experience with women instead offers a cautionary tale warning against open homosexuality within the ranks.

Top Marine’s Views on Openly Gay Service Shared by Combat Troops


The warrior ethos and warrior culture that sustains the combat arms, is predicated upon a shared sense of manhood to which open homosexuality is antithetical and inimical.