What to Tell Our Daughters


This morning I found my almost 10-year old daughter with a towel wrapped around her head so that it was draping down past her waist. She was pretending to be a bride. “This is what my veil will look like when I get married, Mom. Do you think it’s pretty?”
And then, this: “Mom? Why did [...]

Nancy Pelosi, The Nation’s Flower Girl


 
I think that the best segment by far on “The O’Reilly Factor” belongs to the political comedian Dennis Miller.  He deserves more than the 3 or 4 minutes a week of air time that O’Reilly gives him.
Last night, for example, Miller captured President Obama’s West Point speech perfectly.  Referring to Obama’s rhetorical flourishes covering his plan [...]

Obama Lets The Cat Out of the Bag: I Don’t Believe We Can Win


On Keith Olbermann, Howard Fineman called the president’s speech “a minimalist defense of the Afghanistan strategy.” On MSNBC and CNN two communist leaders of the Black Caucus, Maxine Waters and Barbara Lee signalled they will oppose the minimalist defense, Senator Russ Feingold carrying on the progressive tradition of sabotaging America’s defense policies has declared he [...]