For the Children, If They Make It Out of the Womb…

I had the joyful privilege of going to Washington, D.C. for the March for Life on January 18. It's an inspiring event. It fortifies me for the pro-life work, political and otherwise, that awaits me back home. It also prepares me to move ahead in hope, even when the news dumps items like the following … Continue reading For the Children, If They Make It Out of the Womb…

Non Tweets 1-23-19 Trump Takes DaTechGuy’s Advice, Phillips at Mass, Kurt Thanks Andrew, Ichrio’s Back, Rivera & the HOF

Yesterday I suggested that President Trump should invite the Covington boys to the White House, later that day he did so. It's the smart move, the longer this story is in the news the worse the left comes off in states where they need votes and the more likely that freshman dems in the house … Continue reading Non Tweets 1-23-19 Trump Takes DaTechGuy’s Advice, Phillips at Mass, Kurt Thanks Andrew, Ichrio’s Back, Rivera & the HOF

1979: A Crack in Time

When I arrived in the Middle East in 1979, I didn’t realize how momentous that year would be. As it turned out, 1979 became one of the most important years in recent history. At the outset, Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran to take power after decades in exile, removing a key U.S. ally in the … Continue reading 1979: A Crack in Time

Non Tweets 1/22/19 Brady IS Mongo, Bad Calls in NO, What March for Life? Covington Virtue & Sable’s back

I had to work on Sunday so I didn't get to watch Tom Brady do what Tom Brady does (and the "It's not every day your team gets to the championship game." argument doesn't work in NE these days. But when I saw during breaks that Brady kept driving down the field all I could … Continue reading Non Tweets 1/22/19 Brady IS Mongo, Bad Calls in NO, What March for Life? Covington Virtue & Sable’s back

Report from Louisiana: Saints Fans Salty this Morning

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Folks in Louisiana are salty today as a result of the terrible officiating in the Superdome yesterday. My social media feeds are filled with images of voodoo dolls in referee stripes. From WWLTV this morning: A crucial non-interference, non-helmet-to-helmet call cost the Saints a spot in the Super Bowl and … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Saints Fans Salty this Morning

As Jesus Said, Blessed are you Boys of Covington High

I could write about my lack of shock at yet another MSM attack on Christians in General and pro-life Catholics in particular turns out to be false and contrived, or I could write about how so many people who should know better by now were so willing to jump on the MSM's phony bandwagon to … Continue reading As Jesus Said, Blessed are you Boys of Covington High

Review: Bag Man, a Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC

By John Ruberry One of my criticisms of my left-wing friends is that they cocoon themselves in media that is comfortable to them, such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and MSNBC, TV shows featuring fellow travelers, such as Will & Grace, and agreeable authors, such as Noam Chomsky. They yelp back, "But … Continue reading Review: Bag Man, a Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC

Mueller Lucy (Comey?) to the Left’s Charlie Brown

I know this really should have gone up yesterday but I wanted to give it a day just in case there was more to this than meets the eye. Almost since the Moment Donald Trump was elected we have not only seen the media predict the fall of Trump but we have repeatedly heard the … Continue reading Mueller Lucy (Comey?) to the Left’s Charlie Brown

They Want to Make Him Pay

by baldilocks President Trump made an offer which the Democrats rejected before the speech was even given. Democrats were hopeful that @realDonaldTrump was finally willing to re-open government & proceed with a much-needed discussion to protect the border. Unfortunately, reports make clear that his proposal is a compilation of previously rejected initiatives. https://t.co/MFwebWSevG pic.twitter.com/yMTm4iP27h— Nancy … Continue reading They Want to Make Him Pay

Are we really interested in Syria?

The DoD recently announced the names of those who died in the suicide attack in Syria. Among them was CTIC Shannon Kent. The two questions I now get are one, Did you know her, and two, Why is the Navy over in Syria? Given her duty stations and our Navy being small, I'm surprised I … Continue reading Are we really interested in Syria?

The Orville in the AFC East

Jack Crab: I was an honored guest, and they game me a real treat for breakfast, boiled dog. Dog ain't bad neither now dog is greasy, but you'd be surprised how downright delicate the flavor is - especially when you're starving Little Big Man 1970 My youngest son has become a big fan of the … Continue reading The Orville in the AFC East

Lifson flashes the President’s Shutdown “Trump” card

In two minutes they were alongside, and the men came pouring on deck a hundred and twenty men laden with their small possessions, escorted by thirty of the Sunderland's hands. They were made welcome by the rest of the crew, all with broad grins. It was a peculiarity of the British pressed sailor that he … Continue reading Lifson flashes the President’s Shutdown “Trump” card

“The Color of Dreams” by Derri Daugherty provides pleasant aural dreamscapes

Miss me? Life spent most of 2018 punkpounding me on multiple fronts, hence my lengthy absence from this space. My deep thanks to Peter for his patience. Anyway, time to start catching up on things, starting with some new (well, it was new in August of last year) music by Derri Daugherty, guitarist/vocalist/tunesmith for veteran … Continue reading “The Color of Dreams” by Derri Daugherty provides pleasant aural dreamscapes

Can the president build the wall by declaring an emergency?

Whenever President Obama abused his constitutionally granted authority I called him out on it, and I intend to do the same with President Trump. As I begin to write this article I am still unsure if President Trump has the constitutional authority to construct the border wall by declaring a national emergency. This is a … Continue reading Can the president build the wall by declaring an emergency?