Politics

“Enlightened Statesmen will Not Always be at the Helm”: Five Thoughts

In Federalist No. 10 James Madison warned that “Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm.” This leadership status has been true throughout much of our history. Sadly, it will be true in our future as well since our nation did not elect an enlightened statesman yesterday. Instead, as a nation, we chose a …

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Differences Between Democrats & Republicans, Liberals & Conservatives, Obama & McCain

I regularly read Obama 2.0 and just learned of some very interesting commentary by the talented founder of Macho Sauce Productions Alfonzo (Zo) Rachel. In his own words, Zo is a “musician, martial artist, amateure movie makin’, Christian conservative republican.” His latest video is entitled 1 More B4 11 04 and builds a strong case …

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Did Pelosi Deliberately Poison the Bailout Package Vote?

A few hours ago the U.S. House of Representatives defeated the $700 billion “emergency rescue” package designed to boost our nation’s financial systems and prevent an economic meltdown. More than two-thirds of Republicans and 40% of Democrats voted against this legislation. AP Reporter Julie Hieschfeld Davis reported the following comments from Speaker of the House …

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Right vs. Left: An Analogy in 60 Seconds

Recently somebody suggested that Presidential preferences are like this: “The ‘right’ wants a President they can have a beer with. The ‘left’ just wants someone really smarter than them.” My reply was something like the following: I think its deeper than the “beer and smarts” analogy suggested above. The right wants to know confidently that …

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Kevin Hassett: “Democrats Created the Financial Crisis”

Yesterday director of economic-policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute and Bloomberg News columnist Kevin Hasset reported at Bloomberg.com that Democrats are the ones who created the current financial crisis that we find ourselves in as a nation. According to his commentary, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “exploded” and injured many bystanders (some fatally). “Take away …

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