We should not be legislating toward ideals

This is going to sound obvious but, I think for all their similarities, there are vast differences between liberals and conservatives when it comes to dealing with reality.  I am not suggesting one side is delusional.  However, I am suggesting they deal with reality in fundamentally different ways.  … [Read more...]

New and stricter gun laws didn’t prevent Arapahoe High School shooting

After the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting, the political left in the state moved quickly to enact stricter new gun laws as a response.  Critics of this kind of reaction were quick to point out that gun laws don't stop people intent on doing harm to innocents.  Of course, this common sense … [Read more...]

Christianity is so offensive, we dare not speak it

Despite multiple surveys already being done on the issue (by pollsters more prestigious and reputable than I) of holiday greeting preferences, I conducted a survey of local shoppers for their preference.  Although the distribution of participants is localized to my surrounding area I think it serves … [Read more...]

Guest Post: I am the poster-child for the Democrat’s economic model

Atticus is the author of the progressive-right political and lifestyle blog BlogTruth. His experience spans almost a decade providing business and consulting services to firms across the globe. Stop by his blog and say hello. **I wrote this post about a year ago, but in light of recent … [Read more...]

Republicans still better at managing finances

The Democrats as a party are more than $18 million in debt and Republicans are sitting on a $12.5 million surplus.  I wonder how something like this happens? (CNN) -- The Democrats' numbers speak for themselves: Through August, 10 months after helping President Obama secure a second term, the DNC … [Read more...]

Jesus said: I was hungry and you didn’t give me food stamps…or something

The following clip is as sad as it is funny, _____________________________________________________ Let me help Ed Shultz's faith leader on this one.  It's 2 Thessalonians 3:10 "For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to … [Read more...]

If you’re Black and support Democrats, you’re lucky to be alive…literally

I've never understood how Blacks in America can so unwaveringly support the Democrat party writ large given how the party has supported policies which are proven to not be in their best interest.  If you are Black in America especially in a large city, being born is literally a crap shoot. And … [Read more...]

Open Thread: Responsibility and greed

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72% of Democrats, 83% of non-whites support suppressing the minority vote

For those on the political left, voter ID laws are a somewhat contentious subject.  The vocal liberals insist they are an attempt to suppress the minority vote.  For some reason it goes unnoticed that this implies minorities are either unable to figure out how to obtain a photo identification, or … [Read more...]

Republicans, Democrats and fiscal responsibility

Talking heads on the political right routinely accuse the political left of being fiscally irresponsible.  But each side will point to eras in America's political history where it seems the other side is responsible for the financial problems we're in as a nation.  Is there any way to objectively … [Read more...]

The demographics of government food assistance usage

I expect this to be controversial, but draw your attention to the differences.  Blacks are twice as likely as Whites, and Hispanics are one and a half times as likely to use the food stamp programs and Democrats are more than twice as likely as Republicans. I'm asking my readers to speculate as to … [Read more...]

Republicans and Conservatives are more proud to be American than Democrats and Liberals

I'll try to contain my shock.  I was actually thinking about this while I was riding my scooter this morning.  I passed by a house which was flying the American flag and underneath, the Gadsden flag.  I said to myself, 'there's no way that's a Liberal', and that's said.  It shouldn't be so easy to … [Read more...]

Detroit’s Debt

By TerranceH I haven't written anything in awhile due to lack of inspiration, but an article in today's Detroit Free Press gave me just the spur I needed to get back in the saddle. It's about the City of Detroit and  its $17 billion debt.  Soon, Detroit may hold the title for the … [Read more...]

It’s official: Liberal men are weak physically, too

This is too good not to post:(DailyMail) -- Men who are physically strong are more likely to take a right wing political stance, while weaker men are inclined to support the welfare state, according to a new study.Researchers discovered political motivations may have evolutionary links to physical … [Read more...]