Browsing All Posts filed under »Former President George W. Bush«

Obama’s Middle East Legacy: A Catastrophic Humanitarian Crisis

September 9, 2015 by


Action and Inaction Have Consequences By Mark Alexander ~ “A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must be, in practice, a bad government.” —Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69 (1787) There has […]

Jihadists Attack Texas Art Exhibit of Muhammad Images + More – Daily Digest

May 4, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “There is no maxim in my opinion which is more liable to be misapplied, and which therefore needs elucidation than the current one that the interest of the majority is the political standard of right and wrong.” —James Madison, letter to James Monroe, 1786 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Jihadists Attack Texas […]

Obama Revises His 2008 Messianic Message on Economy + More – Daily Digest

April 13, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them.” –Joseph Story, Commentaries on the […]

The Selfie Debate Is Over + More – Daily Digest

February 13, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Liberty is to faction, what air is to fire, an aliment without which it instantly expires. But it could not be a less folly to abolish liberty, which is essential to political life, because it nourishes faction, than it would be to wish the annihilation of air, which is essential […]

Pilot Burned Alive? Why????

February 6, 2015 by


The New Islamic Terrorist Group (AMT) By: Dave Gaubatz   Why did ISIS resort to burning a man alive?  Keep in mind Islamic terrorist groups have murdered, raped, and tortured innocent children in the name of Islam.  The burning of a man is really not news.  These people are evil.  In Islam the torture and […]

GOP Majorities — Now What?

January 14, 2015 by


There Is Good News, if Republican Leaders Are Teachable By Mark Alexander ~ “A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” –Alexander Hamilton (1775) Prior to the 2014 midterm election, I wrote a column titled, “GOP Senate Majority – Then What?” Last week, the substantial […]

Bye Bye Babs, and a Note of Thanks + More – Daily Digest

January 9, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone […]

Judge Declares Obama Amnesty Unconstitutional + More – Daily Digest

December 17, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors. The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest. Only aim to […]

Gruber Testifies + More – Daily Digest

December 9, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “To judge from the history of mankind, we shall be compelled to conclude that the fiery and destructive passions of war reign in the human breast with much more powerful sway than the mild and beneficent sentiments of peace; and that to model our political systems upon speculations of lasting […]

Bombs Away – Humor

October 13, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ Artificial Intelligence JV Forever Even Jimmy Carter Obama Clubbed by Piers Morgan Full of It Obama Derangement Syndrome Ebola Quote: Jimmy Fallon The CDC and Batman And That, Class… 1928 Read more excellent articles at The Patriot Post  Related Posts: More Bad News For Secret Service As the world begins to question the […]

Are We Better Off Than Six Years Ago? + More – Daily Digest

October 3, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The people of the U.S. owe their Independence & their liberty, to the wisdom of descrying in the minute tax of 3 pence on tea, the magnitude of the evil comprized in the precedent. Let them exert the same wisdom, in watching agst every evil lurking under plausible disguises, and […]

I’m a Rambling Man

September 14, 2014 by


It’s been a hectic summer since I last wrote 2 articles about ISIS/L quickly moving into Iraq and the release of Bowe Bergdahl. I wrote those pieces during the first half of June. While the Bergdahl story has all but disappeared as we await the decision by military investigators on whether or not to court […]

Ferguson Erupts in Violence Again as National Guard Is Deployed + More – Daily Digest

August 18, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[N]either the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” –Samuel Adams, essay in The Public Advertiser, 1749 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Ferguson Erupts in Violence Again as National Guard Is Deployed Missouri Democrat Gov. Jay Nixon ordered […]

Hope & Change Tops $7 Trillion + More – Daily Digest

August 5, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[A] rigid economy of the public contributions and absolute interdiction of all useless expenses will go far towards keeping the government honest and unoppressive.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Marquis de Lafayette, 1823 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Hope & Change Tops $7 Trillion Barack Obama, the man who chastised George W. […]

Middle East Meltdown — Just Blame Bush! Debating “Bush Derangement Syndrome”

June 18, 2014 by


By Mark Alexander~ “I will not believe our labors are lost. I shall not die without a hope that light and liberty are on a steady advance.” –Thomas Jefferson (1821) Last weekend, in violation of my longstanding debate rule, “Don’t Swap Spit with a Jackass” (or any Democratic Party mascot), I deliberately ventured into a […]

The Rise and Fall of the Biden-Obama Policy on Iraq

June 14, 2014 by


Within 96 hours the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sahel (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, depending on who you are talking to, went from being an active player in Syria and controlling Fallujah and Ramadi to taking over Mosul, Tikrit […]

Down Under Gun Control + More – Daily Digest

June 11, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “In disquisitions of every kind there are certain primary truths, or first principles, upon which all subsequent reasoning must depend.” –Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 31, 1788 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Down Under Gun Control Following the latest high-profile shootings, Barack Obama told America it needs to do some “soul searching” […]

Tea Party’s Primary Mission + More – Daily Digest

May 21, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for, among old parchments, or musty records. They are written, as with a sun beam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.” –Alexander […]

800,000 Leave Workforce + More – Daily Digest

May 2, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred they bore to his political opinions.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to […]

Making the Hard Sell + More – Daily Digest

March 24, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence.” –John Adams, A Defense of the American Constitutions, 1787 TOP 5 RIGHT […]

CBO Rebuts Obama Again + More – Daily Digest

February 19, 2014 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates in the human heart is sufficient to satisfy […]

Finding the Good in an Uninspiring Year

December 29, 2013 by


Encouraging signs for 2014 can be found — sometimes it’s best to look close to home. By Peggy Noonan ~ Home, night, fireplace crackling. A long, good day followed by quiet, peace and a chance to reflect. The past year was not the most satisfying politically, not the most exalted or inspiring. Republicans suffered an […]

ATF Takes Advantage of Mentally Challenged, Flouts Gun Laws and More Monday Digest

December 16, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Were the pictures which have been drawn by the political jealousy of some among us, faithful likenesses of the human character, the inference would be that there is not sufficient virtue among men for self-government; and that nothing less than the chains of despotism can restrain them from destroying and […]

I’ve Got Email

December 13, 2013 by


By Burt Prelutsky · Recently, a friend, Mel Calvert, suggested that in light of the fact that I respond to comments from my readers, it would be a good idea if I shared some of the exchanges with others. It seemed like a swell idea. The best thing about it is that, for once, I […]