Category Archives: Opinions and Op-Eds

Grijalva HQ evacuated. Tea Party blamed.

Earlier today the Tucson campaign headquarters of Rep. Raul Grijalva was evacuated after a suspicious package with swastikas on the envelope was opened and found to contain an (according to TPD) “unknown powdery substance,” possibly toxic. No one was injured. Since … Continue reading

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How many elections will courts decide instead of the voters?

With just more than two weeks to go until the election there is cause for concern about an issue that is not being openly talked about, yet. This election has more to-close-to-call races going against ensconced incumbents than ever before. … Continue reading

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Pink and the National Football League

I’m a fairly hard-core NFL football fan and I feel I must proclaim that there is something fundamentally wrong with professional football players wearing pink accessories with their team uniform colors. Don’t get me wrong, the Susan G. Komen Foundation … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert: The Congress and the jester

Stephen Colbert, the conservative comedic news commentary guy from the Comedy Channel’s Colbert Report made a mockery of the United States Congress. During contrived testimony before a House immigration subcommittee most people never knew existed, Colbert departed from his prepared … Continue reading

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Indiana Rep. Mike Pence, a politician for the future

Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana, chairman of the House Republican Conference, gave a speech Monday at Hillsdale College on the topic of “The Presidency.” The American Spectator’s editors thought the entire speech worth reading. I had the pleasure of meeting … Continue reading

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Perspectives and contrasts

“We all had that one moment in our lives,”  David C. Dolby said about his fellow Medal of Honor awardees. Dolby got his medal for actions during one of his five tours of duty in Vietnam. He died in August. An American … Continue reading

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It’s not real holy Holy Ground after all

Jed Babbin looks at the conflict between America and Islam nine years after the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.  It’s a frank examination of the motives of Imam Feisal Rauf and President Barack Obama at play in the Cordoba … Continue reading

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