Mel Gibson

According to Fox News, Mel Gibson may have a problem with Jews — he says that they’re responsible for all the wars, they’ve inflated the number of dead in the Holocaust, etc.   But Gibson likes one Jewish person a lot.

Moral Madness

As usual, Victor Davis Hanson writes an excellent editorial in the National Review about the lack of consistent moral direction.  I’ve excerpted some of the key paragraphs below: Our present generation too is on the brink of moral insanity. That

Hezbollah’s PR Machine

Clifford May, a former New York Times foreign correspondent writes in National Review, “… give Hezbollah, Syria, Iran, and other Islamist fascists credit: They understand the perverse psychology of their enemies, the infidels. They know how to confuse us, how

Democrats Without Direction

You may be aware that three-term incumbent Joe Lieberman and Edward “Ned” Lamont will vie for the title of Connecticut’s Democrat Senatorial Candidate in that state’s primary next Tuesday.  Even though Lieberman was the Democrat’s Vice Presidential candidate in 2000

Strange & Useless Facts

1. A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove. 2. A typical double mattress contains as many as two million house dust mites. 3. Approximately 68% of consumers receiving junk mail actually open the

The Story Behind Social Security

This little story was sent to me from Mark Clower.  Neither he nor I can vouch for its accuracy, but it’s interesting reading: Here is a little history on the Social Security Program.  Franklin Roosevelt, a Democrat, introduced the Social

Politics and Reality

Stephen Colbert recently interviewed Washington DC’s shadow member of Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton.  The YouTube web site has the very funny video, especially the part where Colbert argues with Norton about discrimination, sexual harassment, etc.

Power Vacation in Italy

I haven’t been posting on the Blog for the last week, because we just did a six day “power vacation” in Italy… We saw many of the sights in Rome – we went to see the Coliseum, Forum, Arch of

Break Point – Spadea Tennis Diary

When I first heard of the book “Break Point“, I thought it was going to be a “tell-all” story with a revealing, behind-the-scenes commentary on professional tennis (the Jose Conseco book on tennis).  While he does have comments about many