Expressions from the South

Courtesy of StrangeCosmos Exclamations: “Well, butter my butt and call me a biscuit.” Threats: “I’ll slap you so hard, your clothes will be outtastyle.” Good Things/Compliments: “Cute as a sack full of puppies.” The Weather: “It’s so dry, the trees

Less Government and More Freedom

A great article in the Wall Street Journal from the Senator from South Carolina… a few excerpts: Congress will never fix entitlements, simplify the tax code or balance the budget as long as members are more concerned with their own

I Inherited the Deficit

The Washington Post babbled again recently about Obama inheriting a huge deficit from Bush.  Amazingly enough, many citizens acccept this nonsense.  So once more, let’s have a short lesson in Civics: Budgets do not come from the White House. They

More Idiot Sightings

Idiot Sighting 5 – My daughter went to a local Taco Bell and ordered a taco.  She asked the person behind the counter for ‘minimal lettuce.’  He said he was sorry, but they only had iceberg lettuce.   Idiot Sighting 6

The Political Party of Lawyers

The Democratic Party has become the Lawyers Party. Barack Obama is a lawyer. Michelle Obama is a lawyer. Hillary Clinton is a lawyer. Bill Clinton is a lawyer. John Edwards is a lawyer. Elizabeth Edwards is a lawyer. Every Democrat

Green is now Blue

This “green” movement is very similar to the Obama candidacy — expectations set way too high.  In addition, you can’t coerce people into adopting environmentally-aware policies with threats.  Engineers know that there is no free lunch, and it’s all about making trade-offs amongst alternative

The Politics of Breast Cancer

Update – It appears that I’m not the only one asking this question….  A recent article in Breitbart from Alicia Colon observes: I come from a cancer riddled family. My father died of stomach cancer; my sister of leukemia, a