UN General Assembly Session and Obama more than useless!

The United Nations displayed its irrelevance in the world, when it couldn’t even keep Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from ignoring their warning to avoid hate speech, in particular against Israel. Ahmadinejad’s speech at the UN on Yom Kippur, probably the most important holiday of the Jewish year, threatened that since Israel has no roots in the Middle East and they would be eliminated. No one even threw their shoes at him, and the incompetence of this useless organization was evident. Excerpt – a token statement from...

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Poll – Campaign contributions should be limited – Not!

Media continues to try to form public opinion on Freedom of Speech as defined by the Supreme Court in its 5-4 decision in Citizens United versus Federal Election Commission, which excluded independent spending limits on corporations and unions for political elections up to election day, calling it a constitutionally protected form of political speech. Excerpts from Rockford RegisterStar: More than 8 in 10 Americans in a poll by The Associated Press and the National Constitution Center support limits on the amount of money given to groups that...

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What isn’t offensive language in today’s PC climate?

John M. Robinson, the Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Chief Diversity Officer at the U.S. State Department, wants American diplomats to know that common phrases like “holding down the fort” are, in fact, extremely offensive to native Americans. According to Robinson’s report in State Magazine, the phrase dates back to American soldiers on the western frontier who wanted to “hold down” all that land they stole. Robinson also warns against using terms such as “going Dutch,” “handicap” and “rule of thumb.” Predictably, his...

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Walker didn’t win because he outspent his opponent

Even after Governor Walker fended off the recall election, increasing his margin of victory by 60% over the election held 17 months ago, the media refused to acknowledge Walker’s decreased deficits, increased popularity and saving taxpayers millions of dollars. No, they reported that the reason Walker had won the recall election was that he had more money to spend than Milwaukee Mayor Barrett, money Walker had obtained only because of the recent Supreme Court decision, “Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.”...

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The plot of “For Greater Glory” sure sounds familiar

The new movie, “For Greater Glory,” directed by Dean Wright, with Andy Garcia and Eva Longoria, chronicles the Cristeros War (1926-1929) against the Mexican government’s attempt to “secularize” the country, which led to a rebellion by Catholics. The Cristero War, also known as La Cristiada, was an uprising and counter-reveloution set off by the persecution of Catholics and a ban on their public religious practices. The director describes his film about the armed resistance against the attempt to secularize Mexico...

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