In the early days of the nation, back in 1789 at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention, a woman approached Ben Franklin and asked, "So what will we have Doctor [...]
Paul Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, asks, “What do you suppose it is like to be elected president of the United States only to find that [...]
Events have forced those who earlier warned of global warming to modulate their hysteria and instead ring the alarm for catastrophic “climate change” instead.
Why the nuance? If [...]
While after a hundred days the Obama administration may be spinnin' and grinnin', the rising chorus of criticism on the left evidences the disillusionment and disenchantment growing among those who [...]
For those who still remember the idealism of their youth, this link will take you back to Kent State University May 4, 1970.
On this day almost 40 years ago, the illusion that [...]
Clearly, Doug Karlberg's announcement, he'd be a candidate for Doug Smith's position at the Port of Bellingham, was the highlight of the week for local political junkies.
Congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio reports passing cap & trade legislation is business as usual in Washington, not always pretty to watch.“In exchange for votes to pass a controversial global [...]
Evidencing the emerging understanding that not all is right with the theories of global warming doomsayers, the completely mainstream Charles Osgood offers this in support of skeptics backing the solar/[...]
As we race towards a future fraught with economic and environmental uncertainty; and as global forces pull at our cherished freedoms and political institutions, at the risk of more ridicule [...]
The eternally committed Ralph Nader continues to follow and speak frankly about the affairs important to average Americans. In an article today at Counterpunch, The Greedsters are Back, Mr. Nader [...]
Mark Russell used to joke, “If you call your opponent a politician, it’s grounds for libel.”But I must admit I was amazed as the minions of the McShane [...]
Remember when Tricky Dick told reporters in California, “You won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore.” Remember when Dan McShane told us, after a brutally negative campaign for Mayor [...]
What do you know, and what do you take on faith? Who do you trust, and should you trust them? Do you believe that failing to reduce CO2 in the [...]
The good news for ordinary American taxpayers just keeps coming. Monday’s formal announcement of Treasury Secretary Geithner’s oft floated It-Ain’t-Really-a-Bailout Plan thrilled Wall Street. Why wouldn’t [...]
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it would buy $300 billion of long-term Treasurys over the next six months. The Fed also announced plans to buy an additional $750 billion in mortgage-backed securities. [...]
“I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us [...]
Kremen County has re-issued and revised its earlier Determination of Non-significance for the road to Vineyard Development. And as predicted (surprise, surprise) again determined it’s insignificant and no Environmental [...]
There’s a disturbing pattern emerging in the current administration’s approach to national problems. Last week they proposed to saddle the citizenry with the costs of salvaging a private [...]
It is difficult to appreciate the momentousness of the moment at hand as the struggle to resolve matters swirling in the banking sector come to the critical pass. The debate [...]
Our friend over at The Syre Times continues with great circularity to confound the growth debate. And what better way to begin than misstating the position of those opposed to [...]