“The Path to 9/11”

On the fifth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, ABC released a controversial movie detailing what I would describe as government failures that led to the worst terrorist strike on American soil. The film began with the first attempt by Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda to destroy the World Trade Center in 1993, in theContinue reading ““The Path to 9/11””

A Mexican History Lesson

If you have been watching the mass protests by Hispanic groups across the nation on any other network than Fox News, you would probably come to the conclusion that it is simply a demonstration by patriotic citizens and immigrants angry over the possibility of new restrictions imposed by Congress. Though there have been some whoContinue reading “A Mexican History Lesson”

Politics vs. Statesmanship in the Immigration Debate

The current national debate over immigration reform has caused me to think deeply about what is actually happening in our country. What we are seeing right before our eyes is a bunch of politicians defying the clear will of the vast majority of the American people. Poll after poll clearly show that upwards of 75Continue reading “Politics vs. Statesmanship in the Immigration Debate”

The Coming Supreme Court Fight

Many conservatives were understandably outraged at President Bush’s recent choice of White House counsel Harriet Miers as his nominee to the United States Supreme Court. Bush promised a reshaping of the Court with justices in the mold of Scalia and Thomas but what we have been given are two stealth nominees, one with a veryContinue reading “The Coming Supreme Court Fight”

Bush and the Presidential Veto

To ensure proper checks and balances for the executive branch of government, our Founding Fathers wisely gave the president the power to veto legislation passed by Congress. This gave the chief executive enormous power over the legislative branch, though a veto could be overridden with a vote of two-thirds of the members of both housesContinue reading “Bush and the Presidential Veto”

Gas Prices and the Energy Bill That Wasn’t

Even though I am not a huge fan of George W. Bush, I always took great offense at those who attacked him and Dick Cheney for crafting policy that would enrich their oil buddies at the expense of the American taxpayer, charges often without a shred of proof. But as the price of crude andContinue reading “Gas Prices and the Energy Bill That Wasn’t”

It’s Immigration Stupid!

With the recent terrorist attacks in London and the latest threats from Al Qaeda, Americans should finally learn a vital lesson that has been lost on our illustrious leaders in Washington since September 11, 2001. The problem with Islamic terrorism is not security but immigration. Liberal immigration policies for decades by the West have placedContinue reading “It’s Immigration Stupid!”

CAFTA: Another Free Trade Disaster

Last week the House of Representatives, following the action of the Senate, and using a variety of arm-twisting and brow-beating tactics, passed yet another free trade package that promises to be a boom to the U.S. economy. CAFTA, or Central American Free Trade Agreement, would open the American market to six Latin American nations –Continue reading “CAFTA: Another Free Trade Disaster”

The Real Lessons of Vietnam

Since 1975, in any engagement involving the U.S. military, particularly major wars such as Desert Storm, Afghanistan, and Operation Iraqi Freedom, liberals have warned of the possibility of getting into “another Vietnam.” We hear it all day, every day. Yet the real lessons of the Vietnam War have yet to be learned. And as weContinue reading “The Real Lessons of Vietnam”

Are You Star Trek or Star Wars?

With the release of Episode III, the final installment of George Lucas’s classic saga, we can now ask ourselves what is the true legacy of Star Wars. But better yet, while doing this, let us also consider that other famous space flick Star Trek. For both series’ have far different outlooks on the future. SimplyContinue reading “Are You Star Trek or Star Wars?”