Politics

Politics

The Mystery of Chief Justice John Roberts

Often the best way to understand a person is by contrasting him with someone who faced a similar type of crisis. Consider Sir Thomas More, who lived during the early part of the Sixteenth Century. He

Mysteries

Harry Reid and the Imp of the Perverse

A news story that appeared last Friday made me and a lot of other people chuckle. But it also made me pause for thought. In CNN online,

Everyday Symbolism

May the Spirit of Davey Crockett Obliterate Obamacare

“Born on a mountain top in Tennessee Greenest state in the Land of the Free Raised in the woods so's he knew every tree

Mysteries

The Anxiety Underlying Global Warming Hysteria

Why is it that the overwhelming majority of people who fear “global warming” are politically left of center? The obvious answer is that the left

Mysteries

The New Ugly Americans: from Being Hated to Being Despised

Would you rather be hated or be despised? They are not synonymous. Hate is often an amalgam of other emotions — such as loathing,

Mysteries

Socialism’s Incestuous Relation to the Mother

A nation with a socialized economy is aptly called a “nanny state.” Like an overly protective mother, it stifles self-reliance, individual initiative,

Everyday Symbolism

Why Obama Eats Egg Whites for Breakfast

Everything we do, no matter how minor, reveals who we are. That is why a good film director might have an actor perform

Mysteries

John McCain’s Fatal Flaw

“Virtue would not go to such lengths if vanity did not keep her company.” ~François de la Rochefoucauld. Would you rather be right. There is no doubt that he is a person

Mysteries

The Secret to Defeating Demagogue Obama

(Getting political, as I am in this post, might mean that I alienate and lose half of my readers, which probably comes out to about four

Mysteries

Radical Islam’s Theological Achilles’ Heel

Osama bin Laden-Here is an example of a political mystery in broad daylight: our chances of winning the propaganda wars against radical Islam

Mysteries

Elliot Spitzer’s Shadow

As is so often the case with people, the source of their enthusiasm and success, paradoxically, becomes their nemesis. The deposed governor of New York, Elliot Spitzer,