The Classic American Western As Emblem of Historic American Culture
Since the beginning of the twentieth century one of the newer art forms and expressions of our culture has been cinema—“motion pictures.” It was the novelty of live theater and acting captured as moving images in film and presented on a screen. In many respects, like other art forms, film represents what is happening in our culture. At its very finest it is capable of shining a vivid light on our beliefs and values, portraying them, dissecting them, and, like other art forms, it may be used as an instrument to affect or even shape our outlook and our politics. Continue reading
Question: If someone sells you on something with false advertising and it does the exact opposite of what was promised, are you not entitled to return the product and get a refund? In fact, if the product caused you harm, should you not in addition be compensated for damages?
Consider that when Senator Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) was pushing the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 (S.500) on the Senate floor, he said, “First, our cities will not be flooded with a million immigrants annually.”
Actually, he was right. We now absorb more than a million immigrants annually. Continue reading
Donald Trump’s “s—hole” remark is Exhibit A in what’s wrong with politics in the U.S. and also what drives Trump supporters like me to primal screams while climbing up the wall.
In case you have been on Mars the last few days, DACA (Deferred Action for Child Arrivals) and the potential for a government “shutdown” if a budget deal is not reached have been front and center. Don’t get me started on the budget process, which has become less about the proper role and priorities of government and more about what political advantage can be gained from the brinkmanship of a possible shutdown. Continue reading
No Sniveling Snowflakes here…
~ Forewords ~
Our grandparents understood the value of character. “We learned to look a man in the eye, and judge him by the grasp of his hand. Wealth and education aren’t as important as the way a man approaches life,” The parents of today feel that the old ways to raise children are inferior to theirs. Judging by the troubles of our children and young adults, what do you think? To save America we must save one child at a time. ~ Rosemary Stein, MD
“Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” ~ Emma Lazarus
These lines appear on a bronze plaque that was installed in 1903 at the base of the Statue of Liberty. Lazarus was a Jewish poet who greatly admired Henry George, an economist who helped spark the progressive era.
It’s an era that brought us the Federal Reserve, the Income Tax, endless foreign wars, myriad social programs, the UN, globalism and the worship of big government. Continue reading
The outrage! The shock! The lament! The disgust! The inevitable head-shaking and finally the calls of racism. Racist. Everything is racist. The media’s reaction to Donald Trump follows this tight time-schedule that even Mussolini would be amazed at. This week’s offense by Trump are the comments he supposedly made during a closed door meeting with both Democrats and Republicans where he called certain countries “sh*tholes.”
But what is a sh*thole? Why is CNN so outraged – outraged! that they had to repeat it over 36 times while apologizing to their flock about having to say it…36 times!? Surely they have heard the word before. Most certainly because many in the media have used the word to describe red states in this country. Never mind that most of the Democratic strong holds are so nasty that even the rats have moved away (I am talking about the sh*tholes of Detroit, central Houston, most of Baltimore, Camden, N.J., and of course, the rest of the sh*tholes we all avoid). Continue reading
Urban Dictionary clears it up.
“A sh*t hole by any other name would smell as sh**ty” ~ Romeo and Juliet, Act II. Scene II (sort of). ~ With a wink and a nod to William Shakespeare
With his head up his sh*t hole
“A horrible place that is considered (by the majority of thinking members of homo sapiens) completely undesirable to live, work, or play in. Oftentimes, but not always, shit holes can smell real bad as a result of cow/horse manure, methane or the like.” Hence, the origin of the term. Continue reading
President Trump is playing the Democrats and Establishment Republicans like a fiddle. During his televised immigration meeting, he told the group assembled that he trusted them and would sign whatever they sent to him.
Conservatives even myself gasped. Could he really be betraying his main 2016 promise?
Of course not. This past week, a group of RINOs including Lindsey Graham-nesty and Jeff Flake showed up at the White House to show Trump what they had come up with. They said that their bill would be able to get 60 votes. Continue reading
It appears that every non-conservative individual or group in this Country has lost their freaking minds!! I have never seen such utter chaos than what we are seeing today!! And an awful lot of it is downright ugly, immoral and vulgar both in words and actions, and in many cases unlawful.
Pick a subject. Any one you want. Write about it. And no matter what it is…you’ll soon see a firestorm of responses filled with hate, bigotry, foul language, bitterness, race-baiting, name calling and even threats on your life. Is this what the most advanced society and freedom-loving Country in the world has come to? Continue reading
The negotiations on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), opened under a false sense of urgency by President Trump, the “stable genius” and “great negotiator”, and sixteen senators and seven House members, on Tuesday January 9th 2018, in an ineffectual move to protect 800,000 DACA recipients from potential deportation, once DACA ends on March 5th. These negotiations represent the lowest moment of the Trump presidency, nothing more and nothing less than another amnesty for illegal aliens and the Democrats’ first step towards a full amnesty for nearly forty million illegal aliens [government stats 11 to 12 million], a betrayal of America. Continue reading
From energy and spending, to climate and debate – silencing all dissenting voices is essential
~ Foreword ~
This wide-ranging discussion of economic, energy, climate and free speech – as practiced by Blue State governments and activist allies – explains why America is lucky it’s governed by President Trump, a Republican Congress, and mostly Red State governors and legislators, instead of by certain potential alternatives. Those alternative entities are presiding over tax and regulatory regimes, mountains of debt, intransigent public sector unions, and anti-nuclear, anti-fossil fuel energy policies that are anything but business friendly. Worse, they show no signs of abating.
These politicians are desperate for scapegoats – anything to deflect attention away from their failures and incompetence. ~ P.D.
I have never seen so many uplifting comments and general conversation as I have over the past 24 hours. Yes my friends – we are speaking of THOSE 24 hours, where free speech once again roamed the land… Roamed the land my butt – it tore through this nation and around the world like another Tsunami.
I am talking about that never to be forgotten phrase, “Sh*t Hole” uttered by our illustrious and vociferous leader, Donald Trump. Continue reading
The claim that immigrants from all countries are good for America, as well as calling those who question it “racists”, are invalid and are consequences of hostile sophistry that the Liberal ideology has become. In the context of the fury brought by the latest (alleged) rant emanating from the mouth of Trump, they are merely indications of wide-spread anti-white hate and the expressions of hostility towards white America. Continue reading