Archives for January 2014
You, like me, may have long ago learned that investing in wine is both enjoyable and offers a good store of value. Debbie and I focus on France’s Burgundy and Rhone Valley regions. As far as wines from outside these two areas, we focus on the Pinot Noir’s of the Willamette Valley Oregon, so I […]
The following story by Pat Buchanan is so grizzly that you may want to cry. These are the only words satisfactory to introduce the disgraceful scenario that unfolds here. At the Cold War’s end, the GOP reached a fork in the road. The determination of Middle Americans to preserve the country they grew up in, […]
In today’s WSJ, Peggy Noonan laments the emotional and tangible distance between Washington and the rest of America, between the federal government and the people. Washington has become an alien and hostile power. The IRS is going to be investigated, not by the FBI, but by a department lawyer who is a campaign contributor to the […]
P.J. O’Rourke is a regular at Cato Institute gatherings, lacing the proceedings with brilliant comedy.
Beretta has announced plans to build a factory in Tennessee and not in Maryland where it has been for 35 years. The new facility will create 300 jobs. Maryland’s Governor Martin O’Malley (D) and his anti-Second Amendment Firearm Safety Act of 2013 are to blame for the departure. Our Liberty and Freedom map shows you […]
Charles Krauthammer draws attention to Obama’s ongoing failure to uphold the law. Charles also outlines what might happen were Republicans to act in a similar fashion. “You can have executive orders that implement already existing laws, but what Obama has done in the DREAM Act . . . is unbelievably unconstitutional,” Charles Krauthammer said on Special Report tonight.
The Wall Street Journal’s Notable & Quotable: From a Jan. 27 letter to Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Nancy Pelosi from Terry O’Sullivan, general president of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, and D. Taylor, general president of the Unite Here labor union: Once we realized the [Affordable Care Act] would not let us keep the health […]
I did not post yesterday on that delusional Obama state of the union address, as I did not watch the spectacle. I certainly had no intention of ruining what had been a wonderful Key West day, which ended with fresh pan-seared local Rose fish and Adelsheim Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. OK then, when was this fellow […]
Reactions to this year’s address and the state of the Obama presidency courtesy of NRO.com. [SlideDeck2 id=18920 iframe=1]