Tag Archive for "The Politically Correct"

Gun Hysteria – 5 Year Old Branded A Terrorist For Bubble Gun Threat

  First we strip-searched grandma at the airport after 9/11 and now we are branding bubble packing 5-year olds as terrorists.  Overreacting to events is one of the unfortunate hallmarks of American society, and we are clearly seeing this attribute play out in the aftermath of the horrible Sand Hook tragedy.  One of the ways…
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Top 10 Thinking Right Stories For 2012

   Operating only since September 1, 2012, Thinking Right generated 176,134 hits during its first four months of existence.  34 different stories generated at least 1,000 hits and the number and quality of comments was generally pretty good.  All in all I am very happy with the start.  First up is the top ten list…
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Time Magazine Reaches All-Time Low With Nomination Of Sandra Fluke As “Person Of The Year”

  UNFORTUNATELY, THIS IS NOT SATIRE – THIS IS REAL Beginning in 1927 when it had to make up for lost ground when it failed to put Charles Lindbergh on the cover after his world-changing trans-Atlantic flight (Time), Time Magazine has chosen a “person of the year” that most influenced the news or events of the past…
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Why Do We Tolerate The Racism Of The Washington Post?

  Demonstrating the worst of all tactics of censorship and intimidation, the Washington Post issued a racist attack on 97 House Republicans whose sole crime was to deign to express concern over the potential nomination of current United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice as Secretary of State.  (Washington Post Editorial)  Admittedly without a shred of evidence…
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I Am Right About Politics And You Are Wrong

  Living in a time of clear division in which a President faces choices that will mold our country in a permanent and lasting way.  Abraham Lincoln reunited the country with force when he faced the United States greatest crisis since independence.  Today President Obama faces a country that is equally divided and equally fragile….
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How Did The Media Of Woodward And Bernstein Disintegrate So Fast?

Reading the comments to many of these stories one theme is loud and consistent – Democrats believe what is printed in liberal publications or TV broadcasts (which is most of them) and Republicans read and watch the few conservative media sources. The one exception to the virtual liberal media stranglehold is radio which is predominately…
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What Do You Think?

  You have been listening to me blather on for the past 64 days – now that we are about 48 hours away from closing the polls I would really like to hear from you.  I won’t insult you with a meaningless poll about who you think will win any of the elections, I want…
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Is The Right To Live Less Important Than The Right To Vote?

  Watching the movie “Contagion” last night one of my oddball thoughts was thrust into my mind: “do Americans believe that the right to live is less important than the right to vote?”  In that movie a highly contagious new virus with a high mortality rate kills millions of people world-wide until late in the…
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Are We Living Orwell’s 1984?

  George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four was one of those books that I read at just at the right point in my life to have a real long-term impact on my philosophy.  When I read it 35 years ago. I reasonably drew parallels to events going on at that time in the communist world.  Never in my…
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Great Video Debunking GOP “War On Women”

  A really good friend of mine posted a link yesterday detailing the GOP “war on women.”  I read it really carefully several times and still felt like I was Tom Hanks in Big – I didn’t get it.  When I responded to the post that I “didn’t get it” I felt like I got…
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The Presidential Candidates, Social Issues, and the Constitution (Part 1)

Several days ago I saw a post on my face book where someone said they might vote for a Republican candidate except for the fact that Republicans did not support social issues such as GLBT. Others have posted in a similar fashion and cited Republican support for overturning Roe v. Wade, etc.  I have also…
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NBC Takes God Out Of Pledge Of Allegiance

  America’s Pledge of Allegiance is neither long nor complicated: “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”  Only 31 very powerful words until NBC television decided that was four words too many…
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