Tag Archive for "Personal Responsibility"

Standardized Testing And The Destruction Of America’s Education System

It is a tough time to be an American.  Suffering through the worst and most prolonged economic downturn of the last eight decades, America has taken a hit right to the solar plexus of its psyche.  This is particularly true regarding the state of the American education system.  Television commercials and political campaigns constantly bombard…
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Michelle Malkin Reports On Big Brother Monitoring And Selling Student Data

One of the common themes running through Thinking Right are the frightening parallels between today’s society and George Orwell’s 1984.  This last election showed all of America just how good the Obama Administration has become at generating and using personal information to their own ends as they created one of the most focused and succesful…
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United States Economy Headed For Meltdown

  Within the next six months the United States economy will suffer what economists call a “reset” and I call “meltdown.”  I really debated writing this piece because I have very little empirical evidence to support this conclusion and I urge you NOT to use my advice to alter your investment strategies.  However, during 2000…
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Rand Paul’s Fascinating Fillibuster Incredible Challenge To Left

One of the most fascinating dynamics I have ever seen is playing out before our eyes in the Senate right now.  At about noon E.D.T today, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul took the dais in the United States Senate and declared “I rise today to begin to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination for the C.I.A.,” Mr. Paul…
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Michelle Obama Strands Chicago School Kids Hungry For Hours

  Marie Antoinette brought on the French Revolution by telling the starving masses “let them eat cake.”  Michelle Obama left 6,500 public school children stranded hungry and thirsty for hours waiting to be the latest pieces of window dressing for the FIRST LADY (I put that in all caps because she really thinks she deserves…
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Facility Nurse Watches Patient Slowly Die, Refuses CPR

87 year-old Lorraine Bayless was enjoying lunch with her friends at the Glenwood Garden senior home in Bakersfield, California when she suddenly lost consciousness and collapsed to the floor.  Staff at the facility, including a nurse, immediately rushed to Ms. Bayless’ side and called 9-1-1.  Emergency dispatcher Tracey Halvorson answered the 9-1-1 call and immediately assessed that…
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Simple Solution To Ending Government Corruption – Terminate Pay

You would be hard pressed to find anyone that thinks that there is NO corruption in Washington and unfortunately it has become so enmeshed in our culture that most people just shrug their shoulders and say “what can you do?”  Both parties are equally culpable here and neither party really wants to take any action…
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Sequester 101 – What Is Really Going To Happen?

“Sequester” is the word of the week, but with all of the news coverage about the sequester you have to dig quite a bit to find out what it really means.  Much of the press coverage is about who will be at fault and who started this battle, but before we discuss its origins and…
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Obama’s Use Of Military During Oscar’s Violated Code

Invited to participate in the Oscar awards ceremony by a trade association receiving $1,200,000,000 in tax credits from the government, First Lady Michelle Obama chose to surround herself with members of the United States Military who were used purely as window dressing to make the First Lady look more impressive.  At no time during her…
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Mychal Massie’s Incredibly Articulate Critique Of Obama Presidency

Mychal Massie is a respected writer and talk show host in Los Angeles.  I rarely just run stories that are simply reprints of commentary published elsewhere, but I thought that this was a particularaly compelling piece. “The other evening on my twitter, a person asked me why I didn’t like the Obama’s? Specifically I was…
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Censorship By The Politically Correct (Pt. 1) – Conformity

  I did not live through the dark days of McCarthyism when there was a communist behind every bush, blacklists controlled who worked in Hollywood, liberal college professors had trouble obtaining tenure or getting published and conformity was forced down everyone’s throats in the name of “social norms,” but I guarantee you that I know…
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Penelope Soto Symbolic Of Incivility And Entitlement Of Youth Today

You have probably heard the story by now and I was off pursuing other interests when this story broke but I thought it was so symbolic of what is wrong with America today that I decided to run with it even though I am a day late.  When I sat down to write this post…
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