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RIP Kidd Kraddick

Kidd Kraddick suddenly passed away today while working to raise money for his charity, Kidd’s Kids. The following was found on  the KISSFM website: “It is with a very heavy heart, that I am sending you this e-mail.  It has been confirmed that Kidd Kraddick passed away today in New Orleans at a golf tournament […]

Court Orders Baby Veronica Adoption Finalized

This was the most heartbreaking case this year at the Supreme Court.  Here’s a high-level overview:  woman gets pregnant, boyfriend decides he wants nothing to do with the child, woman gives birth and puts the baby up for adoption, father all of the sudden decides that he wants custody and sues for custody citing the Indian […]

Experts Contradict Obama On Global Warming

President Obama recently introduced a sweeping plan to reduce global warming; however, experts are still saying that global warming is not accelerating the way that the President thinks it is.  Last week at a Senate committee hearing called, “Climate Change: Its Happening Now,” five experts were asked directly if President Obama is correct in his assertion that […]

Supreme Court Shuts Down Obama Agenda

I know it seems that Obama is getting his way with our Judicial Branch.  Obamacare was upheld, section 3 of DOMA was struck down.  However, sometimes the cases that don’t make the news are the big stories.  The Obama administration by all accounts is completely out of control.  The number of overreaching regulations is well-documented as all […]

Have I Done Any Good In The World Today?

I’ve been reflecting on the decision made by the Boy Scouts of America to allow boys and young men who self-identify as gay to participate in the program so long as they continue to adhere to the standards of the BSA. Some churches, like the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, have embraced this […]

Cory Monteith: A Tragic Loss, Potential Teaching Moment

As has been widely reported, Cory Monteith, Glee star and overall nice guy, died of a heroin and alcohol overdose last week. His death has rocked the Glee fan base as well as those he knew. Monteith had recently returned from drug rehab. (As a note, the most deadly time for an addict is right […]

DC Challenges Walmart

The new big box minimum wage bill passes.  The mayor still has the option to veto. The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers operating in the nation’s capital to pay their employees a “living wage” of at […]

Thoughts on Religion and Same-Sex Marriage

This is a really good article from the National Review discussing the impact to religious freedom as same-sex marriage gains steam in our society: We don’t yet know how the Supreme Court will rule next week in the Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act cases. But here’s what we do know: If same-sex marriage […]

Matthew Perry On Drug Courts: A Cost Effective Solution To Substance Abuse

As I said before in a previous post – there is no such thing as a victim-less crime. This includes drug possession and use. Often times, however, people fear that if you identify a legal problem, there is only one solution – jail. Enter drug courts. A little about drug courts: – Drug courts are […]

Guest Post: Merit-Based Green Card – An Aspect of Immigration Reform Conservatives Can Support

Persons seeking lawful permanent residency in the USA may soon be able to earn their way to a US green card.  This merit-based approach squares nicely with conservative notions of equality before the law and the wholly American orientation toward rewarding those who deserve it.  This approach, which will replace the entirely arbitrary system of […]

Why Obama is Bad for Black Americans

I got some comments on this article, calling me a racist and a dinosaur, so I thought I would take the time to articulate why Obama is not only bad news for Americans as a whole, but for black Americans specifically.  Let’s be honest- prior to being elected as President, he had no achievement record to speak […]