Obama Inauguration

Rohrabacher asks Iraq to Pay US Occupation Costs

HT to our friends at Crooks and Liars for this story on OC Congressman Dana Rohrabacher asking the Iraqis to pay for the US occupation of their country.  It also gives you an idea of what C&L thinks of it when they use the word “whackjob” in the headline of the story. The Huntington Beach…

IPSF Gala is Tonight; Is John Campbell coming?

The Irvine Public Schools Foundation Gala will take place tonight at Kia’s Headquarters in Irvine. The Gala is a fundraiser for IUSD schools and will honor some of the best and brightest graduates as IPSF raises money to offset an estimated $22 million deficit that is causing furloughs and parents like me, who value education, more…

The Failure of Supply Side Economics

The Register’s Brian Calle and John Seiler have both weighed in on our repsonse post about the failure of Reaganomics, better described as “supply side economics” citing the 40th president’s view that placing more money in the hands of Americans is a better way to go and that President Obama should heed the advice of…

Shout the Good News! Rick Warren’s Conversion

When accessing the political apologetics of evangelicals, it is tempting to deal with them on their own terms and question whether their contrition is perfect and sincere enough to remove the stain that their sins have placed on their souls. In Christian terms, forgiveness for sin requires a deep and sincere change of heart accompanied…

California GOP is a Cult?

Hat tip to Marty Wisckol of Total Buzz for this item that shows the California GOP in steep decline. My favorite line from the post, which quotes former state GOP leader Allan Hoffenblum, was this: “The party is in serious trouble,” he said. “It’s crumbling beneath their feet, and they’re out there trying to defeat more…

Five Ways that Obama Should NOT Emulate Lincoln

Much has been made of Barack Obama’s identification with Abraham Lincoln. Of course, Lincoln makes a powerful role model for any president, especially in troubled times. But there are at least ways in which Obama should not follow Lincoln’s example, and five corresponding ways in which Lincoln should serve Obama as an example of what NOT to do.