A tale of two troops. One is exchanged for the release of five terrorists; another sits in a Mexican jail. What’s wrong with this picture?
Ever think of those “good old” days when everything was cheaper and, of course, simpler? Well, were they or weren’t they?
Another crisis for our crisis-addicted country: We’ve run out of money to pay for building roads and bridges and maintaining them.
President Obama has declared he’ll settle the immigration issue by executive order if Congress doesn’t agree to an amnesty program for the millions already here.
Saying we should just back out to our own shores is easy, but doing it is more difficult than getting into messes abroad. There are consequences, long and short term.
Extremists are all the same. They suggest ideas ranging from fascism to anarchy, but punishment doesn’t always appear to be equal.
Children can’t be cut loose without any resources; we’re going to have to take care of these new arrivals. The problem is that the more we provide, the more come.
If you want your meat and potatoes for your kids, get them at the grocery store. Also, be careful what you wish (or vote) for.
Yes, guns present problems, but so do knives and cars and anything else that is handy. At the root of the problem is the person using the weapons.
The more we begin to pigeon-hole people by any one, two or three or four government-defined categories of race, diversity and interest, the more we promote segregation.
Let’s be clear: I don’t think the economy is going to fold up again. The trend is slowly upward, but it’s a fragile stairwell that could be shaken by internal and external events.
Drill, baby, drill. I’m sure I wrote that in a column sometime in past few years. But don’t rush to the beaches to fend off the oil rigs about to sprout along our beaches.