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Obama’s Fourth Scandal

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Barack Obama is fighting for his political life, embroiled in three scandals: the criminal use of the IRS, using the Justice Department to spy on reporters and the cover-up of the attack in Benghazi.

There is a fourth scandal that is equally serious but is not being addressed because this cover-up involves both the administration and Congress, Democrats and Republicans.

Last week, the Pentagon released a report on the soaring number of sexual assaults in the military. These crimes have increased a whopping 129 percent since 2004. The confidential portion of this report indicates that some 26,000 members of our armed forces were sexual assaulted last year alone. However, only 3,347 of these assaults were reported. The reasons are as obvious as they are disturbing. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15th, 2013 at 10:01 pm


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Who, in their right mind, seriously thinks a woman has an equal chance to survive in a physical battle with a man?

Why, oh why, with one foot out the door, did Secretary of Defense Leon Pannetta announce on January 24, that he was opening all combat jobs to women?  What was he thinking?

Senator John McCain, a war hero who is long past retirement age, applauded the move.  What was he thinking?

Both of these men have stood tall in support of a strong national defense.  Why would they throw in the towel on an issue that is a lose-lose for our fighting forces as well as women in general?

Do they honestly think we will be better off as a nation when women are used as cannon fodder?

No, I think they just want to be liked by their friends on the left, their liberal friends with whom they rub elbows in the Capitol day after day.  They also want to be admired by the overwhelmingly left-of-center journalists, whom they hope will write nice things about them as they bid adieu to Washington and head off into the sunset.

At one time these were brave men.  Not anymore!  They are cowards! Read the rest of this entry »

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February 6th, 2013 at 5:00 pm

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Murphy Brown in Combat Boots

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Twenty years ago, Vice President Dan Quayle stepped on a liberal landmine by stating the obvious: The (then) extremely popular television show “Murphy Brown” was sending the wrong message to teenage girls about single motherhood.

Murphy Brown was doing quite well.  She made single motherhood look glamours and easy but most single mothers and their children are likely to live in poverty and die in poverty.

Last week,  presidential candidate Rick Santorum confronted another dangerous liberal myth, G.I. Jane. There is a reason this Demi Moore flick bombed at the box office and nearly ended her career. Even Hollywood fantasies must have a hint of truth. Read the rest of this entry »

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February 15th, 2012 at 6:00 pm

Throw Mama under the Tank

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Let’s be clear about one thing:  Radical feminists’ groups on the left hate the military. They would like to eliminate it, but since they can’t, they are hellbent on controlling it.  A major milestone toward that end was reached on Monday when a military advisory commission recommended our military end the policy that prevents women from serving in ground combat units.

Placing women in combat makes about as much sense as putting them in a shark feeding tank but radical feminists have been browbeating Congress and the Pentagon for the last several decades to make this a reality. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 10th, 2011 at 12:00 am

I am Woman hear me Whine!

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Thanks to Hillary Rodham Clinton, Helen Reddy will have to go back and rewrite the feminist’s theme song she penned in the early 70s. “I am Woman Hear Me Roar” obviously doesn’t cut it anymore.

With her back against the wall before the Democrat presidential primary in New Hampshire, Hillary cried. With her back against the wall in Texas, she whined. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 6th, 2008 at 12:00 am

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