“Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.” Mark Twain
Does a leopard change its spots? Does a tiger change its strips?
Newt Gingrich is what you might call a striped leopard or a spotted tiger. When it comes to what some see as the impending doom of climate change, the former speaker of the House is trying to have it both ways.
On December 20, at a campaign stop in Iowa, he looked more like a deer than a leopard or tiger – a deer caught in the headlights of an oncoming vehicle. When confronted by a woman who expressed concern about a chapter on climate change being written for his post election book on the environment by climate change apologist Katherine Hayhoe, Newt began backpedaling. “That’s not going to be in the book,” he said. “We didn’t know that they were doing that, and we told them to kill it.”
Ah, the proverbial “we.” Who are/is the we? The book’s editor, some unknown puppeteer who is out of sight pulling all the strings or Gingrich himself? Continue reading “Gingrich reignites Climate Change Controversy”
Earlier this month, in an interview with Matt Lauer, Barack Obama, lowered the standard for the nation’s chief of state when he used a vulgarity in an interview for the “Today Show.” Consumed with frustration over his inability to turn back the tide on the Gulf Coast, Barack Almighty delivered the now infamous line, “I want to know whose a – – to kick.” On Tuesday, he found one. No! He found two – the American people and the American economy.
In his Oval Office address to the nation, Obama was a cross between a slick politician and a bully.
Who is getting bullied? We are. Continue reading “Obama finds A– to Kick”
There she stands like a queen looking down on her subjects from the steps of her summer palace in San Francisco in her designer suits and her $300 haircut. Her aging skin is pulled tight from the latest nip and tuck from the royal cosmetic surgeon. If you look closely, that plastic smile has a hint of a sneer.
I couldn’t applaud when Nancy Pelosi became the first woman Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Just knowing that she is now third in line to the presidency makes my blood run cold. Continue reading “The Grinch who stole Prosperity”
I was in the process of convincing myself to cast a vote for John McCain for president next November when he held a press conference in Oregon that reminded me why I find that distasteful.
The long and short of it is, he panders! Continue reading “McCain running for Panderer in Chief”