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NFL and Vegas: A Forbidden Love Affair

NFL and Vegas: A Forbidden Love Affair

It’s like a longtime, dysfunctional relationship between two of your best friends. The NFL and Las Vegas. Their issues are many and deep, but they can’t seem to keep their hands off each other. Over the last few years, this
Commentary: Jerry Tarkanian Belongs in Hall of Fame

Commentary: Jerry Tarkanian Belongs in Hall of Fame

Few have changed the game of college basketball like former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian. To some, those changes have not been positive, and they think Tark should be locked up in an NCAA prison somewhere beneath O.J. Simpson’s Heisman
A Charlie Brown Christmas, The Real Story

A Charlie Brown Christmas, The Real Story

Every year at this time, the topic comes up around our house: “What is your favorite Christmas show?” Every year I give the same answer. That little ol’ half hour special that first aired in 1965, A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Benghazi Simplified, For The Media

Benghazi Simplified, For The Media

I hear my friends in the media strain over questions about Benghazi and I wonder why. There are simple answers here. Of course, what should be mentioned first is that most of the Activist Old Media have stopped covering the
Andrew Sullivan: Off The Deep End

Andrew Sullivan: Off The Deep End

“The Chris Matthews Show” is always good for entertainment. A handful of libs sitting around a small table chatting about how best they can get Dear Leader elected.  Once a week is about all of this anybody can take. Andrew
America, Finally Seeing the Real Mitt Romney

America, Finally Seeing the Real Mitt Romney

The media is trying to figure out how this happened. How could Mitt Romney be blasting his way to the top of the polls after just one debate? Would you like a very simple answer? Here it is: The media
Unprepared in Vegas

Unprepared in Vegas

The Hangover III The Empty Chair has better odds in Round Two.  Buster Douglas was better prepared for his fight against Evander Holyfield. Buster came to Vegas, took naps at the golf course, spend evenings at the buffets and decided
The Media's Coverups (For Now)

The Media's Coverups (For Now)

If the media is one thing—it is transparent. It is also leftist and predictable, but that would be three things. So, here we go with a prediction born of the leftist transparency we find with the Activist Old Media.  Sometime
Lying is The New Normal

Lying is The New Normal

Heaven help us. This president just goes out there and says whatever sounds good at the moment, and the Activist Old Media watches from the sidelines, or often, encourages the deception.  Or, I could use the harsh word and call
The Media and Obama Taking Us Down the Rabbit Hole

The Media and Obama Taking Us Down the Rabbit Hole

To re-elect Barack Obama, the media has a long list of what they expect us to believe. We would have to “suspend disbelief” (as Hillary Clinton once said of General David Petraeus) to vote for Barack Obama on November 6th.
A Subtle Form of Bias in Local News

A Subtle Form of Bias in Local News

Oh, the Activist Old Media finds many ways to blast people over the head with bias, but this common trick is much more subtle.  The networks send stories from the Mother Ship to their affiliates and you watch them on
Leftist Newsroom Chatter

Leftist Newsroom Chatter

This is the culture that Republicans and Mitt Romney are fighting during this election. Off-hand leftist comments in newsrooms are as common as Max Factor in the makeup room. This was just on display for all to hear.  I’ve spent
The Media and the Rhetoric

The Media and the Rhetoric

It’s just a little word and you have to be paying attention to catch it, but it changes everything.  ABC’s David Kerley talking about the upcoming Republican National Convention on Good Morning America: “In Tampa, expect to hear a lot of
The Media, Gas Prices, and the 2012 Election

The Media, Gas Prices, and the 2012 Election

Quick question here, what was the price of a gallon of gas the day Barack Obama took office?  I ask this question because the media is talking a lot about gas prices right now, but they are leaving out the
Obama Dishonest About Linking Romney To Murder

Obama Dishonest About Linking Romney To Murder

I don’t know what else to call this, other than a lie. Should I play nice and say it sounds like the President is being just a little disingenuous? Perhaps he didn’t know what was on his own web site.
Rolling Stone Cover? Paul Ryan, Rockstar

Rolling Stone Cover? Paul Ryan, Rockstar

Never forget the media template for this election. Barack Obama is the Rock Star who connects with voters on a level never before seen and there can be no other Rock Star. They pulled it off in 2008, they will
Defending Voter ID

Defending Voter ID

One of the biggest issues in this election, and every election as far as the eye can see, is stopping voter fraud. Preserving and protecting the process is essential to the future of our Republic. There have been recent victories

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