Deanna Murray

Koch Brothers: Money Can't Solve Our Problems

I know money’s what makes the world go around – but is it the key to beating a constitutionally corrupt president? If so, then this weekend’s three-day retreat in California, attended by some of the richest billionaires (is there really

Tokidoki Barbie: The Conservative Hipster

I really hated Trailer Trash Barbie. Remember her? The knocked up Barbie doll from the late 1990s wearing a teeny tiny skirt and tube top? The thing is I probably didn’t hate it for the same reason the mainstream conservative

Firearms in Pop Music: A Second Amendment Mix Tape

One of the most difficult and frustrating activities in the world right now is online job searching, but every now and then I’ll find a posting that tweaks my interest enough to actually get me imagining myself in a job

Don't Let Fear Freeze Our Need to Act Now

I have a deathly fear of water. I’ve always been kinda shy around it – even as a kid. But this turned into a full-blown fright fest when I was working at my first newspaper as an obituary clerk. In

Why 9/11 Talking Points Are Un-American

Talking points. Anyone standing in front of a group of people, representing an organization or focused message has ’em, just in case the person speaking decides to veer off topic and start discussing the lunch that gave him heartburn. Yeah,

True Patriotism: Why We're So Far Off Base

‘I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him …’ — Abraham Lincoln, On the meaning of true patriotism

Leftist's Playlist: Let's Play Those Lyin' Songs

You ever have those days where pretty much every single thing you hear coming out of someone’s mouth sounds like a lie? Call ’em cynical days – or days of heightened awareness, but I’m totally having one of those days.

How Will US Respond To Pakistan Backstab?

When I was in the seventh grade, I had this huge crush on one of the basketball players at school. He was a little older than me, but I didn’t really care. I told my best friend at the time

'Submissive Wife' Not What Left Thinks it Is

In Thursday’s FOX News GOP Presidential Debate, a resounding roar of ‘boos’ filled the auditorium when debate moderator Washington Examiner Columnist Byron York asked Congresswoman Michele Bachmann whether she would be “submissive to her husband” if she were elected president.

Girl Power Not Evident On Super Committee: WHY?

I believe in girl power. I’ve been a proponent of it long before the ridiculous Power Puff Girls and those sassy Spice Girls made the term part of our vernacular. I’m of the mind a woman can do anything she

Smokin' Tea: Does It Count If You Don't Inhale?

Don’t you just love it when a political figure opens up his or her mouth and out comes STUPID? Unfortunately, the blubbering of absolute absurdity happens on the left AND the right, but former DNC chairman Howard Dean, appearing this