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  • Why the surprise? Why the urgency?

    01/12/2011 9:55:54 AM PST · by In Bold Colors · 1 replies
    www.stoptheacluu.com ^ | 01/12/2011 | Roger E. Skoff
    It's the same old left-wing demagogic rhetoric: Cover yourself by saying in front that there's no reason to believe what you're about to say, and then go ahead and say it anyway. That way, no one can sue you and you can spread all the lies and wild misrepresentations you want, while still cloaking yourself in a mantle of judicious reasoning and genteel respectability. The Left - the self-styled intelligentsia of this poor benighted country - do it all the time, so their doing it now should come as no surprise. What IS a suprise is...
  • Why the surprise? What's the urgency?

    01/12/2011 9:36:27 AM PST · by In Bold Colors · 2 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 01/12/2011 | Roger E. Skoff
    It's the same old left-wing demagogic rhetoric: Cover yourself by saying in front that there's no reason to believe what you're about to say, and then go ahead and say it anyway. That way no one can sue you and you can spread all the lies and wild misrepresentations you want, while still cloaking yourself in a mantle of judicious reasoning and genteel respectability. The Left - the self-styled intelligentsia of this poor benighted country - do it all the time so.......
  • Who the hell is Matt Taibbi? And who the hell cares?

    09/30/2010 10:54:28 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 10 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/30/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Matt Taibbi says that Sarah Palin's speeches are "...usually a tired succession of half-coherent one-liners dumped on ravenous audiences like chum to sharks." He says that he can't imagine a better snapshot of everything the Tea Party represents than "a hall full of elderly white people in Medicare-paid scooters railing against government spending and imagining themsleves revolutionaries..." and goes on to say that Tea Partyers are "...full of s... All of them." "At the voter level", he says.......
  • It's all lies

    09/29/2010 8:53:00 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 3 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/29/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Regardless of what anybody on either side of the aisle may think of them otherwise, no one can deny that, in at least one amazing way, Mike Huckabee and Sarah Palin are two of the most unique and remarkable politicians of our time. When somebody asks them a question, they actually answer it! They don't answer some other question that they might like better, or that might make them look or sound better, or give them a better opportunity to work in or repeat more of their talking points; they don't....
  • Why there's chocolate ice cream

    09/14/2010 9:16:08 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 23 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/14/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Do you know why there's chocolate ice cream? It's because some people don't like vanilla! Thay might seem obvious, but it's a lesson that the leaders of the Republican Party have apparently never learned. People who don't like vanilla ice cream don't want "Vanilla Bean" or "French Vanilla" or "Vanilla Lite"; if they want ice cream all, what they want is something completely different: maybe chocolate or maybe not, but definitely NOT any kind of vanilla. The same thing applies to politics too: When people are upset with, or distrustful of, or even outright scared of the Democrat party and...
  • Monopoly Man loves NASCAR

    09/13/2010 9:27:12 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 5 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/13/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Have you ever noticed that the Republican Party is always characterized by the Left as "The Party of Big Business" and that one of the typical media representations of Republicans is as the guy from the Monopoly game? You know the one: Rich Uncle Pennybags, or simply Monopoly Man. He's got a big mustache and is wearing a top hat, and a tux or a morning coat, vest, and striped pants, and he often carries a cane. That's wrong, biased, and a ,little silly, of course, but it is.......
  • Getting what we need

    09/08/2010 9:18:08 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 6 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/08/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    All the talk, right now, is about the coming Midterm elections, and what people are saying is that the Republicans are going to have a success in 2010 to rival or even exceed their great sweep of 1994. No one other than a Democrat can deny that that would be a good thing, but HOW good would it be? Would a total takeover of the Congress be the best thing that could happen for the Republican Party? For America? If it wouldn't, what would be? The Democrats started the 2009 Congress with....
  • It all ADDs up!

    09/07/2010 9:17:37 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 111 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/07/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    I was just reading some of the political websites and found something really surprising: Most of the people who commented on any of the articles weren't actually commenting on the articles at all! Instead, they were either tossing in their two cents worth about some other project entirely; commenting on some other comment; commenting on whether a person commenting had the right to make such a comment at that particular venue; or commenting on the published article in such a way as to make it obvious that they had either misundertood what was written or ......
  • Not Negotiable

    09/04/2010 10:03:52 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 3 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/04/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Why can't there be peace in the Middle East? Why can't radicals be reasonable? Why can't snakes wiggle their ears? Despite the great liberal tradition and despite all the good will in the world, there really are some things that aren't negotiable. It's admirable that those among us who aren't satisfied with the way things are should want to change them. It's even reasonable that they should try to make their desired changes peacefully and at minimal cost. The basic principles of......
  • A Time for Honor

    09/02/2010 9:48:28 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 7 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/02/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Glenn Beck says that this country must experience a return to honor. Bravo! But then he goes on to say that the only way that that can be done is through a return to God. What he says may be true for himself, but is it also true for everyone else? If so, how do we return? By what path? As set forth by which religion? Perhaps there's a clue to be found in the old saying that "even a broken clock is right twice a day." Maybe if the object of one's quest is.......
  • Some people will do anything for a prophet

    08/30/2010 9:39:21 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 7 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | Roger E. Skoff
    The cover of the August 18, 2010 issue of TIME magazine asks "Is America Islamophobic". Unless you're deaf, blind, stupid and suicidal, your answer must be "Not nearly enough!". Islamophobia - the fear of Islam and those who embrace it - is not some sort of neurotic condition, as the liberal media would have you believe; neither is it racist nor a thing to be ashamed of, or to be spoken of only in whispered tones. It's a realistic response to a system of beliefs and actions that is political to its core; uses its religious aspects to.....
  • The Highest Form of Patriotism

    08/09/2010 9:03:17 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 08/09/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    From earliest childhood, Americans are inculcated with the knowledge that America is better than other countries; that we are the fount of liberty and democracy; the fixers of world problems; the source - never the recipient - of disaster relief, humanitarian concern and foreign aid. It is we who will save others from internal strife or foreign invasion; we who are....
  • The wrong way to power

    08/03/2010 5:30:31 PM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 4 replies · 12+ views
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 08/03/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    One episode of The Simpsons had Springfield's Mayor proposing a new law at a Town Meeting. He put it to a vote by saying "All in favor, say 'Aye'; all opposed, say 'I hate America'. Is hiding support for illegal aliens in a measure to support American heroes any different at all. How often is this rule...
  • The wrong way to power

    08/03/2010 9:05:31 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 2 replies · 2+ views
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 08/03/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Our country has a long history of acting on the wrong issue to pass the wrong law: We've passed drug laws out of fear that junkies might steal our television sets; we've passed still more laws out of sheer moral outrage after incidents like Columbine, when there were literally hundreds of local, state, and federal laws directly applicable and already on the books; we've passed laws for no reason at all ecept that politicians needed to show that they were "on the job", actually doing something. Until recently it was possible to......
  • The wrong way to power

    08/03/2010 8:04:22 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 1 replies · 3+ views
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 08/03/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Until recently, it was possible to believe that the surfeit of unneeded and sometimes even crazy new laws passed every year was just greed or grandstanding or pork or just plain stupidity (nowadays the politically correct term is "out of touch", but the meaning is still the same}. That may still be true in many cases, but now something new has been added that does not bode well for the future lof our country. Until recently, it was possible to believe that.......
  • Be afraid. Be very afraid!

    07/31/2010 10:06:10 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 15 replies · 1+ views
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 07/31/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Under the Constitution, the principal purpose of dividing power was that no one branch of the government could act without at least the tacit approval of both of the others. The Presidency and its Administration could enforce laws, but could neither create them, allocate money to pay for them, nor give them legal sanction. And the Courts could rule on the legality of the laws, but could neither write new laws nor effect, enforce nor pay for any action of their own, That's the way it was. Now, Obama has made everything different. Since....
  • Is it time for Glenn Beck to become Ross Perot?

    07/29/2010 9:22:43 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 104 replies · 4+ views
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 07/29/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    "We commit ourselves to organize, to educate, to participate in the political process, and to hold our public servants accountable. We shall rebuild our country, renew its economic, moral and social strength, and return the sovereignty of America to her people." Does that sound familiar? Does it remind you of Glenn Beck? And the 9/12 movement? And the Tea Parties? Beck already has the blackboard, and is aleady.......
  • Please, Mr. President, DO go gently...

    07/28/2010 8:43:50 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 1 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 07/28/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Barack Obama - the candidate who had his admirers swooning in the aisle when he ran for the Presidency -- now finds himself in a different situation, entirely. After putting into effect many of the most radical and spendthrift policies in nearly a century, he's now under constant and heavy attack from virtually every political quarter: From the right, because he's a socialist, and from the left because he's not enough of a socialist. Patriots are enraged by his.....
  • The Highest Form of Patriotism

    07/26/2010 9:04:37 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 7 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 07/26/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    To the Pilgrims - the early Calvinists who came on the Mayflower and were among the first founders of what would become this great nation -- all was predetermined: God knew all that had ever been or that ever would be, and their certainty of divine omniscience both raised and answered for them what they believed to be life's most important questions. If God already knows your life and your every deed, then must not God also know if you will be saved? And if God knows that you will be -- if you are indeed one of the "elect"...
  • Try a little tenderness

    07/24/2010 9:14:03 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 4 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 07/24/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    We've all seen plenty of examples of Obama's irritability. Despite what he claims, and even despite his poised and oh-so-cool demeanor, Obama - the man who seems to display passion in no other way - gets overtly and obviously angry when faced with almost any kind of disagreement or critisism. People describe him as "non-confrontational", and say that he doesn't wish to lower himself or to compromise the dignity of his office by engaging in argument, but that's neither entirely or exclusively true. It's true that Obama......
  • Many Mouths; Few Voices; Little Truth

    07/20/2010 8:44:06 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 1+ views
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 07/20/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    It's gotten to the point where you can't believe what people say. Perhaps not all of them; perhaps not all of the time, but more likely than not, if the subject is one that even remotely touches on or is affected by politics or the economy, when you read about it in the newpapaers or on the internet and what you hear about it on television or talk radio is propaganda intended to support a particular position, and any resemblance to the truth is purely coincidental. Much of this can be blamed on the media, but only in the most...
  • Mothers do it every day

    07/09/2010 9:45:36 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Stop the Aclu ^ | 07/09/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    In a 1951 science fiction story called The Marching Morons, Cyril M. Kornbluth describes a future in which centuries of breeding and popular culture have resulted in a society where practically nobody is actually smart enough to tie his own shoes, but pracitcally everybody drives around at three hundred miles an hour in a car that looks and sounds like a rocketship and holds a doctorate or a "post-doc" credential in some important sounding subject. As the story unfolds, the reader learns that, though the cars make......
  • Mothers do it every day

    07/09/2010 9:33:11 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 6 replies
    stoptheaclu ^ | 07/09/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    In a 1951 fiction story caled The Marching Morons, Cyril M. Kornbluth describes a future in which centuries of breeding and poplular culture have resulted in a society where practically nobody is actually smart enough to tie his own shoes, but practically everybody drives around at three gundred miles an hour in a car that looks and sounds like a rocketship and holds a doctorate or a "post-doc" credential in some important-sounding subject. As the story unfolds, the reader learns that, though the cars make tremendous roaring noises and......
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Mindless

    07/07/2010 8:58:20 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 07/07/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    It sounds like one of those old Clint Eastwood "spaghetti westerns", doesn't it? You know, like "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" or "For a few dollars more". Particularly, "For a few dollars more", because this government is all about the bucks, and always looking for a few more of them to spend on buying new, better, and more crippling chains to bind us with while it "has its way with the rancher's pretty daughter. Unfortunately, it's not just one fictional "pretty daughter" that's being subjected to a villain's unwanted attentions; it's all of the American people, and the...
  • The Rockets' Red Glare?

    07/06/2010 9:41:37 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 1 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 07/06/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    When Obama famously said that, under Cap and Trade, the price of energy would "necessarily skyrocket" everybody picked up on his attack on the coal industry, but few noticed the real point of his statement: the one key word; "necessarily" What's so "necessary" about skyrocketing energy prices? Plenty! If existing energy prices don't skrocket, there won't be any need for solar cells; windmills; all of the paraphernalia of "alternative energy"; all of the new federal agencies to regulate them; all of the federal subsidies to make them possible; and all of the new taxes to pay for them. There won't...
  • Here, eat this: it's chicken!

    06/21/2010 10:02:56 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 2 replies
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/21/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    In the 1970 movie, Start the Revolutiion Without Me, the blind lookout for a group of French revolutionary conspirators, tapping his cane and feeling his way along the walls, returns to his group's hideout at mealtime, where the leader, Jacques, tears off a piece of bread, hands it to him, and says "Here, eat this; it's chicken." Isn't that exactly what's happening to us now, forty years later? And doesn't the fact that this is real, and not just a movie comedy, make the humor even more poignant? Think of Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, telling us that......
  • It's n ot because he's black...

    06/11/2010 9:22:34 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 3 replies · 212+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/11/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Ever since he first appeared on the national scene as keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention of 2004, anybody saying practically anything about Barack Obama has run the risk of being labeled "anti-black", a racist, or even a likely member of the Ku Klux Klan. Even Obama's now Vice President, Joe Biden came under attack as "racially insensitive" when, in trying to compliment Obama, he said "I mean you got the first mainstream, African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy," and followed it with.....
  • It's not because he's black...

    06/11/2010 9:06:58 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 17 replies · 360+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/11/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Ever since he appeared on the national scene as a keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention of 2004, anybody saying practically anything about Barack Obama has run the risk of being labeled "anti-black", a racist, or even a likely member of the Ku Klux Klan. Even Obama's now Vice-President, Joe Biden came under attack as "racially insensitive" when, in trying to compliment Obama, he said "I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy," and followed it with..
  • Happy Birthday, US!

    06/10/2010 9:32:51 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 2 replies · 37+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/10/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    In less than a month it wil be our country's 234th birthday. There are any number of parties planned, but have you given any thought to what we should give as a gift? Suggestions abound from any number of sources: BP seems to have opted for some lovely black beaches. Obama - jolly old elf that he is - (Or is that for Christmas? No, it can't be: I don't think Obama believes in Christmas!) In any case, Obama - jolly old whatever he is - seems to have a whole sleigh of goodies: He's already brought Healthcare Reform; and...
  • The Apple Pie Trap

    06/09/2010 9:07:30 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 15 replies · 17+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/09/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    An "Apple Pie" issue is one that - at least on the face of it - is so good, so pure, and so obviously innocuous that no one can possibly oppose it without looking foolish, misanthropic, or downright evil. Curing cancer is an apple pie issue. So is conquering AIDS or ending poverty. So is the entire issue of being "for Motherhood and against Sin." How could anyone be on the wrong side of any of those? It would be like not liking apple pie, and to not like apple pie is not only inconceivable but -you remember the old...
  • If you die in a dream, are you really dead?

    06/08/2010 10:37:20 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 20 replies · 58+ views
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 06/08/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Even though he was attacked mercilessly and may have lost his Presidential election bid because of it, when John McCain said, before the TARP bill was passed, that the fundementals of the American economy were sound, he was exactly right. He was also, at the very same time, completely and utterly wrong. The stock market, while perhaps the greatest single indicator of the financial condition of our country is, to a very substantial degree, pure fantasy - a dream of.......
  • Evolution and the Progressive Dream

    06/07/2010 9:16:46 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 4 replies · 21+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/07/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Whether you believe in evolution or not, you really do need to know that for at least the last half century, they've been teaching it backwards. You also need to know that, whether or not it ecplains how human beings came to be, that same backward interpretation of it is dead-on as an explanation for the basic fallacy of the Progressive movement that, even as you read this, is working tirelessly to destroy this greatest of all nations. You've heard the term "survival of the fittest": That's how evolution is taught in today's classrooms, and it's so dumb that.....
  • When it comes to Isolationism, I say "Just leave me alone!"

    06/04/2010 9:12:57 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 4 replies · 173+ views
    Stop tnhe ACLU ^ | 06/04/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    What was my share of the money that we just shot down a rat hole to delay - NOT to prevent - the fall of Greece? How much do I personally owe to China? How much do I owe each year as my share of the dues paid to the United Nations? How much have I paid thus far to enable Afghani women to go to school? Or to create a new Sharia law "democracy" in Iraq? Tell me again, why when these people hate me because I'm an American, or an invader, or an infidel, or a capitalist, or...
  • When it comes to Isolationism, I say "Just leave ne alone!"

    06/04/2010 8:58:41 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 4 replies · 164+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/04/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    What was my share of the money that we just shot down a rat hole to delay - NOT to prevent - the fall of Greece? How much do I personally owe to China? How much do I owe each year as my share of the dues paid to the United Nations? How much have I paid thus far to enable Afghani women to go to school? Or to create a new Sharia law "democracy"in Iraq? Tell me again why, when these people hate me because I'm an American, or an invader, or an infidel, or a capitalist, or for...
  • Wrestling with God

    06/03/2010 10:41:33 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 7 replies · 175+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/03/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    You may not know that in Hebrew, "Israel" means "wrestler with God," but you can bet money that Obama does. That's probably the reason why he takes it so personally when the Israeli government doesn't follow orders and tries to act as if the Jewish State were some kind of a sovereign nation and not just one of the States of the Union. Granted, he gets huffy when anybody fails to notice the water under his feet - even his adoring and usually sycophantic mainstream press or those daring politicians who try to insist that "bi-partisan" might mean something other...
  • Sharing the wealth ISN'T the way to do it!

    06/02/2010 10:14:19 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 1 replies · 122+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/10/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    The real problem that the intellectual "elite" of the Left has regarding wealth is that they don't produce it. That's not to say that there are no leftist intellectuals with money; there are plenty of them, and some are, in fact, very wealthy. Neither is it to say that leftists aren't skilled in using money as a tool or as a weapon to make their points. George Soros is just one among many who could be cited to quickly prove a statement like that utterly false. What it IS to say is that the intellectual left does not typically get...
  • Sharing the wealth ISN'T the way to do it!

    06/02/2010 9:25:44 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 2 replies · 174+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 06/02/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    The real problem that the intellectual "elite" of the Left has regarding wealth is that they don't produce it. That's not to say that there are no leftist intellectuals with money; there are plenty of them, and some are, in fact, very wealthy. Neither is it to say that leftists aren't skilled in using money as a tool or as a weapon to make their points. George Soros is just one among many who could be cited to quickly prove a statement like that utterly false. What it IS to say is that the intellectual left does not get its...
  • Shame on us

    06/01/2010 8:36:12 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 3 replies · 294+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 06/01/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    As you read this, America has a problem: Based on Joe Sestak -- a sitting Congressman, now running for senate, or former President Bill Clinton, or Current President Barack Obama, or White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel or some of them or all of them have lied to the American people and may have done so to conceal a federal crime. The crime itself, if there has been one, and depending on which of a number of applicable laws has been violated, and by whom, might only be.....
  • The Psychosis of the Left

    05/27/2010 8:53:46 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 1 replies · 267+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 05/27/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Liberals don't just attack Conservatives for being stupid because it's good politics; they attack them because they really believe that Conservatives are stupid. In the minds of liberals, all things are obvious: For example, because government is bigger, richer and more powerful than any individual, it's obvious that government must have the same obligation to provide for its citizens as good parents have to provide for their children, and.....
  • There's no "Secret Handshake", either

    05/26/2010 10:04:48 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 11 replies · 457+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 05/26/2010 | Rober E. Skoff
    Watching Glenn Beck's program on Fox News, it's easy to get the idea that Progressivism is a party -- a "fifth column" movement, fully and secretly organized, that has managed to place "moles" in both of this country's great political parties and that, even as you read this, is working to consolidate its power for the eventual destruction of America and....
  • Obama really IS mankind's greatest hope!

    05/24/2010 9:55:51 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 12 replies · 482+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 05/24/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Greece is in flames; the Euro is looking like it might go the way of the Yugo; Mexico's President Calderon demands even more U.S. support, while turning a blind eye on illegal immigration and openly attacking Arizona's new law to stop it. The oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico -- happy faced by BP as "no big deal" is now threatening.....
  • They're called "Justices" for a reason

    05/21/2010 9:08:45 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 8 replies · 176+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/21/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    In 1780, in the Massachusetts Bill of Rights, John Adams penned the phrase "...a government of laws and not of men." This was as part of Article XXX -- a statement of the absolute separation of the powers of government so that those who made the laws could neither execute nor adjudicate them, and that similar restrictions would be placed on both the executive department and the judiciary. Even while this was being written, Massachusetts and the other American colonies were fighting a bloody war of independence from England, a country where no such separation of powers existed, and the...
  • The U.S. Government v. Rabbi Hillel

    05/19/2010 9:41:19 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 2 replies · 180+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/19/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    In what is unquestionably the greatest "trans-generational" theft of all time, the U.S. government has flagrantly violated the original "Golden Rule" to entrap and enslave the American people and to ensure that, unless there is immediate and massive reform across the entire spectrum of government, our children and their children after them will live in a country and struggle with a morality and a standard of living inconceivable to Americans of this or any previous generation. In defiance of this nation's founders and.......
  • There's no "Secret Handshake", either

    05/18/2010 8:46:57 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 18 replies · 666+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/18/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Watching Glenn Beck's program on Fox News, it's easy to get the idea that Progressivism is a party -- a "fifth column" movement, fully and secretly organized, that has managed to place "moles" in both of this country's great political parties and that, even as you read this, is working to consolidate its power for the eventual destruction of America and the corruption of all that we hold to be of value. Even worse, Progressivism might be a.......
  • Speak silently and ride a red horse

    05/17/2010 8:46:02 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 2 replies · 276+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/17/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Although he never seems to be able to make it "stick", President Barack Obama is certainly a superb manipulator of people and events. With a prestidgitator's nimblness, not of fingers, but of tongue and fancy footwork, he has managed to get himself elected; managed to spend more money more quickly than all of the other presidents before him; managed to grow the federal government and the powers of......
  • "OF COURSE there's no representation, you twit!"

    05/14/2010 8:56:58 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 7 replies · 298+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/14/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    On May 12, 2010, in a Philadelphia Daily News piece headed with her name and, after the colon, "Questions for Kagan", columnist Jenice Armstrong became one of the few mainstream journalists to openly address the question "Is Elena Kagan gay?" This was a fine start, especially when she went on to say that it could matter "because of cases that might come before the highest court in the land." She's even okay when she says "I'd be lying if I said that I don't really care whether Kagan, who was the first female U.S. Solicitor General, is gay, as has...
  • Adjudication without representation? That's how it's supposed to be!

    05/13/2010 10:26:27 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 1 replies · 119+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/13/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Yesterday, May 12, 2010, in a Philadelphia Daily News piece headed with her name and, after the colon, "Questions for Kagan", columnist Jenice Armstrong became one of the few mainstream journalists to openly address the question "Is Elena Kagan gay?" This was a fine start, especially when she went on to say that it could matter because of cases that might come before the highest court in the land." She's even ok when she says "I'd be lying if I said I don't really care whether Kagan, who was the first female U.S. Solicitor General, is gay, as has been...
  • Adjudication without representation? That's how it's supposed to be!

    05/13/2010 9:36:54 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 105+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/13/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    Yesterday, May 12, 2010, in a Philadelphia Daily News piece headed with her name and,after the colon, "Questions for Kagan", columnist Jenice Armstrong became one of the few mainstream journalists to openly address the question "Is Elena Kagan gay?" This was a fine start, especially when she went on to say that it could matter "...because of cases that might come before the highest court in the land." She's even okay when she says "I'd be lying if I said that I don't really care whether Kagan, who was the first female U.S. Solicitor General, is gay, as has been...
  • The Obama Bomber Bummer

    05/12/2010 9:52:43 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 3 replies · 240+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/12/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    The terrorists have won! Throw down your arms; disband the TSA; tell Janet Napolitano that, whether or not there are actually any terrorists - or even any Muslims, for that matter -- the "man made disasters" have gotten out of hand; the "Overseas Contingency Operation" is a failure; and the whoever-they-are-that-we're-not-supposed-to-ever-mention-for-fear-of-offending-them-and-(Allah forbid)!-bringing-even-more-of-their-wrath-down-upon-our-heads have finally achieved their goal. The purpose of terrorism is to create terror. Killing people and destroying property are nice, too, but.....
  • Watch Creatures and guard things

    05/11/2010 9:35:30 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 11 replies · 332+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 05/11/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    After the publication of my article entitled "The strongest fence of all", a number of readers were kind enough to respond to my suggested use of electric rattlesnakes as the final touch, along with razor wire, to protect a proposed triple-row of 100 foot high walls to be built along our entire southern border to ward off drug lords, undocumented workers, and the infamous Cupacabras - the mythical Mexican "Goat Sucker" -- apparently some type of public school dropout easily fooled by goats. One inquired if.......