Archive for February 7th, 2009

Why is 2009 Looking Like 1993?

In his Stoplight® commentary, Stuart Shepard explains why 2009 is looking a lot like 1993.        Maybe there’s reason for hope after all… ————————————————————–

Government Inaccessible to the People

So is this the way it’s going to be in the open and “transparent” Obama administration?  From The Politico:  Following Leon Panetta’s confirmation hearing Thursday, several reporters approached the CIA director-designate in the hallway outside room G-50 in the Dirksen Building.  There, CongressDaily reporter Chris Strohm — upon asking a question — was physically restrained […]

We are All Brethren

American Minute from William J. Federer  Frederick Baily was born FEBRUARY 7, 1817.  Though against the law for a slave, he learned to read. At age 20, he escaped to Massachusetts and changed his name to Frederick Douglass to hide from slave catchers. He began debating, developing oratory skills and exposing the injustices of slavery. […]

Back on Uncle Sam’s Plantation

STAR PARKER FOUNDER & PRESIDENT COALITION ON URBAN RENEWAL & EDUCATION Six years ago I wrote a book called “Uncle Sam’s Plantation.” I wrote the book to tell my own story of what I saw living inside the welfare state and my own transformation out of it.  I said in that book that indeed there […]