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Brooks: “Barack Obama Is Not Who We Thought He Was” – Oh Yes He Is

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 8:52am

David Brooks, columnist at the New York Times, announces that “Barack Obama is not who we thought he was.” Thanks for nothing, Mr. Brooks. You cheered Obama into office along with all the other enlightened “moderates” and now you tell us this:

But the Obama budget is more than just the sum...
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Despotism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 11:21pm

The Weekly Standard has reprinted a portion of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, written in 1835 and 1840. The words are eery in light of what is happening in this country under this new admin...

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Barack Got Enemy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 9:13am

What is it with this President? Obama has an obsessive need to find enemies against whom to campaign. When Obama’s presidency is over, hopefully in four years (but likely eight years) there will be two sets of psychologists: Those who provide therapy to the American population which has seen its life...

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Support The Commissioner

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 11:19am

Another conservative secretly takes to the internet. The Commissioner: Where sports and politics collide. Ouch. But one thing, another new blog in...

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Will Democratic Cavalry Rescue Federal Control Of Indian Lands From Supreme Court Decision?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 2:32pm

In an important ruling, which may not get many headlines but which holds implications for the ability of states to exert control of federal Indian lands, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (the official name of the state — great...

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Not Again – I Agree With NY Times Columnist

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 1:23pm

Second time this week, I’m in agreement with a NY Times columnist, at least on the language I quote if not the overarching Obama-maniacal subtext. First, it was Maureen Dowd writing on the cowardice of Eric Holder. Now David Brooks, warning that the administration’s economic plans may be one large social...

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Closet Conservative Spreads Bread Upon The Waters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 11:17am

Another fed-up, closet conservative has started a blog, Bread Upon The Waters. Check it out. Here’s part of the first post, which expresses the frustration — and fear of discovery — so many of us felt before we liberated ourselves and came out...

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Sharansky May Be Israeli Foreign Minister – What We Can Learn

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 8:36am

The website DebkaFile is reporting that Bibi Netanyahu’s choice for Israeli Foreign Minister is Anatoly (Natan) Sharansky, a hero of the Soviet refusenik movement. For those of you who are not familiar with...

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An Idaho “Racist” and Eric Holder

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 23, 2009 at 8:14am

Larrey Anderson is a frequent contributor to, and an editor of, American Thinker. I’ve spoken with and corresponded with Larrey numerous times in connection with several of my articles published at A.T. One thing that always jumped out at me is how much Larrey talked about his kids and...

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Not Too Early For “I Told You So”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 9:23am

The day before the presidential election, when Barack Obama’s victory seemed all but certain, I predicted that I would be able to say “I told you so” about what lay ahead:

When this bubble bursts, I will be able to say “I told you so.” Unfortunately, by that point in time, the...

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“Steal This Country”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 9, 2009 at 3:02pm

As an early teen, I was fascinated with Abbie Hoffman’s “Steal This Book.” The book, by the 60′s radical Yippie, was a guide...

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Can Anyone Get This Message To Susan Collins?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 9, 2009 at 9:21am

I tried sending an e-mail to Senator Susan Collins, but her e-mail box is overflowing. I received the following error message:

Delivery has failed to these recipients or distribution lists:
Senator_Collins2@collins.senate.gov The recipient’s mailbox is full and can’t accept messages now. Microsoft Exchange will not...
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Are Anti-Palin Intellectuals Anti-Intelligence?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 10:07am

Every now and then, someone writes something that says exactly what I wanted to say had I said it. An article by Yuval Levin in Commentary Magazine, titled “The Meaning of Sarah Palin” so well expresses my disgust at...

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Daschle Withdraws – Yes We Can, Can, Can

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 12:55pm

Tom Daschle, under a cloud of income tax evasion, has withdrawn from consideration for the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services. Daschle could not stand the heat not only of his current tax problems, but also the exposure of his

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