“Political suicide,” one of Governor Sanford's friends texted me today. Considering the prognosis of South Carolina's condition, perhaps political death by one's own hand is preferable to governing. Our economic infrastructure, too long dependent on manufacturing, has completely unraveled (and as John McCain famously said, “Those jobs are not coming back.”). There is no plan … Continue reading Physician, Kill Thyself
Yep, that's right (far right). Our own Senator No, Jim Demint has a new book.Back in 2004, Senator Demint proposed eliminating the IRS and replacing it with a 23% national sales tax. That was after it was revealed that he had several tax liens for failure to pay his own taxes. Of course, that was … Continue reading From the Famous Author of "Keep Gays and Whores Out of the Classroom"
You knew it had it to happen. Moses didn't get the Red Sea mud off his sandals before the Children of Israel were clamoring for water, and watermelon. David may have routed the Philistines, but he never quite got the unity thing down pat, and within a generation of his death, Israel was locked in … Continue reading "So Are They All, All Honourable Men"–the Left Turns on Obama
It was dark. The kind of back-road Southern dark where the devil growls a low country blues and cicadas chirp like Hell's own minions. I was driving back from a late meeting with a co-worker and we had spent a couple of hours in the kind of small talk that people make when the road … Continue reading If You Meet the Anti-Christ on the Road, Kill Him