Archive for the ‘Commentary’ Category

Although Friday’s confrontation between President Obama and Daily Caller White House correspondent Neil Munro is getting more attention, the actual reason for what happened can’t be ignore. There are two major problems with President Obama’s announcement that the federal government will stop deporting student illegal immigrant and give them work permits. For one, it’s a […]

Ever since President Obama announced he was personally in favor of gay marriage, I have been challenged by social conservative friends to explain how I can be a Christian and, as a libertarian, believe gay marriage shouldn’t be outlawed or be made legal. My ideas have been called “very dangerous because they lead to decay,” […]

As my twitter account (@eyedesertblog) languishes in Twitter Gulag, it has given me the opportunity to think about why it was created. Twitter Gulag is basically a place where conservatives and libertarians on Twitter get sent for a variety of reasons. It’s mainly been done by a group of liberals who are exposing a flaw […]

I like dry humor. Films like Pulp Fiction, The Whole Nine Yards, Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Suicide Kings have provided countless hours of entertainment and laughter for me. I’m not the best at sarcasm with my voice, but I’d like to think I can get off a well written one-liner from time […]

I’ll said it before and I’ll say it again: politics is pretty dirty. But this is a bit too far. Yes this is a free country and yes there are Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Rudy Giuliani pinatas. But come on…have some sense. AFL-CIA Donna Dewitt’s attempted defense on CNN is even more […]

Before his untimely death, Andrew Breitbart promised a “Vetting of the Prez” leading up to the 2012 election. His point was that President Obama was a radical, who wanted to lead the U.S. towards socialism. From his speech (emphasis mine): Barack Obama is a radical and we should not be afraid to say it… And […]

Did you really have to turn the “Did You Know” sections of the official White House biographies of Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Harry S. Truman and Ronald Reagan into promotion pieces for the current President? Or Jimmy Carter, Richard Nixon and, shocker of all shocks, George W. Bush. I realize there are more important things […]