Tea Party, Fort Wayne-style

“O say, does that Star-Spangled Banner yet wave, o’er the land of the free, and the home of the brave?” Alan Keyes cautioned assembled conservatives that the final phrase of our national anthem is a question, not a statement. Will our land remain the home of the free and brave? The crowd began an enthusiastic […]

Michelle Obama: Not my American Idol

Michelle Obama.  She and I were born the same year.  We both came of age in the ’70s, in the Midwest.  She went to Ivy League Princeton; I  graduated Phi Beta Kappa, albeit from the less tony Indiana University.  We’re both moms of girls. So why don’t I feel a sense of connection with her […]

Thank You, President Bush

Today, the media is filled with praise and adulation of Barack Obama.  I figure there’s plenty of that out there, so instead I’ll choose a topic you may not hear so much of: Gratitude for President Bush. Yes, you heard that right. “What?” you may ask.  “Gratitude for that ignorant, war-mongering man who has harmed […]

National Security Mom: A Review

Post may contain affiliate links. I recently read the just-released National Security Mom, thanks to the nice folks at Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing who are sponsoring a blog tour of the book. I was anxious to read it.  As a politically-aware conservative, I enjoy stories about our national security, and reading a book relating that to parenting […]

Do you ever get tired …

… of being the mature one?  As a conservative, I sure do. This morning I read about Deborah Lawrence, an artist who was chosen for the honor of creating an ornament for the White House tree.  She used that opportunity to make an ornament with text referring to impeaching President Bush.  Very mature, Deborah.  Enjoy […]