Palin makes McCain more palatable

McCain pulled an end run around the Democratic ticket when he announced Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential co-runner! The thing that really irritated the Dems on this one is that it completely took the wind out of their sails, especially when it was announced in the midst of the Democratic National. Now that’s good…

Greed, High Gas Prices & Impotent RepDems

Gas prices continue to soar with no reasonable end in sight and no apparently logical economical basis. The prices are NOT going up proportionately with increased demand. The prices are NOT going up proportionately with increased cost of a barrel of crude oil or the cost of processing it into gasoline. The prices ARE going up, but it’s…

WV House Speaker Flunks Democracy

I came across a recnt article in The Charleston Gazette entitled, “House OKs $5,000 raise,” which included the following note: “House Speaker Rick Thompson, D-Wayne, noted lawmakers had not received a pay increase since 1994. he said he was proud of the membership for standing up to public pressure. [Front page of The Charleston Gazette,…

Demonizing Rev. Jerry Falwell

As most of you know, the Rev. Jerry Falwell, one-time founder of the Moral Majority and the new Faith & Values Coalition and chancellor of Liberty University died today. His death should not pass without comment. There was little chance that it would. The media has already begun to vilify the late preacher, calling him…