Bob Schieffer: Our Job Is to Tell You What to Think

Bob Schieffer is retiring from CBS News but he’s continuing his career in arrogance. I don’t despise Bob Schieffer especially. And even though I haven’t watched a news show in many years I found parts of this video somewhat endearing. But the stuff he said in response to a question at about the 4:32 mark is rather incredible. It isn’t only notable that Bob Schieffer expressed such opinions but that CBS DC headlined them and quoted them to make sure we didn’t miss them: “Bob Read more […]

Rick Santorum on Safety in Guns

The first couple minutes here are one of the best short presentations I’ve seen of why the push for gun-control is perhaps well-meaning, but unwise and counterproductive. From Raw Story: Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday asserted that Americans were safer with more guns everywhere — including airports and at home. Last week, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signed signed the so-called “guns everywhere” law, allowing firearms to be carried in schools, bars, Read more […]

What Senator Obama (and Other Democrats) Said About Syria

The “Hawks” have aligned and are ready for war but it wasn’t this way when Obama was Senator Obama. All the administration heavy hitters have come out swinging. Throughout the halls of the White House and Congress there is a “Call to Action.” Isn’t it great that progressives always want “action,” although it must be the correct action, as defined by them and must be action by those approved to act, also defined by them. Yet less than a decade ago the Bush administration was warning Read more […]

Defeating the NRA is Like ‘Defeating the Nazis’

Bob Schieffer compared Obama’s gun control speech to “passing civil rights legislation, as Lyndon Johnson was able to do; and before that, surely, defeating the Nazis, was a much more formidable task than taking on the gun lobby.” When young people study the history of what the Nazis did to the Jews, one of the first questions they ask is, “Why didn’t the Jews fight back?” With what? The guns had been taken from them by law. The only people who could legally own guns were non-Jews Read more […]