Gordon Osmond's Blog – October 2015 Archive (4)

Obama's Military Legacy

The U.S. Constitution’s designation of the country’s president as the armed forces’ commander-in-chief was an obviously well intentioned move to be sure that the country would be and always remain under civilian authority.

Commander-in-Chief Barack Obama has the distinction of being the first sitting (and boy does he know how to sit) president to call this decision gravely into question.

Forget that Obama’s background as an affirmative-action academic, community organizer, and…


Added by Gordon Osmond on October 31, 2015 at 7:15am — No Comments

South Carolina tempest

As prescient as they were, I doubt that any of Ayn Rand, George Orwell, or the makers of Back to the Future would have imagined that in late 2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation would be doing its thing in connection with a routine exercise in classroom discipline occurring this week in South Carolina.

Fully infused with the notion that obedience to authority is optional, especially if one is a member of a historically oppressed minority, a sassy South Carolina student…


Added by Gordon Osmond on October 28, 2015 at 8:44am — 11 Comments

Hillary Conquers Congress

Hillary Carries the 10/22 Benghazi Hearing

Hillary’s jubilant crowing over her performance before the Special Congressional Committee on Benghazi on October 22, 2015 was justifiable, and Donald Trump’s political performance to date has certainly called into question the ancient premise that the public doesn’t much take to bragging.

Clinton’s performance before the Committee was a classic case of victory of form over substance. As to the latter, there is no…


Added by Gordon Osmond on October 24, 2015 at 8:37am — 8 Comments

What Motivates Political Spoilers?

It seems that the prospect of perpetuating the twin disasters of the Obama presidency and the Clinton residency as Secretary of State (that would all but be assured by the election of Hillary Clinton as president in 2016) is sufficiently alarming as to galvanize opposing political forces not only by Republicans, but, more recently, also by Democrats. Democrats have some experience with this exercise, having flexed defensive muscle by dumping Hillary in 2008.

The opposition comes from…


Added by Gordon Osmond on October 20, 2015 at 9:18am — 7 Comments


Where Jaws was Filmed

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I’m Not A Buddhist

Posted by Robert B. James on June 18, 2019 at 7:42am 1 Comment

2 Questions for Kosh and Jon

Posted by Ron Powell on June 18, 2019 at 2:30am 2 Comments

Greeting of the Day

Posted by Ron Powell on June 16, 2019 at 10:08am 0 Comments

Go Big or Go Home

Posted by Ron Powell on June 16, 2019 at 9:30am 2 Comments

Waiting And Seeing

Posted by Robert B. James on June 16, 2019 at 7:29am 1 Comment

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