A Fourth Of July Reading List

The Fourth of July will be here soon. (Above–Black Americans observing the Fourth in 1939 in St. Helena Island, South Carolina.) What books would be helpful to learn more about the American Revolution and about America? As I’ve said before, I don’t believe the Revolution was a liberal or conservative event in the sense we think about […]

Michele Bachmann Meets the Press

Submitted for your approval by The Daily Hurricane’s very own, the one, the only…..drum roll please….carguy. Minneapolis,MN: Tea Party darling and presidential candidate Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was in International Falls, MN on an early stop in her campaign seeking the GOP presidential nomination: Mrs. Bachmann: I’m so happy to be in International Falls, one of […]

The Latest TSA Horror Story

The Transportation Safety Administration. Keeping us safe from 95-year-old terminal cancer patients in wheelchairs: “A woman has filed a complaint with federal authorities over how her elderly mother was treated at Northwest Florida Regional Airport last weekend. Jean Weber of Destin filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security after her 95-year-old mother was […]

The S Word and F Word

Astrogirlkel got the ball rolling a few days and I’ve struggled to figure out where to go with it. She talked about patriotism and how it seems to be manifesting itself these days. I watched the Jon Stewart vs. Chris Wallace discussion (another blog post) and Stewart referenced the fact that FoxNews viewers were the […]

Where To Go For Summer Vacation

(Blogger’s Note—This is a post I run each year. It merits another go-round because the places I list here are good places to go.) Where should you and your family take a summer vacation this year? Where should you go by yourself or with that someone special for an excellent summer trip? The answer is clear enough. […]

Pakistanis Knew Where bin Laden Was? Say It Ain’t So!

Ya coulda knocked me over with a feather. In a startling revelation, it turns out Pakistan’s version of the CIA, the ISI, may have known of Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts all along and was, hold on to your seats, protecting him. Hard to believe, I know. “The cellphone of Osama bin Laden’s trusted courier, which […]

Good Riddance To Cantor & Kyl In Debt Limit Talks

Extreme conservative House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has pulled out of the ongoing debt ceiling talks in Washington. Republican Senator John Kyl of Arizona–who has a problem with facts–has also left these talks. It appears that additional stimulus  and possible tax increases for those most able to pay may be on the table as needed steps to help the economy. What a […]