The Nation’s Only Black Senator Was Not Invited to Speak at Event Commemorating MLK’s ‘March on Washington’

Jason Howerton The Blaze 8/28/2013

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), the only black person serving in the U.S. Senate, was not invited speak at Wednesday’s event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic march on Washington. There were, however, a number of Democratic lawmakers who were invited to appear.

‘Monkeys in the cockpit’

Hagel: U.S. military ready for ‘all contingencies’ in Syria

Carlo Muñoz The Hill 8/25/2013

The U.S. military is ready to carry out any military action against forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad, should President Obama eventually issue those orders.

“President Obama has asked the Defense Department to prepare options for all contingencies. We have […]

Don Surber returns to the blogosphere

Thank you, Professor Jacobson

Don Surber 8/17/2013

…The 2012 election did not turn out well.

So roll up the sleeves and roll out the barrel. 2014 and 2016 are ours if we organize and keep faith. Remember they wrote us off in 2009 and in 2010 we surprised them.

America needs us to restore national […]

Friday Night news dump: wind surfing while Cairo burns edition

Poor Richard’s News 17 August 2013






It was another busy news day with not nearly enough time to cover everything. Here are some of the stories that caught our eye today.

91 more people died in the violent clashes between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian military. The Muslim […]

Advice for Santa Claus

Don Surber Facebook 12/19/2012

FROM one fat, old white man to another, I have some advice for Santa Claus this year: Lay low.

Surely he is next on the list of targets of Our Government, Who Art In Washington.

Santa needs to look up from making his list and checking it twice and appreciate just […]

WH getting blowback from African-American churches over gay-marriage stance

Ed Morrissey 5/14/2012

Barney Frank told the panel on ABC’s This Week that “I don’t think anyone’s vote was changed” when Barack Obama endorsed the legalization of same-sex marriage — but that might be too optimistic an analysis. The New York Times reports that the White House went on a charm offensive with leaders […]