State Department Spends $400,000 on Fiberglass Camel Sculpture

Jesus said that it was easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven. An artist created a sculpture of a life-size camel staring at the eye of a large needle. His work is called “Camel Contemplating Needle.” In a sort of twist of irony, the “rich” State Department is planning on buying it for $400,000 to be placed in the new U.S. embassy being constructed in Islamabad, Pakistan: The work, by noted American artist John Baldessari, depicts a Read more […]

A Free Market Is Driven By An Ethical Populace, Not Greed

We hear a great deal about the supposed evils of capitalism, the wonders of governmental interference and planning, and the accusation that capitalism is associated with greed. Of course, for many politicians, “capitalism” really means government, tax-financed favors for the “capitalist” who will pass back the most money to politicians. Against that kind of “capitalism” all the accusations are true. But when it comes to a real free market where people are left alone to produce and Read more […]

Pakistani Makers of US Flags Set to Prosper From Obama Re-election

Perhaps one of the few industries that see Obama’s re-election in a positive light is the flag making industry in Pakistan.  More specifically, the makers of US flags, but not for the reason you would expect. Under the Obama administration, there has been a steady increase in the number of drone surveillance and attacks over Pakistan boundaries.  With each new drone intrusion, anti-US protests erupt throughout the country.  If the drone mission involves a strike against Al Qaeda or Taliban Read more […]

Obama’s Foreign Policy Has Failed but at What Cost

Ever since taking office, President Barack Obama has concentrated most of his foreign policy efforts to woo the Muslim nations of the Middle East and surrounding area.  He has repeatedly bowed down to their leaders and apologized for every little American snub or insult to Islam. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has carried out his Islamic directives and likewise bowed down to Muslim leaders across the globe.  Even her closest aide and advisor has direct family ties to the Egypt’s Muslim Read more […]

First Guns and Religion, Now Free Speech: Obama Chipping Away at Bill of Rights

President Barack Obama and his administration have been working hard to eliminate our constitutional rights, starting with the Bill of Rights. Obama, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have been working hard to wrestle guns out of the hands of Americans.  They have been pushing for more gun control to restrict the types and number of guns and ammunition Americans will be allowed to buy and possess.  Clinton has signed two United Nations firearms treaties Read more […]