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Mispredictions from 'Earth Day,' 1970

Mispredictions from 'Earth Day,' 1970

This is “Earth Day.” It started back in 1970. Back then, I was 11-years-old and remembered hearing all this stuff, tales of mistreating “Mother Earth” and soon we’re going to die.

What really matters

The immigration bill was supposed to be deliberated today by the "Gang of Eight," or nine, whatever. I don't care.

They can name their price

The U.S. Senate seems to have struck a deal to expand background checks for firearms. Last week, John McCain caved and closed the door to filibuster.

Where's my amnesty?

It's in published reports all over the country today like this is Front Page Magazine. Officials say the number of people entering the U.S. illegally is way up.

We sleep and give away our rights

Does this bother you? The IRS now says they don't need a warrant, nor permission at all to read your e-mails.

Watching those dangerous Christians

In Colorado the state police are giving training sessions to local sheriffs.
Goodbye to Lady Thatcher

Goodbye to Lady Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher was a force. The first female prime minister of her country. She inherited an England which tried to spend it's way out of bankruptcy.

I'll skip the village and leave it to mom and dad

"We have to break through our private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families," says the professor of political science at Tulane University, where she is founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Proj

The real story behind unemployment figures

Remember back when George W. Bush was president and the 5.4 percent unemployment rate was unacceptable? Ahhh, those were the good old days. New unemployment numbers came out today for the month of March.

Don't lecture me on what you're ignorant about

Just this week “The Denver Post”  newspaper held a gun forum discussing firearm legislation. Colorado is on the cusp of passing one of the most sweeping gun bills in our nation.

Even the liberals know it's not working

Something I was surprised to see today in Time Magazine, some liberals are starting to sweat that "Obamacare," passed into law three years ago and squaling through a Supreme Court hearing, is stuck in the mud.

Just the facts, man

High level Democrats have the full-court press on. They see the overall public's interest about gun control is starting to wane.

Are you serious?

I think Bill O’Reilly used to have a segment on his show called "The Most Ridiculous Item of The Day." When searching for a topic today, this not only jumped out at me, but leapt like a bullfrog.

We need to see what's going on

I usually don't read a lot of inside media gossip anymore.

There's a reason for a list

The president today is where he usually is, on a campaign type event advocating something. It's easier to campaign than govern.