A perfect storm brought into power Barack Obama, a previously little-known Illinois community organizer. He had at best a mediocre record as a state legislator and rookie senator. Yet he quickly dazzled the liberal establishment. Joe Biden and Harry Reid were wowed by his sounding and behaving like a white liberal, while retaining the ability to turn on his supposedly authentic black persona when needed. That he had no record of achievement was seen as an advantageous clean slate. Teleprompted glibness was preferred to ad hoc repartee, as if an entire presidency could be scripted and Photoshopped with backdrops of Greek columns and Latin mottos.
We have all seen them. Before and After photos on television. There are before and after “The Lifestyle Lift”, before and after “Weight Watchers”, before and after “Extreme Makeover” as […]
How marvelous are your ways, oh Lord, your mercies every morning you renew. How many disappointments can your grace afford? You love us Lord in spite of what we do. […]
Bring me closer to The Great I Am. Bring me closer, closer to The Lamb. Bring me closer to the throne above, Bring me closer to the one I love! […]
It is only human nature to expect credit for one’s own hard work. In fact, it is a basic tenet of American life. We praise the fellow who pulled himself […]