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- The American People hit the Lotto - Justice Gorsuch!
There is a 100% likelihood that, someday, I will disagree with a ruling by Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, but that day has yet to come. Justice Gorsuch is the shining pinnacle of President Trump’s kept promises to the people. We’ve seen his ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, June 28, 2017
- The American Left: Rickrolled!
There is an extremely-popular prank on the Internet. It’s called “rickrolling.” One clicks on a YouTube or other video, and instead of getting what the description says, the video suddenly cuts into the video of the 1980’s song, Never Gonna Give ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
- The Left Doesn't just hate Trump. It hates YOU.
They don’t just hate President Trump. They hate YOU.We have witnessed an endless litany of evidence-bereft accusations flung at our new President, with the background chorus of “Impeach! Impeach!” played loud and long by the leftists in the ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 19, 2017
- The Unhinged Left Drives into the Canyon.
Into the Canyon – A Tragedy.
Wow. I never thought I’d see what I am seeing now. We are seeing a left-wing media driving the leftist Democrat party over a cliff and into the canyon. The derangement level of the left is over the top. The ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, May 11, 2017
- Senator McConnell: Use the Nuclear Option!
Ann Coulter, who was unable to speak at UC Berkeley today because of fascist thugs who ironically call themselves “Antifa” – a contraction of “Anti-Fascist” – while using physical violence or its threat to silence those who may disagree with its point ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, April 27, 2017
- Fair weather friends? President Trump did the right thing!
I have seen a lot of criticism of President Trump for destroying the air base from which the chemical attack was launched. From where I sit, the president’s response was perfect. He destroyed or at least significantly delayed the Syrian ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, April 9, 2017
- The fool’s going to... I mean, Schumer’s going to do it!
Corrected to fix a typo in a date“The fool’s going to ... I mean, the Sheriff’s going to do it!” – Blazing Saddles, when Bart agrees to take on Mongo.
Chris Coons has just joined the supremely stupid Democrat filibuster ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, April 7, 2017
- Donald J. Trump: America’s Polygraph
Donald J. Trump: 45th President of the United States of America. Self-made billionaire. Father of five very impressive children. Outstanding chooser of advisers and assistants. And, most importantly, the finest polygraph of the ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, April 4, 2017
- Donald Trump: The Shtarker We Needed!
Shtarker. It was a new word to me this morning.
I read it in an article by Ben Stein
, where he used the word to refer to President-Elect Trump in an ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 17, 2017
- The Left has No Vision - And It’s Dangerous
The Left’s Pathetic Excuse for a Vision
Today, the American left has been reduced to a vapid, senseless and
emaciated shadow of a political philosophy. It successfully brainwashed
about 48% of the populace into ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 10, 2017
- Donald Trump: Tweeting Superhero!
Faster than a speeding private jet! Able to leap tall poll margins in a
single tweet! It’s Super Trump! Donald Trump is the closest thing that the
United States of America has to a real-life superhero. Using his powerful
... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, January 4, 2017
- A Massive Trump Mandate and Leftist Denial
Why Donald Trump has a Clear Mandate
The left is shouting at the top of its lungs that President-Elect Trump has
“no mandate.” This is based on the aggregate vote count of all 51
presidential elections, which, solely because of the ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 2, 2017
- 2016 Election - I was an Idiot!
Updated to correct an error in the number of counties won by each candidate.I was an idiot. In my previous article of 06 July, entitled “ Hillary Clinton is the Cersei Lannister of ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 19, 2016
- Latest Recount and Faithless Elector Update.
In the Stein Pennsylvania recount case, the judge has set the hearing for the order that Stein wants for FRIDAY morning, four days before the deadline. He has ignored (at least as of 5 minutes ago), Stein’s motion to ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 6, 2016
- Donald Trump is Soaring Before He even Takes Off
Donald Trump is soaring in the polls as of today, the 3rd day of the Democrat National Convention. Cheerleading speeches by Bill Clinton, Mr. and Mrs. Obama, and Elizabeth “An Insult to Pocahontas” Warren have done nothing to help the ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 28, 2016
- Donald Trump's RNC Grand Slam Home Run
My opponent asks people to make a pledge - “I’m with Her.” I give you a pledge - “I’m with you!”--Donald J. Trump
The people finally have a champion: Donald J. Trump. Mr. Trump had his ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, July 22, 2016
- Hillary Clinton is the Cersei Lannister of the USA
To end the sixth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones, the sole remaining villain on the canvas did the equivalent of blowing up St. Peter’s
Basilica in the middle of an inquisition led by the Pope. Cersei Lannister roasted the entire ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, July 6, 2016
- And Now there is one: Trump or Treason!
And now, there is one. Donald Trump has secured the GOP nomination for President of the United States in 2016. The cry-babies are out in force. Unable to accept the will of the people, they whine and complain. They state that they will write in ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 10, 2016
- And Then There Were Three: Trump's Home Stretch.
And then there were three… Marco Rubio has called it quits. Now we are down to Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Donald Trump has a commanding lead, and is all but inevitably the GOP nominee. The petulant, childish, ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, April 28, 2016
- Ann Coulter has sold me. Trump for President!
Ok, Ann. You’ve sold me.
has been loudly trumpeting the virtues of Donald Trump for a while now, because to her the key issue is stemming the relentless tide of illegal
... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, January 27, 2016
- Musings on Mr. Trump
If Donald Trump wins the nomination, he will be the next President of the United States of America.
You may think me an idiot for saying this, but the GOP will fall in line behind Trump and will pull out every stop to elect ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 11, 2015
- Our Tax System is a Joke.
The present income tax system in The USA is a joke. The previous statement is likely an understatement.
Let’s examine the system now:
The Old System and Its Idiocy.
First, There is the general ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 12, 2015
- We are all ONE RACE!
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the
content of their character.”
– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, August 13, 2015
- The Best Two GOP Candidates...
While Donald Trump busies himself sucking every molecule of oxygen out of the GOP presidential nomination race, we have seen two standout candidates emerge
from the (grotesquely oversized) pack of candidates. If the GOP settles on these two ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, August 10, 2015
- Links of the day...
Donald Trump proves Megyn Kelly’s point.
The above link says a ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, August 10, 2015
- FactCheck.Org - Who wasn't hit?
The FactCheck.org site is not exactly friendly to non-leftist causes. If you read their "fact checking" you will see many so-called facts gotten wrong by
candidates, but they disagree with some minor point, or the context.
... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, August 7, 2015
- Huzzah for the Forces of Good in the UK!
In the last week, the polls in the UK indicated that David Cameron and the Conservatives in the UK were about to be placed into a precarious position from
a leftist surge in the latest election. The Tories were about to lose seats, and their ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 8, 2015
- Stolen Private Photos and Depravity
A bunch of miscreants hacked private accounts of numerous Hollywood celebrities and downloaded nude photos of them. These photos include married people who
were sharing intimate images meant only for the spouse, some phony nudes of under-age ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, September 2, 2014
- Hot Heads, Stupidity and Tragedy.
Kevin Ward, Jr. is dead at 20. He died, sadly, because he acted rashly and stupidly. He is a dirt-track racer. On Saturday, August 9, 2014, his life ended.
He was racing and had minor contact with NASCAR legend Tony Stewart, who as a hobby ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, August 11, 2014
- Time to End the Death Penalty.
On April 29, 2014, Oklahoma attempted to execute a man who tortured and buried his victim alive. Something went wrong with the three-drug lethal injection.
For 43 minutes, this man suffered and then died, not of the execution, but of a heart ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, April 30, 2014
- I Was So Wrong.
I thought that Mitt Romney would be the President-Elect this morning. Boy, was I wrong!
President Obama defeated Mitt Romney last night. In so doing the President solidified Nate Silver as somewhat prescient. Other pollsters, ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 7, 2012
- Ridiculous Poll-Juicing Tries to Conceal Romney Victory
The only way to assume that this election is tied or headed into the direction of a win for President Obama is to completely disregard reality. All the
polls are close, and they all assume that Democrat turnout will be higher than GOP ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 6, 2012
- Wholeheartedly for Mitt Romney!
I have made it clear that I am a convert from the “Anybody but Romney” conservative to a whole-hearted Romney supporter. This is not merely because I am anti-Obama. Mitt Romney has earned my vote. He’s earned my wife’s vote. My daughter, age ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 5, 2012
- Revenge, Love of Country, Snobbery, and Presidential presidential Candidates.
On November 2 President Obama mentioned the name of Governor Mitt Romney, his opponent for the presidency. The crowd booed, which drew an interesting
semi-rebuke from the President. He said, “Don’t boo, vote! Vote! Voting’s the best ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, November 4, 2012
- The Left Needs a Reality Check; The People are About to Deliver.
It’s eight days before Election Day 2012. The best efforts of the juiced polls cannot keep Mitt Romney from leading the RCP average; Governor Romney
has not seen a polling number below 50 in Gallup for well over a week. Gallup further ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 29, 2012
- Unsurprising October "Surprise"
Twenty-four years ago, in a divorce case involving the founder of Staples (one of the companies initially funded by Bain Capital), Mitt Romney was called
to testify about the valuation of the company. He did so; the court sealed the ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 25, 2012
- Three Positions, One truth: The Night that the Presidency was Won
"Understanding is a three-edged sword: Your side, their side, and the truth." - a Vorlon proverb, Babylon 5.
There are three different schools of thought revolving around the final Presidential debate, which was held last ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 23, 2012
- Poll Averages War: Obama Camp Desperation in Action!
There is a massive fight underway in the world of pollsters. On one side, you have the honest pollsters, Rasmussen and Gallup, who resist the pressure to shape their polls one way or the other. As of October 22, averaging Gallup (Romney 51-45) and ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 22, 2012
- A Great Romney Week.
What a week. This week has seen Mitt Romney move into a commanding lead in Gallup, one of the two national polls (the other being Rasmussen) where the methodology and honesty of the pollsters is not reasonably questioned. As of this writing, the ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 19, 2012
- Bizarre Idiots and Teleprompters in Presidential Debates!
In the bizarre inverse universe that is the 2012 Presidential campaign, I thought that I had heard it all. The Left running pure lies as campaign commercials, and then staunchly defending them and attempting to call the fact-checkers liars; polls ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, October 7, 2012
- A Debate Handily Won!
Mitt Romney won the October 3, 2012 debate - handily. As Cal Thomas said in the post-mortem, Mr. Romney was not the attack dog that some wanted. Instead,
Mr. Romney was firm and Presidential. Mr. Romney has a firm command of the ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 3, 2012
- Juicing the Polls - No Surprise, No Worries.
Juiced polls – they are the truly shocking unreported story of this election cycle. Polls that misrepresent the state of the presidential race by counting
far more Democrats than Republicans, even past the numbers of 2008, which historians ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 27, 2012
- The Agitprop Against Romney -- It Isn't Working.
Mitt Romney made a private speech to GOP donors, in which he said that: (i) There are 47 percent of the country that will vote for President Obama because
they pay no taxes; and (ii) They will vote for President Obama because they believe that they ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, September 18, 2012
- After Conventions; Is Mitt the Ultimate Weapon?
President Obama spoke last night at the Democrat National Convention. It wasn’t his best effort by far. Pundits from both sides of the body politic have
concluded that the speech "didn’t close the deal." Who reasonably could have concluded that, ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 7, 2012
- The Best, Rightest Thing.
June 28, 2012: Depending on your perspective, it may be a day that will live in infamy, or a day that will be remembered as a great one. Conventional wisdom might hold that the Supreme Court’s split decision to uphold the Obamacare boondoggle, by ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 6, 2012
- We Are Not Chattel!
Thomas Jefferson (with help from John Adams and Benjamin Franklin) wrote the immortal words: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 6, 2012
- Paul Ryan: Excellent Strategy, Excellent choice.
Mitt Romney has chosen Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate. He has chosen the intellectual rising star of the GOP as the man who will help him carry the banner against the extreme left, led by President Obama, in the fall. ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, August 12, 2012
- The Heroes Win as the Villians Whine
June 5 was a wonderful day for Wisconsin. The Hero, Scott Walker, increased his election vote margin and count in the recall election. His lieutenant Governor emerged with a similar smashing win against a recall effort. Three of the four GOP ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, June 6, 2012
- The Frugality Starts with Mitt Romney!
Now you might get scared. I have just read an excellent article by Erin McPike at RealClearPolitics. In this article, she examined Mitt Romney’s reluctance to go on trade missions - money-wasting junkets - while the Governor of Massachusetts, ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 1, 2012
- Voting for Romney, Happily, Not Holding my Nose.
It’s settled. Mitt Romney is the nominee of the GOP for the 2012 Presidential election. Mr. Romney is our last best chance to save the republic from a statist future of malaise and spiraling, gruesome debt. Those in the Tea Party (of which I consider ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, April 23, 2012
- Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman: the Debacle
George Zimmerman’s case will never see a jury.
George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin. The charging document is flimsy according to leading attorneys (Alan Dershowitz speaks most loudly). ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, April 22, 2012
- The High Court and Obamacare -- Observations and Predictions
The Supreme Court now considers the fate of the Obamacare boondoggle. In a rare three days’ arguments, the court first considered whether an obscure 1867 law precluding legal challenges to taxes precluded their consideration. The ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, March 28, 2012
- To Romney or not to Romney, That is the Question...
To Romney, or not to Romney, that is the question:
Whether ’tis Nobler in the mind to sufferThe Slings and Arrows of Obama’s Henchmen,Or to take Arms against a Sea of Debt,And by opposing end them: to lose, to a ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 9, 2012
- Obamacare Appeal: Shrewd or Stupid?
The Supreme Court of the United States is all but certain to take up the issue of Mr. Obama’s healthcare plan this term, with a ruling coming near June of 2012, as the Presidential race heads into the conventions. Conventional wisdom holds that the Left ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 5, 2011
- Nonsensical Birther Stupidity
Since the beginning of time, people have come up with conspiracy theories of various sorts. They are usually loony. Examples include the notion that John Kennedy was shot by multiple gunmen, the moon landing was faked, or George W. Bush ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 6, 2011
- Presidential Elections and an Idea...
It is a fact of life. A first-term president spends his or her (lord willing in 2012) entire first term running for the second term, and then in the second term, is a lame-duck with waning power. Then, the president is disqualified from the ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, May 5, 2011
- Another Excellent Summary of the Public Employee Union Racket...
Mark McKinnon penned an excellent article, in The Daily Beast, in which he notes that the public employee unions who have militantly opposed heroic Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, February 28, 2011
- Why Scott Walker is Right -- And A Hero
The Honorable Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, is playing chicken with the unions of all Wisconsin public employees, except those for Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters. What he seeks is no less than the defanging of the public sector ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, February 26, 2011
- Arizona Congresswoman Brutally Shot!
Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford (D-AZ) returned home and was shot in the head by a young male assailant who has been captured, thanks to brave people in the crowd who subdured this murderer, who has killed at least five other people by firing wildly ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, January 8, 2011
- On Earthquakes and Tsunamis
In 2008, even nominally conservative pundits were bemoaning the death of small government Conservatism. Yet, even then, Conservatives outnumbered the Leftists, who had taken the White House, and increased their majorities in both houses of Congress, ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 12, 2010
- 2010 Election Day Thoughts...
Election Day 2010 is here. I’ve already voted, and I hope that you have done so or will do so today. The pundits are out like I’ve never seen them before. Conservatives are trying to avoid an outright dancing celebration in the streets; liberals are ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 2, 2010
- I Might...
I might be able to support some of the things that the Left touts as achievements. For example, if I were given actual proof that eliminating the minimum wage would cause incomes to decrease, without an increase in employment, I’d support retaining the ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 27, 2010
- UPS Does Not Need a Bailout.
United Parcel Service is begging the Congress for a bailout of sorts. The idea is simple. UPS ships 85% of its packages by truck, and its employees have unionized under the National Labor Relations Act. The Teamsters have frequently ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 26, 2010
- Keeping Atlas from Shrugging -- Or Has He Already Shrugged?
In her 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand excoriated socialism, statism and communism as gigantic evils. Her novel criticizes those who would interfere with the rights of people to make a living, and extols the rights of those who ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, September 15, 2010
- Congressman Ryan's Plan: A stroke of Genius
Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin has written a road map to recovery. This document is a masterpiece of conservative thinking. It illuminates a pathway to equitable prosperity for all Americans. It does so while reducing the tax burden on all ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 13, 2010
- iPhone 4: Works for Me!
I have been the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 4 since June 29. Yes, I bought the thing on the first day that AT&T stores had the phone on their shelves to sell. Even so, I purchased the very last one that the AT&T store that I visited had in ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 6, 2010
- Blumenthal Lies, Democrat Majority Dies? One Can Hope...
Politicians lie about all sorts of things. This is an axiom of American politics, and in fact, of politics anywhere in the world, at any time in history. Who could forget Bill Clinton wagging his finger at a reporter and stating, forcefully, “I did not ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 18, 2010
- Are Tea Partiers Cool?
Among our citizenry has arisen a libertarian movement. This movement has begun to flex its muscles. Among the first of its victories, the Tea Partiers (named aptly after the Boston Tea Party) were instrumental in electing a fiscally conservative, and ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, May 12, 2010
- Bobby Jindal's Excellent Idea...
Bobby Jindal, the GOP governor of Louisiana, has a problem heading slowly toward shore: a giant oil slick from the Gulf oil platform that was destroyed in an explosion. Today, he dredged up an excellent idea: Dredge up and create a ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, May 9, 2010
- Elizabeth Hasselbeck was WRONG.
Elizabeth Hasselbeck apologized to ESPN reporter Erin Andrews for a coarse comment Mrs. Hasselbeck made at Ms. Andrews’ expense. The comment was that the man who drilled a peephole into her hotel room and took videos and pictures of Ms. Andrews in ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, May 8, 2010
- Dictatorial Powers?
According to a recent poll, one in every five Americans believes that President Obama will use an economic collapse or a terrorist attack as an excuse to seize dictatorial powers. As someone who is shocked by the statist and Constitution-hating ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 4, 2010
- Health Care Swindle - Blocked by Democrat Disunity
Ever since Scott Brown won the Senate seat once occupied by Ted Kennedy, the Democrats, led by President Obama, have fought to find a way to pass the health care "reform" bill notwithstanding unanimous GOP opposition and its horrific ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, March 9, 2010
- Global Warming Advocacy: Bad O. J. Simpson Analogy, No Evidence.
In the February 25, 2010 issue of The Los Angeles Times, Bill McKibben, a global warming activist, writes yet another article that labels us who dispute that anthropogenic (man-made) global warming (we’ll call it "AGW" for the rest of this ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 25, 2010
- Reconciliation -- with Defeat
President Obama simply cannot take "NO!" for an answer. The people loudly and forcefully laid the smack down upon the entirety of his extreme-left Socialist agenda. "NO!" to the deceptively-named "stimulus" bill, in reality a handout to ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Evan Bayh has resigned from the Senate after two terms. Mr. Bayh is an Indiana legend and legacy (his dad was the inimitable Birch Bayh). One thing for which Mr. Bayh was known was his undefeated elections streak. Now, Indiana is a ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 16, 2010
- The Pinnacle of Patronizing Paternalism
There is an evil trend materializing among the Left. As these radical elitists realize that their plans have infuriated the people. they have reacted with rage. Michael Cohen wrote a truly reprehensible piece in ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, February 10, 2010
- Crib Notes? So What!
Sarah Palin recently addressed a convention of Tea Party activists. George Stephanopolous acted as if he had proved Gov. Palin some sort of moron because she had written "Energy," "Budget Tax Cuts" and "Lift American Spirits" on her left ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 9, 2010
- Another Excellent Article by Jay Cost
Jay Cost of Real Clear Politics has written an excellent and in-depth rebuttal of some of the cry-baby liberals who are saying that the country is ungovernable, blaming the GOP or even the people themselves. The liberals’ nonsensical ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, February 7, 2010
- Canada's Health Care Nearly Kills the World's Strongest Man!
Brock Lesnar looks like a monster. He’s huge, muscular, powerful. First a superstar in Vince McMahon’s WWE, he left to try to go into the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings. He did, however, land a hot wife, Rena "Sable" Mero. He landed ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 2, 2010
- Democrats: Can they Fend Off the Coming Disaster?
What could possibly save Barack Obama’s presidency from ruin? In the one year plus five days since Mr. Obama was sworn in as our 44th president, he has gone from stratospheric approval ratings to sub-majority approval in the fastest elapsed ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 25, 2010
- The Beginning of the Liberty Resurgence.
The Supreme Court, in Citizens United v. FEC, struck down Federal laws banning corporations, both for-profit and non-profit, from paying for political ads. Said ruling recognized a right to speech by said corporations, and cemented that right ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, January 24, 2010
- The People are Smart: Why the Health-Care Boondoggle Enrages Us
The people are smart. They know a rip-off when they see one. The health-care "reform" bill put forth in the Congress, and (thankfully) still not law so enraged them that an ultra-Democrat state, Massachusetts, just elected a conservative ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 21, 2010
- Scott Brown: The Beginning of the End of Evil Leftism
Martha Coakley is not a bad candidate politically speaking. Strategically, running an ultra-left attorney General in an ultra-left state seemed to the Democrat elites like a no-brainer. In point of fact, the decision was a no-brainer. ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 19, 2010
- Read This article now!
Jonah Goldberg writes in National Review online. The article is an excellent piece of advice for the GOP; I hope that its leaders read and take heed. We have an extraordinary opportunity to lead coming at us, provided that we do not ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, January 8, 2010
- Scanning Away our Freedom?
Some idiot decided to attempt to blow up a plane. He decided to sneak an explosive onto a plane and succeeded. The passengers of the plane attacked and subdued the terrorist when he tried to set off the explosive, the amount of which was ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 5, 2010
- Evil Back-Room deals.
The President, along with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, are conducting a series of back-door ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 5, 2010
- Democrat Delusions?
In the Huffington Post, Robert Creamer wrote an op-ed. After reading it, I am wondering if Mr. Creamer is attempting to re-enact Doc Ellis’ June 12, 1970 feat of pitching a no-hitter while on LSD. Why would I say that? Well, ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 29, 2009
- The Back-Room Deal Nobody Wants
The Senate has approved a healthcare "reform" bill that is: (i) Little known -- The Democrats would not let it be read into the record, even as senators complained that they had no time to read and/or analyze the bill; (ii) A huge budget-busting outlay in ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 21, 2009
- Pure and Simple Chaos
The government of the United States of America is controlled by one party: the Democrats. If they stick together, there is nothing the GOP or anyone else can do to prevent the leftists from governing by near-fiat. True, the courts could ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, December 17, 2009
- Merging Two of my Favorite Topics
Sarah Palin has written an op-ed in The Washington Post about so-called man-made global warming. Read this wonderful piece ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 9, 2009
- Climategate: Applying the Mary Mapes Standard, Part II
Many of you will remember that Conservativity spoke out about Mary Mapes, the disgraced editor of the infamous "Rathergate" scandal. You know, that’s the scandal where Dan Rather backed up a highly-inflammatory story about President ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 8, 2009
- Climategate: The Standards of Evidence
When an attorney must make a case in a court of law, he or she must give proofs -- evidence. There is a burden of proof, such as, beyond reasonable doubt (the criminal conviction standard), clear and convincing evidence (as in civil fraud), or the ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 7, 2009
- Another Must-Read about Sarah Palin and Conservatism
Please stop what you are doing and read this article in The American Thinker: The Palin Brand. It uses a somewhat-faulty analysis of how the Tories are ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 2, 2009
- Climategate -- Is Man-Made Global Warming a Hoax? Yes!
Here is a quote for you:
"I’ve just completed Mike’s Nature trick of adding in the real temps to each series for the last 20 years (ie from 1981 onwards) and from 1961 for Keith’s to hide the ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 1, 2009
- Read the linked Article Immediately!
Robin of Berkeley has written an astounding article in the American Thinker. Click Here for the link. The article is entitled The Wilding ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 24, 2009
- Joe Lieberman: Continuing Integrity on Display
Senator Joseph I. Lieberman is already enshrined as the only politician in our Liberals with Integrity section, and with good reason. This man, who in 2000 was Al Gore’s running mate, broke with the ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 24, 2009
- Sarah Palin is Causing Media Apoplexy
The media are collectively apopleptic over Sarah Palin. Now I thought that her 2008 vice-presidential hopes were quashed back in 2008 when Messrs. Obama and Biden prevailed in the general election. Then I thought that the media had roundly ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 18, 2009
- Away for too Long!
Well, John! What happened? Gone for more than a whole year? Why?Well, let’s see... (i) I was involved in a long and painful divorce; (ii) I was completely disheartened by Mr. Obama’s victory in November 2008, and his ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 17, 2009
- In Memoriam: Grace S. Galante, 1972-2001.
UPDATED September 11, 2009: Eight years have passed since 2,996 innocents were brutally murdered by thugs, who profaned the name of God in a vicious attack that was inspired by His enemy. I bring this memorial to the front of the ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, September 19, 2009
- 2008 Election On...
Who knows how this election is going to turn out? There are polls out there that lie all over the place. The most reliable polls show Mr. Obama with razor-thin lead.
In Pennsylvania and Virginia, ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 4, 2008
- Racism and the Election
Erica Jong, the extreme leftist author, predicts that America’s streets will erupt in race riots if Barack Obama loses the 2008 Presidential election. Susan Estrich, who is best remembered for her statement on Fox news four years ago, "Either ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 31, 2008
- Redistributing the Election.
The extreme pressure the media are putting on their gag of the Barack Obama 2001 WBEZ radio interview tells us something important: They think that the blatantly socialist interview, if it were properly covered by the media, would spell the end ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 28, 2008
- Using "Polls" to Deflate Conservatives Only Works when All Pollsters In on It.
The polls are all over the place. Fox reports Mr. Obama is up by nine, IBD/TIPP (the most accurate polls in 2004) report Mr. McCain sharply gaining to within 3.7, AP reports a statistical tie. The three widely-different polls are all ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 22, 2008
- If Obama is such a shoe-in, why the desperate, evil, illegal tactics?
Michelle Malkin reports that, in Warren, Michigan, you can get a free pizza if you steal and bring in a McCain/Palin sign. This deplorable cheat is designed by an America-hating treasonous campaign, that knows it is losing, notwithstanding the ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 21, 2008
- Four Years Old.
On October 19, 2004, Conservativity published its very first article, entitled Darnit, we’re not a Democracy! Nearly five hundred articles later, we celebrate our fourth birthday. What a different landscape in American ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 20, 2008
- Did an Ohio Plumber Just Win John McCain the White House?
Joe Wurtzelbacher (who we will just call "Joe the Plumber" from now on so that I don’t misspell the man’s surname) is a plumber from the Toledo area of Ohio. He was the most-mentioned subject of the last debate, because the man caught Barack ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 17, 2008
- Eat a Crap Sandwich, Get Stinky Indigestion.
Michelle Malkin referred to last week’s $800 Billion bailout as a "crap sandwich." At the time, I sort of agreed with her, but thought that we needed to vote for the bailout while holding our noses. What happened? Well, Mark ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 9, 2008
- Is John McCain riding his integrity to a loss?
John McCain seems to be holding back the big guns. He has not brought out the vile, America-hating rancor that is Jeremiah Wright, under whose "spiritual" tutelage Mr. Obama sat for nearly 20 years. Mr. Obama clung to his friend until it ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 9, 2008
- Baloney Sausage!
Barack Obama, the legend in his own mind, has announced that he will "refrain from presenting" his economic recovery plan in order to give the Fed and Treasury Department time to do their jobs. Well, actually, Mr. Obama has no recovery ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 19, 2008
- In Financial Crisis, Obama is Gasoline on the Fire
Barack Obama and Joe Biden have set out their plan to help America out of its present, serious financial crisis: Tax the daylights out of the "rich," Regulate the daylights out of Wall Street, and "change" Washington. Yeah, right. ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 18, 2008
- Coattails, Terror, Computer Literacy.
Fifteen days ago, that’s right, just one half a month ago, Barack Obama was I-N-E-V-I-T-A-B-L-E. A filibuster-proof Democrat Senate was I-N-E-V-I-T-A-B-L-E. Massive ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 12, 2008
- And here come the Coattails!
I expected a superball-like bounce for the GOP ticket, after Sarah Palin rocked the house in the most-watched political convention in history. When a likely-voters poll shows McCain/Palin up by ten points, when the previous week they were down by ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, September 8, 2008
- The Insanity of the Hypocrisy Allegations
As I have reported, the media are in a panic over John McCain’s (or as Rush now refers to the man, "John McBrilliant") choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate. They now seek whatever thin threads they can find to attempt to blunt the ecstatic ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 5, 2008
- The Attacks Show the Panic
On September 3, 2008, in the Minnesota night, a new superstar assumed the stage at the Republican National Convention. Her name is Sarah Palin, and she is the next Vice-President of the United States of America. How do I so confidently ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 4, 2008
- Desperately Wishful Thinking
I have been around elections since Reagan 1980, and never have I seen such completely Desperately wishful thinking as I have since Sarah Palin was announced as John McCain’s running mate. The socialist leftists of this country, a/k/a the Democrat ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, September 3, 2008
- What a Weekend!
President -- oops, sorry -- Senator John McCain’s announcement of Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska as his running mate has taken a moribund, boring election, where conservatives were deciding how to end it all, and transformed it into a wild, exciting ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, September 2, 2008
- The BEST Possible choice!
Those who know me well will tell you that I am a pipedreamer. I dream of great and wonderful things that, were these things ever to happen, our world would be a far better place. Over the last couple of days, i felt as if yet another of my ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, August 29, 2008
- The Worst Possible Choice
Nearly twelve weeks have passed since I took up the mantle to write for Conservativity. The reasons for my inactivity are personal, and private, but let it be said that my inactivity has ended.
While the last few weeks ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, August 25, 2008
- "America Dodged a Bullet"
Peggy Noonan is a columnist for The Wall Street Journal. I admire her and her clarity of thought and her viewpoint in general. On June 4, 2008, Ms. Noonan wrote an article for WSJ entitled Declarations, in which she shared ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, June 6, 2008
- Racist "Working-Class White" Voters Need Not Apply!
Hillary Clinton fought a losing primary campaign, and as her desperation to eke out the nomination, she resorted to more desperate tactics. She targeted Barack Obama’s race, not openly but subtly. She did this in order to grab the ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, June 2, 2008
- Conservatism and the "Bait and Switch"
I respect the Great One, The all-seeing, all-knowing, lovable little fuzz-ball, the one and only Maha Rushie, Commander-in-Chief of Operation Chaos, Rush Limbaugh. He is the great founder of modern conservatism, and remains the chief spokesperson ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, May 19, 2008
- Contrarians, Possibilities, Explanations
Today I read an article by an admitted contrarian, giving a convincing demographic explanation of a real possibility for Hillary Clinton to actually win the Democrat Presidential nomination. After reading the article by ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 9, 2008
- The Chaos Lives On!
I work a day job in Information Technology for the finest company on the planet, bar none. This morning, we had a software release, requiring me, as a senior manager, to be in at 3:30AM. I therefore slept instead of following the election ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, May 7, 2008
- Clintonesque Lies About the ''Popular Vote''
This weekend, the Clinton campaign has started touting the supposed fact that Hillary Clinton now leads Barack Obama in the Democrat primary popular vote after her nine-point win in the Pennsylvania primary. This audacious claim has more holes in ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, April 26, 2008
- Chickens Coming Home to Roost?
The phrase "chickens coming home to roost," made into a national controversy almost 45 years ago by Malcom X, got some media play when attributed to the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who also invoked our Holy Lord’s damnation upon the United States of ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, April 24, 2008
- Voting for McCain and Understanding the Proper Place for Compromise
As the political landscape in the USA becomes more fractious and balkanized, something that has been important since the days of the Founders has been thrown away by all: Compromise. We forget that the structure of the government itself is a ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, April 21, 2008
- Barack Obama is Honest, and Honestly Horrible for America!
Barack Obama has been quite open and honest, at least relatively so in the realm of Democrat politics. He made a remark about race, and followed it up with a brilliant speech on race. When his connections to Tony Rezko portended to ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, April 18, 2008
- Democrat Party living up to both its name and its Symbol
"Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner." James Bovard.
In Illinois, recently named Tony Rezko co-conspirator Gov. Rod Blagoievich signed a measure that mandates ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, April 11, 2008
- Obama's Running Mate will NOT be Hillary Clinton!
Some Democrats, in the light of the meteoric rise of Barack Obama, openly predict, more as a function of hope than actual prognostication, that he will choose Hillary Clinton as his running mate. Mark my words: IT WILL NEVER ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, April 2, 2008
- Cocco's CaaCaa: No Sexism in 2008 Democrat Race
Marie Cocco has written a column where she states that those who are asking Hillary Clinton to leave the Democrat race for the Presidential nomination "share a certain anatomical attribute." Ms. Cocco has concluded that those who are "Trying to ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, April 1, 2008
- Operation Chaos!
Among conservatives, I respect a few people far more than others. Those who immediately come to mind are the late Rev. Dr. Jerry Falwell, Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity, Ann Coulter, and most of all, Rush Limbaugh. As the primary season began ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, March 29, 2008
- Ready, Set, CHEAT!
In the last few days, the rhetoric out of the Clinton campaign has hit new lows. As her efforts to cheat by counting the Michigan delegates (where Obama removed his name from the ticket when the DNC DQ’d the delegates) and Florida (where he did ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, March 27, 2008
- The Right of the People...
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed" U. S. Const., Am. 2.
March 18, 2008 may well be an historic day, where the Supreme ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, March 19, 2008
- "Human Smoke" Dope!
Nicholson Baker has written a new book, entitled Human Smoke, in which he argues that the Allies’ fighting against the Nazis in World War II was immoral. Mr. Baker is a novelist, writing, among other works, a book about phone sex ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, March 18, 2008
- Hubris Beyond Description
In the weekend preceding this article, March 8 and 9, 2008, two things happened: (i) Barack Obama trounced Hillary Clinton in the Wyoming caucuses, although many pundits thought that Mrs. Clinton might prevail, or at least come close in the ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, March 10, 2008
- Debunking Hillary's Big-State Argument
We’ve all read the papers. Hillary Clinton and her surrogates are decrying Barack Obama as unelectable in November, because he has not won enough big states. Mind you that, in the end, he won the delegate fight in Texas, and he has ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, March 7, 2008
- McCain's a Lock, so is Obama...
John McCain won the Republican nomination last night. It’s a lock. He has the delegate count. Mike Huckabee offered a graceful request to be the Vice Presidential nominee -- oops, withdrawal from the race. On the other side of ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, March 5, 2008
- McCain is the Target Now.
And how long did we all think it would be before the liberals would turn on their darling, GOP apparent nominee John McCain? Did we think that it would never happen? Not if we were sane. Why did the press support McCain for the GOP ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 28, 2008
- Obama for the Democrat Nomination.
It’s been a long, long time since I have written. The personal chaos that beset me is abating; I now pick up the quill and again start to wax eloquent upon politics in America.
Conservativity endorses Barack Obama for the ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 21, 2008
- The Ideal Presidential Candidate
Some politicos are predicting that Hillary Clinton can beart anyone the GOP could throw at her. At this point, she does look very formidable (excuse me while I go to the restroom and vomit). We have no truly Conservative candidate ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 10, 2007
- Kristol Clear
The entire weekend, the New York Times has been rumbling that the Bush administration is getting ready to announce a pullout timetable for Iraq. This rumor is in response to the defection of cowardly RINOs Richard Lugar and Pete Domenici ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, July 9, 2007
- Conservatives like You have been Heard! No rewards for Flouting our Laws!
Illegal immigrants, for no cause other than greed, flout our laws to get money from American companies. Today, the Senate failed to break a filibuster fo a bill that would have rewarded these scofflaws with instant no-cost legality, provide ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, June 28, 2007
- The Unfairness Doctrine
The extreme Left is resurrecting policy that Ronald Reagan abated roughly a quarter-century ago, when he vetoed Congressional attempts to force the FCC to reinstate it after the Commission repealed it. The policy is deceptively named the ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, June 27, 2007
- The Winking at Illegal Immigration Will Stop
Today brings wonderful news. Just as it appeared that Teddy Kennedy, and his RINO buddies McCain, Lott and Graham, were about to shove a bill that richly rewards millions of opportunistic scofflaws down our throats, the fractious coalition of ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, June 21, 2007
- Conservatism is Alive and Well -- Victory over Illegal Immigration
We have spoken. Our Senators heard us. With the exception of some of the "country club" RINO crowd, and the addition of some sensible Democrats, we have prevailed and the Immigration "wink at lawlesness" bill has failed. This ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, June 15, 2007
- The Socialism of Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton has been packaged as a "moderate" by the socialists in the news media who are hell-bent upon electing her to the presidency. Her rhetoric has, as is usual for a Clinton, wavered between each crowd with whom she speaks. ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, May 30, 2007
- Jerry Falwell Receives his Reward
Jerry Falwell has died at the age of 73. For those on the left who are celebrating his death, they do not understand what they celebrate. They think of Dr. Falwell (he does, after all, hold three honorary doctorates) as a intolerant ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 15, 2007
- Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United States, 1913-2006
President Ford has died. He lived longer than any other person to have served as President, eclipsing Ronald Reagan by a few months on this Earth. He was saddled with a monumental job and did it. Some conservatives may disagree ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 29, 2006
- An Olive Branch -- In Our Faces
If you will remember from 2004, Michael Moore called the middle of America "Dumbf*ckistan" for re-electing President Bush and increasing the GOP majority in both houses of the Congress. At that time, Mr. Moore ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 20, 2006
- The Nightmare Begins...
Last Tuesday, cowardly conservatives sealed this country’s doom by staying home and not voting GOP. The leftist media has spun this boycott-anomaly-vote as a rejection of conservatism and an embracement of leftism. And the Democratic ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 14, 2006
- Calamity Accomplished.
The Calamity has come upon us. Angry conservatives, who pouted and threw tantrums and stayed home from voting, have put America in grave danger. The Democrats, notwithstanding a roaring economy (up until now, the stock market is ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 8, 2006
- Avoiding the Calamity
The election is on. I have voted. I do not want the unmitigated calamity of Democrat control of either house of the U.S. Congress. I have therefore voted straight-line GOP. In my state legislative district, the Democrat ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 7, 2006
- Pelosi and Reid Vanishing Act -- Why?
The greatest living hero of American conservatism, our Hall-of-Fame member Rush Limbaugh, has consistently mentioned the fact that Nancy Pelosi has been unseen in the media since October 22. As if ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 2, 2006
- The Light at the End of the Tunnel
Democrats around the country were, a mere two days ago, gloating about their upcoming investment into Congressional power. Their P.R. division, known also as the American news media, has put forth innumerable polls, all of which portend GOP ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 24, 2006
- To the GOP: Listen to Newt and ACT!
Newt Gingrich has written an article for Human Events. In this article, Newt lays out a clear strategy for GOP victory in 2006. Has he discovered some secret formula to defeat the Democratic juggernaut that we know is coming -- after all, ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 16, 2006
- Restoring the Legacy of a Great Man, and Correcting the Vernacular...
Thomas Crapper was a great man. He held nine patents. He was responsible, if not the actual inventor of the flushing toilet, for its widespread proliferation. Because of Mr. Crapper’s business acumen, we do not have to do our ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 13, 2006
- Election 2006: Democrimplosion
Rush Limbaugh has, just now, predicted a Democratic Party implosion in 2006. Is he nuts? Has he lost all sense of gloom and doom? Doesn’t he know that not a single conservative will turn out because we kicked out the alleged pedophile ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 10, 2006
- Mr. President, We Need to Talk.
Dear Mr. President,
I strongly support your tireless work to protect the citizens of the United States from foreign enemies. I applaud your decision to detain terrorists at Guantanamo Bay. I respect your strong support ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, September 18, 2006
- Wal-Mart, Goodness, and Liberal Insanity
I frequently agree with George Will. There are times that I do not, for example, his gloom/doom over Iraq. I write today because I could not agree more with George Will’s latest piece. Mr. Will has, in The Washington Post, ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 15, 2006
- Presidential Cajones Now Made of Titanium!
Our beloved President has begun to see the light, and in just the nick of time. In the last days, he has held multiple strongly-worded press conferences, where he forcefully set forth his position on the war against the fascist terrorists who ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 8, 2006
- I Can't Feel Your Pain!
To all Democrats who are upset by the substantially true portrayal of your cowardice in the upcoming ABC Special, The Path to 9/11, I can’t feel your pain. Try as I might to sympathize with you as you spout bellicose demands for ABC to ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 7, 2006
- Another Week...
This week in Modern Leftist Insanity... First off, why in the world did we not VETO the UN resolution on the Israel/Hezbollah cease-fire? Hezbollah is a group of vicious, anti-Semitic, armed, baby-murdering thugs, not a sovereign nation defending ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, August 18, 2006
- A Stunning Victory that the New York Times Could not Foil!
Twenty-four terrorists are rotting in jails in England. Another six "Egyptian Students" are in custody here, although it’s not yet known if their terrorist plots were one and the same. Stunning! A gigantic victory for terror-fighters ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, August 11, 2006
The Democrannibalism of August 8 is being followed up, as predicted from everyone frm Pat Caddell (Democratic strategist who sees the end of his party playing out before his eyes) to Rush Limbaugh to ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, August 10, 2006
Michelle Malkin has the best line of Tuesday’s primary night: "The Joementum is gone." Moonbats in Connecticut have sent Joe Lieberman, the 2000 Democratic Vice Presidential ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, August 9, 2006
I am overloaded. I cannot find time to write about anything anymore! I am working hard to make the money my family needs to live, and Conservativity has sadly felt the brunt of my lack of free time. Nonetheless, the world ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, August 5, 2006
- Can Anyone Actually Be Surprised at the Anti-Israel World?
Mona Charen is outraged by the international community’s decision to come down squarely on the side of terrorists and against Israel. Terrorists attacked Israel ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, July 14, 2006
- Bad News for Libs: The Rich are erasing the Deficit!
Today’s headlines confirm what conservatives knew all along: If you cut taxes, you will spur the economy, and in the end, realize higher revenues than with high taxes. In fact, in the midst of a two-front war and some lavish spending (eg., ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 11, 2006
- Boeing's Sure Bet Pays Off
Back in February of 2005, I warned everyone that Airbus’ big gamble on the A380 superjumbo jet was foolhardy. Now, Airbus is in a serious doldrum, and Boeing, whose fortunes looked bleak ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, July 10, 2006
- They Still Don't Stand for Anything...
Nancy Pelosi’s web site has outlined what the Democrats call "A New Direction for America." At first I was a bit shocked. I never expected the Dems to get together, even a little, to ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, June 19, 2006
- June 6, 2006 -- No Evil Day for Conservatives!
06 06 06: For those who misinterpret the Bible, which by the way says that the number of the antichrist will be 666, as in six hundred sixty-six, yesterday was a bad omen. Of course, June 6, is in no way a day of Satan. But, for ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, June 7, 2006
- Another Contrived Scandal from the Media that Contrives Its News
So now, if the mainstream media is to be believed, our Constitutional records are being violated because the NSA asked our phone companies to supply anonymized records of who called whom after September 11. USA Today broke this ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, May 14, 2006
- Presidental Cajones Reappear!
Our President is apparently going to deploy the National Guard to repel the invaders who are coming into this country to take money out of it and export it to Mexico. Drudge is reporting it at this ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 12, 2006
- Today's Media: Leftist Propaganda.
If you read the news, the United States is fighting an immoral and losing battle against terrorism, and in fact is breeding more terrorism, even though we’ve not been attacked in America since 9/11. The media says we’re fighting an immoral and ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, May 6, 2006
- Were we Bullwinkled by Moussaoui?
Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person convicted of a role in the September 11 attacks, was "spared." Instead, he is on his way to the Florence, Colorado ADX supermax prison. He would have been far better off getting the bye-bye needle. ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 5, 2006
- Missing the Point on Illegal Immigration?
Are conservatives who support the strict House Immigration Reform bill missing the point? Are the hundreds of thousands of people in the streets waving American (and, before the organizers asked them to stop Mexican) flags right? No. ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, April 10, 2006
- They Day the Tide Turned
It happened last week. The tide turned. The lies of the extreme Left, and the conscious, conspicuous help that they have gotten from the mainstream media was laid out -- on a leftist media outlet. How did this happen? One brave, ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, March 26, 2006
- The Insane Desperation of the Extreme Left
To listen to the mainstream press, one would think that the Democrats are on the verge of a massive victory in 2006, to be followed by another one in 2008 -- a complete 180-degree turn of the country from sanity to liberalism. However, we who ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, March 19, 2006
- President Bush's Masterful Supreme Court Pick -- Paying off already!
Chief Justice John Roberts is a brilliant attorney, jurist, and man. And, in a major decision, a unanimous one, he has shown an ability that should have conservatives dancing for joy. He is able to convince the liberals on the ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, March 11, 2006
- Why I support Mr. Sensenbrenner's Bill
On March 10, about 300,000 immigrants marched on the federal plaza in my hometown of Chicago. They marched to decry the immigration control bill passed by the House this week. The bill has yet to be passed by the Senate, whose nansy-pansy ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, March 11, 2006
- Leftist Electoral Mischief
Several states are considering legislation that will give all of their presidential electors to the person who wins the popular vote nationally. This legislation is an end-around attempt to invalidate the Electoral College. Although they ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, March 4, 2006
- Jack-Boot Jackasses Push Liberal Propaganda in Our Schools
In Parsippany, New Jersey, high school teacher Joseph Kyle organized a mock trial of President Bush, accusing him of "crimes against civilian populations" and "inhumane treatment of prisoners." The parents found out and are rightfully ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, March 4, 2006
- The Power of Rove, a/k/a Hillary's Downfall
Celine Dion sings a hit song named, "The Power of Love." However, Matt Drudge and others sing a different tune: "The Power of Rove." This week’s hot lead story is a new book by Bill ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, February 27, 2006
- A Wing and an Invocation to a Non-Gender-Specific Potential Deity
Air America Radio was out of money, until a group led by George Soros ponied up $8 million to bail it out -- again. I guess that the $875,000 in federal funds that they stole from ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, February 24, 2006
- Hillary Goes Anti-American on Vouchers
Hillary Clinton, speaking yesterday, railed on against School Vouchers. If you had any doubt that Hillary Clinton is an extreme leftist, her speech will allay your doubts. She let her mindset slip right on through this speech, and probably ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 23, 2006
- The Price of Freedom of Speech
Michelle Malkin has strongly advocated freedom of expression. She has published the cartoons that depict the Islamic prophet on the principle of freedom. For her tireless efforts to protect our freedoms, we inducted her into our Hall of ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 23, 2006
- CC on a Letter I Wrote to the President
Here is the text of a letter that I wrote to the President today...
February 23, 2006
President George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 FAX ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 23, 2006
- Leftist Press Shows True Colors -- Again!
REVISED on 2-17-06: Rush Limbaugh has always, wisely said that the mainstream media thinks that its job is to destroy people in power. Media elites vociferously objected, protesting their neutrality. Flummery! Vice President ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, February 17, 2006
- Mainstream Media Implosion Not Lost on Main Street
Hugh Hewitt wrote today about his feeling that the mainstream media has experienced "spontaneous combustion" over the Cheney birdshot accident. I couldn’t agree ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 16, 2006
- Told Ya!
Seems that Saddam had those WMD’s that the extreme Left said he didn’t. Says who? Says Saddam! Mr. Hussein’s taped plans to use those WMDs on the United States of America recently became public. They’re corroborated by ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, February 15, 2006
- Ann Coulter Crosses the Line
Ann Coulter is the inaugural member of the Conservativity hall of fame. On Friday, at a CPAC convention, she was speaking to a generally supportive crowd, when she uttered the statement: "I think our motto should be post 9/11, ’raghead ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, February 12, 2006
- Cartoon Scandal, Security Council and Nuclear War
I learn something new every day. Today I learned that the U.N. Security Council will next be chaired by the Danish representative. Iran and Syria are being hauled up in front of the Security Council. Is it a coincidence that, after ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, February 10, 2006
- On the Brink of Nuclear War?
Arnaud de Borchgrave, writing for the Washington Times, makes the point that Iran is now governed by an ultra-extremist, fanatic believer in Islam’s "12th Imam," a person who believes that creating world chaos will hasten the Imam’s ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 7, 2006
- Cartoonish Violence
Muslims all over Europe and the Middle East are breaking out in violence because a Danish newspaper ran some cartoons that depict the person, called by Muslims "the prophet," upon whom Islam is based (I do not use his name because I ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, February 6, 2006
- Left Wing Media Sources: Extremists!
The UK Guardian Unlimited, a British website, published a report by Julia Day. In this report, Ms. Day relates the events of a conference, which concluded that American mainstream media had lost its credibility. So far, so ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, February 3, 2006
- No Cause for Alito Worry
Everyine is reporting that Justice Sam Alito made his first vote in support of a stay of execution for a death row inmate in Missouri. Wrong! The true facts are: ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 2, 2006
- Democratic Train Wreck
We are witnessing something that is truly amazing for us. We conservatives have wanted to see this for the longest time. The Democratic Party is in the midst of a train wreck. Their leaders are incoherent and don’t listen to their ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 31, 2006
UPDATED SUNDAY, 28 JANUARY 2006. Updates at bottom of article. From p.13,434 of the Liberal Leftist Standard Operating Procedures and Dogma Manual: "The proper place for your foot is squarely in the center of your ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, January 29, 2006
- Beautiful but Fearful -- Eek!
Let me begin this article by stating the obvious: Maureen Dowd, physically speaking, is a breathtakingly beautiful woman. That said, Miss Dowd proves the premise that beauty is only skin deep. Sometimes, a person’s bitterness and ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, January 28, 2006
- Infighting and Irrelevancy
How does one define "right wing bias" in the press? The answer is apparently "anything short of absolute sycophancy to the most extreme left-wing view of the world." Case in point: Today, Katie Couric, one of the most liberal ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 26, 2006
- Leftist Desperation Culminates in Times Editorial
The New York Times has issued a strongly-worded editorial urging the extreme leftists in the Senate (i.e.: All Democrats except Nelson, Lieberman and Johnson) to filibuster the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. They ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 26, 2006
- Cesspool in Chief
Michelle Malkin reports that Fred Barnes is under attack at Amazon.Com. To bring you all up to speed, Mr. Barnes is a conservative pundit, frequently seen on Fox News. He recently wrote a book, entitled Rebel in Chief, a ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 23, 2006
- Reviewing an Interesting Week
What a week. We’ve heard from Hillary Clinton that the House of Representatives is run like a "plantation." We’ve heard from Harry Reid that the GOP is akin to the Mafia. Nancy Pelosi tells us of the alleged ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, January 20, 2006
- Signing on my support...
The Truth Laid Bear has started an online petition to the GOP House Caucus to support Rep. Shadegg for Majority Leader.
I could not agree more and I sign onto the petition by trackback. The Congress desperately needs leadership that is ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, January 13, 2006
- 2006: A Spin Odyssey
The stories that Democrats hope to gain a majority in the Congress in the 2006 elections are starting to multiply. First, they were fueled by the Hurricane Katrina aftermath. Then that fizzled as the Federal government stepped in to do what ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 12, 2006
- Math 101: Cut Taxes, Run Surplus! Even in Wartime!
War usually causes massive deficits. In fact, in December 2005, the United States of America spent $230.9 Billion. Pheesh! That’s almost enough money for four venti Mochas at the local Starbucks! Seriously, that is a record ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 12, 2006
- The Economy, a Nice,Happy Rocket!
January 9, 2006 marks the breaking of a major barrier: The Dow closed at 11,011.90 today. That is its highest mark since June 7, 2001. Retirees who, after 9/11, were thinking of what the best-tasting dog food would be when the Dow ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 9, 2006
- Democrats' Alito Bomb Blows Up -- on Them
First, Drudge breathlessly reported that the Democrats had a plan to "destroy Alito." the Democrats were sure that they had the bomb to destroy Sam Alito. He’s such an excellent ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, January 6, 2006
- An Activist Judge Rapes Society
In Vermont, a man convicted of repeatedly and mercilessly raping a girl over a span of years has been sentenced to sixty days in jail. This is no typographical error. This is no joke. This is no cynical prediction of ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 5, 2006
- Begging to Disagree with the Reverend...
In the January 3, 2006 edition of the Chicago Sun-Times, Rev. Jesse Jackson writes against a tax cut and also a cut in the guaranteed Student Loan program. He decries the former as a tax cut mostly for the very wealthy, and the latter he ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 3, 2006
- Farris Hassan's Day Off
Farris Hassan is a 16-year old Floridian. He has Iraqi parents, but cannot speak Arabic. He’s not Muslim. His parents had given him a princely sum (to me, for a 16-year-old at least), of more than $900. He used this money to ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 30, 2005
- Post-Christmas Carolling Analysis...
Conservativity has made it a point to check on the Democrats and their Christmas carolling. It often reflects their thoughts and hopes during this holiday season. So, we borrowed some surveillance equipment from the NSA and ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 28, 2005
- Merry Christmas -- Except for the Democrats
Well, the numbers for the Christmas season have come in. While the mainstream media has been reporting, with no small amount of self-satisfaction, that this Christmas season would be "mediocre," the truth has been published. The ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 27, 2005
- We're Back Online!
A horrendous SQL Server crash took down this web site. We’ve recovered from it. It wasn’t easy. The machine that hosted the SQL Server was hacked. The backup routines on that server failed to operate ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 23, 2005
- Democrats Crushed by more Iraqi Successes
Howard Dean’s worst night terrors are coming true. Not only is the Iraq war not "unwinnable," but we’re securing the victory more and mre with each passing day. Now the news from Iraq is so good that the mainstream media cannot figure out ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 16, 2005
- Tough and Brave.
I am no fan of the death penalty per se. I feel that, in many cases, being gently lulled off to sleep with an anesthetic, and then gently relieved of one’s life is nowhere near enough punishment for many of this society’s heinous criminals. ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 13, 2005
- Back in the Saddle!
I apologize for my long absence. I have been overwhelmed with work items in my personal and professional life. However, I believe that I can now devote the necessary time to Conservativity in order to continue commentary. For ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 12, 2005
- Flirting with 11,000
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the most-referenced barometer of the economic health of corporate America. Under Bill Clinton, and his "irrational exuberance" Internet stock bubble, it reached the lofty height of 11,723 points. Since ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 25, 2005
- Is It Still "The Economy, Stupid?"
As the extreme Left, as personified by the leadership of the Democratic party, keeps on railing about the war in Iraq, nobody has paid any attention to the economy as of late. While Congressional Republicans are busy trying to act like ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 23, 2005
- What a Difference a Week Makes!
It’s been about a week since I’ve written for Conservativity. In that week, our Vice President has joined President Bush in the steel cajones club. A Democratic congressman declared that we should leave Iraq at once, or in ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 22, 2005
- Liberal Racists Coming out of Hiding
The Left thinks that it is going to win it all in 2006 and 2008, notwithstanding pesky little things like facts. Their overconfidence has led to hubris. And this hubris has caused the Left to become so arrogant that it is now starting to ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 16, 2005
- A Lot of Alito...
So Senators Chucky Schumer (D-NY) and Harry Reid (D-NV), shrinking minority leader, have already decided to vote against the confirmation of Judge Sam Alito to the Supreme Court. Is anyone, anyone at all, surprised? I certainly am ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 16, 2005
- Adroitly Avoiding Ad Hominem
Our President has been accelerating his aggressive defense of his Iraq War policies. As I said last week, it’s about time! The extreme Left has been harping on a lie: Bush Lied, Soldiers Died. Our ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 15, 2005
- Two Conservatives with Backbones!
It’s hard to believe in these days, where baseless but relentless attacks by the extreme Left have rendered virtually the entire GOP caucus in the House of Representatives spineless wimps, that we can find two Conservatives in Washington DC with ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 11, 2005
- Wimpiness Rules the House
First, in a vicious stomach-punch to everyone who voted the GOP to a majority in the House of Representatives, GOP "moderates" removed the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 11, 2005
- An Open Letter to the Speaker of the House...
November 10, 2005
The Honorable J. Dennis HastertSpeaker of the House235 Cannon House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515Fax: 202-225-0697
Dear Speaker Hastert,
I am a fellow Illinois resident, although not one ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 11, 2005
- Applying the Mary Mapes Standard
Mary Mapes, out hawking a book and standing by the declared-forgeries-by-all Bush National Guard documents, has apparently been appointed the penultimate authority of what journalistic verification standards are to be. Interviewed on ABC’s ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 9, 2005
- Don't Worry, Be Happy!
Michelle Malkin, conservative überblogger extraordinaire, wrapped up the 2005 offyear elections on her web site. What struck me was how we conservatives are buying into the Leftist ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 9, 2005
- Stealing a Country, Ohio Style
Today is November 8, 2005. And today, the extreme Left is making their first move to steal the country away from Conservatives, who the people clearly want to run things. And their move, designed to permit the theft of the Congress in 2006 ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 8, 2005
- An Intellectual Property Victory
As a Conservative, I am usually on the opposite side of the table from most movie stars and music acts. After all, they seem to a great degree to be liberals. However, I stand with those people and uniformly cheer the shutdown of ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 7, 2005
- Malkin Echo Syndrome?
I just heard Rush speaking about the extreme Left’s idea of "mainstream" thought: A Molotov cocktail thrown at a San Francisco anti-war rally. I then decided to sweep my normal reads, starting with Michelle Malkin. Now I know who ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 3, 2005
- The Illusion of Oil Price Gouging
The Left has found its latest "Bush Sucks" hot button: Record oil profits. Remember in the bizarro-world in which the liberals live, Iraq is an illegal, evil and unjust war that our President fights to avenge his daddy and to make ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 2, 2005
- Steele Crazy After All These Years
Democrats. The Party of Tolerance. The party of equal rights. The party of "choice." That’s what they say. They believe that we ought to take their word on these statements. Yeah, right. In the same week that ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 2, 2005
- Secret Session, Obvious Motives
Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), shrinking minority leader, pulled a fast one today. He and Dickie "American Soldiers are like Nazis" Durbin employed Senate Rule 21, which does not require a vote, to force the Senate into secret session. ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 1, 2005
- The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same
"Now L.A. hip and N.Y. chic / been dancin’ lately cheek to cheek / while Midwest good ole boys like me / should all be playing catch-up, see / Subscribe to the Village Voice in throngs / and guess who gigs at Madame Wong’s / well drop your pens and ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 1, 2005
- Leftists See Armageddon, I See Heaven!
OK, I know that the "this is going to be Armageddon" comment came from Orrin Hatch, a good, steadfast Utah Republican. The comment, of course, was about the fight for Sam Alito to join the Supreme Court. The Washington Times picked ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 1, 2005
- And the Blood Vessels are Bursting All Over!
Our President has done it. He has nominated a white male to replace Sandra Day O’Connor. Already, Chuckie Schumer is berating Samuel Alito for making the court "less diverse." Harry Reid, aptly described by Polipundit as "a ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 31, 2005
- Schadenfreude to Hubris to Embarassment
UPDATED AT 2:09PM CDT ON OCTOBER 28: For the last two weeks, the press has been scrambling with gossipy reports about Karl Rove being indicted for outing a covert CIA agent as revenge for her husband’s op-ed in the New York ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 28, 2005
- Why Anna Quindlen is Wrong
Anna Quindlen has written an op-ed on MSNBC. It’s also her syndicated column this week. This column makes a bold, yet inaccurate, comparison of the Iraq war to Vietnam. ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 28, 2005
- Na na na na, Na na na na, Hey Hey, Goodbye!
My father died in 2001 at age 87. He was a toddler when this happened last. My maternal grandfather was seven. My mother lived her entire life without seeing this happen, having passed at 72 this last June. Ronald Reagan was six ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 27, 2005
- Harriet Miers is Out
If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Harriet Miers found it a tad too warm in the limelight of what would certainly be a brutal confirmation battle. The liberals realized exactly what our President knew: She was a ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 27, 2005
- Leftist Media Resorts to Special Effects
Originally posted at 12:41PM CDT on 10-26-2005: I really love a TV show. It’s named Stargate SG-1 and is presently on the Sci-Fi network. SG-1 is about a secret program where American soldiers ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 26, 2005
- When Schadenfreude Turns to Hubris
Our friend, Rush Limbaugh, has repeatedly and correctly noted that the extreme Left, for every GOP infallibility, is guilty of ribald “schadenfreude.” For those of you who don’t know what that means, ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 26, 2005
- Hillary May Not be the Heir Apparent
The press is fawning over Hillary Clinton, and has all but coronated her the Democratic Presidential candidate -- and President. Susan Estrich has gone so far as to opine that a failure to elect Hillary would set the feminist movement back 20 ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 25, 2005
- Stats Show Leftist Lies on Taxes
The Democrats in Congress want to "roll back the tax cuts" -- meaning that they want to hike your taxes -- to "pay for" the insane Hurricane Katrina spending programs. These Leftist fools lie through their teeth, as they describe our President’s ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 25, 2005
- Boy, Do I Love the American People!
Earlier today, I wrote an article about an op-ed disguised as "news." This so-called "front page" article in The New York Post essentially portrayed our President as on the edge ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 24, 2005
- Leftist Wishful Thinking, Disguised as News
Matt Drudge is linking a "front page" story in the New York Daily News about our President, complete with a capture of the ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 24, 2005
- Mr. DeLay: Can I Have an Autographed Mugshot?
Tom DeLay, in the latest development in the witch hunt that Ronnie Earle has launched against him, turned himself in to be photographed and fingerprinted on the trumped-up, legally-insufficient phony kangaroo-court charges brought against him. I ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 20, 2005
- Almost taken in...
I am stunned by what I have just read: http://harrietmiers.blogspot.com/ purports to be Harriet Miers’ personal blog. For a good 4.5 seconds, I was taken in. And I was stunned by ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 20, 2005
- Rice in 2008: A Dream Coming True?
Newsmax is running a rumor story, and I emphasize that this is a rumor story, that Vice President Dick Cheney is about to resign his position, and President Bush will ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 19, 2005
- WARNING: Baby Fit Approaching!
Patrick Fitzgerald, special prosecutor of the outing of CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson, is ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 19, 2005
- The Travesty Increases
Ronnie Earle’s office, the District Attorney of Travis County, TX, has been attacking U.S. Representative Tom DeLay, House Majority Leader (on leave), with multiple indictments accusing him of first violating a Texas ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 17, 2005
- Staged Outrage.
The news media has gone full-throttle into a phony "outrage" mode. Why? They claim that a conference between our President and his troops was wholly "staged." The network evening news programs all ran long segments that ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 14, 2005
- The Sad State of Advice and Consent
Yesterday, Dr. James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, a Christian minister, revealed the nature of his conversation with Karl Rove. It made me truly sick. Not at Dr. Dobson, who is a man who daily lives up to his Christian ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 12, 2005
- Conservative Cajones!
The rank and file of the Conservative movement has gotten its groove back! We were marginalized when our President made his biggest blunder, the Medicare prescription drug benefit. We were marginalized when the Washington powers pulled back ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 11, 2005
- More on Miers -- Ad Hominem is Improper
Again, I find myself inspired to write by Rush Limbaugh. He is decrying the Harriet Miers nomination supporters who accuse the nomination’s detractors of being sexist, and who are using other epithets to ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 11, 2005
- What the Democrats Could Learn from Donald Trump
You may have heard that Donald Trump has a hit television show called The Apprentice. Duh! We all know all about Trump and his hair and his show: Trump self-promotion at its zenith. I admit to having been an ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 10, 2005
- Harriet Miers is not a blunder!
Ann Coulter has written a coulmn where she decries Harriet Miers because her law school pedigree does not meet with her approval ("Harriet Miers went to Southern Methodist University Law School, which is not ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 7, 2005
- It's About Time, Mr. President!
I am thrilled with our President’s speech this morning. The subject was our war on terrorism. With the extreme left relentlessly attacking our side, wrongly seeing a softspot in President Bush’s approval rating as a sign that ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 6, 2005
- Throwing Up Our Hands?
President Bush has nominated Harriet Miers, 60, White House Counsel (and formerly his own personal attorney) to succeed Sandra Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court. I can only picture the apoplexy in Ann ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 3, 2005
- Janice Rogers Brown for Supreme Court
Conservativity hereby endorses and recommends Judge Janice Rogers Brown to fill the vacancy of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in the U.S. Supreme Court. She would make the ultimate excellent replacement for Justice O’Connor. She would ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 30, 2005
- Worse Than a Witch Hunt
In Travis County, Texas, sits a prosecutor named Ronnie Earle. He is an extreme leftist, and he will stop at nothing whatsoever to destroy the GOP. On Wednesday, using a secret Grand Jury, he secured an indictment against Tom DeLay, the ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 30, 2005
On Tuesday night, ABC premiered its new show, Commander in Chief, starring Geena Davis as the first female President of the United States. Set in a post-Bush future, President Mackenzie Allen succeeds to the Oval Office when the ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 29, 2005
- Barbara Streisand: World-Renowned Climatologist
Our Friend Matt Drudge ran a headline last night: "Barbara Streisand Declares Global Warming Emergency." She has unequivocally declared that this year’s spate of hurricanes striking ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, September 26, 2005
- Hillary Moves WAY to the Left!
Hillary Clinton has appeared before the Congressional Black Caucus. When she noted, with disdain, that Halliburton received a no-bid contract for Hurricane Katrina relief, she got a standing ovation. It’s one of the extreme left’s "hot ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 23, 2005
- Defining the Upcoming War within the Democratic Party
Back on August 29, I wrote about the upcoming schism in the Democratic Party. On the 14th, Howard Fineman wrote in Newsweek / MSNBC, making the same point, ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, September 20, 2005
- And Another Reason to be Happy
I took the rare step of writing a Saturday article to compliment Donna Brazile on her rousing endorsement of our President’s plan to rebuild New Orleans. As I smiled about that, I opened the Chicago Tribune ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, September 19, 2005
- A Wonderful Thing to See
Donna Brazile was Al Gore’s 2000 campaign manager. She is no friend or closet-ally of our President. She is a stalwart Democrat, a person who hails from New Orleans. Considering the shrill and divisive tone on the present-day American ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, September 17, 2005
- Doing What Needs to be Done
President George W. Bush came out last night, stepped to a podeum at Jackson Square in New Orleans, and redefined America. Whether or not he intended or realized it, he has just killed the Democratic party. It may take a while for the Dems ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 16, 2005
- Masterful! Brilliant!
The Honorable John Roberts, Circuit Judge of the District of Columbia circuit, has ensured that he will be confirmed by the United States Senate, and will become the seventeenth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. In his ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 16, 2005
- Our Media is Laughably Transparent!
Reuters photographers were really into the big news yesterday. Apparently President Bush occasionally uses the bathroom! Shocking! Stunning! Why, we all know that the President is supposed to hold it for ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 15, 2005
- Mary Landrieu Ties Tongue in Knot
On Sunday, senator Mary Landrieu was questioned about the buses that New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin left sitting, when there was a written plan calling for their use to evacuate the poor in the event of a hurricane. Her answer has been the subject ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, September 13, 2005
- Air America Scandal Revisited...
Any mention of the shameful Air America scandal that we recently reported requires our salutation of, and heartfelt thanks to, the inimitable Michelle ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 9, 2005
- A picture is worth a Thousand words
The mainstream (leftist) media is foaming at the mouth, begging for the right to take pictures of corpses found in New Orleans as a result of Hurricane Katrina, and publish them. This is the same press that is rabidly attacking our President and ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, September 9, 2005
- Projection -- Or Is It?
"Projection: Projection is one of the defense mechanisms identified by Freud and still acknowledged today. According to Freud, projection is when someone is threatened by or afraid of their own impulses so they attribute these impulses to someone ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, September 7, 2005
- Shining Lights of Goodness
I am still shocked by the devastation from Hurricane Katrina. I have already been compelled to write of the shameful accusations lobbed at our President, especially from those who should have acted in the first ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, September 6, 2005
- Disaster Relief Site for Pets and Their Owners.
I own Man’s Best Friend Software. It’s the company that pays the bills (well, most of the time), and gives me the free time to run this site. I disclose this along with an ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, September 6, 2005
- Brilliant Move, Mr. President!
Our President has his plate full, dealing with the war on terror, the media’s attempts to blame him for every ill thing that has befallen the United States since he took office, a disloyal and unpatriotic left that actively seeks to discredit him, and ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, September 5, 2005
- Conservatives Are More Pro-Choice!
The left in America pushes the notion that it is the party of choice and liberty, while it simultaneously, and falsely, accuses conservatives of "fascist" repression and opposition to equality. The Senate’s leftists promise to grill Supreme Court ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, September 1, 2005
- Can You See the War Coming?
Can you see the war coming? I can. America is about to host a horrible, fractious war. It will be unlike anything that we’ve ever seen here. The war I speak of will not involve the military in any way. In fact, it probably ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, August 29, 2005
- Supporting the Troops Requires Supporting the War!
On Thursday the 25th, Rush Limbaugh made, indirectly, the most important observation I’ve heard in a long time. He said that, to conservatives, the constant leftist mantra of "we support the troops -- but ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, August 26, 2005
- Warped Press Coverage -- Frustrating, Not Unexpected.
Senator Dianne Feinstein is going to sternly grill Judge John Roberts during the committee hearings on ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, August 23, 2005
- Al-Qaeda's Marksmanship -- Slipping!
Three Russian Katyusha shoulder-firing rockets were fired at two U.S. warships docked at Aqaba, Jordan. American death toll: zero. American property damage: zero. ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, August 19, 2005
- It Would Have Happened Anyway
Iran is actively trying to produce weapons grade plutonium. At Arak, heavy water production is progressing in a manner that gives its managers, ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, August 19, 2005
- Sickening and Divisive -- Trying to Tear Hawaii in Two
The Senate, a body of one hundred people who supposedly have sworn to uphold the Constitution, is considering one of the most Constitutionally-repugnant proposals to be proposed since the Comstock Act. The bill? A measure that would give ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, August 18, 2005
- Wasted Minds, Wasted Ink, Wasted Time
Marvin Kalb has written an op-ed piece in which he compares the Karl Rove / Valerie Plame non-scandal to Watergate. Mr. Kalb is a left-leaning journalst from that ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, August 18, 2005
- Six Feet Under Buries Socialist Lies
I have been a fan of the HBO television show Six Feet Under for its entire run as a TV series. The show ends its run this coming Sunday, the 21st. There was no way I was going to miss last night’s second-to-last episode. When ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, August 15, 2005
- A Shameful Spectacle
Reporting on a shameful Spectacle staged by the left is a routine thing. Usually, there are several shameful spectacles per day in this nation. However, we now have a truly shameful thing happening just outside our President’s ranch in ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, August 14, 2005
- Substance on the Left?
After yesterday’s article about Howard Dean’s statements to a Vermont DNC fundraiser, I decided to try something. I started to look for substantial foundation to the left’s position. I got on Google (whose news ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, August 10, 2005
- Democrats Searching -- for a Message
Howard Dean spoke Monday night in Vermont, where he used to be governor. Vermont is unique in that one of its senators is an "independent" former GOP member who always votes with the leftists. Its sole House member is an independent who ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, August 9, 2005
- Locking up Lunacy
Ever watch the TV Show named Judge Mathis? It’s one of those shows that purport to be a small claims court -- a clone of People’s Court and Judge Judy. In reality, the "judge" is an arbitrator, and the TV ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, August 8, 2005
- Sick of Muckraking; Evaluating Judge Roberts
I picked a lousy time to go to the Dells. Yes, I spent Monday through yesterday at the Wisconsin Dells, mostly swimming in one of the finest waterparks on Earth. Since the Wilderness Resort and Lodge did not pay for advertising here, I will ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, August 5, 2005
- Hurrah for Her Majesty's Secret Service!
We here in the USA, are sometimes quite arrogant about our ability to project power. After all, in Gulf War I, we practically destroyed the 4th largest army on Earth, by remote control. Nobody’s equipment can detect our planes as they fly ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, July 31, 2005
- An Exit Strategy from our Common Sense
The Congress seems to be attempting to try to form some sort of bipartisan call for our President to state an exit strategy for the Iraq war. These people think that such a move will cause Iraq’s neighbors to pull back from supporting ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 28, 2005
- A Very Immature Old Lady
Helen Thomas is very old. She is going to turn 85 next Thursday, August 4. Now, my father, who passed from this Earth at age 87 in 2001, always reminded me of God’s command to show respect and deference to my elders. He was and is ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 28, 2005
- Labor, Environment, Outsourcing
American industrial capacity has been largely outsourced to other countries: Mexico, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, the Phillipines. We make almost none of our own clothes. An "American" car is usually about 65-70% American; the other ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, July 27, 2005
- Time to play -- Recess!
Our beloved President is preparing to nominate John Bolton directly into the U.N. ambassadorship by using a recess appointment! The extremist socialist ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 26, 2005
- Tacking to the Center...
Hillary Clinton will support our beloved President’s nomination of Judge John G. Roberts, Jr. to the United States Supreme Court, and will vote for his confirmation. This news broke late Sunday on ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, July 25, 2005
- Creepy Criticism of Our President.
Jonathan Chait opined in the Los Angeles Times about that which he called "an obsession with exercise," putatively ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, July 22, 2005
- Tunnel Capture Highlights Improved Security
People like the Minutemen, whom I admire greatly, concentrate on our Southern border as a weak fron in the war on Terror. However, yesterday, we found out about an elaborate reinforced-concrete ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 21, 2005
- On Whose SIDE will Judge Roberts Be?
Teddy "Chappaquiddick" Kennedy of Massachusetts, extreme left-wing socialist, is on the warpath against our beloved President’s nomination of John G. Roberts, Jr. His main talking point: "whose side will [Judge Roberts] be on?" Rush Limbaugh is ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, July 20, 2005
- OK, Ann is Upset!
Ann Coulter has weighed in on the John Roberts nomination to the Supreme Court. And she is not happy. She sees Judge Roberts as the second coming of ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, July 20, 2005
- Supreme Confidence
Our Beloved President left his detractors eating his dust as he made a giant splash and nominated Judge John G. Roberts, Jr. to the Supreme Court. Judge Roberts is himself an embattled appellate nominee who was stonewalled twice before, once from ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 19, 2005
- Al Gore's Current Project
Al Gore, loser of the 2000 presidential election, is now launching a TV network named "Current." In an interview, Mr. Gore has said that Current is "not intended to be partisan ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 19, 2005
- Rove-ing Reporter
OK, the Karl Rove scandal has been officially scuttled. Karl Rove did not "out" the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson to anyone. In fact, he learned Plame’s ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, July 15, 2005
- Boycott San Francisco, say the Gay Blogs!
Michelle Malkin notes an interesting and disturbing story in her blog. She notes that, by an 8-3 margin, the San Francisco City Council has rejected the berthing of the retired battleship, USS ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 14, 2005
- Battle Ready Armor
My kids watch an inane but quite entertaining show on Cartoon Network. It’s called Codename: Kids Next Door. Children around the world are organized into a super-secret elite organization to protect kids worldwide against the evils ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 14, 2005
- Again, the Math Proves Itself
Our President pushed through a tax cut, right as we entered a war on terrorism, and in the middle of a recession spurred by the evil 9/11 attack and the bursting of the Clinton-era dot-com bubble. The left loudly decried the tax cut, saying that ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, July 13, 2005
- Nanny State Extremism
We’ve all seen those Enzyte commercials, with Bob, who is taking a pill that supposedly gives his nether regions a massive "boost of confidence." We’ve seen those commercials for a diet pill for $153 per bottle. These items are actually not ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 12, 2005
- John McCain Grows a Set!
9:52AM CDT July 12, 2005: Regarding the upcoming Supreme Court nomination, our friend Drudge has the following quotes -- from John McCain, GOP senator from Arizona and the founder of the Gang of 14: ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 12, 2005
- To Our President: Please be Consistent
July 11, 2005
Dear President Bush,
I write today to ask you to continue your strong record on judicial nominations when it comes to filling the vacancy of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Supreme Court seat. The left wing is already ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, July 11, 2005
- Triple Play?
Sandra Day O’Connor has retired, effective the start of the next term, or the confirmation of her successor. Now, within hours or days, our Chief Justice will also retire. Two Justices, double play. Time for two nominations? ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, July 8, 2005
- The Excellent Nomination Position of our President
George W. Bush, our beloved President, is in an excellent position in the upcoming Supreme Court nomination fight. The socialist leftists will be in an untenable position. The 2006 elections are a year and a half away. Justice Sandra ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 7, 2005
- The British are NOT the Spanish!
Evil and amoral terrorists have attacked London during the G8 summit. Tony Blair has left the summit in order to tend to his country. Their obvious intent was to cause the British spine to turn to linguini, and to cause the UK to do a ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 7, 2005
- They Want War? Let's Make it Nuclear!
Chucky Schumer, leftist Democratic senator from New York, was caught by our friend Matt Drudge using a cell phone to tell an ally that they are planning how to "go to war" over the nomination of any Supreme ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, July 7, 2005
- Rush is Really Right on this one.
Our dear friend, Rush Limbaugh, member of our hall of fame, has opined that the frenetic excitement over the mildly-surprising retirement of Sandra Day O’Connore from the Supreme Court stems from the fact that ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, July 5, 2005
- Never, Ever, Ever Forget!
The Jews who survived the evil and demonic Shoah constantly remind us of what happened to them. Why? So that people will remember the atrocity and it will never happen again, to them or anyone else. Nonetheless, the American press, in ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, June 30, 2005
- Our President and his Detractors
Our President, George W. Bush, spoke last night. He made it crystal clear that we are making real progress in Iraq; it is nowhere near the "quagmire" that the left-wing press makes it out to be. He made it clear why we are in Iraq: We ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, June 29, 2005
- Dickie Durbin's Crocodile Tears
"Senator" -- and I use that term loosely, Dickie Durbin, Democrat from Illinois (ugh, my home state), apologized on the floor of the Senate for comparing our heroic brave troops to the Nazis and Pol Pot. He made the original comparison with ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, June 22, 2005
- Justice Accomplished
Michael Jackson has been acquitted. Tom Mesereau suddenly rested after a short rebuttal from D.A. Tom "Vendetta" Sneddon, not because he thought that his client had been devastated, but rather because the evidence was so flimsy that no ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, June 21, 2005
- Long Absences, We'd Rather Hollywouldn't
I would like to thank you for putting up with my absence over the last two weeks. Personal matters kept me away from my PC. Now that these matters have been (happily) resolved, I return to my daily jaunt into punditry. As my first ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, June 20, 2005
- Tribune Editorial shows Common Sense
Yes, I know. The Chicago Tribune is a left-wing rag, with Clarence Page taking up a substantial amount of the editorial page ink. Steve Chapman is usually a reliable lefty as well. However, in the May 5, 2005 Tribune ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, June 6, 2005
- A Nuclear Option without the Nuclear Option.
This is a direct quotation from the "memorandum of understanding" that the GOP’s Turncoat Seven negotiated with the Dark Side Democrats: "We believe that, under Article II, Section 2, of the United States Constitution, the word “Advice” speaks to ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, May 26, 2005
- Shocking L.A. Times Editorial!
Thanks to our hero Rush Limbaugh, I have been alerted to an editorial in the normally-liberal Los Angeles Times. Entitled Alas, a Nuclear Freeze, one would think that the Times had taken to its editorial page to laud ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, May 25, 2005
- It's not “The Constitutional Option!”
Most conservative pundits have shied away from the term "Nuclear Option" to refer to the elimination of judicial nominee filibusters. Instead, they, and even our beloved Senate increasing majority leader Dr. Bill Frist, have taken to calling this ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 24, 2005
- Take Gun, Aim Squarely at Foot, Pull Trigger.
Seven GOP Senators teamed with seven Democrat Senators and, in so doing brokered a compromise that, in my opinion, has damaged the GOP. The "memorandum of understanding" compromise guarantees votes for the embattled Priscilla Owen, Janice Rogers ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 24, 2005
- Nuclear Option Quarterbacking
May 24, 2005 is the day. Either the Democrats will cut and run, and allow the votes on our President’s appellate judicial nominees, or they will go hard at it and Dr. Frist, Senate increasing majority leader, will fire off the Nuclear ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, May 23, 2005
- History's Greatest Insult?
The Democratic party refers to itself as "the party of Jefferson." This reference is probably some sort of smack against the GOP’s truthful statement that it is "the party of Lincoln." The Democrats looked for an earlier great man to ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, May 19, 2005
- Last Call for Constitutional Respect
Dr Bill Frist, leader of the GOP increasing Senate majority, has commenced the mechanism to launch the Nuclear Option. His finger is on the red button as the Senate debates our President’s nomination of Priscilla Owen to the 5th Circuit Court of ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Desperate Democrats are trying their hardest to maintain their unconstitutional filibusters of our beloved President’s judicial nominees. Bill Frist is now ensured that he has at least 52 votes (he needs 50) to detonate the Nuclear Option and to ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 17, 2005
The story has broken. Starting with Priscilla Owen, our beloved President’s nominee to the 5th appellate circuit, and then Janice Rogers Brown, nominated to the DC appellate circuit, our hero of the Constitution, Senator Bill Frist of Tennessee ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 13, 2005
- More BS from CBS about Ken Starr, and the Nuclear Option Revisited.
Ken Starr wrote the following to describe the CBS report that had him deriding the potential Nuclear Option that the GOP is planning to restore Constitutionality to Senate consideration of judicial nominees: "[O]ur friends are way off base in assuming ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 13, 2005
- Jackson Defense says "Amen" to Immunity witness!
Tom Sneddon gave "use" immunity to Vincent Amen, in the hope of getting juicy dirt on Michael Jackson, in the continuing effort to lock him up. Mr. Amen then told the prosecutors the truth and they decided not to call him. Why? His ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, May 13, 2005
- Leftists try to Ban Conservatives from PBS!
Yes, you heard that correctly. The chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting realized the obvious: PBS was a hotbed of pure leftist propaganda, supported by the U.S. Government. So he decided to try to balance the ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, May 12, 2005
- Senator Nelson: We Won't Dismiss You!
To the Honorable Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska:
Dear Senator Nelson,
I am certain that you recognize that you are a Democratic senator who represents a "red" state. I also know that you recently tried, with Trent Lott, to ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, May 11, 2005
- The Real Loser
"Senator" Harry Reid (D-NV), leader of the senate’s shrinking Democratic party minority, seems to have no remorse for referring to our beloved President as a "loser" some days ago. Reid is quoted as saying, "Maybe my choice of words was improper, ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, May 11, 2005
- A Lott of Treachery
Trent Lott wants his seat at the Senate power brokers’ table back. He lost it when the leftist press mischaracterized a salutary remark he made at Strom Thurmond’s 100th Brithday party, and made the senator look like a racist. In that ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, May 9, 2005
- As the Circus Draws to an End...
Michael Jackson’s attorneys have had, so far, a swimmingly excellent time of it in his molestation trial. They made every single prosecution witness, to a one, look like a buffoon, a liar, a swindler or a serious prosecutorial ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, May 9, 2005
- Who Cares!
Who cares about Paula Abdul’s sex life? Think about it. Most 42-year-old women look at their fat lumpy lazy husbands and become very jealous that she got to get it on with a studly 22 year old (mediocre) singer. Frankly, she has ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, May 5, 2005
- Filibusters, “Capture” and the Truth
On May 2, 2005 I sent the following op-ed to the Chicago Tribune...
On the May 1, 2005 Chicago Tribune editorial page, Professor Geoffery R. Stone of the University of Chicago wrote a scathing excoriation of the GOP, ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, May 3, 2005
- The Extreme Leftist Energy Non-Policy
We need to reduce our dependence on foreign energy sources. The left repeatedly excoriates our beloved President for his alleged failure to address this issue. However, he has repeatedly stated that there has been no energy policy in thie ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, April 29, 2005
- Bill Frist, Hero of the Constitution
Early this week, the media was floating stories that suggested that Senate majority leader Bill Frist of Tennessee would accept a deal with Harry Reid, the senate’s shrinking minority leader. The deal would have preserved the rights of ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, April 29, 2005
- On the Backfiring Line
Michael Jackson’s trial was supposed to be a slam dunk. Wham bam, he’s going to jail where he will be mercilessly tortured to death for being a child molester. Now, the prosecution is trying to wrap up its supremely weak case, and the press ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, April 28, 2005
- Heresy From the Lips of a Windows Programmer.
My day job is running a software company that produces programs that run under Microsoft Windows. All but one of the computers in my office are Wintel machines. There is one very old iMac, which I received for free, and use to verify that ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, April 28, 2005
- Air America Shows the Left's Intellectual Depth
On Monday evening, Air America Radio began airing The Randi Rhodes Show. In the opening minutes of the show, there was a skit with an announcer voicing over a phony commercial: "A spoiled child is telling us our Social Security ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, April 27, 2005
- How Howard Dean Personifies Hypocrisy
Howard Dean viciously attacked Rush Limbaugh when speaking before a group of America-hating mindless left-wing dictators-in-waiting, oops, I mean liberals. In this speech, he derided and then ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, April 22, 2005
- Looking at Ann Coulter through the fisheye lens
I am married. I am married. I am married. I am married!! Every time I see, and more importantly, every time I read or hear the words of, Ann Coulter, I have to repeatedly remind myself that I am married. Her rapier wit, ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, April 20, 2005
- Embarassed, Shocked and Outraged!
Pope Benedict XVI has been pope for about five hours, including the time it took to burn the ballots, ring the bells, put on the papal vestments and receive the allegiance of the cardinals who elected him. He came out onto the St Peter’s balcony ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, April 19, 2005
- The Mother of all Implosions
Tom Mesereau took the Michael Jackson case, which most attorneys thought was a certain loser, with a mountain of alleged evidence showing the singer to be a serial pedophile. He replaced Mark Geragos, who went on to what he thought was the ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, April 19, 2005
CNN.com has an article handicapping the Papal election next week. Instead of listing the different candidates who may be favorites, they took the tack of listing qualifications: A Cardinal, Speaking fluent Italian, Dioscesean experience ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, April 14, 2005
- Prosecutorial Disaster
Michael Jackson’s trial seemed last week, with all of the "prior bad acts evidence," to be headed straight to convictionland. However, some of the more astute observers noted that every single one of the witnesses that testified had an axe to ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, April 14, 2005
- A Hero has Passed
Before Pope John Paul II was elected, rude and sometimes vicious Polish jokes were commonplace, especially in non-Polish Chicago neighborhoods. By 1991, people who told Polish jokes usually received a scornful comeback along the lines of: "How ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, April 6, 2005
- My Apologies.
I apologize to all of our readers for not being on top of my game this week. Frankly, I am sick and tired of the overplay of the Terri Schiavo killing. Conservatives in general have been going non-stop on this issue. I agree that ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, April 1, 2005
- Article Three -- It's Time to use it fully
Article Three of the Constitution of the United States of America gives the Congress of the United States the power to determine the composition and jurisdiction of the courts of the United States. When the Congress decided to give Federal Courts ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, March 25, 2005
- Boxer Tries to Rope-A-Dope the Constitution
Muhammad Ali is arguably the greatest boxer ever. Why? Was it because he was a hulking behemoth who could take a knockout punch, smile, and then whack his opponent to Valhalla with no effort? Nope. It was because he was fast, ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, March 23, 2005
- Terri Got the Short Shrift -- but not from the Judge!
The Congress and our President passed a law giving Terri Schiavo’s parents the right to go to Federal Court and argue for her life. Instead of getting to the gist of the matter, namely that hearsay ought never be adequate to support a ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, March 22, 2005
- Judicial Supremacy?
Should the Supreme Court be the final arbiter of Constitutional Interpretation? That was the holding of the court in Marbury v. Madison, 1 Cranch 137, 5 U.S. 137, 2 L. Ed. 2d 60 (1803). The Supreme Court reserved to the courts the ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, March 21, 2005
- Playgirl Zips Zipp's Lips
Michele Zipp wrote an article for Playgirl magazine, the magazine for which she was editor-in-chief, in which she came out as a Republican. She went into some detail about her conversion, and explained her vote for President Bush. ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, March 21, 2005
- Kudos to our President and the Congress!
Conservativity warmly congratulates the U.S. Congress and the President of the United States. It is heartwarming to see 536 powerful people stop their lives and concentrate on justice for one person. Republicans and Democrats alike ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, March 21, 2005
- Will Terri live to fight another day?
Terri Schiavo has a real chance to be spared the death-by-vicious-starvation penalty today. Many of us are praying to God for exactly that, some of us are acting affirmatively to keep her husband from murdering her with the help of the Florida ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, March 18, 2005
- Desperate Liberal Lies Pile Up
I have written at length of my wholehearted support of the Nuclear Option to break the unconstitutional filibuster of our beloved President’s judicial nominees. I am heartened by the ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, March 17, 2005
- Terri Just got a New Friend!
Terri Schindler Schiavo just got a new friend: Our Beloved President. His brother has been Terri’s biggest champion in Florida, fighting to keep her husband, Michael "When is that bitch going to die?" Schiavo, from starving her to ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, March 17, 2005
- I'll Have the Roasted Crow, with a Side Order of My Hat!
Robert Blake wass just acquitted of murdering his wife. He was also acquitted of a count of solicitation to commit murder. The second count of solicitation to commit murder resulted in a hung jury, voting 11-1 to acquit. ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, March 16, 2005
- Our Wise, Brave President
George W. Bush is a wise and brave man. Today he ran the nastiest gauntlet that man can devise: A Republican President holding a press conference. One reporter queried our President about the "crumbling coalition" in Iraq, basing that ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, March 16, 2005
- "Oh We've Been Workin' on the Railroading!"
Michael Jackson is on trial for his life. You may say, "But John, isn’t he only on trial for child molestation and some related lesser offenses?" Yes. However, should he be convicted, his entire life is ruined. He is on trial ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, March 15, 2005
- The UAW Hates our Marines!
For years, reservists in the U.S. Marines were allowed to park in the lot of the UAW headquarters building in Detroit while working at a nearby reserve base on Jefferson Avenue. Some of these Marines display bumper stickers supporting our beloved ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, March 14, 2005
Hillary Clinton is trying to redefine herself as a "centrist." Howard Fineman wrote a slavishly sycophantic Clinton-worship piece for Newsweek and MSNBC. Fineman wrote of her ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, March 11, 2005
- Tragedy Doubled
Early this morning, Bart A. Ross committed suicide when, in West Allis, Wisconsin, he was pulled over by a law enforcement officer investigating why he was loitering in his car, writing a note. The note was a combination suicide note and ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, March 10, 2005
- Why Do the Red States Prosper While the Blue States Stagnate?
Nevada, Colorado, Florida, Arizona, Texas. These are states with rapidly growing job markets. They’re also red states. Illinois, New York, New Jersey, job stagnation and lagging behind the country in recovery. Blue states ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, March 10, 2005
- On top of the Vendetta, now this!
Michael Jackson is short some serious money, in the millions. He turned his finances over to his brother Randy Jackson (not the same Randy Jackson of American Idol fame). Suddenly, Randy bought himself a nice home in Miami, and ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, March 9, 2005
- Watching a Trial Implode
I am on record as having said that a celebrity cannot get a fair trial in California since O.J. In that same article, I stated my personal belief that Michael Jackson is actually innocent of the pedophilia charges ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, March 8, 2005
- Desperate Fantasies, Complete Lies
Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of the 2004 election losing presidential candidate, openly accused the GOP of stealing the 2004 election. "Two brothers own 80 percent of the machines used in the United States," Mrs. Kerry said, referring to electronic ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, March 8, 2005
- Big Tent v. Small Tent
Two Democratic Senators may join the GOP in supporting our beloved President on Social Security reform. The names of these brave persons are Joe Lieberman and Ben Nelson. Remember that Joe Lieberman was the Democratic Vice-Presidential ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, March 7, 2005
- Minimum Wage Common Sense
Steve Chapman is a liberal commentator on the Editorial page of the Chicago Tribune. In the March 6, 2005 edition of the paper, Mr. Chapman undertook to criticize his fellow libs with respect to the Democrats’ propensity to demand ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, March 7, 2005
- Political Hacks Pt. II -- Making Demands Without Power
Senate Democrats have sent our President a letter, demanding that he renounce the idea of private accounts as a part of Social Security reform, or they will oppose him. I will remind all people that the Senate has 55 GOP Senators, 44 Democratic ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, March 4, 2005
- Who's the real political hack?
Knight-Ridder, in a sycophantic piece about the Senate shrinking minority leader Harry Reid of Nevada, noted that he recently labeled Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve, ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, March 4, 2005
- Who Cares if Geena Davis will be a TV President?
I do not care one iota about Geena Davis’ upcoming role on ABC-TV where she is the first female President. I do not care one iota that Ms. Davis is a left-wing liberal Democratic activist. I do not care that Jimmy Smits is likely to take ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, March 3, 2005
- Senate Democrats Demonstrate Terror at Nuclear Option
Robert Byrd, ex Ku Klux Klansman, and member of the Democratic party, is the most senior member of the Senate. On March 1, he stood up in the Senate and compared the GOP Senate Caucus, elected by you, the people, to Hitler and those who persecute ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, March 2, 2005
- Global Misunderstanding Spotlights our Freedom
This last weekend, Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, grilled our president as to why he fired reporters at CBS. President Bush then attempted to explain that, as President of the United States, he has no power to hire or fire any member of ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, February 28, 2005
- Vendetta Santa Barbara Style
Michael Jackson is on trial for 10 offenses, including child molestation. Tom Sneddon, Santa Barbara district attorney, has an "interesting" case. He obtained an indictment from a Grand Jury in a secret proceeding where the defense is ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, February 25, 2005
- Left Wing Nuclear Hypocrisy
It used to be that the liberals were the ones who advocated the elimination of the Senate Filibuster, where the minority used debating tactics in order to halt legislation that would otherwise pass with a majority vote. Liberal author Timothy ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, February 23, 2005
- Treason in Brooklyn
Sixth grade students at a JHS 51 school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY sent PFC Rob. Jacobs, a soldier serving us in Korea, not Iraq, a pile of letters. Upon receipt, the private was thrilled that he was sent mail. Then he made the ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, February 23, 2005
- Hidden Microphone Catches Bush Integrity!
Doug Wead acted like our President’s friend back in 1998, before he ran for president. What he did was to surreptitiously tape-record George W. Bush while he spoke confidentially and candidly. While the lefty media tries to spin this ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, February 21, 2005
- Defending Missile Defense
"If you didn’t do anything until you could do everything, you probably wouldn’t do anything." -- Donald Runsfeld to Sen. Hillary Clinton, after being grilled on Missile Defense. Our Secretary of Defense is correct to say that we are ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, February 18, 2005
- Classy Action on Class Actions
Our President has today won a significant legal victory. Congress has, ahead of schedule, passed class action lawsuit reform. The reforms start by eliminating most forum shopping for lucrative cases, by sending larger cases to Federal ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 17, 2005
- Boeing's Sure Bet
I was thrilled when Boeing moved its corporate headquarters to my hometown of Chicago. However, many in the area freaked out, thinking that Boeing had seen its best days, and was in decline versus the Airbus Eurogovernmental-subsidized ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 15, 2005
- The Nuclear Axis of Fear
North Korea has boasted that it has nuclear weapons, made in direct violation of an agreement brokered by former President Carter during the clinton administration. Yesterday, Feb. 13, 2005, Iran made multiple hostile statements threatening the ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, February 14, 2005
- Democrats Live out Democracy's Nightmare
"A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, February 11, 2005
- Terror: Just Normal Democratic Party Procedure
Paul Ryan is a Republican Congressman from Wisconsin. He is the author and principal sponsor of HR 4851, the first of the bills needed to codify our President’s vision for Social Security Reform. Yesterday, he spoke in Washington about the ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 10, 2005
- How Hatred Distorts Reality
Ward Churchill hates America. He hates every American who does not also hate America. He truly hates George W. Bush. Hate, hate, hate, hate, hate! To quote this person directly: "U.S. out of the world! U.S. out of ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, February 9, 2005
- Harry Reid Speak with Forked Tongue
Senator Harry Reid, Democrat from Nevada. He is the person who has replaced Tom Daschle as Senate Shrinking-minority leader, and was, along with Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic co-whiner after our President’s wonderful State of the Union ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 8, 2005
- Nancy Pelosi: Too Right Wing for Democrats?
The above title is not a joke. Nancy Pelosi is facing flak from her San Francisco constituency, accusing her of being too right-wing for their tastes. I kid you not. The socialist / near-communists in that area think that ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 8, 2005
- Is our President a Mad Slasher?
Today, our beloved president is submitting his latest budget to the Congress. In this budget are fewer spending programs. In fact, there are real cuts in programs, as opposed to the "cuts" that liberals normally deride, which in reality are ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, February 7, 2005
- W Ran it up the Flag-Poll, the People have Saluted
The State of the Union message of February 2, 2005 will go down in history for more than the mere fact that a bunch of elitist leftists booed the President when he recited the facts about Social Security. The CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll came out, ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 3, 2005
- State of the Implosion
Our President shone brilliantly last night in his first State of the Union address since his re-election. I knew he was doing well when the elite lefties started to boo him when he talked of Social Security reform, yet our beloved president kept ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, February 3, 2005
- Are the terrorists toying with us?
The picture you see at the left was posted at about 3:00PM EST on a web site known to carry terrorist threats from Iraq. This picture is purported to be that of an American ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 1, 2005
- Liberal Introspection - Finally?
Mark Brown, a liberal, wrote a column in the Chicago Sun-Times today. Entitled, "What if Bush has been right about Iraq all along?", the column represents a significant break ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, February 1, 2005
- Another Promise Kept
Last weekend, the Iraqi people held a free and fair election. Turnout was huge, even in light of the terrorist rebels’ extravagant threats of violence. Big deal? You bet! Two years ago, this country was led by a ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 31, 2005
- Rice-ism Part II: The Racists Strike Back
It is the epitomy of hypocrisy to see Robert Byrd, a veteran of the Ku Klux Klan, stand on the Senate floor, deriding Dr. Condoleeza Rice. This, however, is typical of the elite left. Their media flunkies nearly destroyed Trent Lott for ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 27, 2005
- Press Conference or Gauntlet?
As I write this article, President Bush is wrapping up the first news conference of his second term. Most of the press attacked him, especially in the areas of Social Security reform. They assumed in their questions that the Social Security ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, January 26, 2005
- Terri Schindler Schiavo = Legalized Murder.
Terri Schindler Schiavo’s "husband" wants her dead. He wants, in fact, to starve and dehydrate her to death, which is indeed one of the most cruel ways to end a person’s life. He has fathered two children with another woman. So, how ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 25, 2005
- A Trillion Reasons to be Happy
The CBO has released new numbers. These numbers show that economic growth has trimmed a trillion dollars off the deficit over the next ten years! Boy, that tax cut is working out to our benefit! The elite left ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 24, 2005
- Insane Arguments Abound to Assail President Bush
Recently, I have been cruising around the internet to see the latest vitriol that spews from the mouth of the extreme left. I just knew that something would come up that would be noteworthy of an article. I did not expect to hit the mother ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, January 21, 2005
- Joy and Sorrow, Celebration and Protest
Our beloved president is sworn in today for his second term, with a firm mandate, increased Congressional representation, command of more state governorships and legislatures, and strong popular support. At the same time, the elite left treats ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 20, 2005
- Spam Backfire
Someone used the computer system at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA, to send out a message to the entire student body. The message was signed "College Republicans," the name of an on-campus group of student GOP ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, January 19, 2005
If John Kerry and Barbara Boxer were to be believed, Condoleeza Rice is a lying traitor who deserves nothing but prison time for deceiving the American people. Of course, they are the only two Senate Foreign Relations Committee members who voted ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, January 19, 2005
- The GOP's Springtime
January 20, 2005 marks the beginning of springtime for the GOP. Our mandate-backed president commences his second term, and the newer, larger GOP caucuses warm up their congressional seats. Harry Reed, Tom Daschle’s successor as Senate ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 18, 2005
- King's Dream Realized
Yesterday at Dixon Grove Baptist Church in Jonesboro, GA, The Rev. Jesse Jackson came to the pulpit to decry America’s alleged continuing racism, delivered via the Iraq war, the lack of capital to support African-American businesses and the alleged ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 17, 2005
- One Obama to Live
On Jaunary 12, there aired a soap on ABC. Its name: One Life to Live. It’s fairly popular, especially among younger viewers. One scene depicted the local D.A. kissing up to a man simply called "The Senator." My ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, January 14, 2005
- Delusions of the Left
Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy spoke on January 12, 2005. In that speech, he said such things like "although our party is in the minority, we represent the majority..." as he railed on against anything that our beloved President does or may ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 13, 2005
- Leftist Democrats show Racism toward Gonzales
Alberto Gonzales is, as I am typing this article, being grilled by the America-hating, treasonous, racist, bigoted left-wing nut jobs who arrogantly pose as Democratic Senators. Why? He is Hispanic and is up to be our Attorney ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, January 6, 2005
- America-Hating Bush Bashers are Out in Force -- Again
Nancy Pelosi, minority leader of the House of Representatives, was out today bashing our beloved President for conducting the war in Iraq, because we are supposedly now short of money for humanitarian aid for the Tsunami victims. Diane Sawyer ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, January 4, 2005
- A Country that Cares!
Billions, not millions, of dollars in American Aid have been mustered to help the victims of the Tsunami in southern Asia. As one may expect, these massive donations come not from the United States government, but from the private citizens of ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, January 3, 2005
Jan Egeland, chief of the United Nations’ humanitarian aid programs, has called the United States’ $30 million donation to the UN relief effort for the mega-tsunami damage wrought on Southeast Asia "stingy." Our initial $15 million UN pledge has ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 29, 2004
- Tidal Wave Aftermath
We are awestruck at the power of earthquakes and water. We are terribly saddened by the horrific death toll caused by the undersea quake and the Tsunami (tidal waves) caused by it. We as people must pray for the survivors, that they will ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 27, 2004
- Putting the antichrist in Christmas
In Arvada Colorado, there was a holiday parade in this, the Christmas season. American Indian "holy people," gay people, Chinese New year floats, and others could march in this "parade of lights." However, a local Christian church was ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, December 23, 2004
- Naysayers Pooh-Pooh Stock Market Rise...
The elite leftists who run the media truly hate our President, and a reasonable if not convincing case can be made that these people hate The United States of America. As I opined yesterday, the markets smell the coming boom ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 22, 2004
10,759.43. That is where the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed today, December 21, 2004. It has not been so high since June of 2001. NASDAQ is also 2,150.91, right at the same level of June 2001. That is a healthy level, and ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 21, 2004
- Signature Machines and Hypocrisy
Donald Rumsfeld, our Secretary of Defense, the man who has been the subject of scathing attacks by left-wing congressmen and senators, and also the press, is now being flamed for letting his staff sign condolence letters to the families of our brave ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 21, 2004
- Saturday Night Live -- More Kudos!
On December 18, 2004, Saturday Night Live aired a "TV Fun House" cartoon by Robert Smigel. This one was a stop-action animation featuring Santa, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and -- Al Franken, Margaret Cho, Moby and Natalie ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 20, 2004
- The Worst Job Interview
I admit to having watched every second of both seasons of The Apprentice, the show where Donald Trump conducts a 15-week "job interview" to find an executive-level employee to run one of his companies. Last night, on December 16, 2004, ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 17, 2004
- As our President reaches for the knife in his back...
George W. Bush has a logistical problem. He cannot reach around to the dagger in his back. First, John McCain stuck it in, then Trent Lott twisted it and pushed it in some more. McCain is one thing. McCain is out for McCain and ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, December 16, 2004
- McCain the Pain
Pheesh. John McCain, "Republican" senator from Arizona, held up all of the business at the end of the 108th Congress in order to wrest a concession from Dennis Hastert, Real Republican Speaker of the House from Illinois. The ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 15, 2004
- The Death of Justice?
Scott Peterson stands convicted and condemned for the murder of his wife and unborn son. A jury of hie peers heard the evidence, totally circumstantial, and determined his guilt. What’s wrong with this? Well, nothing, as long as the ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 15, 2004
- Still up to Their Old Tricks!
The AP reports that John Kerry is pushing a recount in Ohio, even though it is universally acknowledged that the recount will not even come close to changing the results of the 2004 ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 13, 2004
- Booking it Up...
I recently sat and watched TNT’s The Librarian: The Quest for the Spear. This is a two hour TV movie, and obviously was a pilot for a future series. It starred Noah Wyle, Jane Curtin and Bob Newhart. While it was hokey ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 10, 2004
- License to Terrorize?
God Bless Congressman James Sensenbrenner, Jr. He has stood against this "intelligence reform" bill being ramrodded down our throats right now. His opposition is not based on the bill being too tough on the terrorists, nor is it based on ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 8, 2004
- This Jello is Shot
In Terrytown, Louisana, outside New Orleans, an 8 year old girl was suspended for nine days for bringing 30 items that looked like jello shots (an alcoholic gelatin drink) to school to sell to raise money for Christmas. The shots were seized and ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, December 8, 2004
- The End Result of Campaign Finance Reform
Campaign Finance Reform. In the beginning, it appeared that the McCain-Feingold bill would choke off political speech, in clear violation of the First Amendment. Then, we sat apopleptic as the Supreme Court held this law to be ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, December 7, 2004
- Harry Reed, Pt. II -- Clarence Thomas Attack
According to Harry Reed, our new Senate Minority Leader (Tom Daschle was kicked out of office by the wise and wonderful voters of South Dakota), Clarence Thomas is an "embarassment" to the Supreme Court. "I think that his opinions are poorly ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 6, 2004
- Why Democrats Really Oppose Social Security Reform
Prominent Democrat Harry Reed, newly elected Senate Minority Leader (replacing Tom Daschle who was booted from the Senate by the people), was on Meet the Press yesterday. Tim Russert brought up Social Security reform. Mr. Reed ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, December 6, 2004
- Taxing Us out of House and Home
In the online edition of The Christian Science Monitor, Ron Scherer writes of the continuing struggles of many people as they are faced with ruin from hideous property tax ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 3, 2004
- About that whole "Evil Empire" thing...
Our President has been roundly lambasted and excoriated for referring to an evil empire, comprised of Iran, Iraq and North Korea. He was accused of taking his eye off of the ball in the war on terror, which to the elite left apparently means to ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, December 3, 2004
- The Liberal Little Big Horn
Liberalism, especially the paternalistic elitist liberalism that brought us to the brink of chaos, is now in its death struggle. The leaders of the elite left are Custer at Little Big Horn, outnumbered, outfoxed and outmoded. Those ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, December 2, 2004
- Tears of Pride
Patrick Daley is 29 years old. He just graduated, with honors, from the prestigious business school at the University of Chicago. With MBA fresh in his hands, he makes a decision. Instead of waltzing directly into a six-figure job at ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, December 2, 2004
- For Homeland Security, We suggest...
ORIGINALLY POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2004: To replace Governor Tom Ridge as the Secretary of Homeland Security, Conservativity respectfully recommends former congressman J. C. Watts, Jr. of Oklahoma. He is young, he has shown the ability ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 30, 2004
- The Liberal Version of Freedom of Speech
The leftists have shown their true colors again. The Chicago Sun-Times has run a story by Mary Laney about Steve Gardner. Mr. Gardner is one of the two members of John ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 29, 2004
- Media Headbangers' Ball
The media is now bashing its collective head against the wall, wondering how it is that people are so stupid as to vote Bush. The demographics show that viewers of Fox News (the most watched news channel) and listeners to talk radio voted Bush, ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 29, 2004
- Things for Which I am Thankful
I am thankful to God that we live in a country where the people, not despots, paternalists or left-leaning snobs, are in control. I am thankful to God that I live in a country where a day of the year is set aside for us to remember that God is ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 25, 2004
- Mandates, Part II
Mandates come again into play as our beloved president’s post election approval rating shot up to 55%, the best in a long time. The elite leftists are hellbent on portraying our president as semi-illegitimate (last term they went with ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 23, 2004
- I'd Rather say Good-Bye.
Dan Rather, inaugural member of our Hall of Shame, has announced that he is leaving the anchor position at CBS Evening News in March 2005. I think that it’s a good thing that Mr. Rather realizes that the time has ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 23, 2004
- NBA Comes Down Hard
The National Basketball Association came down hard on those players who engaged in a grotesque physical altercation with fans in Detroit. The scope of the punishment effectively killed the Indiana Pacers’ hopes for the entire ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 22, 2004
- Supreme Wisdom in Illinois
This week, the Illinois Supreme court killed a class of lawsuits designed to hold gun makers responsible for what their customers do with the guns they make. Trial lawyers are aghast as the Illinois Supremes, not exactly the most conservative ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, November 21, 2004
- A Prescription for Prescription Drugs
Walter Williams is filling in for Rush Limbaugh today. He started talking about prescription drugs and their cost, and the concomitant adverse results to the economy. He then made a radical ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 19, 2004
- Osama Bin Ineffective!
Osama Bin Laden and those ragtag remaining lieutenants of Al-Qaeda have, in a co-operative operation between Pakistan (terrorist nation turned friend) and the United States, been effectively and completely isolated. They are without ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 18, 2004
- Chuckie Schumer Invites Nuclear War.
Charles Schumer, senator from New York, has said that, should our beloved President go through with elevating Clarence Thomas to the position of Chief Justice when William Rehnquist retires, ther would be a serious senate fight. Schumer is one of ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 17, 2004
- Incoherent Liberal-Babble Confuses All
In the Sunday, November 14, 2004 Chicago Tribune, Steve Chapman posted a truly confusing editorial. I don’t mean to say that it waffled between hating and loving our President, for it did not. The editorial decried Bush as an ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 16, 2004
- Jacques Chirac, Elitist Snob, Jealous Baby
This comes from a London Times article. Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and our staunchest ally, said in essence that the United Kingdown would act as a ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 16, 2004
- Emigration Bonanza?
ORIGINALLY POSTED NOVEMBER 8, 2004: Super-angry ultra-liberals are ranting and raving, stating that they will emigrate to Canada, in outrage over the 2004 Bush/GOP mandate. Over 115,000 have visited the Canada immigration web site to get ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 15, 2004
- A Mandate is a Mandate is a Mandate!
There are still insane people out there, substantially all on the elite extreme left. They are now saying that President George W. Bush has no mandate, and won by a "razor thin" margin in 2004. George W. Bush won with over 51% majority of ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 15, 2004
- Bull Moose Blog has an Interesting idea for State...
The Bull Moose blog has advocated that United States Senator Joseph Lieberman (D, of Connecticut) ought to succeed General Colin Powell as Secretary of State. This is a ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 15, 2004
- Godspeed, General Powell.
Colin Powell, Secretary of State, is among five Bush cabinet members who have decided to move on as our 43rd president enters his second term. General Powell, the Hero of the Gulf War, part of the proof that the GOP is the true party of racial ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 15, 2004
- We Saith Truly, The Doctor Findeth his Spine
Jim Abrams has written an article where he notes that Dr. Bill Frist, the majority leader of the United States Senate, said that his fellow "Republican," Arlen Specter of ... By John F. Tamburo, Sunday, November 14, 2004
- Is Reality Finally Sinking In? Nope.
The elite leftists of America, for all of their loony conspiracy theories and childish threats to tear America in two, still have a ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, November 13, 2004
- Immature Crybabies Pt. II: Blue State Secession?
Originally published on November 9, 2004. Lawrence O’Donnell, a regular bickerer on The McLaughlin Group, has weighed in with his hissyfit over the election. He predicted that within 20 years, lest the country ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 12, 2004
- Get Your Hand Out of My Burkha!
The following report is true. We could not have made it up. We would never play a joke like this on you. Leftists are now suggesting that our President send a special emissary to the Middle East to attempt to negotiate a lasting ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 12, 2004
- Less than one Month to Get to This Point!
Conservativity is nascent as far as webzines go. With our present staff level, we’re more of a blog than a webzine. Nonetheless, we are stunned. We were doing some weblog checking yesterday night. We ran the reports on ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 12, 2004
- A True Founder Passes
Yasser Arafat is dead. With the death of Arafat, a true founder has passed. Arafat was the founder of terrorism. Arafat perfected the use of plane hijackings, cruise ship hijackings, hostage threats, suicide bombers, and of course ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 11, 2004
- They are Not Insurgents!
Adams, Jefferson, Franklin and Washington were insurgents. The term "insurgent" is used to describe those who revolt against established authority, generally meaning tyrannical established authority. thefreedictionary.com lists ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 11, 2004
- Paying Tribute to those who Served
Today is November 11, 2004, Veterans Day. Conservativity and all who make her happen sincerely thank those veterans of armed service for our country. The United States has many holidays on its calendar, some of which celebrate ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 11, 2004
- George W Bush, ''Racist, Sexist, Homophobic Bigot,'' Nominates Hispanic Attorney General
John Ashcroft is a devout and decent man. His decency is near-legendary, epitomized by his undying support for his wife after she was raped some years ago. This good man was brutalized by the storm troopers of the elitist left, and he ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 10, 2004
- Immature Crybabies Pt. III: Here Come the Conspiracy Theories!
As if calling every person who voted for our President "dumb," "ignorant," "stupid" and other epithets were insufficient; as if actively ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 10, 2004
- To Hillary Clinton and Howard Dean: Bring it on!
The elite leftists are in massive denial over their punishing defeat at the hand of the GOP on November 2. The people literally screamed at the Democratic party that they are not selfish oafs who will vote their pocketbook and nothing else. ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 9, 2004
- The Next Chief Justice
Chief Justice William Rehnquist is obviously gravely ill. My heart and prayers go out to the man. His illness, thyroid cancer, hits home. My grandfather died of the disease, and my wife survived it. Whem I heard that he is ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 8, 2004
- Civil Rights -- Which Party is the Real Champion of Equality?
The Democratic party has long spun itself as the "party of civil rights," and in the same spin, accuses the GOP of being racist, sexist and snobbish, and of slavishly pandering to the ultra-rich and corporate interests. This has been the ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 8, 2004
- Immature Crybabies: Whiners Defame the People
The elite liberal whining about the 2004 results has become a deafening roar. Everywhere from the New York Times to Soap-Opera related message boards, liberals are turning out in droves to ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, November 6, 2004
- Let's Ignore the Sore Losers!
It’s time for us to ignore the sore losers on the extreme left. Every time I turn around, Drudge is linking to another article where the leftists are, in essence, whining about their drubbing at the ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, November 5, 2004
- Proceeding With a Mandate!
Our President held his first news conference since his re-election today. Commingled with the cracks and jokes that served to lighten the mood, W made it clear that he "earned capital" with the stunning win he achieved on November 2. He was ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 4, 2004
- The boundaries of "Legislating Morality"
All laws codify the morality of their enactors. To say anything less is ludicrous. The laws of the United States of America are derived from the general præcipe of the Christian Bible, but are certainly a subset thereof. However, ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 4, 2004
- Talking Democrats, Sore Losers
The Democrats don’t get it at all. They are more clueless than ever. They accuse the GOP of "diverting the people to issues of faith..." (Nancy Pelosi, 11/4/2004). The deflection and denial game is on. The elite ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, November 4, 2004
- A Grand Old Party at the GOP!
58,878,565. The most votes a presidential Candidate has ever received.
3. The net gain of Senate seats.
4. The net gain of House seats, so far.
28. The number of GOP governors, after picking up ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 3, 2004
- Mr. President, please don't forget to send thank-you cards to the following people...
Dear Mr. President,
First of all, I congratulate you on your house-rocking mandate. No matter how the desperate ultra-left media tries to spin it, the fact is that you got a 3,000,000 vote majority (not plurality) of the popular ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 3, 2004
- Finally. Thank you Senator Kerry.
I went to bed at 1:30AM CST here in Chicagoland, right after John Edwards gave a not-so-veiled threat of prolonged litigation over the outcome of Ohio. Florida went for our President fairly early in the night. The popular vote had a +3,000,000 ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 3, 2004
- Celebration and Grace...
At 12:02AM CST on November 3, 2004, Fox News called Alaska for George Bush, having called Ohio for Bush some minutes earlier. At this time our beloved President has 269 electoral votes, assured of at least a tie that would be broken by the ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, November 3, 2004
- The Power of Drudge!
Matt Drudge is reviled by the media and elite leftists. They call him a gossipmonger. When Drudge broke the story of the American Al-Qaeda tape, I called in to a talk radio show, and the screener ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 2, 2004
- Stock Market Tanks on Strong Kerry Exit Polls, but they're skewed!
UPDATED 11-2-04 at 14:17CST: Matt Drudge has reported that the exit polls tilting toward Kerry are skewed. They are composed of 59-41% women, when in ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 2, 2004
- Peace that Passes All Understanding
President George W. Bush and his family cast their votes in Crawford, Texas today. When interviewed, our President thanked the people, and stunned the reporters present by his calm. The polls show a dead heat, with the battleground states ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 2, 2004
- Why we All Should Vote for President Bush
It’s time for my final policy statement on the Bush/Kerry election. In this statement, I will list why Conservativity thinks that you should cast your vote for George W. Bush and Richard Cheney for President and Vice President of the United ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 2, 2004
- The Vote is On!
In my precinct, I arrived to vote at about 8:55AM. There was a line of over 30 people waiting to check in. There were people of all races and ethnicities in the line. For all of the attacks and vitriol, the line was the ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 2, 2004
- Darnit, we’re not a “Democracy!”
UPDATED ON ELECTION DAY.
This is our first article ever, published on October 20, 2004. Since I’m hearing so much about our "democracy," It’s high time to dust this article off for a renewed dance on the front page. ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, November 2, 2004
- Is God intervening in the election? Will the leftists sue God?
The weather for Election Day appears to favor our President. Cold and rain reign over the Pacific Northwest, the Upper Midwest and the battlegrounds of the Northeast. New voters and leftists tend to turn out less than conservatives in bad ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 1, 2004
- Polling madness!
The polls are maddening and confusing. TIPP has our President up by two points. Fox News has Kerry up 2, Marist has Kerry up one. Battleground and CBS (!) / New York times have Bush up 3. According to the poll-averaging ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 1, 2004
- Osama Bin Laden Joins Terrorists Worldwide, Endorses Kerry
UPDATED ON NOV. 1, 2004: Osama Bin Laden has released a videotape, strongly critical of President Bush, and openly endorses Kerry for president. So Al Qaeda’s Kerry Endorsement joins those of Abu Jalal, Yasser Arafat, and numerous ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, November 1, 2004
- Laugh Riot
I just finished watching the opening of Saturday Night Live with a phony Tom Brokaw introducing a phony Osama Bin Laden, who then proceeded on an in-depth analysis of the campaign. The skit has been like most SNL skits this year, making ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, October 30, 2004
- Aloha Bush!
Previously, I have written that Hawaii was in play. In fact, the latest polls show that our beloved President has taken the lead in ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 29, 2004
- ABC News changes Tune, Gets released from Hall of Shame!
FLASH UPDATE at 17:00CDT on 10-28-2004: Our hero Drudge has now reported that ABC will air the story of the tape, now that it’s authenticated.
Here is the excerpt from the tape: "You are guilty, guilty, ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 29, 2004
- Congrats to the BoSox! Watch Out for Leeches!
For the first time since 1918, the Boston Red Sox have won the World Series. In fact, the Bosox, juiced by their thorough whipping of the New York Yankees, and let’s face it, a thoroughly superior team on every level, swept the formerly-fearsome ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 28, 2004
- All The News that's Not Gonna Hurt Kerry...
ABC News received a videotape that they were told was from Al-Qaeda. It warns of a terror attack on Election Day. In fact, the wording of the tape is downright scary: "The streets will run with blood..." The tape says that America ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 28, 2004
- Another Example of the Liberal Love of Free Speech
Tuesday night, October 26, 2004 , Sarasota, Florida: Katherine Harris, the law-abiding former Florida Secretary of State, the arbiter of the 2000 Presidental Election, was campaigning at an intersection -- on the sidewalk not the street. In ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 27, 2004
- John Kerry -- The Terrorists' Candidate of Choice
Abu Jalal, one of the Iraqi terrorists trying so hard to re-enthrone Saddam Hussein, has a favorite presidential candidate: John Kerry. He said yesterday, "American ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 27, 2004
- California's Health Care Tax Proposition -- Side Effects?
Proposition 72 is on Tuesday’s ballot. This proposition seeks to impose an indirect tax on businesses by forcing them to carry health insurance on all employees. In a three year plan it would phase in to all business of 20 or more ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 26, 2004
- Immature, Childish, Illegal, Boorish -- Liberal Hallmarks
Recently, I wrote of the desperation of the Kerry/Edwards brownshirts as they vandalized a large Bush/Cheney campaign sign on the corner of 80th Avenue and St. Francis road in Frankfort, Illinois. This sign sells for ... By John F. Tamburo, Tuesday, October 26, 2004
- Over the Hump!
According to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll. George W. Bush has opened up a five point lead over John F. Kerry. More importantly, we’re over the hump, with Mr. Bush commanding 51% of the vote! John F. Kerry got 46% of the vote. George ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 25, 2004
- Chief Justice Rehnquist and the Future
Chief Justice William Rehnquist was today hospitalized for the treatment of Thyroid Cancer. My prayers go with him and his family. I sincerely hope that the Chief Justice makes a full recovery. He is a fundamentally good man who ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 25, 2004
- Preaching to the Choir?
On Sunday, October 24, 2004, Mr. Kerry was in a Florida black church; Mr. Edwards was in an Ohio black church. While it’s nice to note that both men actually went to church, I think that their attendance had little to do with God. ... By John F. Tamburo, Monday, October 25, 2004
- The Rest of the World Hates Bush -- So Vote for Him!
In the October 22, 2004 issue of the Chicago Tribune, Georgie Anne Geyer writes an op-ed piece. In that piece she notes that 73% of the world, according to a poll taken by five diverse ... By John F. Tamburo, Saturday, October 23, 2004
- Un-American Pie
Ann Coulter, one of our movement’s greatest voices, was speaking last night in Tucson at the University of Arizona. It was a typical exercise of her First Amendment free speech rights. Ms. Coulter is ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 22, 2004
- Mondale II -- Here it Comes, but Make Sure you Vote!
Mr. Kerry is losing ground rapidly in this election. With 12 days to go, our President is building to a double-digit lead in many polls, and the internals in the polls where Mr. Kerry is running more closely make internal assumptions that seem, ... By John F. Tamburo, Friday, October 22, 2004
- It’s Desperation Time!
The left wing has become absolutely, positively desperate as this campaign wanes into the last two weeks. The signs are everywhere, if you look closely enough. Here’s a true story: In Frankfort, Illinois, at the corner of 80th ... By John F. Tamburo, Thursday, October 21, 2004
- Medical Malpractice -- An Alternative manner of Reform
Here’s an idea to make healthcare more affordable. Normally, I am not one to suggest that the government ought to involve itself more than it does now. However, I think that there is a way to make things better -- to alleviate chaos – which ... By John F. Tamburo, Wednesday, October 20, 2004