Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Homogenization of America

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Be careful about going to the Center for Disease Control website and checking your Body Mass Index if you think you could lose a few pounds. Entering my height and weight I found myself to be not only overweight but only five pounds from obese. The CDC’s calculator doesn’t ask your gender, age (other than…

Activist’s Violent Subway Rampage Rewarded by MTA Rule Change

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Updated September 28, 2012 6pm CST. Just one day after a left-wing activist attempted to deface private property (and a woman who got in her way), the Metropolitan Transit Authority in New York has announced they will amend their rules regarding the types of advertisements that offended her. The New York Times is now reporting the MTA will prohibit…

Fresh from Ahmadinejad meeting, Farrakhan hosting Chicago townhall Weds night

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Tonight Louis Farrakhan, who just met with Iranian dictator Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is hosting an online three-hour townhall. You can submit questions via twitter, facebook, or YouTube (instructions here), and follow the questions by using the hashtag #askFarrakhan. There are several things I’d like to know, starting with why did you meet with the Iranian dictator…

Jewish Constituent Ejected from Senator Sherrod Brown Event Following J Street Question

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Dayton, OH Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) keynoted a Dayton Chamber of Commerce event today.  After opening the floor to questions from the audience, I asked the senator about his support from J Street.  After all, from 2007-2012, Senator Brown accepted $60,000 in PAC funds from the advocacy group, his largest single campaign contributor.  While J Street…

Chicago Teachers Union Turning on “Scab” Obama

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The members of the Chicago Teachers Union are fed up. However, their anger and frustration are not directed exclusively at Rahm Emanuel and CPS. Many CTU members have expressed disappointment in Obama’s response to the strike – now entering its 9th day. Emanuel, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have all made statements denouncing the strike.…