Lone Survivor: Thoughts from a Gold Star Daughter

Marcus Luttrell, the Lone Survivor, and the Afghan man who helped save him.

Do you know what the right thing is? No disrespect but you don’t have any idea what the right thing is. How do you weigh human life? It’s war. There is no right or wrong answer in combat. Those people who aren’t out there carrying the rifle have no business dictating what in the hell [Read More...]

The Hope of Adele

I was in a public place recently and heard an older gentleman tell a joke about a 30-something woman who was despairing over not being married. Such jokes don’t amuse me — it doesn’t matter if the women are portrayed as single, pregnant, want-to-be pregnant, divorced, blonde, anorexic, fat, or grannies — especially when it’s [Read More...]

An American…or something… at heart

I want you to root for me. That’s the admonition Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric’s CEO, gave to 60 Minutes Leslie Stahl. Immelt is in the news because Obama appointed him to lead the task force addressing the job crisis in America. His new title? Job Czar. Unemployment hasn’t been this bad for this long since [Read More...]


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