'We will Barry you'

by Craige McMillan -- Some of you will remember Nikita Khrushchev at the United Nations, removing his shoe and pounding the heel on the table, while shouting, "We will bury you!" It's more…

A few thoughts from a 'birther'

by Craige McMillan -- The release yesterday of Mr. Obama's long-form birth certificate is a welcome development for America. I think, however, that a few cautions are in order before we put more…

The wake-up calls are over, America

by Craige McMillan -- The wake-up calls are over. Go to sleep America, go to sleep. "Deception is an arrangement of light and dark ... 'chiaroscuro' ... The people must be made more…

I smell fear

by Craige McMillan -- There is a strange scent in the air this week. I've smelled it before, while the talking heads watched the Twin Towers burn on 9/11. It took them more…

Thanks, independents

by Craige McMillan -- Modern politics is built upon the premise that elections are decided by so-called independent voters. Therefore, early in the election cycle, politicians promise their entrenched party base they more…

Why Obama's war has nothing to do with oil

by Craige McMillan -- As anyone in the revolving door, Democratic-lobbyist, D.C. first-press corps will tell you, ALL of George Bush's wars were about oil. Even the ones where there was no more…

Obama's Bay of Pigs

by Craige McMillan -- What do you suppose would be the fate of a homeowner, who upon hearing an altercation at a neighbor's house, got his gun, crossed the street and shot more…

God's hand in the Earth's crumbling

by Craige McMillan -- The horror and human suffering in earthquake-shattered Japan is difficult to comprehend to those of us not in its midst. The earth's plates shifted under the ocean, the more…

A splintering America

by Craige McMillan -- In the physical world, splintering is often the final warning of impending and catastrophic failure. The design forces have been exceeded, the part was not maintained properly, or more…

Liberalism's warm 'n' fuzzy turns ugly

by Craige McMillan -- Liberalism is made up of many, many little bits and pieces of the causes in daily life. For the most part, these intriguing little items are soft, warm, more…