'Let us prey' … on Melania Trump

by Ellen Makkai -- Melania Trump has too many negatives to win the affections of envy-prone Americans. She is rich, tall, intelligent, well traveled, elegant, professionally accomplished, slim, stylish and photogenic in more…

Comeuppance for the smack-down queen

by Ellen Makkai -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is a wrecking ball. She's merciless as a senatorial inquisitor during congressional hearings, and she's wickedly brilliant on the campaign trail, using truth, half-truths more…

America's testosterone is back!

by Ellen Makkai -- Huzzah! America again has a champion. President Donald Trump announced to the world, "You may not dance in our garden without permission!" "We the People of the United more…

Ski-slope Jesus to tumble?

by Ellen Makkai -- Skiers and boarders beware: Ski areas are opening but the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) hopes to tumble one symbolic guardian from your sport's terrain. Anti-religionists aim to more…

The Scum of the Earth need money

by Ellen Makkai -- The scum of the earth need money, big money! Not the loose change or occasional dollar thrust into dirty hands at city stoplights. So, you say, "What's new? more…

Homosexuality and the apostate church

by Ellen Makkai -- Many members of the clergy must be using the Bible like the old Sears catalogue – for toilet paper – because they obviously don't read it. Last week, more…

Unemployed? Swallow your pride and get to work!

by Ellen Makkai -- Unemployment is tickling 10 percent. The once-muscular American economy is beginning to buckle under the increasing threat of exorbitant government boondoggles. Anyone who looks to Obama's latest scheme more…

A silver-tongued devil

by Ellen Makkai -- Give the guy credit; he knows how to knead an audience. This past Sunday, Mr. Obama sashayed though a brilliant speech with customary grace at Notre Dame University's more…

Get naked – the ACLU is on your side!

by Ellen Makkai -- The ever-vigilant ACLU, notorious for defending indefensible fringe behaviors, has a new cause célèbre – public nudity. Last time I checked, my common sense said public nudity is more…

Drop the apron, lady, you're under arrest!

by Ellen Makkai -- I confess; I am a domestic right-wing extremist. As I read the Law Enforcement Sensitive Information, or LES, from the Department of Homeland Security, I realized that the more…