Simultaneous meltdowns – Japan and U.S.

by Pat Boone -- We're all watching. We can't take our eyes off of it, and the various networks make sure we don't. It's the horrible, growing tragedy in Japan: the apparent more…

Families – to the barricades!

by Pat Boone -- In a previous column in this space, I chose the title "Welcome to the nightmare." I referred to the wholesale, escalating breakdown of all restraint in our country more…

Welcome to the nightmare

by Pat Boone -- Is it just me? Am I dreaming something that never was? Or do you remember the same things I do? Wasn't there a "once upon a time" when more…

It's time to yell 'Fire!'

by Pat Boone -- Most everybody, Democrat or Republican, and even Libertarian, agrees it's criminal to irresponsibly stand up in a crowded theater and yell "fire!" Such an action can cause panic, more…

Why I'm a conservative

by Pat Boone -- I am a conservative, always have been and will be till I die. And beyond … I'll explain that presently. Today I will receive a signal honor, one more…

The State of the Onion message

by Pat Boone -- I was impressed. Our president read a fine State of the Union speech. The writers had been working on it for many weeks, and he'd had ample time more…

Let's get the 'F' out of media!

by Pat Boone -- You know the old fable about the frog, don't you? How it got tossed into a vat of warm water and thought it had gone to heaven? But more…

Ordinary citizen common sense

by Pat Boone -- Can we just talk common sense, you and I, for a few minutes? I'm not an expert on anything, really, and you may not be either. Yet, in more…

2 billion more reasons for fury

by Pat Boone -- I simply could not believe what I'd heard. It couldn't be so. I Googled "Obama's $200 million a day trip" – and found it was so! Though liberal-tinted more…