Gayle Trotter

Posted December 16, 2014

Bret wrote an awesome book called "Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love", which chronicles his journey in his career and his family life. It is hilarious and vividly written, and it brought me to tears at least twice.

Posted December 02, 2014

Many conservatives are incredibly dour and not particularly funny. But that said, my favorite funny writers and essayists are mostly conservative. There are a great deal of really, really talented writers in the conservative movement.

Posted October 19, 2014

No one liked the Soup Nazi but everyone loved his soup! Despite his grumpy, rude and domineering demeanor, the Soup Nazis recipes would command long lines out the door of his shop because he offered irresistibly delicious food at a reasonable price.

Posted October 07, 2014

"Perplexed" best describes many DC residents' reaction a new feature of the city's tax policy, derisively called the Yoga Tax. As a part of a larger revision to DC's existing tax structure, the DC Council adopted a 5.75% tax on exercise facilities.

Posted September 05, 2014

Somewhere in an alternate universe, White House speechwriters prepared this address for President Obama to deliver to the nation on the Islamic State, also called ISIS.

Posted August 22, 2014

Obamas foreign policy has become noteworthy for a remarkable series of bad decisions, miscalculations, and fecklessness -- tragically ironic for an administration whose foreign policy mantra is dont do stupid stuff.

Posted March 01, 2014

It was bad enough that the IRS would target O’Donnell with a politically motivated audit, an illegitimate lien and the public release of her private financial information. Now, worst of all, the IRS is successfully thwarting efforts to find and prosecute illegal conduct within the agency, despite the fact that the IRS actions impacted a US Senate race.

Posted November 05, 2013

There are absurdly dishonest attack ads falsely claiming that Cuccinelli wants to drag women and their families back to the stone ages. The McAuliffe attack ads has charge that Cuccinelli seeks to limit women’s access to health care. In this context, though, “women’s healthcare” is a euphemism for government-funded contraception and abortion services.

Posted September 26, 2013

While Gitmo houses 164 inmates who are eager to harm Americans, a group of left-leaning lawyers (colloquially dubbed the “terrorist bar”) is working earnestly on behalf of the Gitmo detainees. These groups include representatives of the American Bar Association, the American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Human Rights First.

Posted September 07, 2013

The end of the Cold War provided an opportunity for a reshuffling of historic alliances and power, and Americans embraced the idea of a New World Order. Syria is the latest example of Obama’s New World Disorder.

Posted July 13, 2013

In advocating for the monstrously long and complex statute known as Obamacare, Nancy Pelosi infamously claimed that “we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.” Congress did pass it — just barely — and yet we still don’t know exactly what’s in it.