Meredith Turney

Posted June 17, 2010

The President realized he could not allow the out-of-control oil spill and its ensuing public relations disaster to continue to drag down the public’s confidence in his leadership. And so he decided to use one of the president’s most powerful tools: an address to the nation.

Posted June 01, 2010

If there’s one thing all Republicans should be united on, it’s supporting every American as they pursue unlimited success—including financial prosperity.

Posted May 13, 2010

In a worldwide recession, everyone feels the pain. But as the term “bailout” becomes increasingly ubiquitous, who should take responsibility for reckless government spending is also becoming a topic of serious discussion.

Posted May 05, 2010

It was just five years ago that Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, particularly the city of New Orleans. As the rest of the country watched with sadness and frustration, the federal government stumbled in a timely response to the crisis, allowing the disaster’s impact to grow out of control.

Posted April 26, 2010

With one bold action, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer staked a claim for states’ rights last Friday. By signing SB 1070, the landmark legislation authorizing Arizona’s law enforcement to actually enforce federal immigration laws, Governor Brewer took a long-overdue stand against the federal government’s unwillingness to enforce its own laws, and preventing states from protecting themselves against the tide of illegal immigration sapping states’ strained resources.

Posted April 19, 2010

Tax Day. Perhaps the most reviled day on the calendar. This year, rendering to Uncle Sam what he deems his was a particularly odious task. Writing that check to the federal government stung even more than usual considering the latest bureaucratic nightmare it will eventually fund: ObamaCare.

Posted March 29, 2010

The ink isn’t even dry from President Obama’s signature on the health care bill, and already Democrats are trying to divert attention away from their unpopular power grab. Democrats are drawing attention to reports of hate-filled voicemail messages, vandalism and threats of personal violence in an effort to demonize opponents and marginalize critics.

Posted March 16, 2010

The California Fair Political Practices Commission released a report last week detailing the fifteen most influential special interest groups in the state. Over the course of the last ten years, these fifteen groups—consisting of unions, Indian tribes, and corporations—spent over $1 billion on lobbying, candidates, ballot measures, and other political activities.

Posted March 04, 2010

Freedom is fleeting. It is the deepest yearning of every man’s heart, but it can so easily be taken away. Americans have the almost exclusive experience in world history of enjoying unbridled freedom for over two centuries. Over the decades though, because of its fragile nature, freedom has gradually eroded.

Posted February 26, 2010

One thing is clear from the Healthcare Summit at the Blair House today: the President Congressional Democrats are more committed than ever to forcing their healthcare takeover on a resistant citizenry.

Posted February 02, 2010

Just when you thought environmental extremists couldn’t go any further, they surprise you with yet another ploy in their never-ending quest to turn back modernity. With the public push-back on the cap-and-trade scheme and creating man-made droughts to save a 2-inch fish, environmentalists have become craftier in their efforts.

Posted January 27, 2010

As President Obama delivers his first State of the Union Address this week, it almost feels as though he already has several under his belt. 2009 was a tumultuous year in America; certainly a difficult year for any president to handle, let alone a president with no prior executive experience. It’s hard to believe it was just one year ago that Barack Obama swept into office on the wave of hope and change. What a difference a year makes.

Posted January 15, 2010

The freedom to work hard and become wealthy has long been part of America’s unique character. No other nation offers the ability for any man, regardless of his station in life, to rise to the level held only by aristocracy or royalty throughout much of the rest of the world.

Posted January 08, 2010

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered his final State of the State Address this week amid the harshest economic downturn since the Great Depression. With less than one year to go before he is termed out of office, Schwarzenegger and the state that elected him face monumental challenges.

Posted December 21, 2009

Under cover of darkness the most despicable of crimes are committed. Secrecy and opacity aid the deceitful in accomplishing the deeds they hope will never come to light—the light that demands accountability and justice.

Posted December 01, 2009

As President Obama heads to Copenhagen next week to meet with world leaders at the United Nations Climate Change Summit, there will undoubtedly be countless calls for tighter restrictions on all the demonized activities that supposedly cause global warming.

Posted November 12, 2009

Saturday, November 7, 2009, was an important day in American history. It was the day American political leaders once again pushed the nation further into a socialist, nanny state.

Posted November 06, 2009

In 1969, Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull developed a business theory entitled the Peter Principle: “In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.”

Posted October 29, 2009

The recurring theme at this year’s tea parties and town hall meetings is that citizens feel frustrated they are not being heard by their elected leaders.

Posted October 15, 2009

The ugly political practice of race-baiting has now infected the NFL. Last week news broke that conservative radio talk show king Rush Limbaugh was part of a group placing a bid to purchase the St. Louis Rams NFL franchise and in the ensuing days a race firestorm erupted.