Rob Schwarzwalder

Posted October 01, 2014

Contemplation is valuable. It fosters the prudence good decisions usually require.

Posted July 12, 2014

Mr. Obama appears not to want to accept the Constitution philosophically, but his attitude toward Congress and, when it disagrees with him, the Supreme Court is more akin to that of a spoiled child who, told he cannot have multiple desserts, throws a fit as he considers how best – even if behind his parents’ backs – he can obtain them.

Posted June 19, 2014

Hillary Clinton is in trouble. Her problems do not emanate from her legion of critics on the Right. Instead, because she has not spoken with politically correct precision, her traditional allies on the Left are a bit shaken.

Posted May 06, 2014

Sexual assault is a moral evil. This is clear from the teaching of Jewish and Christian Scripture and from the voice of human conscience. It is an assault on the dignity and privacy of the person, a warping act that, whether committed against an adult or child, does violence to body, soul, and mind.

Posted March 11, 2014

At the end of the classic film, “The Bridge Over the River Kwai,” the prison camp’s doctor surveys the scenes of death and destruction surrounding him.

Posted December 25, 2013

Barring impeachment (and those of us old enough to remember Watergate should dread the prospect) or an unforeseen tragedy, Barack Obama will be president for more than three years longer.

Posted December 10, 2013

Woven through the non-stop evaluations of and reports about Obamacare’s failures is an undercurrent of wounded wonder: The President lied.

Posted November 22, 2013

All of us over a certain age remember where we were when President Kennedy was assassinated. Although only six, my memory of learning of his murder remains crisp and indelible.

Posted January 25, 2011

Recently, President Obama appointed GE chairman Jeffrey Immelt to chair the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

Posted November 06, 2010

This week, roughly twice as many blacks voted Republican as in 2008. Latino Republican voters also increased, albeit more modestly.

Posted March 31, 2010

Throughout most of the 2000s, the blogosphere was flooded by horrible messages of hate and vileness and violence directed at the 43rd President. Most of us on the Right attributed these sickening things to a minority of political opinion.

Posted January 18, 2010

A Google search of the phrase “drum circle” comes up with some interesting entries. It’s linked to such things as “occult meet-ups,” “PaganSpace” and “New Age Connections.” “Drumming” is an occult practice used in pagan rituals.