Search Results for Ken Blackwell

  • A Necessary Lesson for Dems

    by Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison

    December 11, 2013: A new book by historian James Oakes comes just in time. Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 brings us an important new interpretation for the crucial events of our American Civil War. Focusing less on the battles of that most deadly of conflicts, this book goes behind the scenes to show what Congress was doing, what Union commanders in the field were doing, and what abolitionists and the slaves themselves were doing to bring about what Lincoln poetically called "this great consummation."

  • Responsible Gun Ownership is as American as the NFL

    by Ken Blackwell

    December 08, 2013: It's a sad commentary on how much sway an urban elitist mentality must have within the NFL that Bob Costas can give an anti-gun diatribe for free, while the NFL and networks happily take money for ads telling people to drink alcohol and take drugs to help them have more sex, but a firearms business cannot pay to run an ad encouraging men and women to consider how to defend their families.

  • Is ObamaCare Barack Obama's Vietnam?

    by Ken Blackwell

    December 06, 2013: When Vice President Lyndon Johnson returned to Capitol Hill after his first White House meeting with the new team assembled by President John F. Kennedy, he rushed to talk with his mentor, House Speaker Sam Rayburn.

  • High Oil Prices Taxing American Families--But There's A Solution

    by Ken Blackwell

    November 25, 2013: At the beginning of this year, many Americans opened their paychecks to find that their take-home pay was suddenly less than it had been the previous month. The payroll tax cut had expired, resulting in the average American worker owing an additional $700 in payroll taxes this year compared to last.

  • Impeaching Himself, Period

    by Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison

    November 09, 2013: The side-by-side comparisons of President Obama's statements then and now are devastating. Especially the "period." Period here is no punctuation mark. It's a way of underscoring the word of the President of the United States.

  • Obama a No Show at Gettysburg; Thank Goodness!

    by Ken Blackwell

    November 07, 2013: President Obama will not attend ceremonies at Gettysburg later this month marking the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's immortal address. Thank goodness! Mr. Obama has been getting few kudos of late. His Gallup approval rating has slipped into the thirties. But in this, we can applaud his action.

  • Saving the Motor City

    by Ken Blackwell

    November 04, 2013: At the time when I served as Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, my city and others across the country looked to Detroit as an industrial and cultural center of America. Motown Records, started by Berry Gordy in Detroit, created some of the best music in the world with hits from The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, and Marvin Gaye.

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