Tag Archive: President Barack Obama

The Sad State of the Union

[Burt & Yvonne wish all his readers on BernardGoldberg.com a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!] Recently, a reader wrote to ask me why anyone would spend a million dollars to become a member of Congress, a job that pays less than $200,000 a year. I explained that there were several reasons. One, they seek…

Political Correctness 2012

Burt’s been remarkably productive recently, and you’re all the beneficiaries! After you read this article, scroll down to read the Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Bilderberg? Apparently the Obama family holiday in the islands will run us taxpayers $4,113,038, and that’s not counting Sno-cones, leis, surf board rentals and assorted Hawaiian souvenirs. Still, it’s…

Items of Interest

Bill O'Reilly

Recently, in writing an article in which I was bemoaning all the tax dollars Obama blew on Solyndra, I typed $500 “billion” before I realized I had meant to type $500 “million.” Fortunately, I corrected it before the article was posted. The reason I’m mentioning it is to acknowledge that we are all prone to…

Coming to Grips With My Gripes

Mitt Romney

I have my own problems with Mitt Romney, but I have to confess that when Rick Perry and others deride him as a flip-flopper, I take personal umbrage.  For one thing, I was raised to be a Democrat and remained one until the strain just got to be too much for me, just as it…

Peeking Behind the Liberal Curtain

Even though I’m of their generation, I used to wonder how it was that so many people could stand listening to Bob Dylan and Mick Jagger sing. Even allowing for honest differences in taste, I couldn’t figure out their popularity. Then one day I decided that their fans, most of whom were my contemporaries, were…