John O’Hara

Re: Murtha and Wolf

 

Not surprisingly, Murtha blatantly contradicted himself in his CNN appearance with Wolf Blitzer. As Dave points out, first Murtha said he didn’t know money was being offered. Then he said, “they offered me the money, I said no.” Did Wolf Blitzer call Murtha out on his explicit contradiction and likely fib? Of course not. Blitzer […]

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Talks the Talk

 

Al Sharpton recently spoke out against people who act “as if gangsterism and blackness are synonymous.” It would seem, though, that the dear Reverend doesn’t always practice what he preaches. There he was at the Radio One Awards in D.C. last night, schmoozing with the hucksters and glitterati of the pop-gangster culture, including the likes […]

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Re: Bilingual Ballots: No, Non, Nyet!

 

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is pushing an amendment that would strip that provision from the bill. He too cites the argument that a language unifies a country, and Mr. Hogberg’s right/privilege distinction is well-taken. There are other considerations too. Competency in English is a requirement of citizenship, which is a requisite for voting. Thus, as […]

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