Opinion: Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) continues to insist that “family lore” was sufficient justification to claim — beginning in 1984 in the Pow Wow Chow cookbook and in 1986 on her Texas Bar registration card — that she has Native American heritage.
As a Cherokee Grandfather, I can not fully articulate the level of disgust any mention of her name or image inspires in Oklahoma.
A few years ago at the height of the global warming scare I wrote a book which set out to answer one of the key questions of our time: if climate change isn’t really a problem why do so many people act as though it is?
The answer, I discovered, is that environmentalism is just a fashionable mask for the usual leftist obsessions with state control and wealth redistribution. That’s why I called the book Watermelons: green on the outside, red on the inside.
“I can’t remember if I cried When I read about his widowed bride But something touched me deep inside: The day the music died.” —Don McLean, American Pie, (1971)
The snow was heavy on that night 60 years ago. The only alternative to riding all night long in a dirty, unheated bus to the next concert gig was a tiny airplane. Shortly after takeoff, however, the plane carrying Buddy Holly, along with Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson, disappeared into a snowy cloud.
Under existing law, President Trump can have the Army Corp of Engineers build the wall and use seized Mexican drug money to pay for it. He does not need permission of Congress. This would fulfill his campaign promise to have Mexico pay for the wall.