Barbara J. Stock column
Barbara is a retired Registered Nurse after over 35 years in the field. She is pro-life at both ends of life's journey. Mother of two, Grandmother of two, she is pro-America and anti-progressive. Absent from writing for too long, she is back and determined to make a difference.

The myth: Planned Parenthood cares about women's health
Barbara J. Stock
September 14, 2015

No one can read or comment on any column written about Planned Parenthood without hearing how women can't survive without a Planned Parenthood clinic in the . . .

Who is funding and leading Black Lives Matter?
Barbara J. Stock
September 2, 2015

President Obama is off to Alaska to re-name a mountain. Well, isn't that special. If the people of Alaska want it, I'm all for it. It is their mountain.  . . .

Obama does nothing to stop ISIS
Barbara J. Stock
August 30, 2015

Many years ago, I wrote almost exclusively about the dangers of Islam. I think it's time I got back to my roots. Then it was Al Qaeda and Osama. Both are . . .

Inch given--mile taken: the abortion issue
Barbara J. Stock
August 14, 2015

The abortion issue is once again front and center in American politics. As weekly videos are released, each one worse than the one before, the voting public is . . .

Should you ever argue with a troll?
Barbara J. Stock
August 8, 2015

One day last week my younger son walked in the door and saw me furiously typing away at the computer. "Are you arguing with trolls again?" he asked. He quoted . . .

The case against Planned Parenthood
Barbara J. Stock
July 30, 2015

The release of videos showing the callous attitude of Deborah Nucatola, MD, Senior Director of Medical Services of Planned Parenthood, towards the "fetal demise . . .

Obama-care(s): but does he?
Barbara J. Stock
October 2, 2012

Some of the dirty little secrets about Obama-care are starting to leak out. It's strange that Obama would let one this big out before the election, but outed it . . .

Can the Western mind comprehend Islam?
Barbara J. Stock
September 22, 2012

I want to preface this column with a huge We MUST support the Libyan Muslims who are putting their lives on the line to support the US. Those Muslims are trying . . .

Israel: then and now
Barbara J. Stock
September 19, 2012

Much of today's news revolves around our relationship with Israel, a tiny country that is hated by the Arab and Islamic world. Israel's total land mass is 12,87 . . .

Obama's great lie
Barbara J. Stock
September 16, 2012

Just 18 short months ago, the people of Egypt loved America and Americans. They knew we were instrumental in ridding the country of Hosni Mubarak, a man most of . . .

The fallacy of the Arab Spring
Barbara J. Stock
September 14, 2012

Hope of freedom and democracy in the Middle East always springs eternal in the hearts and minds of people in the West. It fleetingly crosses the minds of the . . .

Progressive women, abortions, and cold cream
Barbara J. Stock
September 12, 2012

Sometimes writers stop writing because they feel they have nothing more to say. Some lose heart and feel no one is listening so what is the point. But then, . . .

Democrats, appeasers, eagles, and parrots
Barbara J. Stock
February 2, 2007

Sir Winston Churchill, who today would be considered the master of the one-liner, understood politicians extremely well. With this simple, timeless, but quite . . .

Why is it Hillary Clinton's turn?
Barbara J. Stock
January 26, 2007

Is it possible for Hillary Clinton to separate herself from her infamous husband and now claim center stage for herself? America was told it was getting "two . . .

The wild, wild world of American politics
Barbara J. Stock
January 11, 2007

What a ride these last few weeks have been. One honorable president was buried and quickly forgotten. Many powerful liberals were far to busy to pay their . . .

Presidents Ford and Hussein: A study in contrasts
Barbara J. Stock
January 2, 2007

The last week of December 2006 was the time of passing for two presidents. One was an American president, the other an Iraqi president. While their lives . . .

A letter to President Ahmadinejad from a "noble American"
Barbara J. Stock
December 3, 2006

Authors note: Iranian President Ahmadinejad has written yet another letter to the American people. Mercifully, this one was only four pages, instead of 18.  . . .

Six imams and a plane
Barbara J. Stock
November 27, 2006

On their way back from a three-day meeting in Minneapolis of the North American Imams Federation, six Islamic imams were stunned to find out that suspicious . . .

Liberals, blogs, and Orwell's "Animal Farm"
Barbara J. Stock
November 5, 2006

The mid-term elections are about a week away and liberals in the "blogosphere" are puffing up like toads and are on the verge of exploding with excitement. The . . .

The Democrats have lost their minds
Barbara J. Stock
October 2, 2006

The phenomenon of the Democrats "loosing their collective minds" has been a slow, agonizing process but the day this loss of sanity began can be pinpointed.  . . .

Israel declares it is at war
Barbara J. Stock
July 19, 2006

It's about time. On May 14, 1948, modern day Israel was born. Within days, its Arab neighbors attacked the Jewish state, and Israel has technically been at . . .

Can there be peace with Islam?
Barbara J. Stock
July 13, 2006

The suicide bombers continue and now public executions are beginning. Iraqis continue to kill Iraqis in alarming numbers. Shia Muslims want revenge against . . .

Islam talks and ex-Muslims warn, but is the West listening?
Barbara J. Stock
June 4, 2006

About two years ago, I received a letter from an ex-Muslim and within was a very disturbing prediction of the end of the world as we in the West know it. He . . .

Islam is as Islam does
Barbara J. Stock
May 4, 2006

There are people in America who still do not realize that our country is at war. This is astounding considering all of the threats that Islamic terrorists and . . .

Immigration: Then and now
Barbara J. Stock
April 20, 2006

The Titanic steamed towards America with its third-class hold full of people immigrating to America. These people were from different countries and each was . . .

Islam doesn't mean submission--it means death
Barbara J. Stock
March 29, 2006

People around the world are breathing a sigh of relief with the news that the possible execution of confessed Afghani Christian Abdul Rahman has been solved and . . .

Dr. Wafa Sultan: Exposing the lies of Islam
Barbara J. Stock
March 20, 2006

An amazing and courageous Arab woman has gotten little attention here in the United States, even though this woman is now an American. But Dr. Wafa Sultan got . . .

Islamic leaders step out from behind the curtain
Barbara J. Stock
February 22, 2006

It should be obvious to even the most unobservant among us that the choreographed reaction to the Danish editorial cartoons has been a very methodical and well . . .

True Islam unmasked
Barbara J. Stock
February 7, 2006

The Islamic Pandora's Box has been opened and no amount of energy spent trying to push the true face of Islam back in will be successful. The inherent violence . . .

Left vs. right: War mongers or guardians of peace?
Barbara J. Stock
February 1, 2006

Humans love labels. These days, anyone on the right is being called a fascist or a Nazi and those on the left are being labeled weak appeasers. The divide . . .

Bin Laden offers a deceptive truce
Barbara J. Stock
January 21, 2006

The rumors of Bin Laden's demise were proven premature with the release of another al Qaeda diatribe about how Islam is winning the war and, oh, by the way:  . . .

Will the European Union fiddle as Europe burns?
Barbara J. Stock
January 16, 2006

After the attack on the United States in September 11, 2001, President Bush dubbed Iraq, North Korea, and Iran the "Axis of Evil." Bush was roundly condemned . . .

The growing threat of Iran
Barbara J. Stock
January 10, 2006

Ayatollah Khomeini, a strict Islamic fundamentalist, returned triumphantly to Tehran to become the leader of Iran and for a while, the Iranian people celebrated . . .

The Islamic Grim Reaper
Barbara J. Stock
December 27, 2005

As legend has it, the Grim Reaper moves among us, unseen and unstoppable. His ugly, skeletal face is obscured by a black hood and no one knows he is near until . . .

The Demoschizocratic Party
Barbara J. Stock
December 19, 2005

It is difficult to sort out which psychological phase the Democratic Party is in from one day to the next. One day they want to fight the terrorists and the . . .

When does free speech become treason?
Barbara J. Stock
December 7, 2005

At almost the precise moment that some leftists were proclaiming Iraq a total loss, a plane carrying the newly printed ballots and ballot boxes for Iraq's first . . .

A Marine corrupted by liberalism?
Barbara J. Stock
November 27, 2005

A few shocking statements were made last week by an old Marine. "It's time to bring the troops home," was just one of the comments of Representative John . . .

The pathology of an Islamic mind
Barbara J. Stock
November 17, 2005

How easily the words came from her mouth. The Iraqi female would-be suicide bomber, Sajida Mubarak Atrous al-Rishawi, said so matter-of-factly that she saw the . . .

The Jordanian bombings: An Islamic wedding gift
Barbara J. Stock
November 11, 2005

The wedding had been set for after Ramadan on November 9, 2005 in Amman, Jordan. A young couple was celebrating their future lives together and sharing their . . .

How long before Europe falls?
Barbara J. Stock
November 6, 2005

Liberals in America are trying to take over the White House and dictate to a sitting president who should be on his personal staff. The media follows the . . .

Are we investigating the wrong crime?
Barbara J. Stock
November 3, 2005

Democrats are despondent. Outwardly they are parading before the cameras saying how sad it is that Mr. Libby has been indicted. It is a sad time for the . . .

The threat of quiet Islam
Barbara J. Stock
October 19, 2005

Just about every conscious human in the free world knows about Islamic suicide bombers, train bombers, and night club bombers. Everyone knows that Muslims . . .

Who cares about midterm elections?
Barbara J. Stock
October 8, 2005

Midterm elections are over a year away and while there is some talk about one party gaining or losing seats in the House or Senate, the serious speculators are . . .

Hey, buddy, can you spare a conspiracy?
Barbara J. Stock
October 3, 2005

The good people of New York City are recoiling in horror over the statement made by newly hired and then fired New York City Fire Department Muslim Chaplin Imam . . .

Things that offend Islam
Barbara J. Stock
September 26, 2005

Burger King will be withdrawing and changing the logo for its ice cream cups because, if one looks very closely and has a good imagination, the logo appeared to . . .

The great lie of Islam
Barbara J. Stock
September 19, 2005

As America cleans up after Katrina, the Islamics must be tremendously disappointed that the confusion was brief, the death toll much less than predicted, and . . .

Was President Bush forced to use the Insurrection Act?
Barbara J. Stock
September 6, 2005

Hurricanes do not sneak up on people. Unlike tornadoes, hurricanes don't just reach down out of the dark storm clouds to wreak havoc on humanity. Hurricanes . . .

The exodus of Gaza: will it bring peace?
Barbara J. Stock
August 30, 2005

Fool's gold has been scooped up for hundreds of years by desperate people who mistook the worthless golden rocks for the real thing. Experienced miners were . . .

Who should Americans blame when the killing starts?
Barbara J. Stock
August 22, 2005

Pacifist Cindy Sheehan has said repeatedly, "It's not about me. It's about Bush's illegal war." But it is about her and others like her. Pacifists are so . . .

Does "Able Danger" matter?
Barbara J. Stock
August 17, 2005

In light of the "Able Danger" debacle, people are asking: Had Mohamed Atta been questioned, it is possible that information found with or gained from him could . . .

Time to take off the gloves and put on the brass knuckles
Barbara J. Stock
August 10, 2005

The liberals in America seem hell-bent on handing not only Iraq over to the Islamic terrorists, but America as well. We must be politically correct at all . . .

"America's Hiroshima": America's date with disaster
Barbara J. Stock
July 27, 2005

Reports are slowly filtering out about a plan by Islamics to detonate several nuclear bombs around the continental United States. Osama bin Laden has lovingly . . .

Were the murderers murdered?
Barbara J. Stock
July 21, 2005

The British authorities investigating the London terrorist bombing have put forth an intriguing theory. Did the four young Muslim men know they were destined . . .

Islamic suicide bombers: coming soon to a bus near you
Barbara J. Stock
July 12, 2005

There are two things about the Islamic attack on London that surprised me. One, that is was London and not Chicago and the other is that more people were not . . .

America, fight back against Islamic propaganda
Barbara J. Stock
July 4, 2005

As Senator Dick Durbin's hollow non-apology continues to ring in our ears and Senator Ted Kennedy's braying, "Iraq is an abysmal failure...," is replayed daily, . . .

Should Americans care about CAIR?
Barbara J. Stock
June 8, 2005

The first attack on American soil by Islamic terrorists was the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. On 9/11, Islamic terrorists had hoped to kill 40,000 . . .

The Islamic propaganda machine
Barbara J. Stock
June 2, 2005

Recently, I read an article written by John Kaminski, who is a conspiracy theorist who sees a plot behind every tree. Sadly, Kaminski is an American who claims . . .

Stop apologizing to Islam!
Barbara J. Stock
May 15, 2005

We Americans need to get our priorities straight. We are at war with Islam. I want President Bush, Secretary Rice, the media, and the bleeding-heart liberals . . .

My life with a Muslim man, by 'Ann'
Barbara J. Stock
May 13, 2005

The following is the story of "Ann," told in her own words, about life married to a Muslim. Well, gosh there is so much to say. I guess you could say when I . . .

The power of Islam
Barbara J. Stock
May 7, 2005

People may wonder why I write so often about the War with Islam. There is no "War on Terror." Our war is with the violent ideology of Islam and those that . . .

Christians of the world: unite!
Barbara J. Stock
May 1, 2005

I receive an English comic book several times a week via e-mail called: "The Party for Islamic Renewal." In one of their latest issues, British Muslims are . . .

Why Islam hates Christianity
Barbara J. Stock
April 13, 2005

I am on the mailing list of several Islamic publications and almost without exception there was veritable glee over the liberal hue and cry from leftists for a . . .

George Felos: dehydration and starvation--a great way to die!
Barbara J. Stock
March 28, 2005

George Felos, perhaps trying to ease his guilt, (though this is unlikely since one must have a conscience to feel guilt) and improve his image as a heartless . . .

Terri Schiavo: the fifteen year murder
Barbara J. Stock
March 25, 2005

The clock is ticking. All of America is listening and the ticking is growing louder and louder. Within the next 24 hours, America will find out if Jeb Bush is . . .

The case of Terri Schiavo
Barbara J. Stock
March 22, 2005

I have a suggestion for the family of Terri Schiavo. Not the man who calls himself her husband, but the real family of this unfortunate woman who is in the . . .

Ayman al-Zawahiri's delusions of grandeur
Barbara J. Stock
March 20, 2005

President Bush did the politically correct thing and appointed his longtime and trusted friend, Karen Hughes, to be the "undersecretary of state for public . . .

Sherlock Holmes and me
Barbara J. Stock
March 12, 2005

Professor Moriarty had Sherlock Holmes. Police Commissioner Dreyfus had Clouseau. Boris and Natasha had Rocky and Bullwinkle. Yamin Zakaria has me. Who is . . .

American Saudi schools: home grown sleeper-cells
Barbara J. Stock
March 2, 2005

There are thousands of Saudi-funded Islamic schools in America. While we have been aware of this for years, Americans were ignorant about what was being . . .

Islam dupes the liberal pacifists
Barbara J. Stock
February 18, 2005

Americans seem to have the memory span of the average sand flea. The vicious attack on American soil has been brushed aside by many. The fact that the enemy's . . .

A frightening message from inside Islam
Barbara J. Stock
February 8, 2005

A few weeks ago I received an e-mail message from a man who called himself "Tim." He explained that this was not his real name. "Tim" was using this name so . . .

Democrats: "deja vu" all over again
Barbara J. Stock
January 29, 2005

Everyone will admit that the campaign for the office of President of the United States was a tough fight. It was constantly being reported that the war was not . . .

Muslims say the most amazing things
Barbara J. Stock
January 7, 2005

I suggest to my readers that each day they seek out an Islamic website and read at least one article that is posted there. I have been asked by friends, "Where . . .

Bin Laden's warning: obey or die
Barbara J. Stock
January 2, 2005

Once again, Osama Bin Laden, hero to many in the Islamic world, has spoken. What did he say? Basically he said, "Do as I say or die." If Iraqis dare to vote . . .

Holidays that offend me
Barbara J. Stock
December 28, 2004

This is shaping up to be the decade of the easily offended. Christmas offends people. God offends people. Handel's "Messiah" bothered someone so this great . . .

What is a prophet?
Barbara J. Stock
December 21, 2004

The world is hearing much these days about "prophets." Was Moses a prophet? Was Jesus a prophet? Was Mohammed a prophet? Interestingly, Moses, the man . . .

Hollywood: Tinseletown or Twinkieland
Barbara J. Stock
December 14, 2004

Most of Hollywood is still in shock. Since many of the Hollywood celeb's are already in therapy for something, depression over the re-election of President . . .

The Islamic vacuum
Barbara J. Stock
December 8, 2004

I receive the most amazing e-mail messages from all over the world. Some of these messages are angry, most are supportive, and some are from Muslims who feel . . .

The sleeping world is awakening to the dangers of Islam
Barbara J. Stock
November 28, 2004

This past week, I have received many responses from Muslims concerning my two most recent columns: ''Followers of Islam: Can You See the Blood on Your Hands'' . . .

Here comes the Arab/Muslim outrage
Barbara J. Stock
November 17, 2004

Any minute now we will hear the collective roar of outrage from Arabs and Muslims around the world about the death of a "helpless" wounded terrorist at the . . .

Followers of Islam: can you see the blood on your hands?
Barbara J. Stock
November 15, 2004

Since the events of September 11, 2001, we Americans have spent much time reassuring Muslims that we are sure that the radical among them is a small number.  . . .

Will the real Democratic Party please stand up
Barbara J. Stock
November 11, 2004

The finger-pointing has begun. The questions are being asked. How did John Kerry lose this election? Was it the "Moral Majority" flexing its muscles? Is the . . .

What have the Democrats learned?
Barbara J. Stock
November 5, 2004

As I watched the returns Tuesday night on Fox News, long-time Democrat pundit and Dukakis campaign manager and liberal, Susan Estrich, went on the air with Brit . . .

Osama speaks
Barbara J. Stock
October 30, 2004

A tape of Osama bin Laden has surfaced and the world is holding its collective breath to hear what he has to say. Why? Who cares what a mass-murdering . . .

The death of the Democratic Party
Barbara J. Stock
October 28, 2004

The Democrat Party of my father is dead. It started to die with Lyndon Johnson and the "Great Society." Jimmy Carter crippled it, but it could have been saved . . .

A letter to America from a terrorist
Barbara J. Stock
October 21, 2004

(The following satire is brought to you by Al Zammooni News, the Arab network favored by terrorists 5-1) Dear America, Let me introduce myself. I am Mula Aba . . .

The mystique of Osama Bin Laden
Barbara J. Stock
October 17, 2004

How many times during these last weeks have Americans heard the words, "If President Bush had just not lost sight of Bin Laden and not let him escape from Tora . . .

America: it's 2004--Do you know where your friends are?
Barbara J. Stock
October 12, 2004

It's time Americans took a long and honest look at our "friends" in Europe, particularly France, Germany, and Russia. As John Kerry crosses the country . . .

What did John Kerry really say?
Barbara J. Stock
October 5, 2004

I had no plans to write about the first debate between President Bush and Senator Kerry, but after reading the transcript, so many of Kerry's statements were so . . .

The Democrat's last stand: Fear
Barbara J. Stock
October 1, 2004

The great first presidential debate is over. The media have been hyping this first debate for weeks. But the truth is, unless Kerry or Bush stumble as they . . .

John Kerry's message to the enemy
Barbara J. Stock
September 24, 2004

The Kerry campaign has settled on a battle cry: "Iraq is the new Viet Nam." John Kerry couldn't use his sterling war record to propel him into the White House . . .

The Republicans did it!
Barbara J. Stock
September 16, 2004

As the final rugs are being pulled out from under CBS News and Dan Rather, the folks on the left have taken up a new chant: "The Republicans did it!" That is . . .

Desperate Democrats dig deep for dirt
Barbara J. Stock
September 14, 2004

It has come down to trolling for gossip and innuendo for the Democrats and John Kerry. What else do they have? The Democrats have found themselves stuck with . . .

George W. Bush and providence
Barbara J. Stock
September 8, 2004

For several months, I have been laying out my feelings as to why John F. Kerry should not be the leader of the free world. As I watched the final night of the . . .

Revenge is a dish best served cold
Barbara J. Stock
August 31, 2004

Over 30 years ago they put away their medals and their uniforms. They buried their anger and bitterness and moved on with their lives — and they waited.  . . .

John Kerry's "War of the Worlds"
Barbara J. Stock
August 29, 2004

John Kerry's campaign seems to be in a total meltdown trying to repair the damage done to the huge and powerful Democratic machine by a small group of . . .

John Kerry's magical mystery tour
Barbara J. Stock
August 19, 2004

Questions continue to appear faster than answers these days about John Kerry's ever-changing four months as a swift boat captain in Viet Nam. The latest . . .

Can America survive a "thoughtful and sensitive" war against terrorists?
Barbara J. Stock
August 12, 2004

Out on the campaign trail, John Kerry has stated that if he were elected president, he would fight a more ''thoughtful and sensitive war'' against the . . .

Will John Kerry's swift boat sink?
Barbara J. Stock
August 8, 2004

John Kerry, reminiscent of "Gomer Pyle," gleefully took the podium and said, "Reporting for duty." and then gave a fairly wimpy salute. Nearly every speech . . .

Who was that at the Democratic Convention?
Barbara J. Stock
August 1, 2004

Watching the Democratic convention this week has been a painful experience. Not because I didn't agree with much that was said, but because it was pitifully, . . .

The Kerry façade
Barbara J. Stock
July 26, 2004

Democratic nominee Senator John Kerry has made several sweeping statements about himself in an attempt to project the image of a man that he feels Americans . . .

Liars and Niger and Blair--oh my!
Barbara J. Stock
July 24, 2004

Can you feel the excitement? The air in Boston is electric, literally, as surveillance cameras sparkle on every street corner. The Democratic convention is . . .

Michael Moore: Master of propaganda
Barbara J. Stock
July 6, 2004

When "Fahrenheit 9/11" opened recently, most intelligent people knew this movie was nothing more than the world as seen from the warped perspective of Michael . . .

Bill Cosby and Clarence Thomas: The new odd couple?
Barbara J. Stock
July 3, 2004

Dr. William Cosby is an American icon. Cosby is beloved by white Americans as much as Black Americans. Through the years, he has been a role model . . .

Bill Clinton: The oxygen destroyer
Barbara J. Stock
June 26, 2004

Anyone who is a "Godzilla" fan knows how the huge reptile, bent on destroying Tokyo, was destroyed in his film debut. A Japanese scientist had developed a bomb . . .

America, are you angry yet?
Barbara J. Stock
June 24, 2004

Americans were angry after the atrocities that were carried out by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Americans wanted those responsible to be hunted down and . . .

France: The great American migraine
Barbara J. Stock
June 14, 2004

America's problems with France didn't start with Jacques Chirac. Chirac is just the latest in a line of Frenchmen that has given the United States a long and . . .

Ronald Reagan: The passing of a great man
Barbara J. Stock
June 7, 2004

As I listen to all the anecdotal stories now being told by friends, journalists, and family, it isn't the greatness of Ronald Reagan that is being shared but . . .

Can we ever repay the greatest generation?
Barbara J. Stock
May 30, 2004

Can my generation ever repay the sacrifices made by our parents and grandparents? Yes, and no. We baby-boomers can never completely understand the suffering . . .

Behold the face of Islam?
Barbara J. Stock
May 24, 2004

"We will return one day unified as one nation with one army and rest assure that those criminal Jews from the criminal state of Israel will have no sanctuary . . .

Must we loose the dogs of war?
Barbara J. Stock
May 18, 2004

My column last week — "My Rage Over the Nick Berg Killing — An apology to the Pigs of the World" — set off quite a firestorm of differing opinions about the war . . .

An apology to the pigs of the world
Barbara J. Stock
May 12, 2004

Last week I was outraged at the behavior of a handful of reservists and disgusted by the pictures that have been plastered all over every media source around . . .

American shame -- Arab hypocrisy
Barbara J. Stock
May 4, 2004

Is it possible for a handful of men and women to bring shame and disgrace to the greatest fighting force in the world? Is it possible for this small number to . . .

Muslim terrorists -- are they Arabian Knights?
Barbara J. Stock
April 26, 2004

Oh, for the days when knights wore shining armor and came to the rescue of damsels in distress. They slew mythical dragons and searched for the Holy Grail.  . . .

Through the looking glass
Barbara J. Stock
April 19, 2004

Did you ever have a day when you feel like you are at the Mad Hatter's Tea party? I've had a week like that. I fully expect that White Rabbit to pop up and . . .

The liberal definition of victory
Barbara J. Stock
April 10, 2004

Leftists in America never seem to learn from their past mistakes. Of course, they don't see aiding and abetting the enemy as a "mistake." They see their . . .

Follow the yellow brick road--to truth
Barbara J. Stock
April 3, 2004

There are mysteries in life we may never solve. The JFK assassination is one such mystery. We know the government is not being honest with us. Information is . . .

Absolute power corrupts absolutely
Barbara J. Stock
March 29, 2004

One man had the country's undivided attention this past week. While Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld was given a mere hour for questioning in front of the 9/11 . . .

In search of the Clinton legacy
Barbara J. Stock
March 22, 2004

Should Leonard Nimoy ever decide to exhume the television show "In Search Of..." hopefully the first show he will air will be the endless search for Bill . . .

Blame Spain for the next terror attack
Barbara J. Stock
March 14, 2004

When the next bomb goes off — perhaps this time in Poland — the families of the dead should blame the people in Spain who voted to run from terrorists and cower . . .

Senator Kerry's non-war on terrorism
Barbara J. Stock
March 5, 2004

On March 3, 2004, suicide bombers in Iraq walked into crowds of praying fellow Muslims and blew themselves apart killing over one hundred innocent people. The . . .

Nurse Barbara's Biology 101 for abortion advocates
Barbara J. Stock
February 26, 2004

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) compared all unborn babies to the first stage of their development, a zygote. Mr. Nadler, as a Registered Nurse of 24 years, . . .

The more things change, the more they stay the same
Barbara J. Stock
February 22, 2004

The presidential election is in full swing and make no mistake, it is war. Unlike the Civil War, it isn't North versus South, it's left versus right, liberal . . .

The year of the skunk
Barbara J. Stock
February 15, 2004

It's the Chinese year of the Monkey and I guess that means something if you are Chinese. I'm not Chinese so I suggest that 2004 be the year of the Skunk. When . . .

Democrats fly on gossamer wings
Barbara J. Stock
February 8, 2004

As I watched what we Americans call the democratic process unfold this election year, I thought of the verse by Gabrielle Alandria which begins: ''On gossamer . . .

Is John Kerry the new Democrat Golden Boy? (Part 2: His military voting record)
Barbara J. Stock
January 31, 2004

John Kerry stated that in his first 100 days in office he would increase the military by 40,000 troops. "In the face of grave challenges, our armed forces are . . .

Is John Kerry the new Democrat Golden Boy?
Barbara J. Stock
January 23, 2004

The good citizens of Iowa handed Richard Gephardt a shocking loss and they put the oft-times raging Howard Dean into a nearly hysterical state. Iowa also . . .

The cancer of hatred
Barbara J. Stock
January 18, 2004

There is more than name calling going on these days. There seems to be a deep, palpable hatred of the "other side." It doesn't matter if you are left, right . . .

What we have here is a failure to communicate
Barbara J. Stock
January 11, 2004

This title comes from the famous movie, "Cool Hand Luke" but I can tell you right now, I will get hate mail from someone condemning me for using it or saying . . .

Clark: The uniform does not make the man
Barbara J. Stock
January 6, 2004

General Wesley Clark was relieved of command. Many of his fellow generals say it was a matter of "integrity." They won't expand on what they meant except to . . .

Dr. Dean and the hypocritical oath
Barbara J. Stock
December 27, 2003

Dr. Dean has found Jesus. Alleluia and Praise the Lord. He discovered him hitchhiking on some back road somewhere around the Mason-Dixon Line. After . . .

Is it time to abandon the United Nations?
Barbara J. Stock
December 14, 2003

In 1942, FDR spoke of a "United Nations" and the hope it could bring to a world torn apart by war. The dream was a good one. The reality has become a . . .

The United States of Florida
Barbara J. Stock
December 6, 2003

I listened to the democrats rant and rave in Florida at their convention about how they want "revenge" for the stolen 2000 Presidential election. Bush is an . . .

Fighters, fools, and nitwits
Barbara J. Stock
December 1, 2003

Little Timmy Robbins has written a play. From the reports it is full of the usual anti-Bush, hate-filled rhetoric that has become a left mainstay these days.  . . .

Next left: The Twilight Zone
Barbara J. Stock
November 22, 2003

Rod Serling was on to something. Perhaps we really can take the wrong turn or have our cars break down in a strange neighborhood and leave reality behind and . . .

The ghost of a President past
Barbara J. Stock
November 16, 2003

I am constantly bombarded with comments and sometimes rather angry emails from the friendly folks on the left as to why we on the right can't let our "hatred" . . .

The Royal Family's bad seed
Barbara J. Stock
November 9, 2003

"The world must help us destroy this evil!" Suddenly, now that there have been two attacks in the Homeland of Saud; they see the "evil." Welcome to the real . . .

Will the ban on partial-birth murder stand?
Barbara J. Stock
November 5, 2003

Before the ink was even dry on the bill banning partial-birth abortions, overwhelmingly passed by both Congressional Houses, supported by the vast majority of . . .

Is dialog with a liberal possible?
Barbara J. Stock
November 1, 2003

The old saying goes: Never discuss politics or religion at any gathering because you will probably start a riot. It's a wise saying, but what about when you . . .

Visions of the future
Barbara J. Stock
October 29, 2003

January, 2005: Washington DC. President George W. Bush, like his Father, is a one term President. Now, a Democrat will take over. Sporadic attacks have . . .

Sick of the world's "moral superiority"?
Barbara J. Stock
October 21, 2003

When you write articles that reflect your opinions and feelings, and others read those words, you get some intriguing responses. I got an encouraging note from . . .

Are liberals aiding and abetting the enemy?
Barbara J. Stock
October 19, 2003

Nearly every day attacks in Iraq from outside terrorists or Saddam loyalists take the life of an American soldier or Marine. President Bush continues to warn . . .

Angry trolls kill three Americans in Gaza
Barbara J. Stock
October 16, 2003

Everyone from Hamas to Arafat rushed to deny their involvement in the murder of three Americans in Palestinian controlled Gaza within an hour of the deadly . . .

Pro-choice: Bad grammar-legal maze
Barbara J. Stock
October 13, 2003

Let's examine the term pro-choice. Today's feminists use the term pro-choice to proclaim that a woman has total control over her body including terminating a . . .

For Democrats to win, America must fail
Barbara J. Stock
October 11, 2003

Senator Carl Levin, D-MI, came to my town. He came to speak to political science majors at our local college. What did he tell these college kids? "[America] . . .

Clinton cost the Democrats their moral high-ground
Barbara J. Stock
October 7, 2003

As Democrats and feminists shove each other out of the way in the stampede for microphones to decry and condemn Arnold Schwarzenegger as unfit for public office . . .

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