Rich Galen Articles http://cnsnews.com/source/72879/feed en Short Takes http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/short-takes <p>Three or four short items on my mind today.<br /><br />First Topic:<br /><br />Kathleen Sebelius, recently resigned Secretary of Health and Human Services and, by most accounts, guilty - by action or inaction - of the dreadful roll-out of Obamacare, has made it known she is thinking about running for U.S. Senate from Kansas.<br /><br />This year.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/short-takes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 420 Commentary Sebelius Wall Street Wendy Davis Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:28:06 +0000 sjones 784470 at http://cnsnews.com Semper Sebelius http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/semper-sebelius <p>This is not going to be a screed against out-going Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius. I believe that most people who get into government at a senior position know they have a target painted on their back from the day they are nominated until the day someone comes buy to pick up the cardboard boxes from their office.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/semper-sebelius" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Obamacare Sebelius Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:13:01 +0000 sjones 783468 at http://cnsnews.com What's in it for Putin? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/whats-it-putin <p>The situation in Ukraine is going in the wrong direction at increasing speed.<br /><br />Here is a map of Ukraine so you can follow along:</p> <p><img src="http://www.mullings.com/ukraine1.jpg" /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/whats-it-putin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Ukraine US foreign policy Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:32:46 +0000 sjones 782310 at http://cnsnews.com iPhone - R.I.P. http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/iphone-rip <p>Everyone has heard stories of someone who fell into a lake with their cell phone in their pocket; who left their cell phone on the picnic table while running for cover in a thunderstorm or who dropped it into a -- how to put this delicately -- receptacle, while using their cell phone in an inappropriate place.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/iphone-rip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary iPhone technology Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:54:52 +0000 sjones 781072 at http://cnsnews.com Hand Me That Poll http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/hand-me-poll <p>President Barack Obama is now officially a boat anchor hanging around the necks of Democrats running for public office from east to west; from north to south and, if there is another dimension - like The Cloud - he's a hindrance there, too.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/hand-me-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campaigns Commentary Obama polls Republicans Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:51:34 +0000 sjones 777518 at http://cnsnews.com No Easy Answers http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/no-easy-answers <p>While waiting for some actual news about that missing airliner, my attention moved back to Ukraine generally, and to the whole sanction thing in particular.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/no-easy-answers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Russia sanctions Ukraine Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:00:05 +0000 sjones 776251 at http://cnsnews.com Rating the Airliner Story http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/rating-airliner-story <p>A minor food fight has broken out among news anchors over the amount of attention the missing Malaysian airliner is getting on the cable news programs.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/rating-airliner-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> cable news ratings Commentary news coverage plane story Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:52:56 +0000 sjones 774998 at http://cnsnews.com Obama Is Poisonous http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/obama-poisonous <p>I promise I will not spend the next 232 days - between now and election day - writing about how the mid-terms are going to turn out. You know my record for prognostication. It's dreadful.</p> <p>Nevertheless, here is what I Tweeted yesterday afternoon:</p> <p>@richgalen Gallup Obama Approval 3-day track = 39-55. One year ago was 50-43. Reason enough for Dems to worry. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/obama-poisonous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Obama poisonous president's polls Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:21:19 +0000 sjones 773920 at http://cnsnews.com A Lost Week http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/lost-week <p>When I first came to Our Nation's Capital in 1977, Democrats held a 292-143 edge in the U.S. House - an astonishing 149 seat majority.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/lost-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Florida congressional race Jolly Sink Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:54:01 +0000 sjones 772853 at http://cnsnews.com Feynman, Sagan & Tyson http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/feynman-sagan-tyson <p>Can we take a day off from Ukraine and CPAC and missing airliners to celebrate something very special? It's the need for most of us to want to learn new things; and for being blessed by having a few people who know about those things and, more important, know how to explain them to the rest of us.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/feynman-sagan-tyson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Feynman Sagan Tyson Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:34:30 +0000 sjones 771555 at http://cnsnews.com A Tough Week for the White House http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/tough-week-white-house <p>In addition to Vladimir Putin's strutting and fretting his hour upon the world stage, the big news out of the U.S. Senate yesterday was that seven Democrats voted with all 44 Republicans on a test vote on the confirmation of a guy named Debo Adegbile to be the head of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/tough-week-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bad week for Obama Commentary Debo Adegbile Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:44:33 +0000 sjones 770471 at http://cnsnews.com They Could Bring Back the Tanks http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/they-could-bring-back-tanks <p>In the late 1980s, there were teams of Americans -- Republicans and Democrats -- who were deployed to nations that had been members of the Warsaw Pact but were now free of the Soviet yoke.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/they-could-bring-back-tanks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cold War II Commentary Obama Putin Ukraine Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:21:34 +0000 sjones 769349 at http://cnsnews.com The Language of Obamacare http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/language-obamacare <p>A couple of weeks ago I made the point that Democrats had been on a mission to remove the word "Obamacare" from the American lexicon.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/language-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACA Commentary defining the argument Democrats Obamacare Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:53:18 +0000 sjones 768131 at http://cnsnews.com Ukraine http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/ukraine <p>I have been to Ukraine twice in the past four years -- in January 2010 and in October 2012.<br /><br />None of what has gone on there over the past few months, is my fault. I was on my best behavior - for me - and I left the country more-or-less as I had found it in each instance.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Russia Ukraine Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:13:42 +0000 sjones 767018 at http://cnsnews.com A Glance at the Polls http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/glance-polls <p>The Gallup organization polls every day asking respondents a number of questions including how they think the President -- in this case Barack Obama -- is doing.<br /><br />This is known as Presidential Job Performance.<br /><br />Gallup does this on a three-day rolling basis.<br /><br /><i>SIDEBAR</i><br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/glance-polls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Gallup Obama polls political polls Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:43:10 +0000 sjones 761808 at http://cnsnews.com A Change of Seasons http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/change-seasons <p>I didn't have a favorite in last night's Super Bowl, so I was neither crushed nor exhilarated by the thumping of the Denver Broncos by the Seattle Seahawks. And I want extra credit for watching the whole thing.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/change-seasons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary election spring training Super Bowl Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:12:22 +0000 sjones 759359 at http://cnsnews.com SOTU 2014 http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/sotu-2014 <p>What I thought the President needed to do:<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/sotu-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> campaign speech Commentary Obama SOTU Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:24:53 +0000 sjones 758182 at http://cnsnews.com Résumé http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/r-sum <p>The Darling-of-the-Left du jour (how many French words can I pile up at the top of this column?) is a Democratic State Senator from Texas named Wendy Davis.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/r-sum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary lying on resume single mom myth Wendy Davis Mon, 27 Jan 2014 09:13:00 +0000 sjones 756824 at http://cnsnews.com A Non-Attorney Spokesperson http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/non-attorney-spokesperson <p>You may have seen, read or heard that Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife were indicted on Tuesday by a Federal grand jury in Richmond, Virginia.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/non-attorney-spokesperson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bob McDonnell Commentary gifts for all Virginia Democrats Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:26:16 +0000 sjones 755582 at http://cnsnews.com Cynical http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/cynical <p>I am crumbling beneath the heavy gravity of our national cynicism. I am being washed away by the flood of ill will between and among Americans.</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/cynical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary cynicism NSA spying Obama Target stores Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:09:52 +0000 sjones 754501 at http://cnsnews.com Still Benghazi... http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/still-benghazi <p>The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SCCI) has released it's long-awaited report on what did (and did not) happen in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 and what the Obama Administration said</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/still-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benghazi Commentary senate intelligence report Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:59:51 +0000 sjones 753312 at http://cnsnews.com Preparing for President http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/preparing-president <p>The feeding frenzy over bridgegate continued more-or-less unabated, notwithstanding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's filibuster-length presser on Thursday.</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/preparing-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary running for president Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:17:30 +0000 sjones 752031 at http://cnsnews.com Exit Ramps and Budget Cuts http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/exit-ramps-and-budget-cuts The national press corps is quivering with excitement over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's problems with a traffic problem.<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/exit-ramps-and-budget-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> budget cuts Christie Commentary offsets Thu, 09 Jan 2014 10:42:45 +0000 sjones 750907 at http://cnsnews.com 302 Days to Go http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/302-days-go <p>Add this to your Outlook right now: Election day is November 4, 2014 - the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. 302 days from today.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/302-days-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2014 Commentary election Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:29:49 +0000 sjones 749783 at http://cnsnews.com Whew! 2013 is Over http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/whew-2013-over <p>I thought that the best thing -- maybe the only good thing -- about 2013 is that it is a prime number.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/rich-galen/whew-2013-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2013 Commentary new year old year Fri, 03 Jan 2014 10:59:47 +0000 sjones 749079 at http://cnsnews.com