It could be a lot worse if not for Amedment 17. That was the second monstrous perversion of the Republic perpetrated by Woodrw Wilson. The first was #16 which subverted state sovereignty and allowed the national government unfettered access to all money earned by every worker in America. The Constitution as originally adopted gave the … Continue reading Democrats should be thankful that they might keep 45 seats.
We hear a lot of people talking about the need to take the money out of politics. The fact is however that we will never take the money out of politics until we take the politics out of money. All the decisions about spending and budgeting and financial priorities in America are made by people … Continue reading Give America to the Doers, not to Donors
When the truth was revealed to all the weary travelers in The Wizard of Oz, they were shocked to learn that they had believed a false narrative and been led down what they thought was a yellow brick road, but turned out to be a path of deception. Actually though that tale gives us a … Continue reading Never Mind that man behind the curtain!
The idea that all are equal before the law is called isonomy. The principle that all should be subject to the same laws is called due process. The American system of justice is founded upon those ideas. Many Americans may be completely unaware that these principles are hallmarks of classical liberalism. In fact, our founders … Continue reading A Plea for Liberal Principles
May I propose a simple solution to much of the rancor and downright despicable behavior of political professionals currently degrading America and embarrassing all of the really decent citizens of this great nation? Let us find out what the true majority of Americans believe, and govern accordingly. I submit that the majority of Americans does … Continue reading Yield to the majority- It is the right thing to do in a Democracy
“Nightly News” has now lost the total viewer crown to ABC for 16 straight weeks and 32 of the 36 weeks of the current season. During the week of May 28, “World News Tonight” averaged 8.2 million viewers compared to 7.6 million for NBC’s struggling newscast. Among the key demo, ABC narrowly prevailed by averaging 1.66 million … Continue reading Facts should not be overlooked
Two of the greatest and most enduring documents offering a plan for a human society of peace and prosperity are the Bible and the United States Constitution. Both of these sources share a faith based rather than a human reasoning base as the foundation of their plans. Both documents also share the common principles generally … Continue reading Bible and/or Constitution