The founders were consumed with the idea of liberty. They wrote about it, they lived by it, they even went to war because of it. But the ideas being promoted today under the banner of liberty are about as far from their idea of liberty as New York if from New Deli. To the founders, … Continue reading Words that matter
If people are running around you with their hair on fire, you need to know two things. First, where can I get some water to put out the hair on fire, and second, where is the fire coming from so we can stop it at its source. President Trump is set to announce today that … Continue reading Reality Check- 3,000 years in the making
There are some things to be happy about on this election day (in the states where elections are being held). The most prominent reason to rejoice is that political commercials will finally stop (for a while). Howard Kurtz provides some narrative and a little insight into what seems like the never ending nightmare that is … Continue reading Will the last one out, please turn off the lights?
Senator Jess Flake (AZ) announced today that he will not seek reelection for the Senate in 2018. He is apparently disappointed that things are not going as usual in the GOP. He complained particularly about President Trump's immigration policy, which he said was too harsh. He also believes that the President is acting Childishly for … Continue reading Another One Bites the Dust
Does anyone besides me care that virtually everyone on all sides of the ongoing debate continues to allow the left to define the debate by using the term "healthcare" rather than "health insurance" when debating Obamacare's death spiral? Obamacare, Trumpcare, I-don't-care, whatever is being proposed by anyone out there, is not talking about heath CARE, … Continue reading Words still matter (to me anyway)
"When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is libertty" Thomas Jefferson This is not the fear of attacks and anarchy, but the fear of the disruption of ingrained political advantage when the voters realize that Washington works for them, and they start getting fired. It's a … Continue reading Wisdom that still works
Hillary Clinton chimed in again with Andersen Cooper on CNN, saying that it is time to abolish the "arcane" system known as the electoral college. The question for today class is this. Why does Hillary want to abolish the electoral college? Is it: A. She still believes she can undo last year's results and become … Continue reading Electoral College is not outdated