Ryan Should Go as Speaker

It is time Paul Ryan should go as Speaker.  The recent disaster on health care is but one example of the failure of Ryan’s leadership.  Ryan is a policy wonk.  But, part of his problem is that he is a…
Economic Freedom Matters!

For the past eight years, we have seen something not seen since the Hoover Administration.  There as been no year in which economic growth hit 3%.  We have a recovery.  But, it is the slowest on record.  It was not…
The Biggest Stick

“Despite budget cuts and a reduction in size, the US has maintained its position as the world’s strongest military, according to a report on globalization from Credit Suisse. While the US is still far and away the world’s top military superpower, Russia and China are its closest…
Ex Malo Bonum

By Plebius Common One of the translations is “From bad comes good”. And the Pope rails against nationalism.  The pope who lays a reasonable claim to being the “Pope of the People.”  How aberrational can one get? “From bad comes…
The Secret US Government

I’d hate to say this because of my strong patriotism and because of my love of country, but each day brings further evidence of the existence of a Secret US Government.  You can call this whatever you want.  The most…
Truth, lies and Video Tape

The first 40 something days of the Trump administration certain have not been boring.  My poor cell phone has been “dinging” with news alert nonstop.  I am not yet sure if all these problems are a result of Trump simply…
The Fourth Estate

Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and…