Loyalty Trumps Love

Declaring this election the most important since Ronald Reagan sought office in 1980, Ingraham lamented the "skyrocketing healthcare costs, doubling of the debt, the threat of ISIS, the rise of China" and other problems Americans face.”
Trump is Reagan

The “left” and the #nevertrump people harbor great vitriol for Donald Trump. What is it about this man that stirs such contempt? My writing may not change their minds, and it reminds me of the Jesuit cliché’ about miracles: ”for…
A Glimmer of Hope

his has not been a stellar few weeks for humanity to say the least.  Just when you thought we had reached an understanding that we are all one species sharing this obscure planet in a small corner of our galaxy…
The Power of a Wedge Issue – Sexism

We’re resigned to the Clintons focusing on their viability and disregarding the consequences of their heedless actions on others. They’re always offering a Faustian deal. This year’s election bargain: Put up with our iniquities or get Trump’s short fingers on…
It’s Time to Enlarge Congress

At the present point, let's just say that 710,000 per House member is just not representation. Originally, House representation was at approximately 30,000. In the 1910 Census when the House was capped at 435 members, it was 210,000. This means…
We are all People

You cannot continue to label people and divide the country and hope that these problems will go away. As long as there are African-Americans, Italian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, etc., there will be division. I'm not going to get into the politics of…
What Are the Lessons of Orlando

Trump's view of stopping Muslim immigration also would have done nothing to stop this particular tragedy. But, he has several arguments he could make. This first is temporarily banning Muslims from those nations in either a war zone or dominated…
Oblivious, Dangerous and Obvious

For Hitler it was the demands of Germans living in the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia who were seeking closer ties with Germany. For Putin it was repatriation of Russian citizens and the land in Crimea and eastern Ukraine. For Muslims…
The Meaning of Orlando

Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State when the troops were removed. Iranian negotiations began as well so she had a hand in the policies that led to present instability of the Middle East. So why should we trust her with…